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Three civilians burnt alive in car as Ukrainian army shells center of Donetsk
Kiev forces have shelled residential areas in the center of the rebel-held town of Donetsk, killing at least three people and damaging several apartment blocks, a kindergarten and a cultural center.

27.08.2014 19:26

'Executions, amputations and lashings': ISIS commits war crimes in Syria, UN says
Both the Islamic State militants and the Syrian government have committed crimes against humanity during the civil war in Syria, a report by a special UN panel says.

27.08.2014 14:42

US intelligence: 300 Americans fighting alongside Islamic State
The United States government is tracking as many as 300 Americans supposedly fighting with Islamic State, the jihadist group with a heavy presence in parts of Syria and Iraq, according to senior US officials.

27.08.2014 15:09

#FreeAndrew on front page: German Junge Welt joins campaign to free Russian journalist
German newspaper Junge Welt has declared it joins the international campaign to free the Russian journalist Andrey Stenin, who has been missing in Ukraine since August 5.

27.08.2014 14:56

Black TV producer on way to Emmys party mistaken for bank robber, handcuffed, held for six hours
An African-American film producer in Beverly Hills for an Emmy pre-party was handcuffed and detained for around six hours on Friday night as police believed he fit the description of a suspect in a nearby bank robbery.

27.08.2014 14:04

UK’s £600 million Syrian aid ‘largest ever’ response to humanitarian crisis
In the UK’s biggest ever response to a humanitarian crisis, the government has committed over £600 million to help those affected by the conflict in Syria – the second highest total after the US.

27.08.2014 10:50

Kiev’s Moscow confrontation strategy yields no result – senior Russian MP
The Minsk summit has shown that the policy of ignoring and boycotting Russia promoted by Ukrainian authorities is ineffective and harmful, holds the State Duma’s foreign relations chief.

27.08.2014 09:54

Arrests of would-be British jihadists increase fivefold
The UK’s most senior counter-terrorism officer said “significant progress” is being made in the hunt for James Foley’s killer, while the number of arrests of would-be British jihadists and their supporters has increased fivefold.

27.08.2014 08:33

‘Poroshenko wants to internationalize the situation and turn it into a conflict between Ukraine and Russia’
Russia does not consider itself party to the conflict in Ukraine, seeing it as a conflict between the Eastern Ukrainians and the Kiev, while Poroshenko’s analysis of the situation is totally different, legal expert and blogger Alexander Mercouris told RT.

27.08.2014 11:17

'Insane if US starts striking Syria without working with the Assad regime'
People around President Obama, his ambassadors, politicians, the State Department, are saying they are unwilling to work with Syria, and obviously prepping the ground for airstrikes, journalist and foreign policy analyst Michael Hughes told RT.

27.08.2014 10:39

US has ‘no plans’ to coordinate with Syria airstrikes against Islamic State
The US has already began surveillance flights over Syria, American officials say, as Washington contemplates airstrikes against Islamic State targets and confirms there are no plans to coordinate anti-terror attacks with the Syrian government.

26.08.2014 22:15

Russia can’t set ceasefire conditions in Ukraine’s internal conflict – Putin
Russian and Ukrainian leaders have concluded their first official face-to-face meeting in Minsk during which they discussed Ukraine's Association Agreement with EU and the crisis and humanitarian disaster in the east of the country.

26.08.2014 19:48

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