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.
In a renewed push to shut Guantanamo Bay, Obama lifted a moratorium on prisoner transfers to Yemen. As the president addressed efforts to close Guantanamo Bay, he was interrupted by a protester shouting about the current hunger strike at the prison.
A Paris court has questioned the head of the IMF for 13 hours.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has called the annual U.S. State Department report on religious freedom in the world politicized and distorted and noted that such an "opus" leads to sectarian violence.
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.
Pressure on U.S. President Barack Obama, both from within the U.S. and internationally is mounting to close the extra-judicial prison at Guantanamo Bay Cuba as over 100 prisoners are currently engaged in a massive hunger strike. Medea Benjamin spoke to the Voice of Russia and gave her opinions and views on this issue and more in an exclusive interview.
Russian journalists who were on assignment in Syria have handed the United Nation Secretariat videos showing chemical weapons attacks allegedly committed by opposition fighters in the vicinity of Aleppo on March 19. This was confirmed by the spokesman for the Deputy Secretary General Farhan Haq.
A massive fire broke out Thursday at a fuel depot on the northern outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, sending bright orange flames leaping high into the air and thick black smoking rolling upward and enveloping the area.
The Russian federation and Venezuela have formed a joint venture to produce 120,000 barrels of oil a day by 2016 in two fields in the Orinoco Oil Belt.
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.
The Cyprus government "is determined to fight money laundering and terrorist financing and is constantly improving measures in this area", according to a statement made by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic.
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.
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)
Emergency rescue crews were responding Thursday night to the scene of a bridge collapse into the Skagit River which dropped 2 cars with three passengers into the frigid water.
The situation surrounding shoplifting in the Czech Republic has grown critical, last year the Czechs stole goods worth almost 10 billion crowns (about 4 million), and this just includes what was reported from large shops.
Another incident involving a resort worker and a Russian child has occurred in Turkey.