It was almost the perfect murder weapon, deadly but unidentifiable. But when British nuclear scientists discovered that radioactive polonium-210 had poisoned Alexander Litvinenko in November 2006, everything changed.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Police in St. Petersburg on Aug. 2 detained several gay activists who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday.
Russia's counterterrorism forces have killed eight "Islamic State" (IS) militants in North Caucasus. Thousands of Russian citizens are now believed to be fighting for jihadi-affiliated factions in Syria.
ISTANBUL — Kurdish militias carried out a suicide attack on a Turkish military police station in eastern Turkey on Sunday, killing two soldiers and wounding 24 others, the local authorities said.
The floor is puddled in sweat. Dark circles spread down necklines.
“You can do it!” fitness instructor Kelly Brabants shouts over the screaming music. “Just a few more!”
Twenty-five people are pushing themselves to the limit, but the basement workout room at BFX Studio in Boston remains almost chilly. The thermostat is set to 62 degrees.
With 14 million installations in its first 24 hours, Windows 10 is looking like a hit. But one big question remains: Why would Microsoft give Windows 10 away for free?
Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have sought to assuage concerns that a cache of radioactive waste at a local chemical factory could pose a threat.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.
At a thickly forested former youth camp west of Donetsk in war-torn eastern Ukraine, a military instructor is busy teaching hundreds of new recruits how to fire everything from machine guns to rocket-propelled grenades.
Thousands of supporters took part in adventure across the continent when the Potters reached the Europa League knock-out stages in 2011/12. That included a trip to Ukraine to take on Dynamo Kiev – and draw 1-1 with a side featuring this summer's top target Andriy Yarmolenko. Aberdeen-based fan Andrew Robins liked the country so much he went back, fell in love and is now married to Valeriia.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a road map will be developed for Crimea, which is the ancestral territory of Crimean Tatars, to be granted status of national-territorial autonomy within the Ukrainian state.
The death of Cecil the lion, who largely lived in a protected game reserve, will likely turn out to have been a case of illegal poaching. But, had the thirteen-year-old black-maned lion lived a few miles away, and had the proper paperwork been in order, it would have been completely legal for an American tourist to behead him.
The spiritual leader of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lviv of the Latins in Ukraine had an important message to the faithful in Frackville and Shenandoah on Saturday during his visit to churches in both boroughs.
OSCE observers claim militants shelled Ukrainian village of Krymske to provoke retaliation
Detente policy in the Cold War, conflict prevention and protection of human rights were the goals set when the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe was founded 40 years ago. How has the OSCE managed?
MOSCOW - Russia's foreign minister has scheduled a trilateral meeting in Qatar with his U.S. and Saudi counterparts.
MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on August 1 placed a major archaeological site in Crimea, which he has hailed as the country's most sacred spiritual symbol, under federal control following turmoil over the appointment of its director.
A writer and his sister journey to the childhood homes of their parents, places where once Jews like them could thrive.
UNITED NATIONS - Ukraine's foreign minister is calling on Russia to come to "real negotiations" about a cease-fire and stabilization in Ukraine's war-torn east which will require fair elections that are internationally monitored.