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India takes up student's death issue with Russia

India takes up student's death issue with Russia

India has taken up the issue of a medical student who died after being attacked by "local goons" with Russian authorities.

Stars battle for world titles in Kazan`s pool duel

Stars battle for world titles in Kazan`s pool duel

With one eye on Rio de Janeiro, swimming`s stars begin the battle on Sunday for world championship medals in Kazan to prove their form heading into the 2016 Olympic Games.

Death toll in Russia mall blaze rises to 11

The death toll after a massive fire ripped through a shopping mall in Russia rose to 11 on Friday, as rescue workers combed through the rubble for victims, local officials said.

'Some 25 people may be under rubble after fire in Russia's Kazan'

Some 25 people may still be under the rubble of a shopping centre that caught fire in the Russian city of Kazan, Interfax news agency cited the head of the regional emergencies ministry as saying on Thursday.

Senior Ukraine Tatar figure in Moscow for Russia talks

One of the most senior representatives of the Tatar minority in Crimea was expected to hold talks in Moscow Wednesday, amid concern about the fate of the Muslim community as Russia takes control of the Ukrainian region.

Top Muslim cleric shot dead in Russia

A top Muslim cleric in Russia`s Tatarstan province was shot dead and another wounded by a car bomb in two separate attacks.

Russian mosque has world`s largest Quran

Printed on Scotland paper, the Quran edition is 150x200 cm, has 632 pages and weighs 800 kg.

Russia`s Tatarstan warns of radical Islam `threat`

The authorities say main threat comes from followers of Salafism, Wahhabism.