Terrorism: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue held

Published: November 20, 2020

On November 19, 2020, India and European Union held Counter Terrorism Dialogue. During the dialogue, the strategic partners condemned terrorism in all forms. Highlights The dialogue also reviewed threats posed by UN-sanctioned terrorist entities. India and European Union are to soon conclude the Free Trade Agreement. During the dialogue, European Union stressed to increase India’s ..

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US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq withdrawn partially

Published: November 18, 2020

On November 17, 2020, the US Government announced that the US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced. The US forces in Afghanistan is to be reduced from 4,500 to 2,500 and in Iraq from 3,000 to 2,500. NATO on withdrawal of troops According to NATO, by withdrawing forces, the United States is putting ..

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Sudan removed from State sponsors of Terrorism List

Published: November 9, 2020

On November 9, 2020, Sudan was removed from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. India has welcomed its removal. Also, India welcomed the normalisation of Sudan’s relations with Israel. Sudan-Israel After UAE, Bahrain, Sudan became the third country to normalise its relations with Israel in the last two months. On October 23, 2020, Sudan ..

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FATF: Pakistan to remain on “Grey List”

Published: October 24, 2020

On October 24, 2020, the Financial Action Task Force voted for Pakistan to remain under “grey list” of the organisation. The decision was taken as Pakistan failed to comply with all the 27 parameters set by the FATF. It has completed only 21. Earlier, the asia-pacific group of FATF submitted a report titled “Follow up ..

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August 21: International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism observed by UN

Published: August 22, 2020

21st August is observed as the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism by the United Nations. Key Highlights of the events It was the third commemoration of the day. An online high-level event with the title “Not Forgotten: Stories of Remembrance of Victims of Terrorism”, was held. A short film ..

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