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‘No country can legally invade another country without the UN approval’
The US can't lead a coalition against ISIS in Syria as attacking a sovereign state without the cooperation of its government and UN approval is a violation of international law, Professor Daoud Khairallah from Georgetown University told RT.

12.09.2014 03:35

Israel starts investigating alleged Gaza abuses by its own forces
The Israeli Defense Forces are launching criminal probes into five cases of alleged misconduct and breach of international law by their own soldiers in the summer operation in the Gaza Strip. This will be part of a series totaling 99 investigations.

11.09.2014 07:20

‘The US is arrogating to itself the right to bomb cities all over Syria and Iraq’
The world would not have been in this crisis if the US had not fractured Iraq and Libya, not fueled the civil war in Syria that gives rise to this type of jihadist extremism as exemplified by the Islamic State, anti-war activist Brian Becker told RT.

11.09.2014 01:45

Ebola threatens Liberia's existence - minister
The Ebola epidemic, which has killed at least 1,200 people in the war-torn African state of Liberia, is “spreading like wildfire and devouring everything in its path,” the country’s defense minister told the UN Security Council.

10.09.2014 08:57

Defeating ISIS requires genuinely collective effort and total commitment
The rise of the ISIS terrorist group in Syria and Iraq poses a threat not only to the Middle East, but to the rest of the world as well.

10.09.2014 11:42

Polio epidemic fears as Ukraine’s vaccine stockpiles dry up
Ukraine may face epidemics of preventable diseases like polio due to a government failure to stockpile vaccines and organize inoculation, the UN’s health body warned. The shortage is aggravated by devaluation and a planned ban on Russian drugs.

10.09.2014 06:11

Obama claims ‘enough authority’ to act against Islamic State
President Obama told Congressional leaders that he has enough authority and doesn’t need their authorization to take action against the Islamic State, ahead of a speech on 9/11 eve that may pave way for further US military action in Iraq and even Syria.

10.09.2014 03:11

Cuba calculates cost of 54yr US embargo at $1.1tn
Cuba says its economy is suffering a “systematic worsening” due to a US embargo, the consequences of which Havana places at $1.1 trillion since Washington imposed the sanctions in 1960, taking into account the depreciation of the dollar against gold.

10.09.2014 03:49

'Legalize heroin & cocaine': World leaders call for end to War on Drugs
A panel of top global narcotics experts fronted by prominent public figures including Kofi Annan, Richard Branson and eight ex-national presidents, is strongly urging that drugs be a matter for health professionals, not the police, in a new report.

09.09.2014 16:31

Obama: US military will aid fight against Ebola in Africa
US President Barack Obama says the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa “could be a serious danger to the United States.” He pledged the US military will get involved, helping to set up isolation units and provide security for health workers.

08.09.2014 10:21

Putin's plan: How to launch a political process in Ukraine
Diplomatic efforts to stop the bloodshed in Ukraine are gaining momentum. Regular dialogue has been established between the major interested parties, including Presidents Putin and Poroshenko.

08.09.2014 09:29

Every 40 seconds: Global suicide rates at 800,000 per year, WHO says
One person dies as a result of suicide every 40 seconds, according to a new World Health Organization report released on Thursday, citing economic factors and noting that three times as many men as women kill themselves.

04.09.2014 12:44

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