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Deadly suicide bombings hit Damascus police station

More than 330,000 people have been killed in Syria since its conflict began with protests that were met with a harsh government crackdown.

Oct 02, 2017, 22:11 PM IST
Myanmar looks for more Hindu corpses as mass grave unearthed

Myanmar looks for more Hindu corpses as mass grave unearthed

Northern Rakhine was plunged into crisis after Rohingya militants raided police posts last month, unleashing an army crackdown that has displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians.

Sep 25, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
Myanmar mob tries to block Rohingya aid boat

Myanmar mob tries to block Rohingya aid boat

The aid shipment was bound for Rakhine, where a military campaign sparked by militant attacks had forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee the country.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

Pakistan kicks out medical charity MSF from country's tribal region

MSF works out of two health facilities in the Kurram district of Pakistan`s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) region, which has been plagued by militancy over the past decade and was the location of many US drone strikes targeting commanders from al Qaeda and other militant groups.

Sep 14, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Islamic State threat remains despite military blows: United Nation report

Beyond Europe, IS is seeking to expand its footprint in Southeast Asia, the report said, citing the southern Philippines where a bloody urban siege has killed almost 700 people in more than two months fighting.

 

Aug 11, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

Appeals to end Sanaa airport closure as it enters 2nd year

The coalition of Arab states forced the closure of Sanaa airport to all but very limited UN flights in August last year saying it was necessary to prevent arms smuggling.

Aug 09, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

Wannacry ransomeware attack preventer accused of creating bank malware

Marcus Hutchins, known by the alias "Malwaretech," was charged in an indictment dated July 12 and unsealed by federal authorities in Wisconsin.

 

Aug 04, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

Terror supporting Pakistan responsible for its negative global image: Ex-envoy Haqqani

Hussain Haqqani opined that for Islamabad, the alliance with the United States has been more about securing weapons, economic aid and diplomatic support in its confrontation with India.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign: Sources

Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign: Sources

Facebook said in April it had taken action against fake accounts that were spreading misinformation about the French election. 

Jul 27, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
Interpol circulates list of 173 suspected ISIS members trained to mount revenge attacks in Europe

Interpol circulates list of 173 suspected ISIS members trained to mount revenge attacks in Europe

The list shows the suspects' names, the date ISIS recruited them, their last likely address including the mosque at which they have been praying while away fighting, their mother's name and any photographs.

Jul 22, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Goa Congress demands CBI probe of attacks on religious structures

At least nine holy crosses and a temple have been vandalised by unidentified persons in South Goa district since July 1.

Jul 10, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

23 Egyptian soldiers killed, another 26 injured in Sinai car bomb attacks: Sources

The two cars exploded on a road outside the border city of Rafah. 

Jul 07, 2017, 21:01 PM IST

Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks

Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected jihadists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, a security official and a minister have said.

Jun 12, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

Taliban's No 2 denies role in Kabul bombing

The Taliban's second in command and head of the militant Haqqani network is denying any involvement in recent deadly attacks in Kabul and western Afghanistan.

Jun 12, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
Parliament panel raps intelligence agencies for 'failure' to prevent Pathankot, Uri and other terror attacks

Parliament panel raps intelligence agencies for 'failure' to prevent Pathankot, Uri and other terror attacks

A parliamentary panel has rapped intelligence agencies for the terror attacks in Pathankot, Uri and a few other places saying these strikes "exposed the deficiencies" of the agencies but there was no analysis of their "failure".

Apr 16, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

US drone strike kills two Al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen, Washington steps up campaign against jihadists

A US drone strike killed two suspected members of Al-Qaeda in southern Yemen today, a security official said.

Mar 05, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Over 3,500 crimes against refugees registered in Germany

Law enforcement officials in Germany registered 3,533 attacks on refugees and asylum-seekers in 2016, which resulted in 560 people, including 43 children.

Feb 26, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

Suicide bomber kills at least five soldiers in Yemen's Zinjibar

A suicide bomber killed at least five soldiers in an attack on a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Zinjibar.

Feb 24, 2017, 13:17 PM IST
Bangladesh arrests killer of secular blogger, publisher

Bangladesh arrests killer of secular blogger, publisher

An Islamist militant leader who "directly took part" in the brutal murders of a secular blogger and a publisher in Bangladesh has been arrested here, police said on Saturday as they identified an ex-army officer as the mastermind of fatal attacks on secular writers in the country.

Nov 12, 2016, 19:31 PM IST
Fresh attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh; houses torched

Fresh attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh; houses torched

In fresh attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, unidentified miscreants set ablaze some of their houses and damaged two temples in central Brahmanbarhia district where several places of worship of the minority community were vandalised earlier this week, police said.

Nov 05, 2016, 18:57 PM IST