Australia holds anti-terror summit

  • A national meeting on counter-terrorism and violent extremism was held in capital Canberra on Thursday with the participation of Australia's federal, state and territory chiefs of police, security, intelligence and education agencies. The meeting was called urgently by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the wake of the shooting and killing of Curtis Cheng, a veteran police accountant, outside Sydney's Parramatta Police Station on October 2 by 15-year-old Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar, Xinhua news agency reported. Source: IANS