Sirens wailed in two Polish cities as the country commemorated the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.3
Pro-Moscow Chechen Leader Blames U.S. For Boston Bombing
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev posted links to Islamic websites and others calling for Chechen independence on what appears to be his page on a Russian language social networking site.
The suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings are ethnic Chechen brothers who spent much of their lives away from the breakaway Russian republic and showed few outward signs of radicalism in the United States.
During the lifetime of the two Boston bombing suspects, their homeland Chechnya has seen two Russian invasions unleash some of Europe’s worst bloodshed in generations, and produced fighters who have carried out horrific attacks on civilians.
Palestinian activists tried to derail an ambitious European documentary shot in Jerusalem this week, complaining that the film would reinforce an image of Israeli sovereignty over the deeply divided city.
Pink Floyd guitarist Roger Waters said he was still considering whether to call on musicians to boycott Israel.14
Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip struck inside Israel after nightfall on Thursday, causing no damage or injury, Israeli media reports said.
Police killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing and are engaged in a house-to-house search for a second man on Friday. Much of the city is in lockdown.
The Reuters news agency accidentally published an obituary of Jewish billionaire and prominent liberal political donor George Soros.
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