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Erdogan accuses journalists of nurturing terrorists in bizarre Paris press conference

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 18:54 Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused journalists of nurturing terrorism through their writing. The Turkish president made the comments during his first official bilateral meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. Speaking at a joint news conference in Paris Friday, Erdogan appeared to give short shrift to French concerns over freedom of expression in Turkey following ...

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Shrine of the universe carved by ancient Aztecs unearthed under Mexican pond (PHOTOS)

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 18:36 A team of archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a stone shrine beneath a pond which depicts what ancient Aztecs believed to be the universe. The pre-Hispanic shrine named ‘tetzacualco’ was found at Nahualac, a site at the foothills of the Iztaccihuatl volcano, by researchers at Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Researchers ...

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US & Israel target Iran, Pakistan and other Muslim countries for their resources – Erdogan

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 17:02 Turkey’s leader has accused the US and Israel of meddling in the affairs of Iran and Pakistan, as well as those of other Muslim countries, and are driven by the desire to grab their natural resources. “We cannot accept that some countries — foremost the US, Israel — to interfere [sic!] in the internal ...

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'Vision of censure: Macron's 'fake news' fighting undermines France's democracy'

Emmanuel Macron’s promise of broader powers for the country’s media watchdog to target what he calls “fake news” indicates that Paris intends to curb democratic freedoms to support its own agenda, analysts have told RT. “We are clearly moving in the direction of curbing the freedom of expression online, especially since the [French presidential] elections, Trump’s win [in the US ...

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Ankara tries to bury the hatchet with Berlin as Turkish-US ties disintegrate

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 14:25 Ankara wants to reverse the “spiral” of worsening relations between Turkey and Germany, Turkey’s FM has stated. Melvut Cavusoglu’s call for rapprochement with Berlin comes amid rapidly deteriorating relations with Washington. In an op-ed published ahead of his Saturday meeting with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Cavusoglu wrote that “both sides have an interest ...

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Macron’s broken promise? Hundreds still freezing on Paris streets

Hundreds are still stranded in Paris despite the French president having vowed to clear the streets of rough-sleeping migrants by the end of 2017. RT spoke to refugees in the camps, who are still hoping to get asylum in France. When President Macron promised that the public would “no longer see anyone on the streets” by the end of 2017, ...

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UNSC meeting on Iran directly interferes with Iran’s sovereignty – Moscow

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 12:48 Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 12:55 Russia’s deputy foreign minister has slammed the US for calling an emergency UN Security Council meeting following instability in Iran, accusing Washington of fomenting unrest and destabilizing the government. Read more DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Turkey's accords & ties with Washington losing validity – Erdogan

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 07:25 Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 08:51 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that bilateral ties and accords with the US “are losing their validity,” following the conviction of a Turkish banker by a US court. “The laws in our bilateral ties and the bilateral accords between us are losing their validity. I am ...

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Spanish elite soldiers volunteer for 12-week diet after obesity alarm

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 06:22 At least 180 members of Spain’s elite La Legión infantry regiment have voluntarily signed up to participate in the army’s unique weight loss program to battle obesity. Comprising six percent of the 3,000 soldiers serving in La Legión, the legionaries have been included in the army’s plan to slim down after their latest Body ...

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