India has strongly condemned the violence perpetrated by extremist groups in the name of religion and ethnicity, emphasising that the need for world community to collectively demonstrate zero-tolerance towards the "strikes at our common humanity" has never been greater.
Suspected Jewish extremists torched two cars and scrawled graffiti on a nearby wall in a West Bank village before dawn on Thursday, Palestinian residents said, the latest in a series of vandalism attacks.
Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the Muslim-majority nation.
Top officials from US and Pakistan have discussed methods to work together as partners and mutually support regional stability in the near term in order to fight against terrorism, the White House has said.
Asserting that countering violent extremism is a difficult challenge but not an insurmountable one, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice has called for a renewed commitment to building a world unmarred by terrorism and ideologies of violence.
US President Barack Obama on Thursday echoed his Wednesday`s call for Muslim communities around the world to resist the notion that the West was at war with Islam in his final speech at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today that he will invite faith leaders from all over the world to the United Nations in the coming months as a first step in a UN action plan to prevent violent extremism.
Eleven adherents of the Salafi religious movement - an outlawed extremist sect - have been arrested in Khujand, the capital of Sughd province in northwestern Tajikistan, the Sughd interior ministry`s office said Monday.
Over 2 million pilgrims, including about 1.5 lakh Indians, thronged Mount Arafat and its surrounding plain today for the high point of Haj as Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti voiced Islam's unequivocal position against extremism and terrorism.
Syria's foreign minister on Monday blasted the United States' "dual policy" of striking at some militants in Syria while providing money, weapons and training to others, calling it a recipe for more violence and terrorism.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that she would not allow the soil of her country to be used for any kind of extremism and hoped that India would also reciprocate on the matter.
Raising concern over the increasing consumption of intoxicants among youth in Punjab, politicians and eminent personalities on Sunday said people need to come together to end the drug menace in the state just the way militancy and extremism was eradicated.