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  • British PM Cameron vows to hunt down 'Jihadi John' 22 hours 17 minutes ago

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down terrorists such as "Jihadi John" after the killer was identified as a Kuwaiti-born computer programming graduate from London. The black-clad terrorist brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was shown...
  • Pakistan will go on providing safe havens to LeT: US official Yesterday

    Washington: Pakistan will continue to provide safe havens to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), an internationally-banned terrorist group, thus remaining a major irritant in ties with India, a top American spy master said on Thursday. "Pakistan's provision of safe haven to Lashkar-e-Toiba will probably continue to be a key irritant in relations with India,"...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: 2 terrorists killed in an encounter in Shopian district 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Two terrorists have been killed on Wednesday in a gunfight which is still going on between the security forces and holed up guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. "Following specific intelligence reports about the presence of two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Shermaal village (Shopian), troops surrounded the village on...
  • Kashmiris join insurgency against India at highest rate in two decades 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir is increasingly dependent on homegrown, educated fighters with the highest number of local youth joining in two decades, according to Indian army data seen on Tuesday. The trend represents a new threat in the region where Muslim separatists have been fighting Indian forces since 1989. At...
  • J&K: Two terrorists killed in encounter in Baramulla district 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. On specific information about the presence of terrorists in Thak-Gund village in Sopore, a joint team of army and police began a search operation this morning, a police spokesman said. As the security forces were conducting...
  • J&K: Encounter breaks out in Baramulla 1 week ago

    Srinagar: An encounter broke out on Saturday between security forces and terrorists in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. On specific information about the presence of terrorists in Thak-Gund Village of Sopore area of the district, a joint team of army and police began a search operation this morning, police said. They...
  • Explosion in Pakistan mosque leaves 2 dead, over 6 injured February 18, 2015

    Islamabad: At least two people were killed and seven others injured when terrorists attacked a minority Shia mosque near Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi, the latest in a series of incidents of sectarian violence in the country. Two armed terrorists attacked the place of worship on Kuri Road. Police said...
  • ISIS steps up recruitment drive, offers help for signing up on social media February 12, 2015

    Washington: Stepping up its recruitment drive, terror outfit Islamic State launched an online guide to show potential recruits how to sign up. ISIS has been successful in recruiting potential jihadis from all over the world, mostly through social media. The group has released a 50-page guide book for prospective ISIS...
  • Terrorists blow up Pakistan girls' school February 8, 2015

    Peshawar: Terrorists on Sunday blew up a government school for girls in Pakistan's restive tribal agency near the Afghan border, demolishing three classrooms. The terrorists blew up the school using explosives in Bezoot area of Lower Orakzai Agency -- one of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. However, no loss...
  • Tihar jail launches health drive for inmates February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Tihar Jail authorities who have launched a major drive to get the health check up of its over 13,000 inmates done. Named 'Chhupa Rustam', the general health check-up campaign was launched after it was detected that a large number of inmates suffer from hyper tension. The health camp was started...
  • Jordan vows to 'eradicate' Islamic State as thousands march for pilot February 6, 2015

    Amman: Jordan vowed further retaliation against the Islamic State group for the burning alive of one of its pilots, as thousands rallied in Amman on Friday in solidarity with his grieving family. The Jordanian military said "dozens of jet fighters" struck IS targets on Thursday, hitting terrorist training camps as well...
  • PM Modi condemns killing of Jordanian pilot by ISIS February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday strongly condemned the "senseless" killing of Jordanian pilot by ISIS terrorists and said it calls for a concerted global response to the persisting menace of terrorism. Modi wrote to King of Jordan Abdullah-II Ibn Al-Hussein, saying he was "deeply shocked and saddened to...
  • LTTE leader wanted in Rajiv's killing barred from going abroad February 5, 2015

    Colombo: A top LTTE leader, who is wanted in India in connection with the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, was barred from leaving Sri Lanka by a court on Thursday. Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP, who took over the leadership of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) following the...
  • 26-year-old Syrian woman forced to marry ISIS terrorist, recounts the horror February 5, 2015

    A 26-year-old woman recounts her horror of being married to an ISIS terrorist in a deal to free one of her family members. "Every girl dreams of that white dress at her wedding night. I have been deprived of that. I was destroyed in this marriage," the victim said. ...
  • Japan hostage wife begs Tokyo, Amman to save husband January 30, 2015

    Tokyo: The wife of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, who is being threatened with execution by Islamic State terrorists, broke her silence on Thursday hours before the deadline for a hostage swap that could save his life. As a sunset cutoff for a prisoner exchange on the Turkish- Syrian border loomed, the...
  • US considers Taliban 'an armed insurgency' not 'terrorist' outfit January 29, 2015

