High levels of radiation in the area around Fukushima, Japan have been discovered at locations intended for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Is the international sporting event in danger? RT America’s Michele Greenstein explains the lasting impact of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Then Kevin Kamps, radioactive
The UN Security Council will convene on Monday after Russia’s request to discuss the international chemical weapons watchdog report on the alleged chemical attack in Syria’s Douma. The work of the OPCW fact-finding mission into the April 2018 incident has been called into question after
A super-rich one percent of the world’s population has accumulated twice as much wealth as the remaining 90 percent, global charity Oxfam said in a newly-released report.
WikiLeaks has released a fourth batch of documents from the OPCD that cast further doubt on its report on allegations of a chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma last year. They reveal the OPCW chose to ignore evidence that contradicts its conclusion that
A scathing report has been released, which details years of deliberate disinformation on the part of top US officials who, it transpires, have been putting on a brave face, despite knowing the unpalatable truth about the Afghan war See Also: (Russia Today) – Mantra of
Rick Sanchez discusses a recent report that Washington intends to send as many as 14,000 more US troops to the Middle East, and the Pentagon’s denial thereof. Then RT America’s Faran Fronczak reports on the US’s fraught Middle East policy and its growing belligerence toward
Bolivia’s ousted president, Evo Morales, has told RT that the Organization of American States played a key role in deposing him, and that Bolivia’s huge reserves of lithium had spurred on the coup. Morales fled Bolivia earlier this month shortly after winning re-election to the
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo commented on several protests taking place across the globe but not on those in Bolivia. From Latin America to the Middle East, Washington’s stance on world protests depends on national interests. See Also: (Russia Today) – US says it’s
Impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump over his phone call with the leader of Ukraine has seen White House officials subpoenaed over the President’s contacts with Kiev. The Democrats spearheading the probe, saying ‘Trump has left them no other choice’. As for US military aid, which
Mainstream US news outlets have finally decided to focus on the Syria conflict, a conflict they’ve hitherto mostly ignored. But their dearth of coverage of Yemen and Libya conflicts speaks volumes. Rick Sanchez explains. Then RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins to discuss the unlikely friendship
Russia is helping China build a warning system for missile attacks: it was revealed by President Putin at the annual international affairs conference, the ‘Valdai Discussion Club’ that is currently underway in Russia. The President reminded attendees that Russia and the US are the only
The father of whistleblower Julian Assange, John Shipton, gives a speech during an event called #Candles4Assange at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday, October 2. WikiLeaks’ founder Assange is currently serving a 50-week sentence at Belmarsh prison for breaching bail in 2012. He is facing a
George Galloway talks on the outcome of Israeli elections See Also: (Russia Today) – Where are the borders of the State of Israel? – Erdogan to UNGA | 2019 Addressing to #UNGA Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip #Erdogan asked a question about borderline between #Israel and
‘There’s outrage in America at America’s war on Afghanistan not outrage, you understand at the loss of blood and treasure that it has cost – outrage at Donald Trump secretly meeting a Taliban representative at Camp David to try and bring it to a close’
Rick Sanchez dismantles the legacy of departing national security advisor John Bolton and gives a review of the global damage wrought by his foreign policy blunders. We’ll also hear former presidential candidate and US Representative Dr. Ron Paul (R-Texas) and former naval intelligence officer John
Millions of weapons made in Serbia have reportedly fallen into the hands of Islamic State fighters in Yemen and Syria – after they were bought by the United States and its allies, according to documents seen by a Bulgarian investigative journalist. See Also: (RT) –
A former Fox news contributor is suing media outlets who accused him of spinning conspiracy theories over leaked emails from the Democrats. Ed Butowsky had suggested former staffer at the Democratic National Committee Seth Rich passed on sensitive information to Wikileaks. But in his lawsuit,
UK foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has unveiled an initiative that aims to safeguard the press – even as he defends the imprisonment of Julian Assange. RT took a closer look at Hunt’s self-professed concern for media freedom. See Also: (Russia Today) – ‘You are Big
US has already imposed tariffs on two hundred billion dollars worth of Chinese imports, over what it sees as unfair trade practices. Beijing retaliated by slapping its own levy on hundreds of American agricultural products.
