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About 3-4,000 Russian citizens joined anti-government fighters during Kiev crackdown in Ukraine’s east, says the leader of Donetsk independent republic, noting that self-defense fighters have never concealed this fact.
Avtor: RT
28.08.2014 - 08:14
Following NATO’s aggressive military posturing in Eastern Europe, Russian envoy to the alliance warned that the “configuration and activity” of its forces will impact how Russia proceeds with its own security planning and considerations.
Avtor: RT
28.08.2014 - 05:12
Icelandic volcano activity increased on Wednesday, with scientists detecting 10-15 meters deep cauldrons of melted ice at the Vatnajökull glacier, prompting fears of an imminent eruption.
Avtor: RT
28.08.2014 - 03:46
White House press secretaries are charged with briefing the press on the activities of the president’s administration, but a new survey shows just how often they try to avoid that obligation by evading questions.
Avtor: RT
28.08.2014 - 03:42
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe shares Moscow's concern on world nuclear safety and the potential threat that possible US atomic fuel supplies to Ukraine might cause as the country remains in crisis.
Avtor: RT
28.08.2014 - 03:17
An employee working for the television show “Cops” was shot and killed by police in Omaha, Nebraska, as they responded to an armed robbery at a local restaurant. The suspected burglar was also killed.
Avtor: RT
28.08.2014 - 02:30
A group of 62 Ukrainian troops have crossed into Russia’s Rostov Region seeking shelter to save their lives amid an intensified counteroffensive recently launched by anti-Kiev militia in southeastern Ukraine.
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28.08.2014 - 02:19
With the Ice Bucket Challenge going viral worldwide, water scarcity has also come under the spotlight even in water abundant places such as Scotland, where a whole island was cut off from the water supply over the hashtag activism craze.
Avtor: RT
28.08.2014 - 00:31
In an attempt to keep space debris from destroying million-dollar projects in Earth orbit, Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian company to track potentially dangerous wreckage.
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27.08.2014 - 23:16
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.
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27.08.2014 - 21:12


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


Former Jihadist Mubin Shaikh shares details of his radicalization and recruitment into a terror group
28.08.2014 - 08:30
The young man Miley Cyrus chose to represent homeless youths at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday faces arrest in Oregon, a corrections official said.
28.08.2014 - 08:28
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.
28.08.2014 - 08:27
It was almost midnight when the surveillance team spotted their target at the base of the cavernous luxury apartment complex. He fit the picture on the international arrest warrant which had urgently been issued just weeks previously -- a French-Algerian in his early 20s with buzz-cut hair and thick arching eyebrows.
28.08.2014 - 08:22
The polarization of Mideast powers backing Islamist groups versus those who fear their rise is playing out in Libya, with claims of secret strikes unsurprising, says H.A. Hellyer.
28.08.2014 - 08:21
Pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks, are battling government forces on two fronts, a Ukrainian official says.
28.08.2014 - 08:18
Working inside Donetsk presents various challenges as a photojournalist. One of them is working directly with rebel forces defending one of their last bastions against government forces.
28.08.2014 - 08:04
Ukrainian officials say they have captured 10 Russian paratroopers near Donetsk. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
28.08.2014 - 08:04
Ukrainian officials accuse Russia of making military incursions into previously untouched areas. Diana Magnay reports.
28.08.2014 - 08:03
A failed satellite phone call has given experts a better idea of where the Malaysian plane was traveling when it dropped off radar, says Australia's deputy prime minister.
28.08.2014 - 08:02


Germany has sent six soldiers to northern Iraq to coordinate the delivery of German civilian and military aid packages. The supplies aim to help Kurdish forces fighting the militant extremist group "Islamic State."
28.08.2014 - 08:36
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is going to meddle with Turkish domestic and foreign politics despite his role as president traditionally being a politically neutral one, says political scientist and columnist Soli Özel.
28.08.2014 - 08:16
As Afghanistan and NATO prepare to sign an agreement for the pullout of the latter's troops from the country, DW's Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi takes a look at what Afghans expect of the future.
28.08.2014 - 07:59
The search area for missing Malaysian airliner MH370 has been 'refined' after a new clue to its location emerged, officials say. Malaysia and Australia have meanwhile agreed to split the costs of a new search phase.
28.08.2014 - 07:50
Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu replaces Recep Tayyip Erdogan as prime minister as Erdogan enters the president's office. But what's good for Erdogan is a catastrophe for the country, writes DW's Daniel Heinrich.
28.08.2014 - 06:31
As Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's first directly elected president, takes office, many say he won't be able to fulfill his claim of representing all Turkish citizens. Critics also fear his autocratic reign.
28.08.2014 - 05:23
The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter. The attack led to the loss of sensitive data, media report.
28.08.2014 - 02:20
The mother of an American journalist held by the "Islamic State" has appealed for mercy. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has found unusually strong words to describe the actions of the self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq.
28.08.2014 - 01:05
Liberia’s Ebola epidemic is set to get worse, the head of the US's top public health body says. Many cases of the deadly virus have not been included in the official tally.
27.08.2014 - 23:42
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


