Counterterrorism

'30 US cities held counter-terrorism workshops after 26/11'

The attacks in Paris and Brussels this year were a "stark reminder" that it was essential that the first responders have the resources to protect the communities.

Jul 28, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Pakistan not taking action against LeT, Haqqani network: United States

It said some UN-designated terrorist groups, such as Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) affiliates Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, were able to raise funds and hold rallies in Pakistan.

Jun 03, 2016, 02:52 AM IST

US sends aircraft carrier to Middle East amid intensifying anti-IS campaign

Pentagon announced on Monday the USs Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier left for the Middle East.

Nov 17, 2015, 07:47 AM IST

Spy reforms could pass US Senate Tuesday, with changes

With key post-9/11 surveillance authorities lapsed, the US Senate votes Tuesday on reforms that would end the government`s most controversial spy program, but altering the legislation would put its fate in jeopardy.

Jun 02, 2015, 03:58 AM IST

Sri Lanka asks Canada not to ignore terrorist list

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.

May 08, 2014, 18:23 PM IST

`Need for greater Indo-US counterterrorism cooperation`

There is need for greater counterterrorism cooperation between India and US, an eminent US lawmaker has said.

Jun 09, 2012, 08:15 AM IST

UK govt orders urgent review of counterterrorism powers

Britain`s govt has ordered an urgent review of this country`s key counterterrorism powers, including electronically tagging terror suspects and detaining them without charge.

Jul 14, 2010, 11:51 AM IST

Counterterrorism should not supersede privacy: UN report

Counterterrorism practices such as racial profiling, creation of privacy-intrusive databases and using employed in the fight against terrorism violate human rights, a UN report said on Wednesday.

Jan 21, 2010, 09:07 AM IST

US-China extend dialogue to cover counterterrorism

The United States and China are to expand their dialogue to cover counterterrorism, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced but Beijing cautioned against any interference in internal affairs.

Sep 11, 2009, 08:50 AM IST