The Registrar General of India has sought permission from the Supreme Court to push the deadline for updating the National Register of Citizens in Assam to July 31 2018.
Boko Haram has killed more than 20,000 people since 2009 as part of its attempt to create an Islamic state in the Lake Chad basin.
The prime minister also backed a rules-based regional security architecture in the Indo-Pacific region, sending a subtle message to China against its military assertiveness in the area.
A key Western ally and host to the US Fifth Fleet, Sunni Muslim-ruled Bahrain has for years grappled with protests and sporadic violence coming from its Shi’ite majority.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, the group’s news agency Amaq said on Tuesday, without giving evidence.
“You want us to sniff them out, we will do that. You want us to take action against them, whatever action you propose, we will do that… (but) these hollow allegations are not acceptable.”
India emphasised that effective multilateralism and international rule of law require that global governance structures reflect contemporary realities.
Several hundred Mosul residents,including taxi drivers, Iraqi soldiers and defectors from ISIS, provided crucial information on ISIS militants.
Specialists have defined kitsch as a tasteless copy of an existing style or as the systematic display of bad taste or artistic deficiency.
For IS militants, unlike Socrates, only an “unexamined life” is worth living.
This week, the Time Machine looks at how in the aftermath of 9/11, the narrative of grief was appropriated into one of patriotic vengeance.
The man was shot dead by soldiers who were not seriously hurt in the attack; one had a facial wound and the other’s hand was wounded.
Trump said the next pillar of his new strategy is a change in US’s approach to Pakistan.
Since it is unrealistic to protect every public space against the rising vehicle-ramming attacks, there is a need to target the roots of radicalisation to prevent them.
A suspected Islamist militant drove into a crowd in Barcelona, killing 13 people. The driver is yet to be found.
Burkina Faso, like other countries in West Africa, has been targeted sporadically by jihadist groups operating across Africa’s Sahel.
A fruit truck loaded with explosives detonated on Monday in Lahore, wounding at least 22 people, with no one claiming immediate responsibility.
The capture of a Pakistani teenager who travelled 2,000 km across two countries to commit a suicide attack gives police a rare glimpse into a militant network suspected of a surge in sectarian violence.
A Boko Haram faction with ties to ISIS and responsible for the kidnapping of a Nigerian oil prospecting team which led to at least 37 people being killed has become a deadly force capable of carrying out highly-organised attacks.
Beijing has repeatedly blocked India’s move to put a ban on the Jaish-e-Mohammed leader under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the Council.
Iranian defence minister Hossein Dehghan and his Iraqi counterpart Erfan al-Hiyali signed a memorandum which covered border security, logistics and training.
The RSS leader said it does not support any kind of violence linked to cow protection and demanded action against those found guilty.
It takes a special kind of nastiness to deploy victims of one tragedy as weapons against other victims, to see in two similar crimes not the common thread of justice but an opportunity to play political games.
Salim Shaikh, the bus driver who risked his life to save the yatris as they came under attack in Kashmir, tells his story.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani signed the agreement, but the four Arab states which placed sanctions on Qatar said they intend to keep close watch on its efforts to combat terrorism.
Ikaika Erik Kang, 34, an air traffic control specialist was arrested by the FBI following a year-long undercover probe for trying to spy for and aid ISIS.
The Indian national faces over 27 years in prison and deportation if convicted.
According to Sky News, further arrests could be made related to a suicide bomb attack in Manchester that killed 22 people at a pop concert in May.
The UN Security Council has sanctioned a splinter group of the Pakistan Taliban, freezing its assets and subjecting it to an arms embargo.
Qatar faces further sanctions by Arab states over alleged terrorism links as deadline to accept demands set to expire Sunday with no resolution in sight.
While no group has claimed responsibility for the blasts that killed nine and wounded 13, the modus operandi is quite similar to that of Boko Haram.
Having turned their sights towards the Balkans, ISIS is reopening the wounds of the region with localised propaganda directed at its Muslim population.
The attack at a Bamako resort was the latest in a string of attacks that the Islamist alliance in Mali claims to have perpetrated.
The changing security environment in South Asia and elsewhere may have brought on new problems but it has given us new tools and abilities to deal with them.
“These weapons are grossly inaccurate and it is likely that the Indian compound wasn’t event the target,” an official in Kabul said.
A gunman in Melbourne had been holding a woman hostage, in an attack which was a apparently response to Australia’s role in the action against ISIS in Syria.
Cooperation and sincerity are key to dealing with the challenges we face today, both natural and man-made.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt on Monday accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and snapped off ties with the nation.
The Manchester bombing led to changes in security planning for the German concert; the number of security officials was increased substantially to 1,200.
Terrorist attacks are more than ‘breaking news,’ but the media aren’t taking a comprehensive approach to exploring the underlying issues.