MOSCOW: In the first two weeks of June, Varvara Karaulova, a 19-year-old Russian student at Moscow State University, received more air time on Russian television than even President Vladimir Putin.
CHICAGO: A gunman opened fire in a crowded US cinema killing two people and injuring several before turning the gun on himself Thursday, shortly after President Barack Obama deplored the nation’s weak
KIEV, Ukraine: Only a few months ago, Kiev residents would normally avoid the police if they could help it. The officer would be of no use on a complaint — or worse, would demand a bribe.
MOSCOW: A Russian court on Friday sentenced a nationalist leader to life imprisonment for organizing a string of hate killings including the shooting of a prominent rights lawyer in broad daylight.
BUCHAREST: A Romanian court sentenced a Stalinist-era political prison commander to 20 years in jail for murder on Friday, the first such ruling against a prison head since the collapse of the dictato
NEW YORK: Donald Trump toured the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday to condemn illegal immigration, declare his love for Latinos and to belittle rival White House candidate Hillary Clinton.
LONDON: A Russian businessman wanted over the death of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko spoke of how he wanted the Kremlin critic to be killed with a “very expensive poison,” an inquiry heard Friday.
Mumbai: A long-time critic of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over religious riots 13 years ago says an investigation into allegations she received illegal funding is a “vendetta” designed to sile
LONDON: For decades, an ancient relic from the Middle East was unknowingly tucked away in an unlikely place: A library in the British Midlands, thousands of miles from its origins.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka is investigating a Chinese firm on suspicion of offering a bribe to Mahinda Rajapaksa’s failed presidential re-election campaign, a source close to the investigation said, weeks bef
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