Brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings of last April 15. Photograph: AP Photos/Lowell Sun and FBI

Russia withheld information from US law enforcement officials on one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects that could(...)

A woman visits a cemetery outside Makhachkala, capital of the violent North Caucasus region of Dagestan,  where a number of Islamic militants killed by security forces are buried.   Photograph: Ilyas Hajji/Reuters

Russian police killed the main suspected organiser of last month’s bombing of a bus in Volgograd and several other suspected militants in Dagestan to(...)

Shane Smith: “I’m very excited to be back in Dublin and want to visit old haunts.”

Shane Smith used to work in the Baggot Inn in Dublin. Now he is worth $400 million (€290 million), has a pub in London, a loft in New York and a mount(...)

Russian police detain migrant workers during a raid at a vegetable warehouse complex in the Biryulyovo district of Moscow on Monday. Photograph: Ivan Stolpnikov/Reuters

Russian officials are calling for calm after simmering tension between Muscovites and migrant workers from the Caucasus and central Asia exploded i(...)

In government headquarters in the republic of Dagestan, the epicentre of Russia’s fight with Islamic extremism, spokesman Albert Gasanov cheerfully un(...)

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin gestures as he walks by US president Barack Obama
, front row second right, as he takes his place at a group photo outside of the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. World leaders are discussing Syria’s civil war at the summit but look no closer to agreeing on international military intervention to stop it. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
 at the G20 meeting in Russia.

Russia is pursuing its own national interests in Syria and the most pressing of these is the fear that a rebel success could lead to further destabili(...)

Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov.  Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

In a further boost to its support of President Bashar al-Assad, Russia has announced it is continuing to supply weaponry to Syrian government forces. (...)

Anzor Tsarnaev, father of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev looks on during an interview with Reuters at an undisclosed location in Russia’s North Caucasus today. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

The father of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has abandoned plans to travel to the United States to bury one son and help in the defence o(...)

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva (centre), the mother of the suspected Boston bombers, speaks to reporters while the father Anzor Tsarnaev and aunt Patimat Suleymanova look on, in Makhachkala, Dagestan. Photograph: Sergey Rassulov/Getty

One brother posted messages on the Twitter social media website typical of an average American teenager; they were about his favourite televisi(...)

A makeshift memorial for Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier, who was killed during an encounter with Boston Marathon bombings suspects, in Cambridge. Photograph: Katherine Taylor/The New York Times

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, from the hospital where he had been(...)