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Cuban reset is ‘gambit by Obama administration’
Obama and Castro are master chess players, but Fidel has never lost a game in his life: the US is betting the government will be overthrown while the Castros are sure they will consolidate their position, Daniel Bruno, Buenos Aires based expert told, RT.

19.12.2014 09:32

‘Putin keeps ace up his sleeve to surprise market’
President Putin has not disclosed his future strategic plans during the annual Q&A since to surprise international markets one should always have an ace up the sleeve, French economist Jacque Sapir told RT.

18.12.2014 13:29

EU introduces ‘discriminatory’ sanctions on Russia’s Crimea
Having slapped Crimea and Sevastopol with new investment restrictions, the EU stopped short of introducing new sanctions against Russia’s mainland, with political heavyweights including France and Germany cautiously hinting at possible policy reversal.

19.12.2014 01:32

​Obama’s Cuba decision: ‘US tries to move Russian allies away’
Improving relations with Havana, the US is indirectly attempting to move Cuba away from its traditional alliance with Russia, believes international consultant Adrian Salbuchi. The Castro brothers will certainly take advantage of the thaw, he told RT.

18.12.2014 08:11

‘We won’t pay extra’: France threaten to veto Cameron’s proposed EU treaty
French President Francoise Hollande will threaten to veto David Cameron’s attempts to renegotiated Britain’s relationship with the EU at a meeting on Thursday.

18.12.2014 09:44

‘Deport immigrants to Africa’ – rightwing Swinton Circle, addressed by Tory MPs
Leading Conservative Party lights have come under fire for giving speeches before a Tory fringe group that advocates mass deportation to Africa as a solution to immigration.

17.12.2014 14:01

Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande affirm urgent need for dialogue, ceasefire in Ukraine
The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agree that a meeting of a contact group is urgently needed to kick-start dialogue between Kiev and the country’s East and achieve a lasting ceasefire, the Kremlin announced after a four-side phone call.

17.12.2014 01:13

Bosnia to join EU? Brussels backs UK-German reform road map
European Union foreign ministers agreed to give the green light to a UK-German plan to revive Bosnia's bid to join the 28-member bloc.

16.12.2014 14:35

Frack-down: Cops sought names of attendees at university debate on fracking
Amid an increase in incidences of police attempting to infiltrate various public meetings and events, a university in Kent revealed that police had requested a list of people expected to attend a public debate on fracking.

16.12.2014 07:40

Canada pressures US to pass Keystone XL as falling oil prices threaten project
The Keystone XL pipeline may no longer make economic sense to build, thanks to falling global oil prices. However, Canada's natural resources minister is in Washington to push hard for the project’s construction.

15.12.2014 21:13

Attempts to pressure Russia are futile – Lavrov to Kerry
It is useless for Washington to try to pressure Moscow on the world arena; instead, it should take into account the other side’s interests, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told US Secretary of State John Kerry as the two officials met in Rome.

14.12.2014 23:05

Frontline handshake: Kiev army, militia meet amid Donetsk airport ruins
In the wake of the latest ceasefire in war-torn eastern Ukraine, commanders from both sides of the conflict met and shook hands at the wrecked Donetsk airport, agreeing that they do not want the “fraternal” conflict to continue, according to a report.

13.12.2014 16:21