- Mar 01, 2015 18:50 IST
Baburam Bhattarai, Nepal's former Prime Minister and key Maoist ideologue, has been closely involved in the peace process underway in his country. Nepal is struggling to write a constitution, particularly due to differences on federal restructuring of the state. In India on a short visit, Bhattarai spoke exclusively to HT soon after arriving on Saturday night.
- Mar 01, 2015 13:15 IST
Six years after he was accused of financing and executing the Mumbai attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi is living in luxury in a jail in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi, with access to mobile phones and the internet and receiving scores of visitors every day.
- Mar 01, 2015 20:31 IST
A security footage appears to show three British girls, believed to be heading for Syria to join Islamic State (IS) militants, waiting at a bus station in Istanbul before travelling to a Turkish town on the Syrian border, media reported Sunday.
- Mar 01, 2015 19:04 IST
The widow of murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko thinks the Russian government may have been involved in the murder of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
- Mar 01, 2015 22:52 IST
Police in Pakistan have arrested a 22-year-old struggling female model for allegedly murdering a photo journalist last year and a fellow aspiring model, whose body was found in a suitcase here in January.
- Mar 01, 2015 10:38 IST
The London man believed to be Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" told a journalist four years ago that surveillance by British security services had left him contemplating suicide, it emerged Saturday.
- Mar 01, 2015 18:07 IST
A Canadian businessman with a history of child sex abuse allegations have been sentenced to a seven-year jail term by a Nepali court on Sunday for molesting a minor boy.
- Mar 01, 2015 11:47 IST
President Vladimir Putin vowed to punish the killers of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov as Russian opposition figures denounced what they called a "political murder" and Western leaders called for a full probe.
- Mar 01, 2015 11:37 IST
Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.
- Feb 28, 2015 20:36 IST
A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word "fear" painted on its wall, the second such incident in America's Washington state this month.
- Mar 01, 2015 08:58 IST
A political reformer who had fallen foul of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Nemtsov had been preoccupied for weeks with details of an opposition march planned for Sunday.
- Feb 28, 2015 18:19 IST
The first bombs exploded near the market in the town of Balad Ruz, 70 kilometers (45 miles) northeast of Baghdad, killing 11 people and wounding 50, police and hospital officials said.
- Feb 28, 2015 19:20 IST
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish party by the spectacular Victoria Falls on Saturday, prompting many Zimbabweans to question once again when he would leave office and who would succeed him.
- Feb 28, 2015 09:02 IST
Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of president Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government.
- Feb 28, 2015 09:12 IST
Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police as he tried to sneak out of a house wearing a baseball cap and a scarf to hide his identity.