REBEL

  • AAP rebels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan hold meet, party warns action against attendees April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as the rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open, rebel members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan will be holding a 'Swaraj Samvad' convention in Gurgaon on Tuesday to decide on their future in the party. The event is taking place even as the...
  • Second batch of 664 Indians rescued from Yemen return home April 4, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram/Mumbai: A second batch of 664 Indians from war-torn Yemen have safely returned home on late Friday night. While two Indian Air Force planes carrying 334 people landed in Mumbai, a special Air India flight with 330 Indians reached the Kochi airport post midnight. So far, more than 1,000 Indians...
  • Arab coalition 'has destroyed most of Yemen rebels' missiles' March 29, 2015

    Riyadh: Saudi-led airstrikes have destroyed "most" missile capabilities of the Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies, coalition spokesman General Ahmed Assiri said. "We believe that we have destroyed most of these capabilities, but we will continue targeting these missiles wherever" they may be, he told reporters in Riyadh. Before the Huthis seized...
  • Sam Smith achieves UK music charts double March 16, 2015

    London: British singer-songwriter Sam Smith secured a UK music charts double on Sunday, topping both the singles and album chart simultaneously, the Official Charts Company said. Smith's collaboration with John Legend, "Lay Me Down", in aid of charity Comic Relief, debuted at number one in the singles chart, his fourth chart-topping...
  • Pop icon Madonna announces dates for 'Rebel Heart' tour March 3, 2015

    Madonna will begin an international tour to promote her new album 'Rebel Heart' with a concert at the American Airlines Arena in Miami in August, her promoters, Live Nation, said on Monday. The Aug. 29 show will kick-start the North American leg of the tour that will include appearances in New...
  • Madonna 'Rebel Heart' hacker officially indicted in Israel March 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: The man behind the leak of Madonna's 'Rebel Heart' music has been officially indicted in Israel. Adi Lederman, who was arrested by authorities last January in Tel Aviv, has now been charged by Israel's magistrate courts with four counts, which are computer trespassing, prohibited secret monitoring and additional...
  • Grammys 2015: Madonna to perform tracks from her album 'Rebel Heart' January 30, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Madonna has announced that she will perform at the 2015 Grammy Awards. The iconic singer took to Twitter Monday to announce her return to the annual awards show, which will be held Feb 8 at the Staples Center here, reports aceshowbiz.com. Madonna posted a picture of a Grammy trophy...
  • Ukraine: Rebels blow up part of Donetsk airport, many wounded January 20, 2015

    Kiev: Pro-Russian rebels blew up part of a ceiling at the battered Donetsk airport in war-torn eastern Ukraine, causing a section of it to collapse and wounding many soldiers, an adviser to the president said. Further details of the incident were unclear, but the airport has been hit by heavy...
  • Madonna accused of using Hebdo's name to promote album 'Rebel Heart' January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Madonna has been accused by many online commentators of using the Paris terrorist attack to promote her album 'Rebel Heart'. The 56-year-old posted a series of photographs to her Instagram page to offer support after 12 people were killed in the gun attack on French satirical magazine Charlie...
  • Madonna gives fans an early x-mas gift; releases six new songs December 21, 2014

    London: Pop star Madonna released six tracks from her new album 'Rebel Heart' over one night after demos of the songs were leaked earlier this week. She says this her "early Christmas gift" for her fans. The singer's album is due to release in March, reports mirror.co.uk. The 56-year-old took to Twitter,...
  • Madonna's latest album 'Rebel Heart' leaks online November 29, 2014

    London: Singer Madonna's latest track 'Rebel heart' has leaked online, and fans are less than impressed with the song. Madonna has been hashtagging #rebelheart in her Instagram photos for months. The track was produced by Swedish DJ Avicii and recorded around March. A Twitter account named @RebelHeartLeak claimed it would be leaking...
  • Human remains found at MH17 site but no wreckage recovery November 13, 2014

    The Hague: Dutch forensic experts recovered further human remains at the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, but said they could not yet start salvaging the wreckage. "A small team has recovered body parts at the site after pieces of the wreckage were lifted with a...
  • Yemen Shiite rebels expand southward, clash with Qaeda October 15, 2014

    Sanaa: Yemen's Shiite rebels seized more territory south of the capital on Wednesday and set off deadly clashes with al-Qaeda as they rapidly expand their area of control. Already in control of Sanaa since September 21 and the strategic port city of Hudeida since Tuesday, the rebels on Wednesday appeared to...
  • Lenin's statue brought down by Ukrainian nationalists in Kharkiv September 29, 2014

    London: Nationalists have brought down a statue of Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine, a move supported by officials, media reported on Monday. People cheered and leapt for joy when the statue came crashing down which stood at the centre of Ukraine's second largest city Kharkiv, BBC reported. Pro-Russian protesters in the largely Russian-speaking...
  • Ukraine signs buffer zone deal with rebels September 20, 2014

    Kiev: Ukrainian forces and proRussian militias were due on Saturday to pull back their troops from a demilitarised zone created under a new peace plan agreed in marathon overnight talks. A ninepoint agreement thrashed out in the early hours of on Saturday in the Belarussian capital Minsk also requires the withdrawal...
  • Ukraine PM says country still in "state of war" September 13, 2014

