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India rebels held over Assam violence

<b>Security forces in India's north-eastern Assam state say they have arrested 39 separatist rebels in connection with last month's attacks which killed more than 70 people.</b><p>The aboriginal rebels belong to a faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB).<p>The NDFB wants an independent …

China will not take path of 'Western colonists' in Africa: foreign minister

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will not follow the path of “Western colonists” in Africa, its foreign minister said during a five-nation tour of the continent, parrying criticism that his country’s hunger for resources has led to one-sided policies and damaging projects.<p>China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi …

Africa

Boko Haram is now a mini-Islamic State, with its own territory

Boko Haram controls about 20,000 square miles of territory and is fast becoming a terrorist state razing villages and killing innocent victims<p>After days of razing villages and pitiless massacre, <b>Boko Haram</b> finished the week with its most chilling atrocity.<p>As people bustled through the Saturday …

Isis: the inside story

In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked by his captors slowly into the Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq. He was nervous as two American soldiers led him through three brightly-lit buildings and then a maze of wire corridors, into an open yard, where men with …

Gorbachev warns of major war in Europe over Ukraine

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned that tensions between Russia and European powers over the Ukraine crisis could result in a major conflict or even nuclear war, in an interview to appear in a German news magazine on Saturday.<p>Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev …

Russia