Low wages and a lack of available jobs are plaguing the EUs young and educated. Greece’s 15-24 year olds are facing unprecedented levels of unemployment, while Portugal is witnessing a mass exodus as endemic joblessness drives its youth abroad.
The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has taken an unscheduled spacewalk to inspect and fix a coolant leak in its power system. During a nearly six-hour-long spacewalk they have installed a new cooling system pump.
The new $700 million high-tech stage is opening at the Mariinsky Theater in Russia’s northern ‘cultural’ capital, St. Petersburg. The Mariinsky Ballet and Opera have proved immensely popular all over the world for the past two centuries.
Ukraine's presidential pardon commission has turned down jailed former PM Yulia Tymoshenko's pardon request ruling that the issue “is premature”. Sentenced to seven years in prison for power abuse, Tymoshenko is also being investigated in a murder case.
President Vladimir Putin has stressed that Sergey Magnitsky’s death was not due to malicious intent. The Council of Judges also ruled the US ‘Magnitsky List’ was politicized and groundless, as the US had no access to documents relevant to the case.
The huge explosion that tore apart the West Fertilizer plant in Texas was adjacent to homes, a school and other town structures. As investigative reporter David Lindorff tells RT, today in the US corporate interests often trump genuine public concern.