Nawaz Sharif vows to rid region of terror, announces plan of action

Shaken by the Taliban terror attack in which 148 people, including 132 school children, were killed here yesterday, Pakistan day pledged to announce a "national plan" to tackle terrorism within a week with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif saying "this entire region" should be cleaned of terrorism.

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif convenes all party meet in Peshawar

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif convened an all party meeting in Peshawar to forge a renewed commitment to fight terror.

Peshawar attack: Eyewitnesses recount TTP's horrific attack on school children

Eyewitnesses recount Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan's horrific attack on school children in Peshawar's Army public school.

Sonia Gandhi not to celebrate birthday in solidarity with J&K, Naxal attacks

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who turns 68 on Tuesday, will not celebrate her birthday in view of terror and Naxal attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh respectively.

Areeb Majeed reveals ISIS had suspected Kalyan youths of being security agents
Areeb Majeed reveals ISIS had suspected Kalyan youths of being security agents

Areeb Majeed, suspected member of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has claimed that the cadres of the terror outfit were initially suspicious about him and his three friends of being associated with security agencies and grilled them for hours before enrolling them as members, official sources said.

Nigeria rocked by new Boko Haram raid, suicide attack

Boko Haram on Monday launched two separate attacks on state capitals in northeast Nigeria, when two female suicide bombers hit a busy market and fighters launched a major assault on police.

PM Narendra Modi asks SAARC to fulfil commitment on fighting terror
PM Narendra Modi asks SAARC to fulfil commitment on fighting terror

Pakistan's intransigence on Wednesday led to the failure of the SAARC Summit to reach agreements on greater connectivity among the eight member nations on its opening day which was marked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi firmly asking the members to fulfill their commitment to combat terrorism.

One dead, three wounded in Palestinian stabbing attacks: Israeli police

An Israeli woman was killed and a soldier critically wounded in Palestinian knife attacks in the West Bank and Tel Aviv on Monday, extending a surge in violence fuelled by strife over access to Jerusalem`s holiest site.

India, Pakistan must collaborate against terror: CPI-M

The horrific suicide attack on Pakistan's border post with India should be countered by "close cooperation" between the two countries, the CPI-M said Monday.

No laughing matter: Clown terror spreads in France

A wave of panic sparked by evil clowns stalking French towns has spread to the south of France where police arrested 14 teenagers dressed as the pranksters, carrying pistols, knives and baseball bats.

British police charge four with IS-linked terror plot

Four men have appeared in a British court, charged with an alleged terror plot to shoot to kill police officers or soldiers on the streets of London, and with allegedly pledging allegiance to the Islamic State organisation.

Mayor warns of thousands of terror suspects on London streets

London's mayor Boris Johnson on Saturday said that thousands of potential terrorists are being monitored by security services in the British capital.

NSA Ajit Doval stays back in US for talks on terror, homeland security

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has stayed back here for two days to meet his US counterparts and discuss issues relating to terror and homeland security.

Mumbai: Devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesh defying terror threat

Lovingly addressed as Ganpati Bappa, Lord Ganesha, was given a gala farewell to mark the culmination of the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai amidst tight security.

IM was planning to hit Delhi during festival season: Ajaz Sheikh

Key Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Ajaz Sheikh, who was arrested by Delhi Police in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, revealed during police interrogation that the terror outfit was planning a strike in the national capital during the upcoming festival season.

UAE calls for "unified effort" against militancy in region

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), one of Washington`s closest allies in the Middle East, has called for a "unified effort" to root out radical militancy in regional hotspots including Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Afghanistan.

Australia steps up efforts against radicalisation

The funding follows a warning from spy chief David Irvine this month that the bloody conflicts in Iraq and Syria are creating a new generation of militants.

British pair who travelled to Syria admit terror charges

Two British men of Bangladeshi and Pakistani origin, who went to war-torn Syria to join rebel fighters today pleaded guilty to terrorism charges in a UK court.

Zero tolerance towards terror is mantra for NDA govt: Rijiju

NDA government is on a mission of zero tolerance towards terrorism and any kind of illegal and unwanted activities in the country would be dealt with firmly, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Sunday.

Pak parl passes tough anti-terror law amid military offensive

Amid an all-out military operation against the Taliban in North Waziristan, Pakistan`s parliament today passed a controversial anti-terror law, giving security forces unbridled powers, including shoot-at-sight suspects involved in terrorism, arson and murder.