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Czech president brands EU ‘cowards’ over stance on Trump’s Jerusalem move

Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his controversial statements, has called EU countries “cowards” over their response to Donald Trump’s recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. He is the only world leader to endorse move, other than Netanyahu. “The European Union, cowards, are doing all they can so a pro-Palestinian terrorist movement can have supremacy over a pro-Israeli movement,” Zeman ...

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Lebanese President Aoun talks political crisis & war with Israel on Alex Salmond Show

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 14:41 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 14:43 As the world’s attention is focused on the Middle East, Lebanese President Michel Aoun spoke exclusively on RT’s Alex Salmond Show, touching on the country’s recent political crisis and the possibility of a new military conflict with Israel. Salmond asked Lebanon’s leader if the political crisis that recently ...

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‘Visas, Mr President!’ Algerians surround Macron, demand French visas (VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 14:40 A bustling crowd surrounded French President Emmanuel Macron during a walkabout in the Algerian capital, with many locals pleading for visas to France. He later said that visas should not be a “lifetime project.” Macron arrived in the Algerian capital on Wednesday in a bid to reboot ties with the former French colony. While ...

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Macron publicly 'humiliates' Burkina Faso president as French leader's Africa trip goes wrong

Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Africa has been tainted not only by attacks and protest on his first stop in Burkina Faso. The president of the African nation apparently wasn’t so much into French humor either, leaving the room during Macron’s speech at a local university. Meeting with the students of the University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso on Tuesday, the ...

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Turkmen drift: President filmed burning tires at racetrack in Turkmenistan (VIDEO)

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 01:41 Edited time: 25 Nov, 2017 01:42 The long-serving Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov apparently decided to add extreme driving to his already long list of his talents. The Central Asian country’s leader was filmed drifting a BMW M3 on a racetrack. A video published by a local Turkmen news agency shows the 60-year-old president visiting ...

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Nationalist party leader vows radical cuts to parliament if elected president

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 09:52 The head of Russia’s Liberal-Democratic Party, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, has presented his presidential program, in which he promises to abolish the upper house of parliament and slash the number of seats in the lower house by more than half. In the program titled ‘100 steps: Time to make a powerful dash forward’, Zhirinovsky wrote that ...

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US policies behind partition of Sudan & current Middle East problems – president

Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 20:07 Sudan is against US meddling in the affairs of Arab states, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Sochi Thursday. He also said Washington’s policies are responsible for the partitioning of his country. “We are against American interference in the internal affairs of the Arab nations,” Bashir ...

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Czech President Zeman to Putin: Russia ‘10 times more important’ than France, time to lift sanctions

The time has come to do away with mutual sanctions between the EU and Russia, the Czech president said in Sochi. He added that the group of businessmen accompanying him on the trip shows that Russia is “10 times more important” for his country than France. “On one fine day, [the sanctions] should be dealt with,” Czech President Milos Zeman ...

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German president says country faces situation not seen in decades after coalition talks fail

Published time: 20 Nov, 2017 13:40 Edited time: 20 Nov, 2017 13:59 German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Germany is facing an unprecedented situation after coalition talks for the new government failed. Read more Steinmeier said that he will be holding talks with the leaders of all parties involved in the discussions, along with German institutions. He also stressed that all ...

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‘Boycotts never work, they only damage athletes’ – WADA president on Russia’s possible Olympic snub

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie thinks that Russia’s possible decision to boycott the 2018 Winter Games would only “damage athletes” who could potentially compete in PyeongChang. “Boycotts, in my view, never really work. All they do is damage athletes,” Reedie told BBC Sport. “The Olympic movement was plagued with boycotts 20, 25 years ago and it has got ...

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