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​‘No looser, no victor solution is best for Libya’
The conflict in Libya should not be interpreted as one group’s crimes against another group, Edmund Ghareeb, an expert on US-Arab relations, told RT.

27.08.2014 14:47

Russia: We don’t want the Arctic to become arena of conflict
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov attempted to dampen the escalating rhetoric around the Arctic, after his Canadian counterpart said his country was ready “to protect its sovereignty” in the resource-rich region.

27.08.2014 19:45

'Executions, amputations and lashings': ISIS commits war crimes in Syria, UN says
Both the Islamic State militants and the Syrian government have committed crimes against humanity during the civil war in Syria, a report by a special UN panel says.

27.08.2014 14:42

New hotbed of Ebola found in Congo as serum-treated doctor dies
Officials from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say that a second, separate outbreak of the deadly virus has occurred in the country. Meanwhile, a Liberian doctor treated with an experimental serum against the illness has passed away.

25.08.2014 17:16

US journalist freed in Syria after 2 years in captivity
American journalist Peter Theo Curtis was released by his kidnappers to UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, Syria after being held captive for nearly two years by Al Qaeda’s Nusra Front. The Qatari government is said to have negotiated his release.

24.08.2014 21:17

‘I regret Russian aid convoy issue became highly-politicized’ – UN humanitarian chief
The UN recognizes the dire situation in east Ukraine, and underlines the importance of avoiding politicizing humanitarian issues, as happened with the Russian aid convoy, UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos told RT.

23.08.2014 17:55

Outgoing UN rights chief fires broadside at UN Security Council
UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay fired a parting shot at the UN Security Council before stepping down, saying that governments are putting short-term goals and national interests ahead of human suffering, global peace and security.

22.08.2014 13:13

469 Gaza children killed, over 370,000 need ‘psychosocial aid’ – UNICEF
At least 469 children have been killed and over 3,000 injured in Gaza since the start of the Israeli offensive, a senior UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) official said, adding that more than 370,000 Palestinian kids require “immediate psychosocial first aid.”

22.08.2014 03:05

Ebola crisis: Air France crews call for flight cancellations
The union behind Air France has launched a petition to immediately stop flights to Ebola-hit countries until the virus is under control, as fears flare up over the largest epidemic the world has ever seen.

20.08.2014 06:57

​UN calls for Ebola passenger screening as W. Africa death toll passes 1,200
The number of cases of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has climbed to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organization said. It urged affected countries to screen all people at international airports.

19.08.2014 12:58

Kiev must publish record of MH17 communications with traffic control – Russia
Kiev should make public the records of communications between the Ukrainian air traffic control and the Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in the hours before it was shot down over Ukraine’s turbulent east, Russia’s UN envoy said.

19.08.2014 10:42

Fear & loathing in Liberia as Ebola ‘plague villages’ pop up in countryside
In scenes reminiscent of medieval Europe, “plague villages” have appeared across Liberia as the West African nation faces the spreading Ebola epidemic. The World Health Organization is urging people leaving the disease-hit countries to get screened.

18.08.2014 13:22

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