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  1. Scientist called on to ready Beijing for terror gas attack

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be blown to the eastern boulevard and, following some counterintuitive principals of aerodynamics, stay there. While China is not as threatened by organised terrorism as the United States, because ... relying on conventional measures, such as gas masks and fire trucks, to combat trained terrorists. They have yet to recognise the importance of scientists in the war against terror ...

  2. US eyes anti-terror ties with China

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Washington could expand anti-terror and intelligence co-operation with Beijing in the wake of al-Qaeda's threat to the extensive Chinese workforce ... interest in countering the threat of terrorism. We have co-operated with China on counter-terrorism in the past and will continue to do so in the future.' In Beijing last week, the Foreign ...

  3. Terrorism and arms control added to agenda of US talks

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Beijing has added terrorism to the agenda of high-level bilateral meetings with the United States that begin today in Washington, and the US side has added a discussion on arms control, according to a diplomat. 'Diplomats preparing for the talks from both sides have recently agreed to add the two topics,' the diplomat said. The talks- known ...

  4. Incident makes alerts on terrorism more credible, analysts say

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on separatists. 'It's quite obvious this attack was carefully organised and shows that China also has a terrorism threat,' Professor Jin said. Authorities said the attack in Kashgar could ... support from the world in dealing with separatist activities that were linked to terrorism. But he said Beijing should be careful to avoid accusing a particular group, to avoid politicising ...

  5. Xinjiang terror top threat to Olympics: security official

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and vowed to use all available resources to ensure that hostile forces do not disturb the event. On the sidelines of a Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) anti-terrorism meeting in Beijing ... the mainland conducted several anti-terror drills designed to ward off attacks by international terrorist organisations and other criminals, but this is the first time the public security authority has ...

  6. Xinjiang at highest point despite terror threats, officials say

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Xinjiang officials yesterday sought to play down terror threats ahead of the Olympic torch run in the Uygur autonomous region next month and the Beijing Olympics in August, ... vulnerable to threats posed by what Beijing calls the 'three forces' of extremism, separatism and terrorism. ETIM, a militant group advocating a separate Muslim state in Central Asia, ...

  7. Xinjiang crackdown 'helping war on terror'

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Beijing's crackdown on East Turkestan separatists in the Xinjiang autonomous region has made an important contribution to the global fight against terrorism, a senior ... saying Beijing used the excuse of fighting terrorism to repress legitimate religious activity and detain political dissidents. Last year, four East Turkestan separatist groups were identified ...

  8. Sea terror threat stirs Asia

    Posted May 16th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... to sea-borne terrorism. Admiral Fargo, asked what might happen in a crisis in the busy Malacca Straits shipping channel between Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, spoke about the possibility of US ... in the straits and the protection that shipping companies want from piracy and potentially terrorism, things are not going to move.' He argues that for East Asian countries, the arguments for action ...

  9. Bin Laden: one target in the war on terror

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No one can be sure how or when the war against terror will end. What is certain, however, is that success cannot be claimed so long as Osama bin Laden remains at large. No wonder ... And it would have huge symbolic significance in terms of the war against terror. But that may be all. There are signs that al-Qaeda has restructured and adapted to the post-September 11 world. The loss ...

  10. Three-nation crack unit needed to fight terrorism, says Ramos

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... by experts and even a former leader, who have put forward their own suggestions. Scores of alleged Muslim extremists, including the suspected leaders of the regional terrorism group Jemaah Islamiah, ... for Security Studies in Hawaii, Paul Smith, called it 'one of the better ideas'. 'Understanding the local environment is an integral part of rooting out terrorism and that's ...




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