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American spy plane over South China Sea is ‘a dangerous development’
China considers growing US military activity in the waters of the South China Sea as hostile, which may lead to destabilizing the situation in the disputed region, Victor Gao, Director of the China National Association of International Studies, told RT.

27.02.2015 13:37

Australian metadata bill proposes phone, internet record storage for 2yrs
A new bill that would force Australian telecom firms to store clients' personal data to help law enforcement agencies track down extremists conspiring to carry out acts of terrorism has attracted the scrutiny of analysts.

27.02.2015 13:00

Farage set for Westminster win, as ‘Nazi dance troupe’ trolls UKIP conference
As the UK Independence Party (UKIP) spring party gathering begins, a poll suggests its leader, Nigel Farage, will win a seat in Parliament in May’s general election. However, conference delegates arrived to the sight of a swastika-clad dancing troupe.

27.02.2015 10:47

‘The OSCE has very difficult task monitoring Minsk deal implementation’
The OSCE is facing a difficult task monitoring the military hardware withdrawal by the opposing sides in Ukraine given the distances and the territory involved, Martin McCauley, author and Russia analyst, told RT.

27.02.2015 09:20

MI6 complicity? Lee Rigby killer’s torture claims investigated, says Cameron
A new inquiry will be conducted into claims that MI6 were complicit in the alleged torture of Michael Adebolajo, one of the two men later convicted of murdering British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich in May 2013.

27.02.2015 09:52

Bill O’Reilly, Brian Williams, and the corporate media phantasmagoria
The scandals that have erupted around the exposure of Bill O’Reilly and Brian Williams as having lied about their wartime experiences provide us with a glimpse into the nature of corporate media.

27.02.2015 11:24

​'Rabid dogs, militiamen': French condemn ultras attack on fans in Kiev
The president of French football club Guingamp has blasted Ukrainian football ultras who provoked clashes during the club's away match with Dynamo Kiev, saying that what he saw at the stadium was “a war with rabid dogs that wanted to fight.”

27.02.2015 10:29

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