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2006-02-25 22:05:14

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, facing what it says is terror threat in its restive far northwest, has sent a U.N. convention that tackles the financing of terrorism to parliament for approval, Xinhua news agency said.

2006-02-16 10:44:26

By Gordon Bell CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Battles are being won in the fight against terrorism financing as countries improve cooperation and tighten systems to identify money transfers, a top official said on Thursday.

2006-02-15 12:49:01

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair won a key vote on Wednesday over plans to toughen anti-terrorism laws, a second parliamentary victory in a week that political analysts say will help reassert his authority.

2006-02-15 09:35:00

A government database of alleged international terrorism suspects or associates includes 325,000 names, four times more than when the central list was created in 2003, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing counterterrorism officials.

2006-02-15 01:00:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A government database of alleged international terrorism suspects or associates includes 325,000 names, four times more than when the central list was created in 2003, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing counterterrorism officials.

2006-02-03 20:06:15

WACO, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush signed an extension on Friday of an anti-terrorism law enacted after the September 11 attacks that critics say infringes on civil liberties.

2006-02-02 22:39:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to provide a second brief extension of expiring provisions of the anti-terrorism USA Patriot Act won final congressional approval on Thursday and President Bush was expected to swiftly sign it into law.

2006-02-01 01:51:15

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - A maritime terrorist attack in the Malacca Strait could send economic shockwaves around the world even it was not a major strike, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said on Wednesday.

2006-01-25 15:59:45

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States has used the USA Patriot Act to improperly deny visas to foreign scholars critical of the Bush administration's foreign policy, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a lawsuit on Wednesday. The civil rights group sued U.S.

2005-12-30 15:41:57

CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Friday signed legislation extending key provisions of the anti-terrorism USA Patriot Act until February 3, despite earlier objecting to anything short of a permanent renewal.


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