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UN urges more action on al-Qaeda

Only a lack of technical expertise is stopping al-Qaeda from carrying out a chemical or biological attack, a United Nations report has warned. The report said al-Qaeda ideology had continued to spread, raising the spectre of further attacks. Sanctions against al-Qaeda were proving difficult to implement fully, the UN panel of experts said. And they warned that United Nations member states were not doing enough to crack down on terror groups. “Many of al-Qaeda’s sources of funding have not yet been uncovered or blocked,” the report said. “Al-Qaeda continues to have access to funds through charities, deep-pocket donors and from business and criminal activities, including the drug trade.” Full Story

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