Gunman in Prophet Mohammad cartoon attack in Texas monitored for years

Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunmen who were shot dead after opening fire with assault rifles at a heavily guarded Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

Three arrested for gambling, operating casino in UP

Police arrested three people for allegedly operating casino at a shop and recovered five gambling-based computers in Vikas Bazar here, police said on Tuesday.

One dead in US shooting, gunman on loose: Report

One person was killed and up to five others hurt in a shooting in Arizona on Wednesday, while a lone gunman was still on the loose, a report and officials said.

Militants kill anti-Taliban peace committee's ex-member in Pak

Unidentified militants today shot dead a 70-year-old former member of anti-Taliban peace committee in northwestern Pakistan's Swat district.

Nine Taliban militants arrested from mosque in Pakistan

Nine Pakistani Taliban militants, who were planning to attack senior military and police officers, were arrested on Friday after security forces raided a mosque here, police said.

Indefinite curfew continues in northwest Pak's Swat district

Indefinite curfew in the northwest Pakistan's Swat district continued for the consecutive fourth day today.

Militant killed in Meghalaya gunbattle

A militant was killed Sunday in Meghalaya in a gunbattle with security forces, police said.

Suspect held in deadly California shooting spree

A suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within the span of an hour in the Los Angeles area has been taken into custody.

Swat`s silk industry killed by Pakistan Taliban militancy

Five years after it collapsed under Taliban rule, the once-thriving silk industry in the Swat valley of northwest Pakistan is still in shreds, leaving thousands without work and entrepreneurs like Shaukat Ali counting the cost.

New Jersey shopping mall gunman shot himself dead: Police

A gunman fired over half a dozen shots inside a shopping mall in New Jersey`s Paramus, before killing himself on Monday night, triggering a massive manhunt by police.

Kayani reiterates Pakistan Army`s role in Swat

Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the army would continue to play a role in rebuilding the Swat Valley.

Michael Jackson`s abandoned home used as training camp by SWAT

Michael Jackson`s Neverland ranch is being as a training camp by SWAT.

Family of Malala`s classmate decides to leave Swat

The family of a girl who was injured in the Taliban attack on teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai has decided to leave the restive Swat Valley in northwest Pakistan and move to Punjab province for security reasons.

Hopes, fears and the diary of Malala Yousufzai

The diary offers a peep into the mind of a young girl who pines for education and seeks peace in her troubled land.

Pak announces Rs 1 crore for information on Malala`s attackers

Pak authorities announced a reward of Rs 1 crore for information leading to the capture of the militants who attacked activist Malala Yousufzai.

Bullet removed from Pak girl; Govt calls attack `wake-up call`

Pakistani doctors removed a bullet lodged near the spine of a 14-year-old girl shot by the Taliban.

Pakistan Army to launch North Waziristan operation

Pakistan has decided to launch a full-scale military operation against militants in North Waziristan next week, sources have revealed.

Pak Taliban warns against execution of militants

The Pakistani Taliban have warned that their fighters were targeting civilians and govt employees who helped the prosecution of arrested militants.

Pak security forces kill seven militants in Swat

Pak security forces have killed seven militants in the Matta area of Swat.

Seven Taliban militants gunned down in Swat

Pakistan security forces gunned
down seven Taliban fighters who were fleeing a military