International terrorist database planned

The special services of several countries will be ensuring security at the upcoming Olympic Games in China, and football European championships in 2008 and 2012. The decision was made at an international security conference in the Siberian city of Khanty-

Russian special forces have shown off their skills to foreign colleagues practicing various anti-terrorism operations.

The drills included storming a building where militants held hostages and releasing people in a bus hijacked by terrorists.

It is the seventh International Security Conference, hosted annually by Russia.

On the agenda were cyber terrorism, transport security and countering the financing of terrorism.

Security officials also discussed plans for an international terrorist database all countries would be free to use and update.