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Latest North Caucasus News

Three Alleged Militants Killed In Daghestan

Security forces have killed three suspected militants Russia's volatile North Caucasus province of Daghestan. More

Georgian 'Jihadist' Dies In Syria

Another man from Georgia's Pankisi Gorge has been killed while fighting in Syria alongside Islamic State militants. More

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Might Testify Against Him

A Kazakh friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could testify for the prosecution in the death penalty case against the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect in January. More

Russia Says Three Suspected Militants Killed In Daghestan

Russian police say they killed three suspected militants who attacked a checkpoint in the violence-plagued North Caucasus province of Daghestan. More

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Iraqi Yazidi Deputy Awarded Politkovskaya Prize

The only ethnic Yazidi member of Iraq's parliament has won an international award for her efforts to protect members of the minority from the militant group Islamic State. More

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Latest Blog Posts

Serious Fears Of 'Wahhabi' Threat Behind Chechen Leader's 'CIA-Sponsored IS Devils' Comments

The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has spoken out against the Islamic State (IS) group, saying that the extremist militants are "devils" and were assisted by Western intelligence services. Kadyrov also accused IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi of being a CIA operative. More

Reported Killing Of Organizer Of Grozny Suicide Bombing Lacks Credibility

The details of the killing in Grozny of Aslan Aliskhanov divulged, first by the Chechen police and the following day by representatives of the federal Investigative Committee, are not entirely convincing. More
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Features & Commentary

In Beslan, Struggle For A 'New Life' Decade After Tragedy

Nadezhda Guriyeva watched two of her children die in the 2004 Beslan school terrorist attack. Ten years later, as with many touched by the tragedy, a new life remains elusive for Guriyeva.

It Takes A Village To Find Ramzan Kadyrov's Phone

When Ramzan Kadyrov misplaces his cell phone, there's hell to pay. After the Chechen strongman reportedly lost his mobile at a museum opening, police are said to have held hundreds of people in an effort to locate it.
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