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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 […]

Britain withdraws threat to raid Ecuador’s embassy

Britain withdraws threat to raid Ecuador’s embassy

Ecuador says Britain has withdrawn a threat to raid its embassy to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange – easing tensions between the two nations in their ongoing diplomatic standoff. The Ecuadorian government revealed that it received”a communication from the British Foreign Office which said that there was no threat to enter the embassy.” “We consider […]

US airlines refuse to board passengers based on their clothing

US airlines refuse to board passengers based on their clothing

Several US airlines have been refusing to let ticketed passengers board planes based on how they’re dressed. Being told to change their clothing or not fly, some passengers said they felt unreasonably discriminated against. One woman was confronted by an airline employee for showing too much cleavage on a Southwest Airlines flight, the Associated Press […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Michael Hastings: Pentagon Press Corps is an extension of Pentagon

Michael Hastings: Pentagon Press Corps is an extension of Pentagon

A year after a scathing article in Rolling Stone forced US Army general Stanley McChrystal out of his post in Afghanistan, journalist Michael Hastings reflects on the experience that ended up not at all like he would have imagined. “I was somewhat surprised by the response,” Hastings told RT. His article, The Runaway General, made […]