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Putin Warns ‘Terrorists’ Face Total Destruction

Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday warned “terrorists” they face total destruction, after Russia was hit by double suicide bombings in its southern city of Volgograd that claimed 34 lives. “Dear friends, we bow our heads in front of the victims of the terrible acts of terror. I am sure we will toughly […]

December 31, 2013

U.S. Calls For Closer Security Cooperation With Russia After Bombings

Washington (AFP) – The United States on Monday called for closer security cooperation with Russia ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, after two deadly bombings in the city of Volgograd. “The U.S. government has offered our full support to the Russian government in security preparations for the Sochi Olympic Games, and we would welcome the […]

December 30, 2013

Russia On Alert After Suicide Bombings Kill 31

Moscow (AFP) – At least 14 people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up on a packed trolleybus in Volgograd, raising new concerns about security at the Sochi Olympics a day after a deadly attack on the southern Russian city’s train station. President Vladimir Putin ordered stepped-up security across the country after […]

December 30, 2013

Clashes In Egypt As 150 Islamist Protesters Arrested

Cairo (AFP) – Nearly 150 pro-Islamist protesters were arrested as clashes erupted across Egypt Friday, after authorities vowed to crack down on rallies by the Muslim Brotherhood, now blacklisted as a terrorist group. Riot police fired tear gas at stone-throwing protesters in several cities across the country, swiftly clamping down on the rallies after the […]

December 27, 2013