terrorism

September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017

Twitter weeding out users advocating violence

Twitter says its internal controls have been allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close...

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Several people stabbed in Finnish city of Turku- police

Several people were stabbed in the Finnish city of Turku, police say, adding they had shot at and arrested one person.

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

The ouster of ISIL from Mosul

It is the considered opinion of scholars and observers of terrorism and extremism that the ISIL capture of Mosul was the most significant...

July 6, 2017
July 6, 2017

The long battle against militancy

The actual and potential damage caused by religious militancy or the so-called 'Islamist violence' can no longer be brushed aside in our parlance. Owing to factors both internal and...

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

What is meant to divide should unite

The Finsbury Park Mosque attack was another manifestation of Islamophobia that has gripped Britain and many other western countries including the US in recent times. Reportedly, there has been a...

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

The Gulf crisis: Grappling for a face-saving solution

A two-week old conflict in the Gulf goes to the core of key issues in international relations that hamper the fight against political violence and govern diplomatic relations: the absence of an...

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

'Suicide bombers kill 26 at Iraq wedding celebration'

At least 26 people are killed and 25 are injured as two suicide bombers attack a celebration being held the night before a wedding north of Baghdad, a police officer and a doctor say.

September 4, 2016
September 4, 2016

England's tour to Bangladesh is set to go ahead

England's tour to Bangladesh looks increasingly likely to go ahead despite serious reservations held by ‘several’ young players and one-day captain Eoin Morgan after Moeen Ali became the first...

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

Loye says terror fears saw him quit BD role

Former England batsman Mal Loye expects the current team's tour of Bangladesh to go ahead despite security concerns even though he quit a coaching position in the country because of terrorism...

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Cops to write to home ministry to ban Ansar-Al-Islam

Law enforcers are to write to the home ministry to take necessary steps to ban militant outfit Ansar-Al-Islam, an alleged Bangladesh chapter of al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent.