Parrikar calls for action against terrorism

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:44

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday called on Asian countries for action against terrorism, describing it as the "most pervasive and serious threat".


Pakistan Army prepared to combat 'threat from east': Gen Bajwa

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:10

Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Hours after Pakistan was hit by another bomb blast, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said that despite internal security threats the army was fully prepared for an effective response against the "perpetual threat from the east".


Mere military defeat of ISIS not enough for peace in Middle East: Expert

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 10:32

Jaipur, Feb 3 (IANS) The Islamic State may be defeated soon on the battlefield but this in itself is unlikely to bring peace to the Middle East unless the basic reasons resulting in its -- and Al Qaeda's -- rise are tackled, says a British expert who was advisor to the coalition forces in Iraq.


US declared 2 Pakistan based LeT operative as global terrorists

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 22:48

New York, Dec 28 (IANS) The US government has designated two financial officers of the Lakshar-e-Taiba (LeT) who use Pakistan's financial system to raise and move funds, and an LeT front organisation Al-Muhammadia Students (AMS) as a terrorists.


Turkey arrests 1,700 people for suspected terrorist contacts

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 01:50

Istanbul, Dec 27 (IANS) Some 1,700 people have been arrested in Turkey in the past eight days as suspected followers of the exiled preacher Fethullah Gülen, Kurdish guerrillas or the Islamic State terrorist group, the Turkish Interior Ministry said.