Mar 13, 2013 12:33 EDT
Vladimir Putin is following the probe into the acid attack on the Bolshoi ballet's chief, his spokesman said Wednesday, after theatre staff signed a letter to the Russian president defending the dancer charged with masterminding the crime.
Mar 11, 2013 08:53 EDT
The Bolshoi ballet dancer charged with ordering the acid attack on the troupe's artistic director was not the ultimate mastermind, the theatre claimed Monday after police said they had wrapped up their investigation.
Mar 08, 2013 16:53 EST
A worker sacked for performing the dance craze "Harlem Shake" in an Australian gold mine had considered safety and only did it on a break, his lawyer said, adding that the prank was harmless.
Mar 07, 2013 04:46 EST
A leading Bolshoi Theatre dancer admitted in court Thursday that he ordered an assault on the famed Russian ballet troupe?s artistic director but denied ever planning the use of acid to ruin his sight.
Mar 07, 2013 04:09 EST
A Moscow district court remanded leading Bolshoi Theatre dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko in custody until April 18 over the acid attack on the ballet troupe's artistic director Sergei Filin.
Mar 07, 2013 03:12 EST
A leading dancer at Russia?s Bolshoi Theatre appeared in court Thursday after confessing to planning the acid attack on the ballet troupe?s artistic director Sergei Filin, reportedly in revenge for Filin's treatment of his dancer girlfriend.
Mar 06, 2013 15:52 EST
A leading Bolshoi Ballet soloist has confessed to ordering an acid attack on the artistic director of the world famous dance company in a hate crime that risks seeing him jailed for up to 12 years, Moscow police said Wednesday.
Mar 06, 2013 08:49 EST
A leading Bolshoi Ballet soloist has confessed to ordering the acid attack on the artistic director of the world famous dance company and risks up to 12 years in jail, Moscow police said Wednesday.
Mar 06, 2013 02:56 EST
A leading Bolshoi Ballet soloist has confessed to his involvement in the acid attack on the artistic director of the world famous dance company Sergei Filin, Moscow police said Wednesday.
Mar 05, 2013 14:34 EST
Russian police detained Tuesday three suspects including a star dancer over January's acid attack on the Bolshoi ballet artistic director, the interior ministry announced.
Mar 05, 2013 11:54 EST
Russia's interior ministry said Tuesday that police had detained the suspected perpetrator of an acid attack on the Bolshoi ballet's artistic director along with a top dancer at the legendary theatre.
Mar 05, 2013 04:28 EST
Moscow police on Tuesday detained a suspect who allegedly splashed acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet in an attack that shocked the world artistic community and left the troupe in crisis.
Mar 03, 2013 16:52 EST
Russian migration officials disrupted a Moscow play by a Swiss director about the trial against punk band Pussy Riot on Sunday, while religious activists caused a commotion outside.
Mar 01, 2013 15:51 EST
Ten thousand people promised to show up in front of Tunisia's education ministry on Friday to perform a protest version of the "Harlem Shake" dance craze, but only a few dozen braved the rain to do so.
Feb 28, 2013 19:29 EST
A dance craze that began in an Australian teenager's bedroom landed on the doorstep of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Thursday, with dozens of protesters doing the "Harlem Shake" outside the ruling Islamists' Cairo headquarters.
Feb 28, 2013 12:32 EST
Tunisian students and radical Muslim Salafists have faced off in renewed scuffles over the "Harlem Shake" dance craze in the cities of Sidi Bouzid and Tunis, witnesses said on Thursday.
Feb 27, 2013 16:47 EST
Britain's Prince Harry attended a fundraising gala dinner organised in neighbouring South Africa for his Lesotho charity projects as he wrapped up his three-day visit to southern Africa.
Feb 25, 2013 17:14 EST
Quvenzhane Wallis, fresh from the Oscars spotlight as the youngest ever best actress nominee, is to play "Annie" in a Tinseltown remake of the hit Broadway musical, filmmakers said.
Feb 25, 2013 03:13 EST
Daniel Day-Lewis won a record third best actor Oscar late on Sunday, confirming his status as one of the finest actors of his generation, with an incredible range and astonishing attention to detail.
Feb 23, 2013 22:51 EST
A video clip of First Lady Michelle Obama grooving with a dressed-in-drag Jimmy Fallon on his late-night comedy talk show has gone viral on YouTube.