Media reports have surfaced suggesting that the UK has failed to freeze some of the assets of top officials in the regime of former Egyptian leader, Hosni Mubarak. The move targeting the ex-president and his inner circle was introduced in February last year after he stood down amid mass rallies. Investigative journalist Tony Gosling says [...]
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The one-time regional rivals, India and China, now want to bring their armies closer together. Beijing’s top military chief is on a visit to New Delhi, aiming to boost the influence of the two Asian giants. But news of this alliance is already causing concern across the Pacific, as RT’s Priya Sridhar explains. RT LIVE [...]
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For the past 30 years the War and Peace show in Kent, England, has served as an exhibition of military vehicles and a forum for the reenactment of armed conflicts witnessed in the 20th century. Join RT as we team up with a Russian delegation on the road from Moscow, period vehicles in tow, to [...]
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Juan Manuel Santos, the Colombian president, says his government has opened ‘exploratory talks’ with the FARC rebel group. There are also reports that formal peace negotiations could commence in Oslo, Norway, in October. So what will it take to end a conflict that has lasted nearly 50 years? Guests: Jorge Restrepo, Jim Jones, Cynthia Arnson.
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South Korea is the most wired place with an internet that sizzles into 90 per cent of homes and a national obsession with cybergames. And North Korea is one of the most paranoid and unpredictable place around. Are they on a virtual collision course?
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Portraying itself as a victim of the West, Iran uses the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit to garner support for its nuclear activities and bolster its role as a regional power. But how could this gathering be of any help to Iran in the face of increasing international pressure? Guests: Sadegh Zibakalam, Mustafa Alani, Mehdi Khalaji.
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Britain and France say they’re not ruling out any options in Syria, including a military-enforced no-fly zone. The deadlocked UN Security Council has again held a meeting on the crisis, with Turkey also pushing for the creation of a buffer zone. Professor Paul Sheldon Foote of California State University, who specializes in Middle Eastern affairs [...]
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The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Tehran to take part in the Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, a bloc of countries that don’t consider themselves in union with the US Washington has voiced criticism of the UN chief’s visit to Iran and of the gathering in general. Despite Iran’s willingness and [...]
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The US’ war in Afghanistan has lasted nearly 11 years and claimed the lives of some 2000 Americans. And the US presidential campaign is now in full swing but neither party seems to want to discuss the war. Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate, in particular seems vague on what he would do differently from Barack [...]
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The New Zealand Defence Force released a video showing hundreds of troops performing a traditional Maori funeral Haka as a farewell to three of their colleagues who were killed in Afghanistan. New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key announced last week that the country will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan earlier in 2013 than planned. RT [...]
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