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Press TV takes revolutionary steps as the first Iranian international news network, broadcasting in English on a round-the-clock basis. www.presstv.com

20.06.2013

Obama calls for reduction of Russian nukes

Obama calls for reduction of Russian nukes

US President Barack Obama has called on Russia to slash its deployed nuclear weapons by up to a third. “After a comprehensive review, I’ve determined that we can ensure the security of America and our allies — and maintain a strong and credible strategic deterrent — while reducing our deployed… »

28.04.2013

Iraq suspends 10 satellite TV channels for promoting violence

Iraq suspends 10 satellite TV channels for promoting violence

Iraqi authorities have suspended the licenses of 10 satellite TV channels for promoting violence and sectarianism through their coverage of recent wave of violence in the country. Iraq’s leading al-Sharqiya and Qatar-based Al-Jazeera are among the pan-Arabic channels whose operating licenses were revoked on Sunday. The Iraqi Communication and Media… »

24.04.2013

Latin America to tackle exploitation by multinational companies

Latin America to tackle exploitation by multinational companies

Ministers from several Latin American nations have met in Ecuador to discuss ways to deal with the exploitative practices of some multinational companies operating in the region. The First Ministerial Meeting of Latin American Countries Affected by Multinational Interests has been held with the aim of working out a common… »

01.04.2013

CNN spreads lies against Iran, Syria: Ex-correspondent

CNN spreads lies against Iran, Syria: Ex-correspondent

An outspoken investigative journalist and former CNN correspondent has once again stressed that the US-based network is engaged in spreading Western propaganda against Iran and Syria. Syria’s SANA news agency quoted Amber Lyon as saying that when she was working for the CNN, she received orders to send false news… »

26.03.2013

New BRICS bank to rival World Bank, IMF

New BRICS bank to rival World Bank, IMF

The BRICS group of emerging economies has unveiled a new development bank, which is aimed at breaking the monopoly held by Western-backed institutions. “It’s done,” said Pravin Gordhan, South African Finance Minister, on Tuesday, adding that “we made very good progress” on the formation of a World Bank-analogue development agency. »

26.03.2013

Maduro warns of sabotage plans in Venezuela

Maduro warns of sabotage plans in Venezuela

Venezuela’s acting president has accused political opponents of drawing up plans to sabotage the Latin American country’s electricity grid and disrupt food distribution ahead of the April 14 presidential election. Nicolas Maduro made the remarks during a televised speech on Monday, The Associated Press reported. He did not provide further… »

21.03.2013

Turkey: Ankara to end anti-PKK offensive if fighters lay down arms: PM

Turkey: Ankara to end anti-PKK offensive if fighters lay down arms: PM

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the country’s military will end operations against Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) forces if the group stops fighting. “If there are no more armed actions our troops will not undertake armed actions,” Erdogan told reporters the Netherlands. The comment came hours after jailed PKK… »

21.03.2013

Turkey: PKK’s jailed leader, Abdullah Ocalan, announces ceasefire with Ankara

Turkey: PKK’s jailed leader, Abdullah Ocalan, announces ceasefire with Ankara

The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan has announced much-expected ceasefire to end the 28-year conflict between the PKK and Ankara. “We are at a stage where guns should be silenced,” Ocalan said in a letter written from his prison cell that was read out by… »

19.03.2013

Canada detains over 240 in anti-police brutality rally

Canada detains over 240 in anti-police brutality rally

Canadian authorities have detained more than 240 people protesting in Montreal against police brutality on the 15th of March. Around 500 people gathered on Friday to participate in the 17th annual anti-police brutality march. Police reportedly used horses, pepper-spray and controversial kettling tactics to disperse protesters. “Before the march even… »

19.03.2013

US to deploy controversial missile system in Romania

US to deploy controversial missile system in Romania

Bucharest says the United States is going ahead with deploying controversial anti-missile interceptors in Romania despite opposition from Russia. Romanian Defense Minister Mircea Dusa says the missile system will most likely be deployed in 2015. “I have very serious assurances from the American side that the investment in Romania will… »

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