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#Terrorism in the EU: Terror attacks, deaths and arrests in 2019 

#Terrorism in the EU: Terror attacks, deaths and arrests in 2019 

| July 15, 2020

        The number of terrorist attacks and victims of terror in the EU continued to decrease in 2019. Check out our graph to see the evolution of jihadist terrorism since 2014. There were 119 terrorist attempts in Europe in 2019 counting the ones that were successfully carried out and those that failed […]

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UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted #Terrorists after London Bridge attack

UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted #Terrorists after London Bridge attack

| January 22, 2020

Britain will introduce tougher jail sentences for convicted terrorists and will end early release as part of a series of measures to strengthen its response to terrorism, the government said on Tuesday (21 January), writes Kylie MacLellan. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to make changes after an attack near London Bridge in November in which Usman […]

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#Qatar had advanced warning of Iranian oil tanker attack, failed to warn US, allies: Report

#Qatar had advanced warning of Iranian oil tanker attack, failed to warn US, allies: Report

| November 28, 2019

  A confidential western intelligence report has revealed that Qatar had advanced knowledge of the attack on several international oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman in May, believed by experts to have been carried out by Iran. The US intelligence assessment, obtained by Fox News, allegedly shows that Qatar was aware of the planned […]

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Fighting #Terrorism online: EU Internet Forum committed to an EU-wide Crisis Protocol

Fighting #Terrorism online: EU Internet Forum committed to an EU-wide Crisis Protocol

| October 8, 2019

Yesterday (7 October), the participants of the 5th EU Internet Forum, hosted by Commissioners Avramopoulos and King, have committed to an EU Crisis Protocol – a rapid response to contain the viral spread of terrorist and violent extremist content online. The European Commission, member states and online service providers, including Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Dropbox, JustPaste.it and […]

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#TerroristContentOnline – MEPs agree to start negotiations with EU countries

#TerroristContentOnline – MEPs agree to start negotiations with EU countries

| September 25, 2019

Civil Liberties MEPs agreed on Tuesday (24 September) to begin discussions with EU ministers on new EU rules to tackle the dissemination of terrorist content on the internet. According to the draft legislation, internet companies hosting content uploaded by users (like Facebook or YouTube) that offer their services in the EU will have to remove […]

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EU steps up support to prevent violent extremism and #Radicalization in #CentralAsia

EU steps up support to prevent violent extremism and #Radicalization in #CentralAsia

| September 12, 2019

The European Commission has mobilized an additional €4 million to support the media, civil society organizations, and active citizens in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan to prevent violent extremism and counter radicalization. The new projects will support trainings and professionalization of local journalists, activists and press officers to produce high-quality content, while fact-checking platforms […]

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#SecurityUnion – #Eurojust launches a new Counter-Terrorism Register

#SecurityUnion – #Eurojust launches a new Counter-Terrorism Register

| September 5, 2019

Today (5 September), with the Commission’s support, Eurojust, the EU’s agency on judicial co-operation, has launched a Counter-Terrorism Register, which will help EU countries exchange information on terrorist offences in a quick, efficient and uniform manner. Member states already share information with each other on the suspects of terrorist offences who are under criminal investigation […]

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