Boston suspect's friend 'unarmed' when shot

2013-05-30 10:00

A Chechen man shot dead by the FBI during questioning on his links to the Boston Marathon bombers was unarmed, says a report.

'US agent' in Russia sought Boston info

2013-05-15 11:00

An alleged American CIA agent caught by Russia was likely interested in obtaining information about the Boston bombing suspects whose origins are in the Russian Caucasus, says a report.

FBI visits wife of bombing suspect's home

2013-04-30 11:04

FBI agents investigating the Boston Marathon bombings have visited the home of dead suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's in-laws and carried away several bags.

Boston suspects' NY plan 'spontaneous'

2013-04-26 09:04

Police say the two Boson bombing suspects made a "spontaneous" decision to go to New York as they raced around the Boston suburbs in a car with at least six bombs.

Boston suspects planned to 'party' in NY

2013-04-25 08:48

The brothers suspected of carrying out the deadly attacks on the Boston Marathon planned to head to Manhattan to party after the explosions, New York City's police chief has said.

US to interview Boston suspects' parents

2013-04-24 11:01

A delegation from the US embassy in Moscow has travelled to the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan to interview the parents of the Boston marathon bombing suspects, say an official.

Boston Muslims disavow Tsarnaev brothers

2013-04-24 10:13

Muslims at the Boston mosque attended by the marathon bombing suspects have distanced themselves from the Tsarnaev brothers, saying the attack has nothing to do with the Islam preached there.

Boston bomb suspect was on classified list

2013-04-24 09:00

The name of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was listed on the US government's highly classified central database of people it views as potential terrorists, say sources.

Boston blast injury toll up to 264

2013-04-23 20:20

A total of 264 people have been treated in Boston area hospitals for injuries suffered in the marathon bomb attacks, the city's public health commission says.


The surviving Boston bomber is facing a charge that carries the death penalty. Federal prosecutors have charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with using a weapon of mass destruction. Watch.

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FBI faces grilling over Boston bomber

2013-04-23 10:05

Top security officials face a grilling from US lawmakers over whether authorities may have overlooked warning signs two years ago flagging one suspect in the Boston bombings.

Boston bombing suspect blames brother

2013-04-23 07:56

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators his brother was the leader in last week's attacks, and that no international terrorist groups were behind them, say reports.

Boston marks week from bombs with silence

2013-04-22 12:02

Seven days after the Boston Marathon bombings, the city plans to mark the traumatic week with mournful silence and a return to its bustling commute.

Tsarnaevs describe son's Russia trip

2013-04-22 10:01

The parents of Tamerlan Tsarnaev have insisted that he went to Dagestan and Chechnya in 2012 to visit relatives and had nothing to do with the militants operating in that volatile part of Russia.

Boston bombing suspect 'awake, responding'

2013-04-22 07:56

The surviving Boston bombing suspect is awake and responding to investigators' questions in writing, say reports.


FBI kills Boston blast suspect's gym buddy

2013-05-22 15:40

An FBI agent has shot and killed a Florida man with suspected links to the Boston Marathon bombings, says a report.

Boston bomb suspect just a teen

2013-05-05 12:17

Three weeks after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, questions linger about 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a seemingly normal teenager.

Boston bombing suspect moved to prison

2013-04-26 13:02

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison from the hospital where he had been held since his arrest by police, says the US Marshals Service.


The mother of the Boston bombing suspects says she doesn't believe her sons carried out the marathon attacks. Watch.

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CIA, FBI flagged Boston suspect

2013-04-25 08:16

Both the CIA and the FBI flagged the deceased Boston bombing suspect over possible terror ties, but he slipped through the fingers of investigators, officials say.

Locals reclaim Boston blast zone

2013-04-24 11:01

Boston merchants and residents forced to evacuate after last week's marathon bombings have started reclaiming their neighbourhood from investigators probing the attack.

'Iraq, Afghanistan war inspired bombers'

2013-04-24 10:13

The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing were motivated by the role of the United States in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and a desire to defend Islam, say reports.

Boston bomb probe: Suspect's wife helping

2013-04-24 08:11

The wife of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston bombing suspect gunned down in a police shootout, is co-operating with authorities probing the attack, her lawyers say.

FBI asked about bombing suspect: Mother

2013-04-23 14:56

The mother of the Boston bombing suspects was called by the FBI years ago to ask if her eldest son had been radicalised, she has said.

Motive sought in Boston bombings

2013-04-23 12:05

Investigators sought a motive for the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday after the surviving suspect was charged for his alleged role in the worst attacks in the United States since September 11, 2001.

Mosque: Boston bomb suspect had outbursts

2013-04-23 09:00

When preachers at a mosque in November said it is appropriate for Muslims to celebrate US holidays, a man now suspected in the Boston Marathon bombing argued, says the mosque.

Bombings suspect struggled with Islam

2013-04-22 16:26

An aunt of the elder Boston bombing suspect says he struggled to find himself while trying to reconnect with his Chechen identity on a trip to Russia last year.

Boston bomb suspects 'framed': Father

2013-04-22 11:07

The father of the suspected Boston bombers has insisted in an interview published that his sons Tamerlan and Dzhokhar are innocent and could not have carried out the bombings.

Handling of Boston suspect under scrutiny

2013-04-22 09:01

US lawmakers have asked why the FBI had failed to spot the danger from one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects after Russia asked the bureau to investigate him two years ago.

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