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India, Israel to boost cooperation to combat extremism

India and Israel on Tuesday said the international community must act with with resolve against terror networks and states that harbour them and agreed to boost cooperation to combat the forces of extremism and radicalisation.

Jharkhand govt's aim is to free state from extremism, crime: CM Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday said his government's aim is to free the state from extremism and crime.

Kazakhstan arrests 21 suspected of plotting terrorist attacks

Kazakhstan said Wednesday it had arrested 21 members of radical groups plotting terror attacks in public places, after two deadly attacks that fuelled fears of rising extremism.

Twitter suspends 235,000 accounts promoting terrorism

Twitter suspends 235,000 accounts promoting terrorism

Continuing its fight against the extremist forces, Twitter has suspended 235,000 accounts that promoted terrorism.

Islamic State can be conduit for psychopaths` violent desires: Experts

Islamic State can be conduit for psychopaths` violent desires: Experts

Profiling terrorists is a major headache for security and intelligence forces, with motives as wide-ranging as the kind of people drawn to carry them out.
 

Saudi, Kuwait must stop citizens from funding extremists: Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton issued a pointed warning to US allies in the Middle East, saying countries like Saudi Arabia must crack down on citizens supporting extremism.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon slams attack on African peacekeepers in Somalia

UN chief Ban Ki-moon slams attack on African peacekeepers in Somalia

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned the recent attack on Ethiopian troops at an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base in Halgan, Somalia, and called on the Horn of African country to "remain resolute in the fight against Al-Shabaab and extremism".

Extremism is taught in school textbooks: Aam Aadmi Party legislator

Aam Aadmi Party legislator from Palam Bhavna Gaur on Wednesday said that extremism is taught in school textbooks and the Delhi government must work to stop it.

Aggregate of state, non-state forces encourages extremism: VK Singh

An "aggregate" of state and non-state forces encourages extremism in the Indian subcontinent and "militates" against attempts to create space for peace, Union minister VK Singh on Thursday said.

Cameron pledges to address causes of extremism in 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged on Friday to address the root causes of extremism in Britain this year as part of a wider plan of social reform to be built on the country`s recovering economic foundations.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for more tolerance in the world

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for more tolerance in the world

On International Day of Tolerance, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for more tolerance in the world.

EU leaders pledge to stand united in fight against terrorism

The statement said the EU countries will stand united with the French people and the government.

Extremism in Middle East big threat to entire world: Iran

Extremism in Middle East big threat to entire world: Iran

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ​highlighted the importance of drawing on the situation created following the conclusion of a nuclear agreement between Tehran and the P5+1 group of world powers.

Govt to take actions to check misuse of social media: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Govt to take actions to check misuse of social media: Ravi Shankar Prasad

 Objectionable contents with hate messages, especially those having communal overtones, could soon be removed from social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook.

Leave country if Australian values were 'unpalatable', says PM Malcolm Turnbull

Leave country if Australian values were 'unpalatable', says PM Malcolm Turnbull

Sending a strong message to those involved in terrorism, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday advised people to leave the country if Australian values were "unpalatable" to them.

Russia's Vladimir Putin calls for international coalition on extremism

Russia's Vladimir Putin calls for international coalition on extremism

Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Friday to establish an international coalition on extremism, saying he had talked with US President Barack Obama about the initiative. 

India, UAE to crack down on terrorism, radicalisation, says MEA

India, UAE to crack down on terrorism, radicalisation, says MEA

In a move signalling their growing closeness, India and the UAE on Monday agreed to coordinate efforts to counter terrorism and radicalisation and to set up a dialogue between their National Security Advisors and National Security Councils.

India calls for deeper global cooperation to tackle extremism

Alarmed over growing cyber crimes and violent extremism the world is grappling with, India Friday said it is imperative for the global community to ensure deeper cooperation to tackle the menace.

India will work with SCO to combat terror: PM Modi

India will work with SCO to combat terror: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked the SCO for making India a full-fledged member of the grouping and said India will work with SCO to combat terrorism and extremism.

India will stand with Afghanistan in fight against extremism: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed relief that the members of the Afghanistan Parliament are safe after the building was attacked by Talibani militants, adding that India will always stand with the Islamic Republic in its fight against extremism.