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Prosecutors seek 10yr jail sentence for opposition figure Navalny
Russian prosecutors have asked that prominent anti-corruption activist Aleksey Navalny be sentenced to 10 years in prison for embezzlement from cosmetics giant Yves Rocher and laundering the money.

19.12.2014 11:30

TTIP won’t lead to NHS privatization, Deputy PM claims
The controversial EU-US trade deal, TTIP, would not be backed by the British government unless national control of public services is guaranteed, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has insisted.

18.12.2014 12:28

Anti-austerity coalition? SNP, Greens and Plaid Cymru consider pact
The Scottish National Party (SNP), Green Party and Welsh nationalists Plaid Cymru have vowed to join forces whenever possible to fight the mainstream parties’ ‘obsession’ with austerity.

16.12.2014 15:10

Nuclear ultimatum: Scottish National Party challenges Labour on Trident
The Scottish National Party (SNP) will only support a Labour government in a hung parliament after the May 2015 general election if they agree to scrap Britain’s nuclear weapons program, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.

16.12.2014 13:05

Communists want parliament to investigate ex-Defense Minister Serdyukov
The Communists caucus in the State Duma wants a parliamentary investigation into former Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov whom they suspect of alleged complicity in a multi-million dollar fraud involving state property uncovered in 2012.

15.12.2014 14:53

Palestinians to seek official UN resolution for Israeli pullout in 2 years
The Palestinians are to seek a UN resolution for a two-year deadline to an Israeli pullout from the occupied territories. They will also ask for East Jerusalem to become their capital and attempt to ban Israeli settlement-building under international law.

15.12.2014 08:37

‘Systemic cover-up of torture- biggest scandal in UK’
There is evidence the UK elite and secret services were covering up their involvement in a CIA program which included torture and war crimes, and is the biggest scandal to come out of the 9/11 attacks, British journalist Tony Gosling told RT.

12.12.2014 11:27

Jailed Greek youth protest icon allowed to attend uni, ends hunger strike
The 21-year-old Greek anarchist—radicalized after witnessing the police killing of a close friend—has ended a month long hunger strike as officials passed an amendment allowing prisoners to attend university classes, quelling a wave of violent protests.

11.12.2014 14:41

Our rapper in Havana: USAID hijacked Cuban hip-hop scene trying to undermine govt
Young Cuban hip-hop musicians have been sucked into a USAID secret operation aiming at regime change in Havana. Rappers from underground circles were unwittingly supposed to promote anti-government sentiments, but the operation was haplessly executed.

11.12.2014 06:23

​Do they know it’s Christmas? Thousands of UK families face winter of poverty
Thousands of British families will be dependent on handouts and charity this Christmas as rates of poverty in the UK continue to soar.

10.12.2014 15:24

Blind transgender candidate to stand in 2015 General Election, Labour leader 'proud'
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband says he is “so proud” his party will demonstrate its progressive values by fielding a transgender candidate in the 2015 General Election.

10.12.2014 11:41

Opposition in central Russian city demands preservation of direct mayor elections
A group of left- and right-wing oppositionists held a rally in the industrial city of Yaroslavl protesting against the plan to cancel the recently restored direct mayoral elections and demanding the resignation of the current regional governor.

08.12.2014 08:11