Boston Bombings

  • 7-year-old Boston bomb survivor using prosthetic leg 16-08-2013 10:10 AM

    A 7-year-old girl who lost part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombings is learning to use a prosthetic leg as her family still mourns the death of her older brother in the April attack. The family of Jane Richard and the late 8-year-old Martin Richard said on...
  • US: Obama 'disappointed' over Russia's decision on Snowden 07-08-2013 01:05 PM

    Washington: President Barack Obama has said he was "disappointed" that Russia had granted temporary asylum to CIA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, but confirmed that he would attend the G-20 Summit in 2013 in Russia. "I was disappointed because, you know, even though we don't have an extradition treaty with them, traditionally...
  • Accused Boston Marathon bomber charged in four deaths 28-06-2013 02:17 AM

    Boston: A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on charges of killing four people in the largest mass-casualty attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. The 30-count indictment filed in Boston federal court charges the 19-year-old ethnic Chechen with setting off two homemade...
  • FBI missed Boston warning: Russian official 04-06-2013 11:33 PM

    Moscow: A senior Russian official said on Tuesday that the Boston Marathon bombings could have been prevented if American officials had followed through with Russian intelligence. Officials previously hewed to President Vladimir Putin's statement that Russia had no information that could have prevented the attacks. "The Russian side warned the...
  • US: Bombing suspect's family struggles to find burial site 07-05-2013 06:38 AM

    Boston: The body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev remained in limbo on Monday as his family searched for a cemetery that would accept the remains. Several Massachusetts cemeteries have refused to bury Tsarnaev, and protesters have staked out the Worcester funeral home holding the body. Despite a plea...
  • US: Uncle arranging Boston bomb suspect's burial rites 06-05-2013 01:32 AM

    Worcester: The uncle of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a gun battle with police arrived at a funeral home on Sunday to prepare his body for burial. Ruslan Tsarni of Montgomery Village, Md, and three other men met with Worcester funeral home director Peter Stefan. The men who...
  • Boston blasts: Jailed friend of bomber seeks release 05-05-2013 04:45 PM

    Boston: Lawyers for one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends, who was arrested and charged with aiding the Boston bombings suspect, have sought his release describing him as a "frightened and confused" teenager who did not deliberately lie to investigators. Robel Phillipos, a resident of Cambridge, is among Tsarnaev's three friends arrested...
  • FBI takes DNA samples of Boston bombing suspect's widow 30-04-2013 06:37 AM

    Boston: Investigators on Monday removed bags of evidence including some containing DNA samples from the home in Rhode Island where the widow of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been living, according to a person familiar with the investigation. FBI agents spent hours at the home of Katherine Russell's...
  • Boston bombings: Suspects' hometown Dagestan in spotlight 29-04-2013 03:11 PM

    The tragedy in Boston has made people from Dagestan worry about perceptions of their community. ...
  • Boston bomb suspect living in a small cell with steel door 29-04-2013 08:33 AM

    Ayer: The Boston Marathon bombing suspect is being held in a small cell with a steel door at a federal medical detention center about 40 miles outside the city, a federal official said. Federal Medical Center Devens spokesman John Collauti described the conditions under which 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was being...
  • Mother of Boston bomb suspects found deeper spirituality 29-04-2013 06:35 AM

    Boston: In photos of her as a younger woman, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva wears a low-cut blouse and has her hair teased like a 1980s rock star. After she arrived in the US from Russia in 2002, she went to beauty school and did facials at a suburban day spa. But in...
  • Boston bombings: One of the suspects spoke of 'jihad' with mother 28-04-2013 10:13 AM

    Washington: The older suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings spoke to his mother about "jihad" in a 2011 phone call secretly recorded by Russian officials, CBS News reported on Saturday. US authorities learned of the wiretapped discussion between Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of two ethnic Chechen brothers suspected of carrying out...
  • Russia caught Boston bomb suspect on wiretap: Officials 28-04-2013 06:56 AM

    Washington: Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said on Saturday, days after the US government finally received details about the call. In another conversation, the mother of now-dead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev...
  • Boston suspect in prison, brother's body unclaimed 27-04-2013 06:10 AM

    Boston: The surviving suspect in last week's Boston Marathon bombing was moved to a prison medical center outside Boston on Friday, while the body of his older brother who died in a shootout with police remained unclaimed, officials said. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old ethnic Chechen charged with the bombing that...
  • Russia not cooperating on Boston bombing: US Lawmaker 26-04-2013 03:13 PM

    Washington: A powerful American lawmaker has accused Russia of not co-operating with the US on the Boston Marathon bombings. Congressman Mike Rogers, who has been briefed several times by the intelligence community on the Boston bombings, believes that the Russians have information that will be incredibly valuable on the two...
  • Boston bombing suspects planned an attack in New York: Mayor 26-04-2013 12:47 AM

