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​Blair whitewash? Ex-PM prepared to face CIA torture inquiry into UK complicity
Tony Blair will face an inquiry into British complicity in the CIA's torture of terror suspects. The former prime minister’s decision came to light following Home Secretary Theresa May’s announcement that the probe would not be judge-led.

16.12.2014 09:16

Nuclear ultimatum: Scottish National Party challenges Labour on Trident
The Scottish National Party (SNP) will only support a Labour government in a hung parliament after the May 2015 general election if they agree to scrap Britain’s nuclear weapons program, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.

16.12.2014 13:05

‘Taliban seeks media attention, keeping people in fear’
Fear of the Taliban pushes people either to join them or to side with the government and fight them, but civilians mainly tend to join radicals as it is easier to do so, Middle East expert Catherine Shakdam told RT.

16.12.2014 10:45

‘’Loon’ wolf terrorist attacks to become the norm’
Counterterrorism measures make it difficult to dispatch groups to attack the West, so terrorist organizations may stick to the strategy practiced by al-Qaeda, and call upon individual amateurs instead, Middle East expert Max Abrahms told RT.

16.12.2014 07:24

Arizona judge: Police don’t have to disclose public records on ‘StingRay’ spy tech
An Arizona judge ruled that Tucson police do not have to release records related to the use of 'StingRay' surveillance technology. Police argue it would give information to criminals – but civil rights groups say the device violates the US Constitution.

16.12.2014 03:33

Russian military completes rapid-deployment drills in Kaliningrad
The Russian military has concluded a massive surprise drill in the Kaliningrad region to test the combat readiness of some 9,000 troops and 642 vehicles, including tactical Iskander-M ballistic missile systems rapidly deployed from the mainland.

16.12.2014 04:02

UN rights watchdog accuses Kiev forces of torture, inhumane treatment of civilians
Kiev-controlled volunteer battalions and the Ukrainian Security Service are involved in an increasing number of human rights violations including torture and forced disappearances of those suspected of “separatism,” according to a UN OHCHR report.

16.12.2014 00:21

Vienna may shut down controversial Saudi school
Vienna's Board of Education has ordered for a school owned by the Saudi government to stop operating by the end of the year, after it failed to provide a full list of its staff to authorities. The institution previously came under fire for its curriculum.

15.12.2014 19:39

Petition demands Guantanamo prisoner Shaker Aamer’s release
British celebrities and MPs are petitioning for the release of the last British detainee in Guantanamo Bay, who has been held at the notorious prison for almost 13 years without charge.

15.12.2014 14:18

​The Prez, the FSA, and the Caliph: A Zero Problem Policy?
Prime Minister-turned-President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (aka the Prez) performed a remarkable U-turn some years ago - a U-turn that transformed Bashar Assad from a "brother" of his into a "bloody handed dictator.”

15.12.2014 12:35

Sony Pictures issues media warning after hacked email humiliation
Sony Pictures Entertainment, suffering a steady flow of embarrassment following the incremental release of private emails relating to top-shelf celebrities, has warned media outlets against releasing any more information.

15.12.2014 08:33

Nuclear threat to world peace
For more than a decade, Western nations and their powerful global media have been sounding loud alarms, warning that Iran is “building the bomb,” and they must be stopped immediately, otherwise world “peace” will be in danger.

08.12.2014 20:12