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US calls India an 'incredibly valuable' partner on counter-terrorism, says future under Trump-Modi is 'very bright'
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US calls India an 'incredibly valuable' partner on counter-terrorism, says future under Trump-Modi is 'very bright'

Describing India as an "incredibly valuable and close counter-terrorism partner" of the US, the Donald Trump administration said the future is "very bright" for bilateral co-operation in this arena

Justin Trudeau meets Narendra Modi in Delhi: PM says challenges to India's sovereignty 'cannot be tolerated'
India

Justin Trudeau meets Narendra Modi in Delhi: PM says challenges to India's sovereignty 'cannot be tolerated'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau held extensive talks on key issues of counter-terrorism and extremism as well as ways to boost trade ties, after which the two sides inked six pacts

China tells Pakistan to improve security after managing director of shipping firm shot dead in Karachi
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China tells Pakistan to improve security after managing director of shipping firm shot dead in Karachi

A wary China asked Pakistan to take necessary security measures to protect thousands of its nationals working in the country, a day after a Chinese managing director of a shipping firm was shot dead in Karachi

Narendra Modi's visit to UAE: PM to sign 12 pacts, agreements to focus on finance, skill development
India

Narendra Modi's visit to UAE: PM to sign 12 pacts, agreements to focus on finance, skill development

As many as 12 agreements will be signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the UAE later this week as India and the oil-rich Gulf nation look to intensify economic cooperation, a top diplomat said

Full text: US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster outlines 'ambitious' agenda for bilateral ties in maiden speech
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Full text: US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster outlines 'ambitious' agenda for bilateral ties in maiden speech

In his first public speech after taking over as the US Ambassador to India in November, Kenneth Juster spoke about robust India-US partnerships.

US envoy Kenneth Juster calls for robust India-America relationship; slams Pakistan on terrorism
India

US envoy Kenneth Juster calls for robust India-America relationship; slams Pakistan on terrorism

The US will not tolerate cross- border terrorism or terrorist safe havens anywhere, its newly- appointed Ambassador Kenneth Juster said on Thursday

India-ASEAN Summit: Counter-terrorism, security and trade likely to top agenda
India

India-ASEAN Summit: Counter-terrorism, security and trade likely to top agenda

Counter-terrorism, security and trade is expected to top the agenda at the India-ASEAN Summit that will see the participation of leaders of all the ten ASEAN countries who in an "unprecedented" event will also be the chief guests at the Republic Day parade.

Former RAW chief Rajinder Khanna appointed Deputy NSA, to succeed Arvind Gupta
India

Former RAW chief Rajinder Khanna appointed Deputy NSA, to succeed Arvind Gupta

Rajinder Khanna, former chief of the country's external intelligence agency RAW, was appointed as Deputy National Security Adviser. It is for the first time when both the NSA the and Deputy NSA is from intelligence agency background

New York bombing raises fears of holiday attacks in US, Europe as depleted Islamic State encourages lone-wolf attacks
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New York bombing raises fears of holiday attacks in US, Europe as depleted Islamic State encourages lone-wolf attacks

The abortive bombing in New York has raised fresh fears of a possible surge in attacks during the year-end holiday season on both sides of the Atlantic.

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrests three terrorists; IGP says Pakistan using social media to lure youths to join militancy
India

Jammu and Kashmir Police arrests three terrorists; IGP says Pakistan using social media to lure youths to join militancy

Three terrorists have been arrested under an anti-militancy operation, said Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Munir Khan on Thursday.

Home ministry forms two new divisions to track and assess global terrorist outfits, cyber crimes
India

Home ministry forms two new divisions to track and assess global terrorist outfits, cyber crimes

The Union home ministry has formed two new divisions to deal with emerging security challenges such as radicalisation and cyber crime

Taliban kill 13 police in attack on checkpoint, says Afghan official
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Taliban kill 13 police in attack on checkpoint, says Afghan official

The Taliban killed 13 police in an attack on a checkpoint early today in the northern Kunduz province, an official said.

Nirmala Sitharaman, French defence minister Florence Parley discuss ways to ramp up India-France strategic ties
India

Nirmala Sitharaman, French defence minister Florence Parley discuss ways to ramp up India-France strategic ties

Nirmala Sitharaman and her French counterpart Florence Parley deliberated on a host of key issues, including the regional security situation, transfer of critical technology for various defence projects

Scotland Yard to use private guards in counter-terror strategy to identify potential threats
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Scotland Yard to use private guards in counter-terror strategy to identify potential threats

Scotland Yard is planning to train private security guards as part of its counter-terrorism strategy to identify potential threats and add to their response arsenal in the event of an attack.

Nirmala Sitharaman attends ASEAN defence ministers' meet; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda
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Nirmala Sitharaman attends ASEAN defence ministers' meet; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda

The ASEAN defence ministers began their high-level security dialogue to discuss security issues, including counter-terrorism, drug trafficking and maritime conflicts, facing the region

ASEAN defence ministers begin high-level talks in Philippines; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda
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ASEAN defence ministers begin high-level talks in Philippines; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda

The ASEAN defence ministers began their high-level security dialogue on Monday to discuss security issues, including counter-terrorism, drug trafficking

Syrian army captures desert town Al Qaryatain after Islamic State's three-week occupation
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Syrian army captures desert town Al Qaryatain after Islamic State's three-week occupation

Syrian troops and militia retook the desert town of Al Qaryatain from the Islamic State group on Satuday ending a three-week-long fightback by the jihadists, state media said.

US, Italy agree to share fingerprint database to identify extremists among migrants
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US, Italy agree to share fingerprint database to identify extremists among migrants

The United States and Italy on Friday signed an agreement to share their fingerprint databases in a bid to root out potential extremists among migrants travelling to the West.

Man found guilty under UK terrorism laws after refusing to reveal passwords; campaigners voice personal privacy woes
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Man found guilty under UK terrorism laws after refusing to reveal passwords; campaigners voice personal privacy woes

Rabbani said that he had not provided the passwords as he wanted to protect the privacy of a client who he was working with on an anti-torture case.

EU leaders to ask social media companies to remove extremist content within two hours
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EU leaders to ask social media companies to remove extremist content within two hours

Internet companies including social media giant Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp Alphabet Inc’s Google said they will attend the meeting.