News from world media

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A top hitman for infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, who confessed to murdering hundreds of people, has been set free after 22 years behind bars, despite protests from relatives of his alleged victims.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 21:12
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov attempted to dampen the escalating rhetoric around the Arctic, after his Canadian counterpart said his country was ready “to protect its sovereignty” in the resource-rich region.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 20:25
Cell phone video footage of a Florida traffic stop is beginning to go viral after the man who recorded his encounter with police pleaded online for assistance because he says law enforcement’s actions forced him to move.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 20:20
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has thrown its weight behind Amazon’s request to test drones for delivery. However, fears have arisen that the commercial use of drones may be hazardous and unpredictable.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 20:09
The German Air Force is in a slump with terrible funding shortages and a lack of parts, as a pessimistic report by Der Spiegel blasts it ahead of a major NATO deployment in Eastern Europe. Defense officials, however, blasted the assessment as inaccurate.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 19:58
Kiev forces have shelled residential areas in the center of the rebel-held town of Donetsk, killing at least three people and damaging several apartment blocks, a kindergarten and a cultural center.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 19:56
The United States Department of Transportation is taking the next step towards creating a “vehicle-to-vehicle” communications system that will allow light autos on the road to receive and broadcast critical information to one another.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 19:23
Filmmaker David Lynch are comedian Seth Meyers are the two latest Hollywood celebs to dare Russian President Vladimir Putin to pour a bucket of ice water over his head as part of a campaign to raise money to fight Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 18:35
African-Americans say relations between blacks and whites in the United States have gotten worse in the Obama era, according to a new a new Pew Research Center/USA Today poll.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 17:29
The California State Senate has approved a bill that will drastically restrict how law enforcement agencies from San Diego to San Francisco can use unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, for policing purposes.
Avtor: RT
27.08.2014 - 16:55


The Republic of Tuva can become a reference point in the international project of integration of the countries of the Eurasian continent
27.08.2014 - 13:06
At least 129 soldiers and fighters of the National Guard of Ukraine surrendered to the militia in the village of Starobeshevo, the Donetsk region
27.08.2014 - 09:25
The round table "The development of tourism in the Nizhny Novgorod region" took place in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Since 2005, the number of tourists increased by 1.6 times - from 525 to 870 thousand people
26.08.2014 - 13:08
The administrations of McDonald's restaurants in Kazan and Yekaterinburg did not wait for inspections of Rospotrebnadzor and suspended their work themselves
26.08.2014 - 12:45
The chief of the information centre of the South-Eastern Front, Konstantin Knyrik, told reporters that the Donetsk militia surrounded a total of seven thousand Ukrainian military men
26.08.2014 - 12:36
A source in the Russian Defense Ministry said that the Russian military men, who had been detained by the Ukrainian side, crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border by accident
26.08.2014 - 12:27
Journalists Maxim Vasilenko and Yevgenia Koroleva, who went missing in Ukraine, were released. The journalists are heading to the Crimea
26.08.2014 - 12:05
Two NATO ships will arrive in the Black Sea on September 3: destroyer Ross of the US Navy and Commandant Birot of the French Navy
26.08.2014 - 10:49
Canada is concerned about Russia's growing military potential in the Arctic and is ready to defend its interests in the region by military means
26.08.2014 - 10:45
The press office of the People's Republic of Donetsk said that Kiev troops left four settlements in the Donetsk region, retreating towards the city of Mariupol
26.08.2014 - 10:02


Football clubs spend big money on big players to deliver on the biggest stage.
27.08.2014 - 21:41
A crew member working on a taping of "Cops" was inadvertently shot and killed by a police officer during a robbery in Omaha, Nebraska, local officials said Wednesday.
27.08.2014 - 21:08
A number of British extremists believe ISIS' Islamic caliphate will spread across the world -- and one masked man tells CNN he would be honored to kill for ISIS.
27.08.2014 - 20:43
With about 100 Americans, and many more Europeans, lured to fight for Islamist groups the key will be tracking them in case they return with plans to carry out atrocities at home.
27.08.2014 - 20:35
It's the largest ever outbreak of Ebola with the highest number of victims in multiple countries and the director of the world-famous CDC, which helps battle epidemics, says: "It's even worse than I feared."
27.08.2014 - 20:24
Militants battling the Syrian government seize control of a border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
27.08.2014 - 20:16
A WFP convoy has entered Gaza via the Rafah crossing with enough food for 5 days. CNN's Ian Lee reports.
27.08.2014 - 20:02
Healthcare workers in Liberia carry on despite the growing number of casualties among their own. Nima Elbagir reports.
27.08.2014 - 20:00
Nine-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun kills instructor in shooting range accident.
27.08.2014 - 19:44
It was inspired by cowboy films but many saw memories of the Holocaust in the designer t-shirt.
27.08.2014 - 19:15


