WASHINGTON - On the eve of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, the US treasury has slapped sanctions on the financial and support networks of Pakistan-based terror oytfits Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
SHILLONG - Meghalaya police Thursday arrested three top rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in western Meghalaya, police said.
BERLIN - Germany has arrested an alleged member of the former Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), an armed Sri Lanka group, on terrorism charges, prosecutors said in Karlsruhe.
PARIS - One of the parcel bombs from Yemen found on US-bound cargo flights last week was only 17 minutes away from exploding when it was defused, French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux said Thursday.
KABUL - Over 100 Taliban militants have laid down arms and surrendered to the government in Afghanistan over the past few weeks, a senior police official has said.