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COUNTER, Eng. law. The name of an ancient prison in the city of London, which has now been demolished.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Claire Landais ensured that French government will continue its support to Pakistan in countering terrorism and extremism, at all international forums.
The parties agreed on the need for a comprehensive approach to terrorism, based on the rule of law and protection of human rights and for enhancing cooperation in dealing with violent extremism in all its aspects, including preventing and countering radicalization and addressing the root causes of thereof.
Pakistan's first three-day International Counter Terrorism Forum will start from Tuesday.National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) Coordinator Ihsan Ghani during a news briefing in Islamabad on Friday, said conference was aimed at highlighting Pakistan's endeavours and achievements in countering menace of terrorism and extremism before the international community.
To take urgent action to prevent and combat terrorism in all its forms: by becoming parties and implementing existing international conventions and protocols against terrorism, implementing all General Assembly and Security Council resolutions to eliminate international terrorism and to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, and finally, full cooperation with the counter-terrorism subsidiary bodies.
Regional governments, global coalitions and international security policy-makers--all have an interest in finding the ways and means of countering such challenges.

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