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German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Britian's Prime Minister David Cameron after a joint news conference following a meeting at the Chancllery in Berlin, Germany May 29, 2015. (Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke) Cameron ‘playing poker with his hands of cards facing upwards’
David Cameron has said he doesn’t want to leave the EU, so if he wants changes to the UK’s membership he needs to sort himself out from a negotiating skill perspective, British politician and former MEP Godfrey Bloom, told RT’s In the Now.
A Hatf-VI (Shaheen-II) missile (background) is displayed during the Pakistan Day parade in Islamabad March 23, 2015. (Reuters) Nuclear Saudi Arabia: Rising ambitions of the House of Saud
Saudi Arabia's seemingly ever-expanding ambitions threaten now to draw the region and the world closer to the edge of a dangerous precipice as it seeks to buy out Pakistan's nuclear power. by Catherine Shakdam
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (Reuters/Ints Kalnins) ‘Poroshenko comments are Cold war-style thinking about Russia’
There will be no long-term peace established in Ukraine until there is a change of political leadership in Kiev, which it’s not going to happen in the nearest future, Halyna Mokrushina, independent journalist and researcher, told RT’s In the Now.
Barcelona team group
(Reuters / Paul Hanna) Forget FIFA scandal, FC Barcelona steals the show
While the FIFA scandal may cast a shadow over this year’s European Champions League Final in Berlin, the history of one of the sport’s most famous teams, FC Barcelona, will forever represent all that’s beautiful about the beautiful game. by John Wight
Rows of closed Palestinian shops (Photo by Nadezhda Kevorkova) Jerusalem: Witnessing the death of Palestinian trade
To have a shop in the Old City of Jerusalem is kind of a mission aimed at promoting Palestinian presence. No trade – no Palestinians. It’s another aspect of the slow but incessant de-Palestinization which affects every Arab living here. by Nadezhda Kevorkova
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (C) walks with others during a break in a meeting with world representatives seeking to pin down a nuclear deal with Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne March 31, 2015. (Reuters/Brendan Smialowski) ‘Iran nuclear deal game: ‘France-good cop & US-bad cop’
Powerful forces in France along with the US administration don’t want a nuclear deal with Iran; they have an interest in tension with it, says Seyed Mohammad Marandi of the University of Tehran. They are supported by Saudis and Israel as well, he added.
Reuters / Andrew Winning ​Ireland can’t declare ‘neutrality’ as US military aircraft land at Shannon
Ireland declares itself a neutral state. At least that’s how it presents itself to the world. So why then have over 2 million US soldiers since 2001 passed through the country, potentially carrying weapons and munitions?
Alexei Sorokin, general director of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee (RIA Novosti / Alexander Vilf)
'FIFA scandal will not affect 2018 World Cup'- organizing committee head
Russia intends to stage a spectacular and very hospitable World Cup in 2018 and preparation for it is already in full swing, says CEO of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Local Organizing Committee, Alexey Sorokin.
Reuters/Jacob Langston Small arms & light weapons: Russian position
On May 22, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2220 on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) control. Six out of 15 Security Council members – Russia, China, Angola, Chad, Nigeria and Venezuela, abstained from voting on this document. by Alexander Yakovenko
Photo from facebook.com/liberland ​‘Less government, no taxes’ – Liberland president
Vít Jedlička claims to be president of Liberland, a tiny patch of land nestled between Croatia and Serbia. He told RT’s In the Now that his would-be country doesn’t need the huge bureaucracy of the EU.

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