China gives itself right to mount anti-terror ops abroad


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China has legalised overseas counter-terror operations by its military, details of a controversial new law showed, as it tries to tie violence linked to mainly Muslim Xinjiang into global concerns about extremism.

Under the counter-terrorism legislation passed at the weekend Beijing “may send personnel outside the border to carry out anti-terror activities” when the “relevant country” agrees, according to the text published by the official Xinhua news agency.

http://www.japantoday.com/category/world/view/china-gives-itself-right-to-mount-anti-terror-ops-abroad

CHINA GIVES ITSELF RIGHT TO MOUNT ANTI-TERROR OPS ABROAD


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Under the counter-terrorism legislation passed at the weekend Beijing “may send personnel outside the border to carry out anti-terror activities” when the “relevant country” agrees, according to the text published by the official Xinhua news agency.

The measure applies to the People’s Liberation Army, the People’s Armed Police and employees of the country’s public security organs, Xinhua said.

China Gives Itself Right to Mount Anti-terror Ops Abroad

11 militants from ISIS-linked gang killed in anti-terror op in Russia’s North Caucasus


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The firefight between police and the militants started on early Sunday morning in woodland adjacent to Nalchik, the capital of Kabardino-Balkaria Republic, where counter-terrorist operation was announced on Saturday. A unit searching a territory near the city spotted a group of militants in a dug-out.

The special unit blocked the area and surrounded the bunker, advising the militants to surrender, but the group answered with fire from automatic weapons and threw several grenades.

The first skirmish with the militants resulted in reported five dead among the group. Later on the number of deceased terrorists grew to eleven, National Counter-Terrorist Committee reports.

https://www.rt.com/news/323025-militants-killed-isis-gang/

APEC wraps up Cebu anti-terror meeting


APEC-2015 CTWG Chairperson Oscar Valenzuela said the participants were able to discuss updates on the Counter-Terrorism Action Plan of each economy, which is meant to secure travel, supply chain, finance and infrastructure.

He praised the representatives of the 21 member economies for their active participation in APEC’s thrust in combatting the growing threat of the Foreign Terrorist Fighter Phenomenon and the rising influence of the Islamic states of Iraq and Syria.

http://www.philstar.com/cebu-news/2015/09/03/1495443/apec-wraps-cebu-anti-terror-meeting