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Don’t mess with nuclear Russia, Pu...

Don’t mess with nuclear Russia, Putin says

LAKE SELIGER, Russia: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia’s armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: “It’s best not to mess with us.” Putin told the... read more »

Actor Robin Williams Found Dead in Marin...

Actor Robin Williams Found Dead in Marin County Home

Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian whose performances careened from dazzling pop-culture riffs to intense dramatic roles, died Monday at the age of 63, in an apparent suicide that marked the grim end of his recent battles with severe depression. Williams was pronounced dead at... read more »

Death toll mounts as clashes intensify i...

Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

KIEV: Officials in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine say at least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two cities held by separatist militants. Authorities in Luhansk said Monday that five people were killed and 15 injured by overnight artillery strikes. Three were killed... read more »

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher's fall
Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumache...

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher’s fall

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel was “extremely dismayed” as she heard about the skiing accident of German racing legend Michael Schumacher, her spokesperson said Monday. “Like millions of Germans, the chancellor and government members were extremely dismayed when... read more »

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Freed Pussy Riot members still gunning for Putin’s head

Freed Pussy Riot members still gunning for Putin’s head

London – Russian punk band Pussy Riot’s members, who spent nearly two years in prison for their irreverent protest in Moscow’s main cathedral, have said they still want to... read more »

Russian forensic probe concludes Arafat died of natural causes

Russian forensic probe concludes Arafat died of natural causes

Johannesburg – Russian forensic investigation has concluded that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, and not radiation poisoning suspected by Swiss. The... read more »

'Britain to become largest European economy in 2030'

‘Britain to become largest European economy in 2030’

London – Britain is expected to become the largest European economy in 2030 by overtaking Germany, said a research report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR)... read more »

UN condemns UK immigration bill for creating 'climate of ethnic profiling'

UN condemns UK immigration bill for creating ‘climate of ethnic profiling’

London – The United Nations refugee agency has condemned British Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposed immigration laws. There are fears the laws could stigmatise foreigners,... read more »

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94

Moscow – Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of famed Russian AK-47 assault rifle, passed away Monday in his home city of Izhevsk, an industrial town, Xinhua reported. “We received sad news... read more »