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    Twitter suspends 360,000 accounts for 'promotion of terrorism'

    Twitter Inc has shut down 360,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts since the middle of 2015, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.

  • The Grand Theatre of War

    World War I was once thought of as 'the War to End All Wars'. But the hypothesis that “violence can be extinguished with greater violence” has since been thoroughly disproved and should have no place in modern statecraft. Yet it is the bedrock of anti-terrorism.

  • It must be stopped

    Emboldened by the government's lack of action, the extremists will eventually expand their attacks on liberals, politicians, journalists, writers and anyone who disagrees with their views and approach.

  • Arguments you cannot brush aside

    The operative words are extremism and terrorism; so what's in a name, terrorism is terrorism. The threats have always been there and to be fair to ourselves some of the major terrorist acts have not seen handing out of convictions to the perpetrators.

  • Government's anti- militancy campaign

    Despite a commendable initiative by the government to combat militancy by targeting schools, madrasas and mosques, lethargic implementation has reduced it to a forgotten official circular.


    The redeeming feature in these bleak circumstances though, is the Zimbabwe national cricket team's firm indication that they are visiting us next year.

  • Is the wolf just around the corner?

    The nature of the crimes tells us one thing for sure, that these are the work of professional men. Whether those men acted on their own, or on behalf of an extremist group, or a political cartel is critical because that can give us an idea at what rate the fuse is burning to set off explosion.

  • Islamic extremists also targeting Pirs alongside free-thinkers

    Besides free-thinkers, pirs (religious instructors) also become targets of Islamic extremists.

  • IS executes 19 girls for refusing to have sex with fighters

    IS executes 19 women for refusing to have sex with its fighters, reports the dailymail online.

  • Taslima Nasreen moved to US amid death threats: CFI

    Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen moved to United States by the Center for Inquiry (CFI), New York-based advocacy group, which says that she received death threats, reports The Huffington Post.

  • Germany to bring back 100 tanks

    Germany plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service in what is widely seen as a response to rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine.

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    Bloggers and the bigoted

    THE brutal murders of two bloggers by extremists, one in full public view and the other in broad daylight, in a residential area of the city in disturbingly quick succession have understandably created a wave of fear amongst the people.

  • Malaysia passes controversial anti-terror bill

    Malaysia passes a controversial anti-terrorism bill, which the government says is needed to tackle the threat from Islamic extremists.