The United Nations has condemned Qatar for failing to comply with an international convention banning the use of forced labor, as the 2022 World Cup host faces a barrage of criticism following a report on slavery-like mistreatment of migrant workers.
Iran’s vow to never develop nuclear arms appeared to be an olive branch extended America’s way. But it is Washington, and not Tehran who needs all the friends it can get these days, Professor Seyed Mohhamad Marandi from the University of Tehran told RT.
The artistic director of the world famous Bolshoi Theater has returned to his place of employment and is ready to start work after an acid attack nearly blinded him eight months ago. Sergey Filin is set to undergo additional surgeries in Germany.
The US military have reportedly proved that sarin gas production is going on among some Sunni salafists in Iraq, and via Turkey, can reach Syrian rebels, former Pentagon official Michael Maloof told RT, citing classified sources.
Edward Snowden’s life has been shrouded in mystery ever since he was granted temporary asylum in Russia, but he apparently has friends here, enjoys the culture and even moves about freely. And most importantly – there are more secrets awaiting revelation.
A day of nationwide pro- and anti-Morsi protests in Egypt has spilled into violence as armed rival parties scuffled, leaving three people dead, including an American, and nearly 140 injured. Police had to use tear gas to prevent the violence spreading.
For seven years, the US National Security Agency (NSA) has been using a congressionally approved warrantless Web surveillance system with a near-limitless ability to spy on Americans’ phone calls, emails, video chats, search history and more.
The British Conservative party has for the first time been pushed into third place in a by-election in the town of Eastleigh, by a party David Cameron dubbed “fruitcakes and loonies and closet racists.”
Truth is the first casualty of war, and that’s equally true for people whose job is to speak the truth. Journalists covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict often face pressure and obstruction, preventing the two sides from understanding each other.
Ethiopian women have told RT that Israeli medics forced them to take the controversial Depo-Provera birth control vaccination without explaining the severe side effects of the drug, which can leave a woman unable to become pregnant for up to two years.
At least 53 people have been killed and over 200 wounded in a massive car bomb blast that's hit the Syrian capital of Damascus, according to Syrian state TV. The explosion shook a square where pro-government rallies are usually staged.
Researchers in southern Russia have unearthed remains of a rare mammoth species. Citing local villagers’ accounts of previous bone finds, they suspect that an entire graveyard of prehistoric creatures is waiting to be found at the site.