The US’ reckless maximum pressure campaign against Tehran and nations dealing with it is deeply provocative and hurts international relations, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said, warning against a major “crisis.” Speaking at a joint press conference with the Russian President Vladimir Putin in
The US is sending the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Persian Gulf to “send a clear and unmistakable message to the Iranian regime.” National security advisor John Bolton announced the plan on Sunday and said it was
The UN’s now assessing whether Ecuador’s decision to place Julian Assange under strict surveillance violated the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. RT interviewed a friend of Julian Assange, Swedish journalist, Johannes Wahlstrom, who is sure his rights were violated numerous times.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo branded North Korea’s leader a ‘tyrant’….but when pressed stopped short of using that same label for Egypt’s ‘hard-line’ president…
April 11th, 2019 See Also: (Wikileaks) – #FreeJulian livestream roundtable Today 11 April 2019 Julian Assange has been arrested by the London Metropolitan Police inside the Ecuadorean Embassy. Subsequently it has been revealed by the US Department of Justice that he will be subjected to
Google’s biased search algorithm actually flipped seats in the 2018 US midterm elections, according to a researcher who found the search engine’s ‘dramatically biased’ results could have shifted over 78 million votes to Democrats.
Dr. Martin Pall, professor emeritus at Washington State, joins News.Views.Hughes to discuss studies into the harmful health effects of electromagnetic fields. He argues that the toxic and dangerous character of EMF’s are already well-established and that the advent of 5G technology will be that much
PressTV UK Videos – Published on Feb 28th, 2019 See Also: (Russia Today) – India shows evidence of US-made missile being used by Pakistan to hit its jet
Roger Waters: US is having another go at a coup – now in Venezuela.
‘Do we really want another Iraq or Syria?’ Pink Floyd ex-frontman Roger Waters is slamming Virgin tycoon Richard Branson’s aid concert for Venezuela as a sham, warning fans and performers not to be “led down a garden path that ends in regime change.”
US President Donald Trump warned the Venezuelan military that they are risking their lives and future by supporting President Maduro in a heated speech.
The #BBC’s #Syria producer claims that video of the supposed aftermath of a toxic strike in the Syrian city of #Douma, was in fact staged.
Every so often, you may have noticed, the media – much of it – lose their minds. They become obsessed. Crazed. Fixated on something to the point of madness. And it’s happening again…
The four-part Al Jazeera documentary about how the government and intelligence agencies of Israel work with US Jewish groups to spy on, smear, and attack critics, was blocked due to heavy Israeli pressure. It was recently leaked online by the Chicago-based Electronic Intifada, the French
The outgoing IDF chief of staff has spilled the beans on a poorly guarded secret of the Israeli military, that it has supplied Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar Assad’s government with weapons “for self-defense.” See Also: (Russia Today) – US media biased in favor of
A number of human rights defenders have urged Israeli authorities to stop spraying dangerous herbicides over territory in Gaza. In a letter to military officials, they insist that it contravenes both Israeli and international law.
Rick Sanchez explains how Israel has used commercial planes to covered airstrikes in Syria and how this unprecedented way of attacks is violating the rule of war on the use of civilians as humans shields. Then, RT correspondent Michele Greenstein joins to discuss. See Also:
The UK army’s appealing to snowflakes and selfie addicts – in its latest campaign to get the younger generation to enlist. But just how many would be willing to swap phone time for the frontlines?
Saudi Arabia’s bombing campaign in Yemen against Houthi fighters – deemed terrorists by Riyadh – has been ongoing for more than three years now. Yet – what the UN calls ‘the world’s worst man-made humanitarian crisis’ – apparently garners less attention than the murder of
People dressed in yellow vests are continuing their anti-government protest in Paris for the seventh week in a row. The Yellow Vest movement emerged spontaneously last month after French President Emmanuel Macron announced controversial hikes in fuel prices to encourage a transition towards greener energy.
