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Venus & Jupiter to pair in spectacular 'Star of Bethlehem' conjunction
The two brightest planets Venus and Jupiter are to appear so close in the sky in the upcoming nights that they will be seen like a single super bright star, which some astronomy-lovers say resembles the biblical 'Star of Bethlehem'.

30.06.2015 07:02

Tweeting Rainbow: Social media explodes in gay pride after SCOTUS ruling
Social media erupted into a storm of rainbows following a landmark ruling by the US Supreme Court making same-sex marriage a legal right in all 50 states.

26.06.2015 19:04

Not in the ‘House of Mouse’: Disney bans selfie-sticks
The Walt Disney Company has announced it will ban selfie-sticks from all its theme parks, citing safety concerns for both visitors and employees. The ban will take effect at the end of June.

26.06.2015 14:27

Free rides only for the rich: Activists expose social divide in Sweden
A social experiment conducted on Stockholm city buses has exposed dramatic social inequality and discrimination against the poor. An actor who tried to get free rides wearing both ‘rich’ and ‘poor’ clothes told RT he was “frustrated” by the results.

26.06.2015 04:00

Proposed copyright bill could outlaw holiday snaps of EU landmarks
A proposal for a new law brought before the European Parliament could outlaw online posting of photographs that include famous tourist attractions, if they are still under copyright.

24.06.2015 12:27

'F**k US imperialism': Germany's ex-finance minister slams defense secretary's Europe visit
Left-wing German politician and former finance minister Oskar Lafontaine had some harsh words for the US on its politics concerning Russia and Ukraine. He has also called on the EU to oppose Washington.

23.06.2015 17:37

​Jihadi brides: Over 100 German women ‘gone to Syria’ to join ISIS militants
At least 110 women have traveled from Germany to Syria in order to marry Islamic State militants, media have counted. Many are accompanied by their children, which brings an estimated number of the under-age taken out of the country to 36.

23.06.2015 16:05

Dylann Roof's obsession with 'My Little Pony'? New York Times tricked by British teenager
The New York Times reporter who published a story over the weekend on Charleston, South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof's online manifesto was fed fabricated details, including that Roof was a fan of 'My Little Pony' and interested in 9/11 memes.

23.06.2015 16:28

‘Real patriotism’: World-famous pianist Lisitsa performs for people of Donbass
Renowned Ukrainian-born pianist Valentina Lisitsa has held a concern in Donetsk, as she continues her strong opposition to Kiev’s military offensive in country’s east, even after her views cost her performances with Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

22.06.2015 23:07

‘Black & weak’?! Israeli minister’s wife all apologies for bad Obama joke
The spouse of the Israeli Interior Minister has apologized for an “inappropriate joke” about US President Barack Obama. “Do u know what Obama Coffee is? Black and weak,” Judy Shalom Nir-Mozes posted on Twitter, addressing her 74,400 followers.

22.06.2015 01:28

Fidel Castro in rare meeting, Venezuela’s top official posts images (PHOTOS)
The President of Venezuela’s Assembly, Diosdado Cabello has shared a rare photograph of the iconic Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, while meeting him in Cuba.

21.06.2015 21:03

Careless ISIS use of Twitter & YouTube enables analysts to track militants' movements
Using geolocation data from some 4,000 entries, a team of analysts has scrutinized tweets and YouTube videos by Islamic State militants and managed to track their movements in Iraq and Syria, and map major and minor attacks by ISIS.

21.06.2015 11:39