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Trident nuclear deterrent would be scrapped by an independent Scotland
Scottish voters face the choice between a multibillion-pound tax bill to fund a new generation of nuclear weapons, or the chance to completely disarm in an independent Scotland.

07.08.2014 11:05

‘Gaza is on the edge’: Emergency aid appeal launched
British aid agencies have launched an emergency appeal to help the thousands of Palestinians caught up in “a humanitarian emergency affecting virtually every man, woman and child in Gaza.”

07.08.2014 08:34

​‘Afghan armed forces have serious problem with discipline’
The Afghan armed forces are not cohesive and there are problems with checking and investigating recruits, making sure that the army is properly recruited and trained, Middle East expert Deepack Tripathi told RT.

06.08.2014 12:23

'Disturbing' rise in armed police across Scotland
Police on routine patrol throughout Scotland are being given firearms for the first time following the merger of the old eight forces. The move has angered politicians, who felt there should have been a proper debate beforehand.

06.08.2014 11:58

UN: Scared of the way military operations conducted in E. Ukraine
The UN has expressed its major concern over the plight of the eastern Ukrainian territories and their soaring numbers of refugees. There are 118,000 internally displaced people, and 740,000 have fled to Russia during the crisis.

06.08.2014 11:51

All-out war in E. Ukraine, intl humanitarian mission needed – Russia’s UN envoy
The situation in eastern Ukraine was described as a catastrophic, full-blown war by Russia's UN envoy, Vitaly Churkin, during the latest UN Security Council meeting. Russia has also called for an international humanitarian mission to be launched.

05.08.2014 22:22

NYPD releases footage of rapper getting shot in Bronx store (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
New York City police have released security footage allegedly showing a man shooting his “best friend” in a Bronx bodega after the pair argued over the filming of a hip-hop music video.

05.08.2014 16:31

Arrested Arizonian claims bringing AR-15 into Phoenix airport was a political statement
An Arizona neuroscientist arrested on July 25 for bringing a loaded assault rifle into the Phoenix airport said he only carried the firearm to make a political statement, not to harm anyone.

05.08.2014 14:39

​UK protest group ‘shuts down’ factory for supplying Israel arms
A group of pro-Palestine activists have allegedly shut down operations in a Staffordshire factory that they say supplies arms to Israel.

05.08.2014 12:03

‘Indifference, blindness and no moral doubts in Israel about the operation in Gaza’
The suffering of Palestinians and the inhabitants of Gaza, and the Palestinian sacrifices are hardly covered in Israeli media; it is concentrated only on its own sacrifice, Israeli price, Israeli journalist Gideon Levy from the Haaretz newspaper told RT.

05.08.2014 12:44

​‘Weapons free space’: Russia champions internationally regulated space security
The current international space regulations do not guarantee secure space, creating the potential for a possible arms race. Preventing the deployment of weapons in outer space remains one of Russian diplomacy’s the key objectives.

05.08.2014 10:21

Kiev ‘gave up on us’: Ukrainian commander tells why 400 troops escaped into Russia
The command in Kiev has blatantly abandoned a group of more than 400 soldiers encircled by the self-defense forces, the senior Ukrainian officer who requested sanctuary in Russia with his men has revealed.

05.08.2014 01:19

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