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Four killed, six hurt in Russia car bomb attack

A powerful car bomb exploded outside a cafe in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan killing at least four people and injuring six others, days after a suicide attack at Moscow's......

Black Widow behind suicide attack in Moscow?

A Black Widow linked to Russia's restive Northern Caucasus region could be behind the deadly suicide attack that rocked Moscow's international airport on Monday. A day after the explosion killed 35......

12 killed in twin suicide blasts in Russia

Two suicide bombers, including one in police uniform, set off powerful blasts on Wednesday in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan, killing at least 12 people and injuring 27, just a......

Muslim groups stay away from Boston suspect's funeral

The funeral of one of the Boston blast suspects is posing a challenge for the Muslim community in the city as dozens of mosques and Islamic groups have distanced themselves from conducting the......

What to expect from Krishna's visit to Pakistan

There is no doubt that if peace prevails between India and Pakistan there is no dearth of benefits to be derived, but even one terrorist attack could derail the whole process, says Alok Bansal.......

UPA to go slow on Iran gas pipeline

The government has put on hold the signing of the Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline deal, pending the conclusion of the 123 nuclear agreement with the United States.The directive from 'above' has come......

Russian militant urges followers to oppose 2014 Olympics

The leader of an Islamist insurgency in Russia's North Caucasus region urged followers on Wednesday to use “maximum force” to prevent President Vladimir Putin staging the 2014 Winter......

Winter Games begin, Putin keen to prove doubters wrong

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Friday determined to prove his doubters wrong after militant attacks, a row over gay rights and......

Two Austrian Olympians get kidnap threats on eve of Sochi Games

Austria's Olympic Committee received a letter threatening to kidnap skier Marlies Schild and skeleton racer Janine Flock at the Winter Games that start this week in Russia, Austrian media reported......

Athletes warned not to wear big country logos to Sochi

Athletes heading to the Sochi Winter Olympics have been warned not to wear team kit with large logos promoting their country on their way to Russia due to security concerns, British Olympic......

High stakes for Putin at costly Sochi Games

The Sochi Winter Olympics are meant to be Vladimir Putin's crowning achievement as Russian leader but are in danger of becoming a symbol of his country's problems. When the Games open with great......

  People speak for north caucasus

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Visionary
Q. Chechens (people from the small Russian territory Chechnya) behind the Boston blasts, kidnapping of two Bishops in Syria. Are they sending mercenaries all over the world to destroy the world peace?
Visionary:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/chechens-people-from-the-small-russian-territory-chechnya-be/25480842/answers/

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Principal beliefs of Yazdnism ?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. boston bombers are no chechens.. they were from North Caucasus... the elder brother visited chechenya twice.. thats all.. please read news carefully... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/principal-beliefs-of-yazdnism-/25223527/answers/25480875

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. do you know,How large is the Caspian Sea?!
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. The Caspian Sea is the largest inland body of water in the world and accounts for 40 to 44 percent of the total lacustrine waters of the world.[8]...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-knowhow-large-is-the-caspian-sea/25223527/answers/17122391

Sitara
Q. It is reported in the newspaper The Hindu that a 17 year old widow master minded the suicide attack in Moscow killing 40 people. Are you amazed? Your views?
Sitara:  A. Sir ,very nice question . this is bad thing . but no full stop here .Russains have carried out genocide in chechnya resulting in deaths of over...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/it-is-reported-in-the-newspaper-the-hindu-that-a-17-year-old/17118869/answers/16861326

Good Citizen
Q. Which is the region referred to as Mesopotamia in the history?
Good Citizen:  A. The word 'Mesopotamia' is in origin a Greek name (mesos `middle' and 'potamos' - 'river' so `land between the rivers'). 'Mesopotamia' translated...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-region-referred-to-as-mesopotamia-in-the-histor/16858706/answers/16670746

  Web results for North Caucasus
The accidental writer who travelled far

In the Footsteps of Afanasii Nikitin: Travels through Eurasia and India in the Twenty First Century By Hari Vasudevan, Manohar, Rs 1,195 This book... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140725/jsp/opinion/story_18640801.jsp
Putin's goal is to showcase Russia at 2018 World Cup

By By | Reuters By Timothy Heritage and Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - A giant crane towers over the Moscow stadium where Russia will... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/putins-goal-showcase-russia-2018-world-cup-090538223--sector.html
The major players

Since the beginning of year 2014, the revival of Sunni insurgency in Iraq has been causing flutters in the Arab and rest of the world too. In... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/resurgence-of-insurgency-in-iraq-the-major-players/15899161.shtml
Rebel governor losing hope of Russia intervention

A top figure in Ukraine's separatist insurgency said Wednesday he is losing hope for action by Russian forces and blamed Russian tycoons for... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/rebel-governor-losing-hope-of-russia-intervention-news-others-ohjxpBjdfiadh.html
Dagestan ex-mayor jailed for plotting 'terrorist' attack on rival

Reuters MOSCOW (Reuters) - A man long relied on by President Vladimir Putin to rule one of Russia's most violent cities was sentenced to 10 years... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/dagestan-ex-mayor-jailed-plotting-terrorist-attack-rival-125731553.html

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