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Security sweep in Russia turns deadly
Soldiers and armed men killed in Dagestan amid search for groups that have threatened Sochi Games, news agencies say.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2014 02:46 GMT
Russia approves sweeping amnesty to prisoners
Parliament passes bill that could free thousands of political prisoners and activists, including Pussy Riot members.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2013 17:03 GMT
Russia MP criticised for Obama banana picture
Duma member Irina Rodnina slammed as racist for posting picture on Twitter of US president and wife looking at banana.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 00:00 GMT
Egypt crisis strains US-Saudi ties
Some analysts believe Saudi Arabia's strong support for Egypt's military government has put Washington in a bind.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 10:34 GMT
Russia: No asylum request yet from Snowden
Foreign minister says Russia has not received formal request for political asylum from US whistleblower.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2013 17:51 GMT
Snowden to seek temporary asylum in Russia
US whistleblower says he wants Russian asylum until he can legally travel on to Latin America.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2013 05:39 GMT
Snowden meets activists at Moscow airport
US whistleblower meets human rights groups to discuss ways to gain asylum, according to the Guardian website.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2013 14:00 GMT
Russia legislators pass 'gay propaganda' ban
Controversial bills impose jail terms for promoting homosexual "propaganda" and for offending religious believers.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 17:07 GMT
Arrests made at gay rights protest in Russia
Police detain about 30 protesters at march in Moscow, where gay rights demonstrations are illegal.
Last updated: 25 May 2013 19:09 GMT
Syria: Talks or a fight to the end?
Both the United States and Russia have laid out their political stakes when it comes to negotiating with Assad.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2013 16:21 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
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Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Climate activism: A change in approach?
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Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controversy
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
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