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Pussy Riot came to Sochi looking for trouble: Russia Deputy PM

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 14:56

The high profile members of punk group Pussy Riot came to Olympics host Sochi this week looking for trouble, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Saturday after the women were filmed being beaten with a horsewhip.

US govt issues shoe-bomb advisory to airlines

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 11:06

The US federal government has issued a new advisory to airlines, warning of potential threats of bombs hidden in shoes on inbound flights to the US.

Pussy Riot members say arrested in central Sochi

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 15:56

The two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot who were released from prison colonies late last year said they had both been arrested Tuesday in downtown Sochi during the Olympic Games.

Ice dancers glide to centre stage at Sochi Games

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:52

The climax to the Olympic ice dance competition will be a showdown between the United States and Canada in what should be the most captivating of seven medal events in Sochi on Monday.

Sochi activist launches hunger strike to protest jail term

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:40

A leading Russian activist who was jailed after criticising the environmental impact of the Olympic Games in Sochi has gone on hunger strike, his organisation said Monday.

Transgender ex-member of Italy Assembly held in Sochi

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:08

A transgender former member of Italy`s Parliament said on Monday she had been detained by Russian police for about three hours for trying to stage a gay rights protest at the Winter Olympics.

Ukrainian charged over bid to hijack Turkish plane

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 03:19

An Istanbul court Sunday charged a Ukrainian man over his failed attempt to force a Turkish airliner to land in Sochi where the Winter Olympics opening ceremony was underway.

US lawmakers see serious threat of attacks in Russia during Olympics

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 00:08

Top lawmakers from the US House of Representatives` intelligence and homeland security panels on Sunday warned of a serious threat of attacks in Russia during the Winter Olympics.

US lawmakers see serious threat of attacks in Russia during Olympics

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 00:07

Top lawmakers from the US House of Representatives` intelligence and homeland security panels on Sunday warned of a serious threat of attacks in Russia during the Winter Olympics.

NASA releases new images of 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic sites

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 10:17

Keeping up with the spirit of 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, which begins from February 7, NASA has released new stunning images of the Olympic sites from space.

Indians, but no Tricolour at the Sochi Olympics

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 08:52

At Sochi Olympics, three Indians are also participating but as independent athletes since they won`t be able to represent the country.

Russia has `enormous stake` in thwarting Olympic terror: Obama

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 06:51

US President Barack Obama said that Russia had an "enormous stake" in thwarting terrorism at the Sochi Olympics.