    Washington: The US does not consider the Afghan Taliban as a terrorist outfit, describing it as 'an armed insurgency'. It called the Islamic State as a 'terrorist' group, drawing a controversial distinction between the two outfits. "The Taliban is an armed insurgency. ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant) is a terrorist...
  • Japan PM slams 'despicable' Islamist execution threat January 28, 2015

    Tokyo: An angry Japanese prime minister on Wednesday slammed as "utterly despicable" an Islamist terrorists threat to kill both a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot unless Amman releases a jihadi bomber. The clock was ticking towards the 24-hour deadline Islamic State group militants set in their latest chilling video, which...
  • J&K: BSF foils infiltration bid in Samba region January 24, 2015

    Sambha: A major infiltration bid by terrorists has been foiled by the Border Security Force (BSF) ahead of President Obama's visit in the Samba region of Jammu and Kashmir. The Home Ministry has said that the infiltration bid happened in the Sabma sector on Thursday night. The BSF has said that a...
  • US woman who tried to help terrorists sentenced to 4 years in prison January 24, 2015

    Denver: A 19-year-old woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State terrorists has been sentenced to four years in prison. Shannon Conley learned her punishment in Denver federal court on Friday as her parents watched. She wore a black and tan headscarf with her jail uniform. Conley pleaded guilty to...
  • Islamic terrorists celebrate Saudi King's death online January 23, 2015

    Beirut: Islamic terrorists and their supporters celebrated the death of Saudi King Abdullah on social media on Friday, many of them describing him as a "servant" of the Americans who conspired with the West to kill Muslims. Abdullah, who died at the age of 90, began battling al-Qaeda terrorists around a...
  • Terrorists may avoid Delhi, target some other place, fear agencies January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Security agencies apprehend that terrorists may target some part of the country during the visit of US President Barack Obama, avoiding Delhi, and have alerted state governments, particularly Jammu and Kashmir, about the "serious threat". The agencies apprehend that the terrorists may carry out strikes like the Chittisinghpura massacre...
  • Unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists: Barack Obama January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama has said it is unacceptable for Pakistan to provide safe havens to terrorists. Obama told the India Today magazine that those behind the 26/11 attacks must face justice. He also said India must be included as a permanent member in the UN Security Council. The US...
  • Pakistan bans two terror groups Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Haqqani network January 22, 2015

    Islamabad: In a paradigm shift in its policy against terrorism, Pakistan has included Jamaat-ud-Dawa led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Haqqani network in the list of proscribed organisations. A government official said that the decision to ban JuD and several other groups was taken...
  • Man who saved lives at Paris grocery gets French citizenship January 21, 2015

    Paris: French authorities on Tuesday honored a Mali-born employee who saved lives at the kosher supermarket attacked by terrorists as a hero and granted him French citizenship. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve praised Muslim Lassana Bathily, 24, for his "courage" and "heroism" during a ceremony in the presence of Prime Minister Manuel...
  • Islamic State threatens two Japanese captives in video January 20, 2015

    Dubai: The terrorist Islamic State group, which holds territory in Iraq and Syria, issued a video online on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese captives and demanding $200 million from the Japanese government to save their lives. A black-clad figure with a knife, standing in a desert area along with two...
  • Indian security agencies worried about terror attack during Obama's visit January 20, 2015

    Preparations are in full swing in Delhi to welcome the US President Barack Obama as chief guest on republic day but the security agencies are worried that Pakistan based terror groups like Lashkar-e-Toiba could stage a terror attack. ...
  • Britain warns India of possible terror attack by ISIS January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Britain has warned India about possible attack by ISIS and said all efforts must be taken to check activities of the Middle-East terrorist group. British officials have conveyed this to their Indian counterparts at the Indo-UK Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group meeting held in London on January 15-16. Officials said...
  • J&K: 2 JeM terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Sopore January 18, 2015

    Srinagar: Two Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists from Pakistan were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. Security forces cordoned off Saidpora village in Sopore following information about presence of terrorists in the area, a police officer said. The two terrorists were hiding in a house. The...
  • Shooting at Florida mall leaves one dead, two hurt: Police January 17, 2015

    Melbourne: One person is dead and two are injured after gunfire erupted early on Saturday at a mall in Melbourne, Florida, police said. "At this time, we believe the situation is contained," said Melbourne police commander Vince Pryce. Police did not say whether the shooter was dead. Earlier, they had said the...
  • Anonymous burial for 1 of 3 terrorists behind France attacks January 17, 2015

    Paris: City officials in Reims say one of the terrorists responsible for attacks last week that killed 17 people was buried in the eastern French city over their objections and despite concerns that the grave could become a shrine for extremists. Said Kouachi, the elder of the two brothers who together...