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​Pentagon confirms ‘1st US soldier’ dead in Iraq anti-ISIS campaign
A 19-year-old mortarman has become the first US soldier to die in the fight against ISIS in Iraq, albeit from a “non-combat injury,” the Pentagon acknowledged.

25.10.2014 06:26

Churkin: Thousands of deaths, a million homeless could have been avoided in Ukraine
The result of the postponed Ukraine EU association agreement has been “thousands of lives lost and almost a million left homeless,” Russia’s ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin said. He also said that warnings from Russia almost a year ago were ignored.

24.10.2014 16:47

‘Global media control allows US to sell black for white’: Putin’s key Valdai quotes
Vladimir Putin criticized the West for "sawing at branches" with sanctions against Russia and releasing a "genie in a bottle" with color revolutions. RT looks at the Russian President's five best quotes from his speech in Sochi.

24.10.2014 14:53

British Marine suspected of wanting to join Kurds in fight against ISIS
A British Royal Marine was questioned by police on suspicion of planning to fight with Kurdish forces against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants while on leave from the Navy.

24.10.2014 13:16

South Sudan women suggest sex strike to stop civil war
South Sudanese women peace activists have come up with a solution to stop the ongoing bloody civil war: men should be denied sex until they cease fighting, they say.

24.10.2014 12:15

ISIS chlorine attack on security forces confirmed – Iraq officials
Eleven Iraqi police officers were taken to hospital after an ISIS chemical weapons attack, with the Defense Ministry and doctors recently confirming the gas as chlorine. This marks the first officially documented militant attack with the chemical.

24.10.2014 05:42

Journalists under attack, hypocritical Western media remains silent
The suspicious death of US-born journalist Serena Shim, and the deafening silence on the story in the US, is merely the latest example of the blatant double standard employed by the Western media.

23.10.2014 12:17

Russia accuses Sweden of escalating tension in Baltic Sea
The Russian Defense Ministry believes the military operation in the Baltic conducted by Sweden in search of possible “foreign underwater activity” can only lead to undermining stability and escalate tension in the region.

24.10.2014 04:21

Afghan reset? President Obama invites unity leaders to White House
As President Barack Obama looks to improve relations with Afghanistan, he has extended White House invitations to the leaders of the country’s new government, both of whom will visit early next year.

24.10.2014 01:28

China accuses US of damaging regional stability with Japan defense radar
China accused the United States of undermining stability in the Asia-Pacific region by positioning an X-band missile defense radar in Kyoto, Japan. The statement highlights simmering tensions over a small, disputed archipelago in the East China Sea.

23.10.2014 11:09

US-led airstrikes kill more than 500 militants, 32 civilians – report
​United States and coalition airstrikes in Syria over the last month have killed more than 500 jihadists, of both Islamic State and Al-Qaeda affiliated groups, and 32 civilians, according to a human rights monitor.

23.10.2014 14:04

‘IDF don’t see Palestinian people as people, children as children’
Israeli troops serving in the occupied West Bank see Palestinians not as humans, and when they are ordered to arrest someone, it does not matter whether it is a child or an elderly person, former IDF soldier Nadav Bigelman, told RT’s In the Now show.

23.10.2014 13:58

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