NIA to file chargesheet against Kashmiri separatist leaders on Thursday

New Delhi, Jan 17 : A chargesheet against seven Kashmiri separatists and a businessman in a case of funding terror in the Kashmir Valley will be filed by the NIA on Thursday, the day their judicial custody ends, officials said. According to National Investigation Agency (NIA) sources, the agency will file the chargesheet against the […]

Myanmar plans to extradite extremists from Bangladesh

Yangon, Jan 17 : Myanmar’s Foreign Ministry has informed Bangladesh of its possible extradition of some members of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) extremists, media reports on Wednesday said. According to the ministry, a list of more than 1,300 ARSA members had been sent to Bangladesh at the fourth Myanmar-Bangladesh Central Level Meeting on […]

Kuwait to host ministerial meeting of anti-IS coalition

Kuwait City, Jan 17 : Kuwait will host the ministerial meeting of the US-led International Coalition against the Islamic State on February 13, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said on Tuesday. The meeting is part of efforts to fight against terrorism, he said, Xinhua reported. Applauding the coalition for the tangible progress it has […]

South Asia strategy working ‘far more rapidly’, says Trump

By Arul Louis New York, Jan 17 : US President Donald Trump has said that his South Asia strategy is “working far more rapidly than anybody would understand” and denying protection for terrorists in Afhganistan. The policy he announced in August was “providing crucial support for our forces in Afghanistan and denying safe haven for […]

US calls for new relationship with Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 16 : The US on Tuesday called for a new bilateral relationship with Pakistan at the conclusion of a top US diplomat’s two-day visit here. Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells highlighted the need to step up measures against terrorism in order for the US-Pakistan relationship to develop, Efe […]

Britain’s landmarks among terror targets, court hears

London, Jan 16 : Big Ben and Heathrow Airport were among landmarks targeted by a British man who was “fascinated” by the Islamic State, media reports said on Tuesday. Umar Ahmed Haque, 25, from east London, is on trial at the Old Bailey in London alongside three other men, reported the BBC. Mark Heywood, appearing […]