- Mar 03, 2015 12:04 IST
Nemtsov had been one of few Russian liberals brave enough to denounce Putin’s extensive undercover military support for the separatist rebels in Ukraine. He described the way Putin had annexed Crimea, using masked special forces, as “illegal”, though he recognised a majority of Crimeans wanted to join Russia.
- Mar 03, 2015 14:02 IST
"Attractive" jihadist fighters can be "eye candy" to lure British Muslim girls, a former extremist has told BBC Newsnight.
- Mar 03, 2015 13:04 IST
Nearly a year has passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, sparking one of the most perplexing mysteries of modern times.
- Mar 02, 2015 21:41 IST
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday denied reports of a rift between his country and its closest ally, the US, on Iran that he himself may have caused.
- Mar 02, 2015 21:20 IST
A young Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia has been called a "terrorist" by a group of school children, with the video of the abuse now going viral on the Internet.
- Mar 02, 2015 19:30 IST
The Islamic State jihadist group released a video on Monday in which four Sunni tribesmen from the Tikrit region are executed for allegedly collaborating with the government.
- Mar 02, 2015 15:36 IST
Bangladesh authorities announced they had arrested a radical Islamist Monday over last week's machete murder of an atheist American blogger, accusing him of being behind earlier death threats on social media.
- Mar 02, 2015 14:06 IST
Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi, identified as 'Jihadi John', was a member of a network in contact with one of the men convicted of trying to bomb the British capital's underground railway in 2005, according to the government.
- Mar 02, 2015 22:39 IST
If zombies took over the US, where should you hide? Head for the Rockies in North America, scientists say. A team of Cornell University researchers who studied a fictional zombie outbreak in the US suggests heading for the hills, in the Rockies, to save your brains from the undead.
- Mar 02, 2015 08:49 IST
North Korea fired two missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational.
- Mar 02, 2015 22:16 IST
Boris Nemtsov's girlfriend has broken her public silence on the murder of the Russian opposition activist, saying she did not see the killer who gunned him down as they strolled across a bridge near the Kremlin.
- 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.