Eight decades after it was first mooted, the world needs a mechanism to prosecute cross-border terrorists in peacetime.
Engaging and enticing Pakistan into giving up its jihadist adventure in Afghanistan has let the country believe it can get away with harbouring terrorists.
All public spaces across Pakistan are under threat. I have a meeting to hold today; as I debate which part of Lahore may be safer to conduct it in, I wonder if there is any safe space left.
The Khorasan hadith has become a rallying point for radical Islamists and has long been the biggest recruitment tool for Jihadists.
Security forces killed three suicide attackers outside the court in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district, police said.
India’s response came after the 28/11 mastermind was added to the fourth schedule of Pakistan’s Anti-Terrorism Act, placing limits on his movement.
The government last week said the situation in northern Rakhine had stabilised and that it had ended a four-month security crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
Sehwan Sharif and other shrines in Pakistan are being targeted for terrorist attacks because militant Islam feels threatened by the popular adherence to Sufi Islam and values.
A faction of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the town of Ghalanai in the Mohmand Agency.
Police have killed about 50 suspected militants in shootouts since the attack, including the man they say was its main planner.
The proposal said Jaish-e-Mohammed is a designated terror outfit and so its leaders, like Masood Azhar, cannot go scot-free, sources said.
“Only a credible crack down on the mastermind of the Mumbai terrorist attack and terrorist organizations involved in cross border terrorism would be proof of Pakistan’s sincerity.”
Khaled Ahmed’s ‘Sleepwalking to Surrender: Dealing with Terrorism in Pakistan’ fell short in that was far more descriptive than it was prescriptive.
The attacks show that even if ISIS loses the Iraqi side of its self-styled caliphate, the threat from the group may not subside.
The gunman, who media reports identified as Uzbekistan national Abdulgadir Masharipov, was caught late Monday in a police operation at a luxury residential complex in Istanbul.
If a former policeman’s claim that the two men were killed is true, it will make solving several high-profile cases to which they are linked, including the Samjhauta Express blast, much harder.
The agency has said that the blog, which collects and analyses communications from terror organisations, was used to encourage a young man from West Bengal to join ISIS.
ISIS, which is putting up fierce resistance to a US-backed offensive to retake Mosul, the group’s last major stronghold in Iraq, has been accused of massacre, enslavement and rape since it swept across large swathes of the country’s north and west in 2014.
Although ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, authorities are following various leads.
This is the first case where operatives of the group have been convicted in a terror case.
The summit declaration called for regional and international cooperation to eliminate terrorism
A private ceremony was organised for family members of victims and survivors of the attack, according to San Bernardino County spokesman David Wert.
The Global Terrorism Index said worldwide there had been 29,376 deaths caused by terrorism in 2015, a drop of 10% and the first fall in four years.
Although demonetisation will deal a severe blow to the black economy, corruption, inflated pricing and tax evasion, terrorism – which is cheap and can be funded by kosher resources – will remain largely unaffected.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but General Sher Afgun said calls intercepted between the attackers and their handlers suggested they were from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
“There should be no glorification of terrorists as martyrs,” the BIMSTEC statement asserted, referring to Nawaz Sharif’s comments on Burhan Wani.
Pakistan a ‘mother-ship’, ‘terrorism its favourite child’ – with phrases like these, the Indian side kept reminding BRICS members of what its priority at the multilateral forum really was.
Militants have been in the building since the early hours of Monday morning, in an encounter that has lasted almost 50 hours.
A statement posted online by the militant group paid tribute to Wa’il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, also known as Abu Mohammed al-Furqan.
Details of Haibatullah Akhundzada’s life in Kuchlak could put further pressure on Pakistan to do more to crack down on militants openly living there.
Do ISIS fighters feel guilty about the violence they perpetrate? Criminological research suggests they “neutralise” their guilt, just like other criminals.
Women’s participation in the Syrian conflict is more diverse and powerful than what is portrayed.
The suicide attack comes exactly a fortnight after terrorists struck at army brigade headquarters at Uri, 102 km from Baramulla, killing 19 soldiers.
The invitation to the Abu Dhabi crown prince, who will succeed his brother as UAE president, is likely to irritate Pakistan, especially when relations with India are perhaps at their lowest point since Modi took over as PM in May 2014.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s Public Editor.
As the recent controversy at Jhajjar shows us, university management often gloss over the obvious prejudices against Kashmiri students.
The White House reaction to the Indian ‘surgical strikes’ seems aimed at ensuring the Pakistani side does not attempt retaliatory action.
‘We have attempted a new paradigm of friendship in the last two years which is without precedent and what did we get in return? Pathankot, Bahadur Ali, and Uri,’ said India’s external affairs minister about Pakistan.
The filing of an FIR for theft will take attention away from the far more serious charge of murder, the trial for which has yet to start though three years have passed since the chargesheet was filed.
‘I want to tell you that India wants to fight with Pakistan. If you have the courage then why not fight to end poverty, unemployment, illiteracy. Let us see which country wins, India or Pakistan,” said Modi, reaching out to the people of Pakistan