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Opinion: Terrorism in Sochi

Opinion: Terrorism in Sochi

The world has been clutching its heart since a Dagestan-based terrorist group declared its intention to target the athletes competing in the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. The irony here is that one of the reasons the Olympic Games were introduced was to avert...
Sochi faces issue of empty seats

Sochi faces issue of empty seats

Sochi, AP—It’s an issue that comes up in the early days of almost every Olympics: What to do about those empty seats and lack of buzz? It’s the case again in Sochi, with some senior Olympic officials voicing concern about less-than-capacity crowds and a...
Official: Passenger tried to hijack plane to Sochi

Official: Passenger tried to hijack plane to Sochi

Ankara, AP—A passenger on board an Istanbul-bound flight Friday claimed there was a bomb on board and tried to hijack the plane to Sochi, Russia, where the Olympics are kicking off, an official said. The plane from Kharkov, Ukraine, landed safely at Istanbul’s...