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  1. Explosions 'not linked to terror or Games'

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Kunming security chief rejects rumours Police in Kunming investigating Monday's two fatal bus explosions have not found any links between the blasts and terrorism or next month's Olympics, a top city security official said yesterday. A day after the blasts that killed two people and injured 14 during the morning rush hour in the capital of Yunnan province, police ...

  2. Engaging the people provides a powerful incentive for peace

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... such as the growing of poppies so that they're making an economic gain, or with disincentives, like outright terrorism, to subdue them into compliance.' He said that, after being crushed ...

  3. More bomb blasts in India kill 15

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with remote devices. Mr Ahmed declined to comment on reports that a little-known Islamic guerilla group- the Indian Mujahedeen- had telephoned a television station and accepted responsibility ...

  4. Uygur bombers pose little threat to venues, analysts say

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Beijing The Kuqa bombings bore the hallmarks of an act of terrorism by Uygurs seeking attention for their cause while China hosts the Olympics, but the threat of attacks ... of officers and throwing bombs. State media said 16 were killed and 16 injured. Analysts said it may have been the worst act of terrorism in the Xinjiang region since 1949. However, International Risk ...

  5. Don't overplay the importance of terrorism

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... other terrorist attacks in terms of loss of life, the Mumbai bombings of 1993 remain the third-worst incident in the history of terrorism. Yet who remembers them today? I do, because ... people and an enormous nuisance for hundreds of thousands of others, but they didn't change anything important. How could they? Terrorism is only as important as you let it be. ...

  6. Concerns over Olympics as Uygurs linked to terror camp

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

    ... In March, mainland authorities blamed an overseas-based militant group- the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (Etim)- for a botched terror plan in which four people, including a 19-year-old Uygur, ... links to a terror training camp, renewing fears of attacks on the mainland with less than one month to go until the start of the Beijing Olympics. Quoting a spokesman for the Public Security ...

  7. Indians hope killings will end after Muslim clerics declare fatwa against terrorism

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi A fatwa against terrorism by the most influential Muslim seminary in India has sparked a debate over whether it could prove effective in isolating extremist elements within the 140-million-strong minority. Clerics from the Darul Uloom Deoband, a 150-year-old institution that influences thousands of Islamic schools, recently declared that 'Islam ...

  8. 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, ... the Olympics and that the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) was behind the foiled plot. Mainland authorities also confirmed last month that Uygurs had protested in a Hotan marketplace over ...

  9. Xinjiang police nab 82 terror suspects

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... in Urumqi, capital of the autonomous region. Police were seeking 66 other radicals linked to terrorism, religious extremism and separatism, Xinhua said. Also in the crackdown, 51 criminal gangs were ... on a hideout where 15 people from a 'holy war' training group in the capital were staying. Li Wei, director of the Centre for Anti-terrorism Research, said Beijing had been on high alert ...

  10. Jakarta urged to ban Hezbollah's channel

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar Militia's television network sets off alarm bells Only five days after it began broadcasting in Indonesia, the militant Islamic satellite broadcaster ... the broadcast of Al-Manar, because the channel uses the Koran to justify terrorism and violence,' said Mark Dubowitz, of the US-based Coalition Against Terrorist Media. The coalition's website ...




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