Chief of Pakistan-based militant outfit arrested from Gorakhpur

Pakistan-based chief of militant outfit 'Bhinderanwale Tiger Force of Khalistan' (BTFK) has been arrested on the outskirts of Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh, a senior police officer said here on Thursday.

Pak militant group renounces violence


Islamabad: A Pakistan Taliban militant group on Saturday renounced violence to pursue implementation of Sharia in the country through peaceful means.

Policeman shot at in Anantnag, injured by militants

Suspected militants on Friday shot at and critically injured a policeman in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

British Tory MP defects to UKIP in blow for Cameron

An Egyptian jihadist group on Thursday released a video in which it claimed responsibility for beheading four men accused of being "Israeli informants" before showing the victims` decapitated bodies.

Army jawan killed in encounter with militants in Kupwara

An army jawan was killed Monday in an encounter with militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Nigeria to launch anti-insurgency operations

Abuja: Nigerian troops will soon launch a massive military offensive to end insurgency in the northeast region of the West African country, Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah has said .

US launched operation in Syria to free American hostages

The US had staged an unsuccessful operation this summer to rescue American hostages held in Syria by the militant group ISIL, the Pentagon has said.

Japan looks into report Japanese detained in Syria

Japan is looking into reports that a Japanese man may have been detained possibly by militants in Syria, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

Small tea growers attacked by NDFB(S) militants in Assam

Two small tea growers were allegedly attacked by NDFB(S) militants near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in Assam`s Sonitpur district.

Nine terror suspect killed, one captured in Xinjiang

Chinese police on Friday shot dead nine suspected militants and captured another in northwestern China`s restive Xinjiang region, which has witnessed brazen terror attacks by native Uygur separatists in recent times.

One arrested for extorting money posing as militant: Police

A person who allegedly extorted money from locals and sarpanches posing as a militant was arrested in Pulawama district in Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

150-200 militants staged in camps across LoC: Army

Stating that militants attempt to enter into Jammu and Kashmir before the onset of winter, General Officer Commanding (GoC) of 16 Corps Lt Gen K H Singh today claimed there are "150 to 200 militants" staged in various camps on the other side of the border in a bid to infiltrate into this side.

12 militants killed in Egypt: Official

Twelve militants were killed and eleven others arrested on Saturday in raids carried out by the Egyptian army in the country`s North Sinai area.

Militant killed, jawan injured in Kashmir encounter

An unidentified militant was killed and an Army jawan injured in an encounter in Tral area of South Kashmir`s Pulwama district Saturday.

China sentences 113 on terror crimes in Xinjiang

Courts in China`s western Xinjiang region have sentenced 113 people to jail terms ranging from 10 years to life for terrorist activities and other crimes, the Xinjiang government said, the latest in a slew of prosecutions targeting militant separatism.

Iraq launches push for militant-held northern city

Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships launched an operation today aimed at dislodging Sunni militants from the northern city of Tikrit, one of two major urban centers they seized in recent weeks in a dramatic blitz across the country.

Iraq PM pushes political solution to militant offensive

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki conceded Thursday that political measures were needed alongside military action to repel a Sunni insurgent offensive that has overrun swathes of Iraq and threatens to tear it apart.

GNLA militant killed in encounter in Meghalaya

A GNLA militant was killed and his associate caught during an encounter with security forces at their hideouts in Mikilsimgre in East Garo Hills district.

71 prisoners killed in attack in Iraq

At least 71 prisoners were killed Monday when militants attacked a bus convoy transferring them to another jail in Iraq`s Babil province, a police source said.

Iraq militants take Syria-border post in drive for caliphate

Sunni fighters seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier, security sources said on Saturday, smashing a line drawn by colonial powers almost a century ago with the aim of creating an Islamic Caliphate stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to Iran.