Stark differences in EU and UK propsals on end-to-end encryption citing terrorism concerns


The UK government had to face a major setback with EU’s proposal recently in which it has called for implementation of end-to-end encryption and ban on encryption backdoors across all forms of digital communication, irrespective of their existing priviledges. The said proposal comes as a blow for the UK government, which is endeavouring to curbContinue reading “Stark differences in EU and UK propsals on end-to-end encryption citing terrorism concerns”

Armed guards deployed at non-violence preaching Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial


The ‘armed’ security personnel have been deployed at ‘Rajghat” for the first time and before the 67th independence day amidst terrorism threats and intelligence inputs,  ‘Rajghat’ is the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi who is also known as the father of the nation in India and has advocated non-violence all through India’s freedom struggle from BritishContinue reading “Armed guards deployed at non-violence preaching Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial”

Protestors attack AK Party offices on fourth day of Turkey protests


Turkish protests enter their fourth day as clashes took place between Turkish protesters and riot police in early hours on Monday with some offices being set on fire by the ruling AK Party. The ongoing protests are the fiercest anti-government demonstrations in years. Streets in Turkey’s turned calm in the morning after noisy protests andContinue reading “Protestors attack AK Party offices on fourth day of Turkey protests”

Two Italian policemen shot during newly elected Enrica Letta’s swearing-in ceremony


  Two Italian police officers were shot and wounded outside the prime minister’s office in Rome on Sunday. The incident took place just a kilometer away from the place where the new premier Enrico Letta was being sworn. The swearing in ceremony was going on at the time of the incident. Police said that itContinue reading “Two Italian policemen shot during newly elected Enrica Letta’s swearing-in ceremony”

War to win maximum public support by Israel and Hamas underway on Social Media


Apart from the real war that is going on between Hamas and Israeli forces in Gaza, there is one that has been going on in the social media also. This fight is to garner the maximum public support for their respective sides. Social Media Warfare: As sharing and commenting are key weaponry of the socialContinue reading “War to win maximum public support by Israel and Hamas underway on Social Media”

Air strikes by Israel in Gaza kills BBC Arabic journalist’s son among others


11 year old Son of BBC Arabic Journalist of Jihad Misharawi was killed after shrapnel hit their family home in Gaza. Three people in all have died as a result of recent incidents of violence between Israel and Gaza militants. The place where these people were present was a four story building in Kiryat MalachiContinue reading “Air strikes by Israel in Gaza kills BBC Arabic journalist’s son among others”

CIA chief David Petraeus resigns for involvement in extra-marital affair


David Petraeus has resigned from his designation as Director, CIA stating his involvement in an extra-marital affair. He called the act as “unacceptable” for a person who heads the intelligence wing of a country. BBC reporter Adam Brookes was told by CIA officials upon condition of anonymity that it was his autobiography writer, Paula BroadwellContinue reading “CIA chief David Petraeus resigns for involvement in extra-marital affair”

Decoding the Romney claim of President Obama’s response on Benghazi attacks in second Presidential Debate


You may have heard about a lot of confusing analysis on Obama-Romney election campaigns and their suggested course of action that they are going to resolve to in order to address these concerns. 22nd October, Monday’s debate (Third in the series) is going to focus on broader issues of Afghanistan and Pakistan, Israel and Iran,Continue reading “Decoding the Romney claim of President Obama’s response on Benghazi attacks in second Presidential Debate”

Imran Khan’s anti-Drone peace march returned back by Pakistan officials


USA as we all know it has made some mistakes in its fight against terrorism. It created a certain group of allies and went ahead to deal with the menace in countries that proved to be its breeding ground but discussing it is not my aim here. What I want to be talking about instead is oneContinue reading “Imran Khan’s anti-Drone peace march returned back by Pakistan officials”

Queen played critical role in Abu Hamza’s arrest


It’s official now..it was the Queen herself that lobbied for the arrest of one of the biggest terrorism suspects of all time (though Osama bin Laden was foremost in this list but as the investigations put out Abu Hamza al-Masiri is not the kind that contributed any less in aiding the way terrorism has evolvedContinue reading “Queen played critical role in Abu Hamza’s arrest”