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Andrew Farmer

War-weary Afghanistan chooses new president as uncertainty looms
Afghans head to the polls on Saturday to replace outgoing President Hamid Karzai. Looming over the vote, though, are threats of Taliban violence, a poor economy dependent on outside aid, and the impending exit of many foreign security forces.

05.04.2014 03:08

Obama says 'bigger nations cannot simply bully smaller ones'. Wait... what?
President Obama's key speech in Brussels on Ukraine and attempts to isolate Russia appears to be an exercise of omission, mutually-exclusive statements and unveiled double standards.

27.03.2014 06:18

Egypt court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death
The Upper Egypt court has issued a death penalty to 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood on charges of murder and inciting violence. Only 153 of those sentenced are currently in custody, the rest were tried in absentia.

24.03.2014 08:04

Crimea? No, Venice! Independence referendum in EU goes almost unnoticed
While the Crimean referendum tops world media headlines, an attempt at secession is going on in Veneto, Italy, with its major city Venice. But as it is being virtually ignored by media, people in Europe are hardly aware of what’s happening next door.

17.03.2014 10:12

‘Drones are counterproductive, make US more hated’
The four anti-drone activists standing trial in California this week for attempting to deliver a letter to an Air Force commander are heroes and should be recognized as such, author and anti-war activist David Swanson told RT.

04.02.2014 03:44

Hackers sue Merkel & entire German govt over NSA spying
Europe’s largest association of hackers has filed a criminal complaint against the German government for aiding foreign spying by NSA and GCHQ, and violating the right to citizens’ privacy, basing their case on leaks by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

03.02.2014 14:16

Lavrov: No need for European missile defense shield if Iran deal a success
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the US will no longer have a reason to build the long-touted missile defense shield in Europe, if Iran fulfills its obligations in the recently-signed nuclear program deal.

25.11.2013 12:30

Scuffles with police as thousands of Ukrainians protest shelving of EU trade deal
Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of several Ukrainian cities in protest at Kiev’s decision to suspend the EU trade agreement. A major rally for Euro integration with sporadic clashes is taking place in Kiev.

24.11.2013 14:58

Lavrov: Win-win Iran deal only became possible after Rouhani came to power
The nuclear deal agreed between Iran and the P5+1 group is a win-win situation for everyone, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, adding that it only became possible after Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, came to power.

24.11.2013 09:12

‘Historic mistake’: Netanyahu says world is 'more dangerous place' after Iran deal
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed the international deal over Iran's nuclear program, branding it a “historic mistake.” He accused the P5+1 of allowing Tehran a step further “towards obtaining the world's most dangerous weapon.”

24.11.2013 05:01

Kazan plane crash: LIVE UPDATES
Fifty people died as a Boeing 737 passenger plane crashed-landed in the city of Kazan in central Russia on Sunday. Authorities are investigating the causes of the tragedy.

17.11.2013 22:06

Iraq 2013: Deadliest year since 2008 with 7,000+ killed
With over 7,000 civilian casualties so far, 2013 has already become the deadliest year in Iraq since 2008. In its new project, a timeline of the violence, RT brings the sad record into the spotlight.

08.11.2013 03:34

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