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Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 14:47 Russia 2018 World Cup Local Organizing Committee chief executive Aleksey Sorokin has been elected to the FIFA Council following a vote in Geneva on Wednesday. Election to the council of world football’s governing body was on the agenda at the 13th Extraordinary FIFA Congress […]

Russia 2018 LOC chief Sorokin elected to FIFA council

The European Union has hailed the enactment of a major trade agreement with Canada. Greenpeace has warned the deal can hurt European food standards. “This agreement encapsulates what we want our trade policy to be – an instrument for growth that benefits European companies and citizens, but also a tool […]

EU trade pact with Canada comes into force amid GMO ...

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 13:52 A Swiss start-up is bottling fresh air from Switzerland to sell to residents of heavily polluted cities like those in China and India. Read more According to the company, the air is collected from various locations around the Swiss Alps and compressed into an […]

Company to sell air canned in Swiss Alps

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 12:57Edited time: 20 Sep, 2017 13:14 Donald Trump does not want war with North Korea and Washington is not giving up on diplomatic efforts, the US ambassador to the UN has stressed. It comes just one day after the president threatened to “totally destroy” the […]

Trump does not want war with N. Korea, US not ...

Terrorism is being used as a “pretext” by governments and intelligence services to indiscriminately collect people’s personal data without making citizens any safer, according to award-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald. As home secretary, Theresa May was a strong advocate of bulk data collection. She memorably said at the time: “We have […]

Greenwald: Terrorism used as ‘pretext’ for mass data collection

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Donald Trump apologized after charges were filed against Turkish security personnel for attacking peaceful protesters in Washington DC. However, a White House spokesperson says no apology was ever made. Speaking to PBS NewsHour, Erdogan said that “President Trump called me about a week ago […]

Trump apologized for indictment of Turkish staff in brawl – ...

A St. Petersburg firm which makes billing software for telecommunications companies has been targeted by WikiLeaks, which accused the Russian company of working closely with the security services to enable electronic surveillance as mandated by Russian law. The firm, PETER-SERVICE, offers software and hardware solutions to communications providers. Its products […]

WikiLeaks says Russian software firm is ‘surveillance partner’ for security ...

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 11:00 Italian businesses have lost over €10 billion because of EU sanctions against Russia and Moscow counteractions, according to the Department of Foreign Economic and International Relations of Moscow. “The strained relations between Russia and the EU have affected many sectors of the Italian economy. […]

EU sanctions against Russia cost Italy billions of euro

Footage has emerged showing a controversial British drone stroke on a sniper in Syria last May. The British military claimed the attack prevented a public execution, but monitors on the ground say civilians were injured. Read more The Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) gunman was patrolling a rooftop in the […]

UK military shows off footage of drone strike on ISIS ...

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 10:05 A 3D-printed “synthetic soft muscle” that could enable robots to carry out feats of super strength has been created by scientists in the US. The soft ‘actuator’ was developed by researchers at Columbia Engineering in New York. Hod Lipson, professor at the institution’s Creative […]

Final barriers to life-like robots overcome – US scientists

Three more men have been arrested in connection with last week’s attempted bombing of a London Underground train, taking the total being held to five. An unnamed 25-year-old was held in a counter-terrorism raid in Newport, south Wales, shortly after 7pm local time on Tuesday. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan […]

Police arrest 3 men in Newport over London bucket bomb ...

President Donald Trump is reportedly the first president to cover legal fees associated with a criminal probe using re-election campaign donations. A Republican National Committeeman tells RT America that the payments are legal and justified. Amid reports that Trump has used RNC funds to cover the legal fees of the […]

Trump justified in using RNC funds to cover Russia probe ...

Despite President Donald Trump telling the UN General Assembly that the US would “totally destroy” North Korea if it is attacked, the US arsenal may not be able to stop a nuclear strike if one is carried out, according to some analysts. Some experts in the military and missile defense […]

US may not be capable of shooting down N. Korean ...