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Dinosaurs' colossal bad luck: How they died and we survived
If the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs had hit a couple of million years earlier or later, they might have survived and humans might never have existed, a new study says, suggesting dinosaurs were particularly vulnerable at the time of the impact.

28.07.2014 11:31

Israel confirms mortar strike on UN school in Gaza, denies casualties
Israel has confirmed that it unintentionally hit a UN school in Gaza last week, but denies reports that anyone was killed in the incident, claiming the courtyard area was empty when the strike took place. Palestinian officials say 16 people were killed.

28.07.2014 03:04

ISIS militants blow up Prophet Jonas’ tomb in Iraq – video
The shrine of Jonas – revered by Christians and Muslims alike – has been turned “to dust” near Iraq’s Mosul. Footage of the event was posted online, and witnesses said it took ISIS militants just an hour to stuff the mosque with explosives.

25.07.2014 15:39

Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber faces 25 years in prison
Azamat Tazhayakov, a friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was found guilty of one count of obstruction of justice and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice in the first trial related to the April 2013 bombing.

21.07.2014 17:21

Ukrainian militia hand over MH17 flight recorders to Malaysia
The Ukrainian militia have handed over to Malaysian experts the black boxes from the Malaysian Boeing-777 airliner that crashed in east Ukraine on July 17.

21.07.2014 15:56

Israel to 'intensify, expand' op in Gaza after Hamas rejects ceasefire
Israeli PM vowed to intensify the military operation in the Gaza Strip, as IDF resumed airstrikes on Tuesday. This comes in retaliation to rocket fire from the Palestinian side as Hamas' armed wing rejected the peace plan proposed by Egypt.

15.07.2014 12:15

At least 89 dead in E. Afghanistan suicide car bombing
A suicide car bomber has exploded his vehicle in a busy market in the eastern Afghan province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people. Officials warn the death toll may rise as soldiers continue searching the wreckage for possible survivors and injured.

15.07.2014 11:08

‘Father was lying on the porch with his arm blown off’ – eyewitness to Ukraine’s shelling
The daughter of a man killed by an artillery shell fired by Kiev’s forces in a quiet Russian town just across the border from Ukraine is still in shock. In a night of horror, she also had to save her 11-year-old brother from the bombing.

14.07.2014 07:04

1 killed, 2 injured: Russia vows response to Ukraine shelling Russian city
An artillery shell from Ukraine has hit a private house in the Rostov region of Russia, killing a citizen and leaving two more injured. The Russian Foreign Ministry promises heavy consequences.

13.07.2014 06:36

#IsraelDefending or #GazaUnderAttack? 'Protective Edge' from both sides of conflict
Amid the continuing escalation of violence between Israel and Gaza, RT spoke to representatives from both the Israel Defense Forces and Hamas to gain a better understanding of how each side views the conflict.

08.07.2014 23:47

Israel readies 'ground assault' on Gaza, calls up 40,000 reservists
Israel’s army is formulating options to eradicate rocket fire coming from Gaza, “including ground assault,” an anonymous Israeli official stated on Tuesday. An unspecified number of troops are being called up after preliminary approval for 40,000.

08.07.2014 11:43

ISIS jihadists demolish mosques, shrines in northern Iraq (PHOTOS)
Islamic militant sect, ISIS, which has been rampaging across the north and west of Iraq since last month, has been demolishing sacred sites such as shrines and mosques around the historic northern city of Mosul in Nineveh province.

05.07.2014 12:27

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