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared victory in Israel’s war in the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian political faction Hamas also claims to have won.
27.08.2014 - 22:36
The 71st Venice International Film Festival has begun with a screening of "Birdman." At the festival, two seats will be left symbolically empty in tribute to imprisoned directors from Iran and Ukraine.
27.08.2014 - 21:25
Fresh from scoring the fastest Bundesliga goal in history, Bayer Leverkusen needed barely a minute against visitors Copenhagen. A 4-0 cruise books a lucrative ticket to the Champions League for the Pharmaceuticals.
27.08.2014 - 21:07
As a long list of crises grows longer, Germany wants to make sure that the Balkans maintain economic and political stabilty and has invited their leaders to a summit in Berlin. Macedonia is a reminder of the pitfalls.
27.08.2014 - 20:49
Rebels have taken territory from government forces in eastern Ukraine, as Western intelligence claims Russian army units are operating in the country. Kyiv said Russian military trucks crossed the border on Wednesday.
27.08.2014 - 20:15
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that the actions of the "Islamic State" in Iraq can be called "genocide." The German government is about to break its own rules on sending weapons to conflict zones in response.
27.08.2014 - 18:53
Both Israel and Hamas have proclaimed themselves victors in this latest, seven-week conflict. Despite the ceasefire, DW's Anne Allmeling says both sides have a lot more to lose.
27.08.2014 - 18:41
During her tenure as French Finance Minister, IMF chief Christine Lagarde laid the ground for a 400-million-euro payment to a businessman. A French court now puts her under investigation for "negligence."
27.08.2014 - 17:59
German police officers rarely reach for their guns – for a good reason. But when deadly shootings do occur, the victims are often part of an especially vulnerable group in society.
27.08.2014 - 16:59
A proposal by Malawian ministers for a massive salary increase has been blocked by President Peter Mutharika. The move comes as the country is struggling to recover from a corruption scandal.
27.08.2014 - 16:46


After piling up trillions of dollars of war debt during the last decade, America seemed to be on the brink of a new era -- ready to shut off the Iraq-Afghanistan funding faucet, bring its troops home and enjoy a peace dividend.
27.08.2014 - 16:24
As Volvo launches its new SUV, CNN's Nina Dos Santos speaks to CEO and President Hakan Samuelsson.
27.08.2014 - 13:52
Businessman and investor Jim Rogers explains why farmers could make more than bankers in the future.
27.08.2014 - 07:55
Dusit Thani is opening its first hotel in Kenya. CNN's John Defterios learns why Africa is key to their growth strategy.
27.08.2014 - 04:50
Nelly Ben Hayoun is on a mission to convince the world -- and especially governments and the United Nations -- to take threats such as potential asteroid strikes more seriously.
27.08.2014 - 04:48
Twelve-year-old T.J. Guerrero gained national attention this week after a sour neighbor tried to shut down his lemonade stand.
27.08.2014 - 04:48
A CNN producer experiences China's poor on-time flight record firsthand as his plane takes off eight hours late.
27.08.2014 - 03:25
Convicted match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal boasts to CNN of fixing World Cup games adding: "I was on the bench and telling players what to do, giving orders to the coach."
27.08.2014 - 02:03
The move could come with a massive tax incentive for Burger King. Fortune Magazine editor Dan Primack on CNN.
26.08.2014 - 06:54
In the latest stomach-churning food scandal to hit China, police have seized 30,000 tons of tainted chicken feet.
26.08.2014 - 06:53


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27.08.2014 - 22:25
The FBI is looking into a data breach at JPMorgan Chase that may have connections to Russia or eastern Europe.
27.08.2014 - 22:24
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27.08.2014 - 22:20
Former Fed chief Ben Bernanke believes the 2008 financial crisis was the worst in global history, topping even the Great Depression.
27.08.2014 - 21:34
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27.08.2014 - 20:35
'Knee Defender' clips to stop airplane seats from reclining spark fight, followed by rush of sales.
27.08.2014 - 19:55
As Elon Musk cancels the latest launch of a SpaceX rocket, he's also got some "horrible nightmares" to contend with.
27.08.2014 - 19:53
Mary Fallon, from Durham, Maine, is a mother of three children, two dogs, 25 chickens and a flock of 22 sheep. Here are journal entries from a day in her life.
27.08.2014 - 19:42
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27.08.2014 - 19:41
Snapchat has gotten a $20 million funding round from Kleiner Perkins, valuing the company at $10 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.
27.08.2014 - 19:07


