RBI to take part in NATO's project to develop nuclear material detector

The NATO-led project "E-SiCURE" which is expected, over the next three years, to develop a specialised machine for detecting nuclear materials aimed at stepping up security at borders and ports,...

Germany's civil defence plan - a breakdown of the key points

The German government has given the green light to a new civil defence plan intended to prepare the country in the event of terrorism, cyberwarfare and attacks on critical infrastructure.

Germany launches civil defence plan to combat new security threats

Germany's new civil defence plan is a "major step" towards preparing authorities and the public for changing security threats, the country's interior minister said Wednesday, as he dismissed...

Germany mulls military conscription as part of civil defence plan

The German government is considering bringing back compulsory military service as it eyes possible security threats facing the country, according to a confidential document seen by dpa.

Military conducts controlled explosion near Olympic basketball arena

The Brazilian military conducted a controlled explosion of an unattended backpack near the Olympic basketball arena, Rio Games organisers said Thursday.

Security is top priority, Rio organizers insist as incidents continue

Security is a top priority at the Rio Olympics, its organizers said Thursday, as incidents continued to be reported on the sidelines of the Games.

Rio organizers guarantee Olympic safety in wake of bus incident

Olympic organizers said Wednesday they remain determined to make Rio de Janeiro a safe place despite various incidents including an attack on an official media bus the previous day.

Controlled explosion of suspicious backpack at Olympic cycling race

A Brazil police bomb squad conducted a controlled explosion of an unattended backback near the course of the Olympic cycling road race on Saturday.

French city cancels renowned market festival over terrorism concerns

The northern French city of Lille cancelled Friday its annual Braderie street market festival, citing security concerns after a series of terrorist attacks that have shaken the country.

No "specific security threat" at Rio Olympics, Interpol says

The international police agency Interpol said Wednesday that it does not see a "specific security threat" at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where thousands of heavily armed soldiers and police...

Italy police: Maximum security activated around the Colosseum

A "maximum security" regime, with extra checks on visitors, has been activated around Rome's Colosseum as part of precautionary measures against terrorism, Italian police said Wednesday.

French interior minister: More than 1,000 detentions during Euro 2016

French police have made more than 1,000 arrests or detentions since the start of the European football championship, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in a interview with local media...

Controlled detonation at Stade de France ahead of Euro quarter-final

French security forces on Sunday conducted a controlled detonation on a car near the Stade de France stadium, where France were due to play Iceland in a Euro 2016 quarter-final later in the day....

Minister: Croatia goes from being passive observer to co-creator of EU security policy

Orepic held talks with European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos. After the talks, Avramopoulos told the press that no country could handle the refugee crisis on its own.

Euro organizers hope for great atmosphere despite terrorism concerns

Euro 2016 organizers have received no specific terrorist threat to the tournament in France starting Friday but do not rule out staging matches behind closed doors in certain scenarios.