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Don’t shake on it? Fist-bump ‘cleaner than handshakes’
Besides looking totally cool, bumping fists may actually be a more hygienic greeting than the stuffy traditional handshake, experiments at UK’s Aberystwyth University have revealed.

28.07.2014 10:56

​Palestinian Artist: ‘My pen is my weapon’
Dr Alaa Allagta, a well-known Palestinian artist and author of political cartoons talks to RT about why all aspects of Palestinian life are politicized including the arts.

21.07.2014 10:06

Ukraine, the country no one cared about
Ukraine is the land where time has stood still and the consequences of what has been sown are now being reaped as anarchy is unleashed upon its rotting corpse.

04.07.2014 11:14

What are British values?
This is a question everyone is grappling with now that British PM David Cameron has thrown his lot in by stating that he wants a more muscular promotion of British values to include freedom, tolerance of others and respect for the rule of law.

25.06.2014 12:11

Soccer offense: World Cup matches dominate over NHL hockey finals on TV
​Viewership results suggest that soccer is making a real splash in the United States. New numbers reveal that Americans are watching this year’s World Cup matches to a degree that’s previously unseen in the US.

18.06.2014 18:37

Secret painting found beneath Picasso's early masterpiece (VIDEO)
A portrait of a mystery bow-tied man beneath Picasso's The Blue Room painting has been discovered with infrared imagery. Scientists have long suspected the canvas's surface might be hiding something and now wonder if it is the artist’s own earlier work.

17.06.2014 12:48

‘Ultimate selfie’: Parisian landmark paved with thousands of portraits
The Pantheon in Paris – the final resting place for France’s most renowned personalities – will for the next 10 years be home to a gigantic art installation, featuring a collection of 4,000 selfies of people from around the world.

05.06.2014 11:52

Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a Nobel Prize-winning author, journalist, and screenwriter, died Thursday at age 87, according to a report citing a source close to Marquez’s family.

17.04.2014 20:09

Xi Jinping's fears and liberal anti-China crusades
In his meeting with Barack Obama, Chinese leader Xi Jinping urged the US president to respect China's sovereignty and territorial integrity. Xi Jinping's concerns are justified.

28.03.2014 09:51

Damaging selfie: Student breaks 19th century statue in Milan while taking pic of himself
Taking funny selfies takes some imagination and creativity, but trying too hard can lead to unexpected results. Thus, in one such attempt to take a pic of himself, a student broke a 19th century statue in Italy’s Brera Academy.

19.03.2014 13:16

Will Turkey become the new Pakistan?
As Turkey is now slowly approaching the first centenary of the Republic's foundation on 29 October 1923, some critics appear to fear that the country has assumed an outlook most incongruous with the legacy of Atatürk.

21.02.2014 12:03

Mutual cultural presence: Helping Russia and Britain understand each other better
This year, for the first time in history, Russia and Britain are holding a ‘Year’ of each other's culture. It means that already substantial exchanges in this area will be taken to a higher level, with plans laid for over 250 events in both countries.

05.02.2014 09:01

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