Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A farmer in south Russia allegedly chained up an employee and scalded him with boiling water, police said. The alleged victim in Krasnodar territory told investigators that he had worked for the farmer for a certain period of time, but when he decided to leave, unsatisfied with his working conditions, his former employer caught him
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) Security forces killed a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant in a gunfight in the heart of Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar Thursday morning, police said.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart was reportedly nursing her broken heart by spending an entire day at singer Taylor Swift's house here. Stewart, 22, is once again going through a rough patch in her relationship with Robert Pattinson after he moved out of their love nest.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Singer Kanye West wants actor Will Smith to start making music again, but Smith says he needs to be "truly inspired".
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A workman who disappeared from St.
New York, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has been asked to increase the level of staff it commits to UN peacekeeping missions around the world, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said. "Our peacekeepers are in great demand. We have been asked to increase the number of peacekeepers involved in UN peacekeeping operations," Kolokoltsev said after meeting UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman.
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunk driver who crashed into a bus stop in Moscow, killing two adults and five teenagers, has been sentenced to eight and a half years in prison. The car, driven by 29-year-old Alexander Maximov, crashed into the bus stop in September 2012 after Maximov exceeded the speed limit and lost control. Five teenagers aged between 15 and 17 from an orphanage for disabled children, their teacher and her husband were killed in the crash.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actress Heather Graham says she is in no hurry to walk the aisle because she wants to take her time to make the right choice about her life partner. The 43-year-old has dated celebrities like Adam Ant, James Wood and Stephen Hopkins in the past, and she does not wish to get married in haste, reports thesun.co.uk. "I want to make the right choice.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt says he wasted a lot of time using drugs in the past. He admits he damaged his health with it just in the quest of exploring new things. The 49-year-old, who is engaged to actress Angelina Jolie and has six children, says he realised his mistake and took control of his drug intake.
Minsk, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian foreign ministry has dismissed part of the Religious Freedom Report published by the US State Department about the country as "outdated" and failing to take into account the current situation in the country. "As for the State Department's report, it is permeated with trite phrases and usual abstract rubber stamps which the authors of the report rewrite every year, without even taking the trouble of doing reality checks," Maria Vanshina, deputy head of the ministry's information department, said in a statement. "For the Belarusian side, the report is of little interest, being an internal State Department document submitted to Congress," she said.