Gulf Times - North-Caucasus
Russia upholds torture convictions against senior officers

Russia upholds torture convictions against senior officers

A military court has upheld murder and torture convictions against senior security and police officers from Russia's North Caucasus, a rights activist said Friday, in what he described as rare ruling.

Bollywood turns spotlight on real-life mafia dons

Bollywood turns spotlight on real-life mafia dons

A movie about the life of a notorious Mumbai mafia don comes out in cinemas this week as Bollywood steps up its long-held fascination with the financial capital’s criminal underworld.