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Chicken or Egg? Brexit & the End of the EU
Britain is demanding reform and the EU risks its own demise if it doesn’t listen.

26.05.2015 14:43

‘Greek government’s responsibility for debt crisis approximately zero’
After inheriting years of poor economic performance, Greece’s new Syriza government can’t be blamed for being unable to pay June installments to the IMF, James Galbraith, economist and professor from the University of Texas, told RT’s In the Now show.

26.05.2015 09:57

‘Breaking point’: Greek hospitals out of painkillers, scissors and sheets due to austerity
Hospitals across Greece are lacking the most essential supplies, including painkillers, scissors and sheets, as years of economic meltdown have left the country’s healthcare system in a desperate state.

25.05.2015 20:39

‘All in this together’: Cameron to impose 5-yr salary freeze for govt ministers
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his plan to freeze the salaries for government ministers for the next five years. The move will save about £800,000 ($1.2 million) a year, or £4 million ($6.1 million) by 2020.

24.05.2015 10:26

'Can't Pay, Won't Pay': Greece has no money to make IMF payment, interior minister says
Greece will not be able to make next tranche of debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as the country has no money to pay, the Interior Minister said.

24.05.2015 09:49

BRICS trample US in South America
It started in April with a rash of deals between Argentina and Russia during President Cristina Kirchner’s visit to Moscow.

22.05.2015 13:36

‘Kiev blames Russia as Ukraine approaches default’
As Kiev passes legislation allowing it to halt debt repayments, Russia is getting the blame, Jacques Sapir, from the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences told RT.

20.05.2015 14:12

Russia unimpressed with NATO’s ‘We are the War’ performance
Let’s consider for a moment what the response would be from Washington if Russia announced the start of international war games near American borders. Impossible you say? Yet that is almost exactly what the Pentagon has announced near Russia.

20.05.2015 13:43

Greece needs deal with Troika by end of May to avoid bankruptcy – govt spokesman
Greece will pay public sector wages and pensions in May but urgently needs a deal with its creditors by the end of the month to avoid defaulting on its debt, according to Greek government spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis

18.05.2015 13:04

Maryland Gov. redirects $68 million school fund towards pensions
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan stunned lawmakers by announcing he will redirect $68 million set aside for schools and use it to shore up the state's pension system. But critics say his move violates appropriation rules under the state's constitution.

16.05.2015 00:24

Booze booboo: Gorbachev admits USSR mid-80s anti-alcohol campaign 'too hasty'
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev acknowledges his anti-alcohol drive in the mid-1980s was a mistake, stressing that it should had been gradual and relentless. The campaign led to a spike in bootlegging and eroded the tax base.

15.05.2015 05:31

Billions on wars & only $29K to make Mars mission possible? - ‘Insane!’
The US spends billions a week on invading countries and losing wars but all it can offer for breakthrough ideas on protecting astronauts from possible space radiation on their way to Mars is $29,000, political cartoonist Ted Rall told RT.

12.05.2015 13:56