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‘We are Many’: anti-Iraq War documentary showered with plaudits
A new documentary by a British filmmaker recounting the day millions of people marched against the 2003 Iraq War has been praised by critics for depicting the widespread opposition to the US-led invasion.

22.05.2015 12:59

Kiev’s limitations on human rights in Donbass ‘not a carte blanche’
Ukraine’s derogation from certain human rights obligations in east Ukraine does not give it carte blanche; all restrictions must be proportionate or necessary, and monitored by international bodies, Rachel Denber of Human Rights Watch, told RT.

22.05.2015 09:58

How Europe changed its tune- 60 years of Eurovision
On Saturday night in the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna the grand final of the 60th Eurovision Song Contest takes place. Twenty-seven countries, not all of European, will compete for the prize, won last year by the Austrian ‘bearded lady’ Conchita Wurst.

22.05.2015 10:22

CIA torture report won’t be released to public, judge rules
A federal judge ruled Thursday that the Senate’s nearly 7,000-page report on the CIA’s torture practices during interrogations in the wake of 9/11 will not be made public, marking a setback for civil liberties advocates.

22.05.2015 03:14

‘Surge’ architects want US ground troops in Iraq to wash out ISIS
Speaking to lawmakers, retired Army officers and think tank officials who engineered the 2006 US “surge” in Iraq advocated a return of US ground troops to the region, lamenting the fall of Ramadi as a strategic setback in the war on Islamic State.

22.05.2015 01:09

Hilary Clinton’s emails raise concerns over Libya
The US State Department is due to release the first batch of Hilary Clinton’s private emails. The Special House committee is investigating the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, amid concerns about security in Libya well before the attack.

21.05.2015 16:30

Iraq Diary, Day 4: Meeting one of Iraq’s most powerful men
On Wednesday, we got a better understanding of Ayatollah Sistani’s role in the formation of Hashd Shaabi, met a leader of an anti-IS (Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL) Sunni group of fighters, and interviewed one of most powerful men in Iraq.

21.05.2015 16:23

Moscow ready to supply weapons to Iraq to help fight ISIS
Moscow and Baghdad have been expanding military cooperation, President Vladimir Putin said, and Russia is ready to supply weapons to Iraq to aid the fight against Islamic State militants’ advance in the region, said Russia’s FM Sergey Lavrov.

21.05.2015 16:18

​Pro-Israel bias: BBC admits editorial breach in interview with Israeli defense chief
The BBC has reached a “provisional finding” to uphold complaints made by Palestinian activists that the broadcaster breached its editorial guidelines in a “soft” interview with the Israeli defense minister.

21.05.2015 10:55

EU not sure where Ukrainian ‘Frankenstein monster’ will lead it
Wiser heads seem to be prevailing in the European Union, where many observers fear the West may have overplayed its hand against Russia, UK-based journalist Neil Clark told RT.

21.05.2015 14:14

Kiev at war with its own citizens, not Russia - Kremlin
The Russian president's spokesman has refuted Petro Poroshenko's claims that Ukraine is waging a direct war with Russia, saying that Kiev is at war with Ukrainian citizens.

20.05.2015 12:19

​Ex-Royal Navy sailor to RT: Trident whistleblower’s security allegations true
As Royal Navy whistleblower William McNeilly remains in military custody for criticizing Trident nuclear safety procedures, an ex-Navy sailor who backs many of his allegations has spoken at length to RT.

20.05.2015 12:24