In a big win for whistleblowers London police will be forced to reveal documents passed between U.S. and British authorities concerning WikiLeaks editors. An Italian journalist, and partner of WikiLeaks, has successfully appealed a Freedom of Information case with the Metropolitan Police.
Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two ex-bankers over the multi-billion dollar looting of state fund, 1MDB. The US bank denies the accusation, claiming it was deceived by the previous Malaysian government.
Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the passing of George H.W. Bush and why France’s Yellow Vest revolt is a rejection of neoliberalism. Doctor Ron Paul talks about the future of trade, NATO and his hopes for America in 2019.
Published on Dec 14th, 2018 – Arrests made as yellow-vested protesters condemn high living costs
Pakistan’s human rights minister Shireen Mazari criticizes the incompetence of US and NATO in resolving terrorism problem across the region.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin comments on the clash between Russian and Ukrainian military ships in Kerch strait
Two massive pods totaling up to 145 pilot whales beached & died after washing up on an hard-to-reach sandy beach in New Zealand. Half of the stranded mammals died when the help arrived, the rest were put down.
In a bid to counteract negative publicity, social media giant Facebook hired a PR agency to discredit critics by claiming that they were agents of liberal billionaire George Soros, a New York Times report has revealed.
How much were ISIS terrorists paid for atrocities? RT obtains documents shedding light on the matter
RT Arabic has obtained documents detailing money and rewards paid by Islamic State to its fighters. For example, 200 dollars for the capture of anyone deemed to be an infidel and 14-hundred for destroying a tank. And it shows ISIS terrorists were not just motivated
Saudi-led Yemen strikes destroy UK aid with British bombs – Oxfam slams London’s ‘incoherent’ policy
UK charity Oxfam has expressed alarm at coalition-led air strikes repeatedly hitting British aid projects in Yemen. An Oxfam representative brands Britain’s approach to Yemen ‘incoherent’, adding that the humanitarian crisis there continues to worsen with medical facilities and water supply systems being targeted.
Anya Parampil dissects a recent speech made by senior Treasury official Marshall Billingslea at the Brookings Institution, in which he claims governments in Venezuela and Nicaragua “threaten the integrity” of the international financial system. Anya exposes the banking and oil interests which fund Brookings and
In the wake of Pittsburgh and mail bombs incidents, social media sites have come under increased scrutiny. In both cases, the suspects had expressed their hostility online. We put the links between social media and hate speech, up for debate. See Also: (Russia Today) –
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has reinstated a lawsuit by a group of former child slaves accusing food conglomerates Nestle and Cargill of perpetuating slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.
Thursday sees the start of #NATO’s largest war games since the end of the Cold War. #TridentJuncture will include tens of thousands of troops, as well as warships and planes. Drills are being conducted in #Norway – which shares a border with Russia. The Russian
The Pentagon has defended its airstrike on a mosque in Syria last Friday – saying it was targeting Islamic State militants inside. Reports say dozens of civilians were killed in the attack in Deir ez-Zor province. The Syrian Foreign Ministry is now calling for international
Hundreds of people held a march on the Pentagon to protest against US military actions overseas. The march was organised by a coalition of activists from Answer Coalition, Code Pink, Veterans for Peace, and others. See Also: (Russia Today) – US tries to become judge
The US is pulling out of a nuclear missile pact with Russia. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty requires both countries to eliminate their short and medium-range atomic missiles. But President Trump accuses Moscow of failing to uphold its side of the deal.
