Terrorist Act


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Terrorist Act

 

(terrorism), the killing of or some other act of violence against government or public figures, performed with political goals. Soviet criminal law views a terrorist act as one of the most dangerous political crimes and establishes severe punishments for it.

In contemporary international law, assassinations of or other attacks against heads of state, heads of government, or members of diplomatic missions, committed with the desire to influence the policies of a country, and also such acts as kidnapping of foreign diplomats or armed hijacking of aircraft, are regarded as acts of terrorism.

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The pair are also accused of trying to recruit people to carry out terrorist acts, offering them training and information about how they could make bombs and learn about terrorism in Pakistan.
Major objectives within FBI domestic and international terrorism programs include identifying and preventing the activities of terrorists prior to the commission of terrorist acts and pursuing the arrest and prosecution of responsible individuals.
To carry out their terrorist acts, the suspects procured firearms, ammunition and explosives necessary, using funds they collected for this purpose and got in touch with foreign terrorist organisations and groups.
It stressed that this terrorist act is contrary to all human and moral values, and is a violation of all international laws and norms, and an infringement of the immunity enjoyed by the premises of diplomatic missions.
BEIRUT: Military judge Saqr Saqr said Wednesday that a deadly explosion in the Metn town of Antelias last month was a result of a hand grenade and not a terrorist act.
Shaikh Khalifa also renewed UAE's condemnation of that terrorist act which targeted innocent people at a place of worship.
To successfully combat a terrorist incident, law enforcement first must assume that a terrorist act has occurred whenever a warning has been received, credit has been claimed by a terrorist group after the incident, or the magnitude or location of the incident would merit a cautious presumption of an attack.
What should a senior manager do if his or her company is involved in a crisis -- a terrorist act, death threat, lapse in security or even a natural disaster?
Riyadh, Rajab 10, 1438, April 07, 2017, SPA -- Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, has sent a cable of condolences to King Karl XVI of Sweden on the tragic aftermaths of a terrorist act committed in Stockholm.
LAHORE -- Former Federal Minister and human rights activist Ansar Burney has condemned a terrorist act in which foreign climbers were slain at Nanga Parbat, Gilgit-Baltistan.
Let's first be clear that the crime committed in Dubai is a terrorist act, whichever way you look at it.
Riyadh, Rajab 10, 1438, April 07, 2017, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of condolences to King Karl XVI of Sweden on the tragic aftermaths of a terrorist act committed in Stockholm.