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Russia steps up probe into attack claimed by IS

20 August 2017 | 0 comments

Russia said Sunday that a stabbing which injured seven people and was claimed by the Islamic State group is being probed by top investigators in Moscow, as new details emerged.IS claimed responsibility...

Netanyahu, Putin to meet over Syria conflict

19 August 2017 | 0 comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Russia on Wednesday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, mainly focussing on the war in Syria, his office said late Saturday.The two...

Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

19 August 2017 | 0 comments

Spanish police on Saturday hunted for a Moroccan man suspected to have carried out one of two terror attacks that killed 14 people, injured 120 more and and plunged the country into shock and grief.Interior...

IS claims attacks in Spain, Russia

19 August 2017 | 0 comments

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency."Attacks by the soldiers of the...

Knife attacker in Russian city wounds 8, shot by police

19 August 2017 | 0 comments

A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia's far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday.The male attacker "carried out attacks on passers-by,...

IS claims Russia knife attack wounding 7

19 August 2017 | 0 comments

The Islamic State jihadist group on Saturday claimed responsibility after a man stabbed seven people on the street in a remote far northern Russian city before being shot dead by police, despite investigators...

Accused Yahoo hacker to be handed over to US marshals

18 August 2017 | 0 comments

A Canadian man accused of carrying out devastating cyberattacks on Yahoo waived his right to an extradition hearing on Friday and will soon be handed over to US marshals.Karim Baratov, 22, an immigrant...

Putin urges global fight against terror after Barcelona attack

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for the world to unite in an "uncompromising battle against the forces of terror" after a deadly van attack in Barcelona, the Kremlin said."We decisively...

Russian court to hear plea for files on vanished Swedish diplomat

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Russia on Thursday set a hearing date next month for descendants of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who vanished after being jailed in the Stalin-era USSR, as they sue the security service for access...

Russia drops US neo-Nazi site from .ru domain

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Russia's internet watchdog said Thursday it had called on a domain provider to stop hosting the website of a US white supremacist group under fire following the Charlottesville violence.The Daily Stormer,...

Kasparov notches first win in brief return to chess

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Russian chess legend Garry Kasparov finally claimed his first victory Wednesday during his much-watched comeback tournament in Missouri following 12 years of retirement -- but also conceded two more defeats.After...

Russian ban on Jehovah's Witnesses comes into force

17 August 2017 | 0 comments

Russia's justice ministry said Thursday that it has added Jehovah's Witnesses to its black list, formalising a ban for the Christian movement over alleged "extremist activities."In a statement, the ministry...

Kasparov-mania sweeps St. Louis, America's chess capital

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

Benny Pirogovsky turns a brass king piece around in his hand as he stands by an outdoor chess table shaded by a tree. After hours spent driving through the American Midwest, the teenager is finally about...

Russia calls US threats against Venezuela 'unacceptable'

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday called any threats against crisis-hit Venezuela "unacceptable", following a warning by US President Donald Trump of possible military action.Speaking...

Swiss lift freeze on ex-Bank of Moscow chief's accounts

16 August 2017 | 0 comments

Switzerland has unblocked hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to the former head of the Bank of Moscow whom Russia accuses of fraud and embezzlement.The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) said...



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