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  • Boston bombing suspects from Chechnya, not Czech Republic April 20, 2013

    Washington: As details about the suspects in the Boston bombings case emerged, a lot of confusion was created on Twitter when a few users mistook Chechnya to the Czech Republic. The two suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev were described by family and law enforcement as "brothers from a...
  • Shots fired in Massachusetts as police seek bomb suspect April 20, 2013

    Watertown: Gunfire erupted on Friday night amid the manhunt for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, and police in armored vehicles and tactical gear rushed into the Watertown neighborhood in a possible break in the case. The burst of activity came at the end of a tense day in...
  • US: Hunt for suspect in Boston twin blasts narrows April 19, 2013

    Boston: The hunt for the second suspect in the Boston bombings case is narrowing, according to reports in Watertown. Reports indicate the police have tracked down a Honda SUV believed to have been used by the two brothers, who attacked the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring 180 people. The...
  • Boston twin blasts suspects from Russia region: AP April 19, 2013

    Watertown: The surviving Boston bomb suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar A Tsarnaev, a 19yearold who had been living in Cambridge, just outside Boston, and a law enforcement intelligence bulletin said he "may be armed and dangerous", The Associated Press reported. AP also reports that both the Boston bomb suspects...
  • Suicide truck bomb kills 14 in Russia August 17, 2009

    Nazran: A suicide bomber exploded a truck at a police station in Russia's restive North Caucasus on Monday, killing at least 14 people and wounding 60 others, officials said. The bombing was the deadliest in months for Russia's south and dented Kremlin claims to be stabilizing the North Caucasus region, where...
  • Russian journo found dead in Moscow October 7, 2006

    Moscow: Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, an outspoken critic of the war in rebel Chechnya, was found shot dead on Saturday at her apartment block in central Moscow, news agencies reported. Politkovskaya, a mother of two, was wellknown for exposing rights abuses by Russian troops and remained critical of Moscow's campaign despite...