Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

2014-08-28 12:47

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.

Boston bomber's friend suspected

2014-05-16 13:02

A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took a backpack and laptop from the suspect's dorm room, then threw them away after he suspected Tsarnaev carried out the attack.

Russia withheld intel on Boston bombing suspect

2014-04-10 12:56

Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reports

US to seek death penalty for Boston bomber

2014-01-31 08:14

The United States is to seek a rare federal death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving young student accused of the Boston marathon bombings, Attorney General Eric Holder says.

Accused Boston bomber pleads not guilty

2013-07-10 21:57

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to setting off a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs along with his brother at the Boston Marathon's crowded finish on 15 April.

Boston bombing suspect expected in court

2013-07-09 08:47

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is to appear in court for the first time following his arrest for the April attacks which left three people dead.

Dad of slain Chechen man wants justice

2013-05-30 19:13

The father of a Chechen immigrant shot dead during FBI questioning over his links with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, says the US agents responsible were "bandits".

Chechen killed by FBI 'not violent'

2013-05-23 16:01

A Chechen man shot dead by the FBI during questioning on his links to the Boston bombers was not violent, his father has said, speaking from his home town of Grozny in Chechnya.

Boston bomber penned message in boat

2013-05-16 18:02

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was found hiding in a boat, has reportedly left a handwritten message describing the attack as retribution.

Russia withheld info on Boston suspect

2013-05-11 09:38

Russia withheld "crucial" information from the United States on one of the suspects of last month's deadly Boston Marathon bombings, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Boston chief wants improved surveillance

2013-05-09 20:18

Boston's police commissioner has called for heightened security at public events to help thwart terror attacks, but cautioned against "police-state" tactics.

US teen held in bomb case may be freed

2013-05-06 21:47

US prosecutors have agreed that a teenager suspected of lying to FBI agents in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation, can be released while awaiting trial.

US tightens border checks on students

2013-05-04 13:00

The department of homeland security, criticised for failing to check the status of a Kazakh man charged in the aftermath of the Boston bombing, has tightened procedures for student visas.

Obama has a plan of action for Syria

2013-04-30 19:03

US President Barack Obama has strongly suggested he would consider military action against Syria, if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government had used chemical weapons.

Boston suspect linked to slain Islamists

2013-04-29 22:26

One of the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston bombings had links with two figures in the Islamist anti-Kremlin insurgency in the Northern Caucasus, a security source says.

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 bombers planned Times Square hit

2013-04-25 19:23

The brothers accused of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings also planned to carry out an attack in Times Square, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg says.


It's likely Tamerlan Tsarnaev was influenced by Jihadist websites without being linked to any physical terror organisation. 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.

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.

US knew of bomber's Russia trip

2013-04-23 22:21

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says that her agency knew of alleged Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev's trip to Russia last year even though his name was misspelled.

Dead Boston suspect disrupted sermons

2013-04-23 19:20

The brothers accused of carrying out the Boston bomb attacks, only occasionally went to a local mosque, and the elder brother was known for interrupting sermons, the mosque says.

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.


Boston bombs made with Christmas-light fuses

2014-05-23 09:02

The twin bombs that went off at the Boston Marathon last year were made using improvised fuses from Christmas lights and detonators constructed from model car parts, US prosecutors say.

Boston bombing victims remembered, one year on

2014-04-15 11:25

One year after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, the north-eastern US city will pay solemn tribute to the victims of the attack.

Policing 'fault lines' exposed after Boston bomb

2014-04-03 12:05

A study has revealed that the manhunt for the perpetrators of last year's Boston Marathon bomb attack exposed some "fault lines" in co-ordinating law enforcement at various levels.

Boston bomber had right-wing literature

2013-08-05 14:04

It has emerged that one of the Boston bombers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was in possession of right-wing extremist literature in the run-up to the terror attack, say reports.


The man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon will make his first court appearance on Wednesday. Watch.

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Boston bomb conman held

2013-07-02 22:42

Police have arrested a man over allegations he used the name of an aunt who'd been dead for more than a decade to try and claim about $2.2m from the Boston Marathon bomb victims fund.

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.

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.

'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.

Boston bomb suspect buried in Virginia

2013-05-10 20:06

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a Muslim cemetery in Virginia, the head of an Islamic centre says.

Body of Boston bomber entombed

2013-05-09 18:34

The body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been entombed and is no longer in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts.

Boston bomber denied final resting place

2013-05-06 14:02

The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, wants to make one thing clear: They do not want the late Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev buried in their town.

Bomber died of gunshots, blunt trauma

2013-05-04 11:28

A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso, a funeral director says.

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 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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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.

Accused bomber may face 'rare' execution

2013-04-24 12:11

The US federal government has indicated Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case could be one of the rare ones where it seeks the death penalty.

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.

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.

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.


The family of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who is suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings with his brother, Dzhokhar, says he was "more American than Chechen". Watch.

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