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BRICS Development Bank won’t rival China-led AIIB, but complement – CBR head
The BRICS New Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), both seen as alternatives to US – led institutions, will not compete, but rather complement each other, said the head of the Central Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina.

17.04.2015 16:04

​‘World Bank projects serve for industrial ambitions, not alleviate poverty’
World Bank projects in developing countries have had a dramatic impact, forced displacement and the impoverishment of local communities and indigenous people, political analyst Josh Klemm from International Rivers told RT.

17.04.2015 08:40

​TTIP vs Democracy: London activists to resist controversial EU-US trade deal
Hundreds of political activists will gather in London on Saturday to protest a controversial EU-US trade agreement campaigners warn will enhance corporate power, and promote the privatization of vital public services.

17.04.2015 13:18

​ Journalists’ killings: Western media blind spot on what’s happening in Kiev
The recent killings in Ukraine are reported in Western media in a completely distorted way says investigative journalist Tony Gosling. It’s a dangerous situation that may provoke further killings and less reporting of certain points of view, he told RT.

17.04.2015 08:35

UK postpones £3bn debt auction as Bloomberg outage keeps global investors in the dark
The UK Debt Management Office (DMO) was forced to put off an auction of short-dated Treasury bills, as Bloomberg terminals used by traders, investors and governments around the world suffered a two and a half hour outage Friday morning.

17.04.2015 11:37

Stronger ruble may let Russia cut key rate – Central Bank governor
The ruble’s growth may give Russia the possibility to cut interest rates – unless there are major shocks to the economy – Central Bank of Russia (CBR) Governor Elvira Nabiullina said in Washington.

17.04.2015 09:10

​Tories bankrolled by hedge funds in offshore tax havens, new analysis shows
Conservative Party candidates are bankrolled by hedge fund donations siphoned to Westminster from lucrative tax havens including the Cayman Islands, new analysis suggests.

16.04.2015 15:14

Europe-Asia link megaproject will reshape world economic map, experts tell RT
A new link between Asia and Europe through Russia will create millions of new jobs and slash travel time between the two by three-quarters. It’s expected to change the world economic map and bring Russia-Asia economic ties to a new level.

15.04.2015 09:37

Oil firm downplays ‘world class’ 100bn-barrel Gatwick claims
The company which reported a massive oil find near Gatwick Airport last week has issued a “clarification” over its estimation, saying the amount of oil is in fact untested.

15.04.2015 12:22

The ‘too difficult’ box: Britain’s pre-election charades sidestep all the key questions
Is it laziness? Ignorance? Or have Britain’s political parties and the London media conspired to turn Britain's 2015 general election into a dreary series of rehearsed arguments?

15.04.2015 13:40

Russia to turn to courts if Ukraine fails to pay $3bn debt in time - Siluanov
Russia will go to arbitration court if Ukraine fails to repay its $3 billion debt by the end of the year, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov has said.

15.04.2015 08:33

EU formally charges Google over search 'abuse'
The EU has officially filed a complaint against Google for allegedly abusing its dominance in the European market. The case could carry a fine of up to $6 billion, which would be the biggest settlement in EU antitrust history.

15.04.2015 10:08