The finals of the Miss Russia-2014 beauty pageant took place at Barvikha Luxury Village concert hall on March 1.
Australian police detained 15 people Thursday as part of a counterterrorism operation, which was launched after a terror warning was raised in the country in response to the domestic threat posed by supporters of the Islamic State (IS) militant group, the Associated Press reported.
The United Nations will have to cut food supplies to Syria by 40 percent in October due to a funding shortage, Reuters reported.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has revised the Ukrainian economy growth forecast for 2014, expecting its GDP to fall by 9% instead of the earlier predicted 7% decline, the bank's press release states.
The US Department of Homeland Security is using all the resources at its disposal to prevent terrorist attacks given the Islamic State (IS) threat in the Middle East, but working in an environment where one miss can be catastrophic, Congresswoman Yvette Clark of New York said.