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Russian missile fails test launch

A Yars RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile has failed a test launch, Russia's Space Forces confirmed on Wednesday.

The missile was launched on Tuesday from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, 800 km from M

Mass grave of 1,270 found in Libya


A mass grave containing the bodies of over 1,270 people killed by Muammar Gaddafi's forces has been found near Abu Salim prison in Tripoli, local media reported on Sunday.

"We are dealing with more t

WikiLeaks to auction its co-founder's stuff on eBay

Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has begun an auction on eBay to raise money, selling memorabilia tied to WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

WikiLeaks group

Russian ice-hockey plane crash survivor dies in hospital

One of the only two survivors of last week's plane crash that wiped out almost an entire ice-hockey team died in hospital on Monday, officials said.

"Alexander Galimov died from severe burns in the V

Gaddafi taking refuge near hometown Sirte?

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is taking shelter in the outskirts of his hometown Sirte, a leader of the rebel-led National Transitional Council has claimed.

"We have found out that Gaddafi is now sev

Libyan rebels confirm Gaddafi's son's death


Libya's rebel-led National Transitional Council (NTC) has confirmed the death of Muammar Gaddafi's younger son Khamis.

Rebel military spokesman Ahmed Bani said on Sunday that 28-year-old Khamis died

Russian court bans painting showing Mickey Mouse as Christ


A court in Russia has banned a painting that depicted Mickey Mouse as Jesus Christ, saying it was 'extremist'.

Alexander Savko's 'Sermon on the Mount' painting - part of a series titled "Mickey Mouse

Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India


Russia’s MiG aircraft maker will deliver a final batch of five MiG-29K/KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy under a 2004 contract by the end of this year, the company said.

Russia, US plan new military cooperation deals

Russia and the US plan to sign more military cooperation deals, an official said on Thursday. This May, the US signed a $367.5 million contract with Russia to buy 21 Mi-17V5 military transport helicopters for the Afghan Army, said the deputy chief of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation.

16 die in Ukraine mine blast

At least 16 miners were killed on Friday after an explosion ripped through a mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said.

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