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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

News in Brief

Russian Killed in Dubai



A Russian businessman has been killed in the United Arab Emirates, Gulfnews.com reported Tuesday.

Yevgeny Khaprov, 51, the owner of an air cargo company. was found dead in his car Friday in Sharjah, near Dubai, police said. His head had been bashed in and his mouth had been taped. (MT)




For the Record



The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday voiced regret over North Korea's decision to boycott international talks on its nuclear disarmament and urged Pyongyang to return to negotiations. (AP)

At least three police and three suspected militants have been killed in shootings in Chechnya and Dagestan, authorities said Tuesday. (AP)

A Hungarian court on Tuesday delayed until Wednesday a decision on whether to send Irina Belenkaya, accused of kidnapping her 3-year-old daughter in a custody dispute with her ex-French husband, to France. (MT)