Terrorism

Six militants killed in two Kashmir gunfights

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 23:14

Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Six unidentified militants were gunned down by troops in two separate gun battles in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday, a defence spokesman said.

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Iran thwarts major terrorist plot

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 14:08

Tehran, June 20 (IANS) Iran has thwarted one of the biggest terrorist plots in Tehran recently, the intelligence ministry said on Monday.

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13 killed in Kabul suicide attack

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 09:34

Kabul, June 20 (IANS) At least 13 persons were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber struck a bus carrying security personnel in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, officials said.

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IS reveals information on US bases in South Korea

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 16:02

Seoul, June 19 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group has released information about US military bases in South Korea with the aim of attacking them, Seoul's intelligence services announced on Sunday.

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Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Istanbul

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 15:44

Istanbul (Turkey), June 18 (IANS) A group of radical Islamists attacked a listening party in Istanbul where British rock band Radiohead was holding a listening party for fans in support of their new album.

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Boko Haram kill 18 in Nigeria

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 19:58

Abuja, June 17 (IANS) At least 18 persons were killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria's Adamawa state, police said on Friday.

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Dhaka raises Ramakrishna Mission security after IS threat

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 16:20

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Assuring "full support and protection", the Bangladesh government has beefed up the security at the Ramakrishna Mission in Dhakha after a staff member there received a death threat from suspected Islamic State militants in the country.

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Two militants killed, gunfight ends

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:50

Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Security forces on Friday shot dead two militants holed up in a house in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town following a gun battle, police said.

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'British Muslims join IS due to cuts in public services'

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:28

London, June 17 (IANS) A student leader has blamed the British government's cuts to public services as the reason behind the Muslim youth travelling to join terror groups such as Islamic State.

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Novel model to help track IS activities on social media

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:30

Washington, June 17 (IANS) Applying some physics to study how terrorist groups grow online, a team of researchers has developed a model to identify behavioural patterns among Islamic State (IS) supporters, providing law enforcement agencies a roadmap to track their activities and help stop terror attacks.

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Cleric arrested in Kenya over terror links

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 19:46

Nairobi, June 16 (IANS) A Muslim cleric was arrested in Kenya's Mombasa city on Thursday over alleged links with the Al-Shabaab militant group, police said.

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Army kills two militants in Kashmir

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 12:30

Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Two militants were killed and an army soldier was injured when the troops engaged a group of infiltrators who sneaked into Jammu and Kashmir early on Thursday, officials said.

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Scores attend funeral march in Kashmir

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 13:40

Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) A young man shot dead in the Kashmir Valley on charges of being a militant was buried here on Wednesday, scores of youths attending the funeral shouting anti-India slogans, officials said.

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