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April 21, 2015 11:11
Mikhail Korniyenko (L) and Scott Kelly (RIA Novosti)
​No beer in space: ISS crew opens up to RT about life in orbit (VIDEO)
In a rare video call to the International Space Station on Tuesday, RT asked Roscosmos cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly questions from the channel's viewers. The crew opened up about the pros and cons of space life.
A man walks into a strong wind which stripped Sydney's Bondi Beach of tons of sand as heavy winds blow it inland, April 21, 2015. (Reuters / Jason Reed) 3 killed, 200,000 homes without power as ‘worst in decade’ storm rages in Australia
A powerful storm hitting Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) coast has killed at least three people so far and left thousands without power.
Syrian President Bashar Assad answering questions from France 2 journalist David Pujadas during an interview in Damascus. (AFP Photo / HO / SANA) Assad: France supporting ‘terrorists’ in Syria, acts as Washington’s satellite
Syrian President Bashar Assad has slammed France for alleged “terrorist” support in his country, saying Paris is not independent and has “no weight and no credibility” in the face of Washington.
Reuters/Andrew RC Marshall US to give Ukraine $17.7mn extra in humanitarian aid – White House
The US government has agreed to give Ukraine millions of dollars in aid, including food, shelter and water, the White House confirmed. This follows a discussion between US Vice-President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
ARCHIVE PHOTO: Maglev (magnetic levitation) train on the experimental track in Tsuru, 100km west of Tokyo. (AFP Photo / Files / Toru Yamanaka)
Japan's maglev train sets new world record with 603kph test run (VIDEO)
When it comes to fast trains, Japan takes top honors. A trailblazing maglev - short for ‘magnetic levitation’ - train has set a world speed record during a test run near Mount Fuji, clocking over 600kph (373mph).
The remains of the Donetsk airport. (RIA Novosti / Mikhail Voskresenskiy)
Most Europeans 'totally distrust' mainstream media coverage of Ukraine crisis - poll
The majority of Europeans - UK, French, German and Greek residents among them - distrust mainstream media coverage of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a recent poll targeting over 4,000 people, reveals.
Defendant Oskar Groening arrives for his trial in a courtroom in Lueneburg April 21, 2015. (Reuters / Ronny Hartmann / Pool) ​'I seek forgiveness': 93yo former Auschwitz ‘accountant’ stands trial in Germany
Seventy years after the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by the Soviet army, an SS guard known as the 'accountant of Auschwitz' is standing trial on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder. Oskar Groening, 93, says he expects an acquittal.
Screenshot from youtube video by Russia's Ministry of Defense Military robots to shine at 2015 Russian army high-tech expo
Russia's Ministry of Defense is preparing to roll out cutting-edge robots and drones for both military and civilian use during an upcoming exhibition in the Moscow Region.
Reuters / Gleb Garanich Kiev says ‘no extreme right organizations in Ukraine’
There are no officially registered far-right organizations in Ukraine, the security service head said. Foreign observers have repeatedly pointed out that ultra-right extremists are actively participating in Kiev’s military operation in the east.
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Big ham: Not the mini-pig owners expected, 300kg Esther wins Facebook hearts
She is a web celebrity, with many of her admirers becoming vegetarians – meet Esther, the 300kg pig who will win your heart. Her owners once thought she was a mini-pig, but finally they got it that there is hardly anything mini about her.
A member of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces guards a security point on Bashiqa mountain, overlooking Islamic State held territories of Mosul, 12 km northeast of Mosul City (Reuters / Asmaa Waguih) Undercover guerilla cell in Mosul hits back at ISIS - report
Small groups of guerilla fighters have allegedly begun to rise up against Islamic State militants in Mosul, which was captured by the militant group last summer, according to images from several exclusive videos cited by Sky News.
A man dressed as Japanese imperial army soldier (R) stands next to Japan's rising sun flag as they visit the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo (Reuters / Yuya Shino) Enough with WWII apologies: Japan PM sees no need to reinforce remorse
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has implied Tokyo is not going to reiterate an apology for WWII aggression and war crimes in a special statement marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the war in the Pacific to be issued later this year.
Italian coastguard personnel in protective clothing carry the body of a dead immigrant off their ship Bruno Gregoretti in Senglea, in Valletta's Grand Harbour April 20, 2015. (Reuters/Darrin Zammit Lupi) Over 800 migrants dead in Libya shipwreck disaster – UN
More than 800 people have been confirmed missing or dead by the UN refugee agency in the latest Mediterranean Sea disaster involving migrants fleeing Africa through Libya. Critics say European countries must face responsibility for the crisis.
RIA Novosti/Ramil Sitdikov Freak April blizzard takes Moscow by surprise (PHOTOS)
Polar bears at the Moscow Zoo were in heaven, but millions of residents in the Russian capital certainly were not as a snowstorm – yes a snowstorm in the middle of April - brought gasps and groans from city dwellers.


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