By supporting protesters in Ukraine while previously ignoring huge last year protests in Turkey and Spain, EU officials have revealed that for them some protesters are more equal than others, journalist Neil Clark told RT.
Three people have been badly injured in clashes that erupted between rival fans at a key Brazilian league football match. A helicopter made a landing at the field to rush a victim to a hospital, while police stepped in to quell the violence.
Thailand’s prime minister has announced parliament will be dissolved and early elections demanded by the opposition will be held as “soon as possible” after opposition MPs backed protesters in their bid to oust the government.
Hundreds of protesters have broken into a Chevron site after the US oil giant resumed its search for shale gas in northeast Romania. RT’s Lucy Kafanov reports from the scene, where clashes ensued as riot police started streaming in.
Thousands of Ukrainians are continuing protests over the government’s suspension of a key EU trade deal. The country risks falling into chaos as the opposition calls for a change of government and police brutality has left hundreds of people injured.
Egyptian police have used tear gas to quash numerous protests across the country, arresting dozens of people rallying against the military rule and recently passed legislation outlawing spontaneous rallies near places of worship.
The French planned operation in the Central African Republic is a part of the ongoing inner-imperialist rivalry between France and the United States for control of post-colonial Africa, Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of Pan-African News Wire, told RT.
French reinforcements arrived in the restive Central African Republic to bolster France’s 600-strong force as military operations began overnight to quell violence in the capital and protect broader geostrategic interests in the country, analysts say.
Salafists are no longer under Syrian opposition control and will provoke even more sectarian violence in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, Chris Bambery, a political analyst and leading member of the International Socialist Group in Scotland, told RT.
The United Nations Security Council has given the green light to French and African troops deployed to the restive Central African Republic to use force to protect civilians, with the French president announcing "immediate" action late Thursday.