Arsenal's Calum Chambers is set to be one of several new additions to Roy Hodgson's England squad on Thursday.
27.08.2014 - 22:49
Defender Cosmin Moti saves two penalties in a shootout to send Bulgarian club Ludogorets into the Champions League group stage.
27.08.2014 - 22:29
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud will be out for up to four months after having surgery on a broken leg.
27.08.2014 - 22:07
Adam McGurk's free-kick knocks QPR out of the League Cup and sends Burton Albion into round three.
27.08.2014 - 21:34
Cameroon's all-time leading goalscorer Samuel Eto'o announces his retirement from international football.
27.08.2014 - 21:24
Alexis Sanchez hits the only goal as 10-man Arsenal beat Besiktas to qualify for the Champions League group stage.
27.08.2014 - 21:19
Alastair Cook calls Graeme Swann a "so-called friend" after the ex-spinner said he should quit as England one-day captain.
27.08.2014 - 20:55
Fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska is knocked out of the US Open in straight sets by China's Peng Shuai.
27.08.2014 - 19:45
Premier League side Crystal Palace appoint former boss Neil Warnock as their new manager on a two-year deal.
27.08.2014 - 19:02
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich sign Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia from Roma for an undisclosed fee.
27.08.2014 - 18:38


The elusive street artist Banksy has helped save a boys club in his home city of Bristol.
27.08.2014 - 21:40
Behind the scenes at Giffords Circus which has been touring around the south west region annually for 15 years.
27.08.2014 - 17:05
A Banksy artwork that was painted on a wall outside a cash-strapped youth club is sold to a private collector for £403,000.
27.08.2014 - 15:15
A novel inspired by the daily toil of a shepherdess and a biography of a Booker prize-winning author win the UK's oldest literary awards.
27.08.2014 - 13:30
Sting announces two concerts to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sage Gateshead.
27.08.2014 - 13:09
The Butler director Lee Daniels confirms Mike Epps will play late comedian Richard Pryor in his forthcoming biopic, alongside Oprah.
27.08.2014 - 12:47
The new series of the X Factor is back on television screens from Saturday. Colin Paterson looks at the new judging line-up and the future of the show
27.08.2014 - 10:30
Claims that a film about actress Linda Lovelace bore striking similarities to 1972 pornographic film Deep Throat are dismissed by a US judge.
27.08.2014 - 09:20
A tomato ketchup-stained work by LS Lowry is restored ahead of its public debut in Salford.
27.08.2014 - 08:36
Scarlett Johansson's new sci-fi drama Lucy, directed by Luc Besson, tops the UK and Ireland box office in its opening weekend.
27.08.2014 - 08:29


McGill University scientists have discovered that fish adapt to life outside of water over a prolonged period of exposure

27.08.2014 - 19:34
Worshippers at the St Michael and All Angels Church in Uffington, Lincolnshire, wanted their oak altar to double up as a place to "serve refreshments"

27.08.2014 - 18:50
Scientists at McGill University have discovered that fish change their anatomy and learn to walk more efficiently when kept out of water for a prolonged period in a discovery that hints at how ancient species evolved to walk on land

27.08.2014 - 17:00
A dog returned from fetching a stick from a pond with an unexpected gift for his owner as he uncovered a haul of stolen goods which had been dumped

27.08.2014 - 16:45
Watch the clever solution a fruit seller from the Philippines has found for slicing up pineapple

27.08.2014 - 16:40
Using polystyrene insulation board and the engine of a leaf blower a father has created a homemade hovercraft for his son which will have his neighbours' children watching in envy

27.08.2014 - 16:00
Giant panda Ai Hin may have faked her pregnancy for a 'better quality of life'

27.08.2014 - 15:45
Revellers enjoy a huge annual tomato fight in Bunol, near Valencia, Spain.

27.08.2014 - 15:40
Somerset holiday makers unravel the mile-long rubber bracelet they made together

27.08.2014 - 14:55
Rob Beckham's video of his selfie-obsessed daughter is an online hit

27.08.2014 - 14:30