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rt.com. “I am sorry for the lives that I have taken"- Boston Marathon bomber" - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spoke in public for the first time since the April 2013 attack, just before the judge formally handed down the 21-year-old's death sentence. He apologized to the victims and their families.
inform.kz. “Diplomacy and journalism go hand in hand - Erlan Idrissov" - On the threshold of the Day of communication and information workers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov has received and congratulated heads, editors-in-chief and journalists of the leading mass media, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.
sputniknews.com. "Legendary Russian Opera Star Dmitri Hvorostovsky Diagnosed With Brain Tumor” - 52-year-old People's Artist of Russia Dmitri Hvorostovsky has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, forcing him to cancel all his summer shows. A post appearing on Hvorostovsky's Facebook page and on his official website stated that the operatic baritone "has recently been suffering from serious health issues, and a brain tumor has just been diagnosed." The message noted that as a result, "with deep regret, we must inform you that Dmitri was forced to cancel all performances from now until the end of August." The singer had been scheduled to appear in Vienna, Munich, Monte Carlo and California's Festival del Sole over the summer months.