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  1. Post-9/11 thinking led UK police to Manchester plot

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... within them are important. Extremists have been exposed.' British police arrested 10 people on Monday reported to be part of an al-Qaeda plot to bomb Manchester United's Old Trafford ... or police. Terrorists change tactics and targets as police adapt strategies, both dictated to by events and circumstances. Such fluidity led to Monday's arrests in Manchester, last month's ...

  2. Unite now to plan post-Assad future

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's efforts to show his regime is in control have taken a hit with the defection of Prime Minister Dr Riad Hijab. Of the growing list of political and military figures to have switched allegiance to the opposition Free ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book: Writing War, by Aaron William Moore

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall Writing War: Soldiers Record the Japanese Empire by Aaron William Moore Harvard University Press Soldiers of all nations fighting in the Far East during the second world war were partly radicalised to commit atrocities by their own diaries, according to a new book by a historian at the University of Manchester. Dr Aaron Moore has spent more than a decade studying ...

  4. Public needs reassuring over anti-terrorism unit

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but that we must nevertheless increase anti-terrorist units which by nature must operate under absolute secrecy. No one expects a full public airing of any gaps in our security, or sharing of all the government's anti-terrorist information. But nor can we accept a simple assertion from the administration of the need for more top-secret units. The increase in measures to counter terrorism alters ...

  5. New anti-terror unit to patrol city

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford and Daniel Sin Members of an elite new police counterterrorism unit will patrol some of Hong Kong's most prominent landmarks during the East Asian Games. The unit ... security unit, those familiar with the squad said. They will also cover events such as the Rugby Sevens, diplomatic visits and conventions, as well as being on standby to respond to terror attacks. ...

  6. Hu rallies police unit

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter President Hu Jintao yesterday urged a military force in charge of internal security to step up its training to deal with social unrest, unexpected events and terrorism. In a rallying call to the People's Armed Police, Mr Hu praised off ...

  7. Muslims and Christians unite over Hindu attacks

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Calcutta-based Muslim author Abdur Rouf. 'All persecuted minorities should unite to halt an onslaught if it comes from the majority and more powerful community.' But some security experts worry ...

  8. Two elite PLA units begin 'Sharpening 2008' drill

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

    ... the agency said the exercise involved at least the Jinan Military Region and the Beijing Military Region. According to military experts, the units involved were likely a mechanised infantry brigade of the 54th Group Army in Henan and an armoured regiment from the 38th Group Army under the Beijing Military Region. Both units are considered elite forces of the PLA. The brigade is distinguished ...

  9. United effort the only hope for a brighter Iraq

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The US, its staunch ally Britain and a rag-tag coalition of supporters went to war against Iraq in the name of terrorism. Five years later, the world is far more unsafe and the much-voiced challenge of bringing peace and stability to Iraq and the Middle E ...

  10. Caroliners beaten by Home United

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Second-half substitute Cheng Siu-wai scored twice but could not save South China from a 3-2 loss to Home United of Singapore in their AFC Cup opening group D match at Mong Kok Stadium last night. Peres de Oliveira scored twice for the visitors before Cheng powered home from 18 metres in the 59th minute. But Home United settled the match with Shi Jiayi's goal ...




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