Chechnya’s Parliament Attacked
GROZNY, RUSSIA ( The parliament in the trouble-torn Russian republic of Chechnya was witness to a bloody battle today when it was stormed by around four militants on early Monday morning.

BANGKOK - Accused Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout filed a last-ditch appeal Friday to try to stall his extradition to the United States, where he faces terrorism charges.

BANGKOK - Thailand's government will hold a special meeting to discuss the pros and cons of extraditing Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout to the U.S., weighing concerns about relations with Moscow and Washington, the prime minister said.

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's national security adviser said Tuesday that nations need to work together better to combat money laundering and other crimes that send arms, drugs and other deadly weapons across international borders.

BANGKOK - An alleged Russian arms smuggler dubbed "The Merchant of Death" was led off by masked commandos after a Thai court Tuesday removed a key legal obstacle to his U.S.
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