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2016 U.S. pullout gives time to build Afghan force: U.S. General

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 07:38

The United States believes Afghanistan has time to develop a reliable counterterrorism force before the end of 2016, when U.S. troops are due to withdraw under plans unveiled on Tuesday, the top U.S. military officer told Reuters.

Chinese university to offer major in counter-terrorism

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 14:35

A Chinese university is set to offer anti-terrorism as a major subject to strengthen the counter terrorism mechanism, a media report said.

Sri Lanka asks Canada not to ignore terrorist list

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 18:23

Sri Lanka today appealed to Canada not to ignore its designated terrorist list that includes the LTTE, saying it would be in violation of a UN resolution on counterterrorism.

Obama: US secures `long term` lease on Djibouti base

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 22:09

The United States secured long term access Monday to a military base in Djibouti that it uses to launch counter-terrorism missions, including drone strikes, in Yemen and the Horn of Africa.

Chidambaram makes strong pitch for NCTC

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 17:12

Concerned over the twin bomb explosions in a train in Chennai, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today made a strong pitch for NCTC, saying the mechanism would have helped plug loopholes in coordination.

Israel PM vows to punish enemies after West Bank raid

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 23:24

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed to punish those who attack or plan to attack Israel after security forces killed a Hamas operative in a preemptive raid in the West Bank.

Nawaz Sharif approves formation of anti-terror force

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 01:11

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday approved the establishment of anti-terror rapid-response forces at the federal and provincial levels with quality and trained manpower, a leading Pakistani daily reported.

Suspicious packages sent to British military recruitment offices

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 23:02

British counter-terrorism police on Thursday said they were dealing with a series of suspect packages sent to a string of armed forces recruitment offices.

UK probes British Muslim`s death in Syria

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:38

UK counter-terrorism officials are investigating the death of another British Muslim man believed to have been killed in strife-torn Syria.

Maharashtra to set up new counter-terrorism force

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:14

Maharashtra plans to set up an Urban Counter-Terrorism Training Centre (UCTTC) for commandos who would act as a quick response team to any terror strike, the government said Wednesday.

Bigger security threat outside Sochi: US official

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 03:57

The biggest security threat facing the Olympic games in Russia is a possible attack in areas outside of Sochi and its heavily-guarded venues, a top US counter-terrorism official said.

11 militants killed in Mali anti-terror operation

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 18:46

French counter-terrorism offensive in rebel-infested northern Mali ended on Friday with 11 Islamist militants killed and a French soldier wounded, military sources inside the operation have said.