Edition:
United States
Pictures | Thu Feb 14, 2013 | 12:40pm EST

Putin orders Russian security on high alert before Olympics

A police car is seen damaged by an explosion near a security checkpoint in the city of Khasavyurt, in the province of Dagestan, February 14, 2013. A suicide bomber killed three policemen and injured another six at a police security checkpoint early on Thursday, Russian investigators said, in the volatile North Caucasus region, where the Kremlin is fighting to staunch an Islamist insurgency. REUTERS/Abdula Magomedov/NewsTeam/Handout

A police car is seen damaged by an explosion near a security checkpoint in the city of Khasavyurt, in the province of Dagestan, February 14, 2013. A suicide bomber killed three policemen and injured another six at a police security checkpoint early...more

A police car is seen damaged by an explosion near a security checkpoint in the city of Khasavyurt, in the province of Dagestan, February 14, 2013. A suicide bomber killed three policemen and injured another six at a police security checkpoint early on Thursday, Russian investigators said, in the volatile North Caucasus region, where the Kremlin is fighting to staunch an Islamist insurgency. REUTERS/Abdula Magomedov/NewsTeam/Handout
Close
1 / 2
Investigators work near a security checkpoint damaged by an explosion in the city of Khasavyurt in the province of Dagestan, February 14, 2013. A suicide bomber killed three policemen and injured another six at a police security checkpoint early on Thursday, Russian investigators said, in the volatile North Caucasus region, where the Kremlin is fighting to staunch an Islamist insurgency. REUTERS/Abdula Magomedov/NewsTeam/Handout

Investigators work near a security checkpoint damaged by an explosion in the city of Khasavyurt in the province of Dagestan, February 14, 2013. A suicide bomber killed three policemen and injured another six at a police security checkpoint early on...more

Investigators work near a security checkpoint damaged by an explosion in the city of Khasavyurt in the province of Dagestan, February 14, 2013. A suicide bomber killed three policemen and injured another six at a police security checkpoint early on Thursday, Russian investigators said, in the volatile North Caucasus region, where the Kremlin is fighting to staunch an Islamist insurgency. REUTERS/Abdula Magomedov/NewsTeam/Handout
Close
2 / 2

Next Slideshows

Egypt's ruling party aims for outright majority in new parliament

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Muslim Brotherhood's political party aims to win an outright majority in Egypt's forthcoming parliamentary elections without making...

Feb 14 2013

Analysis: Mexico consumer spending boost seen on new president's reforms

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's ambitious agenda of economic reforms could unleash pent-up spending by low and middle-income earners if the economy gathers...

Feb 14 2013

Kenya presidential contender wants Hague trial postponed

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta has asked for his trial on crimes against humanity charges to be delayed to allow time to...

Feb 14 2013

In violent South Africa, Pistorius put faith in guns

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When armed robbers burst into John Kullman's Johannesburg home last year, putting a pistol in his face and telling him to get on the...

Feb 14 2013

MORE IN PICTURES

Oscar nominees

Oscar nominees

The nominees for the 2018 Academy Awards.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Tokyo digs out from snowstorm

Tokyo digs out from snowstorm

The Japanese capital dug out from heavy snow that had snarled traffic, trapping cars on bridges and in tunnels, although transport delays remained around the metropolis.

Minnie Mouse gets a star

Minnie Mouse gets a star

Disney character Minnie Mouse is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dakar Rally 2018

Dakar Rally 2018

Stunning images as vehicles race from Peru to Argentina.

Larry Nassar's victims speak out

Larry Nassar's victims speak out

Nearly 100 women deliver victim impact statements during sentencing for former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty in November to multiple counts of sexual assault.

Best of SAG Awards

Best of SAG Awards

Highlights from the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Turkish forces push into Syria

Turkish forces push into Syria

Turkey says it will swiftly crush U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG fighters in an air and ground offensive in the Afrin region beyond its border.

Haute Couture week in Paris

Haute Couture week in Paris

Collection highlights from Paris Haute Couture week.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast