How terror messages spread on Twitter?

 Researchers are studying issues such as what type of information and propaganda from terror organisations go viral on the social media, how that information spreads and what kind of people/ groups participate in its spread.

Death toll rises to 37 after blasts in Nigerian city of Gombe

- The death toll from multiple bomb blasts at two bus stations in the northern Nigerian city of Gombe on Wednesday has risen to 37, with 105 others injured, a Red Cross official said on Thursday. 

Act against perpetrators of violence on women: Kejriwal to Delhiites
Act against perpetrators of violence on women: Kejriwal to Delhiites

In an unusual appeal, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday urged people not to remain "mute spectators" but "take action" against perpetrators of violence on women, saying Delhi Police with unbridled powers has become "totally unaccountable".

Hostile environment makes kids prone to violence

In a psychological study that may help us understand some long standing clashes including Arab-Israeli conflict, scientists find that hypervigilance to hostility in others triggers aggressive behaviour in children.

Factionalism in DMK in Salem: One group indulges in violence

Factionalism among DMK in the district came to the fore on Sunday when one group indulged in violence at a function got by the other to celebrate party chief M Karunanidhi's 93rd birthday.

RSS slams Amnesty International report on human rights in J&K

Slamming a US-based NGO's report on alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' has said such "lopsided" approach will create grounds for violence and animosities, and even accused the United Nations of being "biased" on such issues.

Six killed and 11 injured in Thailand's violence-hit south

Six people were killed and 11 injured in Thailand`s three southern provinces of Yala, Narathiwat and Songkhla in a string of bomb and arson attacks by suspected separatist militants, the army said on Saturday.

Shun gangs, have hope, Pope tells inmates at violent Bolivian jail

Saying he too had made mistakes and sinned, Pope Francis on Friday urged inmates at one of Latin America`s most violent prisons to shun gang violence and exhorted guards to treat them with dignity.

Violence continues in Manipur despite curfew

Violence continued in Manipur on Friday despite indefinite curfew imposed by the authorities to tackle protests which broke out after a student was killed by police on Wednesday during a march demanding a stringent law to check the influx of immigrants.

Amid violence and hunger, South Sudan marks 4th birthday

Amid ongoing violence and the threat of famine, South Sudan is marking four years of independence from Sudan.

Six civilians killed in violence in Egypt

At least Six persons, including three children, were killed on Saturday in a bomb blast and shelling on a power station and house in Egypt's restive North Sinai where troops are fighting with Islamic State militants.

At least 1,466 Iraqis killed in June due to violence: UN

At least 1,466 Iraqis were killed by armed conflict in June, up more than 40 per cent from the previous month as security forces suffered mounting casualties battling the Islamic State group, according to UN figures released today.

ISIS marks first anniversary with calls for violence during holy Ramzan

The latest message released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on completing a year as a self-proclaimed caliphate has urged its supporters to take up arms and carry out acts of terror.

Latin American women fight back against harassment

Every day, Sara Velez, a Colombian law student, walks to class through a hail of catcalls that often veer into obscenity, a daily reality that Latin American women are increasingly fighting.

Brazil plans 60,000 security force for 2016 Rio Olympics: Source
Brazil plans 60,000 security force for 2016 Rio Olympics: Source

Brazil plans to deploy around 60,000 security forces for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a source familiar with the preparations said on Tuesday, bolstering security amid fears of a spike in violence in the picturesque city.

Chad says it bombs Boko Haram bases in Nigeria; Nigeria denies it

 Chad`s military said it had carried out air strikes against Boko Haram bases in Nigeria in retaliation for twin suicide bombings in Chad this week that killed at least 34 people, but the announcement was strongly denied by Nigeria.

Bulgarian PM calls for calm after Roma tensions

Bulgaria`s prime minister appealed for calm Tuesday following several days of violence and ethnic tensions involving the EU country`s 10-percent Roma minority.

Assam asks for forest battalion camp inside border forest

Assam government has asked the Forest Department to set up a forest battalion camp inside the Behali Reserve Forest to prevent recurring violence along the border with Arunachal Pradesh.

Violence against women treated as lesser crime: Angelina Jolie
Violence against women treated as lesser crime: Angelina Jolie

 Actress-filmmaker Angelina Jolie, addressing the African Union summit, has called for more global support to end violence against women around the world.