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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    Mainland's elite forces go through 'hell' to prepare for war against terror

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Gruelling years-long training and stringent entry requirements prepare mainland's top anti-terrorism squad for a whole range of security threats Special forces go through 'hell' in war against terror It's described as "hell" training- physical challenges, like crawling through cold streams and climbing hills while ...

  2. News - China - SECURITY

    Cuffed knifeman apologises for 'holy war' assault in Xinjiang

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 10:47am by AP

    ... in Xinjiang, saying he had been influenced to carry out holy war by other gang members. China Central Television identified the man as Murzahti and said the interview took place in a local detention ... said the gang's leader, who was among the dead, had told him that if he died carrying out jihad, or holy war, he would enter heaven directly. Murzahti, shown with a bandage on his head, ...

  3. News - China - SECURITY

    Xinjiang jails 39 for 'inciting holy war, spreading terrorism'

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:00pm by AP

    ... chat groups involving 1,310 people, the court said. In another case, a Uygur man was jailed for 15 years after he preached jihad, or holy war, to his son and another young man, according ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Evacuation ordered as bomb is unearthed by North Point ferry pier

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... a 46cm armour-piercing bomb, left by the Japanese army after the second world war and discovered by workers at a construction site next to the North Point Ferry Pier. A section of the Island ... as 100 metres and the explosion crater measured about three metres in diameter. It is not uncommon for unexploded bombs left underground during the second world war to be found at construction ...

  5. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Malaysia foils Islamic State-inspired plot to bomb pubs, discos and Carlsberg brewery

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:49pm by AFP

    ... to create networks with regional and global Islamic State cells. He said up to 40 Malaysians had gone to Syria to join the civil war there. Malaysia has previously been home to several suspected key ...

  6. News - World - SECURITY

    Osama bin Laden 'Devil Eyes' doll developed in fight against al-Qaeda

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Osama toy made for al-Qaeda fight For more than a decade, the US has used drones, satellites, spies, informants and tracking devices to thwart al-Qaeda in Pakistan. The CIA also set in motion a plan to wage war with toys. Beginning in about 2005, the agency began developing a custom-made Osama bin Laden action figure, according to sources. The faces were ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Hong Kong chief hits back in war of words on Snowden cyberspying claims

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Danny Lee and Agencies

    ... Chief executive says US must address Snowden's hacking claims, as justice chief denies accusation that city stalled over request for fugitive's arrest The war of words over ... in tangible terms and the dispute would remain a war of words. China yesterday refuted a US accusation that it had facilitated Snowden's departure from Hong Kong, after Washington said Beijing ...

  8. News - World - SECURITY

    US lawmakers fear freed Taliban a threat despite Obama's deal with Qatar curbing their activities

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:32pm by WASHPOST

    ... al-Qaida before the 9/11 attacks, were traded for Bergdahl, who was held by the Haqqani network, a branch of the Taliban, for nearly five years. He was the only US prisoner of war from the Afghan ...

  9. News - China - SECURITY

    Politburo pushes for ethnic unity in restive Xinjiang in wake of terror attacks

    Posted May 26th 2014, 11:38pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Xinjiang had good momentum for development and overall society was stable, indicating the central government's policy was "completely accurate". But the war on separatists was long term, complicated and urgent. The statement said: "[We must] take the severe crackdown on terrorism as the focus of the current war and curb the spread of terrorist attacks ...

  10. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing mobilises 100,000-strong citizen army in the capital's latest anti-terror drive

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:38pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Zhang Yihe posted, "It's a sea of people's war", a term that late leader Mao Zedong used during the second world war to describe his strategy against the Japanese. ...




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