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Biden caps off gaffe-filled week with homage to alleged sex-offender senator at women's conference
​After inserting his foot in his mouth several times this week, US Vice President Joe Biden praised at a women’s conference former US senator Bob Packwood for his bipartisanship. Yet Packwood resigned in 1995 after several allegations of sexual offenses.

19.09.2014 17:53

France launches first strike against ISIS in Iraq
France has conducted its first airstrike against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants in Iraq and destroyed their logistics depot, said authorities. The country became the first nation to join the US in military strikes against IS extremists.

19.09.2014 09:57

Throats slit: Ebola health team, journalists brutally killed in Guinea
The bodies of eight people – including three journalists – were found in Guinea after an Ebola health team came under attack two days ago, officials said. Meanwhile, the UN plans to deploy a special mission to fight the virus in the worst-hit countries.

19.09.2014 03:12

US accuses Syria of chlorine gas attacks
The US claims Syrian President Bashar Assad has broken the chemical weapons treaty he agreed to earlier this year, by launching chlorine gas attacks in Syrian villages. It comes as the Senate officially approved a plan to arm and train Syrian rebels.

18.09.2014 21:16

Buried Nazi gas chambers discovered by archaeologists in Poland
Archeologists have unearthed hidden Nazi gas chambers at the site of the Sobibor Nazi concentration camp in eastern Poland. An estimated 250,000 people were killed at the camp.

18.09.2014 17:09

GTA-ISIS: Militants hooking youngsters with ‘Jihad video game’ trailer
Islamic State (IS) militants have released a jihadist video game trailer in which the aim is to destroy Iraqi and US forces, Arabic media report. The game, styling itself as a Grand Theft Auto adaptation, appears specifically aimed at young people.

18.09.2014 13:43

​'Autonomy of E. Ukraine - anathema for Right Sector radicals’
The political crisis in Ukraine is escalating, as for many political fractions autonomy for the eastern regions is anathema since it cuts against their ideology of the centralized country speaking Ukrainian, Alexander Mercouris, legal expert, told RT.

18.09.2014 13:33

Reading, Writing and…M16s: US education getting schooled over militarization
Although many Americans are aware that their local police forces are steadily acquiring military-grade weapons from the Pentagon, news that local school districts are also the beneficiary of the firepower is eliciting an outcry from citizen groups.

18.09.2014 08:05

‘Britons to join ISIS for psychological, not economic reasons’
There isn't a single type of jihadist - there are people from both poor and rich backgrounds – so it is an issue to do with the individual’s mindset, not personal circumstances, Deputy Director of RUSI Qatar Michael Stephens told RT’s show In the Now.

18.09.2014 10:27

US’s 'Coalition of the Guilty' part of Iraq, Syria problem
The US is creating an alliance to end the pandemonium in Iraq and Syria. What America has assembled is a “coalition of the guilty”, the same players that created the forces menacing Iraq and Syria, and hides America’s role creating the disorder.

18.09.2014 10:21

Baltimore cop sued for millions after police brutality video surfaces
A Baltimore Police officer is facing $5 million dollar brutality lawsuit after a video surfaced showing him repeatedly punching a man.

18.09.2014 03:44

Ukraine Right Sector threatens Poroshenko with Yanukovich’s fate
Dozens of radicals threw sound and smoke grenades as they surrounded Kiev’s presidential building. The radical Right Sector leader threatened Ukraine’s president with same fate as Yanukovich, criticizing the law giving special status to eastern regions.

17.09.2014 23:50

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