Archive for: April 2014

Anti-Kiev protesters take control of govt buildings in the east

Anti-government protesters have taken control of the regional administration building and prosecutor’s office in the city of Lugansk, eastern Ukraine. Protests continue as the deadline for the protesters’ ultimatum to the government expired. For more videos and photos from the scene, follow RT’s stringer Graham Phillips on Twitter “The building is ours. That’s it,” local […]

Philippines activists burn effigy of Obama protesting US pact

Filipino activists stage a protest near presidential palace gates and burn effigies of U.S. and Philippines presidents, denouncing a security pact that will allow more U.S. troops in the country. Hundreds of Filipino activists protested outside the Presidential Palace gates in Manila on Monday (April 28), denoucing the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama. The […]

Erdogan plans legal proceedings to have Gullen extradited

Turkey is planning to begin legal proceedings to have an opposition leader extradited from the US. Local media have quoted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying that Ankara is seeking the extradition of Fethullah Gullen through legal procedures. Erdogan’s comments come a day after he told US media that he wants President Barack Obama […]

John Kerry apologises for Israel ‘apartheid’ remarks

The US secretary of state, John Kerry, has apologised for warning that Israel risked becoming an “apartheid state” if it did not reach a peace deal with the Palestinians, following a barrage of criticism in America. In a statement, Kerry hit back at what he described as “partisan political” attacks against him, while stating that […]

Former Politician Ron Paul: ‘Ukraine is not our business’

Former US congressman Ron Paul says imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine contradicts the precepts of trade: “I’m opposed to virtually all sanctions unless there’s a declared war.”

Tarpley points out fake-OSCE are actually NATO officers

NATO has dispatched its military officers to Ukraine under the cover of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) observers, an analyst tells Press TV in an interview. Webster Tarpley was talking about the OSCE’s team of negotiators sent to Ukraine to secure the release of its military monitors held by pro-Russian protesters. […]

Israel may need to rethink assumptions on Palestinian unity

Israel criticized Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas for siding with a terrorist group instead of pursuing peace with Israel. But Mr. Abbas can’t enforce peace without unity. Seven years after the two main Palestinian political factions violently divorced, their leaders announced today a reconciliation deal that they say will pave the way for a new unity […]

Ukraine: Kiev kills “five terrorists” in Slaviansk operations

The Ukrainian Interior Ministry has said five “terrorists” have been killed in operations by Ukraine’s military against pro-Russian protesters in the east of the country. Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the action as “a very serious crime”. Meanwhile Russian forces go through military exercises near Ukraine’s eastern border and US forces are doing the […]

Portsmouth Muslims work with police to deter Syria jihad

One city facing up to the lure exerted by the conflict in Syria on its young people is Portsmouth. At least eight men and two teenage girls have travelled from the naval port to Turkey and on into Syria in the last six months. Police and the security service are keen to point out that […]

Dublin surgeon’s family killed in mistaken ‘revenge’, court told

The family of a Dublin-based neurosurgeon died in a petrol fuelled blaze in their home when they were mistakenly targeted in a revenge attack following the fatal stabbing of a fitness coach,a court has heard. Dr Muhammad Taufiq al-Sattar’s wife Shehnila Taufiq (47) and three children, daughter Zainab (19), and sons Bilal (17) and Jamal […]

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