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    Maoists kill eight police in central India

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:47pm on March 13, 2018

    Maoist rebels killed eight Indian paramilitary troopers after detonating an explosive beneath their vehicle during a patrol in restive Chhattisgarh state...

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    At least four dead in military kitchen bomb attack in Yemen

    Reuters | Updated at 02:14pm on March 13, 2018

    At least four people were killed on Tuesday when a car bomb ripped through a military kitchen in Aden used to prepare meals for Yemeni forces trained and...

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    US picking up Taliban interest in Afghan peace talks - Mattis

    Reuters | Updated at 01:45pm on March 13, 2018

    The United States is picking up signs of interest from Taliban elements in exploring the possibility of talks with Kabul to end the more than...

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    UK's May says ‘highly likely’ Russia behind nerve attack on spy

    Reuters | Updated at 10:10am on March 13, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May said on Monday it was ‘highly likely’ that Moscow was responsible for the poisoning in England of Russian former double...

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    Thousands of Indian farmers protest in Mumbai

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:03am on March 13, 2018

    Tens of thousands of Indian farmers protested in Mumbai on Monday after walking more than a hundred kilometres to demand better crop prices and land rights....

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    China president’s rise shatters hopes for democracy

    Associated Press . Beijing | Updated at 12:38am on March 13, 2018

    Orville Schell, a longtime China expert, has vivid memories of his first trip to the country back in 1975. Mao Zedong was leading China through the tumultuous Cultural Revolution, and Chinese were being shamed, beaten and even killed for perceived political mistakes....

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    Putin ordered plane shot down

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on March 13, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin gave an order to shoot down a passenger plane he believed would be used in a terror attack at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, he said in a new documentary...

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    Syria forces advance against rebels

    Agence France-Presse . Douma | Updated at 12:05am on March 13, 2018

    Syrian regime forces advanced against rebels in Eastern Ghouta and pounded two towns with air strikes on Monday, as they moved closer to retaking the opposition enclave on the edge of Damascus...

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    Trump talks with North Korea not just ‘theater’: CIA chief

    Reuters | Updated at 11:24am on March 12, 2018

    Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday an upcoming meeting between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader...

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    Space bases could preserve civilisation in World War III: Elon Musk

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:03am on March 12, 2018

    Bases on the moon and Mars could help preserve human civilization and hasten its regeneration on earth in the event of a third world war, billionaire...