World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 29, 2015
Nearly 60 per cent of Americans approve of drone strikes that target extremists in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen despite concerns that they endanger innocent civilians, a new poll found Thursday.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday May 27, 2015
The National Intelligence Grid or Natgrid - a central database that will collate information from 22 sources to feed 11 security and intelligence agencies -- may be reality within six months, sources told NDTV.
World News | Helene Cooper, The New York Times | Friday May 22, 2015
Osama bin Laden was considering leaving his hideaway in Abbottabad, Pakistan, just months before Navy SEALs stormed his compound and killed him, according to a trove of documents seized from the Qaida leader's compound during the raid and declassifie...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 21, 2015
A document recovered from Osama Bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan's Abbottabad -- where he was killed by the US Forces in 2011 -- proves he was aware, even proud, of the terror operations in India.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 20, 2015
"Please enter the required information accurately and truthfully. Write clearly and legibly. Name, age, marital status. Do you wish to execute a suicide operation?"
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 20, 2015
US President Barack Obama is poised to quicken the pace of weapons supplies and training to Iraqi tribes, while eyeing a rapid offensive to recapture Ramadi from the Islamic State group.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 15, 2015
The South Korean spy agency's assertion that North Korea purged its defence chief and executed him with anti-aircraft fire is one of its boldest claims ever, and, given the agency's chequered history, has come under growing scrutiny.
World News | Matthew Rosenberg, The New York Times | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Four years after a Navy SEAL team killed Osama bin Laden in his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, lingering questions remain about the raid and what led up to it. Now, in a 10,000-word article in The London Review of Books, journalist Seymour M. Hers...
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Pakistan's Supreme Court today rejected a petition seeking to stop US drone attacks in the country's troubled northwestern tribal region, saying it is purely a security-related matter.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 7, 2015
A Pakistani court ordered the police, today, to register a criminal case against two former CIA officials for the offences of murder, conspiracy, waging war against Pakistan and terrorism.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 3, 2015
US President Barack Obama, eager to resolve at least one intractable conflict in his final two years in office, has his eye on a major prize: reconciliation with Iran.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 2, 2015
A 30-member Indian Army mountaineering team is preparing to scale the Mount Everest to mark 50 years of ascent of the world's highest mountain peak by India. But this time the army men have an additional mission - to cleanse the slopes and the peak o...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Pakistan's military said it killed 34 militants today in air strikes on a tribal region near the Afghan border as part of a major offensive against insurgents that began last year.
Reuters | Saturday March 7, 2015
CIA Director John Brennan said he is creating new units within the agency called "mission centres".
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 7, 2015
Syria's envoy to the United Nations says it's time for the United States and other Western powers to accept that President Bashar al-Assad is here to stay, and to abandon what he suggested was a failed strategy of trying to split the Middle East into...
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 4, 2015
Elizabeth "Betty" McIntosh, an American spy girl who was stationed in India for a few years from 1943 and helped spread disinformation that would undermine Japanese troops, has turned 100.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 19, 2015
Frustrated over Al-Qaeda's recognition as a global terror outfit, its Chief Osama bin Laden wanted to change the name of the group to identify it more closely with Islam before he was killed by US Special Forces in Pakistan, the White House has said.
World News | Tuesday December 23, 2014
The United States urged North Korea on Monday to admit it ordered a cyberattack on the Hollywood studio Sony Pictures and to pay for the damage it had caused.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 23, 2014
The U.N. Security Council took up the issue of North Korea's bleak human rights situation for the first time on Monday, a groundbreaking step toward possibly holding the nuclear-armed but desperately poor country and leader Kim Jong Un accountable fo...
Top Stories | Tuesday December 23, 2014
North Korea appeared to have been hit by Internet outages, reports said on Monday, just days after US President Barack Obama warned Washington would retaliate for a cyber attack on Sony Pictures blamed on Pyongyang.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 22, 2014
WikiLeaks on Sunday released two CIA documents that offered tips to help spies maintain their cover while using false documents as they crossed international borders.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Hackers invoked the 9/11 attacks Tuesday in their most chilling threat yet against Sony Pictures, again warning the Hollywood studio not to release a film which has angered North Korea.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
About half of Americans believe that the CIA was justified in its harsh interrogation methods of "war on terror" detainees, a poll found Monday, days after a damning US report revealed harrowing details of torture.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
The first open pre-trial hearings with accused 9/11 plotters Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Ramzi Binalshibh since the release of a damning Senate report on CIA torture have been postponed until February, officials said.