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Specter of apartheid in South Africa's violence
Officially, apartheid in South Africa ended more than 20 years ago. But its continuing legacy is manifested today in structural black poverty. This systemic reality underlies the upsurge in violence towards African migrant workers.

20.04.2015 13:20

Putin’s 15 years in politics: 'President' doc to feature never-seen-before footage
An upcoming documentary - ‘President’ - dedicated to Vladimir Putin’s 15 years in power promises unique videos, revelations on the backstage workings of Russian politics, and a human touch to politics.

20.04.2015 08:17

25 killed, almost 400 wounded in missile depot bombing in Yemen
Dozens of people have been killed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, after an airstrike on an army Scud missile depot. The blast caused a huge explosion, with the majority of the dead believed to be women and children, while 398 people were reportedly injured.

20.04.2015 09:16

US computer expert ‘grounded’ after playful plane security tweets
When a computer security expert from Denver tweeted some amusing remarks about hacking the onboard systems of his United Airlines flight, he didn’t know FBI agents would be waiting at his destination. Later, he was refused boarding to another flight.

20.04.2015 05:35

Insurgent leader killed in counter-terror op in Russia’s Dagestan (VIDEO)
A leader of an Islamist insurgency group along with two militant chiefs and their wives have been killed during a Russian Special Forces operation in Dagestan. The dramatic standoff with the besieged militants lasted a day.

19.04.2015 23:52

Khamenei accuses US of creating Iran nuclear weapons ‘myth’
Iran's supreme leader says the United States has created the “myth” of nuclear weapons to paint Tehran as a “source of threat.” The tough rhetoric comes days before nuclear talks are set to resume in Vienna.

19.04.2015 12:34

‘We're not interested in a fair fight’ – US army commander urges NATO to confront Russia
US army commander in Europe says Russia is a “real threat” urging NATO to stay united. The alliance is not interested in a “fair fight with anyone” and wants to have “overmatch in all systems,” Lieutenant-General Frederick "Ben" Hodges believes.

19.04.2015 06:41

Violent ‘highway wildfire’ prompts evacuation of 300 homes in California (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Firefighters have managed to contain and reverse the rapid spread of a wildfire ravishing about 300 acres of land some 35 miles (56 km) east of Los Angeles. Evacuation orders for 300 homes were lifted after the threat was partially averted.

19.04.2015 12:11

France invests €100mn in battle against anti-Semitism & Islamophobia
France is allocating €100 million to battle racism, anti-Semitism and Muslim hate in the wake of recent hatred-driven violent attacks in the country, but it will take at least a decade to get rid of racial tensions, Jewish journalist Zvika Klein told RT.

19.04.2015 03:19

Obama downplays Russia S-300 supply to Iran, ‘jaws drop’ in Israel
US President Barack Obama has admitted he was “surprised” that Moscow held back resumption of S-300 supplies to Iran for so long. Some Israeli officials are reportedly saying the prospect of derailing the Iran nuclear talks is now zero.

18.04.2015 07:15

Italian FM proposes ‘targeted strikes’ to solve ISIS & refugee problems
A massive influx of refugees from Libya, where ISIS extremists have been gaining ground, can be halted or at least reduced by extending “targeted ant-terrorist strikes” into the coastal area, said the Italian FM.

18.04.2015 00:54

Ukraine ceasefire violations blamed on ‘unidentified third party’ – OSCE
The fragile truce in eastern Ukraine has on several occasions been violated by an “unidentified third party,” the OSCE mission stated in its daily report, citing officers of the joint coordination center who were trying to organize a ceasefire.

18.04.2015 02:06