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  • Russia wants 'Merchant of Death' Viktor Bout back

    MOSCOW -- Russia will work to bring convicted arms smuggler Viktor Bout back home, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday, strongly implying that his country disagrees with the verdict handed to Bout on Thursday by a U.S. federal court in New York. Lavrov
  • Convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout asks Moscow to intervene

    Arms merchant Viktor Bout, who was sentenced last week to 25 years in prison by a U.S. judge, appealed Thursday to the Russian government to take his case to the International Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg to help him get back to Russia.

    Convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout gets 25 years in prison

    REPORTING FROM NEW YORK -- A federal court judge sentenced convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison Thursday, but in a swipe at prosecutors said there was no convincing evidence that he would have committed the crimes alleged if he had...

    Brazil workers protest over manufacturing losses

    After a decade of speedy economic growth powered by selling basic commodities to Asia, Brazil has become an expensive country to live in, and the complex goods produced by well-paid workers cannot compete with cheap imports from China.

    In Hungary, it's time for the 'watering of the girls'

    In Hungary's "watering of the girls," men throw buckets of water at women in a fertility ritual that reportedly goes back to the nation's pre-Christianity tribal roots.