Tokyo, Jan 25
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called the apparent killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State militants "outrageous and impermissible," and again called for the group t...
January 21, 2015
The rise in terror attacks linked to Islam in Europe is a disturbing pointer to the rapid radicalisation of its societies »
Beirut, Jan 20
The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless it receives a $200 million ransom within 72 hours, but Tokyo today vowed it would not give in to “terrorism”.
BRUSSELS, Jan 19
European Union foreign ministers pledged on Monday to counter radical Muslims returning from Syria and Iraq with a better strategy at home and abroad, but ruled out sweeping new laws in th...
New Delhi, Jan 18
Indicating that there could soon be norms for media coverage of terror—related operations, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley today said that the issue is under “serious and very a...
PARIS, Jan 16
An armed man who earlier took several hostages at a post office northwest of Paris on Friday has surrendered with no one hurt, a French police official told Reuters.
The man equip...
Nagrota (J&K), Jan 15
Army today said there were inputs about possibility of attacks by Pakistan-based terror outfits on “soft targets” such as schools, religious places, military convoys and civilian areas in Jammu an...
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan 12
Children streamed back to school across Pakistan on Monday in an anxious start to a new term following last month's massacre of 134 students at an army-run school in the volatile northwestern c...
Washington, Jan 25
Over 250 passengers on board two U.S. airliners got a scare today when “credible” bomb threats sent via Twitter prompted the military to scramble F-16 fighter jets to escort the planes to land in...
Tokyo, Jan 22
Japan said today it was considering all possible ways to gain the release of two hostages held by the Islamic State group, as two people with contacts there offered to try to negotiate.T...
January 20, 2015
Radical Islamism, unlike Shiism in Iran or Palestine’s Hamas, does not pursue political goals. It targets all ‘enemies’
January 19, 2015
Making religion and religious symbols the butt of jokes is going too far. So is retaliating with violence
DOHUK, Iraq, Jan 19
Adeba Shaker, a 14-year-old from Iraq's minority Yazidi sect, recalled the day when she smiled again for the first time since her abduction by Islamic State militants.
It was Oct. 28, 201...
Cairo, Jan 17
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned on Saturday that the world would suffer an “immeasurable loss’’ if terrorism spreads in West Asia and pledged about $200 million in non-military assistanc...
Washington, Jan 15
The US wants Pakistan to have enough safeguards to ensure due process of law is followed in the new military courts Islamabad has decided to set up for speedy trial of terrorists in the country.
Dubai, Jan 14
Al Qaeda in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the Islamist militant group's leadership for insulting the Prophet Moh...
BERLIN, Jan 11
German police arrested a suspected supporter of the insurgent group Islamic State (IS) who was recently in Syria and raided his apartment in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, federal prosecutor...