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    Kurdish rebels' attack on security complex in Turkey leaves 30 dead

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Diyarbakir Kurdish rebel attack leaves 30 dead Kurdish rebels armed with machine guns and rocket launchers have attacked a security complex in southeastern Turkey, ... attacked the security complex at Beytussebap late on Sunday, killing nine members of the security forces and wounding eight. His office later said that one of those wounded had died. Police ...

  2. 6 Uygurs named as terrorists by security ministry

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com The Ministry of Public Security branded six Uygurs as 'terrorists' on Thursday, accusing them of being involved in terrorist training camps and of organising attacks in the restive Xinjiang region, while dubbing them key members of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM). The six suspects, all men aged between 29 and 47, allegedly received ...

  3. Security needs rise

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Companies in the Philippines have beefed up their security in the wake of last year's Manila hostage crisis, a security consultant says. Gerardo ... The foundation provides security training. 'There are 90 per cent more companies [approaching us] from all over the country,' he said. Veteran security guard Conrado Segumalian, 47, said big ...

  4. Security chief talks tough on Xinjiang

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com The mainland's top police officer yesterday promised tougher action against violent crime and terrorism to protect stability in Xinjiang, where Turkic-speaking Uygurs make up nearly half the population. Xinhua quoted Public Security Minister Meng Jianzhu as telling delegates to a national anti-terrorism work conference in Urumqi, the capital ...

  5. HK praised for container security

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amanda Price Balancing the needs of security and trade in the post-9/11 era requires continued collaboration between Hong Kong, the United States and the international community, former US secretary of homeland security Tom Ridge said yesterday. 'We must work diligently to make sure that security needs do not impede the flow of goods and services and good people to and from our ...

  6. 34,000 troops positioned in cities as security forces placed on 'highest alert'

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... security officer says. The People's Liberation Army has been heavily involved in last-ditch efforts to ensure the safety of the Games, which open next Friday, with 34,000 troops positioned in the capital and co-host cities, according to Colonel Tian Yixiang, military bureau director at the Olympic security command centre. Beijing has also deployed 74 military planes, 48 helicopters and 33 ...

  7. Security chief denies targeting of protesters

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Joshua But A security chief denied police were stepping up control over protests after a 21-year-old man was arrested early yesterday morning during a protest outside ... Tung-kwok, undersecretary for security, yesterday denied the authorities were under political pressure to tighten control over protests. Lai said the government still respected freedom of speech, ...

  8. Security for anniversary intensifies after riots

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo The violence in Xinjiang has put the mainland's public security apparatus on red alert in the run-up to celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic. ... and of last year's riots in Tibet . Chen Jiping, head of the Committee for Comprehensive Management of Public Security, which reports directly to the State Council, was addressing a work ...

  9. Chengdu on alert for attack by extremists

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... today. The Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy reported yesterday that the Chengdu Public Security Bureau had issued arrest warrants for four Tibetans who it said had brought explosives to carry out a terrorist attack. It said the four were siblings from Ganzi town and were described as 'extremists' by the security bureau, which has circulated ...

  10. Olympics safety 'crucial to success'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee Security departments must make an 'all-out effort' to ensure the peace and security of the Beijing Olympics, Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang said yesterday. 'Security and safeguards are the most basic and crucial steps for delivering a successful Olympic Games... which is related to national security and social stability, and a positive ...




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