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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."

China accuses US of damaging navigation safety with military activities at sea — RT News

Published time: 24 Aug, 2017 18:17The recent surge in US Navy activity represents a danger to the freedom and safety of navigation, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said, in response to a question on the...

Fight of the century or biggest con in sporting history? — RT Sport

On Saturday night, Las Vegas hosts what is set to be the most lucrative fight in boxing history. One half of the equation is an undefeated world champion, the other a boxing novice making his professional...

13yo cheerleader shockingly forced into splits by coach despite pleas (DISTURBING VIDEO) — RT Sport

Published time: 24 Aug, 2017 16:46 Edited time: 24 Aug, 2017 19:48Disturbing footage has emerged of a US high school cheerleading coach forcing a 13-year-old student to perform the splits despite repeated pleas from the...

‘If police destroy you while smashing drug gangs, that’s your problem,’ insists Duterte — RT News

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte admits he underestimated the drug problem and reiterated orders for law enforcement to “destroy” criminals dealing narcotics.Speaking at the opening of a solar energy facility on Wednesday,...

‘Most unique piece in history of sports’ – WBC produces 3,360-diamond ‘Money Belt’ for MayMac — RT Sport

The World Boxing Council (WBC) has crafted a custom ‘Money Belt’ encrusted with 3,360 diamonds to be contested between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor in their megafight this Saturday.Dubbed “the most unique...

New US strategy for Afghanistan is ‘dead-end’ – Lavrov — RT News

Published time: 24 Aug, 2017 13:33 Edited time: 24 Aug, 2017 14:44The new US strategy in Afghanistan has no chance for success, as it mainly relies on the use of force, according to Russian Foreign...

Germany repatriates $28bn in Cold War gold from France & US — RT Business

Published time: 24 Aug, 2017 10:38The German central bank (Bundesbank) has brought back 674 tons of gold reserves kept in Paris and New York since the Cold War. ...

Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons – US defense secretary — RT News

The US is considering supplying lethal arms to Ukraine, US Defense Secretary James Mattis has stated during a visit to Kiev. Washington has also agreed to supply Ukraine with an additional $175 million worth of equipment....

Qatar restores diplomatic ties with Iran amid Gulf states row, envoy to return to Tehran — RT News

Published time: 24 Aug, 2017 11:54Qatar has restored diplomatic relations with Iran, with the Qatari Foreign Ministry announcing that its ambassador would return to Tehran. The decision comes amid a diplomatic row between Doha and...

Huge talcum powder verdict opens floodgates for lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson — RT Business

Published time: 24 Aug, 2017 11:09The $417 million California ruling against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), which concluded one of the company's talc-based powder products caused cancer, has opened a new front in litigation with thousands...