• West is ‘arrogant and hypocritical’ – Swiss watch boss

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 10:15pm EDT

    The head of Swatch Group lamented the abandonment of diplomacy as means to end the Ukraine conflict The West exhibits double standards when it comes to the Ukraine conflict and is hostile to efforts to end the fighting through diplomacy, Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swiss watch-making giant Swatch Group, told newspaper SonntagsBlick on Sunday. […]

  • Germany rebukes neighbor over migrants

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 6:49pm EDT

    Berlin plans to introduce temporary control on borders with Poland and the Czech Republic to stem the inflow of migrants German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has demanded Warsaw clarify allegations about the visa-for-cash scheme supposedly run by Polish officials. He also spoke in favor of “additional measures” at the border with Poland and the Czech Republic […]

  • Canadian parliament speaker ‘regrets’ honoring Nazi SS veteran

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 6:24pm EDT

    Anthony Rota apologized for leading a standing ovation for a Ukrainian man who fought in Adolf Hitler’s army Canada’s House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota has apologized for honoring a Ukrainian man who served in Adolf Hitler’s Waffen SS forces in World War II. The 98-year old Yaroslav Hunka, a former member of the SS […]

  • NASA recovers deep-space asteroid samples

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 3:12pm EDT

    The US is just the second country to safely return asteroid samples to Earth The US space agency NASA successfully recovered a capsule on Saturday containing the largest asteroid samples ever retrieved following a seven-year voyage through deep space. The capsule, which was carrying a payload of rubble and dust from the near-Earth asteroid Bennu, […]

  • Western spy ring gave Canada intel for India murder accusation – US ambassador

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 3:12pm EDT

    American envoy David Cohen hinted that the US may have been behind Justin Trudeau’s dramatic allegations The ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence alliance provided Canada with the information necessary to accuse the Indian government of murdering a prominent Sikh separatist, US Ambassador to Canada David Cohen said on Friday.  “There was shared intelligence among Five Eyes partners […]

  • Tensions escalate in Kosovo over deadly attack on police

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 1:39pm EDT

    A Kosovo police patrol has been attacked in the northern part of the breakaway region, its prime minister Albin Kurti says Kosovo’s Prime Minister Albin Kurti has accused Serbia of being behind an attack on police officers in the north of the breakaway province. Belgrade has denied all the allegations and stated that it is […]

  • US government stopped me from interviewing Putin – Tucker Carlson

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 1:38pm EDT

    The former Fox News host has questioned why ‘you’re not allowed to hear’ the Russian president’s voice Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson has alleged in a recent interview that unnamed figures in Washington obstructed his attempts to interview Russian president Vladimir Putin. “I tried to interview Vladimir Putin, and the US government stopped me,” […]

  • NATO brings death to Libya a decade after its barbaric intervention

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 1:14pm EDT

    If the country’s infrastructure hadn’t been destroyed in the bombings of 2011, the dams may have held Just over a decade ago, Libya was in the news, with Western leadership celebrating the murder of Muammar Gaddafi, following a months-long NATO bombing campaign, all in the name of protecting the Libyan people. Now, the destroyed North-African […]

  • Trump leading Biden by double digits – poll

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 11:32am EDT

    The survey shows Donald Trump with the widest lead over Joe Biden so far in the 2024 race If an election were held today, former US President Donald Trump would defeat President Joe Biden by a 10% margin of the popular vote, a Washington Post/ABC News poll has found. The result shows the strongest lead […]

  • Russian oil major ditching dollar in trade

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 11:25am EDT

    Gazprom Neft has switched to yuan and rubles in export settlements, the company’s head has revealed Russian oil producer Gazprom Neft, a subsidiary of energy giant Gazprom, has almost completely abandoned the US dollar and euro in crude trade with foreign partners and switched to national currencies, the company’s CEO Aleksandr Dyukov revealed this week. […]

  • Brussels should buy Ukrainian grain for Africa – Lavrov

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 10:33am EDT

    Most EU nations are not eager to purchase Kiev’s produce despite an abundance, Russia’s foreign minister says The European Commission should buy the Ukrainian agricultural produce that the bloc says it doesn’t need and ship it to African countries, Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has said at the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Western allies have […]

  • Adidas CEO apologizes for Ye comments

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 9:57am EDT

    The controversial rapper was dropped by the German sportswear brand last year after making antisemitic statements Bjorn Gulden, the head of German sportswear giant Adidas, has apologized for comments he made in a podcast, in which he suggested that American rapper Ye (formerly Kanye West) did not mean the antisemitic comments which led to him […]