The United States is to close its consulate in Jerusalem dealing with Palestinian affairs and merge it with the new embassy in the city, which was controversially moved from Tel Aviv earlier this year. Palestinian leaders are condemning the move, saying it will further fuel
The UN claims the situation in Yemen is catastrophic, warning that up to 13-million people are facing starvation, if the war doesn’t end soon. See Also: (Russia Today) – UK & US-led coalition in ‘deep denial’ of civilian deaths in Syria’s Raqqa – Amnesty International
Israeli forces shot dead 6 Palestinians on Friday in one of the deadliest days in months of mass protests along the security fence separating Gaza and Israel, Gaza’s Health Ministry said. The ministry added that at least another 140 Palestinians were wounded by live bullets.
Alternative voices online are incensed after Facebook and Twitter closed down hundreds of political media pages ahead of next month’s crucial midterm elections. Facebook says they broke its spam rules, they say it’s censorship. See Also: (Russia Today) – Facebook polices content, banning hundreds of
When it comes to policing the web, Google thinks it knows what’s best for us. A leaked company briefing called ‘The Good Censor’ outlines it, and indeed more of the Internet’s behemoths, including Facebook & Twitter, are grappling with how they censor content. And that
A contract for the delivery of five S-400 systems, one of Russia’s most advanced anti-aircraft weapons, has been signed between Moscow and New Delhi.
The Russian Defence Ministry has released video footage of the delivery of S-300 systems, interceptor missiles, radars and other hardware to Syria to boost the country’s air-defense capabilities in the wake of the Il-20 incident.
Germany has reportedly approved new arms exports to Saudi Arabia worth almost 300-million dollars. The move comes despite strong criticism of the Saudis for their participation in the Yemeni conflict, which has resulted in thousands of civilian casualties. See Also: (Russia Today) – Pre-emptive hit:
Iran has lashed out at Israeli claims, made at the UN General Assembly, about alleged secret Iranian atomic warehouses. Tehran says rather it’s Israel which is the only country in the region with undeclared nuclear weapons. See Also: (Russia Today) – ‘Lavrov’s patience tested one
The US has switched from military coups and now effects regime changes through courts and parliaments, to deal with dissident Latin American leaders and claim their countries’ oil, Bolivian President Evo Morales has told RT. See Also: (Russia Today) – New Russian MoD details refute
September 24th, 2018 – Russian News
Within two weeks Russia will complete the delivery to Damascus of an S-300 air defense system previously suspended on a request by Israel as part of response to the downing of a Russian plane amid an Israeli air raid on Syria. See Also: (Russia Today)
The Russian Ministry of Defense is revealing a detailed chronology of the downing of a Il-20 plane near the coast of Syria six days ago. Earlier, the Russian MoD said the plane had been used as cover by Israeli F-16 jets during their strikes in
‘US reports anything to justify foreign policy’: State department blames terror in Syria on its govt
The US State Department has blamed the rise of terrorism in Syria on the country’s government and its allies. That’s according to Washington’s latest report on the matter.
‘If the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem has to look like a nail’ – General Wesley Clark comments about the US plan to go to war in 7 countries in 5 years. Real.Video Backup
Quote: “Today, the solitary inventor, tinkering in his shop, has been overshadowed by task forces of scientists in laboratories and testing fields. In the same fashion, the free university, historically the fountainhead of free ideas and scientific discovery, has experienced a revolution in the conduct
The Russian military says an Israeli raid on Syria led to the shooting down of a Russian Il-20 plane by Syrian air defense forces. See Also: (Russia Today) – Russian Il-20 downed by Syrian air defense forces – MoD The Russian military say the Israeli
Key leaders and business chiefs from across the Asia-Pacific region have gathered in Russia’s port city of Vladivostok for the Eastern Economic Forum. On the sidelines of the event, President Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have been holding closed-door talks.
The Russian military has obtained “irrefutable” data that terrorist groups, including Jabhat an-Nusra, and the infamous White Helmets met in Idlib province on Sunday, according to the ministry’s spokesperson Igor Konashenkov.
Some 40 years on, the groundbreaking music of Pink Floyd sounds fresh and deep, and the lyrics of Roger Waters are as relevant as ever. How hard is the balancing act between music and politics? We talked to the legend himself – Roger Waters, musician,
Despite having a “fairly good penetration” of the Syrian opposition groups, the US has not seen any evidence suggesting that the militants in Idlib are capable of staging a chemical attack, the US defense secretary claimed.
