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.

India will stand with Afghanistan in fight against extremism: President 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.

UK's Cameron tells Muslim communities to do more to tackle extremism
UK's Cameron tells Muslim communities to do more to tackle extremism

British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Muslim communities and families on Friday to do more to fight extremism, warning some Muslims risk fostering radicalism in young people by quietly condoning extreme views.

Australia to expand on security crackdown with tougher new laws
Australia to expand on security crackdown with tougher new laws

Australia will expand a crackdown on Islamist militant groups with more tough security legislation, the attorney general told a regional summit aimed at combating violent extremism on Friday.

G7 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledge strong action to fight climate change
G7 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledge strong action to fight climate change

World leaders Monday warned Russia it would face stepped-up sanctions for its "aggression" in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change.

Tony Blair to take on anti-extremism role in Europe

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is set to take a new role as a chairman of an organisation that combats anti-Semitism and extremism in Europe, days after stepping down as the international community's Middle East peace envoy.

Comic book `Guardians` to steer young Pakistanis away from extremism

When Taliban militants stormed a school in Pakistan`s northwest last December, killing 150 people, mainly children, in the country`s deadliest terror attack, comic book creators Mustafa Hasnain and Gauhar Aftab decided it was time to act.

France`s Le Pen hails Egypt`s battle against `extremism`

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday praised the fight against "extremism" launched by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is accused of a bloody crackdown against Islamists.

Tunisians march against extremism after museum massacre

Thousands of Tunisians, led by their president and joined by several foreign dignitaries, are to march in the capital Sunday to denounce terrorism after the museum massacre of 22 tourists.

India condemns violence, persecution in name of religion

India has strongly condemned the violence perpetrated by extremist groups in the name of religion and ethnicity, emphasising that the need for world community to collectively demonstrate zero-tolerance towards the "strikes at our common humanity" has never been greater.

Iran open to regional cooperation 'against extremism'

Iran is ready to cooperate with other regional powers in the battle against extremism and terrorism, its foreign minister said on Saturday during a meeting with his visiting Jordanian counterpart.

Suspected Jewish extremists torch Palestinian cars

Suspected Jewish extremists torched two cars and scrawled graffiti on a nearby wall in a West Bank village before dawn on Thursday, Palestinian residents said, the latest in a series of vandalism attacks.

Bangladesh to tackle BNP's extremism with ''resilience''

 Bangladesh on Wednesday told the UN Human Rights Council that it will handle the BNP-sponsored "violent extremism" with its "characteristic resilience and determination".

Bangladesh pays tribute to US blogger killed in machete attack

Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the Muslim-majority nation.

Top Muslim cleric urges education reform to curb extremism

The head of Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's most prestigious seat of learning, on Sunday called on for education reform in Muslim countries in an effort to contain the spread of religious extremism.

US, Pakistan discuss methods to mutually support regional stability

Top officials from US and Pakistan have discussed methods to work together as partners and mutually support regional stability in the near term in order to fight against terrorism, the White House has said.

Countering violent extremism difficult, not insurmountable: US

Asserting that countering violent extremism is a difficult challenge but not an insurmountable one, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice has called for a renewed commitment to building a world unmarred by terrorism and ideologies of violence.