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Rebels take New Zealand pilot hostage in Indonesia’s Papua

Rebels take New Zealand pilot hostage in Indonesia’s Papua

Separatists in Indonesia’s breakaway eastern region of Papua have taken a New Zealand pilot hostage after attacking a small passenger plane and setting it on fire at an airport in a remote mountainous area, officials and a rebel group said. Papuan insurgents who seek independence from Indonesia have previously threatened and attacked aircraft they believe...

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Lost letters of Mary, Queen of Scots, found and deciphered by codebreakers

Lost letters of Mary, Queen of Scots, found and deciphered by codebreakers

An international team of codebreakers said Wednesday they have found and deciphered the long lost secret letters of 16th-century monarch Mary, Queen of Scots, one of the most argued-over figures in British history. The long-rumoured missing letters, which were found mislabelled in the digital archive of a French library, were hailed by excited historians as...

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South Korea delight in stunning Davis Cup win over Belgium – Daily Times

South Korea delight in stunning Davis Cup win over Belgium – Daily Times

SEOUL: South Korea captain Park Seung-kyu was left in a state of disbelief after his team overturned a 2-0 deficit to complete a famous 3-2 Davis Cup victory over Belgium on Sunday and reach the group stage of the men’s team tournament. The doubles pair of Nam Ji-sung and Song Ming-kyu began the fightback as...

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Van der Poel claims fifth cyclo-cross world title – Pakistan Observer

Van der Poel claims fifth cyclo-cross world title – Pakistan Observer

Dutch cyclist downs Belgian arch-rival Van Aert Mathieu van der Poel came out on top in his heavyweight showdown with arch-rival Wout Van Aert to claim a fifth cyclo-cross world championship on Sunday. Van der Poel rated the triumph, on a track designed by his father Adrie, as “one of the top three moments of...