terrorism

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Ten Sri Lankan Cricket Players Back out of Pakistan Tour Over Security Concerns

After the 2009 terror attack on the team in Lahore, top players, including Lasith Malinga and ODI captain Dimuth Karunaratne, are fearful of stepping into the country.
Shamani Joshi
9.10.19
ISIS

A Brooklyn Man Has Been Indicted for Allegedly Being an ISIS Sniper and Recruiter

Asainov lived in Brooklyn from 1998 to 2013, and neighbors described him as standoffish but otherwise fine.
Gaby Del Valle
9.5.19
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An Indian Guy Tried to Stop His Wife From Leaving the Country by Telling Airport Authorities She Was a Suicide Bomber

He made a hoax bomb threat and called his wife a ‘fidayeen’ in the hope that it would prevent her from leaving him.
Shamani Joshi
8.20.19
tech-power

Cloudflare Says It Won’t Ban 8chan, a Hotbed for Terrorist Manifestos

Cloudflare is facing renewed pressure to stop providing their services to 8chan, which if removed, would likely make it harder for the site administrators to keep the message board online.
Joseph Cox
8.5.19
britain

The UK Now Considers Far-Right Terror As Dangerous As Islamic Extremism

Right-wing watch groups say the change to how the UK assesses terrorism threats is long overdue, and are calling on the government to do more.
Tim Hume
7.25.19
News

Sri Lanka’s Tourism Business Slumps Following April Bombings

While tourism is the country's fastest-growing source of foreign currency, the central bank has lowered the industry's growth forecast in 2019.
Meera Navlakha
7.16.19
News

Months After a Terrorist Attack, New Zealand Begins to Hand Over Its Guns

More than 900 gun owners have registered to hand over their firearms.
Meera Navlakha
7.16.19
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Al Qaeda Calls for ‘Unrelenting Blows’ on the Indian Army in Kashmir

The terror outfit’s chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri also said the fight in Kashmir was part of the global Muslim community’s “jihad against a vast array of forces”.
Shamani Joshi
7.11.19
terrorism

Terrorist Group Behind Bali Bombings Use Palm Oil Plantations to Fund Terrorist Activity

Jemaah Islamiyah remains a threat to the region even after Indonesian police captured numerous high-ranking group leaders, the latest being Para Wijayanto, who was involved in the 2002 Bali bombings.
Adi Renaldi
7.11.19
Social Media

Twitch Sues to Identify Users Who Uploaded Christchurch Video and Porn to Its Platform

Users posted the violating material to the section of Twitch for Valve-developed game 'Artifact' over Memorial Day weekend.
Joseph Cox
6.18.19
terrorism

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh Is Getting Out of Prison Today. He Still Might Be Radicalized

A 2017 report said he “continued to advocate for global jihad and to write and translate violent extremist texts"
Tim Marcin
6.12.19
terrorism

New Zealand Just Filed Its First-Ever Terrorism Charges Against the Christchurch Mosque Shooter

He’s been charged under New Zealand’s terrorism suppression law, which was enacted in 2002 after the 9/11 attacks in New York City.
Tess Owen
5.23.19
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