Lack of 'justice' fuelling extremism: Egypt president

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has led a massive crackdown on Islamists, says the fight against extremism in the region must go hand-in-hand with pursuing greater "freedom, equality and justice."

For displaced Pakistanis to return home: fight the Taliban

Hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis displaced by anti-Taliban military operations in tribal areas wish only to return home -- but first they have to agree to fight the extremists themselves.

Experts concerned over rise of radical Islamists in Bangladesh

 In view of the recent hacking to death of two bloggers, renowned American experts and lawmakers have expressed concern over rise of radical Islam in Bangladesh.

Extremists vows more attacks in Kenya; president responds
Extremists vows more attacks in Kenya; president responds

Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab warned on Saturday of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College that killed 148 people.

UN to vote on steps to fight Libya extremists

The UN Security Council is expected to adopt on Friday a resolution to step up the fight against Islamic extremists in Libya but without lifting the arms embargo.

Runaway schoolgirls' family blame Scotland Yard

Relatives of three runaway London schoolgirls - believed to have joined Islamic State extremists in Syria, have criticised Scotland Yard for not passing on "vital" information that the trio were at risk of being radicalised.

Military base in hands of extremists: Nigerian defense chief

Nigeria's chief of defense staff acknowledges that the headquarters of a multinational military force on Nigeria's border with Chad has been seized by Islamic extremists.

UK imams unite against online extremists

 Ten leading imams in the UK have joined hands to counter online Islamist extremist propaganda that has led to a number of British Muslims being recruited by the dreaded Islamic State (IS) militant group.

Nigerian troops win back cities from extremists

With a military escort instead of the usual pomp, the Emir of Mubi was reinstalled in his palace, where until recently flew the black-and-white flag of Nigeria's Islamic extremists, Boko Haram.

Three GNLA militants killed in encounter

Three GNLA militants were killed in an encounter in lower Assam's Goalpara district and arms recovered from them tonight, a police officer said.

'Rein in extremists' after attack: Russia tells Israel, Palestinians

Russia on Tuesday condemned the Palestinian attack on a Jerusalem synagogue as an inhumane crime, warning of a dangerous build-up of tensions and calling for both sides to rein in extremists.

Russia tells Israel, Palestinians to 'rein in extremists' after attack

Russia on Tuesday condemned the Palestinian attack on a Jerusalem synagogue as an inhumane crime, warning of a dangerous build-up of tensions and calling for both sides to rein in extremists.

French forces say 24 extremists killed in Mali operation

French forces have killed 24 extremists and seized arms in a large-scale operation in northern Mali, where it intervened last year to put down an Islamist rebellion, the French army said Saturday.

Jerusalem on edge after car attack as extremists plan march
Jerusalem on edge after car attack as extremists plan march

 Jewish extremist groups planned to march through Jerusalem Thursday in a move expected to stoke tensions following a deadly Palestinian car attack and clashes at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Belgium thwarts jihadist attacks: Report

The Belgian authorities have prevented several attacks by jihadist fighters returning home from Syria and by sympathisers with the Islamic State extremist group, a report said on Saturday.

Eradicating poverty will defeat extremists: John Kerry

Top US diplomat John Kerry Friday made a passionate plea to wipe out poverty and improve health and education as the most powerful antidote to the "toxic" beliefs of extremists.

US lawmakers to debate tailored Syria action bill Tuesday

Republican leaders will seek to convince lawmakers Tuesday to authorize the Pentagon to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight extremists, while also putting checks on President Barack Obama`s use-of-force powers.

Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

As diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight Islamic State extremists, Iran ruled out working with any international coalition, saying it had rejected American requests for cooperation against the militants.

Govt willing to talk to Naxals if they give up arms: Rajnath

 Asking Maoists to shun the path of violence, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said Government was willing to talk to Naxals provided they give up arms and come to the negotiating table.

British PM unveils tougher anti-terror measures

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced tougher anti-terror measures against British-born extremists planning to fight in Iraq and Syria, and prohibit them from returning to the UK to launch attacks on home soil.