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Jun 22, 2017

Soviet KGB overseas spymaster Yuri Drozdov dies at 91

Yuri Drozdov, the Soviet spymaster who oversaw a sprawling network of KGB agents abroad, died Wednesday. He was 91. The Foreign Intelligence Service, a KGB successor agency known under its Russian acronym SVR, didn’t give the cause of Drozdov’s death or any other specifics ...

Thousands attend slain Muslim girl's funeral in Virginia

Jun 22, 2017

Thousands attend slain Muslim girl's funeral in Virginia

Thousands of mourners left their cars as traffic overflowed and walked more than a mile to reach Wednesday’s funeral of a 17-year-old Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on road rage, has some in her community fearing for their safety. Nabra Hassanen, ...

Jun 21, 2017

Britain's Prince Philip, 96, in hospital with infection

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been admitted to hospital as a “precautionary measure” for treatment of an infection, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. The infection arose from “a pre-existing condition,” the palace said. The Duke of Edinburgh, who is to ...