• The P. Diddy files

    RT - Apr 23rd 2024 1:58am EDT

    Department of Homeland Security personnel raided the residences of rap mogul Sean Combs (aka P. Diddy) amid a plethora of allegations of sex trafficking and other offenses. The raids came as the producer faces a mounting list of civil lawsuits that allege abuse and sexual assault by multiple victims spanning over 30 years. Combs has […]

  • Israel, Ukraine, and other global conflicts: Where US tax dollars went this weekend

    RT - Apr 23rd 2024 1:57am EDT

    On this episode of Direct Impact, Rick Sanchez dives into the new deal reached by US lawmakers to send additional aid to Israel, Ukraine, and even Taiwan. Also, how will the West respond to reports that Russia’s economy is growing? Rick digs into all this with the executive director of the Ron Paul Institute, Daniel McAdams.

  • Two military helicopters collide during parade rehearsal (VIDEOS)

    RT - Apr 23rd 2024 12:45am EDT

    Ten crew members were killed in the incident, the Malaysian Navy has confirmed Two helicopters of the Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) collided during a rehearsal for next month’s 90th anniversary celebration show on Tuesday. The two aircraft collided and crashed at the Lumut TLDM naval base at 9:32 in the morning local time while carrying […]

  • Kim Jong-un personally tests North Korea’s ‘nuclear trigger’ (PHOTOS)

    RT - Apr 23rd 2024 12:26am EDT

    Pyongyang has held a large-scale combined “nuclear counterattack” drill Pyongyang has carried out a drill designed to test the nuclear forces’ coordination system in a counterattack scenario, the state Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Tuesday. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally observed several super-large multiple rocket launchers firing a salvo of missiles towards […]

  • UK announces ‘largest-ever’ military aid package to Ukraine

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 9:12pm EDT

    Prime Minister Rishi Sunak promises more long-range missiles, dozens of boats and hundreds of armored vehicles London has jumped on the Ukraine aid bandwagon, revealing plans to provide the largest package of British military assistance, as Washington inches closer to approving some $61 billion in new funding for Kiev. UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will […]

  • Germany arrests citizens on suspicion of spying for China

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 8:29pm EDT

    Beijing has dismissed the allegations as an attempted smear campaign Berlin has arrested three German nationals on suspicion of spying for China, the Prosecutor General’s Office said on Monday. Authorities claim to have evidence of the accused passing German technologies on to Beijing in violation of the Foreign Trade Act. The Federal Court of Justice […]

  • Biden reassures Zelensky on US aid

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 7:40pm EDT

    The American president has vowed to quickly provide more weapons to Ukraine after the Senate passes an emergency spending bill US President Joe Biden has pledged to quickly ramp up military and economic aid to Ukraine once Senate lawmakers approve the emergency spending legislation passed by the House on Saturday. The $95 billion funding package, […]

  • Former Obama aide charged with crimes against children – media

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 7:03pm EDT

    An ex-adviser to US leaders has been accused of possessing indecent images and arranging commission of a sexual offense in the UK A former White House aide who advised then-President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on counterterrorism initiatives has reportedly been accused of committing child sex crimes in the UK. Rahamim “Rami” […]

  • Rabbi tells Jews to leave prestigious American university

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 6:20pm EDT

    Pro-Palestinian students at Columbia have camped out in protest of Israel Columbia University in New York City has decided to hold virtual classes on Monday, after a rabbi urged the Jewish students to stay home, because they were no longer safe. Hundreds of students were arrested last Thursday after setting up a ‘Gaza Solidarity Encampment’ […]

  • Israel failed to prove UN agency was complicit in terrorism – report

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 5:19pm EDT

    West Jerusalem’s allegations triggered an exodus of Western money from a critical relief agency Israel gave no evidence to support its claims that UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) staffers aided Hamas’ October 7 attack on the Jewish state, an independent review commissioned by the UN has found. […]

  • The Middle East crisis has made one thing clear about the US

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 5:17pm EDT

    The veto on Palestinian statehood and Israeli strikes on Iran are signs of irreversible decline in American soft power So-called Western values, especially those touted by the United States, have long revealed themselves to be hollow and contradictory. The country’s Declaration of Independence from Great Britain famously stated that “all men are created equal,” while […]

  • NATO nation’s PM questions president’s nuclear talk

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 4:35pm EDT

    Poland has not yet decided to host American atomic bombs, Donald Tusk implied President Andrzej Duda’s comments about hosting US atomic weapons need clarification, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has said. In an interview with the outlet Fakt, Duda brought up the ongoing discussions with Washington about Warsaw potentially participating in the US “nuclear sharing […]

