French MPs to vote tough anti-terrorism law

 French lawmakers will vote Tuesday on a tough new counter-terrorism law designed to end the country`s two-year state of emergency, though critics say it will expand police powers at a cost to civil liberties.

Oct 03, 2017, 09:02 AM IST
Paris attack: Gunman was known for radical Islamist activities

Paris attack: Gunman was known for radical Islamist activities

The attacker, who killed a police officer in Paris`s Champs-Elysees area, was known for radical Islamist activities by the French security services.

Apr 21, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

UK's new anti-terror chief warns of indiscriminate attacks

The Islamic State terror group is plotting "indiscriminate attacks on innocent civilians" in UK cities on a scale similar to the one executed by the IRA in 1970s, Britain's new anti-terrorism chief Max Hill has warned.

Feb 26, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
United Nation seeks India's nominee for anti-terror panel

United Nation seeks India's nominee for anti-terror panel

India has been asked to send the name of its nominee for inclusion in a global team to assist a United Nations committee which decides on banning terror outfits and their leaders.

Feb 05, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Putin hopes to mend ties with US, boost anti-terror efforts

Putin hopes to mend ties with US, boost anti-terror efforts

"Russia-US Cooperation in solving global and regional problems answers the interests of the entire world," AP quoted Putin as saying. 

Dec 01, 2016, 22:00 PM IST

Pakistani accused of plotting to bomb US consulate denied bail

A Pakistani man facing possible deportation over allegations he plotted to bomb the US consulate and financial buildings in Toronto was denied bail at a hearing on Monday.

Mar 16, 2015, 23:10 PM IST
FIFA`s Michael J Garcia, a tough lawyer who pushed back

FIFA`s Michael J Garcia, a tough lawyer who pushed back

Former US federal prosecutor Michael J Garcia`s decision to fire back at FIFA on Thursday comes after a long legal career that has seen him tackle tough anti-terror and financial cases.

Nov 14, 2014, 09:38 AM IST

British PM unveils tougher anti-terror measures

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced tougher anti-terror measures against British-born extremists planning to fight in Iraq and Syria, and prohibit them from returning to the UK to launch attacks on home soil.

Sep 02, 2014, 01:04 AM IST

Pakistan amends anti-terror law amid military offensive

Pakistan`s parliament amended an anti-terrorism law Wednesday, doubling the maximum prison sentence for those convicted of terror offences and allowing security forces to detain suspects for up to 60 days.

Jul 02, 2014, 18:13 PM IST

UK mosques launch anti-terror campaign

To check radicalisation, mosques across Britain have joined hands to call on young Muslims citizens to stay away from the civil war in Syria.

Jun 29, 2014, 17:27 PM IST

Would continue anti-terror cooperation: Pak tells China

Beijing has in recent years conveyed to Islamabad its
concerns about the activities of ETIM operatives based in
Pakistan`s restive tribal belt.

Feb 23, 2011, 00:09 AM IST

Yemen sets up anti-terror unit in al-Qaida bastion

Special units will operate in 4 provinces believed to house senior al-Qaida leaders.

Dec 26, 2010, 22:00 PM IST

Anti-terror cartoons tell Russian children to behave

Russia`s FSB security service has
created an unexpected Internet hit by launching a series of
black humour anti-terror cartoons advising children to report
suspicious bags and individuals to the police.

Nov 25, 2010, 22:17 PM IST

India should appreciate Pak’s efforts: Gilani

Gilani said India, Pak should de-link peace process from terror incidents.

Nov 07, 2010, 09:32 AM IST

Sochi summit for jt strategy on anti-terror, regional security

Top leaders of Russia, Pakistan,
Afghanistan and Tajikistan on Wednesday agreed to intensify their
joint strategy against terrorism and drug trafficking at
a key quadrilateral summit in Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Aug 18, 2010, 23:33 PM IST

US for anti-terror programme with Dhaka

The US is coordinating counter-terrorism programmes with Bangladesh.

Apr 22, 2010, 15:19 PM IST

Muslim leader issues anti-terror fatwa

The leader of a global Muslim movement has issued a fatwa that calls an absolute condemnation of terror.

Mar 03, 2010, 00:35 AM IST

Kerala to set up dedicated anti-terror probe squad

Taking a serious view of several Keralites being arrested in terror-related cases, the Kerala government plans to form a dedicated anti-terror investigation squad in the police.

Feb 24, 2010, 13:26 PM IST

Indonesia`s tough anti-terror plan under fire

A push by Indonesia to dramatically toughen its approach to fighting Islamist militants has come under fire as a threat to human rights that could ultimately reverse gains in tackling extremists.

Sep 08, 2009, 09:34 AM IST