After the Boston bombings, Russian President Putin and US President Obama announced closer cooperation on counter-terrorism. But Americans should have their eyes wide open about any counter-terrorism agreements with Russia.
The US Senate this week called on Russia to stop its 'occupation' of two breakaway enclaves that were once part of Georgia. But both sides appear to be hardening their positions.
Russia eliminated a number of top militant leaders. Russian experts warn that eliminating Osama bin Laden does not remove the threat of Al Qaeda attacks.
Russians are asking whether the repeated ability of jihadists from the turbulent northern Caucasus to strike at will in Moscow means that the country is losing its own war on terror.
Islamist militants reportedly yelled 'Allah Akbar' ('God is Greatest') as they attacked the Chechen parliament today, killing at least four people before they themselves were killed.
A woman plays with an alpaca in a meadow at the Alpaca Land farm in Goeming, near Salzburg, Austria, on Friday. Eighty-seven alpacas live on the Austrian farm, forming the biggest flock in the nation.
A suicide bomber killed 17 people at a market in Russia's North Ossetia on Thursday, the latest evidence of a resurgent Islamist insurgency in the area.
Chechen warlord Doku Umarov claimed responsibility for the Moscow metro bombings that killed 39 people earlier this week and threatened more attacks. Is Umarov leading a Chechen version of Hamas?
Russia alleges two Chechen women carried out Moscow subway bombing that killed at least 38 people. If that allegation proves true, it will mark the return of the black widow suicide bombers.