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Rory Suchet

Depleted uranium used by US forces blamed for birth defects and cancer in Iraq
The US military’s use of depleted uranium in Iraq has led to a sharp increase in Leukemia and birth defects in the city of Najaf – and panicked residents are fearing for their health. Cancer is now more common than the flu, a local doctor tells RT.

22.07.2013 03:06

UK anti-terror law allows border cops to seize phone data with no justification
UK border police can seize mobile phone data from anyone entering Britain without any justification. Under an anti-terror law, authorities can examine personal information and retain it for as long as they deem necessary.

15.07.2013 18:34

‘Free from imperial persecution’: Three Latin American countries offer shelter to Edward Snowden
Bolivia, Nicaragua and Venezuela have indicated that they could give asylum to the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. It comes in the wake of the UNASUR summit, where Latin American leaders slammed EU ‘imperial’ skyjack of President Morales’ plane.

06.07.2013 00:54

Day 150: Gitmo hunger strike continues amidst world’s outrage
The hunger strike in Guantanamo detention facility enters its 150th day with prisoners accusing the guards of worsening treatment and abusive searches. Doctors urge to stop the force-feeding in the prison and more voices call to shut it down.

04.07.2013 22:38

Snowden stops over in Moscow en route to 'third country' with WikiLeaks help
Whistleblower Edward Snowden has reportedly stayed overnight at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. The former CIA contractor, who left Hong Kong in a bid to elude extradition to the US on espionage charges, is on his way to a ‘third country’ via Russia.

23.06.2013 07:43

‘US support for human rights merely a show’ – relatives of Yemeni Gitmo detainee
As the Guantanamo hunger strike enters its 120th day, the US House of Representatives has voted to keep the notorious detention center open in Cuba, blocking the use of taxpayer money to house any detainees transferred out of the prison.

05.06.2013 06:17

Second fatality, thousands injured as police try to curb Turkey protests
A second fatality has been confirmed as protests in Turkey enter their fifth day. With several thousands already reported injured Turks continue to flood social media with video, images, and allegations of police brutality.

04.06.2013 02:43

Radical Jewish youths ‘in survival mode state’ step up attacks against Arabs
With street violence against Arabs and the number of ‘price tag’ attacks, often involving Israeli youngsters, on the rise, PM Benjamin Netanyahu has been forced to decry “racism against Israeli Arabs and acts of hooliganism against Palestinians.”

03.06.2013 06:30

Turkey police brutality: Cops attack protesters, use gallons of tear gas (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
The brutal suppression of a peaceful environmental sit-in in Istanbul ignited a nationwide protest against the Turkish government. Allegations of police crossing the line between keeping the order and oppression are mushrooming in the social media.

03.06.2013 07:30

Court-martial trial for Bradley Manning over WikiLeaks starts Monday
The United States Army private responsible for the biggest intelligence leak in US history finally begins trial in a military court on Monday, after more than three years of pretrial detainment.

02.06.2013 17:15

Spilt coffee and sleepless nights: Cosmonaut details ISS life as new mission begins
The Russian Soyuz TMA-09M crew has safely arrived at the ISS to join three others already on-board. Earlier, RT got the scoop on life in zero gravity from Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin.

28.05.2013 16:40

‘They don’t want to integrate’: Fifth night of youth rioting rocks Stockholm
Youth gang riots in the Swedish capital Stockholm have entered fifth straight night. Hundreds of mostly immigrant teenagers tore through the suburbs, smashing windows and burning cars in the country’s worst outbreak of violence in years.

23.05.2013 08:13