A global network of intelligence agencies wants easier access to your private and encrypted messages. In a barely veiled warning to tech companies, it has promised to make things tough for those that don’t comply.
One of Hollywood’s biggest scandals was kept under wraps by a prominent news channel, according to the claim of one NBC producer who says journalists were deliberately stopped from breaking accusations against Harvey Weinstein.
According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, at least 120 protesters were injured after Israeli forces deployed tear gas and reportedly used live ammunition to disperse crowds. The series of protests known as the March of Return were launched along the Gaza-Israel border on March 30
Published on Oct 21st, 2016
The U.S. has warned India it could be facing sanctions – if Delhi goes ahead with the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence system.
Political activist and outspoken British rock musician Roger Waters from Pink Floyd, who has long been a vocal critic of the Syrian organisation, shared his thoughts with RT. He’s currently in Russia on tour and spoke at length to Sophie Shevardnadze. The full interview with
The last stronghold of rebel and terror groups in Syria – the northern province of Idlib – is surrounded by the Syrian Army. With a decisive battle looming, civilians are fleeing the area through humanitarian corridors set up by the Syrian government and Russia. See
Norwegian Palestine-solidarity activist Kristin Foss was shot twice in a week by Israeli soldiers. The first time she was shot whilst standing with her hands raised, and the second occurred when she was standing against a wall.
The upcoming 2018 US midterm elections might be targeted by Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton has warned, while declining to provide any evidence.
A Facebook page containing pro-Palestinian posts has been taken down by the social media giant. The latest in a string of pages removed by Facebook, it has renewed claims of “censorship” against the company.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has formed a special group that will co-ordinate Washington’s policy on Iran, that’s as it continues to pressure the country with sanctions. The head of the new group, Brian Hook, says the US is prepared to punish any country
According to an investigation by war correspondent Robert Fisk a large batch of weapons, discovered in formerly terrorist-controlled areas of eastern Aleppo in Syria, came from the West. Robert Fisk tracked serial numbers on the missile casings, and tried to find out how those weapons
The U.S. has confirmed its armed drones have been operating in the west African country of Niger for more than 6 months now.
The reason behind Ecuador’s change of heart towards Assange is unclear, but “pressure has been brought to bear, presumably by the United States,” human rights activist Peter Tatchell believes. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9b6t See Also: (John Kiriakou) – John Kiriakou: Assange may be charged with espionage if
Although some members of the Western-supported White Helmets may be in the business of saving lives, the group is also a ‘propaganda organization,’ author Sy Hersh has told RT’s ‘Going Underground.’ The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist also spoke about reporting in the United States and how
In primetime CNN is trailing behind HGTV, the History Channel and the Food Network. MSNBC is also trailing after making gains against Fox News last year. To put Fox News’ lead into perspective, by total average viewers in prime time, they are leading with 2.3
Published on Nov 13, 2011 – Americans are in the crosshairs of terrorists worldwide purely due to Washington’s policy in the Muslim world, not because there is an Islamic enemy whose only aim is to kill Americans for their freedoms and lifestyle, insists a former
It’s been 6 years since Wikileaks editor Julian Assange entered the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and he hasn’t left since. Assange sought refuge there to avoid being extradited to Sweden over sexual assault allegations in a case later dropped. But he’s still a wanted man
Published on Jun 15th, 2018 – Incredible! Epic! YUGE!
State Attorney General Maura Healey announced that Massachusetts is suing Purdue Pharma on behalf of 670 Massachusetts residents who were prescribed OxyContin, became addicted to opioids, overdosed and died. The 80-page complaint filed Tuesday in state court says the pharmaceutical company violated the state’s consumer
The summit in Singapore was full of mutual reassurances, but, as Murad Gazdiev reports, North Korea should look to the example of other countries who placed trust in US presidents in the past.