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Politics

‘Greek government’s responsibility for debt crisis approximately zero’
After inheriting years of poor economic performance, Greece’s new Syriza government can’t be blamed for being unable to pay June installments to the IMF, James Galbraith, economist and professor from the University of Texas, told RT’s In the Now show.

26.05.2015 09:57

Counter attack: MP asks law enforcers to protect Russians from Google page counts
A ruling-party MP has asked state agencies to look into the operations of so-called page counters over fears these programs could collect personal data of Russian users and send it to third parties without any authorization or controls.

26.05.2015 10:34

US ‘perception management’ deceives public on foreign policy
As US proxy wars continue to rage in the Middle East, the US is constructing a narrative that’s sometimes very different from that on the ground, Ross Caputi, a former US Marine, revealed to RT.

26.05.2015 09:05

‘Charm offensive’: Cameron tours Europe in bid to drive EU reform
France and Germany have brokered a pact to plough ahead with eurozone integration in the absence of treaty changes, in what will be interpreted as a setback to Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposals for EU reform.

26.05.2015 11:56

Sex scandal, expenses claims cut from MPs’ Wikipedia pages on Parliament computers
Information about a sex scandal and expense claims were deleted from MPs’ Wikipedia pages on computers inside Parliament in the run up to the general election, it has been revealed.

26.05.2015 08:26

Nationalists ponder prison sentences for selling unmarked GMO products
A number of Russian MPs have suggested altering the current legislation and introducing criminal responsibility for illegal trade in GMO products. The idea is to mete out prison terms of up to two years for repeated offenders.

26.05.2015 08:35

​'US not engaged in major war': Obama Memorial Day remark slammed
Barack Obama has made a speech, saying that this Memorial Day is the first in 14 years without major US war. Critics and social media users slammed him as hypocritical, saying the US remains involved in military conflicts and proxy wars.

26.05.2015 05:52

‘We pledge full US support’: Biden backpedals after US slights Iraqi army
A day after the US Defense Secretary questioned the Iraqi army’s “will to fight” Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) jihadists, Vice President Joe Biden called Iraqi PM Haider Abadi to reassure him of continued American support in the fight against IS.

26.05.2015 00:06

'Ditch double standards!' Russia seeks united anti-ISIS front after Palmyra massacre
Moscow has condemned the massacre of civilians in the ancient city of Palmyra, urging the international community to denounce double standards in its approach to fighting terrorists, and unite against IS (Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL) aggression.

25.05.2015 23:00

‘Breaking point’: Greek hospitals out of painkillers, scissors and sheets due to austerity
Hospitals across Greece are lacking the most essential supplies, including painkillers, scissors and sheets, as years of economic meltdown have left the country’s healthcare system in a desperate state.

25.05.2015 20:39

No to Brussels, Yes to Kiev: New president sets course for more independent Poland
Youthful energy and rhetoric for change have seen Andrzej Duda transformed from a virtual unknown to the rising star of Eastern European politics – but his presidency could set Poland against Russia and the EU.

25.05.2015 20:01

‘Promises lead to debts’: Poroshenko marks 1st year in office
With President Petro Poroshenko marking one year in power, RT’s Murad Gazdiev examines how the Ukrainian leader has done in keeping his promises.

25.05.2015 14:23