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Charges framed in Mumbai blasts cases of 2002-2003

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:33

Twelve years after blasts rocked the city between December 2002 and March 2003, the special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court on Tuesday framed charges against 16 accused.

Govt to back security agencies with stringent law: Nawaz Sharif

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 18:57

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said his government will back security agencies through a stringent law to deal with extortionists, kidnappers and terrorists.

Pak govt passes ordinance to deal with terrorism strongly

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 23:45

Pakistan government on Thursday brought out an ordinance amending the Anti-Terrorism Act, giving powers to security personnel to open fire before being shot at and detain terrorists for up to three months without trial.

`Pervez Musharraf can`t be tried under Anti-Terrorism Act`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 11:02

The High Court had issued a non-bailable arrest warrant under section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act and an anti- terrorism court later remanded him to judicial custody for 14 days.

British Facebook `fantasist` jailed over beheading videos

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 18:31

A British man has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after he posted a string of ghastly beheading videos on a Facebook account set up by him.

Prevention of Terrorism Act to get more teeth

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 20:02

With the Lok Sabha passing UAPA Bill, the government will give more teeth to the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2002.

Pak: Kite-flyers to be booked under terrorism act!

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 22:18

Lahore`s CCPO has directed a complete ban on kite-flying and asked all SHOs to ensure indiscriminate action against the usage of prohibited elements.

Sri Lanka holds suspects despite end to emergency

Last Updated: Thursday, September 01, 2011, 09:20

Sri Lanka has used draconian anti-terror laws to detain thousands of Tamil rebel suspects.

Sri Lanka to free 1,200 LTTE members

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 23:56

About 1,200 alleged Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka will be released, with the end of emergency rule imposed 28 years ago to deal with the separatist movement, state media said.

Nigeria Senate passes maiden anti-terrorism act

Last Updated: Friday, February 18, 2011, 12:28

The bill gives law enforcers greater powers to detain and prosecute suspects.

UK govt to review controversial counter-terrorism laws

Last Updated: Friday, June 11, 2010, 14:51

British security forces have reportedly misused the controversial powers.

Four held under UK`s Terrorism Act

Last Updated: Monday, November 16, 2009, 16:09

Four persons were arrested on Monday in anti-terror raids in the British cities of Manchester and Bolton in response to an unspecified `overseas threat`, police said.