Australia steps up efforts against radicalisation

The funding follows a warning from spy chief David Irvine this month that the bloody conflicts in Iraq and Syria are creating a new generation of militants.

British pair who travelled to Syria admit terror charges

Two British men of Bangladeshi and Pakistani origin, who went to war-torn Syria to join rebel fighters today pleaded guilty to terrorism charges in a UK court.

Zero tolerance towards terror is mantra for NDA govt: Rijiju

NDA government is on a mission of zero tolerance towards terrorism and any kind of illegal and unwanted activities in the country would be dealt with firmly, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Sunday.

Pak parl passes tough anti-terror law amid military offensive

Amid an all-out military operation against the Taliban in North Waziristan, Pakistan`s parliament today passed a controversial anti-terror law, giving security forces unbridled powers, including shoot-at-sight suspects involved in terrorism, arson and murder.

UP police receives intelligence alert for Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi

The Uttar Pradesh Police has tightened security arrangements in temple towns of Ayodhya, Mathura and Kashi for the upcoming holy month of Shravan after intelligence inputs of possible disturbances.

Three Indians hurt in Bahrain terror blast recuperating

Manama: Three Indian expatriates, severely injured here in a terror blast two days ago, are recuperating in a hospital in Bahrain`s capital Manama, a media report said Saturday.

Pakistani Islamist group condemns `terror` label

The leader of a Pakistani Islamist organisation that was labelled a terror group and slapped with economic sanctions by the United States denied having any links to militancy on Thursday and vowed to hold protests.

China detains 380 in month-long Xinjiang terror sweep

Authorities in China`s far-flung western region of Xinjiang have detained 380 people and busted 32 terror cells in a month-long crackdown on violence, state media said on Monday.

Spain`s new king, queen meet terror victims

The new king and queen of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia, carried out their first official function on Saturday, meeting "victims of terrorist violence".

Uganda in terror piglet probe

Police in Uganda said Saturday they were testing two piglets for "terrorism related material" after they were sneaked into the country`s parliament by two anti-corruption protesters.

`War on terror should have hit sanctuaries beyond Afghanistan`

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said the US-led "war on terror" after 9/11 should not have been fought in his country but in "sanctuaries beyond our borders", a clear indication to Pakistan which has been repeatedly accused of harbouring the Taliban and al-Qaeda.

UN condemns terror attack in Kenya

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned Sunday`s attack on Kenya`s eastern town of Mpeketoni that killed at least 48 people, a media report said Tuesday.

13 executed for terror, violent crimes in China

Thirteen people were executed Monday for terrorist attacks and violent crimes in northwest China`s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Terror threat still acute: EU police

The European Union`s police organisation says the threat of terrorism across the 28-nation bloc is "acute and diverse," despite a fall in the number of attacks last year.

Norway: Three arrested for links to terror group

Norway`s security service said today three men with alleged links to an al-Qaida splinter group have been arrested on preliminary charges of supporting or participating in a terror organisation.

British preacher Abu Hamza guilty on US terror charges

A New York jury convicted British hate preacher Abu Hamza on 11 kidnapping and terrorism charges Monday, opening the way for a judge to impose what will almost certainly be a life sentence.

More than 200 held in China terror video crackdown: report

Police in China`s Xinjiang region, home to mainly Muslim Uighurs, have arrested more than 200 people over six weeks for "dissemination of violent or terrorist videos", state media said Monday, amid a wave of train station attacks.

Malaysia identifies suspects involved in terror activities

Days after arresting 10 terror suspects, Malaysian police today said more persons have been identified nation-wide for being involved in militant activities and they would be arrested soon.

Letter from `terror outfit` prompts NW railways to tighten security

Security has been beefed up at seven railway stations, including Jaipur and Ajmer, after a letter purportedly by a terror outfit threatened to carry out an explosion on April 21, three days before second phase of Lok Sabha polls are scheduled to be held in Rajasthan.

Yasin Bhatkal`s aide Fasih Mahmood assaulted by jail inmate inside Tihar

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal`s aide Fasih Mahmood, deported from Saudi Arabia in 2012 for involvement in terror acts was assaulted by jail inmate inside high security Tihar jail.