China’s Permanent Representative Liu Jieyi has reiterated Beijing’s claim that Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohamed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar does not qualify as a terrorist who would have to face UN sanctions, after China put on hold a ban sought by India on the Pathankot terror attacks mastermind.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to develop and deploy technology to defend against nuclear terrorism as President Barack Obama called on global leaders to jointly confront the growing threat of the Islamic State.
Mumbai attack: Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was Pakistan’s Prime Minister in 2008, had visited David Coleman Headley’s home within weeks after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, the Lashkar terrorist told a Mumbai court today, giving a new twist to his testimony.
Mumbai attack: Terrorist David Coleman Headley today claimed in a Mumbai court that he had “arranged” a fund-raising programme for the Shiv Sena in the US and had planned to invite the then party supremo Bal Thackeray to the event.
Mumbai attack: In the first deposition on a terror act from foreign soil, Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley today told a court here via video-link that Pakistani terrorists attempted to attack Mumbai twice before the 26/11 strikes that killed 166 people but failed both times.
Schools and much of the Brussels metro system reopened on Wednesday as the Belgian capital started to return to normal after four days of lockdown, but troops on the street were a reminder it remains on the highest alert.
Kupwara attack: Militants today attacked an Army camp in Tangdhar sector near the Line of Control (LoC) using small arms and under barrel grenade launchers.
Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel said that Brussels will remain at the highest possible level of security alert on Monday, due to fear of a possible Paris-like attack on the city.
In the massive terror raids launched across Brussels, the Belgian police announced that 16 fresh arrests have been made, however, the main suspect of the Paris attack Salah Abdeslam, was not among them.
Islamist gunmen stormed luxury Radisson Blu hotel packed with foreigners in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday, taking 170 hostages in former French colony that has been battling rebels allied to al Qaeda for several years.
It should have been a Friday night like any other in central Paris, with locals and visitors alike watching a show, enjoying a meal or shrugging off the cares of the week over a drink.
With France reeling from the series of attacks that struck the heart of the city in Paris with bombings and multiple shooting that have left over 150 dead, many supporters and sympathisers of ISIS took to social media to celebrate the brutal carnage using the hashtag ‘parisisburning’.
As the French capital lay under siege and reports emerged of multiple attacks in Paris, world leaders reacted in shock condemning the attack and extended their full support to France in this horrific time.
French police are hunting possible accomplices of eight assailants who terrorized Paris concert-goers, cafe diners and soccer fans in this country’s deadliest peacetime attacks, a succession of explosions and shootings that cast a dark shadow over this luminous tourist destination.
After the world was left in unbelievable shock as over 150 people feared death post coordinated attacks in Paris, Bollywood has shown its support for the victims.