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Rory Suchet

Italy urges EU to share burden of migrant crisis
Italy demands an urgent shakeup of Europe's asylum policies, as it bears the brunt of a large-scale inflow of illegal migrants from the Middle East and Africa. A leaked draft EU summit statement, however, promises no radical steps until June next year.

23.10.2013 05:35

Volgograd mourns victims of bus bombing, police look for organizers
Russian security forces are looking for the organizers of a deadly suicide bombing on a bus in Volgograd that killed six people and injured 37 on Monday.

22.10.2013 09:43

US may be guilty of war crimes over drone use – Amnesty Intl
US officials responsible for carrying out drone strikes may have to stand trial for war crimes, says a report by Amnesty International, which lists civilian casualties in the attacks in Pakistan. Human Rights Watch has issued similar report on Yemen.

22.10.2013 06:40

Eyes right! Austrian elections follow Europe’s rightist trend
Austria's far-right Freedom Party gained over one-fifth of the votes in Sunday's general election, while the ruling two-party centrist coalition got its worst-ever result. The swing comes amid a Europe-wide surge in support for the far right.

30.09.2013 05:22

European politicians split over influx of Syrian refugees
The UN has reported a significant surge in the number of Syrian refugees trying to reach Italy by sea. Some politicians, meanwhile, tell RT they are troubled by the growing numbers of asylum seekers and how EU countries are going to cope.

14.09.2013 07:57

Soyuz spacecraft lands successfully, crew safe (PHOTOS)
Three ISS crew members have successfully returned to Earth on board a Soyuz spacecraft that landed on the Kazakhstan steppe on Wednesday. Two Russians and an American spent 166 days in space.

11.09.2013 05:06

Helm hard a starboard: Norway joins European right turn
Norway’s opposition right-wing parties won a landslide victory in Sunday's parliamentary election, although infighting may produce a minority government. Norway joins a trend of more right leaning administrations in Scandinavia.

10.09.2013 08:31

Judge to deliver Manning sentence on Wednesday
A military judge is deliberating a sentence for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning in the WikiLeaks case, which will be announced Wednesday. Manning faces up to 90 years in prison, with prosecutors asking for at least 60 years behind bars for the whistleblower.

20.08.2013 13:48

Illegal trash trade: E-waste smuggling contaminate developing countries
Disposing of electronic waste these days somehow resembles dumping radioactive waste in a third-world country: it’s illegal, but profitable. Millions of tons of used electronics end up in Asia and Africa, where recycling is a big yet dangerous business.

05.08.2013 05:28

White House 'extremely disappointed' with Snowden asylum
The White House is re-evaluating whether US President Barack Obama needs to participate in a summit this autumn with Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, after Moscow granted asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

01.08.2013 16:46

NSA paid British spy agency $150 mln in secret funds – new leak
The NSA has made hush-hush payments of at least $150 million to Britain’s GCHQ spying agency over the past three years to influence British intelligence gathering operations. The payouts were revealed in new Snowden leaks published by The Guardian.

01.08.2013 15:14

Moscow rips into ‘vicious practice’ of extraditing Russian nationals to US
Moscow voiced outrage over the arrest of a Russian national in the Dominican Republic and his swift transfer to a US jail without Russia’s consent or knowledge last month. Moscow deemed Aleksander Panin’s extradition “unacceptable."

01.08.2013 11:38