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RT (formerly, and still popularly, Russia Today), is a Russian 24/7 English-language news channel that launched in December 2005. The network aims to present the world with a Russian point of view and "become Russia's version of the BBC."

British pound hits 10wk high as May calls for early election — RT Business

Published time: 18 Apr, 2017 12:44Sterling rose to the highest level since February after UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced she would seek to hold a snap general election on June 8. ...

Bangkok street food ban serves up social media outrage — RT News

Published time: 18 Apr, 2017 12:23Bangkok is set to ban its famous food stalls, about a month after the Thai capital was named the world’s best street food destination. Social media users are in despair over...

UN docs show ‘allies knew of Holocaust years before’ finding concentration camps — RT News

Published time: 18 Apr, 2017 12:19Tens of thousands of war crime files documenting early evidence of the Holocaust, which were smuggled out of eastern Germany at the height of World War II, are finally being made...

US business lobby urges Trump to ‘use every arrow’ against China — RT Business

Published time: 18 Apr, 2017 10:06The American Chamber of Commerce is urging the White House to protect US business interests in China, warning 2017 could be the toughest year in decades, Reuters reports....

2 suspects arrested in Marseille, planning attack before election – French authorities — RT News

Published time: 18 Apr, 2017 10:55Edited time: 18 Apr, 2017 11:20Two suspects planning a "violent and imminent attack" have been arrested in Marseille, French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said, adding that security has been stepped up...

Russia lifts Far East visa requirements for 18 countries to boost tourism & development — RT Business

Published time: 18 Apr, 2017 10:49Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on Monday, allowing citizens of 18 countries visa-free travel to the Russian Far East starting August 2017. ...

Up to 2.5 million Turkish votes were possibly ‘manipulated,’ intl observer says — RT News

It is possible that 2.5 million Turkish votes were “manipulated,” changing the results of the recent constitutional referendum, an international observer monitoring the Turkish referendum told ORF radio.Alev Korun, an Austrian MP...

ISIS in talks with Al-Qaeda, Iraqi vice president warns — RT News

The leader of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) is in talks with Al-Qaeda about a possible alliance, Iraq’s Vice President Ayad Allawi said, citing information from Iraqi and other regional sources.“The discussion...

Thousands of civilians killed in terrorist capital siege — RT News

Published time: 18 Apr, 2017 09:45Six months have passed since the siege of Mosul was officially launched by the Iraqi army and its allies, including the US. Thousands of civilians have been killed in the battle,...

1,000s protest Turkey referendum results as Erdogan tells European observers to ‘know your place’ — RT News

Thousands of people took to the streets of Istanbul to protest the results of the referendum that extended powers of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Meanwhile, Erdogan celebrated his anticipated victory, telling international observers not to...