Norway calls off terror alert, says threat gone

Norway`s intelligence service says the Scandinavian country no longer faces an imminent terror threat from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.

East Ukraine rebels deny threat to ban OSCE from crash site

Rebels in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday denied they had threatened to ban the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) from the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.

Fighter jets escort Toronto flight after alleged threat

A flight carrying Canadians on vacation to Panama was turned around and escorted back to Toronto by two fighter jets today after an unruly passenger made threats against the aircraft.

Head of religious community receives threat SMS in Muzaffarnagar, accused held

Head of a religious community allegedly received threat SMSs from a youth here following which the accused was arrested at Khatoli town in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Uzbekistan fines journalist for `threatening order`

A court in Uzbekistan on Saturday fined an independent journalist for "spreading panic" and working without accreditation.

Muthalik is threat to national security: Congress

The Goa Congress has demanded Sri Ram Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik be detained under National Security Act (NSA), claiming him as a "threat to national security".

Police evacuate Amsterdam main square after bomb threat

Dutch police on Wednesday evacuated Amsterdam`s main Dam Square, where one of the royal palaces is situated, because of a bomb threat.

Russia faces threat of fresh sanctions from West

As fighting flared up in eastern Ukraine despite a truce between the government and pro-Russian rebels, the Western countries have warned Kremlin of new sanctions, BBC reported Wednesday.

33 embassies in Delhi receive threat letters, IB begins probe

Thirty-three embassies in New Delhi have received threat letters, a report said on Monday.

I applaud Preity`s decision, stand by her: Rajkumar Santoshi

While most of the Bollywood celebrities are silent over Bollywood actress Preity Zinta`s allegation of molestation against her former beau and business partner Ness Wadia, director Rajkumar Santoshi has extended full support to the actress over the issue.

Deadly attacks mar high turnout at Afghan vote

Millions of Afghans turned out to vote today in a presidential run-off election despite Taliban threats and violence that killed nearly 50 people ahead of the withdrawal of NATO troops later this year.

EU deeply concerned by threat of North Korea nuclear test

The EU said today it was "deeply concerned" about the threat of a new nuclear test by North Korea, which has stepped up activity at one of its main test sites.

`Time running out` for Nigeria over Boko Haram threat

Nigeria faces a race against time to tackle its worsening security situation, which has spread in scale and scope affecting all walks of life, an influential governor has said.

Eagles facing threat from diclofenac

Steppe Eagles may soon disappear like vultures as the raptor species has been found to be under threat from killer veterinary drug diclofenac.

Iraq``s general elections scheduled for April 30

Iraq is all set to go to polls April 30 amid threats from Al Qaeda linked militants to disrupt the elections, a media report said Sunday.

`Flawed policy on India blamed for internal threats in Pak`

An official Pakistani document has blamed "flawed and myopic foreign policy choices" related to India, Afghanistan, Kashmir, prolonged military rule and poor governance for internal security threats currently faced by the country.

Two Pak MPs get threatening letters for seeking Musharraf trial

Two Pakistani MPs have received letters warning them of serious consequences for demanding the trial of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on a charge of treason.

Congress MLA says he received threat to join TMC

Congress MLA Rabindranath Chattopadhyay today alleged that he was threatened over phone that he would be murdered if he did not join the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Christians threaten to quit Egypt charter panel

Christians on a committee rewriting Egypt`s constitution have threatened to quit the panel over disputes on portions pertaining to Islamic law in the country.

Microsoft releases emergency fix for Office bug

Microsoft has reportedly released an emergency fix after hackers exploited an undetected bug in its Office software to infect the PCs of its users with spammed Word documents.