Prime Minister David Cameron will announce fresh anti-terror legislation to counter the threat posed by homegrown jihadists, having raising the UK's terror threat level from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’ over recent events in Iraq and Syria.
Both China and US know that surveillance is a part of their relationship, however Hainan Island is an extremely important asset to China since its nuclear armed submarines are located there, and international specialist on China Andrew Leung told RT.
The language of sanctions is absolutely not acceptable to Russia, because Russia is, was, and will be a strategic partner of Europe and there is no way out because that is geography, political commentator from EU Reporter magazine Anna Van Densky told RT.
At talks in the Belarusian capital, the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics have urged Kiev to acknowledge their autonomy within Ukraine, but said they wish to remain an integral part of the country.
Police have fired teargas at demonstrators in Islamabad who were trying to reach Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s residence. Earlier protesters, who have been picketing for two weeks against the PM, briefly took a state TV channel off the air.
Warnings of an imminent terrorist attack on London’s Tube network were a ‘hoax’, say police. This follows the raising of the UK’s terror threat level from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’ on Friday in response to the domestic threat posed by ISIS.
A group of State Duma MPs want to speed up the enforcement of the recently-approved law obliging all web firms, including social networks, to store the personal data of Russian users on the country’s territory.
Russian Parliament speaker Sergey Naryshkin has accused the US of influencing the EU into imposing sanctions on his country without knowing “the actual reasons behind the situation in Ukraine” and says Europe “will have to pay the price for this policy.”
Russia’s foreign minister believes that the peace plan offered by the Ukrainian president is “unrealistic” and calls of the US and the EU to persuade Kiev to stop using heavy artillery and airstrikes against the civilian population in the country’s east.