Terrorism

No US confirmation on 'death' of Islamic State leader Baghdadi

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 19:18

Rome/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was on Tuesday reported to have been killed in an American airstrike. But there was no confirmation from US officials about the death of the most wanted terrorist, nicknamed "the invisible sheikh", with a $25-million bounty on his head.

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Five militants killed in Pakistan

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 12:28

Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) At least five militants were killed during a search operation in Quetta city in Pakistan on Tuesday morning, a provincial minister said.

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Facebook, Google to share 'unexpected posts' with Dhaka

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 17:12

Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) Facebook, Google and Microsoft have agreed to share information related to any "unexpected incidents" with the Bangladesh government, an official said on Sunday.

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JKLF chief Yasin Malik freed

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 15:44

Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was on Saturday released after two weeks in police custody, officials said.

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Chargesheet filed against suspected Al Qaeda members

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 14:26

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Delhi Police on Friday filed a chargesheet against suspected Al Qaeda members, including Maulana Anzar Shah, on charges of motivating people to join the terror outfit in India.

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Key Haqqani network commander killed in Afghanistan

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:36

Kabul, June 9 (IANS) A key commander of the Haqqani Network terrorist group was killed in Afghanistan's Paktika province in a drone attack, officials said on Thursday.

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Militants kill two policemen in J&K

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 12:30

Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and four others were injured when militants attacked a police checkpost in south Kashmir's Anantnag town on Saturday.

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Sudan rebels claim killing 25 government soldiers

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 05:58

Khartoum, June 4 (IANS) Rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector on Friday claimed to have killed 25 government soldiers in battles that took place between its troops and the Sudanese army in South Kordofan State.

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Modi government weakened fight against terrorism: Congress

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 21:44

New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Notwithstanding the denial by the NIA chief that he made any statement giving a clean chit to Pakistan on the Pathankot airbase attack, the Congress on Friday accused the government of deliberating weakening the war against terrorism by such remarks.

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3 BSF troops killed in militants ambush in Kashmir, CM calls it senseless

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 20:22

Srinagar/Jammu, June 3 (IANS) Three BSF troopers were killed and 10 other persons, among them civilians, were injured -- three critically -- on Friday in a Hizb-ul-Mujhadeen attack on a security forces convoy in south Kashmir's Bijbehara town, police sources said.

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Six shot dead in Afghanistan

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:46

Kabul, May 31 (IANS) At least six Afghan civilians were shot dead along a highway after militants intercepted three vehicles in the country's Kunduz province on Tuesday, police said.

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Lebanon foils three bombing attempts

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 08:26

Beirut, May 31 (IANS) Lebanon's Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk has said that security forces in recent months have uncovered three networks plotting to carry out bombings in the country.

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