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India rebels kill dozens in Assam

Separatist rebels have killed at least 52 people in remote villages of India’s north-eastern Assam state, police say. Women and children were said to be among the victims, amid fears that the death toll could rise further. Police blame the ...

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Dozens killed in Nigeria bomb blasts

At least 27 people have been killed and 60 wounded following two bomb attacks at a market and bus station in northeast Nigeria. A massive explosion rocked a market in Bauchi on Monday, setting the entire area ablaze as rescue workers struggled ...

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Ukraine votes to drop neutral status

Ukraine’s parliament has voted to drop the country’s non-aligned status and work towards Nato membership. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called the move “counterproductive” and said it would boost tensions. The BBC’s David Stern in Kiev says it is not ...

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Pakistan To Execute 500 Terror Convicts

The decision to reinstate the death penalty for terror cases following a school massacre is condemned by human rights groups. Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases. ...

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Next target Pak politicians’ kids

Taliban threaten to carry on attacks as govt forces kill dozens of militants After the gruesome killing of children in Peshawar this week, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has warned the Nawaz Sharif government that it will start eliminating children of politicians, including ...

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