North Caucasus

Russia says 7 rebels, one special forces officer killed

Russian security officials said Thursday that one special forces agent and seven alleged rebel fighters were killed in an operation in the Dagestan region of the volatile North Caucasus.

Jul 07, 2016, 22:15 PM IST

10 killed in clashes in Russia's restive North Caucasus

n a separate clash in the Derbent region a suspected militant was killed in a sweep that also left one police officer dead

Jun 17, 2016, 16:30 PM IST

Islamic State claims suicide bombing in Russia`s Dagestan

The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed a policeman in Russia`s volatile region of Dagestan.

Mar 31, 2016, 14:20 PM IST
One killed, 11 injured in shooting in Russia

One killed, 11 injured in shooting in Russia

One person was killed and 11 were injured in a shooting at a UNESCO heritage site in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan, local health authorities said on Wednesday.

Dec 30, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

Chechen strongman confirms man beheaded by IS was Russian

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov on Thursday confirmed the man executed by the Islamic State group in a recent video was a Chechen from Russia.

Dec 03, 2015, 20:53 PM IST

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.

Sep 09, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

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.

Apr 24, 2015, 06:57 AM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2015, 02:41 AM IST
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.

Jan 04, 2015, 19:15 PM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2014, 16:25 PM IST

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.

May 31, 2014, 03:02 AM IST

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.

Jan 11, 2014, 23:15 PM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

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.

Oct 21, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

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.

May 20, 2013, 19:38 PM IST

`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.

May 03, 2013, 10:24 AM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2013, 15:56 PM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2011, 13:46 PM IST

Three bombs defused in Russia`s North Caucasus

Investigators found the bombs in a half-built hotel.

May 23, 2011, 16:17 PM IST