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With its first channel launched in December 2005, the RT network now consists of three global news channels broadcasting in English, Spanish and Arabic, RT America broadcasting from a Washington, DC studio, RT UK airing from London, and a documentary channel RTDoc – in English and Russian. Today RT has a global reach of over 700 million people in 100+ countries. Articles and photographs by RT on Pressenza do not fall under the Creative Commons license are are not reproducible in any way. RT news covers the major issues of our time for viewers wishing to question more and delivers stories often missed by the mainstream media to create news with an edge. RT provides an alternative perspective on major global events, and acquaints an international audience with the Russian viewpoint. rt.com

Scottish nuclear power plant’s lifespan extension ‘undermines democracy’ – Green party

The Scottish Green Party has accused energy film EDF of dictating government policy by extending the life of an East Lothian nuclear power station by seven years. EDF announced on Tuesday the decision to extend the operating life of Torness…

Out of NATO? Thousands call for membership referendum in Montenegro, opposition says

An anti-NATO petition calling for a referendum on the country’s accession to the alliance has gathered “tens of thousands of signatures,” claim opposition leaders. The number obtained may already be enough to make the government conduct the ballot. After the…

‘Invisibility cloak’ for chemo: Lung cancer treated with one-fiftieth of usual dose

Researchers have found a way to treat drug-resistant lung cancer by packaging a chemotherapy drug in containers made from a patient’s own immune system and delivering it directly to tumors. The technique results in 50 times less chemo for patients.…

Danish MPs win overwhelming support for bill stripping refugees of cash, valuables for asylum

Denmark has moved forward with a controversial plan to seize refugees’ cash and jewelry in return for living in asylum centers. The bill has gained a parliamentary majority, implying it should win in an upcoming vote despite heavy criticism by…

Arab-Jew ‘forbidden’ kiss video mysteriously disappears from Facebook

A video of Arab and Jewish couples engaging in “forbidden” kisses has disappeared from Facebook, prompting claims of hacking and censorship.The video by TimeOut Tel Aviv features six couples doing the “forbidden deed”, was a response to an Israeli Ministry…

North Korea claims fully successful ‘miniaturized hydrogen bomb’ test

North Korea has announced it has successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen bomb following an “artificial seismic event” that has likely become the country’s fourth known nuclear test. In a “special and important” announcement at noon, North Korean TV claimed that…

President Obama announces executive action on gun control

President Barack Obama formally announced plans to expand background checks to buy guns and impose other restrictions on firearms through executive action. The order bypasses Congress, further feeding sentiments about the administration’s overreach. “Every year, more than 30,000 Americans have…

US aimed to nuke civilian populations in enemy cities during Cold War – declassified document

A newly released Cold War-era list of nuclear targets shows the US planned to inflict “systematic destruction” on enemy cities and target the “population” of those areas. It is the most comprehensive Cold War nuclear target list to become declassified.…

Ukraine nuclear power plants ‘dangerously’ without power as towers feeding energy to Crimea blown up

In an eerie reminder of a possible nuclear catastrophe, a senior Ukrainian energy official revealed that the attack on transmission towers that cut off the delivery of electricity from Ukraine to Crimea also created an emergency situation at nuclear power…

18yo UK teenage girl becomes 1st to be prosecuted for…fighting AGAINST Islamic State

A British 18-year-old girl has become the first person to be convicted for attempting to join the campaign against ISIS in Syria. She is set to spend 21 months behind bars. Silhan Özçelik from north London fled her home and…

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