A group of nuns who went missing in Syria after opposition forces took control of a Christian town this week say in a video that their evacuation was a rescue operation, not a kidnapping. However, the authenticity of the footage has been questioned.
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.
Each of the 77 New York City police precincts have been ordered to stop providing the media with information about the crimes that take place under their jurisdiction in what is considered by critics as a severe curtailing of the city’s transparency.
US military directives enacted in Afghanistan after President Obama took office in 2009 could be to blame for an increase in casualties according to a critical new report, and may have laid the seeds for the current impasse in negotiations.
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.
Active discourse around restrictions on foreign adoptions has resulted in serious improvements to Russia’s domestic adoption rules and the change is already yielding results, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.
A tiny free app for Android devices turned them into a flashlight, but also secretly collected users’ location and device IDs to sell to mobile ad firms, the US Federal Trade Commission alleged. The app’s maker has agreed to settle compensation claims.