Boston Marathon Blasts

Boston Marathon victims finally cross finish line!

At least three thousand athletes and Boston Marathon bombing victims reclaimed the Boston Marathon victory by completing the final mile of Boston Marathon.

May 26, 2013, 12:18 PM IST

Was US diplomat Ryan Fogle seeking info on Boston suspects?

Russia on Wednesday ordered an American diplomat, who was allegedly trying to recruit a Russian officer as spy, to leave the country.

May 15, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

Huge online support for Boston suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev

A YouTube video entitled "Things you don`t know about Dzhokhar" showed the suspect before the bombings doing such normal American teen things.

May 15, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

US team questions Boston suspects` parents in Dagestan

The parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are currently living in Dagestan, an overwhelmingly Muslim region on the Caspian Sea where the family briefly lived before leaving for the United States.

Apr 24, 2013, 16:17 PM IST

Accused Boston bomber may face `rare` federal execution

As the case unfolds against Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the federal government has indicated his could be one of the rare cases where it seeks the death penalty.

Apr 24, 2013, 16:07 PM IST

Suspect`s wife helping in Boston bomb probe: Lawyer

The wife of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston bombing suspect gunned down in a police shootout, is cooperating with authorities probing the attack, her lawyers said Tuesday.

Apr 24, 2013, 11:46 AM IST

US lawmakers question Boston intelligence `failure`

US lawmakers expressed concern over possible intelligence sharing failures after officials admitted a spelling mistake meant the FBI was not informed when one of the Boston bombing suspects flew to Russia last year.

Apr 24, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

Dzhokhar apparently used his cell phone to blow up bomb: FBI

Dzhokhar is charged with conspiring to use "weapon of mass destruction" and faces death penalty if convicted.

Apr 23, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

US investigators seek motive after Boston suspect charged

Investigators sought a motive for the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday after the surviving suspect was charged for his alleged role in the worst attacks in the United States since September 11, 2001.

Apr 23, 2013, 15:44 PM IST

FBI lost sight of Tamerlan’s Russia trip due to misspelling of name

A Republican senator says the name of Tamerlan Tsarnaev the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing who died in a firefight with police was misspelled on his 2011 trip to Russia.

Apr 23, 2013, 10:52 AM IST

Reddit apologizes for Boston bombing `witch hunts`

Reddit apologized for being a rallying point for online witch hunts as amateur sleuths used the social news website to expose the people behind the bombing at the Boston Marathon.

Apr 23, 2013, 10:42 AM IST

Boston bomber Dzhokhar charged with conspiring to use WMDs

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against persons and property in the US.

Apr 23, 2013, 10:12 AM IST

Brother wanted to `defend Islam`, says Boston bomber Dzhokhar

The surviving suspect in Boston Marathon blasts, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators that there were no international groups involved in assisting or planning the attack, reports said Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2013, 09:41 AM IST

Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar`s hearing on May 30

A US court has fixed May 30 for the first hearing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the lone surviving Boston bombings suspect, during his initial court appearance from the hospital room.

Apr 23, 2013, 09:03 AM IST

More jihadi attacks in US expected, says ex-FBI agent

More attacks in the name of jihad against the United States are expected, a former US counterterrorism agent has claimed.

Apr 22, 2013, 11:40 AM IST

Boston blasts: Massachusetts to observe moment of silence

Massachusetts Governor and Boston Mayor called people to join together in a "Moment of Silence" Monday as a mark of respect.

Apr 22, 2013, 11:28 AM IST

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar `responding in writing`

US investigators are trying to ascertain whether the surviving suspect in Boston marathon bombings, inflicted a serious throat injury on himself in an attempt to commit suicide, reports said Monday.

Apr 22, 2013, 08:52 AM IST

Obama holds Situation Room meeting on Boston blasts

Dzhokar, 19, the second suspect was arrested from a boat, parked in the backyard of a house, where he was hiding.

Apr 21, 2013, 13:58 PM IST

FBI raps media for false reporting on Boston bombings

The FBI has reprimanded news media outlets for jumping the gun on Boston Marathon twin bombings investigation, saying that "inaccurate" reporting will have "unintended consequences."

Apr 18, 2013, 16:09 PM IST

Boston University grieves for Chinese victim girl

Three Chinese friends from Boston University went to sample American life at the city`s ill-fated marathon. Lu Lingzi was killed, Zhou Danling was badly hurt and the third wonders how she survived unscathed.

Apr 18, 2013, 13:59 PM IST