    Kiev (Ukraine): Ukraine is "still in a state of war" with neighboring Russia despite a ceasefire between Kiev's forces and Moscowbacked rebels in the east, the country's prime minister said on Saturday shortly after a second convoy of Russian trucks rolled into Ukraine. Speaking at a conference with politicians and business...
  • White House doesn't believe slain US journalist was 'sold' to Islamic State September 10, 2014

    Washington: The United States has no information indicating beheaded American journalist Steven Sotloff was "sold" to Islamic State militants by moderate Syrian opposition rebels, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Tuesday. Sotloff family spokesman Barak Barfi told CNN on Monday night the family believed Islamic State paid up to $50,000...
  • Ukraine set to sign peace plan with rebels September 5, 2014

    Minsk: Ukraine was set on Friday to sign a Kremlinbacked truce with insurgents that could halt nearly five months of bloodshed but whose failure would unleash new Western sanctions against Russia. But even before the peace talks opened in the Belarussian capital Minsk, renewed combat was erupting on the edge of...
  • ProRussian rebels lower demands in peace talks September 2, 2014

    Moscow: ProRussian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks. The insurgents' platform, released at the start of Monday's negotiations in Minsk, the...
  • Ukraine announces halt to offensive over MH17 probe July 31, 2014

    Donetsk: Kiev on Thursday announced a daylong halt to its deadly offensive to oust proRussian rebels in east Ukraine after fighting had stalled efforts by international investigators to kickstart a probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. International fallout from the crisis tearing apart the exSoviet nation rumbled on...
  • Ukraine's PM resigns amid deadly rebellion complicating MH17 probe July 24, 2014

    Donetsk: Ukraine's prime minister resigned Thursday after his governing coalition collapsed, plunging the former Soviet state into political limbo as it struggles to quell a deadly rebellion in the east. The shock announcement added to a already chaotic situation in the rebelcontrolled east, where international experts are carrying out a complex...
  • Ukraine says proRussia rebels shoot down two fighter jets July 23, 2014

    Kiev: ProRussian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets on Wednesday, not far from where a Malaysian airliner was brought down last week in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers on board. A spokesman for Ukraine's military operations said the planes were downed near Savur Mogila, a burial mound in the...
  • Ukraine fighter jet near Malaysian plane MH17 before crash: Moscow July 21, 2014

    Moscow: Russia on Monday said its records show a Ukrainian fighter jet was flying close to the Malaysian airliner just before it crashed and a US satellite was flying over rebelheld Ukraine at the time. Moscow also denied supplying Ukrainian separatists with Buk missile systems or any other weapons as it...
  • MH17 crash: Ukraine rebels take full control of bodies July 20, 2014

    Torez (Ukraine): Rebels in eastern Ukraine took control on Sunday of the bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the US and European leaders demanded that Russian President Vladimir Putin make sure rebels give international investigators full access to the crash site. "There's a stacking up of evidence here,...
  • US believes Russia gave missiles to Ukrainian rebels July 20, 2014

    Washington: The US believes that Russia gave sophisticated Buk missile launchers to Ukrainian rebels and attempts were made Russian military to move them back into the country after the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet, American media reported on Sunday. "We do believe they were trying to move back into Russia...
  • Ukraine rebels to give MH17 black boxes to international bodies July 20, 2014

    Donetsk (Ukraine): Rebels have recovered the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and will hand them over to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a rebel leader said on Sunday. Alexander Borodai also said the bodies recovered from the crash site in eastern Ukraine would remain in refrigerated train cars...
  • Rebels trying to destroy MH17 crash proofs with Russian support: Ukraine July 19, 2014

    Kiev: Ukraine on Saturday accused Russia of helping separatist insurgents they say shot down Malaysian airliner MH17 try to destroy evidence at the crash site. "The Ukrainian government officially announces: terrorists with the support of Russia are trying to destroy proof of this international crime," Ukraine's government said in a statement,...
  • Bashar alAssad sworn in, vows to retake all Syria from rebels July 16, 2014

    Damascus: Bashar alAssad was sworn in on Wednesday as Syria's president for a new term, after an election his opponents dismiss as a sham but his supporters say proves that a rebellion to unseat him has failed after three years of war. After taking the oath of office before a Koran...
  • Dozens, including civilians, killed in clashes in eastern Ukraine July 14, 2014

    Kiev/Moscow:Dozens of people, including civilians and soldiers, have died in the past 24 hours amid heavy clashes between government forces and proRussian separatist in eastern Ukraine as civilians flee the conflict zone for safer areas in neighbouring Russia. At least nine civilians died on Monday in the eastern rebelheld city of...
  • European Union names latest Ukraine sanctions targets July 12, 2014

    Brussels: The European Union said on Saturday that it has extended sanctions to cover 11 leaders of the proMoscow rebellion in eastern Ukraine. ProRussian rebels in the east have declared independence and have been fighting government troops, leaving more than 400 dead. Tens of thousands have fled their homes. Targets...