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Terrorism

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  • The rules of war need updating

    The rules of war need updating
    The attack on a cafe in Sydney, Australia, by a self-described Islamic cleric with a long police record, left two hostages dead, along with the cleric, one Man Haron Monis. He was an Iranian refugee who enjoyed the hospitality and protection of the...
  • Obama says Sony erred in canceling film, should have 'spoken to me first'

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama criticized Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday for retreating on a film that seemingly instigated a devastating cyberattack now blamed on the North Korean government. Amid escalating concerns over porous U.S....
  • Trudy Rubin: Will Pakistan leaders act now?

    Pakistanis, and sympathizers the world over, are mourning the Taliban's horrific massacre of at least 132 schoolchildren and 13 staff in a crowded school in Peshawar. On the surface, this obscene assault in which the Pakistani Taliban hunted down...
  • Kenya's Kenyatta signs security law despite protests

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed new anti-terrorism measures into law on Friday, triggering fresh protests from opposition MPs who said they would take legal action to overturn the legislation and protect civil liberties. Kenyatta's move came a day...
  • U.N. urges Pakistan to refrain from resuming executions

    The U.N. human rights office appealed to Pakistan on Friday to refrain from resuming executions after the massacre of 141 people in a Peshawar school, saying this would not stop terrorism and might even feed a "cycle of revenge". Prime Minister Nawaz...
  • Turkish sociologist acquitted of 1998 blast for fourth time

    A Turkish sociologist who researched the treatment of minority Kurds and has become a cause celebre for human rights groups was acquitted for the fourth time on Friday of bombing Istanbul's Spice Bazaar in 1998. Pinar Selek was arrested shortly after the...
  • Surprised U.S. lobbyists push quick 2015 terrorism insurance renewal

    Lobbyists for insurers, real estate financiers and businesses launched into action this week to urge quick renewal of a terrorism insurance program in 2015 after U.S. lawmakers left it to expire at the end of this year. Industry officials said they...
  • First of 400 Pakistani militants hanged in wake of school massacre

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan executed two convicted terrorists Friday, the first of 400 militants headed to the hangman's noose amid a government crackdown ordered after Taliban attackers gunned down 148 children and teachers Tuesday at a school in the northern...
  • Pakistan angry at school killings, moves to execute convicted terrorists

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan Pakistan's government lifted a moratorium on executing convicted terrorists Wednesday and sought Afghanistan's help to find the mastermind of Tuesday's murderous attack on an army-run school in the northern city of Peshawar, as the...
  • President Obama: Sony Made a 'Mistake' In Pulling 'The Interview'

    President Obama on Friday said that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in pulling the movie "The Interview." The president spoke just hours after the FBI announced that North Korea was responsible for the cyber-attack on the studio. "Yes, I...
  • FBI: North Korea 'Responsible' for Sony Attack

    The FBI announced on Friday that North Korea was "responsible" for the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, as authorities concluded that malware used in the massive data breach was linked to the country. "As a result of our investigation, and in close...