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Suspected suicide bomber detained nr US consulate in Istanbul - reports
Turkish police have arrested a suspected suicide bomber who threatened to detonate a bomb near the US Consulate General in Istanbul, according to local media.

27.02.2015 08:35

‘100yrs to repair Gaza’: Oxfam says blockade remains, aid almost non-existent
Reconstructing Gaza could take an entire century, if Israel doesn’t stop the siege, leading charity Oxfam warned. And that’s just the time frame for essential projects. The NGO’s regional director calls the situation “deplorable.”

27.02.2015 07:11

OSCE ‘welcomes’ artillery withdrawal by both sides in E. Ukraine
The OSCE welcomes the withdrawal of heavy artillery from the demarcation line in eastern Ukraine by both sides of the conflict, the deputy chief monitor of the OSCE mission told RT, adding that the organization needs to know where the weapons are heading.

27.02.2015 04:13

Saudi Arabia to allow Israel use of its airspace to strike Iran – report
Saudi Arabia has reportedly agreed to let Israel use its airspace to attack Iran if necessary, in exchange for “some kind of progress” on the Palestinian issue, Israel’s Channel 2 TV station quoted an unnamed European official as saying.

26.02.2015 23:05

Inmates assault 7 officers at max security prison in S. Carolina, force lockdown
Law enforcement officials in South Carolina dealt with what was billed as a “security incident” or “disturbance” at the state’s largest maximum security prison, which was placed in lockdown according to local news outlets.

26.02.2015 22:48

​US intel chiefs see threats, danger everywhere
The world is fraught with dangers for the United States – including cyber attacks, violent extremism, the so-called Islamic State, organized crime and threats from Russia and China – the country's intelligence chiefs testified on Thursday.

26.02.2015 19:52

Secret Service working with French to track down Paris drone operators – report
Weeks after terror attacks rocked Paris, the US Secret Service is in contact with French officials in the latter’s attempt to uncover who is flying unmanned aerial vehicles over the city – including over the US Embassy and the Eiffel Tower.

26.02.2015 18:06

What a Homeland Security shutdown would mean: Who works & who won’t
Amid a political fight over President Obama’s immigration reform actions, US lawmakers have until Friday night to renew funding for the US Department of Homeland Security. If not, the impacts go beyond the furlough of 13 percent of the agency’s employees.

26.02.2015 15:12

​Why the rise of fascism is again the issue
The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our consciousness.

26.02.2015 14:41

OSCE: ‘Minsk agreement not shopping list, all points must be implemented’
The Minsk agreement is a package of measures all sides have agreed, so it can’t be implemented in half or partially, but with a complete ceasefire and entire hardware withdrawal, Alexander Hug, deputy chief monitor of the OSCE mission to Ukraine, told RT.

26.02.2015 15:20

‘Kiev silencing opposition voices’
The Ukrainian government wants to get “total information control” and prevent any dissident voices heard by the citizens, Nicolai Petro, from University of Rhode Island told RT.

26.02.2015 13:00

‘To counter extremism US should stop pushing people to the extreme’
To stop terrorism, the US should address the frustration, anger and desperation caused by the West’s policies of supporting repressive regimes and coups in the Middle East , Hussam Ayloush of the Council on American- Islamic Relations told RT.

26.02.2015 12:38