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London tube blast: IED explosion injures at least 22 at Parsons Green station; no arrests so far
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London tube blast: IED explosion injures at least 22 at Parsons Green station; no arrests so far

An explosion on an underground train at Parsons Green tube station in south-west London on Friday left at least 22 commuters injured.

China says 'good brother' Pakistan has done its best to counter terrorism yet no one understands it
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China says 'good brother' Pakistan has done its best to counter terrorism yet no one understands it

China on Friday tried to mollify its all-weather friend saying "good brother and iron friend" Islamabad has "done its best" to counter terrorism.

BRICS Summit 2017: Narendra Modi calls for coordinated action on counter terrorism, cyber security
India

BRICS Summit 2017: Narendra Modi calls for coordinated action on counter terrorism, cyber security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched for coordinated action on counter terrorism, cyber security and disaster management, as he suggested 10 'noble commitments' through which BRICS leadership in global transformation can be achieved.

BRICS Summit 2017: Those supporting terror must be held accountable, says Xiamen Declaration
India

BRICS Summit 2017: Those supporting terror must be held accountable, says Xiamen Declaration

In the Xiamen Declaration issued at the end of the BRICS Summit's plenary session, the influential grouping called upon the international community to establish a "genuinely broad" international counter-terrorism coalition

BRICS Summit 2017:  If Narendra Modi does not raise terror issue, it would be 'remiss of PM' says Congress
India

BRICS Summit 2017: If Narendra Modi does not raise terror issue, it would be 'remiss of PM' says Congress

The Congress says it would be "remiss" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he does not raise the issue of terror at BRICS summit

China hails Pakistan's efforts on countering terrorism, terms India's concerns 'inappropriate' for BRICS
India

China hails Pakistan's efforts on countering terrorism, terms India's concerns 'inappropriate' for BRICS

China on Thursday said India's concerns over terrorism emanating from Pakistan will not be discussed at the BRICS Summit next week.

Organised crime including money laundering costs about $28.43 billion every year in Australia
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Organised crime including money laundering costs about $28.43 billion every year in Australia

Organised crime is costing Australia A$36 billion ($28.43 billion) a year, the criminal intelligence authority said on Thursday.

Operation Raad-ul-Fasaad: Pakistan security forces kill four terrorists in Balochistan raid
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Operation Raad-ul-Fasaad: Pakistan security forces kill four terrorists in Balochistan raid

At least four terrorists were killed on Sunday during a raid carried out by security forces in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province.

Britain's interior minister urges Silicon Valley to increase its efforts in fighting extremist content
India

Britain's interior minister urges Silicon Valley to increase its efforts in fighting extremist content

Prime Minister Theresa May, a former interior minister, has consistently urged social media firms to take a tougher stance on extremism.

Al-Qaeda is getting stronger and more active in Indian subcontinent, say experts
India

Al-Qaeda is getting stronger and more active in Indian subcontinent, say experts

Al-Qaeda is getting more active in the Indian subcontinent and by 2017, it boasted several hundred members, say counter-terrorism experts

Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi arrives in London for talks on extradition issues
India

Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi arrives in London for talks on extradition issues

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi on Tuesday arrived in London for talks with British officials on a range of issues such as the extradition of fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya and former IPL chief Lalit Modi, sources here said.

Amarnath yatra terror attack: Here's how world leaders reacted to the incident
India

Amarnath yatra terror attack: Here's how world leaders reacted to the incident

Condemnation against the Amarnath attack poured in from the international community on Tuesday, with the US and Iran deploring the strike and Germany, France and Bangladesh expressing their solidarity with India in the fight against terrorism and extremism.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson over Qatar row, Syria
India

Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson over Qatar row, Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had meeting in Istanbul with visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Narendra Modi in Israel today: Tel Aviv reiterates its support for New Delhi's fight against Pakistan-sponsored terror
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Narendra Modi in Israel today: Tel Aviv reiterates its support for New Delhi's fight against Pakistan-sponsored terror

Asserting that both India and Israel suffer from the "evil" forces of terrorism, the Jewish nation has said it completely supports New Delhi in its fight against terror emanating from Pakistan and within the country.

Iraqi forces launch fresh offensive on Islamic State, gain ground in Mosul's Old City
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Iraqi forces launch fresh offensive on Islamic State, gain ground in Mosul's Old City

Special forces have recaptured more of Mosul's historic heart as they press the final stages of an assault to drive the Islamic State group from the Old City

Narendra Modi arrives in the Netherlands, thanks Mark Rutte for MTCR membership, FDI
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Narendra Modi arrives in the Netherlands, thanks Mark Rutte for MTCR membership, FDI

As far as India-Dutch bilateral ties are concerned, relations between India and Netherlands go a long way, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the Hague on Tuesday.

Information and Cyber-Insecurity most significant threat to business in India: Report
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Information and Cyber-Insecurity most significant threat to business in India: Report

'Information and Cyber-Insecurity' has become more pronounced due to the shift nation is undergoing towards digitisation of various assets and services.

Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov to be United Nations' first counter-terrorism chief
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Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov to be United Nations' first counter-terrorism chief

The United Nations will announce on Wednesday the appointment of its first counter-terrorism chief, Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov, United Nations officials and diplomats said.

Iraqi forces successfully storm Mosul, last stronghold of Islamic State: US reports
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Iraqi forces successfully storm Mosul, last stronghold of Islamic State: US reports

Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month campaign

UN General Assembly approves creation of new counter-terrorism office; India welcomes move
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UN General Assembly approves creation of new counter-terrorism office; India welcomes move

The UN General Assembly has approved the establishment of a new office to coordinate counter-terrorism efforts