Conflict

Tehran hosts Non-Aligned Movement summit with focus on Syria

Tehran hosts Non-Aligned Movement summit with focus on Syria

Leaders of 120 countries have gathered in Tehran to attend 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement. Summit host Iran is expected to draw up a new peace resolution to solve the crisis in Syria. Nuclear disarmament issues are also on the table. The Non-Aligned Movement represents practically two-thirds of UN member states. The movement was […]

‘UK threat to storm our embassy still in force’ – Ecuador FM Patino to RT (EXCLUSIVE)

‘UK threat to storm our embassy still in force’ – Ecuador FM Patino to RT (EXCLUSIVE)

Ecuador is still concerned over the UK’s threat to storm its embassy in London. In an exclusive interview to RT, the country’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said that Ecuador will not tolerate what it sees as a clear breach of international law. RT: What does Ecuador think about the huge support it has received from ALBA […]

Los Angeles police beat a boy for skateboarding on the wrong side of the street (VIDEO)

Los Angeles police beat a boy for skateboarding on the wrong side of the street (VIDEO)

A young man was brutally pinned down and beaten by Los Angeles police for skateboarding on the wrong side of the road, leaving him with a broken nose, a broken cheekbone and a concussion. Ronald Weekley Jr., 20, had blood coming out of his mouth after four police officers punched him repeatedly in his face, […]

Hackers attack Pussy Riot trial court website

Hackers attack Pussy Riot trial court website

Unidentified hackers broke into the official website of a Moscow court which sentenced three Pussy Riot band members to two years in jail. For some time its front page was defaced with obscenities and video clip of a Bulgarian transvestite singer. On Tuesday morning, the website of the Khamovnichesky District Court was unavailable for a […]

US war on whistleblowers must end – Assange (VIDEO)

US war on whistleblowers must end – Assange (VIDEO)

Julian Assange made his first public appearance in two months, ever since he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Addressing the hundreds of people gathered outside the embassy, Assange thanked them for their support, claiming it was their resolve and presence that stopped British police storming the building. “On Wednesday night, after a […]

Pussy Riot trial: Day of ovations (Op-Ed)

Pussy Riot trial: Day of ovations (Op-Ed)

Their names are thundering across the globe. Their supporters view them as patron saints of the Russian opposition. Their opponents see them as Satan’s spawn. But with the end close, I can’t help but wonder: was the show really worth the hype? There we were, hot, sweaty, irritated after many hours of pushing and shoving […]

Pro-Gaddafi forces capture Bani Walid, 5 NTC troops killed – report

Pro-Gaddafi forces capture Bani Walid, 5 NTC troops killed – report

Fighters loyal to late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have clashed with revolutionary forces in the former-regime stronghold of Bani Walid, taking control of the city in the process. The head of Libya’s National Transitional Council Mustafa Abdel Jalil today warned of the threat of another civil war. At least five NTC troops were killed and […]