Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 18:57
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said his government will back security agencies through a stringent law to deal with extortionists, kidnappers and terrorists.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 23:45
Pakistan government on Thursday brought out an ordinance amending the Anti-Terrorism Act, giving powers to security personnel to open fire before being shot at and detain terrorists for up to three months without trial.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 11:02
The High Court had issued a non-bailable arrest warrant under section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act and an anti- terrorism court later remanded him to judicial custody for 14 days.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 18:31
A British man has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after he posted a string of ghastly beheading videos on a Facebook account set up by him.
Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 20:02
With the Lok Sabha passing UAPA Bill, the government will give more teeth to the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2002.
Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 22:18
Lahore`s CCPO has directed a complete ban on kite-flying and asked all SHOs to ensure indiscriminate action against the usage of prohibited elements.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 01, 2011, 09:20
Sri Lanka has used draconian anti-terror laws to detain thousands of Tamil rebel suspects.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 23:56
About 1,200 alleged Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka will be released, with the end of emergency rule imposed 28 years ago to deal with the separatist movement, state media said.
Last Updated: Friday, February 18, 2011, 12:28
The bill gives law enforcers greater powers to detain and prosecute suspects.
Last Updated: Friday, June 11, 2010, 14:51
British security forces have reportedly misused the controversial powers.
Last Updated: Monday, November 16, 2009, 16:09
Four persons were arrested on Monday in anti-terror raids in the British cities of Manchester and Bolton in response to an unspecified `overseas threat`, police said.
Last Updated: Monday, November 09, 2009, 23:46
Pakistani authorities have decided
to prosecute brothel owners in Punjab`s provincial capital
under Anti-Terrorism Act as prostitution houses here have
become dens for terrorists.
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