Gunmen kill moderate imam in Russian Caucasus

A local imam in Russia`s North Caucasus was shot dead on Wednesday, the latest murder of a religious leader in an area known for simmering Islamist insurgency.

Six Islamist militants killed in North Caucasus: Officials

 Russian security forces have killed six Islamist militants with suspected ties to foreign terrorists in the country`s volatile North Caucasus, the anti-terror committee said on Monday.

Chechnya leader gives `shoot to kill` orders on Russian forces

 Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov on Thursday ordered his troops to "shoot to kill" if they encountered any unauthorised Russian forces on the territory of the small republic in the volatile North Caucasus region.

Russia says Islamist rebel leader Kebekov `neutralised`

 Russia said Monday the leader of the Islamist insurgency in the North Caucasus was killed in a special operation, and militants confirmed his death.

Russian club's youth team player shot dead in car
Russian club's youth team player shot dead in car

A 20-year-old footballer of Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala, Gasan Magomedov, has been shot dead near his home in the country's North Caucasus.

Russia convicts accomplices in Volgograd bombing

 A Russian court on Friday convicted four men for helping orchestrate twin suicide blasts in 2013 that killed 34 people, handing down sentences of up to 19 years in detention.

Second European team missing in east Ukraine

A second team of European monitors was reported missing in restive eastern Ukraine on Friday despite army claims it had regained control over much of the separatist rust belt.

Russia nabs five terror suspects in North Caucasus

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.

No carry-on liquids at Moscow airports for Olympics

All carry-on liquids will be banned at Moscow`s three international airports ahead of next month`s Winter Olympics in Sochi for security concern, the Russian flight authority posted the decision Wednesday.

Female suicide bomber attacks Russian bus, kills six

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.

Eight killed in twin blasts in Russia`s North Caucasus

At least eight people were killed on Monday in twin car bombings in Russia`s North Caucasus region, officials said.

`73 insurgents killed in North Caucasus in 2013`

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.

Boston bombers have ties with al Qaeda-linked groups?

With one suspect dead and the other lying seriously wounded in a hospital, the FBI investigators are reviewing the suspected Boston Marathon bombers` motives.

Prominent journalist gunned down in Russia`s south

The founder of a leading independent weekly publication in Russia`s North Caucasus has been shot dead outside the newspaper`s office.

Three bombs defused in Russia`s North Caucasus

Investigators found the bombs in a half-built hotel.

Blast rocks Russia`s North Caucasus

According to preliminary reports, no one was injured in a blast in Nalchik.

Four militants killed in Russia`s North Caucasus

Four suspected militants were killed in two separate police raids in Russia.

At least 30 injured in suicide attack in Russia

A suicide bomber blew himself up during anti-terrorist operation in Dagestan.

Caucasus clashes: 14 militants, 1 policeman killed

Russian police say at least 14 suspected militants and one police officer have been killed in three security raids in the country`s volitive North Caucasus region.

Three Russian soldiers killed in North Caucasus: Report

Three Russian soldiers were killed on Monday in a clash with rebels linked to the Moscow metro bombings in the turbulent North Caucasus region of Dagestan, the RIA Novosti news agency reported.