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Black Utah ‘samurai’ dressed as anime hero shot 6 times, killed by police – autopsy
A young black man in Utah was shot six times and killed by police responding to a 911 call. The man was wearing a Japanese anime costume and carried a gift-shop samurai sword.

31.10.2014 04:08

Piece of Amelia Earhart’s plane? Patch may solve mystery of first woman’s solo flight across globe
A piece of aluminum, thought to be from the plane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart – the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean – is almost certainly hers, say experts. The piece was found decades ago, in 1991, on a Pacific island.

30.10.2014 12:08

Russia remembers victims of Stalinist purges
Today Russia remembers people who fell victim to major repressions in the Soviet era. Memorials are taking place all over the country with the main event being held near the Solovetsky Stone monument in Moscow.

30.10.2014 13:15

Denmark 'pours $428k' into researching fictional troll
Denmark’s Council for Independent Research (DFF) will contribute some 2.5 million kroner (US$428,000) into funding research on a fictional troll – an underground being which exists in popular myth on the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.

29.10.2014 14:48

Stunning! 8,000 light balloons re-enact Berlin Wall path for 25th anni of its fall (VIDEO)
For the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, German artists will line up 8,000 balloons along its central stretch. On November 9, the date when East Germans were first allowed to freely walk to West Berlin, the balloons will soar into the sky.

29.10.2014 16:46

‘Afghanistan was never an international terrorist hub’
The new NATO chief says the alliance’s goal to prevent Afghanistan from being a safe haven for terrorists has been accomplished. But Afghanistan has never been a terrorist hub argues defense consultant Moeen Raoff in his comments to RT.

29.10.2014 08:17

Nigel Farage says blacking-up “just a bit of fun”
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he believes white people who “black-up” are not causing offence. Despite a prevalent view that the act is racist, he said it is the business of political correctness which has “gone too far.”

28.10.2014 16:39

BP oil spill left Rhode Island-sized oily ring on seafloor
The 2010 BP oil spill that resulted in 172 million gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico has, four years later, left an oily “bathtub ring” about the size of Rhode Island on the sea floor surrounding the site of the Macondo well, according to new research.

28.10.2014 15:09

Russian leader congratulates Ukrainian WWII veterans, urges common fight against neo-Nazism
President Putin has sent greetings to veterans to mark the 70th anniversary of Ukraine’s liberation from Nazi occupation.

28.10.2014 08:29

Arizona deputies shook down Latinos for cash: complaints
Already the target of a Justice Department investigation for racially profiling Latinos at traffic stops, new allegations are surfacing that Arizona’s Maricopa County deputies shook down dozens – maybe hundreds – of Hispanic residents for cash.

27.10.2014 20:11

The tragedy of Afghanistan: UK troops withdraw, what’s left behind?
As British military forces finally leave Afghanistan after 13 years of conflict, which left 453 British troops dead and 3,000 wounded, the curtain comes down on one of the most futile, incompetent, and inglorious conflicts fought in recent history.

27.10.2014 11:16

New Indonesian leader: maritime promises & possible dynamics with China, US and Australia
While working towards greater cooperation to harness its maritime potential, nationalist “Jokowi” will also not shy away from standing up against external incursions impinging upon Indonesia’s national interests.

27.10.2014 09:05

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