Facebook launches UK initiative to counter online extremist material

Facebook Inc is launching a UK program to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist material online, as internet companies attempt to clamp down on hate speech and violent content on their services.

Jun 23, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

At least 31 civilians killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital

Police say nearly 40 people were wounded in the assault that began when a car bomb exploded outside the Pizza House restaurant in Mogadishu.

Jun 15, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil detects IS radical posts in Portuguese

2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil detects IS radical posts in Portuguese

Pre-Olympic jitters had already risen after a French jihadist warned on Twitter after deadly attacks in France last November that Brazil was the "next target."

Jun 17, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

Train gunman: Islamic extremist or homeless misfit?

Who exactly is Ayoub El Khazzani, the heavily-armed Moroccan man who was wrestled to the ground by passengers in a crowded high-speed train in France, potentially averting a bloodbath.

Aug 24, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Would-be extremist recruit from Jamaica detained in Suriname

A Jamaican teenager has been detained in Suriname on suspicion of being a would-be militant hoping to join Islamic extremists.

Apr 13, 2015, 04:36 AM IST

US hate groups on decline but extremist violence persists, study finds

The number of hate groups in the United States declined by 17 percent in 2014 as compared to the year before, though violent acts by domestic extremists have not abated, a report released on Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center found.

Mar 11, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Key Iranian extremist group commander arrested in Pakistan

A key commander of a banned Iranian sectarian extremist group was arrested by security forces in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, officials said on Sunday.

Mar 02, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Police in German city warn of potential extremist threat

Police in the German city of Bremen are warning of a potential danger from Islamic extremists there and say they are stepping up security measures.

Feb 28, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Hardcore NDFB(S) ultra, linkman nabbed

A hardcore NDFB(S) militant and a major linkman of the outfit were apprehended with explosives during twin Army operations in Assam on Saturday, said defence sources.

Jan 17, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Govt to use "national power" against Maoists

Government will use any element of its "national power" against Maoists under a new policy to deal with the extremists and not hold peace talks with them till they renounce violence and express faith in democracy.

Oct 17, 2014, 23:30 PM IST

CBI team arrests extremist in Jharkhand

An extremist of the `Adivasi Cobra Battalion` active in Assam, was arrested by a CBI team from a village in Jharkhand`s Dumka district today, police said.

Jul 05, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Syrian rebels mistakenly behead fellow extremist

An al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria reportedly beheaded a fellow extremist by mistaking him to be an Iraqi Shia fighting on the Bashar al-Assad’s regime side.

Nov 15, 2013, 22:50 PM IST

Abu Qatada extradition block to be challenged by UK

Britain Monday appealed against the court’s decision to block the extradition of Abu Qatada.

Dec 03, 2012, 21:45 PM IST

`Prayas` pays off: 138 from Naxal areas get into engg colleges

As many as 138 students from left-wing extremism affected areas of Chhattisgarh have secured admissions in different engineering colleges in the state.

Sep 27, 2012, 00:20 AM IST

Nepal church threatened by extremist Hindu group

A Catholic church in Nepal says it has received threatening phone calls from a person claiming to belong to an underground Hindu group that bombed the church three years ago.

Aug 15, 2012, 00:33 AM IST

Al Qaeda `ninjas` seen training in new video

A new video has shown six masked assassins dressed from head to toe in black ``ninja`` outfits.

Jul 08, 2012, 16:37 PM IST

Afghanistan: ‘Books burned had extremist content’

Muslim holy books that were burned at a US base in Afghanistan had been removed from a library at a detention center.

Feb 21, 2012, 23:15 PM IST

IUML president rejects extremism charges

IUML Kerala unit chief on Saturday the party had been in the forefront of the campaign against terrorism and extremism.

Sep 17, 2011, 18:11 PM IST

`Al Qaeda ideological leader of global extremists`

The US remains concerned that al Qaeda may be plotting to strike against it at home or overseas.

Sep 14, 2011, 11:35 AM IST

Four Pak Majors questioned over Islamist links

Pakistan Army is questioning four more officers about suspected links with a banned extremist group.

Jun 22, 2011, 22:51 PM IST