Archive for May, 2016

‘I have difficulty understanding it’: Erdogan wants to mend ties with Russia, but doesn’t know how

Posted by RT on May 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on ‘I have difficulty understanding it’: Erdogan wants to mend ties with Russia, but doesn’t know how
Preview Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country wants to “normalize relations with Russia,” but appeared bemused as to how to actually bring that about.
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Dalai Lama says Europe has accepted ‘too many’ refugees

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Preview Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, thinks that Europe has accepted too many refugees, saying that they should stay only temporarily and return to rebuild their home countries once the conflicts there have been resolved.
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‘Banning headscarf at work is ok, if crucifix goes as well,’ EU Court advisor says

Posted by RT on May 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on ‘Banning headscarf at work is ok, if crucifix goes as well,’ EU Court advisor says
Preview European companies can prohibit Muslims from wearing headscarves at work as long as they also forbid other religious symbols, according to a top legal adviser to the European Court of Justice.
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Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube adopt EU hate speech rules

Posted by RT on May 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube adopt EU hate speech rules
Preview US tech giants have signed an agreement with the European Commission to tackle the spread of illegal hate speech online that requires them to address complaints within 24 hours.
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France to take urgent action as transport unions strike 11 days prior to Euro 2016

Posted by RT on May 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on France to take urgent action as transport unions strike 11 days prior to Euro 2016
Preview The French government has opened its check book in an attempt to cool labor disputes that have flared up due to proposed reforms, with trade unions promising to shut down transport networks just 11 days before the country is to host the Euro 2016.
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Lavrov: Russia demands that Turkey withdraw its troops from Iraqi territory

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Preview The presence of Turkish armed forces’ in Iraq without invitation is unacceptable, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in a Tuesday interview, in which he also questioned why the West has turned a blind eye to Ankara’s violation of Iraqi sovereignty.
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Fin24.com | Rand recovers, helped by higher commodity prices

Posted by Fin24 Markets on May 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Rand recovers, helped by higher commodity prices
The rand has picked up helped by a recovery in commodity prices and as the dollar's recent rally on expectations the US interest rates could rise next month took a breather.

‘Environmental terrorism’: Horror wolf beheadings condemned in Spain (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Posted by RT on May 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on ‘Environmental terrorism’: Horror wolf beheadings condemned in Spain (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)
Preview Images of a decapitated wolf’s head tied to road-sign in Spain have outraged conservationists, bringing the topic of hunting back into the national spotlight.
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Finnish man flees ‘invasion’ in scare caused by unannounced military drill

Posted by RT on May 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Finnish man flees ‘invasion’ in scare caused by unannounced military drill
Preview A resident of a Finnish island was given a scare when he saw soldiers crawling into the woods late at night, armed with what appeared to be rifles. He was so alarmed that he called the police – but the 'invaders' were actually members of Finland's own army.
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Israel boycott: 33% of Americans, 40% of Brits in favor, Israeli UN ambassador cries foul

Posted by RT on May 31, 2016  |   Comments Off on Israel boycott: 33% of Americans, 40% of Brits in favor, Israeli UN ambassador cries foul
Preview A third of Americans and 40 percent of those in the UK support boycotting Israel according to a recent poll. Conversely, almost two thirds of those in the US believe boycotting Israel is a form of anti-Semitism, while the figure in the UK is around 50 percent.
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