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The Associated Press

China Claims 13,000 ‘Terrorists’ Arrested in Uighur Province of Xinjiang

The Chinese government published a policy paper on Monday claiming it has arrested 13,000 “terrorists” in Xinjiang province since 2014. The paper is part of China’s effort to defend the massive re-education camps that currently hold up to a million members of the Uighur population, a predominantly Muslim ethnic group.

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Turkish Prez Showing Christchurch Footage at Rallies, NZ Fears He Is Endangering Kiwis

Turkey’s Islamist president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been inflaming his supporters by showing footage of the suspected far-right terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, at political rallies — a move which potentially “imperils the future and safety of the New Zealand people and our people abroad”, according to the Pacific country’s foreign minister.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 2: A Metropolitan police officer patrols the streets of Westminster March 2, 2004 in London. The government today announced figures showing that police force numbers have reached an all-time high, with an increase af almost 6000 to 138,155 officers in the last 12 months. (Photo by …

London Police Treating Stabbing as Far-right Terror

LONDON (AP) – British police say a stabbing west of London in which a man attacked a teenager with a baseball bat and knife while hurling racist abuse is being treated as a terrorist incident “inspired by the far-right.”

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Israel: Hamas-Run TV Station Aired Secret Messages to Terrorists

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday designated the Hamas-run Al Aqsa TV network a terror organization after it was found by the Shin Bet security service to be broadcasting hidden messages and cues for directing terror attacks.

The Associated Press

Pakistan Begins Promised Crackdown on Militants, India Skeptical

The government of Pakistan announced on Tuesday it has commenced a promised crackdown on Islamist militants, detaining dozens of suspects – including members of the group that attacked an Indian convoy last month – and implementing policies that should make it easier to seize the assets of banned organizations. Indian officials expressed skepticism that this crackdown will be more effective than any of Pakistan’s previous efforts to control terrorism after intense international pressure.

The Associated Press

Caroline Glick: Time to walk away from Afghanistan

If nothing else comes of it, the latest round of Pakistani aggression against India served as yet another signal to the U.S. that the time has come to cut its losses and walk away from Afghanistan.

Rescuers run as they carry a stretcher in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, on February 28, 2019 after a car bomb exploded close to a major hotel killing at least five people and wounding 25 others. - Witnesses described how the blast ripped through one of the busiest streets of …

Al-Shabaab Gunmen, Suicide Bombers Attack Mogadishu Hotel

A suicide bombing attack on a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on Thursday evening quickly escalated into a massive gun battle between Somali security forces and jihadis loyal to al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda ally that is becoming increasingly active across the region.