Interfax http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28382/all en Passenger plane crashes in Kazakhstan, agency says 21 on board http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/blank-headline-received-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ALMATY, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A passenger plane crashed near Kazakhstan's commercial capital of Almaty on Tuesday, the local news agency Tengri News said.</p> <p>Russia's Interfax news agency quoted a local emergency services official as saying there were 21 people on board. (Reporting by Dmitry Solovyov, Editing by Timothy Heritage)</p> Asia Earth Interfax Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 09:31:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740915 at http://www.globalpost.com Plane crash in Kazakhstan kills 20 people - agency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/blank-headline-received-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Twenty people were killed in a passenger plane crash near Kazakhstan's commercial capital of Almaty on Tuesday, Russia's Interfax news agency quoted SCAT airline as saying.</p> <p>Interfax had earlier quoted an unnamed source as saying there were 21 people on board the plane. (Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska, Editing by Timothy Heritage)</p> Asia Earth Interfax Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 09:31:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740917 at http://www.globalpost.com Russian coal mine blast kills 18 - Interfax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/blank-headline-received-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Feb 11 (Reuters) - An underground explosion killed 18 people in a Russian coal mine on Monday, Interfax news agency quoted an Interior Ministry official as saying.</p> <p>"According to preliminary information ... 18 people died, 10 of whom have been brought to the surface," Interfax quoted an official at the ministry's press department as saying.</p> <p>The mine belongs to a division of Severstal, one of Russia's largest steel producers.</p> Interfax Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 11:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5752492 at http://www.globalpost.com Airplane makes crash landing in Ukraine - report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/blank-headline-received-9 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Feb 13 (Reuters) - A plane flying from Odessa made a crash landing in Donetsk, Ukraine, Interfax news agency said on Wednesday.</p> <p>RIA news agency said people aboard the plane had managed to escape before it caught on fire. (Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska; Editing by Michael Roddy)</p> Interfax Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:00:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754829 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Airplane crash landing in Ukraine kills two -Interfax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/update-1-airplane-crash-landing-ukraine-kills-two-interfax <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds background, changes dateline from Moscow)</p> <p>KIEV, Feb 13 (Reuters) - At least two people were killed when an airplane carrying 45 passengers and crew crash-landed in thick fog in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday night, Interfax news agency said.</p> <p>The emergencies ministry, quoted by the agency, said the plane overshot the runway at Donetsk airport as it attempted to execute an emergency landing and broke up.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/update-1-airplane-crash-landing-ukraine-kills-two-interfax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antonov An-24 Donetsk Interfax Ukrainian Cup Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:45:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754877 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/blank-headline-received-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NO CLEAR SIGNS OF PROGRESS IN NUCLEAR TALKS WITH IRAN, ATMOSPHERE NOT VERY GOOD - RUSSIA'S INTERFAX NEWS AGENCY</p> Interfax Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 06:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5768099 at http://www.globalpost.com No signs of progress in world powers' talks with Iran - agency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/no-signs-progress-world-powers-talks-iran-agency <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Six world powers have failed so far to make any clear progress at talks with Iran on its nuclear programme, Russian news agency Interfax quoted a source close to the talks as saying on Wednesday.</p> <p>"So far there is no particular rapprochement. There is an impression that the atmosphere (at talks) is not very good," Interfax quoted the source as saying in the Kazakh city of Almaty where a second day of talks was under way. (Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska, Editing by Timothy Heritage)</p> Interfax Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:00:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5768110 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia says horse-tainted hot dogs shipped from EU - Interfax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/russia-says-horse-tainted-hot-dogs-shipped-eu-interfax <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Hot dogs tainted with horse meat have been imported to Russia from the European Union, Russia's agricultural oversight agency was quoted as saying on Wednesday.</p> <p>Horse DNA was found in a shipment delivered to the Moscow region and believed to have come from Austria, the Interfax news agency said, quoting Rosselkhoznadzor spokesman Sergei Dankvert.