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Homeland Security raids birth tourism industry targeting visa fraud
America’s birth tourism industry is booming: The going rate for wealthy Chinese women to give birth to a US citizen? A mere $80,000 with added visa fraud. However, this fraud has led federal law enforcement to start raiding so-called birthing houses.

03.03.2015 23:50

World’s biggest gambling hub in China sees revenues down record 49% in February
Revenues from casinos in the world’s biggest gambling hub in the Chinese territory of Macau have plunged 48.6 percent in February due to the crackdown on corruption and economic slowdown.

03.03.2015 13:41

Berlin and Paris look East: How close are we to a Common Economic Space?
The Eurasian Economic Union is a reality that may end up costing the US its “perch” in Eurasia’s western periphery as a Common Economic Space is formed.

02.03.2015 08:37

American spy plane over South China Sea is ‘a dangerous development’
China considers growing US military activity in the waters of the South China Sea as hostile, which may lead to destabilizing the situation in the disputed region, Victor Gao, Director of the China National Association of International Studies, told RT.

27.02.2015 13:37

What the BRICS plus Germany are really up to?
Winston Churchill once said, “I feel lonely without a war.” He also badly missed the loss of empire. Churchill’s successor – the ‘Empire of Chaos’ – now faces the same quandary. Some wars – as in Ukraine, by proxy – are not going so well.

27.02.2015 13:43

​Chinese diplomat lectures West on Russia’s ‘real security concerns’ over Ukraine
Western nations should heed Russia's legitimate security concerns over the volatile situation in Ukraine, a top Chinese diplomat has said in a rare public statement on the crisis that has damaged relations between Russia and the West.

27.02.2015 10:24

​US intel chiefs see threats, danger everywhere
The world is fraught with dangers for the United States – including cyber attacks, violent extremism, the so-called Islamic State, organized crime and threats from Russia and China – the country's intelligence chiefs testified on Thursday.

26.02.2015 19:52

​US Navy flies new plane over disputed South China Sea
As disputes over South China Sea islands continue, the US Navy has acknowledged flying its most advanced scout aircraft over the area, from a base in the Philippines, during the first three weeks of February.

26.02.2015 19:16

12bn suns, 13bn light years away: Ancient black hole blows scientists’ minds
A gigantic black hole has been discovered with an astonishing mass 12 billion times bigger than the sun’s. Its age – it was formed 900 million years after the Big Bang – undermines modern scientific theories.

26.02.2015 17:39

China outpaces America in sub numbers – US admiral
The Chinese Navy now has more diesel and nuclear attack submarines than America does, a US Navy admiral told lawmakers. Some of them are “fairly amazing” and Beijing is exploring new ways of projecting its power on the seas.

26.02.2015 07:07

​Russia ratifies $100bn BRICS New Development Bank
The Russian State Duma has ratified the $100 billion BRICS bank that’ll serve as a pool of money for infrastructure projects in Russia, Brazil, India, China and South Africa, and challenge the dominance of the Western-led World Bank and the IMF.

20.02.2015 09:21

‘Turkey feels humiliated not having its own missile defense system’
Turkey considers not having its own missile defense system to be a humiliation for a country which is getting stronger, developing economically, and which wants to be a regional power, international relations expert Huseyin Bagci, told RT.

20.02.2015 08:32