India wants UAE as top partner in trade, counter-terrorism: PM Modi
India wants UAE as top partner in trade, counter-terrorism: PM Modi

Ahead of his talks with the Emirati leadership, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the Gulf region is vital for India's economic, energy and security interests and he wants to see the UAE as the foremost partner in trade and countering terrorism.

Obama holds talks on security, human rights in Ethiopia

President Barack Obama is holding talks with Ethiopia's leaders on counter-terrorism, human rights and regional security issues.

Check out: First look of Saif Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif in ‘Phantom’
Check out: First look of Saif Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif in ‘Phantom’

The first look of each of Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in ‘Phantom’ are out. Filmmaker Kabir Khan posted them on his Twitter account Thursday night.

Counter-terror cop survives Taliban attack in Pakistan

Pakistani police on Saturday foiled an attack on a senior counter-terrorism official and killed four militants in the southern port city of Karachi, police said.

Anti-terror arrests hit record high in UK

Terror-related arrests in Britain hit record high levels last year with an arrest almost every day, Scotland Yard's top counter-terrorism officer said on Thursday.

China says US backs its campaign to hunt down "economic fugitives"

The United States has promised support for China`s campaign to hunt corrupt officials fleeing abroad, the official Xinhua news agency reported late Friday, after meetings between security officials from the world`s two largest economies.

Gujarat Assembly passes controversial anti-terror bill, empowers authorities to intercept phone calls
Gujarat Assembly passes controversial anti-terror bill, empowers authorities to intercept phone calls

After failing to get Presidential assent for its anti-terror bill thrice, the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed by majority vote the controversial Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill in a new form.

Ajmal Kasab never asked for biryani: Ujjwal Nikam
Ajmal Kasab never asked for biryani: Ujjwal Nikam

26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab's demand for Mutton Biryani in jail was just a myth and was "concocted" to stop an "emotional wave" which was being created in favour of the militant, claimed Ujjwal Nikam, public prosecutor in the case.

Important for society to be involved in counter-terrorism fight: Security analyst

Security analyst Shaurya Doval on Thursday said counter terrorism is not just the exclusive domain of the state and added that it was important for a society to be involved in this fight.

Turkey detains ex-police chief over Armenian journalist murder

Turkish authorities on Thursday detained a former head of national police intelligence on accusations of negligence over the 2007 murder of an ethnic Armenian journalist that shocked the country.

India, Bahrain to sign pact on internal security

India and Bahrain will soon sign an agreement on internal security and launch talks on defence pact amid keenness of the two countries to enhance ties in various areas, including counter-terrorism.

Bahrain keen to deepen ties with India in counter-terrorism

Bahrain on Monday expressed its commitment to deepen ties with India in counter-terrorism, security and defence as its Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

Six French have passports confiscated for planning Syria trip

Six French citizens have had their passports confiscated after allegedly planning to travel to Syria, a security source said on Monday -- the first time the measure has been used.

Pakistan trains school students in counter-terrorism

Pakistani students are being trained by authorities in counter-terrorism which include how to defuse bombs and hide from terrorists, in the wake of the horrific Peshawar school attack that killed 150 people, mostly students, last year.

Barack Obama proposes over USD 1 bn civil, military aid to Pakistan

US President Barack Obama has proposed over USD 1 billion in civilian and military aid to "strategically important" Pakistan for fighting terror, economic development, safety of nuclear installations and improving ties with India among other objectives.

French PM says no `direct link` between Paris attack, Belgium operation

 French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Friday there was apparently no "direct" link between anti-terror raids in Belgium and last week`s attacks in France that killed 17 people.

Dutch Jewish school closed after anti-terrorist raid in Belgium

The only Orthodox Jewish school in the Netherlands was closed on Friday as a precautionary measure after an anti-terrorism raid in Belgium left two suspects dead.

John Kerry to meet Hollande as Belgium holds anti-terror operation

 US Secretary of State John Kerry was to meet with French President Francois Hollande on Friday, hours after police in neighbouring Belgium launched an anti-terrorist raid that left two suspects dead and raised fresh alarm in Europe.

Belgium anti-terror operations `over`: Foreign minister
Belgium anti-terror operations `over`: Foreign minister

The Belgian police have wrapped up a major anti-terror operation in which two suspected Islamist militants who were alleged to be planning imminent attacks were shot dead, Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said on Friday.

China backs Pakistan's counter-terrorism plan

China on Friday backed Pakistan's counter-terrorism plan including measures to expedite trials against terror suspects in special military courts.