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Allegations of aborted fetuses burned at Oregon energy facility
Lawmakers in northern Oregon voted this week to halt a medical waste program after a religious Canadian news outlet made international headlines with an accusation that the facility was being used to dispose of aborted fetus remains.

25.04.2014 01:53

Russia to call up UNSC meeting if Kiev continues military crackdown
​If Kiev does not immediately stop military operations against popular protest, Russia will call for an urgent UNSC meeting and in the worst case scenario reserves the right to deploy armed forces to stop bloodshed, UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said.

24.04.2014 23:53

Producer of Russian TV show detained in Ukraine alongside his colleague
A Russian and a Belorussian national, both employees of the Russian NTV channel have been detained in the city Pershotravensk in Dnipropetrovsk region, SBU announced. Earlier it was reported that both journalists vanished.

24.04.2014 12:16

Bundy ranch stand-off: Government helicopters shot cattle multiple times 'for fun'
As the ongoing saga between Nevada ranch owner Cliven Bundy and the federal government continues, the rancher’s son claims federal agents killed multiple cattle during their roundup, shooting some animals up to five times.

24.04.2014 15:17

‘Feed your army, motherf***ers!’ Raging locals ‘hijack’ RT report as Ukraine troops raid Slavyansk
Eastern Ukrainians enraged by the Kiev military operation have used an RT video report to tell first-hand details of a Ukrainian army attack in Slavyansk. The Ukrainian troops raided a checkpoint and took all the food and medicine, they said.

24.04.2014 14:20

More than pirates ‘n’ pasties: Cornish get same minority rights as Scots
The UK government will announce Thursday that the Cornish, one of the ancient peoples of the British isles who trace their roots back to prehistoric times, will be formally recognized – along with the Scots, Welsh and Irish – as a national minority.

24.04.2014 14:37

Up for shale: Fracking lobby claims UK gas could draw $55bn in investment
The exploitation of the UK’s shale gas reserves could create thousands of jobs and draw over $55 billion in investment, a report says. The British government has championed the practice of fracking despite protests over the environmental consequences.

24.04.2014 07:45

Kiev military op: Ukrainian army tanks, APCs, troops attack Slavyansk
Five anti-government protesters have reportedly been killed and one injured in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slavyansk after Kiev authorities sent tanks and armored vehicles against the local population.

24.04.2014 09:01

US inciting civil war in Venezuela to get its oil – Bolivia’s Morales
Washington is pushing Venezuela towards a “civil war” because it wants access to the country’s rich oil reserves, Bolivian President Evo Morales has warned. The Venezuelan government has also accused the US of fomenting a coup d’état.

24.04.2014 05:02

Gunmen attack self-defense forces in eastern Ukraine
Unknown gunmen have attacked a checkpoint near Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine. Two people were killed, local self-defense forces spokesperson Stella Horosheva told RT.

24.04.2014 06:31

‘Kiev envisions regional feuds ruled by oligarchs with private armies’
​Kiev's vision of democracy – creating a feudal state with regions under full control of oligarchs using their power over local jobs and salaries to suppress any kind of popular unrest – is backfiring, international relations expert Mark Sleboda told RT.

24.04.2014 03:26

Ukraine coal miners on strike, refuse to pay Kiev coup damages bill
​Over 2,000 coal miners in Lugansk region have been on strike for the second day running, demanding higher wages and refusing to accept a pay cut to fund the restoration of Kiev, which suffered damage during the coup that overthrew the government.

24.04.2014 00:09

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