Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least two police officers were killed and about 20 injured in two successive blasts in Russia's restive North Caucasus region, an official said Tuesday.
NEW DELHI - Even as the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has begun peace talks with the government to end 30 years of insurgency in Assam, a top leader of the banned outfit has said the group wants the Indian Constitution "overhauled vis-a-vis Assam" to grant the northeastern state special status like Jammu and Kashmir.
MUMBAI - Suspected Somali pirates have hijacked a Maltese-flagged ship with nine Indian and 13 Iranian crew members on board, a top Indian maritime official said here Monday evening.
RAIPUR - Maoist guerrillas killed a special police officer Monday in Chhattisgarhs restive Bastar region, police said.
ISLAMABAD - Authorities in Pakistan Monday charged the main suspect in the assassination of a government official with murder and acts of terrorism.