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  • Vladimir Putin says he'll free longtime foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky

    Vladimir Putin says he'll free longtime foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky
    MOSCOW — He was once Russia's richest man and, by some measures, President Vladimir Putin's most potent foe. By Thursday, when Putin said he was likely to grant clemency to Mikhail Khodorkovsky, that was all long in the past. Both Khodorkovsky's...
  • Russian who urged Arctic conservation is unbowed after Putin's insult

    Russian who urged Arctic conservation is unbowed after Putin's insult
    MOSCOW — Political science professor Sergei Medvedev, a longtime lover and explorer of the Arctic, drew the ire of Russian President Vladimir Putin when he recently called for international protection of the icy northern region in the face of...
  • Russian court orders activists from seized Greenpeace ship detained

    MOSCOW -- A Russian court on Thursday ordered that 22 people arrested last week aboard a Greenpeace ship be held for two months pending an investigation of an attempt to board an offshore oil drilling platform. Eight other people from the Artic Sunrise,...
  • Divers find suspected human remains from capsized Costa Concordia

    Divers find suspected human remains from capsized Costa Concordia
    Divers searching for the bodies of the last two people missing from the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have found what are believed to be human remains, Italian officials said Thursday. DNA tests will be conducted to determine whether they are the...
  • From prison isolation to a sense of doom

    From prison isolation to a sense of doom
    He's the older guy in class. Old enough for you to notice. But he notices you, too, like he notices everyone else — your face, your gestures, where you sit, your race. It's only after he's taken this unconscious roll-call that Steven Czifra...
  • As Greenpeace activist sits in Russian jail, family waits and worries

    As Greenpeace activist sits in Russian jail, family waits and worries
    The irony is cruel for Lara Litvinov. Nearly half a century ago, she and her brother, Dima Litvinov — children in a family with a long history of civil disobedience — were living in exile with their parents in Siberia. When the family...
  • Russian investigators say they found drugs on Greenpeace ship

    Russian investigators say they found drugs on Greenpeace ship
    MOSCOW -- Russian investigators said Wednesday that they found drugs and equipment that could be used for spying on board a Greenpeace ship used in a foiled protest against offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic. Additional charges are expected...
  • Italy arrests Tunisian in migrant ship tragedy, plans state funeral

    Italy arrests Tunisian in migrant ship tragedy, plans state funeral
    Italian authorities have arrested a 35-year-old Tunisian with a reported history of human smuggling in last week's deadly sinking of a boat packed with some 500 Africans migrants trying to reach Europe, according to media reports. Khaled Ben Salem was...
  • Passenger lands plane in Britain after pilot collapses

    A passenger landed a plane at Humberside Airport in Britain after the pilot collapsed at the controls, according to news reports. The two were the only people on board the four-seater Cessna 172 when the pilot became ill Tuesday evening as they headed...
  • Powerful Cyclone Phailin forces massive evacuations in India

    NEW DELHI -- India was battered by a massive cyclone Saturday as nearly half a million people evacuated to shelters in vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas amid power outages, large storm surges and canceled trains and flights. Officials said...
  • Cyclone Phailin pounds eastern India

    Cyclone Phailin pounds eastern India
    NEW DELHI — India was battered by a massive cyclone Saturday as more than half a million people in vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas spent a terrifying night in shelters amid power outages, large storm surges and canceled train trips and...
  • Suspects in hacking death of British soldier plead not guilty

    Suspects in hacking death of British soldier plead not guilty
    LONDON -- Two men accused of the first terrorist killing on British soil in years pleaded not guilty Friday to murdering a young soldier who was brutally hacked to death outside his barracks in May. The attack on Fusilier Lee Rigby stunned Britons for...