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‘I was firm & strong’: Trump claims credit for N Korea talks with Seoul

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 12:21 Edited time: 4 Jan, 2018 12:24 US President Donald Trump is taking credit for the apparent thawing of diplomatic tensions between South Korea and North Korea, stating that his “firm and strong” stance has enabled talks. The governments in Seoul and Pyongyang have technically been at war for nearly 70 years since the end ...

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‘I didn’t feel like it was the moment to celebrate’ – Cory Hendricks recalls brutal KO at ACB 77

American MMA fighter Cory Hendricks, who brutally knocked out Russia’s Konstantin Erokhin early in their fight at ACB 77 in Moscow last weekend, told RT Sport about his reserved reaction to the victory. The 29-year-old former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality TV series participant, who now fights in Russian MMA promotion Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB), made a big statement last weekend, knocking ...

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‘I ran for a day and a night’: Yazidi girls share blood-curdling stories of ISIS slavery

A woman who spent three years as an ISIS slave and a girl who was only five when taken are among the lucky few to have returned home, while hundreds of Yazidi girls remain in captivity. RT spoke to them about the ordeal. Samiyah was pregnant when Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants descended on her village in 2014. After ...

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‘I don’t want to suffer any more’– Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort ready to be euthanized

A Belgian Paralympic athlete who suffers from an incurable form of progressive tetraplegia has revealed she is ready to be euthanised to get over the pain which has become unbearable. Marieke Vervoort who won four Paralympic medals, including the coveted gold in London in 2012, signed euthanasia papers in 2008 so she can decide when to end her own life. She, ...

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‘I promised my father I’d win the World Cup’– Pelé recalls remarkable life in football

Brazilian football legend Pelé has spoken to RT about his remarkable life and career in the game, including the touching moment when, as a young boy, he vowed to his father he would win the World Cup for the nation. Arguably football’s most iconic figure, Pelé saw a career that spanned more than 20 years, during which he scored more than ...

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‘I will report to Trump who votes against US Jerusalem decision’ – Haley in letter to UN members

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 12:22 The US ambassador to the UN has warned member states that Donald Trump will take a vote on his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “personally,” and she will report back to him on nay-sayers at the UN General Assembly. The warning was contained in an apparently threatening letter ahead of the General Assembly’s ...

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‘I wasn’t sober’: Russian metro guard puts gun to head of ‘terrorist’ in middle of station (VIDEO)

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 21:14 A St. Petersburg man has been fired from his job as a metro security guard and charged with hooliganism after he drunkenly held up an innocent passenger on suspicion of being a terrorist for at a busy underground station. The incident, which has gone public after CCTV footage of the 30-minute ‘arrest’ was posted ...

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‘I thought ‘clean’ Russian athletes had nothing to worry about’ – figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva

Russian figure skating world champion Evgenia Medvedeva has said she was trying not to “pay attention to the negative news related to Russian sports” before an IOC meeting to decide on the country’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Medvedeva was part of the Russian delegation that attended the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board meeting on Tuesday ...

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‘I never asked Comey to stop investigating Flynn’ – Trump

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 13:18 Edited time: 3 Dec, 2017 13:19 President Donald Trump says he never asked James Comey to drop an investigation into then-national security advisor Michael Flynn. Trump’s tweet on the issue comes soon after Flynn admitted lying to the Bureau about his contact with Russian officials. The president said on Twitter Saturday that he fired ...

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