National Security Council

Case filed against man for impersonating PMO Official in Bengaluru

As per the information given by the hotel staff, the police department had communicated with the PMO. They got clarification that there is no such person designated in the Prime minister`s office.

Jul 04, 2020, 07:53 AM IST

Afghan government to release 269 more Hezb-e-Islami prisoners

During the meeting, the authorities presented the schedule of the release of Hezb-e-Islami prisoners.

Jun 07, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

White House slams group for attacking its senior official as an 'Islamophobe'

The White House has come out strongly in support of recently appointed Chief of Staff of the National Security Advisor Fred Fleitz whose views on radical Islam have sparked controversy in the past.

Jun 04, 2018, 10:38 AM IST

Donald Trump set to fire NSA HR McMaster, in 2nd major cabinet move in a week: Report

Last year, Trump's first national security advisor Michael Flynn was fired, who lasted just 22 days in his post.

Mar 16, 2018, 09:02 AM IST

Japan terms North Korea missile launch as 'absolutely intolerable'

Japan on Wednesday condemned the North Korea's missile launch and termed it to be as 'absolutely intolerable'.

Nov 29, 2017, 06:20 AM IST

United States avoids commenting on Sikkim standoff

The remarks come amid a standoff between the militaries of India and China in the Doklam area in the Sikkim sector, where Indian troops stopped road construction by Chinese soldiers.


Jul 11, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Donald Trump removes chief strategist Steve Bannon from National Security Council

President Donald Trump has removed chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council, reversing a controversial early decision to give Bannon access to the high-level meetings.

Apr 05, 2017, 21:59 PM IST

US condemns Assad on chemical weapons use

The White House condemned the Assad regime's "defiance" of international norms after United Nations experts found the Syrian army had conducted three chemical weapons attacks against its own people in 2014 and 2015.

Oct 23, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

Erdogan back in Ankara after coup, to chair security council

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to chair meetings of his national security council and cabinet in Ankara Wednesday after returning to the capital for the first time since the failed coup aimed at ousting him from power, officials said.

Jul 20, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

Obama convenes National Security Council after Turkey coup attempt: White House

US President Barack Obama is convening his National Security Council following the attempted coup in Turkey overnight.

Jul 16, 2016, 19:46 PM IST

Jaishankar, US' NSA discuss cooperation against terror groups

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has met with US National Security Adviser Susan Rice and discussed bilateral ties and cooperation against terror groups like Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed, the White House has said.

Mar 09, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

US will counter ISIS terror plotters in any country: Barack Obama

The US will continue to counter terror plotters of Islamic State militant group in any country where necessary, President Barack Obama has said while directing his national security team to intensify its ongoing counter-terrorism campaign to destroy the terror outfit. In a meeting with his National Security Council, Obama discussed intensification of US campaign to degrade and destroy Islamic State (ISIS).

Jan 29, 2016, 08:02 AM IST

Obama to discuss Islamic State fight at Pentagon

Facing intense scrutiny about his counterterror policy, President Barack Obama will huddle with top security brass and deliver an address at the Pentagon Monday, hoping to underscore his role as commander-in-chief.


Dec 12, 2015, 01:59 AM IST

Tunisia closing border with Libya after deadly bus bombing

Thousands of Tunisians have travelled to Libya, as well as to Iraq and Syria, to fight alongside Islamic extremists, the authorities say.

Nov 26, 2015, 01:17 AM IST

Iranian hard-liner says Supreme Leader opposes nuclear deal

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is opposed to a landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, a prominent hard-liner claimed on Sunday.

Aug 15, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

China defence minister says Japan bill will "complicate" region

China`s defence minister told the head of Japan`s National Security Council on Friday that Japanese legislation that could see troops sent to fight abroad for the first time since World War Two would "complicate" regional security.

Jul 17, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Japanese envoy to visit China ahead of possible summit: Reports

Japan's top security diplomat could visit China as early as this week ahead of a possible visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to repair strained ties between the neighbours, local media said today.

Jul 12, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

Tunisia to ramp up security after beach attack

Tunisia weighed new security measures on Sunday as it scrambled to secure its vital tourism sector after 38 people were killed at a seaside resort in the worst jihadist attack in its history.

Jun 28, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Israel claims Gaza offensive 'lawful', accuses Hamas of war crimes

Israel released on Sunday an official report on its military campaign against the Gaza Strip last summer, claiming that its massive offensive was lawful, while accusing the Islamic Hamas movement of committing "war crimes and crimes against humanity".

Jun 14, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

Israeli delegation to visit US ahead of Iran n-deal deadline

An Israeli delegation will head to WashingtonD.C. next week in a last-minute attempt to influence the inking of a nuclear deal with Iran, the Ha`aretz daily reported on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015, 22:06 PM IST