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‘It’s just bad PR’: Meet Jerusalem's new UK-born deputy mayor and her controversial opinions

Jerusalem’s new UK-born deputy mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum says Israel has an issue with bad PR – and hasn’t done anything to deserve its bad reputation. She is the first British citizen to hold a senior political role in Israel. So who is Fleur Hassan-Nahoum? She is the new deputy mayor of Jerusalem who believes that Israel’s negative global perception is ...

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Hottest Russian whistleblower? Meet Ekaterina Kostyunina, football referee (PHOTOS)

Russian referee Ekaterina Kostyunina has long been dubbed the country’s most beautiful football official – and it’s easy to see why thanks to her Instagram pictures. Kostyunina, originally from the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, officiates semi-professional games in Russia. Before moving to Moscow, she played for the local student football team representing Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University. She also supports her ...

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Thatcher was warned not to meet Nixon, in echoes of May’s own struggles with Trump

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 11:25 Margaret Thatcher met disgraced US President Richard Nixon despite advisers urging her not to. The relationship echoes Theresa May’s determination to meet Donald Trump in the face of widespread opposition. Thatcher met with Nixon in 1982 despite warnings two years earlier that it would stir controversy both at home and in the US. The ...

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Double top: Meet 5 famous pairs of twins who reached the pinnacle of sports

Twins are famously known for their inseparable connection. Sometimes they choose to pursue the same sport, either partnering up or facing off against each other. RT Sport takes a look at five sets of twins who made their mark in sports history. Daniel and Henrik Sedin Ice-hockey stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin are considered among the greatest players in Sweden ...

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Abbas won’t meet Pence as Palestinians seek new mediator

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 20:28 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 20:28 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with US Vice President Mike Pence later this month and is seeking a new mediator in peace talks with Israel. Abbas won’t be alone in snubbing Pence on his Middle East tour in the wake of Trump’s Jerusalem decision. Abbas’ refusal ...

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Meet the man who deactivated Trump’s Twitter account

A s Twitter tries to figure out how to lock down the parts of its platform that enable harassment, as well as the spread of misleading information and illicit content, there have been a number of moments that highlight how the service, and its levers of control, are far from perfect. One such moment took place earlier this month, when ...

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‘Fight against terrorism in Syria nearing an end’: Putin & Assad meet, discuss political settlement

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with his Syrian counterpart, Bashar Assad in Sochi where they discussed the political process in Syria. The Russian leader said that the fight against terrorism in the crisis-stricken country is close to completion. Putin congratulated Assad on the results in the fight against terrorism at a meeting on November 20 in Sochi, where the ...

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Meet ‘foreign agent’: Americans in America covering American news for Americans

Published time: 20 Nov, 2017 23:30 Comedian and host of RT America’s ‘Redacted Tonight’, Lee Camp, has a simple American question for his American audience: How on God’s green earth does RT America qualify as a “foreign agent”? “I’m an American in America covering American news for Americans,” Camp confessed on his show. “My father was in the US military ...

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Apologetic Boris Johnson to meet husband of jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ahead of Iran visit

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 10:12 Boris Johnson is set to meet with Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of a British woman jailed in Iran, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. It follows an apology by the foreign secretary for “anguish” caused by false remarks he made about the reason for her travels. Ratcliffe will meet Johnson and his consular specialists at the Foreign Office ...

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Putin and Trump to meet at APEC summit in Vietnam

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 07:08 Edited time: 9 Nov, 2017 07:57 Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump are scheduled to meet on Friday, the Russian presidential aide for international affairs Yury Ushakov has told media. Ushakov has confirmed previous reports about the meeting adding that “currently, [the time of] is being agreed on.” Earlier, Kremlin ...

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