  • Time for Catholic Church to abolish celibacy – Swiss bishop

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 9:35am EDT

    The vow of chastity is “no longer understood by society,” Felix Gmur argues The president of the Swiss Bishops’ Conference has called on the Vatican to abolish its celibacy rule and consider admitting female priests, after a study revealed more than 1,000 cases of sex abuse by priests since 1950. “Celibacy means that I am […]

  • Eurozone facing contraction – S&P

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 9:26am EDT

    Manufacturing and services have declined further, data shows Private-sector activity in the Eurozone is continuing to shrink, suggesting the area’s economy will likely contract in the third quarter as the downturn in manufacturing has deepened, data compiled by S&P Global revealed on Friday. HCOB’s flash Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the bloc, a measure […]

  • Iran ‘serious’ about restoring nuclear deal

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 8:43am EDT

    Tehran is in contact with the US, and Oman’s plan to salvage the 2015 agreement is still on the table, the foreign ministry says Iran is ready to seriously consider returning to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal if the other parties, including the US, will reciprocate, the Islamic Republic’s Foreign Ministry has said. […]

  • Mexican ‘demon doll’ arrested – media

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 7:38am EDT

    A would-be thief was using the infamous Chucky to terrorize locals, it was reported A man who had been using a knife-wielding Chucky doll to terrorize and rob locals in northern Mexico was arrested, local media report. The horror-movie doll was also handcuffed and taken into custody. The man, identified only as ‘Carlos N.’, was […]

  • US planning military base in disputed territory – Venezuela

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 7:14am EDT

    Washington wants to take control of oil resources in the contested Guayana Esequiba area, Caracas’ foreign minister says Washington is looking to set up a military base in the Guayana Esequiba area, which is contested between Venezuela and Guyana, the Venezuelan foreign minister has claimed. In a speech to the UN General Assembly on Saturday, […]

  • Ukraine offers Poland compromise on grain supplies

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 6:48am EDT

    Warsaw had previously extended its embargo on Ukrainian grain despite the EU lifting the restriction Ukraine and Poland could reach a compromise solution to allow grain transit through the EU nation, Kiev’s deputy economy minister and trade representative said on Sunday in an interview with the Polish news agency Onet. According to Taras Kachka, the […]

  • Russia-China trade on track for record in 2023

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 6:45am EDT

    Turnover between January and August soared past $155 billion, customs data has shown Trade between Russia and China has maintained its brisk momentum since reaching record levels in 2022, with exports and imports experiencing robust growth since the start of this year, as per this week’s update from the Russian Customs Service. According to the […]

  • Fake euros accepted as payment in Kosovo

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 4:36am EDT

    Rampant money forgery has flooded the region with counterfeit coins Baristas in Kosovo cafes have given up checking €2 coins for authenticity, as most of them are fake and the high quality of the counterfeits makes it almost impossible to distinguish them from genuine currency. “At the beginning, everyone was worried and was checking if […]

  • NATO membership for Ukraine not in our interest – US presidential candidate

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 3:58am EDT

    Washington would have more obligations to meet if Kiev joined the bloc, Ron DeSantis has said Ukraine joining NATO would be of no benefit to the US and would become yet another burden for Washington, Florida governor and Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis has said. In an episode of The Glenn Beck Program podcast on […]

  • Coffee prices in Russia more than double in seven years – study

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 2:46am EDT

    The cost of a cup of java has soared by 118% since 2016, according to an analysis A cup of coffee in Russia now costs more than twice as much as it did seven years ago, RBK news outlet reported this week, citing a study from one of the country’s major financial data firms, OFD […]

  • Flexible vs fixed? Binod Singh Ajatshatru, director of the BRICS institute

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 2:46am EDT

    Back in 1999, when the Asian financial crisis was ravaging the markets, few thought anything constructive could come out of it. Global elites were hurriedly cobbling together new groups in an effort to stem the decline and coordinate future policies. One such group was the G20, another — BRICS, and, for a while, they followed […]

  • Russian LNG shipments to China surge

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 2:04am EDT

    Supplies jumped by 60% from January to August in annual terms, customs data shows   Russian supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China saw unprecedented growth of 60% in annual terms in the first eight months of the year, Chinese customs data released this week showed.     Russia delivered 5.45 million tons of LNG […]

  • Washington negotiating F-16 deal with Vietnam – Reuters

    RT - Sep 24th 2023 12:45am EDT

    The aircraft reportedly were the top issue on the agenda during the meetings between the two countries The US and Vietnam are discussing a potential deal to sell American-made F-16 fighter planes to Hanoi, Reuters reported on Saturday, citing two people familiar in the matter.  The negotiations, which are still in the “early stages,” have reportedly […]