An Mi-8 helicopter with 22 people onboard crash-landed on Russia’s Yamal Peninsula in northwestern Siberia.
The United States has announced it will deploy its controversial state-of-the-art F35 jets on Iwakuni military base in Japan in 2017.
The USS Decatur, an American destroyer, has sailed through disputed waters in the South China Sea, with China slamming the move as "illegal" and "provocative.” Read Full Article at RT.com
At least 53 people have been killed and nearly 300 others injured after a passenger train traveling between Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, and the city of Douala was derailed, the country's transport minister confirmed.
More reports of militants shooting at and torturing people trying to leave the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo have emerged, as locals waiting for their relatives by humanitarian corridors share their horrific stories with RT.
Latvian border guards have detained Ella Taranova, a chief producer for Russia’s Rossiya Segodnya international information agency, who arrived for the Baltic Forum in Riga.
The German Parliament has adopted a bill granting country’s intelligence agencies wider powers, including spying on EU facilities, but also introducing broader oversight.
Schiaparelli, the landing craft from the European Space Agency’s Exomars probe, which went missing earlier this week near the surface of Mars, has been apparently destroyed, according to new data.
An airstrike has left 15 women dead and 50 more injured after it hit a Shiite shrine near the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, AFP reports, citing a local official and medic.
The Human Rights Council of the United Nations has voted to open an independent inquiry into the situation in the war-ravaged Syrian city of Aleppo, Reuters reports, citing an official source.
A political scandal is brewing in France after newspaper Le Point published excerpts from the book ‘Notre tres chers emirs’.
No airstrikes will be carried out in Aleppo for another day, as the humanitarian pause for the region has been extended until Saturday evening.
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Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it has presented Alex Van Meeuwen, Belgium’s ambassador in Moscow, with evidence proving the involvement of Belgian Air Force jets in a recent airstrike on a Syrian village that killed four civilians.
Islamic State militants have taken some 550 families from villages around Mosul, and are thought to be holding them as ‘human shields’ close to jihadists’ locations in the strategic Iraqi city, a spokeswoman for the UN human rights office said.
Militants from Al-Nusra Front (now Jabhat Fateh al-Sham) and Ahrar ash-Sham terrorist groups are sabotaging UN efforts, supported by Damascus and Moscow, to deliver humanitarian aid to eastern Aleppo, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday.
Nurses and midwives who chose to promote anti-vaccination on social media or in person could face prosecution, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has warned, urging members of the public to report those who spread “misleading and deceptive” materials.
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After the president of the Philippines announced a separation from the US – a statement which his government has since walked back – Russia’s ambassador to the country said Moscow is ready to provide assistance to and fully cooperate with Manila.
The discovery of a giant dino skeleton by a farmer in Australia has led to new theories as to how and why they spread around the world.