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'I wear my skirt as I like': French Twitter campaign over schoolgirl's dress ban
The public has reacted with a campaign in social networks called "I wear my skirt as I like" after a 15-year-old French Muslim girl was banned from her class for wearing a long skirt reflecting her religious affiliation.

30.04.2015 14:25

Greece replaces Finance Minister Varoufakis as lead in debt talks
The Greek government has given Financial Relations Minister Euclid Tsakalotos the lead in negotiating with international creditors. The Syriza-led coalition says the team headed by Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has failed to produce results.

28.04.2015 09:12

Russian Progress spacecraft flies too high, docking delayed
The Russian cargo space ship Progress is making extra turns around the Earth after going to a higher orbit than planned. Its planned docking to the International Space Station may now have to wait up to 2 days.

28.04.2015 08:13

Big ham: Not the mini-pig owners expected, 300kg Esther wins Facebook hearts
She is a web celebrity, with many of her admirers becoming vegetarians – meet Esther, the 300kg pig who will win your heart. Her owners once thought she was a mini-pig, but finally they got it that there is hardly anything mini about her.

21.04.2015 11:02

​'Bread, jobs, dignity': Crowds gather for anti-austerity march in Madrid
Spaniards have gathered for an anti-austerity rally in the Spanish capital’s center. Almost a year ago, a similar protest in central Madrid turned violent and hundreds were injured.

21.03.2015 12:10

Netanyahu’s actions may make Washington 'reconsider' Israel policy - White House
The US is “evaluating” its policy towards Israel in the wake of Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election and campaign statements. This could involve passing a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements.

19.03.2015 18:54

‘Baikal seriously ill’: World’s deepest lake suffers alien algae, record water-level drop
The shores of Lake Baikal in Siberia, the world's largest body of fresh water and popular tourist destination, are covered with rotting algae dangerous to its unique ecosystem.

13.03.2015 12:23

Big Oil wants North Dakota to ease radioactive waste laws (VIDEO)
Amid falling oil prices nationwide, energy industry players in North Dakota want officials to alter radioactive waste disposal laws so that more toxic fracking fluid can be stored in-state, saving companies tens of thousands of dollars per truckload.

30.01.2015 17:04

'Storm is coming!' Hundreds demand independence at Scottish Parliament (VIDEO)
Hundreds of people have gathered near the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood with St. Andrew's Cross flags, music and speeches in a celebration of Scottish nationhood, amid continued demands for independence as St. Andrew's Day celebrations got underway.

29.11.2014 13:39

Assange's extradition order upheld by Swedish Court of Appeal
Sweden's Court of Appeal announced on Thursday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's arrest warrant will be upheld by the Scandinavian state. Assange's lawyer said shortly after his client will take take his case to Sweden's Supreme Court.

20.11.2014 11:57

2-star US general killed in Afghan green-on-blue attack
A gunman dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire on allied troops, killing a US army two-star major general and wounding 15 coalition troops, including a German brigadier general and two Afghan generals.

05.08.2014 13:31

'Multiple groups may be joining ISIS jihadists in fight against Iraqi govt'
The relative ease with which insurgents have taken control of major cities in Iraq suggests former military officers and others may have joined forces with jihadists to target Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's Shiite-led government, Edmund Ghareeb told RT.

14.06.2014 02:20