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UN: South Sudan has one month left before worst starvation in recent African history
South Sudan – the world’s youngest country, will face one of the most devastating famines to date in a matter of weeks, if radical action to alleviate widespread hunger isn’t taken before the planting season, UN agencies have been saying in April reports.

20.04.2014 08:50

​CIA psychologist who developed torture program defends tactics
A psychologist considered integral to crafting the CIA’s post-9/11 “enhanced interrogation” tactics slammed an unreleased Senate report on CIA torture as inaccurate while defending his role in working with the spy agency amid a volatile era in US history.

19.04.2014 02:51

Kiev promises Russian language status choice as military op enters ‘inactive phase’
Kiev has promised to let the regions decide on the status of any languages on their own, calling for “peace and unity.” Troops remain in eastern Ukraine, although the military operation has been rendered “inactive.”

18.04.2014 12:18

‘Question of whether West really wants de-escalation of Ukraine crisis’
While the Geneva framework agreement seems to be an attempt to de-escalate tensions over Ukraine, it’s a question to what degree the US and the West are really genuine in this agreement, geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser told RT.

18.04.2014 09:48

UN base in South Sudan attacked by ‘peaceful’ mob, dozens dead
Gunmen posing as peaceful protesters forced their way inside the base of the UN mission in Bor, where some 5,000 civilians are seeking protection in the four-month-long conflict, and opened fire, reportedly killing dozens.

18.04.2014 08:16

Russian journalist detained, questioned for 15 hours by Ukraine law enforcement
A journalist for Russia’s LifeNews has been released after being detained and questioned for 15 hours by Ukraine law enforcement. Police allegedly “kicked” the reporter and “other peaceful civilians” during an armed confrontation in Mariupol on Wednesday.

17.04.2014 18:34

Last words of executed Texan: 'It does kind of burn'
Texas executed its seventh inmate this year on Wednesday, after the prisoner’s attorneys failed to convince the Supreme Court he was mentally ill and should not be killed.

17.04.2014 18:37

​Victim’s mother reprieves Iranian Killer with noose around his neck
A young Iranian man convicted of murder has been reprieved at the last second by the mother of his victim.

17.04.2014 17:01

More international involvement in CAR won’t stop bloodshed
Fresh forces, particularly EU and UN troops, are to be sent to stop the ongoing sectarian violence in the Central African Republic, although the problems they are being sent to solve are too deep-rooted to hope for any significant improvements.

17.04.2014 13:50

Clashes during mass eviction in crisis-hit Rome
Riot police clashed with 350 squatter families as security forces evicted people from abandoned offices in Rome. This is the latest incident in the rising tide of violence over the mounting economic crisis.

17.04.2014 07:52

Putin on Kiev op: 'Tanks, jets against own people?! Are they nuts?!'
Putin has criticized Ukraine’s coup-appointed government for using tanks and jets against its own people, during a live Q&A session. Branding Kiev’s approach as a “crime,” Putin said they must open dialogue with eastern Ukraine.

17.04.2014 09:46

‘Washington has miscalculated the wishes of Ukrainian people’
There is no doubt that the US has been meddling with the internal politics of Ukraine and continues to do so, though this time it has miscalculated, former MI5 agent, Annie Machon, told RT.

17.04.2014 08:04

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