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  • AP Exclusive: Report warns of Iran nuke disaster

    The control systems of Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant have been penetrated by a computer worm unleashed last year, according to a foreign intelligence report that warns of a possible Chernobyl-like disaster once the site becomes fully operational.


  • Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attends a religious service in a church in Moscow on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, for the Domodedovo airport blast victims. A suicide bomber set off an explosion that ripped through Moscow's busiest airport on Monday coating its international arrivals terminal in blood. The attack killed dozens of people and wounded more than a hundred. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Pool)

    Russia identifies airport bomber as Caucasus man

    The suicide bomber who killed 35 people and wounded 180 at Moscow's largest airport was a 20-year-old man from the volatile southern Caucasus region, Russian investigators said Saturday.


  • Russian President Dmitry Medvedev gestures as he heads a meeting on economic issues at the Gorki presidential residence outside Moscow on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Dmitry Astakhov, Presidential Press Service)

    Medvedev signs ratification of nuke pact with U.S.

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday signed the ratification of a nuclear arms cut pact with the United States, the centerpiece of President Obama's efforts to reset ties with Moscow.


  • People light candles and place flowers, mourning victims of the deadly bombing at a Moscow airport during a commemoration rally in downtown Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. A suicide bomber set off an explosion that ripped through Moscow's busiest airport on Monday, killing dozens of people and wounding more than a hundred. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

    Russia considers color-coded terror threat alerts

    Russia's parliament on Friday gave preliminary approval to a law creating color-coded terrorist threat alerts, a measure rushed forward in the wake of the Moscow airport bombing that left 35 dead and raised questions about the country's ability to handle attacks.


  • Russian President Dmitry Medvedev heads a meeting on transport security in the Gorki presidential residence outside Moscow on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. Russian news agencies say Medvedev has fired a top official of the country's transport police in the wake of the bombing at Russia's busiest airport that killed 35 people. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Vladimir Rodionov, Presidential Press Service)

    Russian president fires police chief after bombing

    In the wake of the deadly bombing of Russia's busiest airport, President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday fired a top official of the country's transport police and lashed out at "passive" officers who guard the country's transport centers.


  • Russia: Cyber attack on Iran could be risky

    Russia says a recent cyber attack on Iran's nuclear program could have triggered a "new Chernobyl."


  • Obama's overspending hurts security

    Our national debt has been increased by $3.4 trillion under President Obama during two years in office. The new, $14.1 trillion debt is the greatest threat to America's security, according to our military leaders.


  • Police officers patrol a subway station in Moscow on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, as security was tightened in the capital after a suicide bomber set off an explosion that ripped through the city's busiest airport on Monday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

    Putin: Retribution 'inevitable' for airport bomb

    Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed "retribution is inevitable" for the suicide bombing that killed 35 people at Russia's busiest airport, while President Dmitry Medvedev demanded robust checks at all transport hubs and lashed out at the airport for lax security.


  • Flowers mark the site Tuesday of carnage from a blast at Domodedovo Airport near Moscow as passengers wait be checked in. Security was tightened after a suicide bomber detonated explosives that ripped through Moscow's busiest airport Monday, killing at least 35 people. (Associated Press)

    Blast brings calls for retribution, security

    Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed "retribution is inevitable" for the suicide bombing that killed 35 people at Russia's busiest airport, while President Dmitry Medvedev demanded robust checks at all transport hubs and lashed out at the airport for lax security.


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