Tag Archives: ‘terrorism’

China has a business-like approach to terrorism

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, November 2, 2018. The moment China sees that the cost of supporting Pakistan exceeds the short-term benefits, it will drop the latter like a hot potato(REUTERS) In what can be seen as a small victory for India, the United… Read More »

G7 summit agrees on countering terrorism but not climate change

Leaders of the world’s leading industrial nations, the G7, have agreed on new action to counter terrorism at a summit in Taormina, Sicily. However, differences over climate change remain between US President Donald Trump and the others, said the host, Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni. Mr Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May reaffirmed plans to boost trade, including… Read More »

Muslim nations agree to work closely to fight terrorism – Turkey’s Erdogan

Muslim countries have agreed to work together more closely to fight terrorism and other crimes and will establish an Istanbul-based centre for greater police cooperation, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. Leaders from the Muslim world are attending a summit in Istanbul this week of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss issues facing the grouping’s 57… Read More »

Egypt’s Sisi accepts Sinai jet crash was ‘terrorism’

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has officially acknowledged for the first time that the crash of a Russian airliner in the Sinai peninsula last October was a result of “terrorism”. He said the attack had been intended to damage Egypt’s tourism industry and relations with Russia. Russia has already said a bomb caused the crash in which 224… Read More »