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Assange asylum rejection proves EU governments lap dogs of the US
The French government is under the command of Washington, Alain Corvez, former adviser to French Interior Ministry, told RT following news that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had been rapidly denied asylum by the Elysee Palace.

03.07.2015 16:46

Putin: We don’t expect any change in hostile policies toward Russia
Russia is not expecting a soon change in the hostile policies it’s subject to, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the country’s Security Council, adding that Moscow is not going to “trade its sovereignty.”

03.07.2015 15:44

Over 200 detained in Hague protests against police brutality
More than 200 people were detained overnight for breaking a curfew on public gatherings after protests against police brutality continued for a fourth night in The Hague, police said on Friday.

03.07.2015 13:57

‘No reason why Greece could not have two currencies’ - a euro architect
Today we still use an industrial age monetary construct while we have technologies to do things differently. Greece could create a precedent with a different way of addressing economic problems, says one of the architects of the euro, Bernard Lietaer.

03.07.2015 11:14

100 percent in/out choice given to Greece is ‘false dilemma’ – euro architect to RT
​There is a third solution in store for Greece, it could have two currencies in parallel that would stabilize the economy, Bernard Lietaer, co-designer of the European currency, told RT.

03.07.2015 12:51

Tsipras asks for 30% debt haircut, 20yr grace period
The only way to make Greek debt sustainable is to cut it by 30 percent and introduce a 20-year grace period, said PM Tsipras, as the landmark referendum on July 5 nears.

03.07.2015 13:17

​IMF says Greece needs third bailout of €60bn, debt relief
Greece will need €10 billion over the next few months and an additional €50 billion in the next three years, says the IMF. Before making any repayments, Athens should have a 20-year grace period, so the last debt payment would be made in 2055.

03.07.2015 08:57

Greek solidarity protests across Europe ahead of referendum
Thousands of protesters in European cities are rallying in solidarity with Greece ahead of the weekend referendum on a cash-for-reform deal with creditors.

03.07.2015 08:52

Enough austerity? Greece after 5 years of belt tightening
The EU and its financial institutions have been pushing an austerity policy on Greece for the last five years. High unemployment, more taxes, billions of euros fleeing, and an increase in suicides mean Greeks on Sunday have to decide if enough is enough.

02.07.2015 19:06

​‘Vote No, stay in euro’: Varoufakis gives 6 reasons why Greece should scramble bailout
Greece’s finance minister Yanis Varoufakis promises to keep Greece in the euro and avoid a banking collapse if the country votes against the rescue package proposed by the Eurozone. EU leaders say a No vote might force the country out of the currency.

02.07.2015 18:42

​‘Forced measure’: Hungary to build fence along Serbia border to stop migrants
The construction of a four-meter-high, 175-km-long fence is to start along the Hungarian border with Serbia “within weeks” to limit the flow of illegal migrants into the EU, according to Hungarian Prime Minister’s chief of staff.

02.07.2015 20:31

Kiev pledges reforms to secure extra $1.7bn loan from IMF
The International Monetary Fund and Kiev’s representatives have agreed on a set of measures to be taken by Ukraine to receive a $1.7 billion loan, according to the IMF press service.

02.07.2015 20:52