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7 shocking facts about Saudi Arabia under ‘modernizing’ reign of King Abdullah
Taken aback by the fulsome praise that the recently deceased King Abdullah has garnered from world leaders, RT has decided to assess whether his record stands up to scrutiny.

26.01.2015 01:26

Revolution deja vu? At least 17 killed on Egypt uprising anniversary
At least 17 people were killed and some 40 left wounded in Egypt on Sunday as the country marked the fourth anniversary of the “25 January Revolution” which ousted former president Hosni Mubarak after a 30 year rule.

25.01.2015 19:02

'Bad Saudi Arabian human rights record may change if Iran increases influence'
With instability following the death of King Abdullah, Iran may take a lead in the relationship with Saudi Arabia which could put pressure on Riyadh to improve the internal situation in the Gulf state, Gerald Horne, author and historian, told RT.

23.01.2015 10:42

More Russians expect protests but most won’t participate - poll
The expectations of street protests in Russia have increased almost two-fold over the past four months, but most view such a development as improbable and are making no plans to take part in rallies.

23.01.2015 10:02

Thousands rally for Greek anti-austerity party promising end to ‘humiliation’
Tens of thousands gathered in Athens in support of Syriza, a leftist party demanding an end to austerity cuts and a debt write-off from the EU. Recent polls indicate it’s the most likely winner in Sunday’s upcoming elections.

23.01.2015 06:46

‘Haiti president - US puppet to serve Wall Street and finance interests’
Western interference blocks Haitian political parties from participating in a real political process, which makes people unable to build their country, Solomon Comissiong, Host and founder of Your World News Radio Show and Media Collective, told RT.

19.01.2015 12:41

HRW urges Bahraini opposition chief’s release from unjustified detention
As protesters in Bahrain continue their daily peaceful marches pushing the government to release the leader of Al-Wefaq opposition party, Sheikh Ali Salman, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has joined the call and criticized the West for its inaction.

19.01.2015 04:29

OSCE identifies direction of deadly Donbass bus rocket
The OSCE mission in Ukraine has found that the deadly shelling blamed for the killing of 12 bus passengers in Donbass came from a different direction than initially thought. Both Kiev forces and militia control territories in the northeastern direction.

17.01.2015 21:23

Russian opposition figure Navalny questioned over fund's activities, HQ searched
The Russian Investigative Committee has searched the fund of Russian activist and blogger Aleksey Navalny, taking the opposition leader for questioning over suspicions of money laundering by his office staff.

16.01.2015 19:30

‘Anti-Maidan’ movement launched to oppose color revolutions in Russia
A broad movement uniting war veterans, nationalist bikers and conservative politicians has been launched in Moscow to oppose the so called ‘color revolutions’ – changes of political regime through street protests rather than elections.

16.01.2015 08:17

‘Bahraini opposition pays heavy price for boycotting elections’
Bahraini opposition leaders are suffering not only for boycotting last year elections but also for struggling for democratic rights and freedoms, Sayed Yousif Almuhafda, Vice President of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, told RT.

15.01.2015 11:12

Bahraini protest rages as another opposition leader arrested (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Crowds of protesters took to the streets in the Bahraini capital, Manama, calling on the monarchy to release Sheikh Ali Salman, leader of the Al-Wefaq opposition party, and expressing outrage over the arrest of his close ally, Jameel Kadhim.

15.01.2015 02:20