  • UK tribunal blocks deportation of convicted child rapist

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 4:24pm EDT

    A criminal migrant has won an appeal arguing that being sent back to Eritrea would jeopardize his mental health An Eritrean migrant in the UK who was convicted a decade ago of raping a teenage girl has been spared deportation after convincing a court that being sent back to his home country would damage his […]

  • US lawmaker demands ‘proof’ on CIA’s Russia scare

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 3:27pm EDT

    If there is evidence that Moscow plans a march across Europe, Americans deserve to see it, congresswoman says After stoking fears of Russian expansionism to win congressional approval for more Ukraine aid, US intelligence agencies should provide proof of their justification for continuing to fund a “proxy war” that will inevitably end in defeat for […]

  • World’s biggest nickel producer to transfer some production to China

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 2:39pm EDT

    Russian miner Norilsk Nickel will create a joint venture to construct a new copper producing plant, its CEO has said Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel will move some copper smelting production to China in the wake of Western sanctions pressure, the company’s chief executive Vladimir Potanin said in an interview with Interfax on Monday. The […]

  • India to reap demographic dividends – Ashish Kumar Chauhan

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 12:53pm EDT

    In this episode of Let’s Talk Bharat, Anupam Kher is joined by Ashish Kumar Chauhan, the head of the National Stock Exchange and chancellor of the University of Allahabad. The technocrat is optimistic about Bharat’s growth story over the next 40 years because of its large young population as compared to a graying Europe and the […]

  • US forced Israel to abandon larger attack on Iran – NYT

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 12:39pm EDT

    Benjamin Netanyahu wanted to destroy military sites near Tehran until Washington intervened, the newspaper has claimed Israeli leaders planned a “much more extensive counterstrike on Iran” after Tehran launched a drone and missile barrage on Israel last weekend, but were pressured to pare down the operation by the US and its allies, the New York […]

  • Many NATO leaders have ‘war psychosis’ – Hungary

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 12:02pm EDT

    The US-led bloc is behaving as if already in conflict with Russia, FM Szijjarto has said The EU and NATO appear to be preparing for war, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday, referring to the posture of the two blocs on the Ukraine conflict. Much of the meeting of EU foreign and defense […]

  • Germany failed to provide Kiev with armor vehicles – Bild

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 11:54am EDT

    Berlin reportedly can’t deliver hundreds of promised MRAP personnel carriers due to red tape and a lack of documentation Germany has failed to deliver hundreds of MRAP personnel carriers to Ukraine as promised, Bild has claimed. Berlin has reportedly postponed delivery dates for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles several times due to documentation-related issues.  […]

  • Global military spending rose by $2.4trn in 2023 – study

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 11:22am EDT

    The figure marks the sharpest year-on-year jump since 2009, according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Military spending is soaring across the globe, with particularly large increases recorded in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, according to a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on Monday. Total global military expenditure was […]

  • EU country’s president rejects prime minister’s ‘pre-war state’ declaration

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 10:06am EDT

    Poland’s Andrzej Duda has contradicted Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who had claimed that Europe is in a “pre-war era” There is no imminent threat of a military conflict breaking out in Europe, Polish President Andrzej Duda has said, contradicting the country’s prime minister. Late last month, Donald Tusk claimed that the continent was in a […]

  • Israel’s top military spy quits over Hamas intelligence failure

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 10:04am EDT

    General Aharon Haliva’s resignation is expected to be the first among many of the Jewish state’s top security brass after the October 7 attack The head of Israel’s military intelligence agency, Major General Aharon Haliva, has stepped down over the failure of his department to prevent the October 7 Hamas attack, the Jewish state’s military […]

  • Poland doesn’t have Patriots to give Ukraine – Tusk

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 9:57am EDT

    The launchers that Warsaw does possess are under American control, the prime minister said Poland doesn’t have any US-made Patriot missile systems available to donate to Ukraine, unlike some other NATO nations, Prime Minister Donald Tusk stated on Monday. The long-range air defense system emerged this month as a priority item on Kiev’s wish list […]

  • Fossil fuel era ending – Scholz

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 9:24am EDT

    Despite ambitious plans to phase out Russian gas, the EU increased purchases in 2023, Reuters reported earlier this month The predominance of fossil fuels in global energy output is nearing its end, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has claimed, adding that his country aims to produce 80% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. German […]

  • EU close to agreement on using Russian assets to help Ukraine – minister

    RT - Apr 22nd 2024 7:49am EDT

    Moscow has previously warned that such a move would undermine “the legal foundations of European and international law” The EU is “close to a political agreement” on seizing the profits generated by Russia’s central bank reserves that remain frozen in connection with Ukraine-related sanctions, Belgian Finance Minister Vincent Van Peteghem said on Sunday. The West […]