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PostHeaderIcon Asian forum moves to bolster security response

Asian forum moves to bolster security response
Source : AFP

MANILA, Philippines, May 23 (Associated Press) -- Asia's largest security forum, which includes the US, the European Union and China, is forming a quick-reaction group to respond to outbreaks of war and political crises, diplomats said Wednesday.

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PostHeaderIcon North Korea reaffirms commitment to nuclear talks

North Korea reaffirms commitment to nuclear talks
Source : AFP

MANILA, May 24, 2007 (AFP) - North Korea has reaffirmed its commitment to multilateral talks to end a deadlock on its nuclear programme, diplomats attending a security forum said here Thursday.

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PostHeaderIcon Singapore calls for community involvement in counter-terror fight

Singapore calls for community involvement in counter-terror fight
Source : AFP

SINGAPORE, May 3, 2007 (AFP) - Community groups should play a bigger role in the fight against terrorism, a Singapore minister told an international forum here Thursday, saying police and military action were not enough.

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PostHeaderIcon Asia's Leading Security Forum Holds First Exercise

Asia's Leading Security Forum Holds First Exercise
Source : AFP

Singapore, Jan 23, 2007 (AFP) - Asia's Leading Security forum took a crucial step from talk to action this week, carrying out its first operational exercise aimed at shoring up defences against maritime security threats.

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PostHeaderIcon Asia-Pacific Hatches Cyber Attack Plan

Asia-Pacific Hatches Cyber Attack Plan
Source : AFP

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28, 2006 (AFP) - Asia's top security forum on Friday announced sweeping plans to prevent cyber attacks on critical infrastructure and the abuse of online resources by terrorists. The Associations of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum, which includes the United States, Russia and China and is known as ARF, moved to boost counter-terrorism measures at its annual meeting in Malaysia.

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