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UNSC passes resolution to combat terrorist financing

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously passed the first-ever resolution ordering members to enforce laws against terror financing. The resolution demands all states to ensure that their domestic laws and regulations establish serious criminal offenses to collect funds or financial resources to terrorist groups or individual criminals. It also calls on members to ..

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India and China launch their first joint programme for Afghanistan to train its diplomats

India and China have launched their first joint programme for Afghanistan to train its diplomats from October 15-26 under the aegis of the Trilateral Cooperation between India, China and Afghanistan. The joint training programme is being held after an understanding for such a cooperation was reached during an informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi ..

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UNSC adopts Resolution 2428 to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution 2428 (2018) to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan. The measure will stop the flow of weapons to armed groups in the country. It is in addition to the current sanctions, till May 31, 2019. Under the terms of Resolution, all Member States must ..

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Taliban attacks city of Kunduz

In a well-coordinated attack Taliban has launched a major offensive against the city of Kunduz in Afghanistan. The attack which began in midnight from all four directions still continues as police are trying to push the fighters back. Taliban are known to be positioned in civilian homes and have become difficult to be dislodged. Taliban ..

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Azhar Blacklisting: UN Panel to consider Indian proposal

Masood Azhar -the chief of Jaish-e-Mohammad and a resident of Bahawalpur, Pakistan has been accused by the Indian agencies of orchestrating several terror attacks on Indian soils including the one on Parliament in 2001, Pathankot airbase on January 2 and the latest one at Uri which claimed lives of 19 Indian soldiers. Azhar is said ..

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US to extend military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016

United States has announced to extend its military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016 as per shift in policy to further cooperate for fighting terrorists. It was confirmed by US President Barack Obama by announcing that around 5,500 troops will be present in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017. Originally all except a small embassy-based ..

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