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News from the United Kingdom, Tuesday 4th June 2013

The Telegraph: David Cameron: We will ‘drain the swamp’ which allows Muslim extremists to flourish. ‘David Cameron has pledged to “drain the swamp” in which radical Muslims are allowed to hide and develop their extreme views in the wake of the Woolwich terror attack. The Prime Minister told MPs he would do more to tackle […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 29th March 2013

The Telegraph: Nick Clegg: We will deport Abu Qatada. ‘Mr Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, said the Government “will get there” despite yesterday losing a legal challenge against a ruling which prevented the cleric being sent to Jordan. The Court of Appeal’s decision to uphold an earlier legal victory by the Islamist preacher has raised fears […]

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News from South Asia, Tuesday 19th February 2013

Pakistan: The Guardian: Pakistani intelligence is under fire for not preventing the recent deadly bombing in Quetta, aimed at the Shia Hazara minority. “A senior politician and the country’s highest-profile television journalist have lashed out at the military Inter-Services Intelligence spy agency (ISI) after Saturday’s mass killings in the troubled city of Quetta, which sparked […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 15th February 2013

The Telegraph: Terrorism watchdog questioned ‘bewildering’ array of terror powers. ‘David Anderson QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism laws, questioned the need for specific powers to tackle suspected terrorists, brought about in nine separate pieces of legislation in just over a decade. He said no matter how serious or unique “terrorism” offences were it did not […]

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News from South Asia, Tuesday 5th February 2013

Pakistan: Daily Times: An office of the Awami National Party was attacked with a hand grenade in Karachi. “However, no causality was reported in the incident. He said the unidentified terrorists targeted President PS-128, Qazi Ateeq, as he had received an extortion chit from the extortionist mafia. He further said an FIR regarding receiving the […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 1st January 2013

Pakistan: The Economic Times: A Pakistani scientist has expressed fears that Pakistan’s nuclear weapons could be hijacked by radicals within Pakistan’s military. “The growing radicalisation within the military, given attacks on its own internal bases, could lead to these nuclear weapons being hijacked by radical Islamists,” said Pervez Hoodbhoy, who was here for the London […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Thursday 10th January 2013

The Daily Record: Scots ex-BNP chief seen fuelling Union flag riots in Belfast. ‘A Right-wing Scots extremist is in the thick of the Northern Ireland flag riots, the Record can reveal. Jim Dowson has been seen at the disturbances in Belfast in which thousands of people have clashed with police on the streets. The loyalist […]

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South Asia Tracker 19.12.12

Pakistan: CNN: A number of polio vaccination workers have been killed in a spate of directed violence in the past 24 hours. “On Tuesday alone, five workers were killed: a female worker in Peshawar; and four others in Karachi. They were part of a massive three-day vaccination campaign nationwide… In the second incident, two female […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 29.11.12

Research: Exeter University: Attitudes towards security threats uncovered. ‘New research has revealed a significant gap between what the government claims are the biggest security threats facing the UK and the fears of the population. Terrorism is not perceived as the most important threat to everyday life despite claims by policy makers. Politics researchers at the Universities of Exeter […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 19.11.12

BBC News: Umer Farooq jailed over terror material. ‘A man from Greater Manchester has been jailed for two years for having files on his computer with details of how to make explosives, poisons and mines. Dr Umer Farooq had an interest in manuals on explosives, guns, poisons and unarmed combat “beyond that of curiosity”, the Old […]

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