Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 02:53
In the face of concerns about possible attacks by militants during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. military and intelligence officials have been studying contingency plans for evacuating Americans from the games in case of a crisis.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 23:15
Five terror suspects were detained today in one of Russia`s North Caucasus provinces as the country`s security agencies were scrambling to uproot any potential threat to the Sochi Games.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 02:10
A French study has found heavy imbalances in the number of newborn girls and boys in the Caucasus and west Balkans, indicating parts of the region are rife with selective abortions.
Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 23:51
A Russian court Monday sentenced three people involved in a terror attack on the Domodedovo airport in Moscow in 2001 to life imprisonment.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 20:12
A female suicide bomber attacked a bus in southern Russia on Monday, authorities said, killing at least six people in the deadliest such blast outside the volatile North Caucasus region in nearly three years.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 14:42
Two people were killed on Thursday when a bomb exploded outside a village mosque in the Russian Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria, the Interior Ministry said.
Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 13:32
Two officials were killed and six more people were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb on Monday in the volatile Russian Caucasus region of Dagestan, police said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:35
Neanderthals were eating fish some 45,000 years ago, a new study has found, suggesting the close human relatives had a more diverse diet than previously thought.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 13:28
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has issued his first specific guidelines for jihad, urging restraint in attacking other Muslim sects and non-Muslims and in starting conflicts in countries where jihadis might find a safe base to promote their ideas.
Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 19:38
At least eight people were killed on Monday in twin car bombings in Russia`s North Caucasus region, officials said.
Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2013, 10:24
Law enforcement personnel in Russia have killed 73 alleged Islamist insurgents in the North Caucasus region over the first three months of 2013, police said.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 15:56
With one suspect dead and the other lying seriously wounded in a hospital, the FBI investigators are reviewing the suspected Boston Marathon bombers` motives.
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