'Obama's India trip must focus on trade, counter-terrorism'

Describing US President Barack Obama's acceptance of invitation to travel to India as a "welcome development", a top Republican lawmaker on Friday said the American leader's trip should focus on trade and have a strong counter-terrorism component to it.

India, China to hold army exercise from Nov 16 in Pune

India and China will hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise from November 16 in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region.

India, China likely to hold joint army exercise next month

India and China are likely to hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise next month in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops in along the border in Ladakh region.

MI6 officer Alex Younger named UK spy chief

An MI6 officer has been named as the next head of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service (SIS).

Melbourne shooting: 'Abdul Numan Haider's parents were concerned about his behaviour in recent months'

Abdul Numan Haider, the man behind the stabbing of two police officers, was reportedly being investigated by the anti-terrorism officials and was a “known terror suspect”.

Chinese university to offer major in counter-terrorism

A Chinese university is set to offer anti-terrorism as a major subject to strengthen the counter terrorism mechanism, a media report said.

Suspicious packages sent to British military recruitment offices

British counter-terrorism police on Thursday said they were dealing with a series of suspect packages sent to a string of armed forces recruitment offices.

UK probes British Muslim`s death in Syria

UK counter-terrorism officials are investigating the death of another British Muslim man believed to have been killed in strife-torn Syria.

11 militants killed in Mali anti-terror operation

French counter-terrorism offensive in rebel-infested northern Mali ended on Friday with 11 Islamist militants killed and a French soldier wounded, military sources inside the operation have said.

Nawaz govt unable to form viable counter-terrorism policy: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has said the government seems unable to form a viable and holistic counter-terrorism policy.

US experts for deeper counter-terror ties with India

Leading US experts have sought more counter-terrorism cooperation with India and said Islamabad should be warned to keep Lashkar-e-Taiba in check.

Japan, France vow to enhance political, economic ties

Visiting French President Francois Hollande and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to enhance bilateral political and economic relations.

Important to work closely on counter-terrorism with Pak: US

Welcoming the new govt in Pak led by PM Nawaz Sharif, the US said it was important to continue working with Islamabad on the key issue of counter-terrorism.

Counter-terrorism to top Indo-US Security dialogue agenda

Threats from terror groups like LeT and al Qaeda, illicit financing and transnational crimes will be top on the agenda of the four-day India-US Homeland Security dialogue.

Hamid Ansari arrives in Tajikistan on four-day `goodwill` visit

Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived here on a four-day "goodwill" visit to Tajikistan to discuss ways to boost their strategic ties in multiple sectors, including counter-terrorism, with the resource-rich central Asian nation.

India, Israel to enhance cooperation on counter-terrorism

India and Israel on Wednesday agreed to enhance dialogue and cooperation in the area of counter- terrorism and discussed terror threats in regional and global arenas.

Pak to hold debate on counter-terrorism during UNSC presidency

A non-permanent member of the Council, Pakistan joined the 15-nation UN body for a two year term in January this year.

Indo-US Strategic Dialogue next month

Counter-terrorism, cyber security, counterfeit currency and a host of other issues will figure in the Indo-US Strategic Dialogue to be held in Washington next month.

Omar to raise repeal of AFSPA at CMs` meet

Enthused by the drastic decline in militancy and an all- pervasive upbeat mood in the state, J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is determined to raise the issue of repeal of AFSPA.

US says its special forces in India; Delhi denies

US special forces are based in India and four other South Asian countries, a Pentagon commander has said.