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By mistake? US-led jets bomb grain silos in Syria, 'civilians killed'
US-led coalition airstrikes destroyed grain silos and other targets in parts of northern and eastern Syria dominated by Islamic State, killing civilians while only wounding ISIS fighters, according to an organization monitoring war in Syria.

29.09.2014 14:10

Air France pilots end 14-day strike, as low-cost impasse unbreakable
​Air France pilots have called off a two week strike – the longest in company’s history that grounded 60 percent of flights in recent days and cost the company the estimated $355 million.

29.09.2014 06:52

‘Historic victory’: Far-right National Front celebrates first French Senate seats
The French National Front party has secured a historic victory, grabbing two seats in the upper house of parliament for the first time, as the center-left government coalition loses its majority in the chamber and President Hollande's popularity sinks.

29.09.2014 00:49

‘Not in my name’: French Muslims rally to denounce ISIS beheadings
Hundreds of Muslims have gathered near the Grand Mosque in Paris to condemn the execution of the French tourist, Herve Gourdel, by Islamic State-linked jihadists and the rise of Islamophobia caused by it.

26.09.2014 19:33

US softens position on Iranian nuclear program
Amid stalled talks with Iran over limiting its nuclear program, the US is reportedly considering a proposal that would let Tehran keep half of its centrifuges while reducing its stock of uranium gas so much that a weapon would take over a year to create.

26.09.2014 16:16

Iraqi PM unveils ‘ISIS plots’ to attack Paris and American subways, US says no clear evidence
Islamic State militants plan to launch terrorist attacks in US and Paris subways, said Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, citing "credible" sources. US officials dismissed the Iraqi claim, stating they have no evidence of terror plots.

25.09.2014 18:48

War and Peace (& Economic Terror): 9 highlights from the 69th UNGA
Emotions are running high at the 69th UN General Assembly, with Islamic State, “economic terrorists” and US spying firmly in the firing line. RT has listened to all the speeches (so you don’t have to) to bring you the best quotes of the week so far.

25.09.2014 09:39

ISIS-linked Algerian jihadists behead kidnapped Frenchman
Algerian jihadists linked to Islamic State militants have claimed in a video to have beheaded a French tourist abducted on Sunday, the SITE jihadists monitoring service has reported.

24.09.2014 15:18

Cloud over Air France low-cost carrier expansion as strike deepens
Strike-hit Air France has found itself at odds with the government over the fate of the company’s low-cost carrier Transavia. The French transport minister says plans for the subsidiary’s expansion were abandoned. The company denied that within minutes.

24.09.2014 09:39

Algerian jihadists kidnap Frenchman following ISIS calls to attack Westerners
An Al-Qaeda splinter group has kidnapped a French citizen and announced it will execute him if Paris doesn’t stop its military action against the Islamic State in Iraq. France has confirmed the incident, but says it will not change the nation's position.

22.09.2014 23:05

‘Europe getting fed up with the US business influence’
Europeans’ anger with their governments over US-led sanctions against Russia can go “quite far” as they are fed up with US business influence helping arms exporters and NATO, but not average Europeans, former British diplomat William Mallinson told RT.

22.09.2014 12:34

UK govt to pour nearly £12 mn into France for immigration crackdown help
The UK government is set to provide France with some 12 million pounds ($20 million) to help tackle the problem of illegal immigrants attempting to gain entry into Britain by way of Calais.

20.09.2014 14:26

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