Russia Today - Tsarnaev's widow under new scrutiny as investigators find radical Islamist material on her computer - Investigators are ramping up their focus on Katherine Russell, the widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect and alleged planner Tamerlan Tsarnaev after an inspection of her computer turned up radical Islamist material, law enforcement sources said.
Counter Punch - Palast on the Steppes of a Dictatorship - Regardless, Palast should be asked if he would have gone to apartheid South Africa as a guest of the white-rule regime. Or if he would today accept invitations from the Israeli government to speak in Jerusalem despite Palestinian calls for a boycott through the BDS campaign? If he was to answer “no,” then he must be asked, “Then why go to Kazakhstan?”
Xinhuanet - Europe marks 68th anniversary of WWII victory - Today marks the 68th anniversary of the victory of World War II. Activities will be held in European countries including the UK and France.
The Diplomat - Pentagon Report Reveals Chinese Military Developments - Last year's annual report on Chinese military developments was widely criticized. What does the 2013 version offer?
BBC - Kurdish PKK rebels 'begin leaving Turkey' after truce - Kurdish rebel fighters have begun leaving south-eastern Turkey for their safe havens in Iraq under a ceasefire, Kurdish sources say.