Boston bombing victims recall day of pain, chaos, grief

Celeste Corcoran was hurled into the air by a bomb at the Boston Marathon finish line two years ago. Gillian Reny saw blood gushing from her legs and wondered if she would survive. William Campbell waited hours for his daughter to emerge from surgery only to learn she had been killed by the blasts.

Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling

A pilot Obama administration program to prevent radicalisation from taking root is creating suspicion that it's a plot to profile American Muslims.

Survivors, rescuers reunite 2 years after Boston bombings

The second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings brought together survivors and rescuers today as the city prepared to mark the day with a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness.

Survivors, rescuers reunite 2 years after Boston bombings

The second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings brought together survivors and rescuers today as the city prepared to mark the day with a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness.

British town feels swamped by East Europe immigration

For centuries the town of Boston in eastern England saw its inhabitants emigrate around the world, notably lending the name of their home town to the city in the US state of Massachusetts.

Paris to bid for 2024 Summer Olympic Games: City official
Paris to bid for 2024 Summer Olympic Games: City official

Paris is set to go ahead with a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, the French capital`s deputy mayor in charge of sports told Reuters.

Jury starts day two of deliberations in Boston trial

 US jurors began a second day of deliberations in the Boston bombings trial Wednesday after asking questions about the need for a unanimous verdict and the nature of conspiracy.

India to submit bid for 2024 Olympics to IOC, claim sources
India to submit bid for 2024 Olympics to IOC, claim sources

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is setting his sight on the right track in order to revive sports in India and Gujarat's capital Ahmedabad could be pitched in for a bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Defense wraps up case in Boston bombing trial

Lawyers for alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quickly wrapped up their defense case on Tuesday as the four-week old trial entered its final stages.

Accused Boston bomber's brother researched fireworks, guns: Expert

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev`s older brother, Tamerlan, researched radio transmitters, fireworks and gun stores in the weeks leading up to the 2013 attack that killed three people, a computer expert testified on Tuesday.

Grisly testimony at Boston bombing trial as prosecutors rest

US prosecutors rested their case Monday in the trial of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after gruesome testimony about the death of the youngest victim left some jurors in tears.

Prosecution rests in Boston bombing trial

The prosecution rested its case Monday in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the ethnic Chechen facing the death penalty for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Boston will drop 2024 Olympics bid if voters reject idea

The chairman of Boston`s bid group for the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it will only pursue hosting the Games if a majority of city and state residents support the effort.

Boston Olympic backers say won't make bid without public support
Boston Olympic backers say won't make bid without public support

The organizers for Boston`s campaign to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday said they would not make a final bid to the International Olympic Committee unless a majority of Massachusetts residents support the idea.

Police recall chaotic gunfight with accused Boston bombers

Two police officers on Monday recalled a night of chaos as they battled with the accused Boston Marathon bombers in Watertown, Massachusetts, four days after the attack that killed three people and injured 264.

Ten US charity staff to leave Sierra Leone amid Ebola scare

A Boston-based nonprofit organisation says 10 of its clinicians in Sierra Leone will be evacuated to the United States after one of their colleagues was infected with Ebola.

Accused Boston bomber's seek to discuss brother early in trial

Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and federal prosecutors sparred on Monday over how much evidence related to his motive and his brother`s role in the attack can be presented in the opening weeks of his trial.

US court denies request to move Boston bombings trial

A US court Friday denied a request by alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his trial to be moved out of the city, just days ahead of opening statements.

Marathon bombing trial can stay in Boston: US appeals court

The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled.

Accused bomber's lawyers say cannot get fair trial in Boston

Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Thursday asked a U.S. appellate panel to override a federal judge and order his trial moved out of the city, saying an impartial jury could not be seated so close to the site of the 2013 attack.