'Al-Qaeda discussed strategies to combat Climate Change, IPR'

Al-Qaeda, responsible for numerous terror strikes across the globe, once discussed surprising agendas like combating climate change and intellectual property, newly-emerged documents and letters show.

New Afghan president warns of ''terrible threat'' from Islamic State

Afghanistan`s new president, Ashraf Ghani, warned US lawmakers on Wednesday of the "terrible threat" the Islamic State poses in Asia, and said the militant group is already sending fighters to his country.

Ex-lawyer of Pakistan doctor who helped find Osama bin Laden killed

A former lawyer of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA in the hunt for Osama bin Laden was shot dead in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said.

Lawyer for Pakistan doctor who helped CIA find bin Laden shot dead

A Pakistani lawyer under death threats for defending a doctor who helped CIA agents hunt al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was shot dead on Tuesday, police said, and two militant groups claimed responsibility.

Afghanistan gave CIA money to al Qaeda for diplomat's ransom: Report

About $1 million provided by the CIA to a secret Afghan government fund ended up in the hands of al Qaeda in 2010 when it was used to pay a ransom for an Afghan diplomat, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

Fresh legal turmoil for Osama bin Laden's doctor in Pakistan

A Pakistani doctor jailed after helping the CIA in the hunt for Osama bin Laden faces fresh legal turmoil after the tribunal hearing his appeal was dissolved, officials said on Thursday.

Pakistan police arrest parents for refusing polio vaccine

Police in northwest Pakistan have arrested more than 450 parents for refusing to vaccinate their children against polio, officials said on Monday.

Drone attack in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants: Sources

A drone attack killed two suspected al Qaeda militants in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa on Monday, local residents told Reuters, the latest in a series of strikes in the country gripped by political turmoil.

'Osama's nod was sought for Mumbai-style attacks in Europe'

A top al Qaeda figure sought Osama bin Laden's permission in 2010 to allow an operative to move to Iran with a team of terrorists so that they could train to launch Mumbai-style attacks in Europe, according to newly released documents.

U.S. jury convicts Saudi over Africa embassy bombings

A Saudi man described by prosecutors as one of Osama bin Laden`s most trusted lieutenants was convicted in a federal court in New York on Thursday in connection with the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Documents from Osama bin Laden raid read at US terror trial

Declassified al Qaeda documents obtained after the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound have been presented at the US trial of a suspect charged in a British terrorism plot.

Osama bin Laden wanted to rebrand al Qaeda: White House
Osama bin Laden wanted to rebrand al Qaeda: White House

Frustrated over al Qaeda's recognition as a global terror outfit, its chief Osama bin Laden wanted to change the name of the group to identify it more closely with Islam before he was killed by US special forces in Pakistan, the White House has said.

US says Saudi was bin Laden's 'man in London'

A U.S. prosecutor asked a jury on Wednesday to find a Saudi man guilty of conspiring with al Qaeda in the 1990s when he allegedly managed a training camp in Afghanistan and then served as Osama bin Laden`s agent in London.

ISIS posts video allegedly showing mass beheading of Egyptian Christians

Flaunting its latest atrocious act, the Islamic State has released a new video showing the beheading of tens of Egyptians Christians in Libya, who were abducted by the extremists last year.

Former ISI chief incorrect on Osama bin Laden:

 The United States today said the statement by the former ISI chief Lt Gen (rtd) Asad Durrani that the Pakistan's powerful spy agency "most likely sheltered" Osama bin Laden is incorrect.

Pakistan likely sheltered Osama: Ex-ISI chief

 A former Pakisani spy chief has said that the government is likely to have sheltered slain terror mastermind Osama bin Laden and handed him over to the US as part of a deal.

Afghan troops fight insurgents near Pakistan border, 18 killed

At least 18 militants were killed in a gun battle in a mountainous district of Afghanistan near Pakistan, police said on Thursday, in the latest fighting in the region since a Taliban massacre of school children in the nearby city of Peshawar late last year.

Saudi royals involved in 9/11 terror attacks, claims al Qaeda terrorist
Saudi royals involved in 9/11 terror attacks, claims al Qaeda terrorist

In a shocking revelation, a convicted al Qaeda terrorist has claimed that the Saudi Arabia royal family was involved in the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States.

Tamil daily Dinamalar gets threat letter, warned of 'Charlie Hebdo style' attack
Tamil daily Dinamalar gets threat letter, warned of 'Charlie Hebdo style' attack

Dinamalar, a Tamil newspaper, has reportedly received threat of an attack similar to the one by Islamist State militants on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Khalid al-Fawwaz conspired with Osama, al Qaeda: US prosecutors

US prosecutors on Thursday told the New York trial of Saudi exile Khalid al-Fawwaz that he conspired with Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda across three continents for nearly a decade.