The tweets came fast and cynical: “That’s so science!” “I saw those white lab coats on the men behind [Obama], which pretty much convinced me.” “Another day, another POTUS presser on Ebola. If you missed it, here’s the summary: ‘White … Read the rest
Celtic have backed Aleksandar Tonev after the winger was suspended for seven matches for using “offensive, insulting and abusive language of a racist nature” against Aberdeen defender Shay Logan.
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A massive fire has broken out at the Radio France headquarters building in Paris, causing the evacuation of personnel, according to reports.
The fire engulfed the seventh and eight floors of Maison de la radio (Radio House) in the 16 … Read the rest
Russian “soft power” aimed at promoting the country’s image abroad is working and President Vladimir Putin is its key element, a report presented by the Center for Political Analysis at TASS on Friday says.
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France’s STX shipyard has placed four landing craft in the well dock of the Vladivostok helicopter carrier that is to be sent to Russia, the company said at the Euronaval 2014 exhibition on Friday.
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The US should get ready for a new era of endless wars, stated Pentagon’s chief Chuck Hagel, noting that “tyranny,” “terrorism,” national security challenges and climate change pose a substantial threat to the US and its allies.
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BARCLAYS on Thursday reported its African banking operations showed good profit growth during the third quarter. If sustained, the bank could show earnings slightly above full-year consensus when it reports results for the 2014 financial year.
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The European Union lifted trade sanctions against Zimbabwe on Thursday and will resume development and finance cooperation with the country.
EU ambassador to Zimbabwe Philippe Van Damme told journalists on Thursday that direct aid will resume this weekend, when part … Read the rest
Europe’s weapons manufacturers are interested in closely cooperating with Russia, including in the naval defense sphere, a senior Rosoboronexport official said on Monday ahead of the opening of the Euronaval 2014 international exhibition in Paris.
Deputy Director General Sergey Ladygin, … Read the rest
A TV crew was on board a Borey-class nuclear submarine as it was test-firing a Bulava nuclear missile on Wednesday. A video from the sub shows people entrusted with one of the world’s most powerful weapons in action.
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Cable theft at Cape Town station left countless commuters stranded on Friday morning after trains coming into the city were delayed for hours as the damage was repaired.
Frustrated passengers, stuck on stalled trains just outside the terminal, resorted to … Read the rest
A decade after its first application was turned down, Russia plans to submit another request to the United Nations (UN), seeking to expand its Arctic borders by over 1 million square km, a senior government official said Wednesday.
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Two Royal Air Force jets reportedly threatened to shoot down a Latvian cargo plane, rushing at supersonic speeds to intercept it, after the plane failed to respond to air traffic control over Kent in Southern England and sent authorities into … Read the rest
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization poses a threat to its members by involving them in interventions based on pretty flimsy evidence, Patrick Armstrong, former political counselor at the Canadian Embassy in Moscow told RT.
The new NATO Secretary General Jens … Read the rest