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  • Suspected Copenhagen gunman appears to have links with Islamic State February 17, 2015

    The man suspected of killing two people in Copenhagen over the weekend has been identified and appears to have an IS link. Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein swore fidelity to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on his Facebook page just before the attacks. He was later gunned down by police. The...
  • Attack on Charlei Hebdo is attack on freedom of expression: French journalist January 8, 2015

    Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, methodically killing 12 people on Wednesday, including the editor, before escaping in a car. It was France's deadliest postwar terrorist attack. ...
  • Latest: People killed in shooting at Charlie Hebdo in Paris January 7, 2015

    Unknown gunmen on Wednesday opened fire and shot down at least 10 journalists and two policemen in Charlie Hebdo's Paris office. The Charlie Hebdo is a French satirical weekly newspaper. ...
  • Watch: US Congresswoman talks about India-US relationship, terrorism January 4, 2015

    The threat from Pakistan assumes even more significance ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey speaks to American Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on United States' commitment to fighting terror. ...
  • Watch: Political reactions over trends in J&K, Jharkhand elections December 23, 2014

    As PDP takes lead in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP follows in a close second and halfway mark eludes the saffron party in Jharkhand, political leaders talk give their take on the verdict. ...
  • Battle for the States: Is Congress being rejected by regional parties too? December 23, 2014

    As the early trends suggest, it is advantage PDP, and BJP is a close second in Jammu and Kashmir. The saffron party, meanwhile, is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state....
  • Battle for the states: Watch the early action at BJP headquarters in New Delhi December 23, 2014

    When the counting of votes for Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, and Jharkhand is underway, CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil gets you all the early action from the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Timeline of Sydney siege December 16, 2014

    Watch the 17-hour-long siege that unfolded in the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in downtown Sydney on Monday. ...
  • Hostage calls up Radio presenter from Sydney's Lindt cafe December 15, 2014

    A radio show host in Australia told CNN that one of the hostages inside the Sydney cafe got in touch with him and he could hear the gunman giving instructions to the hostages. ...
  • Mehdi Biswas activities confined to putting posts of IS on Twitter, says Rajnath Singh December 15, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh said investigations in Bengaluru-based engineer Mehdi Masroor Biswas for running a pro-Islamic State Twitter account are on. He said, "Interrogation of Mehdi Biswas has shown that his activities were confined to putting posts of IS and in their support. He has denied any involvement in recruitment....
  • At least 1 armed offender holds several hostage at Sydney's Chocolate cafe December 15, 2014

    Nearly 50 people have been taken hostage in a Sydney cafe by at least 1 gunman. A black flag with Arabic writing has been put up on the shop window. Major landmarks in the city such as the Sydney Opera House have been evacuated. ...
  • Bengaluru youth was in contact with few English speaking Jihadist December 14, 2014

    Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. ...
  • Youth operating pro-Islamic State Twitter handle did not resist arrest: police December 13, 2014

    The 24-year-old Bengaluru youth arrested for operating pro-Islamic State Twitter account worked in an MNC during daytime and became active on internet late at night, said police. ...
  • My son's email ID was hacked, says alleged pro-IS Twitter handler's father December 13, 2014

    Even as alleged pro-Islamic State's Twitter account handler Mehdi Masroor Biswas has confessed to his involvement with the terror outfit, his father Dr Michyal Biswas defended him saying his account was hacked. "I don't know about this. Last night, over a telephonic conversation, my son told me his email was...
  • What is Centre doing to counter Islamic State, asks Khurshid November 29, 2014

    Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday reacted to Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement wherein he said that the Islamic State was of concern to the government. He asked what the Centre was doing in this regard. ...
  • Islamic State releases Baghdadi's speech November 14, 2014

    There have been contradictory accounts out of Iraq following US air strikes on Friday about whether Baghdadi was wounded in a raid. The Islamic State released a audio recording on Thursday putting to rest all the rumours of Baghdadi's death. ...
  • US: Cancer patient ends her life, renews euthanasia debate November 4, 2014

    In United States, a 29-year-old terminally ill patient has legally ended her life. Her decision to die under Oregon's "death with dignity act" has renewed the euthanasia debate. ...
  • Hyderabad: State Child Rights Protection Team visits school after students complain of sexual harassment October 31, 2014

    The state child right protection team visited a school in Hyderabad after students complained that they were beaten quite often and were even sexually harassed. The school was earlier served with a notice but the authorities allegedly never replied. The team has given directions to the school and asked school...
  • Islamic State uses Hollywood style techniques to recruit workers October 28, 2014

    Terror group ISIS is using Hollywood style techniques to recruit workers from the west. and intelligence experts say it's working. ...
  • Islamic State world's richest terror group October 24, 2014

    Islamic State earns US dollar 1 million a day alone by selling crude oil from fields captured when the group swept across Iraq and Syria earlier this year, say experts. ...
  • Battle for the States: Can the BJP dethrone the Congress governments in Haryana, Maharashtra? October 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN discusses the Narendra Modi wave and its impact on Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections with a panel of experts. ...
  • Islamic State beheads British aid worker October 4, 2014

    The Islamic State on Friday released a video reportedly showing the beheading of British hostage Allen Henning. ...
  • Reporter's Diary: Covering PM Modi's US visit October 1, 2014

    Covering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first and rather hectic US visit must have been quite an experience for any journalist. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey and Sanjay Pugalia recount their experience. ...
  • Tonight at 9: Bhupendra Chaubey speaks to Farid Zakaria on Modi's US visit September 26, 2014

    Dr Farid Zakaria, the journalist who interviewed Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his US visit, joins CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey. Post your questions for Zakaria. ...
  • Modi fans in New Jersey flaunt customised car number plates, BJP tattoos September 25, 2014

    It is not just political and business leaders who are looking forward to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to US. Network18 caught up with some ardent fans of Modi in New Jersey who had a Modi number plate on their car and a BJP tattoo. ...
  • Watch: What Indians in US expect from PM Modi's New York visit September 23, 2014

    Indians in the US are both excited and hopeful ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to New York. "I think Modi has brought the whole world to acknowledging that he is a man with a strong feeling and that he will take India to a new level," said an...
  • J&K floods: Army reaches out for help, state government fails September 9, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Relief Force and Jammu and Kashmir Police have been working round the clock to rescue those affected and said that 'Megh Rahat' operation will continue till all the victims are pulled out to safety ...
  • Sotloff tried to find good concealed in a world of darkness, says his family September 4, 2014

    Islamic State extremists on Tuesday released a video showing freelance reporter Steven Sotloff's beheading. Sotloff's family in a statement issued on Wednesday said, "Steve was no hero. Like all of us, he was a mere man who tried to find good concealed in a world of darkness, and if it...
  • Don't punish my son over matters he has no control on: Mother of US journalist kidnapped by ISIS August 28, 2014

    The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff held hostage by ISIS has appealed to the terrorists to release her son. ISIS had threatened to kill him if the US didn't end its campaign in Iraq. "As a mother I ask your justice to be merciful and not punish my son...
  • Another ISIS video goes viral, shows ISIS terrorist and child firing an advanced weapon August 28, 2014

    Another ISIS video has gone viral. The video shows an ISIS terrorist and a child firing an advanced weapon at what is said to be an the the Kweires air base in northwest Syria. ISIS has been trying to gain control of the government held air base for weeks. ...