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Kevin Owen

US secretly sends Hellfire missiles, drones to Iraq
In an attempt to beat back gains by Al-Qaeda-linked insurgents, the United States is moving “dozens” of Hellfire missiles and surveillance drones into Iraq.

26.12.2013 16:42

‘Whole families murdered’: Syrian rebels execute over 80 civilians outside Damascus
Over 80 civilians in a town northwest of the Syrian capital of Damascus have been executed by Islamist rebels, sources within the Syrian military told RT. Many others were kidnapped to be used as human shields.

15.12.2013 19:18

UN Security Council condemns attack on Russian embassy in Damascus as ‘terrorist act’
The UNSC has strongly condemned an attack on Russia’s Damascus embassy, describing it an “act of terrorism.” A mortar shell hit Russia’s diplomatic mission compound on Thursday while another landed nearby, killing one local person and injuring nine.

28.11.2013 15:43

'Guide to independent Scotland': Edinburgh unveils break-up with UK blueprint
Scotland has launched its first extensive blueprint for independence in a new 670 page white paper, described by Scottish first Minister Alex Salmond as a ‘mission statement’ for Scotland’s future.

26.11.2013 12:44

Putin and Pope Francis’s first meeting focuses on Christians’ plight in Mideast
Hopes were high for warmer relations between the Russian Orthodox and Catholic churches as President Vladimir Putin flew Monday to Rome for his first audience with Pope Francis. Topping the agenda is likely help for Christians in the Middle East.

25.11.2013 16:04

MI6 chief: Snowden leaks 'damaging,' put intel ops 'at risk'
The head of MI6 Sir John Sawers told the committee of MP’s and peers that Edward Snowden’s leaks have been “very damaging” and have put operative’s lives at risk. He also blamed the Guardian for publishing material that compromised national security.

07.11.2013 14:24

Italian protesters take on police during mass march against austerity budget (PHOTOS)
Violence broke out between police and demonstrators in Rome on Saturday as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest Italy’s new budget.

19.10.2013 18:07

Global Frackdown action: LIVE UPDATES
Activists from 26 countries are taking to the streets on Saturday to protest fracking technologies that extract hydrocarbons by pumping pressurized chemicals underground. They say fracking contaminates groundwater and hastens climate change.

19.10.2013 05:38

'US unchained itself from constitution': Whistleblowers on RT after secret Snowden meeting
Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA surveillance programs prove that the US has abandoned the rule of law, betraying its own constitution, whistleblower Thomas Andrews Drake, told RT.

10.10.2013 12:02

Russia slams Netherlands over diplomat's beating, 'deadline for explanation' passes
President Vladimir Putin called on the Netherlands to apologize for the alleged assault and detention of a Russian diplomat in The Hague. He slammed the incident as a “blatant violation” of the Vienna Convention and demanded those responsible be punished.

08.10.2013 09:09

Compliance on chem weapons is ‘credit to Assad regime’ – Kerry
The Assad regime in Syria deserves credit for complying with the chemical weapons deal, US Secretary of State John Kerry said after the first high-level meeting with his Russian counterpart since Moscow and Washington agreed on the deal.

07.10.2013 03:19

Intl сhemical disarmament team begins destroying Syria arsenal, machinery
The UN confirms chemical experts in Syria destroyed missile warheads, aerial bombs, and chemical mixing equipment on Sunday as they started eliminating the country’s chemical weapons.

06.10.2013 09:35