<!– google_ad_section_start –> When a group of Chinese Maoists travelled to North Korea last month – visiting a country that still holds dear the social norms of an era now long gone in China – they didn’t seem to know that one of their fellow travellers was keeping a diary that would appear in a liberal Guangdong magazine. The Maoist nostalgics visited China’s reclusive northeastern neighbour from April 13 to 16, when tensions between North and South Korea brought the peninsula to the brink of war. The tour was organised by people behind neo-Maoist website Utopia. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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After battling government forces, a Maoist guerrilla group in Peru has released 36 hostages it captured earlier this week, state media reported Saturday.
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Claudio Colangelo, one of two Italians taken hostage by Maoist rebels in India almost two weeks ago, is released.
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Nepal elects its fourth prime minister in four years, with the Maoist party’s Baburam Bhattarai winning a parliamentary vote.
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At least 11 police personnel have been killed in a landmine attack by Maoist insurgents in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police say.
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Pan Zhiyi was just 16 when he got his first, tantalizing glimpse ofChina’s bawdiest classic, a Ming Dynasty novel banned for 400 years by emperors and Communist commissars alike. He found a copy in a pile of “counterrevolutionary” texts confiscated for pulping by Maoist zealots.
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Police in the Indian state of Jharkhand say they have killed nine Maoist rebels in a gunbattle.
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The Maoist party in Nepal warns that the country’s peace process could collapse if UN peacekeepers leave next week as scheduled.
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The wife of a leading Indian human rights activist who has been sent to prison for helping Maoist rebels says she may seek “political asylum”.
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Indian police say at least five Maoist militants have been shot dead by security forces in the eastern state of Orissa.
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At least seven people have been killed in north-east India after a bomb thought to have been planted by Maoist rebels exploded, Bihar police say.
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Claims are being investigated that Indian paramilitary forces pursuing Maoist rebels in the central state of Chhattisgarh tortured villagers.
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Police in India say they have killed a top Maoist guerrilla, wanted in connection with a deadly train crash in May.
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A senior leader of India’s Maoist rebels says the government will have to declare a “simultaneous” ceasefire in order to enable talks between the two sides.
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