World Bulletin/News Desk
Four riot police officers have been killed near Grozny, the capital of the Russian North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, as their car was attacked, a police spokesman told RIA Novosti.
“Unknown assailants opened fire from automatic weapons at a police car near the locality of Alkhan-Kala,” the spokesman said, adding that the incident occurred late on Friday. “Four policemen inside the car died of wounds.”
Police are conducting manhunt activities. An investigation is underway.
Yarosh's ultra-nationalist views make him a rank outsider in the May 25 election, but his remarks signalled a growing split with other leaders of the protest movement
The Abdullah Azzam Brigades took credit for a Feb. 19 attack on Iran's cultural centre in Beirut that killed eight people
With Russian forces building up their strength ahead of a referendum that seems likely to result in Crimea becoming part of Russia, Ukraine is facing the humiliating loss of its navy.
A Turkish research foundation, SETA's report says Egypt's approved new constitution in January aims to empower army's role in policy making
ITF is running a campaign against Qatar Airways over its monitoring of staff and rules preventing women from becoming pregnant and getting married.
In a statement, the Holy See made it clear that the body has policy-making powers and is not just an advisory board.
The clash occurred when militants approached the compound in Lawdar town with suicide belts, hand grenades and explosive devices
It was the first time he has spoken with the leaders of the three Baltic states about the crisis
A spokeswoman for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said no one was hurt when shots were fired to turn back its mission of more than 40 unarmed observers
The rebels warned Tripoli against staging an attack to halt the oil sale after the tanker docked at Es Sider export terminal
ICRC said in a statement armed men entered the Catholic mission in the northern town of Ndele, where four of its staff were based, and killed one of them, a Central African man.
A few thousand protesters took to the streets of Beirut on Saturday to demand that politicians approve Lebanon's first law against domestic violence in a non-partisan display
The village of al-Zara, west of the city of Homs, fell after "heavy clashes" between government and rebel forces, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia that any steps to annex Ukraine's Crimea region would close the door to diplomacy, as Russian military took control of some 11 border checkpoints in Crimea
Dozens of homes and sugar plantations were reportedly razed to the ground
Meanwhile, five Christian anti-balaka militiamen were killed Saturday in an attack on Kilometer 5, a predominantly Muslim district of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, eyewitnesses said.