• Germany to join ‘fake news' battle in Baltics with new Russian-language media By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

    GERMANY TO JOIN ‘FAKE NEWS' BATTLE IN BALTICS WITH NEW RUSSIAN-LANGUAGE MEDIA

    Germany will help Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to set up Russian-language media outlets to counter the alleged “systematic disinformation”...

    • Israel launches retaliatory strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

      ISRAEL LAUNCHES RETALIATORY STRIKES ON HAMAS TARGETS IN GAZA

      At least four Palestinians have reportedly been wounded in Gaza after the Israeli Air Force conducted a series of retaliatory strikes...

      • Walmart class-action bribery case dismissed by federal judge By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

        WALMART CLASS-ACTION BRIBERY CASE DISMISSED BY FEDERAL JUDGE

        A New York federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit accusing Walmart Stores, Inc. of defrauding shareholders. The complaint...

        • Israeli lawmakers pass biometric database bill By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

          ISRAELI LAWMAKERS PASS BIOMETRIC DATABASE BILL

          Israeli lawmakers have passed a biometric database law to digitally encode personal information of all Israeli residents, including...

          • ‘Arbitrary role of geography': Justice slams SCOTUS decision to dodge death penalty question By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

            ‘ARBITRARY ROLE OF GEOGRAPHY': JUSTICE SLAMS SCOTUS DECISION TO DODGE DEATH PENALTY QUESTION

            The US Supreme Court declined to hear a direct challenge to the death penalty's constitutionality, rejecting a Louisiana inmate's appeal....

            • The great swine-dle: What's killing Bahamas famous swimming pigs? By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

              THE GREAT SWINE-DLE: WHAT'S KILLING BAHAMAS FAMOUS SWIMMING PIGS?

              Life is no longer a beach for Exuma's famous swimming pigs in The Bahamas after several of them were discovered dead. Tourists being...

              • Pentagon proposal would expand US mission in Somalia By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

                PENTAGON PROPOSAL WOULD EXPAND US MISSION IN SOMALIA

                US troops in Somalia may soon get reinforcements and more authority to go after radical Islamic terrorists under a Pentagon proposal...

                • Judge sentences Georgia pair to decades in jail for birthday party hate crime case By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

                  JUDGE SENTENCES GEORGIA PAIR TO DECADES IN JAIL FOR BIRTHDAY PARTY HATE CRIME CASE

                  Two people have been handed lengthy prison terms in Georgia for their part in disrupting the birthday party of an 8-year-old African-American...

                  • NYC cops want to help with Trump's deportation orders, union head says By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

                    NYC COPS WANT TO HELP WITH TRUMP'S DEPORTATION ORDERS, UNION HEAD SAYS

                    Rank-and-file New York City cops are ready to assist with the federal government's expanded efforts to deport undocumented immigrants,...

                    • Mosul exodus: Thousands flee, over 750,000 Iraqi civilians trapped in anti-ISIS battle zone By RT   -   Feb 28, 2017

                      MOSUL EXODUS: THOUSANDS FLEE, OVER 750,000 IRAQI CIVILIANS TRAPPED IN ANTI-ISIS BATTLE ZONE

                      As a US-backed offensive pushes into the western neighborhoods of Mosul, more than 2,000 people left the Iraqi city over the weekend....

                      • Pipeline to move fracked gas across Pennsylvania as critics cry foul By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                        PIPELINE TO MOVE FRACKED GAS ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA AS CRITICS CRY FOUL

                        A subsidiary of the company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline has begun construction on a pipeline that will move as much...

                        • 23yo Indiana infant murderer sentenced to 60yrs in jail after rape charges dropped By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                          23YO INDIANA INFANT MURDERER SENTENCED TO 60YRS IN JAIL AFTER RAPE CHARGES DROPPED

                          A southern Indiana man accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering a 15-month-old baby girl has been sentenced to 60 years in prison...

                          • ‘WTF are you talking about?': German police shut down online bigot By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                            ‘WTF ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?': GERMAN POLICE SHUT DOWN ONLINE BIGOT

                            After German police tweeted the age and nationality of the man who ploughed into civilians in Heidelberg, racist trolls were quick...

                            • SpaceX announces 2018 manned trip to orbit moon By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                              SPACEX ANNOUNCES 2018 MANNED TRIP TO ORBIT MOON

                              Two people have paid for the first private manned mission around the moon, to take place next year, SpaceX has officially announced.

                              • ‘Medieval barbarism': Riga mayor decries fine for use of Russian on official Facebook account By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                ‘MEDIEVAL BARBARISM': RIGA MAYOR DECRIES FINE FOR USE OF RUSSIAN ON OFFICIAL FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

                                The mayor of the Latvian capital Riga, has hit out at the Baltic country's State Language Center after being fined for posting in Russian...

                                • WHO urges quick development of antibiotics to combat superbugs, warns options are running out By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                  WHO URGES QUICK DEVELOPMENT OF ANTIBIOTICS TO COMBAT SUPERBUGS, WARNS OPTIONS ARE RUNNING OUT

                                  The World Health Organization has urgently called for the creation of new drugs to tackle 12 superbugs which do not respond to antibiotics,...

                                  Running, World, Health
                                  • China's solar megastructure captured on camera from space By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                    CHINA'S SOLAR MEGASTRUCTURE CAPTURED ON CAMERA FROM SPACE

                                    China has long been known as a heavy polluter as a result of its rapid industrialization in recent decades, but now it is by far the...

                                    World, Industry
                                    • ‘Refugee spy' working for unnamed ‘foreign power' arrested in Sweden By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                      ‘REFUGEE SPY' WORKING FOR UNNAMED ‘FOREIGN POWER' ARRESTED IN SWEDEN

                                      The Swedish Security Service has arrested a man it claims has been spying on Tibetan refugees on behalf of another country, although...

                                      • New outbreaks of bird flu in Lithuania, Czech Republic and Rep. of Ireland By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                        NEW OUTBREAKS OF BIRD FLU IN LITHUANIA, CZECH REPUBLIC AND REP. OF IRELAND

                                        Lithuania has reported an outbreak of bird flu virus, H5N8, among swans in central areas of the country. Several other cases were also...

                                        • Trump's travel ban receives another blow from court, case won't be put on hold By RT   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                          TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN RECEIVES ANOTHER BLOW FROM COURT, CASE WON'T BE PUT ON HOLD

                                          The court case over the travel ban on people from seven majority-Muslim countries won't be dropped, as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...

                                          Travel