Delhi HC seeks status report on attacks on religious places

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a status report from the central and Delhi governments on the steps they have taken to protect all religious places in the national capital.

Hostages killed in US strike were veteran aid workers

Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, killed inadvertently in a US strike against Al-Qaeda, were seasoned humanitarians who spent years helping poor communities recover from war and natural disaster.

Italy calls hostage death `tragic and fatal error` by US

Italy on Thursday termed the death of hostage Giovanni Lo Porto a "tragic and fatal error by our US allies" but said "terrorists" were entirely to blame.

Qaeda bears blame for US hostage`s death: Family

Al-Qaeda extremists are ultimately to blame for the tragic death of Warren Weinstein, an American hostage who was killed accidentally in a US counter-terrorism strike, the hostage`s wife said Thursday.

South Africa march against spreading immigrant attacks

Thousands of people marched through the South African city of Durban on Thursday to protest against anti-immigrant violence that has left six people dead and spread to the economic capital Johannesburg.

Niger's Christians try to forgive on first Easter after church attacks

Thousands of Christians across Niger tried to forgive and move on as they celebrated the first Easter since their churches were torched during deadly riots spurred by the publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.

Turkey police raid suspected leftist militants after attacks

 Turkish police on Thursday launched early morning raids against suspected members of an ultra-leftist group in Istanbul after two deadly shoot outs in the city blamed on the militants.

Jihadist chief killed as thousands march in Tunisia

Tunisia said it killed the leader of the jihadists accused of organising the massacre at its national museum, as thousands took to the streets Sunday in a march against extremism.

Palestinian rockets killed Gaza civilians during war: Amnesty

In a damning report released today, Amnesty International said Palestinian rocket fire during the 2014 summer war in Gaza had killed more civilians inside the Gaza Strip than inside Israel.

Israel says arrests West Bank Hamas cell planning attacks

Israel`s Shin Bet internal security service said Sunday it has arrested six members of a Hamas cell with explosive materials they planned to use in attacks inside the Jewish state.

Friends of Paris jihadist attacker charged with terrorist conspiracy

Two friends of Amedy Coulibaly, one of the jihadists behind January`s attacks in Paris, were charged on Friday with involvement in a terrorist conspiracy, the prosecutor said.

Custody extended for Danish gunman's suspected helpers

Two men charged with helping the gunman behind the deadly twin attacks in Copenhagen have been detained for another month, police said on Thursday.

US State Dept blocks thousands of hack attacks every day

The State Department faces thousands of cyber attacks every day, a top US official said Friday, refusing to confirm that hackers who breached their system in November were reportedly still lurking in the network.

Police raid internet cafe in major Copenhagen operation after attacks: Media

Armed Danish police on Sunday raided an Internet cafe in a major operation in Copenhagen near the spot where officers killed the suspected perpetrator of two fatal shootings, local media said.

Argentine President Cristina Kirchnr formally accused of bombing cover-up
Argentine President Cristina Kirchnr formally accused of bombing cover-up

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was formally accused Friday of shielding Iranian officials from prosecution over a 1994 bombing at a Buenos Aires Jewish center, prosecutors said.

20 killed in Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

At least 20 people were killed in early morning attacks on two separate villages in northeastern Nigeria`s Borno state, where the insurgency of Boko Haram is yet to dissipate, a security source and witness said Friday.

NATO chief warns of challenges after `black year`

NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance must be ready to face further challenges after a "black year" of Russian intervention in Ukraine and terror attacks on Europe`s streets.

Argentine prosecutor laid to rest amid mystery over his death

The special prosecutor whose mysterious death set off a political firestorm in Argentina was laid to rest Thursday, as an investigation tries to determine whether he died by his own hand or was murdered.

French father charged with inciting his children to jihad

A father-of-three, suspected of bombarding his children with violent images glorifiying jihad, has been charged with "inciting acts of terrorism", prosecutors in southeastern France said on Saturday.

One dead, 48 injured in Philippines blast: Officials

One person was killed and 48 others injured Friday as a parked car exploded in the southern Philippines, with the local authorities blaming the blast on al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militants.