Radical Chechen rebel leader Shamil Basayev purportedly took responsibility today for a recent series of deadly terrorist attacks in Russia, but put the ultimate blame for the massacre of more than 330 people held hostage in a school on Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Fri, 17 Sep, 2004
Funeral processions snaked through Beslan today as relatives buried the first victims of the Russian school siege, while frantic parents still searched for missing children two days after the crisis erupted into violence that left more than 350 people dead.
Sun, 05 Sep, 2004
Muslims worldwide are the main perpetrators of terrorism, a humiliating and painful truth that must be acknowledged, a prominent Arab writer said today, as Middle East media and officials registered their horror at the bloody rebel siege of a Russian school.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2004