Russia 'asked FBI to probe bomb suspect' in 2011

Russia asked the FBI to investigate the Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011, a US law enforcement official has told Reuters.

The FBI said yesterday that its interview of Tsarnaev, following a tip from a foreign government two years ago, and checks of travel records, Internet activity and personal associations, "did not find any terrorism activity" at that time.

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Uncle's 'pity' for bomb victims

The uncle of the brothers suspected of carrying out last week's Boston bombings has told ITV News he feels great sympathy and pity for the victims. Speaking from his home in Dagestan, he said he was struggling to believe his nephews were responsible.