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Feb 15, 2018
Tamil Nadu no longer peaceful state, is becoming training centre for extremists, claims Union minister Pon RadhakrishnanUnion Minister Pon Radhakrishnan claimed that Tamil Nadu no longer remained a peaceful state, but turning out to be a training centre for extremists.
Feb 13, 2018
UK government unveils tool to accurately detect extremist content and block it from being viewedHome Secretary Amber Rudd told the BBC that she would not rule out forcing technology companies to use it by law.
Jan 27, 2018
Maoists kill one, injure another on suspicion of being police informers in midnight attack in TelanganaMaoists went on rampage in Telangana's Bhadradri Kothagudem district early Saturday, killing one and injuring another former guerrilla member
Jan 18, 2018
US Senate calls for Facebook, Twitter and Google to up their efforts to pull down extremist content on respective platformsSocial media firms were pressed in a hearing over their reliance on AI and algorithms to keep their powerful platforms clear of violent extremist posts.
Dec 13, 2017
Social media companies should face prosecution for failing to remove racist and extremist content: UK ethics watchdogSocial media companies currently do not have liability for the content on their sites, even when it is illegal, the report said.
Dec 07, 2017
EU urges internet companies to do more to stop the proliferation of extremist content on their platformsThe EU said it will come forward with legislation next year if it is not satisfied with the progress made by tech companies in removing extremist content.
Dec 01, 2017
White House says recent protests in Pakistan emboldened extremists, calls govt 'pretty weak'The Trump administration is concerned that the manner in which recent protests ended in Pakistan have emboldened extremists
Nov 29, 2017
Egypt mosque attack: President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi gives forces 3 months to restore stability in SinaiJust days after the worst terrorist attack in Egypt's modern history, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday gave his security forces a three-month deadline to restore "security and stability" in the troubled Sinai, the epicentre of an increasingly brutal Islamic insurgency.
Nov 20, 2017
Engineering students from AMU win Facebook hackathon to curb extremist content on social mediaDubbed the 'Digital Masala Challenge', the hackathon was organized to find ideas to combat violent extremism and polarisation in the social media.
Nov 14, 2017
YouTube is removing videos of hate speech and non-violent content featuring extremist leaders or groupsYouTube has resisted imposing more editorial control because it fears making it harder for important videos to get a wide audience, Juniper Downs, YouTube’s global director of public policy, told a San Francisco conference sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League on Monday.