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Moscow airport cops suspected of extortion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three criminal cases have been launched against transport police officers suspected of extorting money from passengers at Moscow airports, an official said."We are investigating circumstances ... Read more...

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Russian spiritual leader killed in blast


August 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Muslim spiritual leader in southwest Russia's Dagestan region was killed in a blast carried out by a female suicide bomber, RIA Novosti reported.The investigation committee ... Read more...

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Woman suicide bomber kills six in Russia


August 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS) A woman suicide bomber killed six people in Russia's southwestern Dagestan region Tuesday, according to local officials.The attack was carried out in the village of Chirkey, ... Read more...

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Russia’s chief investigator dismisses fraud charges


July 28th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Alexander Bastrykin, head of Russia's powerful Investigation Committee, has denied allegations of fraud levelled against him by an opposition leader.Alexei Navalny accused Bastrykin in a ... Read more...

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Putin visits flood affected region


July 8th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti)President Vladimir Putin visited Russia's southern town of Krymsk, the worst affected area by floods that hit Krasnodar region Saturday, killing over 100 people overnight.Putin held ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Myanmar’s Rakhine state


June 10th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Myanmar authorities Sunday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in four places in the western Rakhine state, after a riot in a town led to the death of ... Read more...

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31 die, 12 survive in Russian plane crash (Second Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 12 injured when a Russian passenger plane crashed Monday while trying to make an emergency landing shortly after take-off ... Read more...

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Russian woman held for trying to sell son


February 29th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian woman has been arrested after she attempted to sell her five-year-old son for 300,000 rubles (around $10,000), officials said.The woman from the far ... Read more...

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Russian officer commits suicide on n-submarine


February 13th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian military officer serving onboard a nuclear submarine has committed suicide, an official said Monday.Senior Lieutenant Maxim Galkin who served on the Gepard submarine ... Read more...

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Two die as Russian drilling rig overturns at sea


December 18th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least two people were killed and 14 rescued after a drilling rig with 67 people aboard overturned in the Sea of Okhotsk in the ... Read more...

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Russian man goes on stabbing spree in Moscow


December 10th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian drug addict went on a stabbing spree in the capital of Moscow on early Friday afternoon, local media reported, killing two people.The attack began at ... Read more...

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Government to set up aviation university: Vayalar Ravi


October 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi said Monday that the government plans to set up an aviation university that will ensure minimum standards of aviation skills.Speaking ... Read more...

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Russian man charged with cannibalism


August 30th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 21-year-old man in Russia has been charged with cannibalism, as police said he invited a stranger to his house, knifed him to death and ... Read more...

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Toll in Russia ship capsize rises to 54 (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescuers searching the wreck of a Russian cruise ship that sank in the Volga river Sunday have recovered 53 bodies, officials said Monday. One woman ... Read more...

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Heads may roll over arms depot blasts: Medvedev (Lead)


June 4th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov to launch an investigation into two explosions at military arms depots and warned that dismissals ... Read more...

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Ministry to set up Faridabad air crash probe panel


May 26th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Thursday said it has received a preliminary report on Wednesday's air ambulance crash in a suburb of the national capital, ... Read more...

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Pakistan detected US planes near border before Osama raid


May 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force radars had detected six US aicraft flying close to the Afghanistan border before the US helicopters carrying commandos sneaked into the country ... Read more...

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Estonia mourns deaths at orphanage fire


February 21st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tallinn, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The government of Estonia has announced Monday as the day of mourning for victims of an orphanage fire that killed 10 children.The fire at the orphanage for ... Read more...

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31 killed in Moscow airport suicide bombing (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and over 130 injured in an apparent suicide bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport Monday, the Russian health ministry said.The Russian Investigative Committee's ... Read more...

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Kaczynski’s brother blasts Russian probe of plane crash


January 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jaroslaw Kaczynski, opposition leader and the twin brother of late Polish president Lech Kaczynski, criticised Wednesday the Russian investigation of the plane crash that killed the leader ... Read more...

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Russia to prosecute Polish plane crash plunderers


June 8th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian investigators Tuesday confirmed that charges had been brought against four servicemen accused of stealing bank cards from a top Polish official who died in the plane ... Read more...

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Fabrice Tourre Denies Civil Fraud Charges


April 28th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Apr 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fabrice Tourre, the man who is being mainly held responsible for the dissolving of the Goldman Sachs, has claimed that he would be defending his ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s close aide, family flee to UAE to avoid quizzing in Bhutto assassination case


April 27th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's close aide Tariq Aziz has fled to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with his family, to avoid being interrogated by a ... Read more...

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Polish president and first lady among 132 dead in presidential plane crash in Russia


April 10th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife were killed when the presidential plane crashed near an airport in western Russia.A total of 132 people were on board the ... Read more...

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50 people in hospital after drinking holy water


January 25th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Irkutsk (Russia), Jan 25 (RIA Novosti) Some 50 people were poisoned in the east Siberian city of Irkutsk after they drank "holy water" from wells during religious ceremonies of Epiphany, a local ... Read more...

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Ukraine lawmakers to discuss child sex abuse at Artek


October 20th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 20 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine's parliament will discuss Tuesday the allegations about involvement of its three unnamed members and others in child sex abuse at a well-known holiday camp, a report ... Read more...

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Chechen rebels claim Russian dam disaster


August 21st, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Chechen rebels on Friday claimed responsibility for the Russian dam disaster which killed more than 70 people this week. The statement, from a group calling itself the Martyrs' ... Read more...

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Toll in Russian hydropower plant accident rises to 12


August 18th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sayano-Shushenskaya (Russia), Aug 18 (RIA Novosti) The toll in an accident at Russia's largest hydropower plant has risen to 12, with 64 people still unaccounted for, the country's emergencies minister said Tuesday. "The ... Read more...

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Eight killed, 54 missing in Russia power plant blast (Lead)


August 17th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) At least eight people were killed and 54 others missing Monday when an oil transformer at a power station exploded in Russia's southern Siberia, officials said. The blast ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 pirates operate off Somali coast: Russian Navy


July 19th, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (RIA Novosti) At least five large groups of pirates totalling over 5,000 people are operating in the Gulf of Aden, the first deputy chief of the Russian Navy General ... Read more...

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Police chief goes on shooting spree in Russia, kills three


April 27th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (RIA Novosti) A senior police officer shot dead three people and injured six others at a supermarket in southern Moscow in a shooting police said could have been sparked ... Read more...

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Malaysian Health Ministry promises fair post-mortem inquiry into Malay Indian’s death


April 20th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 20 (ANI): The Malaysian Health Ministry has said that the ongoing Medical Council's inquiry on A. Kugan, who died while in police custody, will be carried out in a ... Read more...

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China express shock over Dhaka mutiny


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 3(ANI): China has expressed deep shock over the death of army officers and civilians in the February 25-26 mutiny at the BDR headquarters A statement by a spokesman of the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to try mutineers in special court


March 1st, 2009 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 1 (DPA) The government of Bangladesh announced Saturday that it intends to prosecute members of a paramilitary border force that mutinied this week by special tribunal, as more graves of ... Read more...

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Over 126,000 crimes against children reported in Russia


January 28th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 28 (RIA Novosti) Over 126,000 crimes against children were registered in Russia in 2008, the head of Russia's Investigation Committee has said."The trend (of increasing crimes against children) is ... Read more...

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