    Washington/New York: The two men accused of carrying out last week's bombing of the Boston Marathon planned a second bomb attack on New York's Times Square, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday. The brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's original intent when they hijacked a car and its...
  • Boston bombers constructed weapons inside US: Senator 24-04-2013 09:10 AM

    Washington: The two Chechen brothers - one a naturalised resident and other a lawful resident - allegedly constructed sophisticated weapons inside the US, a top American Senator has said. "They constructed the weapons inside the United States. Did they have some sort of training or inspiration or coaching inside or...
  • US lawmakers grill FBI on Boston bombing investigation 24-04-2013 09:01 AM

    Washington: US lawmakers grilled top security officials on Tuesday about the handling of the Boston Marathon bombing investigation and why one of the suspects flagged as a possible Islamist radical was not tracked more closely. FBI officials briefed members of Congress behind closed doors in Washington about the investigation into...
  • Boston bomb suspect influenced by mysterious radical 24-04-2013 06:59 AM

    Washington: In the years before the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev fell under the influence of a new friend, a Muslim convert who steered the religiously apathetic young man toward a strict strain of Islam, family members said. Under the tutelage of a friend known to the Tsarnaev family only...
  • Boston bomber charged with using weapon of mass destruction 23-04-2013 09:43 AM

    Washington: Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against persons and property in the US and could face the death penalty if convicted, the Attorney General's office said on Tuesday. The charges came as the White House said on Monday...
  • Boston bombings: Investigators start quizzing suspect 22-04-2013 09:53 PM

    Boston: US investigators on Monday started grilling the lone surviving Chechen-origin Boston bombings suspect after he regained consciousness and was able to scribble out written responses, as authorities were preparing a chargesheet to nail the accused. Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is awake and responding sporadically in writing to...
  • Boston blasts: New findings suggest bombers linked to militants 22-04-2013 01:51 PM

    There have been growing questions over possible links between late suspect Tamerlan Tsarvaev and the Muslim extremist. The youTube page of late Tsarvaev suggets there might me. ...
  • Boston bombing suspects planned more attacks: Police 22-04-2013 06:20 AM

    Boston: As churches paused to mourn the dead and console the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing on Sunday, the city's police commissioner said the two suspects had such a large cache of weapons that they were probably planning other attacks. The surviving suspect remained hospitalized and unable to speak...
  • Boston bombing suspect kept low profile in Dagestan 22-04-2013 01:45 AM

    Makhachkala:If Tamerlan Tsarnaev was already plotting the Boston Marathon bombings when he stayed in this bustling Russian city at the heart of an Islamist insurgency in 2012, neighbours say he hid it well. The ethnic Chechen killed in a shootout with US police last week spent at least a month...
  • Big crowds, black ribbons for Boston at London Marathon 21-04-2013 05:07 PM

    London: Undaunted by the Boston Marathon bombings, big crowds lined the route of London's mass road race on Sunday to cheer on around 36,000 runners, many of whom wore black ribbons to remember the dead and wounded. Hundreds of extra police were deployed to secure the first race in the...
  • Boston Marathon bombings suspect partied after attack 21-04-2013 04:02 PM

    Boston: One of the two Chechen-origin Boston bombings suspects, who was arrested after a massive manhunt, partied with his friends, tweeted rap lyrics and lived a normal college life after the deadly attack. Nineteen-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spent an apparently normal day on Wednesday at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where...
  • Boston bombings' suspect was interrogated by FBI in 2011 21-04-2013 03:53 PM

    Boston: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2011 had interviewed one of the two Boston bombings suspects, who was killed after a massive manhunt, but apparently let him out of their sights after not detecting any terrorist activity. Agents in 2011 interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev, suspected of being behind the...
  • Boston blasts: Throat injury may prevent suspect from talking 21-04-2013 12:38 PM

    Washington: As US authorities prepared to question the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings to find out the motive for the terror attack they may face an unexpected problem, according to a media report. Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 19, who was captured after a massive manhunt, "has suffered an injury to...
  • Boston bombings: My sons did not carry out the attacks, says suspects' father 21-04-2013 09:14 AM

    The father of the two suspects in the Boston bombings has reiterated that his sons are innocent and did not carry out the attacks. He is now planning to go to America to fight for his children. ...
  • Boston bombers had 6 bombs, rifle, handguns: police chief 21-04-2013 03:56 AM

    Boston: The two Boston Marathon bombing suspects had at least six bombs -- three of which exploded, handguns and a rifle when police officers first confronted them in a dark residential street in Watertown, a Boston suburb, police said on Saturday. "A single officer was the first to encounter the...