act of terrorism

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Synonyms for act of terrorism

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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Exclusion Of Certified Acts Of Terrorism (BP 05 25)--This endorsement excludes coverage for loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by a "certified act of terrorism."
If a person has obtained a judgment against a terrorist party on a claim based upon an act of terrorism, any blocked assets (assets frozen or seized by the United States) of the terrorist party are subject to execution or attachment in aid of execution to satisfy the judgment (13) obtained.
The Act defines "insured losses" as "any loss covered by property and casualty insurance that is caused by an "act of terrorism," if such loss:
2) leading to the arrest or conviction, in any country, of any individual or individuals for conspiring or attempting to commit an act of terrorism against a U.S.
They called upon the law enforcing agencies to bring the perpetrators of this heinous act of terrorism to justice.
According to a notification issued by the AIG-operations, Captain Faisal Abdullah, in the city and other parts of the Sindh province, the most common vehicle used to commit any crime or any act of terrorism was a motorcycle with a pillion rider.
BAHAWALPUR -- The leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan strongly condemned terrorists' attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi and demanded taking stern action involved in the act of terrorism.
He said National Assembly of Pakistan was of firm belief that such heinous act of terrorism was targeted towards the entire humanity and especially the Muslim Ummah.
He is also accused of having in his possession, on December 21, 2014, 19 documents containing details of Peshmerga military personnel for a purpose connected with the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism.
Ahmad Ismail, 18, of Portwrinkle Avenue, Courthouse Green, was arrested last month and charged with failing to disclose information to police of an offence involving the preparation of an act of terrorism, under Section 38 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
Sunday expressed his sadness over the gruesome act of terrorism in
Prosecutors claim that between 2007 and 2013 Badri collected information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.
"Neither this, nor any other senseless act of terrorism in Somalia, would dent their resolve to support the peace and reconciliation process in Somalia," the council underlined.(end) mao.ibi
West Midlands Police confirmed they are now treating his murder in April as an "act of terrorism".