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Gift gaffe: UK minister accidentally hands 'death omen' to Taiwan mayor
Britain’s minister of state for transport accidentally presented the mayor of Taipei with a gift which represents an omen of impending death in Chinese culture.

27.01.2015 15:42

‘Empire of Chaos’ in the House
No one in Western corporate media will tell you why US President Barack Obama is hitting Riyadh with a high-powered delegation to “pay his respects” to the new House of Saud potentate, King Salman.

27.01.2015 14:18

‘India wants fruitful relations with both US, BRICS’
India knows what to get and from whom, Dr. Sreeram Chaulia of the Jindal School of International Affairs told RT. It wants to hedge its bets and build close relations with BRICS, while trying to attract investment from the US and Europe, he said.

26.01.2015 12:22

Japan’s trade deficit jumps to $108bn record high
The trade deficit of the world’s third largest economy hit a new record of around $108 billion in 2014, the highest since 1979. Sharp demand for energy in Japan after the Fukushima disaster boosted imports; lower oil prices could reverse this in 2015.

26.01.2015 11:18

Russian consumer watchdog suspends Ukrainian salt imports
Russia is immediately banning the import of table salt from a Ukrainian company because of impurities in the product. Consumer watchdog Rospotrebnadzor says salt from Ukraine’s Artemsol is not up to standard.

26.01.2015 11:21

​British establishment pays tribute to controversial Saudi King Abdullah
UK Prime Minister David Cameron paid tribute to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz after the monarch passed away on Thursday. His death has prompted debate over his legacy, and his relationship with the British establishment

23.01.2015 09:22

‘Davos geniuses ill-equipped to recognize economic structural problems, address inequality’
It’s doubtful the Davos forum will address unemployment as the participants are more concerned with what model of car they should buy than care about people who work for living, says Curtis Ellis Executive Director of the American Jobs Alliance.

22.01.2015 08:59

​Oil price drop is ‘economic warfare against US enemies’
The current oil price decline can be explained by heavy selling in US future markets which is part of an all-out economic war between the US and countries like Russia, Iran and Venezuela, says financial journalist, Willem Middelkoop.

21.01.2015 14:39

​‘US unilateral actions to protect its interests let other govts use same excuse’
US should hold itself to a higher standard and stop acting unilaterally and violating international rules whenever it feels its interests jeopardized, said Nick Sarwark of the Libertarian National Committee on President Obama’s State of the Union speech.

21.01.2015 10:10

Obama: Congress should begin lifting Cuba embargo
US President Barack Obama has called on Congress to begin work on ending the five-decade Cuban embargo in 2015. Instead of “a phony excuse for restrictions,” Washington is now offering “the hand of friendship to the Cuban people,” he said.

21.01.2015 02:04

‘We are fed up!’: Thousands march against TTIP & GMOs in Berlin (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
A broad alliance of farmers, ethical consumers, and anti-capitalist activists staged a march through Berlin that numbered up to 50,000, to denounce the proposed TTIP treaty between the US and EU, and mass farming technologies.

17.01.2015 19:03

‘Boom-bust economy’: IMF praise of UK economic growth dismissed as inaccurate by experts
IMF chief Christine Lagarde’s claim that Britain’s economic growth is inclusive, sustainable and a positive model for struggling European states has been dismissed as inaccurate by experts.

16.01.2015 09:21