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/russia-says-horse-tainted-hot-dogs-shipped-eu-interfax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food and drink Interfax Meat Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:45:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5768521 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Russia says horse-tainted hot dogs shipped from EU http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/update-1-russia-says-horse-tainted-hot-dogs-shipped-eu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* First sign of horse meat scandal reaching Moscow</p> <p>* Russia considering "protective measures"</p> <p>* Has clashed with EU over food imports before (Adds official saying hot dogs came from Austria, protective measures planned)</p> <p>MOSCOW, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Hot dogs tainted with horse meat have been imported to Russia from the European Union, the country's agricultural oversight agency said on Wednesday, in the first concrete sign of the food mislabelling scandal reaching Moscow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/update-1-russia-says-horse-tainted-hot-dogs-shipped-eu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European Union Food and drink Interfax Meat Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 18:45:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5768781 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolshoi Ballet dancer confesses to acid attack-Interfax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/bolshoi-ballet-dancer-confesses-acid-attack-interfax <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, March 6 (Reuters) - One of the top dancers at Russia's famed Bolshoi Theatre has confessed to plotting an acid attack that nearly blinded his artistic director Sergei Filin earlier this year, police were quoted as saying on Wednesday.</p> <p>Bolshoi soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko, who has played the evil villain in Swan Lake and the lead in Sergei Prokofiev's Ivan The Terrible, was detained on Tuesday, along with two other men, the RIA news agency quoted police as saying.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/bolshoi-ballet-dancer-confesses-acid-attack-interfax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Classical music Interfax Soviet people Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Mar 2013 05:45:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5774650 at http://www.globalpost.com Boston bombings suspects innocent http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/boston-bombings-suspects-innocent <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two brothers of Chechen origin suspected of staging the Boston Marathon bombings, one of whom was shot dead by police on Friday, are innocent of any crime, the Interfax news agency quoted a man identified as their father as saying.</p> <p>"In my opinion, my children were set up by the secret services because they are practising Muslims," Anzor Tsarnaev told the Interfax news agency from the North Caucasus Russian city of Makhachkala.</p> <p>zak/am/lc</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Interfax War AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:31:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5820276 at http://www.globalpost.com Boston bombings suspects innocent http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/boston-bombings-suspects-innocent-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two brothers of Chechen origin suspected of staging the Boston Marathon bombings, one of whom was shot dead by police on Friday, are innocent of any crime, the Interfax news agency quoted a man identified as their father as saying.</p> <p>"In my opinion, my children were set up by the secret services because they are practising Muslims," Anzor Tsarnaev told the Interfax news agency from the North Caucasus Russian city of Makhachkala.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/boston-bombings-suspects-innocent-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Interfax Technology War AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:47:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5820302 at http://www.globalpost.com Fire at Russia psychiatric hospital kills 38 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/fire-at-russia-psychiatric-hospital-kills-38-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thirty-eight people, mostly psychiatric patients, were killed Friday in a fire that ravaged a hospital in the Moscow region, suffocating the victims as they slept behind barred windows.</p> <p>The deadly blaze raised new questions about security standards at Russia's medical institutions, in particular psychiatric hospitals, after a string of fires in the last years.</p> <p>The fire broke out on the roof and spread rapidly throughout the hospital wing in the small town of Ramensky around 40 kilometres (25 miles) outside Moscow, the health ministry said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/fire-at-russia-psychiatric-hospital-kills-38-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Firefighter Interfax Media of Russia AFP Fri, 26 Apr 2013 07:01:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5825717 at http://www.globalpost.com Moscow slaps new ban on gay rights rally http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130515/moscow-slaps-new-ban-gay-rights-rally <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Moscow city authorities on Wednesday again turned down demands for a gay rights rally in the Russian capital later this month, warning organisers that police would clamp down on any unauthorised demonstration.</p> <p>One of the organisers, Nikolai Alexeyev, said early Wednesday that he would fight a ban in court.</p> <p>"We have prepared answers to all requests submitted by organisers and we will not accept them," Interfax news agency quoted city hall official Alexei Mayorov as saying.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130515/moscow-slaps-new-ban-gay-rights-rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alexeyev Interfax LGBT social movements Social Issues AFP Wed, 15 May 2013 18:24:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5838468 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia probes Moscow terror attack 'plot' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130521/russia-probes-moscow-terror-attack-plot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russia was Tuesday set to question the sole survivor of a deadly police raid outside Moscow that authorities said had prevented a major attack in the capital.</p> <p>The operation in the Moscow region town of Orekhovo-Zuyevo took place shortly after twin car bombs killed four and injured more than 40 in the restive Dagestan region.</p> <p>"The decisive actions of the law enforcement authorities foiled an attempt to carry out a terrorist attack in the capital," the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said in a statement on its website on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130521/russia-probes-moscow-terror-attack-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Interfax Orekhovo Technology Terrorism in Russia War AFP Tue, 21 May 2013 08:45:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5842637 at http://www.globalpost.com