Scotland Yard has released a new statement, saying a man and a woman were arrested today on suspicion of conspiracy to murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.
There are questions being raised worldwide over the shooting death of an alleged acquaintance of Tamerlan Tsarnaev by an FBI agent in Orlando, Florida in the early hours of Wednesday morning shortly after midnight.
A speech by President Barack Obama was interrupted three times by a woman on Thursday demanding that he take immediate action to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Any attempts to settle the Syrian crisis without Russia’s participation are bound to fail, Murat Bilhan, vice - president of the Turkish - Asian CenterforStrategic Studies (TASAM) said in an interview with the “Voice of Russia”.
The soldier killed in an attack in London has been named as Drummer Lee Rigby of the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. Two suspects shot by police after Wednesday's attack in Woolwich remain under arrest. A further two people have been arrested on conspiracy to murder.
Dmitry Ustinov, a Russian detained in Lithuania on the suspicion of alleged arms trade may be extradited to the U.S.
The Lithuanian security services have arrested a Russian citizen at the request of the US Justice Department. Dmitriy Ustinov, 46, is suspected of smuggling export-restricted military equipment. Ustinov is now at Lukiskes Prison, Vilnius.
To overcome the lack of mutual trust and to build a new international security system – these are the needs which are grounded by the current situation in the world. The representatives of Russia’s Defense Ministry hope to convince their European colleagues in it in the course of the international conference titled “the Military and Political Aspects of European Security” which opened in Moscow on Thursday.
A lack of confidence between Russia and the West and the missile defence system are the major problems in European security, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said at an international conference on security in Moscow.
President Vladimir Putin has instructed Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to present a working plan of ruling bodies aimed at fulfilling the tasks formulated in his “May decrees.”
Commercial banks that raised interest rates for credits are increasing risks in the Russian economy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with businessmen in Voronezh and reminded that such risks exist in the European Union.
It may happen that a new strike on bank secrecy will be delivered later this year. On the results of the latest summit of the European Union, the leaders of the EU member-states have agreed to complete the relevant resolution of the European Commission before the end of this year.
Ford Motor Co (F.N) announced it is closing its two Australian auto plants and will cease production in the country in October 2016.
Bitcoin, the digital cryptocurrency, is starting to attract the attention of the US government. It seems that the American authorities would like to destroy the digital currency before it could become a widespread alternative to the US dollar.
David Cameron's woes are continuing this week with plans to legalize same-sex marriage to be debated in Parliament today and tomorrow. The issue is hugely divisive, not least within the Tory Party which seems to have been in open rebellion in the last couple of weeks over everything from the E.U. to the next election. And on Sunday 34 current and former local party chairmen delivered a letter to Downing Street opposing the policy as "flawed, un-Conservative and costing us dearly in votes and membership". Gay marriage is causing a heated row across the political and public spheres.
A white-tailed deer crashed through the windshield of a public bus in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. It was filmed by a surveillance camera. (VIDEO)
The Czech police are after the American man who is suspected of killing a family of four and set their house on fire in the city of Brno.
One of the most disturbing developments in the modern world is the now ritualized reaction of the Western leaders to new acts of Islamist terror. One could call this reaction “predictably actionless.” Right after a new mass murder the leader of the aggrieved country has a quick “war meeting” with the top brass of police, special services and sometimes even the army. Right after the meeting it is announced that all appropriate measures have been taken and that terrorists were just isolated individuals, whose ethnicity and religion are not relevant to the affair. In a few hours, citizens are advised by their leader to go about their business as if nothing has happened. All of these phrases are of course uttered in a solemn tone, with appropriate praise for the citizens’ calm and restraint.
The film “The Major” made by the Russian film director Yuri Bykov has proved to be one of the unexpected and thus, very pleasant surprises of the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. Shown during the “Critics’ Week” in Cannes, this film was warmly received by both the critics and the public.