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Suspect in Russia metro bombing travelled to Turkey, say co-workers

The man Russian police believe was the suicide bomber who killed 14 people in a blast on the St Petersburg metro this week developed an interest in Islam and soon after travelled to Turkey, two people who know him told Reuters.

Russian police arrest 3 suspected of links to subway bombing

Russian investigators on Thursday arrested several people suspected of links to a suicide bomber accused of attacking the city's subway earlier this week, and found elements of an explosive device in the apartment where they lived.

Russian investigators detain six on terror suspicion, no links to bomb attack

Six people have been detained in St Petersburg on suspicion of recruiting for Islamic State and aiding terrorist activity, Russian investigators said on Wednesday.

St Petersburg metro attack 'carried out by suicide bomber'

St Petersburg metro attack 'carried out by suicide bomber'

The St Petersburg metro attack was carried out by a suicide bomber.

St Petersburg shuts metro station after anonymous bomb warning: RIA

St Petersburg`s Sennaya Ploshchad metro station has been closed after an anonymous phone call warned of another possible attack.

Metro attack shows need for joint anti-terror effort: Russia's Lavrov

Metro attack shows need for joint anti-terror effort: Russia's Lavrov

The bomb blast in St Petersburg which has now killed 14 people is thought to have been carried out by a man born in Kyrgyzstan.

Death toll rises to 14 in St Petersburg metro blast: Health minister

Death toll rises to 14 in St Petersburg metro blast: Health minister

Fourteen people have died as a result of a blast that ripped through a train carriage on the Saint Petersburg metro, Russia`s Health Minister said on Tuesday.

Russia metro attack staged by Kyrgyz suicide bomber: Kyrgyzstan

Russia metro attack staged by Kyrgyz suicide bomber: Kyrgyzstan

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion, which comes after the Islamic State group called for attacks on Russia.

Eleven killed in suspected suicide bombing on Russian metro train

Eleven killed in suspected suicide bombing on Russian metro train

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the scene of the explosion late on Monday night and laid a bunch of red flowers at a makeshift shrine to the victims.
 

Ten dead in St. Petersburg Metro Station blast in Russia; hunt on for 'man with beard and black hat'

Ten dead in St. Petersburg Metro Station blast in Russia; hunt on for 'man with beard and black hat'

At least ten people were killed and several others injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a St. Petersburg metro tunnel on Monday in what authorities called a suspected terrorist attack.'

India, Russia hold talks to boost economic cooperation

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev today held discussions with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on ways to boost economic cooperation including in the energy and diamond processing sectors.

US Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka marks St Petersburg debut with win over Lukas Rosol

US Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka marks St Petersburg debut with win over Lukas Rosol

The 31-year-old was checked in the first game of the second set when he was trailing 0-40, but the Swiss star rallied to produce two more breaks to seal the set and the match.

Putin says Panama Papers part of US plot to weaken Russia

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied having any links to offshore accounts and described the Panama Papers document leaks scandal as part of a US-led plot to weaken Russia.

Russia holds Islamic State group suspected of planning attacks: Report

Russia`s FSB security police has arrested seven Islamic State militants in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg who were planning terrorist attacks in Moscow and St Petersburg, Interfax news agency quoted the FSB as saying on Monday.

Novak Djokovic denies match-fixing claims, says 'it`s just absurd'

Novak Djokovic denies match-fixing claims, says 'it`s just absurd'

A report in Italian newspaper Tuttosport claimed that the Serbian had deliberately lost to now-retired French player Fabrice Santoro at the Paris Masters in 2007.

Banking secrecy laws shouldn't become obstacle in getting black money back: CVC KV Chowdary

In another push to India's bid to bring back black money stashed abroad, CVC KV Chowdary has asserted that all state parties should ensure cooperation in dissemination of information without any impediment of bank secrecy laws, to the requesting country.

Google closes development centre in St Petersburg

Google closes development centre in St Petersburg

Staff of Google's two-floor St Petersburg development centre had been working on the Google Toolbar and Google Code Search projects, among other initiatives.