Five Nemtsov killing suspects arraigned; one said to confess

Mar 8, 2015

Five Nemtsov killing suspects arraigned; one said to confess

Russian news agencies said Sunday one of the suspects in the killing of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has admitted involvement in the crime. Judge Nataliya Mushnikova said that Zaur Dadaev made a statement confirming his guilt, according to the reports. They did not ...

Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic

Mar 1, 2015

Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic

Holding placards declaring “I am not afraid,” thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on Sunday in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has widened a split in society that some say could threaten Russia’s future. Families, the old and young walked slowly, ...

Israeli airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

Aug 21, 2014

Israeli airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

Hamas’ shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, the militant group said Wednesday as Israel’s prime minister warned that the bombardment of Gaza will continue until rocket fire out of the Palestinian territory stops. The ...

Afghan president's cousin killed in 'turban bomb' attack

Jul 29, 2014

Afghan president's cousin killed in 'turban bomb' attack

A suicide attacker killed an influential cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, officials said, raising tensions during a dispute over election results that will determine the country’s new leader as U.S.-led troops withdraw. Hashmat Karzai was a campaign manager in the southern ...