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Five convicted over Politkovskaya murder
Moscow court finds men guilty of 2006 killing of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, whose writing was critical of Kremlin.
Last updated: 21 May 2014 06:54 GMT
Russia hunts suspects in ballet acid attack
Police investigate brutal assault on art director of famous Bolshoi Ballet that is reportedly linked to internal strife.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2013 00:14 GMT
Syria opposition mulls Russia dialogue offer
National Coalition chief tells Al Jazeera that opposition is open to dialogue but will not travel to Moscow for talks.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2012 22:39 GMT
Julian Assange, Ecuador, and the Belarus connection
A rights group is demanding WikiLeaks reply to claims it gave intelligence on dissidents to the Belarusian regime.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2012 16:58 GMT
Annan and Clinton discuss pressuring Assad
United Nations diplomats preparing sanctions as Russia and China publicly reject increased effort to end Assad's rule.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2012 17:25 GMT
Gullit flies home after Chechen 'adventure'
Former Chelsea and Newcastle United coach says CV has been damaged by time with Grozny as he is sacked after 1-0 defeat.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2011 13:28 GMT
Russian satellites crash in Pacific
Failed launch could set back Moscow's project aimed at challenging US navigation system.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2010 20:24 GMT
Police targeted in Ingushetia blast
At least two police officers killed and one injured after bomb goes off in Karabulak.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2010 21:47 GMT
Russia jet crash toll mounts
A brake failure may have caused a Russian passenger aircraft to skid off a runway in Siberia and kill at least 122 people.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2006 15:45 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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