Diplomats at the United Nations and abroad continued to debate the merits of a second U.S. and British-backed resolution.
President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to intensify their efforts to work with the United Nations Security Council toward a solution to the Iraq crisis.
The upper house of Russia's parliament on Wednesday passed new media restrictions allowing authorities to exert more control over the reporting of terrorist attacks and major crises like last month's Moscow theater hostage standoff.
Russian health officials said the gas used to end last week's hostage standoff at a Moscow theater was a substance derived from Fentanyl, a powerful opium-based narcotic used as a painkiller.
Using gas and backed by armored personnel carriers, Russian forces stormed a Moscow theater early Saturday morning, killing most of the Chechen guerrillas who had taken some 800 people hostage Wednesday.
President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a landmark arms agreement Friday, which reduces the number of deployed nuclear warheads to at most 2,200 for each country.
Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization took a historic step Tuesday, forming an alliance against terrorism with Russia, the nation NATO was formed half a century ago to oppose.
President Bush announced Monday that the United States and Russia have reached a landmark agreement to reduce their nuclear arsenals to less than 2,200 warheads each.
An explosion during a Victory Day military parade in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan killed at least 35 people, including 12 children.
A Russian aircraft with up to 78 passengers aboard crashed today into the Black Sea in what Russian President Vladimir Putin says may have been a terrorist act.
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