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‘Washington’s message is clear’ – do as we say or be punished, US Secretary of Energy Perry says

A routine press conference of the US energy secretary and the Russian energy minister has surprisingly turned into a lecture on Washington’s superiority and exceptionalism as the US official faced a question on sanctions. A sudden but not all that much unexpected rant by the US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry came as a response to RT’s Maria Finoshina’s inquiry ...

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Pompeo says Saudi coalition exercising caution in Yemen – facts show that’s not true

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Congress that the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are doing enough to protect civilians in their campaign in Yemen. The facts however, tell a different story. Pompeo said in a certification statement Wednesday that ending the three-year conflict is a national security priority for President Donald Trump, and ...

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‘Something big is coming’: French aid worker in Aleppo says Syrians bracing for US attack (VIDEO)

A major US military escalation in Syria would be “based on lies” and will have “terrible” consequences for Syrians, a French aid worker in Aleppo told RT, adding that Washington seems determined to prolong the war at any cost. Pierre Le Corf, the founder of the NGO ‘We Are Superheroes’, has lived for nearly three years in Aleppo – but ...

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Communist chief Zyuganov says Putin should accept Donbass into Russia

The head of the Russian Communist Party says the conflict in eastern Ukraine will not end until the unrecognized republics of Donetsk and Lugansk become parts of the Russian Federation. “As far as Donbass is concerned, in Putin’s place I would accept it as part of Russia without any delay. First thing, we should recognize the Donetsk and Lugansk republics ...

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Merkel reportedly weighing German involvement in Syria, coalition partner says ‘Nein’

Amid reports that the German Defense Ministry is considering getting involved in the Syrian conflict, SPD leader Andrea Nahles, a coalition partner of Angela Merkel, has completely ruled out supporting any such intervention. With the Syrian government, backed by Russian airstrikes, set to crack down on Islamist rebels in the province of Idlib, Nahles said on Monday that she would ...

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‘Collective punishment against us’: US to close Palestinian mission in Washington, official says

The US is closing the Palestinian mission in Washington, a top PLO official has confirmed, branding the measure a collective punishment against his people by the Donald Trump administration. “We have been notified by a US official of their decision to close the Palestinian Mission to the US,” Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Saeb Erekat said in a ...

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‘Tipping point passed’: Swedes waking up to reject liberal globalists, says political analyst

The Sweden Democrats have successfully played off valid general concerns over uncontrolled immigration and crumbling public welfare to pierce the fortress of liberal values in Sweden, political analyst Charles Ortel told RT. A combination of the “bad state of the immigration influx” and the “violence” associated with refugees, in addition to “unreported and under-reported” gang-related crime rates have contributed to ...

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‘Completely contrary to reality’: Trump’s Israel embassy move irreversible, US ambassador says

The US does not have any politicians on the horizon who would dare to reverse Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocate American embassy there, according to the US ambassador. Donald Trump’s daring decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish nation in December of last year sparked outrage among Palestinians and ...

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‘Developing nation’ US can’t afford to subsidize India & China, says Trump

President Donald Trump says the United States is a “developing nation” and can’t afford to subsidize countries like India and China anymore. He said the US is going to stop the “crazy” practice. Trump was addressing a cheering crowd at a fundraiser in Fargo, North Dakota on Friday and announced that he wants to stop helping to fund growing economies ...

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Why has Russian satellite crossed the orbit? To spy on our military comms, says French minister

The French defense minister has accused Russia of trying to intercept its secret communications after Moscow placed a satellite some 35 thousand kilometers away from an orbiting French military craft. According to Florence Parly, who delivered a speech on Friday at the French National Space Agency’s headquarters in Toulouse, Russia’s “Luch-Olimp” satellite approached a French-Italian Athena-Fidus communication satellite last year, ...

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