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From seven to eight people were wounded in a knife attack in the Russian Siberian city of Surgut, local criminal investigators said on Aug. 19, adding that the attacker had been shot dead by police.
A senior Kremlin official held talks in the rebel Georgian region of South Ossetia yesterday as Russia tried to defuse a political crisis sparked by the invalidation of presidential polls.
ADDU, Maldives / SINGAPORE
India tries to repair its relations with Pakistan while at the same time signing a strategic partnership with Afghanistan. The Indian FM says the ‘trust deficit’ with Pakistan is shrinking and calls for anti-terror cooperation
Kazakhstan’s president issued a decree yesterday to dissolve parliament and call a snap election that will end the governing party’s monopolistic grip over the legislature.
MOSCOW - The Associated Press
Russian scientists were racing against the clock yesterday to find a way to fire the engines of an unmanned probe destined to collect soil samples from a moon of Mars, after equipment failure shortly after launch left it stuck in Earth orbit.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday condemned Syria's suspension from the Arab League over its lethal crackdown on protests.
ISLAMABAD / WASHINGTON
Pakistan on Nov. 6 angrily rejected a report that it had been moving its nuclear weapons in unsafe conditions, saying nobody should underestimate its capability to defend itself.
Pakistan, enraged by a NATO cross-border air attack that killed 24 soldiers, could withdraw its support for the U.S. war on militancy if its sovereignty is violated again, the foreign minister suggested in comments published...
HERAT, Afghanistan - Agance France-Presse
A roadside bomb killed 10 people in northwest Afghanistan, officials said today, the latest civilians to die during the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
KABUL / ISLAMABAD - Agence France-Presse
President Hamid Karzai yesterday outlined his conditions for long-term U.S. military bases in Afghanistan at a key four-day gathering of elders, saying that Kabul wants national sovereignty “today.”
KIEV - Agence France-Presse
Ukraine’s jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was yesterday facing several new criminal probes in a case dating back to the 1990s amid growing concerns for her health.