- India struggles with rebel threats during election Updated: Apr-17-14 9:40 am
- Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war Updated: Apr-12-14 8:46 am
- Philippines refuses to free 2 top communist rebels Updated: Mar-23-14 8:52 am
RAJNANDGAON, India - Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where leftist rebels threatened violence over the plight of India's marginalized and poor.
BEIRUT - The commandos infiltrated Syrian rebel-held territory near the Lebanese border, watching rebel fighters come and go from a two-story villa before slipping inside to plant a powerful bomb. The next morning, they detonated it as three rebel explosive experts and four assistants met inside, turning the villa to rubble in seconds.
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine officials said Sunday that they would not release two leaders of a violent rebel group fighting to overthrow the government, whose arrests were a serious blow to one of Asia's longest-running communist insurgencies.