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Violence

‘We got lucky with Russia’: US citizen’s family to RT after Yemen evacuation
The lack of clarity over the evacuation of US citizens from Yemen continues, as more Americans are lifted from the warzone by Russian planes. A relieved family of 10 spoke to RT amid Washington’s continuing inaction.

25.04.2015 10:27

115 children killed in month of Saudi-led operation in Yemen – UN
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured in Yemen as the Saudi-led operation against Shiite Houthi militia forces enters its fifth week, UN agency said, adding that the total number of the dead and wounded kids may be even higher.

25.04.2015 05:51

Israeli soldiers kill 16yo Palestinian wielding butcher’s knife
A Sixteen-year-old Palestinian armed with a large knife was shot dead by Israeli troops in eastern Jerusalem. Israeli police said he tried to attack border patrol officers near a checkpoint.

25.04.2015 02:09

‘Lock them up in a cell’: Family of slain Louisiana man arrested for ‘sagging pants’ angry at police
Family members of Ervin Edwards, who died in a Louisiana jail after being arrested for wearing “sagging pants,” could not hide their grief and anger after seeing the video that showed him being tasered and left motionless on the cell floor.

25.04.2015 00:14

Armenian genocide: 130K march in LA to mark 100th anniversary (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Los Angeles on Friday, marching through the city and onto the Turkish consulate. They were demanding that the killing of around 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 be recognized as genocide.

25.04.2015 01:44

Millions worldwide mark 100th anniversary of Armenian genocide (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Armenians from around the world have been taking part in public memorial services, to commemorate the 1915 massacre of up to 1.5 million of their ancestors at the hands of the Ottoman Turks.

24.04.2015 20:51

Baltimore mayor calls for 'peaceful and respectful' protests
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called on residents to keep the protests “peaceful and respectful” in the Maryland city, and promised a swift investigation into the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

24.04.2015 17:44

‘We’re no heroes’: Off-duty Swedish ‘policen’ capture NYC hearts after breaking up tramp fight
A foursome of Swedish boy-band-lookalike cops, on their way to a performance of Les Miserables, became instant celebrities when they separated two men fighting on the New York subway.

24.04.2015 15:15

Migrants take risky journeys to escape ‘poverty, hunger, insecurity’
People are desperate to escape from the warzones in Syria or Libya where they are facing a profound hunger, Zina Aga, Iraqi Palestinian writer who lost a cousin as he attempted to flee Syria by boat told RT.

24.04.2015 13:28

‘US National Guard’s drills in public aimed at dealing with domestic ‘dissidents’’
US Army field manuals admit that public drills are aimed at dealing with political dissidents that need to be “reeducated to gain a new appreciation of US policies,” Paul Joseph Watson, Infowars Editor at Large told RT’s In the Now.

24.04.2015 14:33

‘The more civilians US drones kill in the Mideast, the more radicals they create’
American drone-strike strategy in the Middle East is counterproductive because killing civilians, even if it’s accidentally, breeds more al-Qaeda or other radical militants, defense analyst Ivan Eland told RT.

24.04.2015 10:02

US Afghan campaign ‘an ignominious failure’
The objective of the continuing US military presence in Afghanistan is an attempt by the Obama administration to avoid the perception of being defeated by the Taliban and other armed resistance groups, Brian Becker from the Answer Coalition told RT.

24.04.2015 09:09