Martian moons not 'captives' of Red Planet, say studies

Martian moons not 'captives' of Red Planet, say studies

Due to their small size and irregular shape, Phobos and Deimos strongly resembled asteroids but no one understood how Mars could have "captured" them and made them into satellites with almost circular and equatorial orbits. 

Jul 06, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

Colombia`s rebels ready to release three captives

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group hs announced the imminent release of two police officers and a soldier captured in January.

Feb 12, 2013, 14:15 PM IST

Iran denies Syria captives are elite guards

The Iranian foreign ministry Monday denied that the 48 Iranians kidnapped in Syria were Revolutionary Guards.

Aug 06, 2012, 20:24 PM IST

Afghanistan police say trying to free Bangladesh captives

Police in northern Afghanistan have surrounded the area where they think five Bangladeshi hostages are being held and are trying to free them, officers said on Tuesday.

Dec 21, 2010, 22:21 PM IST