Obama clears the way for hostages' families to pay ransom
Obama clears the way for hostages' families to pay ransom

President Barack Obama is clearing the way for families of US hostages to pay ransom to terror groups without fear of prosecution, as the White House seeks to address criticism from those whose loved ones have been killed in captivity.

India asks UNSC to deal with Afghan terror threat urgently

Asserting that terror groups like Pakistan-based LeT cannot remain active in Afghanistan without "systematic state support" from "beyond" its borders, India has asked the UN Security Council to act against this security threat with a sense of urgency.

Australian detained in Lebanon over links with terror groups

An Australian citizen of Lebanese descent was detained by Lebanese Army intelligence due to a possible link to terrorist organisations.

Expanding footprint of terror groups in Pak major security challenge: PM Modi

Expanding footprint of terror groups in neighbouring Pakistan, and their link with terror activities in India, is a "major security challenge", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday.

19 militants belonging to banned terror groups arrested in Pakistan

About 19 militants belonging to banned militant groups, including sectarian outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, were on Monday arrested during police raids in the cities of Karachi and Quetta in Pakistan, officials said.

UAE bans five Pakistan-based outfits among 86 terror groups

The UAE has come out with a list of 86 banned terror outfits that has five Pakistan-based groups, including the dreaded Haqqani network and the LeT.

ISIS to use Ebola virus against western countries?

ISIS is believed to use the dreaded Ebola virus against the western countries as a tool to create terror. ISIS is known to use their militants as human bombs therefore it is possible that they use them as human carriers of Ebola virus. Watch the full report on Zee News.

Suicide bombers` training den in North Waziristan unearthed

A key facility run by Afghan militant group Haqqani network for training the suicide bombers has been unearthed in Pakistan`s troubled North Waziristan tribal region, a media report said today.

`Pak`s strategy of supporting terror groups unsustainable`

The growth of an indigenous militant threat to Pakistan has made its strategy of supporting terror groups in the past an increasingly costly and ultimately unsustainable strategy, a top Obama Administration official has said.

EU adds Nigeria`s Boko Haram to blacklisted terror groups

The European Union on Monday announced it has imposed sanctions on Nigeria`s Boko Haram as an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group weeks after it kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls.

Xinjiang militants influenced by foreign terror groups: China

Stepping up security in Beijing and other major cities after suffering its bloodiest terror strike in Xinjiang, China said the Islamic militants who carried out the attack were influenced by terrorists from outside the country.

Social media significant for terror groups, study reveals

Terrorist groups such as Al qaeda and others have increased their online presence through the use of social media outlets such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram, a recent study reveals.

Saudi lists `terror` groups, orders Islamist fighters home

Saudi Arabia listed the Muslim Brotherhood and two Syrian jihadist groups as terrorist organisations Friday, and ordered citizens fighting abroad to return home within 15 days or face imprisonment.

US adds groups threatening west to terrorist list

An operative of a Lebanese-based militant group and an Islamic militant group responsible for an attack on an Algerian gas facility that killed nearly 40 people are being added to the State Department`s list of terrorists.

722 suspects rejoined terror groups after acquittal in Pak

A majority of the nearly 2,000 suspected terrorists freed by Pakistani courts since 2007 have either joined terror groups or are involved in anti-state activities, a media report said on Saturday.

Illegal wildlife trade linked to terror groups: Natarajan

Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said there is evidence that some wildlife crime syndicates are linked to terror groups.

LeT one of the most potent terror groups: US

Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was responsible for the Mumbai terrorist attack and other high-profile terrorist attacks in India.

Terror groups investing in Indian stock markets: Shinde

Government has information that terror groups have been investing money in Indian stock markets, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Friday.

Seven volunteers of pro-govt militia killed in Pak

In Kurram tribal region, militants fired indiscriminately at a bus and injured five persons.

India calls on Syrian parties to dissociate from terror groups

India has asked all parties in the troubled nation to dissociate themselves from terrorist groups, which it said are exploiting the increasingly militarised conflict.