Kids in a far-eastern Russian orphanage have suffered frequent thrashings, seemingly at the hands of elder orphans. The children’s ordeal caused outrage after footage of the beatings went viral on YouTube.
Thousands Orthodox anti-gay activists broke through police cordon and pursued gay rights protesters in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi, injuring at least 28 people in the process. The violent brawl marred the May 17 International Day Against Homophobia.
Russia’s weapons supplies to Syria are fully in compliance with the law and do not give the government troops any advantage over the rebels, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said commenting on the hype in Western media.
Despite Iraq being rich in natural resources and the US pouring money into its economy for over a decade, Iraqi infrastructure is constantly failing and the people are forced to beg, as RT’s Lucy Kafanov reported from the war-torn country.
Washington, D.C. already has some of the strictest gun-control laws in the country, but the city council is considering a bill that would require prospective gun owners to purchase a $250,000 liability insurance policy.
A suicide blast in the Afghan capital, Kabul has killed two US soldiers and four American civilian contractors, officials said. Nine Afghan civilians, including 2 children also perished in the explosion that struck a military convoy.