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The unit No.1 (L) and No. 2 reactor building of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (Reuters / Itsuo Inouye) ‘Fukushima lessons: Any notion that nuclear power is clean is obsolete’
The world must phase out nuclear power because it is absolutely not clean from the mining processing of uranium to the generation of high-level radioactive waste, Kevin Kamps for the radioactive waste watchdog Beyond Nuclear, told RT.
S-300.(RIA Novosti / Ramil Sitdikov) Russia’s bilateral ties with Iran: S-300 issue
Russia’s decision to lift restrictions on delivery of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran is legal, reasonable and will contribute to regional and global stability. by Alexander Yakovenko
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) and Head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi talk while other members of their delegation listen after a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne (Reuters / Brendan Smialowski) Nuclear deal or no nuclear deal? That is the question
As neocons are working to destroy Iran's tentative nuclear deal, US President Obama will have to either reinvent America's policy or give in to Israel's lobby and Saudi Arabia's paranoiac fear of Shia Islam.
April 16, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin answers questions from the public during the annual Direct Line with Vladimir Putin special broadcast live on Russian television and radio. (RIA Novosti/Michael Klimentyev) ​Putin makes it clear that Moscow will continue to stand up to America
Much commentary about Russia is hyperbolic and infused with emotive exaggeration. By contrast, Vladimir Putin’s 13th annual Q&A was an extremely calm and assured affair. by Bryan MacDonald
Crime experts and police officers work on the site of the opposition journalist Oles Buzina murder in Kiev (RIA Novosti / Alexey Vovk) ​ Journalists’ killings: Western media blind spot on what’s happening in Kiev
The recent killings in Ukraine are reported in Western media in a completely distorted way says investigative journalist Tony Gosling. It’s a dangerous situation that may provoke further killings and less reporting of certain points of view, he told RT. by Tony Gosling
The World Bank Group headquarters bldg. in Washington, D.C. (Image from wikipedia.org) ​‘World Bank projects serve for industrial ambitions, not alleviate poverty’
World Bank projects in developing countries have had a dramatic impact, forced displacement and the impoverishment of local communities and indigenous people, political analyst Josh Klemm from International Rivers told RT.
South African women protest as rioting and looting is quelled during anti-foreigner violence in Durban, April 14, 2015 (Reuters / Rogan Ward) South African authorities’ xenophobic remarks 'contributed to outbreak of violence'
Violent attacks against foreigners erupted in South Africa because politicians don’t want to take the situation seriously and only worsen it by their statements, says Abdirizak Ali Osman, Secretary General of the Somali Community Board of South Africa.
April 16, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin answers questions from the public during the annual Direct Line with Vladimir Putin special broadcast live on Russian television and radio (RIA Novosti / Michael Klimentyev) ‘Ulterior motives behind sanctions, Ukraine crisis’
President Putin’s statement that sanctions won’t be lifted soon is justified as they are just a manifestation of a Western desire to have a geopolitical conflict with Russia, said John Laughland from the Institute of Democracy and Cooperation.
Reuters/Lucas Jackson Sitting on the wrong side of history, Liberty's flame burns east
No longer a beacon of freedom and democracy, the United States has fallen from its pedestal. As America has devolved into a violent and oppressive police state, new powers are rising to challenge this toxic world order: Iran and Russia.
Lord Greville Janner (Reuters) UK child abuse: It’s not the evidence, but who you are that matters
The decision by the Crown Prosecution Service not to bring charges against the wealthy peer and establishment insider Lord Greville Janner in connection with allegations of child abuse has been met with outrage among the general public and police. by Neil Clark

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