act of terrorism

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the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature

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3) leading to the prevention, frustration, or favorable resolution of an act of terrorism against a U.
According to The Telegraph, Rajib Karim, 30, from Newcastle was charged with preparing an act of terrorism or assisting another person to commit an act of terrorism between the April 13 2006 and February 25 this year.
He is accused of having without reasonable excuse a record containing information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing an act of terrorism.
Both France and the United Kingdom require certification of an act of terrorism by government ministers.
Rabbi David Adatto at Yad Avraham synagogue in North Hollywood calls the shooting of fellow congregant Yaakov Aminov an act of terrorism.
An American Jewish Committee report on the Brooklyn Bridge shooting, issued before the conclusion of the Justice Department's investigation this week, demonstrated that the murder of Aaron Halberstam was unquestionably an act of terrorism inspired by Islamic extremists in the Middle East.
ATLANTA -- Cypress Communications, a provider of managed Voice over IP (VoIP) communication solutions, warns that companies without a disaster recovery plan for their voice and data communications stand to lose millions of dollars in the event of a natural disaster, pandemic or act of terrorism.
The members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring perpetrators of this reprehensible act of terrorism to justice, he added.
The most heinous act of terrorism took place at 1230 hours on September 15 near village Gatkotal, Upper Dir.
ISLAMABAD -- President Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned the heinous act of terrorism in the city of Boston, Massachusetts USA during the Boston Marathon and has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the deaths and injuries in the terrorist attack.
Irfan Nasser, 30, and Irfan Khalid, 26, are accused of preparing for an act of terrorism, including travelling to Pakistan for training in terrorism, making a martyrdom video and planning a bombing campaign.
POLICE have changed their line of questioning of a Midland man arrested yesterday on suspicion of encouraging an act of terrorism - to quiz him about material "likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism".
Summary: A 23-year-old Wolverhampton man has been arrested on suspicion of encouraging an act of terrorism.
Bali has also faced an act of terrorism in the past where we are today and it is all the right thinking people and people of good sense who have the sense of humanity and mankind," Patil added.
He is accused of having files containing information of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.