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Synonyms for 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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He presented Pakistan's narrative on war on terror and counted the sufferings and sacrifices of Pakistan because of terrorism and war on terror.
Kenya has, undoubtedly, been caught up in the global terrorism menace and has every right to act to counter and prevent terror attacks but at what cost to citizens?Claims have been raised of extrajudicial killings and disappearances in areas with large Muslim or Arab populations, such as North Eastern and the Coast.
Jaffeer, Sri Lanka's Delegate, stated that Sri Lanka has recognized the increased threat posed to global and international security from terrorism, including nuclear terrorism, given the country's experience from the scourge of terrorism.
According to a notification issued here by Home and Tribal Affairs Department, the terrorism cases of North Waziristan would be tried by Anti Terrorism Court, Bannu.
This textbook explores modern terrorist violence, focusing on the post-World War II period and surveying nations, movements, and individuals who have engaged in terrorism, as well as the underlying causes and types of terrorism.
property terrorism insurance market is back in the spotlight as Congress looks at renewing the federal reinsurance backstop, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA), which is set to expire in Dec.
This came in a speech delivered by Syria's Ambassador to Iran Adnan Mahmoud at the High-level Conference "International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and Its Financing Through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime" held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
He also said that the workshop was directed by the Commandant General of the Corps, Alhaji Abdullahi Gana, following the new trend of global terrorism.
He also stressed the importance of co-operation with parliamentarians to implement the documents emanating from the United Nations and the Security Council in relation to countering terrorism, stressing the importance of parliaments around the world in promoting these efforts and enacting national legislation to combat terrorism.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict in a case pertaining to what constitutes 'terrorism' and, consequently, what cases should be tried under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA).
Keywords: Terrorism, Causes, Ethnicity, Corruption, Karachi.
Botswana is committed to playing its part in efforts to combat terrorism in all its manifestations, Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Carter Morupisi, has said.
New York -- Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations Maliha Lodhi has made it clear to the international community that Pakistan have achieved 'major gains 'in its war against terrorism, however, more international cooperation is needed to eradicate the scourge of terrorism.
ISLAMABAD -- National Security Advisor Lt Gen (R) Nasir Khan Janjua Wednesday said terrorism required International and global response as it could not be fought individually or state or group of countries.
BEIJING:China Monday said Pakistan had made important sacrifices and contributions to the global anti-terrorism cause and finger pointing at each other was not conducive to the global counter terrorism efforts.