Melbourne airport evacuated due to security alert

A terminal at an airport in this Australian city was on Thursday evacuated following a security alert, leading to disruption of several fights.

Suspicious envelopes sent to foreign missions in Istanbul

Suspicious envelopes containing a yellow powder were sent on Friday to the Belgian, Canadian and German consulates in Istanbul, prompting a security alert, officials said.

Lost passenger sparks security scare Geneva airport

A lost passenger sparked a security alert at Geneva airport on Thursday that forced staff to halt boarding and caused disruption to several flights, a spokesman said.

UK airports on terror alert over US `stealth bomb` fears

Security has been tightened across all UK airports over US intelligence reports pointing towards a "credible threat" to trans-Atlantic flights being targeted with a new generation "stealth bomb".

Security alert in southern Russia after at least five bodies found

Russia has put security forces on combat alert in the southern Stavropol region after the discovery of at least five corpses with gunshot wounds and an explosive device there barely a month before the start of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

Boston Marathon blasts: Major US cities on alert

Several mega cities in the US, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, have been put on alert after three explosions rocked Boston claiming the lives of three people and injuring over 100 people.

Bangladesh on security alert after political violence

Bangladesh intensified security and ordered stern action against "troublemakers".

UK in security alert after Facebook leak

UK is in security alert after Facebook spies created false profile for top NATO chief Commander James Stavridis.

High alert in major cities following Mumbai blasts

Security alert was sounded across the country on Wednesday in the wake of the serial blasts in Mumbai.

Security alert ahead of New Year: Afghan official

March 21 mark both the first day of spring and the Afghan calendar year.

Security alert in northeast over R-Day boycott

A massive security alert was sounded across northeast India on Sunday after separatist rebels announced a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations on January 26.

Police thwart fiery protest amid massive G20 security alert

The tight security measures at the G20 summit faced their first test as several thousand protesters demonstrated in host city Seoul and a woman tried to set herself on fire outside the venue.

Britain holds emergency talks on security alert: Official

The British government`s emergency committee met today to discuss the security alert sparked by the discovery of a package containing explosives at
an English airport, an official said.

Security alert shuts three terminals at LA airport

A security alert at Los Angeles
International Airport temporarily shut down three terminals
and caused several delays at the busy Californian transport
hub, officials said on Thursday.

Sri Lanka military on alert ahead of vote: Police

Sri Lanka placed nearly 20,000 troops on alert to reinforce police as violence escalated ahead of Parliamentary Elections, a police spokesman said on Sunday.

Security alert in India over LTTE landings, ammunition seizure

A security alert has been sounded following the seizure of ammunition on the Tamil Nadu coast and the arrest of four Indian men who allegedly helped former Tamil Tiger guerrillas fleeing Sri Lanka take shelter in India.

Nepal sounds security alert at Tribhuvan airport

Nepal on Saturday raised its security alerts to the highest level and beefed up vigil at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu in the wake of an alert sounded by India.

No more security alert on Prabhakaran`s birthday in Lanka

With LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran dead, Sri Lanka did not declare an alert for the first time in several years on his birthday, celebrated as `Maha Veer Day` by Tamil Tigers.