Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, is also it’s most potentially adulterous, Reuters reports. Around 1 in 5 of the population is registered on Ashley Madison, a social network aimed at married people that touts “Life is short. Have an affair” as … Read the rest
The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) today condemned a recent series of armed attacks perpetrated by rebel elements.
“The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) strongly condemns the marked … Read the rest
The United States said Burundi’s elections Tuesday lacked credibility and by pressing ahead, the government “risks its legitimacy.”
The voting “will further discredit the government,” State Department spokesman John Kirby said, after polling went ahead despite opposition protests that President … Read the rest
Five people have been arrested over sporadic violence in Sydney, where right-wing activists from the ‘Reclaim Australia’ movement held a protest with police trying to keep them separated from a counter-rally by pro-tolerance protesters.
Some 150 Reclaim Australia activists gathered … Read the rest
Iran and six leading world powers signed a comprehensive plan for ending international sanctions against Iran in exchange for putting restrictions on its controversial nuclear program. RT takes a look at the groundbreaking document.
The deal signed in Vienna on … Read the rest
A recent sell-off in China’s stock markets is the first major challenge facing the country since the introduction of margin trading, and is believed to have been caused by hostile short-sellers.
In a report on the Chinese news site ifeng.com, … Read the rest
Africa’s ambitious infrastructure built programme is expected to get a boost from the BRICS New Development Bank.
The new bank was launched in Moscow ahead of the 7th BRICS Summit which starts in the city of Ufa on Wednesday evening. … Read the rest
With the rise of hypersonic missiles, fleets have become largely obsolete, reduced as they are to huge sitting ducks. There is simply no defense for a large ship against an incoming MACH5 missile. Carriers can destroy small countries like Libya … Read the rest
Zimbabweans might soon resort to cannibalism if the gripping hunger stalking the nation is not averted, former Finance Minister Tendai Biti has said.
Biti, now secretary general of the MDC Renewal Team, told party supporters in Harare’s dormitory town of … Read the rest
Around the world people use bank machines to access cash: but in the Kenyan capital’s crowded slums, people now use similar machines to access an even more basic requirement — clean water.
In a bid to boost access to clean … Read the rest
Amid worsening violence in Sudan’s Darfur region, a frustrated International Criminal Court prosecutor pleaded on Monday for the United Nations Security Council to take action to ensure justice “for the long-suffering victims of atrocity crimes.”
Wanted President Omar Hassan al-Bashir … Read the rest
Tunisia expects to lose at least $515-million (R6,3-billion) this year, or about a quarter of its estimated annual tourism earnings, following last Friday’s attack on a beach hotel that killed 39 people, mostly British holidaymakers.
The attack by an ISIS … Read the rest
The Palestinian Authority has submitted the first evidence of alleged Israeli war crimes committed during the Gaza conflict in 2014 to the International Criminal Court, seeking to accelerate the investigation of these abuses.
After meeting the ICC chief prosecutor Fatou … Read the rest