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  • Ganna Duritska, boris nemtsov
    Mar 02, 2015 22:16 IST

    Russia: Nemtsov's shaken girlfriend says she didn't see killer

    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.

  • Barack Obama
    Mar 02, 2015 21:41 IST

    I respect Obama, but differ with his Iran move, says Netanyahu

    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.

  • ISIS
    Mar 02, 2015 19:30 IST

    Islamic state executes Iraqi tribesmen in new video

    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.

  • US blogger
    Mar 02, 2015 15:36 IST

    Bangladesh arrests chief suspect in US blogger Avijit Roy's murder

    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.

  • Racism in Norway.
    Mar 02, 2015 21:20 IST

    Young Sikh boy racially abused in US, video goes viral

    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.

  • Jihadi John
    Mar 02, 2015 14:06 IST

    'Jihadi John' part of network linked to failed London bombers

    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.

  • South Korea
    Mar 02, 2015 08:49 IST

    North Korea, angered by South Korea-US drills, fires short-range missiles

    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.

  • Baburam Bhattarai
    Mar 01, 2015 18:50 IST

    Ex-Nepal PM wants India to play positive role in peace process

    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.

  • Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi
    Mar 01, 2015 13:15 IST

    Mumbai attacks mastermind Lakhvi living in luxury in Pak jail

    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.

  • UK girls
    Mar 01, 2015 20:31 IST

    CCTV shows Syria-bound UK girls at Istanbul bus station: reports

    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.

  • Boris Nemtsov
    Mar 01, 2015 19:04 IST

    Widow of murdered spy blames Russian govt for Boris Nemtsov's killing

    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.

  • Murder
    Mar 01, 2015 22:52 IST

    Struggling Pak model arrested for poisoning colleague, journo

    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.

  • Jihadi John
    Mar 02, 2015 08:02 IST

    'Jihadi John' Mohammed Emwazi won't have the same impact unmasked

    For one thing, with his identity known, and the global distribution of pictures of him looking slightly goofy in an ill-fitting Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap, Emwazi may become less sinister to viewers, less able to send chills up the spines of people who abhor Islamic State's claim to be killing civilians in the name of Islam.

  • 3
    Mar 01, 2015 11:47 IST

    West condemns Nemtsov murder as Putin vows to punish killers

    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.

  • Barack Obama
    Mar 02, 2015 08:53 IST

    Netanyahu goes to US, takes his Iran nuclear fight along

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in the United States on Sunday, was expected to publicly air rift between his country and its closest ally, the US, over its possible nuclear deal with Iran.