Australia's ailing flag carrier was sent into a tailspin Thursday, as the airline reported its biggest ever loss amid falling demand, increased competition and high fuel costs.
28.08.2014 - 05:59
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 - 17:44
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


American Express and Discover tied for the top spot in annual rankings of America's favorite credit card.
28.08.2014 - 08:04
Staggering interest from the Chinese in an immigration program has led the U.S. to run out of available visas for the first time ever.
28.08.2014 - 07:10
The FBI is looking into a data breach at JPMorgan Chase that may have connections to Russia or eastern Europe.
28.08.2014 - 02:01
U.S. firms like Apple, GE, and Microsoft are keeping billions of dollars offshore -- indefinitely.
28.08.2014 - 01:48
There is no prime time retrospective or farewell tour planned -- merely a segment at the end of Wednesday's newscast.
27.08.2014 - 23:40
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27.08.2014 - 22:41
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


Uefa president Michel Platini announces he will not challenge Sepp Blatter by running for the leadership of Fifa.
28.08.2014 - 08:43
The Football Association is "really confident" Wembley will win the bidding to host the semi-finals and final of Euro 2020.
28.08.2014 - 08:42
Captain Alastair Cook is on the brink of a ban after England were fined for a slow over-rate in the ODI against India.
28.08.2014 - 08:32
Gareth Bale will play on Andorra's 3G pitch despite concerns from his club Real Madrid, says Wales boss Chris Coleman.
28.08.2014 - 06:41
Prison, gambling, medicine and the lower leagues - what four promising youngsters did after being rejected by the elite.
28.08.2014 - 06:18
Third seed Stan Wawrinka recovers from a mid-match lapse to beat Tomasz Bellucci 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6 (7-1) at the US Open.
28.08.2014 - 04:56
A group of young American football players and their parents have sued Fifa and US football groups over the risks from concussions.
28.08.2014 - 02:21
Andy Murray and qualifier Matthias Bachinger is set to take centre stage in the night session at the US Open.
27.08.2014 - 23:03
Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal will learn who they will face in the Champions League group stage this afternoon.
27.08.2014 - 23:03
Arsenal's Calum Chambers will be one new face in Roy Hodgson's England squad on Thursday, while Wayne Rooney is set to be named captain.
27.08.2014 - 22:49


The Venice Film Festival gets under way in Italy with Birdman, a comedy drama about an actor trying to escape from the shadow of his most famous role.
28.08.2014 - 08:43
Michael Keaton back on big screen in Birdman at Venice
28.08.2014 - 06:56
Yes, you read that right, Hello Kitty is not a cat - she's a British school kid who likes apple pie, say her creators.
28.08.2014 - 06:46
The US online retailer Amazon and French publisher Hachette are arguing over the cost of ebooks to those buying the products for their tablets and machines.
28.08.2014 - 06:18
He's best known for his portrayal as the cool and commanding Don Draper in Mad Men - but actor Jon Hamm is keen to shake off his bad boy image.
28.08.2014 - 05:13
How Scottish national identity shook off its 'kilted straitjacket'
28.08.2014 - 01:13
A new film that looks at the events that unfolded the night Beatles star John Lennon was shot, is causing controversy amongst critics and fans.
27.08.2014 - 23:01
A crew member on the US police reality TV show Cops is shot and killed when Nebraska police open fire on a robbery suspect.
27.08.2014 - 22:42
The elusive street artist Banksy has helped save a boys club in his home city of Bristol.
27.08.2014 - 21:40
The assistant of American painter Jasper Johns has pleaded guilty to selling artworks worth $6.5m (£3.9m) he stole from the artist's studio.
27.08.2014 - 20:02


Johan Van Wisse had jumped into the sea for a photo before his record attempt, but a passerby thought he was entering Britain illegally

28.08.2014 - 07:50
Survey reveals the odd 'goodwill' gestures that British companies offer their customers

28.08.2014 - 05:00
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