Bout's lawyer says his client's case politicized

Albert Dayan, a lawyer for Russian alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout, sent an appeal to the New York Federal Court asking to close the case and calling it as 'politicized.'

// May. 28, 2011 - 13:29 GMT


Oil tanker derailment causes massive fuel oil spill in Siberia

Cargo train derailment in eastern Siberia has resulted in a major fuel oil spill from a tanker, Russian emergencies services said on Saturday.

// May. 28, 2011 - 14:59 GMT


39 people in hospital after Japan's railway accident

Thirty-nine people have been sent to hospital after one of six passenger carriages derailed in northern Japan on Friday night, the local Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper said on Saturday.

// May. 28, 2011 - 15:14 GMT


Penguin Beach in London

In May 2011, the London Zoo opened a new pool and a beach for its penguins. Founded in 1928, the London Zoo was created with the sole purpose of carrying out research work. It was opened to the public only in 1947.

// May. 28, 2011 - 16:41 GMT


50 people return home after ammunition depot fire in Urals

Fifty people have returned to their undamaged houses in a Urals village after fire brigades put out conflagration at a local ammunition depot, a spokesman for the emergencies services said on Saturday.

// May. 28, 2011 - 17:10 GMT


RUSSIA LIFTS GRAIN EXPORT BAN FROM JULY 1 - GOVT.

// May. 28, 2011 - 17:32 GMT


Latest:Russia to lift grain export ban from July 1 - PM

Russian authorities have decided to cancel a ban on grain exports, which was imposed last year in the wake of a severe drought, from July 1, the prime minister said on Saturday.

// May. 28, 2011 - 17:42 GMT


Russia to lift grain export ban from July 1 - PM

Russian authorities have decided to cancel an embargo on grain exports, which was imposed last year in the wake of a severe drought, from July 1, the prime minister said on Saturday.

// May. 28, 2011 - 17:55 GMT