Extremists

  • Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria 15-04-2014 11:53 PM

    Maiduguri: Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the back of an open truck, officials said. The girls were abducted after midnight from a school in Chibok, on the edge of the...
  • Attacks by Islamic extremists kill at least 99 Nigerians 28-01-2014 11:35 AM

    Suspected Islamic extremists used explosives and heavy guns to attack a village and worshipers during a Christian church service in Nigeria's northeast, killing at least 99 people and razing hundreds of homes, officials and witnesses said. The attacks in Borno and Adamawa states resulted in one of the highest death...
  • Illegal gun factory busted in Tripura, three arrested 28-07-2013 02:00 AM

    A clandestine gun factory was busted by Assam Rifles troopers in Tripura and three people arrested, police said in Agartala on Saturday. Eight improvised guns, gun-making material and several hundred cartridges were recovered from the spot in northern Tripura, 195 km north of Agartala. "Acting on a tip off, the...
  • Dargah dewan urges followers to fight against terrorism 17-05-2013 01:56 AM

    Ajmer: Spiritual head and Dewan of the Ajmer Dargah, Zainual Abedin Ali Khan, on Thursday passed a resolution against terrorism asserting that terrorism in any form, from scaring to killing innocents, is un-Islamic and against the humanity. He urged followers of Sufi saints to fight the menace of terrorism and...
  • At least 185 killed in Nigeria attack, say Officials 22-04-2013 06:40 AM

    Baga: Fighting between Nigeria's military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation's far northeast, officials said on Sunday, an attack that saw insurgents fire rocket-propelled grenades and soldiers spray machine-gun fire into neighborhoods filled with civilians. The fighting in Baga began on...
  • Hafiz Saeed: No MFN status for India 17-12-2012 08:10 AM

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  • Abu Hamza to receive new prosthetics in US jail 27-10-2012 11:47 AM

    New York: A radical Islamist cleric facing terrorism charges will be outfitted with new prosthetics after US authorities refused to allow him to wear metal hooks in place of his missing hands when he is outside of his jail cell, his lawyer said on Friday. The Egyptian-born preacher, Abu Hamza...
  • Russia regrets Bhagavad Gita controversy 20-12-2011 12:32 AM

    Moscow: In the wake of an uproar over a move to ban the Bhagavad Gita in Siberia, Russia on Monday night expressed sadness over the development, saying it is "inadmissible" that a holy scripture is taken to court. "It is strange that such events are unfolding in the beautiful university...
  • Bhagavad Gita faces extremist branding in Russia 17-12-2011 06:22 PM

    Moscow: Bhagavad Gita, one of the holiest Hindu scriptures, is facing a legal ban and the prospect of being branded as "an extremist" literature across Russia. A court in Siberia's Tomsk city is set to deliver its final verdict on Monday in a case filed by state prosecutors. The final...
  • 20 killed, China blames terror camps in Pak 01-08-2011 12:04 PM

    Beijing: China on Monday blamed "extremists" trained in terror camps in Pakistan for orchestrating attacks on civilians in the troubled Xinjiang province, where 20 people, including alleged militants, were killed in violent incidents over two days. While nine people were killed in a violent attack on Saturday, another 11, including...
  • UK to take tough action to exclude hate preachers 08-06-2011 03:01 AM

    London: British Government plans to take tough action to exclude foreign hate preachers as part of the new strategy launched on Tuesday to tackle homegrown terrorism. "The new strategy will see tough action to exclude foreign hate preachers and a greater effort to tackle extremist ideologies, including work with mainstream...
  • Pak army using war movies to counter jihad 14-02-2011 08:27 PM

    Islamabad: After a night of fighting off a Taliban attack on his remote outpost, the Pakistani soldier lies wounded, with one of the attackers crawling on top of him. He grabs the assailant by the neck, but cannot prevent him from firing seven shots into his chest. The death of...
  • Pak flays India's handling of Samjhauta probe 05-02-2011 06:27 PM

    Islamabad: On the eve of Foreign Secretary-level talks in Thimphu, Pakistan on Saturday came out with a provocative statement saying that India's handling of the Samjhauta Express train bombing case showed that it lacked "courage to unearth culpability of Hindu extremists". "India seems to be lacking courage to unearth culpability...
  • Info suggests Sanatan Sanstha behind blast: Goa CM 20-10-2009 01:22 AM

    The Goa Police have clamped down on a Hindu right wing group. ...
  • Goa blast: Govt mulls banning of Hindu group 19-10-2009 10:01 PM

    2 people died in Madgaon and bombs were diffused in other parts of Goa. ...
  • Watch: Two killed in Goa blast, Hindu group blamed 18-10-2009 12:17 PM

    The two victims of the blast were members of Sanatan Sanstha. ...