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Putin says Nemtsov assassination a 'disgrace'

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov as a tragedy that had brought disgrace on Russia, and warned against a rise in "extremist crime".

Thousands pay last respects to slain Putin critic

Moscow - Thousands of mourners turned out Tuesday to pay a last homage to slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, gunned down near the Kremlin in the most stunning assassination of Vladimir Putin's rule.

Latvian MEP says barred from entering Russia for Nemtsov funeral

Riga - Latvian MEP Sandra Kalniete who planned to attend the funeral of slain Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov said Monday she had been refused entry into Russia at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.

Polish, Latvian officials barred from entering Russia for Nemtsov funeral

Warsaw - Senior Polish and Latvian officials who sought to attend the Moscow funeral of slain Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov said Monday they had been denied entry into Russia on the eve of the ceremony.

Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Moscow

Moscow - The Ukrainian model girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov complained Monday she was being blocked from leaving Moscow, as authorities vowed to solve the most shocking political assassination of Vladimir Putin's rule.

Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Russia

Moscow - The chief witness to the murder of Russian protest leader Boris Nemtsov, a Ukrainian model by his side when he was shot dead, complained Monday of being kept under guard in Moscow.

Detained Ukrainian lawmaker released from custody in Moscow

Moscow - A Ukrainian lawmaker said Sunday he was detained by Russian police ahead of a Moscow march to honour opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the Kremlin.

Tens of thousands march for slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov

Moscow - Tens of thousands of people marched in central Moscow to honour the memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the Kremlin in the highest-profile assassination during Vladimir Putin's rule.

Memorial rally in Moscow for slain Russian opposition leader

Moscow - Supporters of Boris Nemtsov were preparing to march through Moscow Sunday afternoon in an outpouring of anger and grief at the brutal murder of the opposition leader and fervent critic of Vladimir Putin, who has vowed to bring the killers to justice.

Nemtsov admitted fears for life weeks before murder

Moscow - Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, gunned down on Friday in a contract-style killing, gave an interview this month admitting he had feared for his life over his opposition to President Vladimir Putin.

List of dead Kremlin critics grows with Nemtsov murder

Moscow - Boris Nemtsov's name was added to the list of Kremlin opponents who have been killed or died in suspicious circumstances in recent years after the slaying of the prominent opposition leader in central Moscow Friday.

West condemns Nemtsov murder as Putin vows to punish killers

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin vowed to punish the killers of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov as Russian opposition figures denounced what they called a "political murder" and Western leaders called for a full probe.

Moscow permits march in memory of slain opposition leader

Moscow - Moscow city authorities on Saturday gave permission for opposition leaders to hold a march in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, after they cancelled a planned protest rally.

Nemtsov urged end to Ukraine conflict hours before killing

Moscow - Three hours before his death, Boris Nemtsov gave an interview to a Moscow radio station, condemning President Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine and calling for an end to the conflict.

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov's murder 'meticulously planned'

Moscow - The murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was carefully planned, investigators said Saturday, pointing to details of the weapon used and the killers' knowledge of his movements.

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin

Moscow - Western leaders on Saturday condemned the drive-by shooting of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, as he was walking across a bridge near the Kremlin.

Japan police arrest teens for 'IS-inspired' killing

Toukyo - Japanese police on Friday arrested three teenagers on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old schoolboy, in a chilling murder some local media suggested was inspired by Islamist extremist executions.

Turkish men in miniskirts take to streets for women's rights

Turkish men are protesting against a recent attempted rape and murder of a young women by donning miniskirts and taking to the Web and marching through the streets.

U.S. mass murderer Manson, 80, not marrying after all

Los Angeles - U.S. mass murderer Charles Manson is not getting married after all -- at least not with the wedding license he secured late last year, a prisons official said.

Power Ranger actor arrested for murdering roommate

Los Angeles - Ricardo Medina, Jr., 37, has been arrested for the murder of his roommate Joshua Sutter. Medina was an actor on the TV series Power Rangers.

U.S. spies link Litvinenko killing to Kremlin

London - U.S. spies intercepted communications between the chief suspects in the murder case of Russian former spy Alexander Litvinenko, linking his poisoning to the Russian state, Britain's Daily Telegraph reported Saturday.

Murders linked to organized crime fall: Mexico presidency

- Murders linked to organized crime dropped 33 percent in Mexico last year, official figures showed Friday, as the country struggles with a bloody drug war.

Moroccan man murdered in 'Islamophobic' attack in France

Avignon - A Moroccan man was stabbed to death in his own home in southern France in what a Muslim group called a "horrible Islamophobic" attack the week after France was rocked by the Charlie Hebdo killings.

Canadian who killed eight spared two infants

Montreal - A Canadian who murdered eight people including his wife spared two infants during his deadly rampage, police said, while reports emerged that he had previously threatened his family.

Journalist Robert Chamwami Shalubuto killed in DR Congo

Goma - The United Nations released a statement deploring the murder of Robert Chamwami Shalubuto from DR Congo. Shalubuto was a broadcaster with Congolese National Radio and Television (RTNC). He was gunned down by two men in Goma on December 26.

Man decapitates mother because she 'nagged' him

Oldsmar - Christian Jose Gomez, a 23-year-old man from Florida, suffering from schizophrenia, decapitated his mother on New Year's Eve because he got annoyed with her for nagging him.

Eight killed in 'senseless mass murder' in Canada

Edmonton - Police investigated the "senseless mass murder" of six adults and two children in western Canada who were apparently slain by a depressed man who then killed himself.

NY cop gunman told bystanders to watch

New York - New York reeled after the murder of two uniformed cops by a man whom investigators say told bystanders to "watch what I'm going to do" just before the killings.

Two New York policemen 'assassinated'

New York - A gunman shot dead two uniformed New York police officers in a cold-blooded attack that followed weeks of outrage over police killings of unarmed black men.

US war vet kills himself, murders family: officials

New York - A former US Marine and Iraq war veteran wanted for murdering his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead from self-inflicted stab wounds in woods near his home on Tuesday, prosecutors said.
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