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Israeli airstrike hits boat at Gaza port preparing to meet aid flotilla – locals

Israeli airstrike hits boat at Gaza port preparing to meet aid flotilla – locals

An airstrike launched by the Israeli military has hit a boat that was moored in Gaza City. The vessel was preparing to meet other boats that were trying to sail through Israel's naval blockade of
Israeli ambassador says Dutch parody of Eurovision song is anti-Semitic

Israeli ambassador says Dutch parody of Eurovision song is anti-Semitic

Israel’s ambassador to the Netherlands made a formal complaint over a sketch show version of Israel’s winning Eurovision entry. The spoof song included references to Israeli violence in Gaza and has
Bloodied protester on Paris street: Anti-Macron protest turns violent (VIDEOS)

Bloodied protester on Paris street: Anti-Macron protest turns violent (VIDEOS)

An RT correspondent team got caught up in intense clashes between police and protesters against President Macron's social reforms. Footage they filmed shows at least one masked protester covered in
‘Fortnite’ fortune: Video game offers $100mn in prize money

‘Fortnite’ fortune: Video game offers $100mn in prize money

Fortnite, the eSports phenomena taking the video game world by storm, has received another boost in popularity with the news that players could win from a $100 million prize pot. Read Full Article at
Talks between South & North Korea to resume when US-South drills are over – Seoul

Talks between South & North Korea to resume when US-South drills are over – Seoul

High-level talks between Seoul and Pyongyang that were abruptly cancelled last week by the North are likely to be revived after the military exercises held by South Korea and the US wrap up after May
Trans brains different from non-trans people, MRI study shows

Trans brains different from non-trans people, MRI study shows

A new study using MRI scans of the brains of transgender children reveals similarities between brains of their preferred gender, suggesting trans people are born with their differences. Read Full
‘Iran, Iran, Iran’: In twitter rant, Bibi cheers Pompeo's ultimatum to Tehran

‘Iran, Iran, Iran’: In twitter rant, Bibi cheers Pompeo's ultimatum to Tehran

Whoever runs Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s Twitter account was evidently delighted with the US’s latest ultimatum to Iran, publishing an emotional eight-tweet-long rant to prove it. Read Full
Robots growing human organs hold promise for life-saving research

Robots growing human organs hold promise for life-saving research

Robots can now grow organ samples for humans from stem cells, in what is being hailed as a potentially life-saving scientific breakthrough. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT arrives in N. Korea to witness closure of Punggye-ri nuclear test site (VIDEO)

RT arrives in N. Korea to witness closure of Punggye-ri nuclear test site (VIDEO)

After a two-hour charter flight from Beijing, RT’s Igor Zhdanov and a small team of international journalists have arrived in North Korea, where they will witness Pyongyang close its only nuclear test
EU Parliament grills Zuckerberg – but Facebook CEO slips away without giving solid answers

EU Parliament grills Zuckerberg – but Facebook CEO slips away without giving solid answers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized to the EU Parliament for not doing more to protect Facebook users from evil-doers – but only offered vague answers to questions about the social media giant's
Germany wants to extradite Catalonia's independence leader Carles Puigdemont

Germany wants to extradite Catalonia's independence leader Carles Puigdemont

Ex-Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, one of the leaders of the region's secession movement wanted in Spain on rebellion charges, will most likely be extradited from Germany on lesser charges. Read
Twitter suffers brief outage across Europe & US

Twitter suffers brief outage across Europe & US

Social media users have reported a major Twitter outage across Europe and the US on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Venezuela expels top US diplomat for 'conspiring' against government

Venezuela expels top US diplomat for 'conspiring' against government

The top US diplomat in Caracas, Venezuela and his deputy have been ordered to leave the country after allegedly conspiring against the government, President Nicolas Maduro announced. Read Full
Russian sub test-fires volley of 4 ICBMs across Eurasia

Russian sub test-fires volley of 4 ICBMs across Eurasia

A Russian submarine has successfully launched four intercontinental ballistic missiles from the White Sea at a test site on the Kamchatka peninsula in the Far East, according to the Russian Defense
Saudi reforms on women’s rights just a ‘facade’ to fool outsiders – anti-war campaigner

Saudi reforms on women’s rights just a ‘facade’ to fool outsiders – anti-war campaigner

Extending women’s rights in Saudi Arabia is just a façade to placate forces outside of the kingdom and is not really for the benefit of Saudis, according to Joe Lombardo, co-coordinator of the United
Young photographers’ works shortlisted for contest in memory of journalist Andrei Stenin (PHOTOS)

Young photographers’ works shortlisted for contest in memory of journalist Andrei Stenin (PHOTOS)

The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest, a competition for young photographers which was named after a journalist killed in Ukraine, has published a shortlist picked from 6,000 entries,
Police use tear gas, protesters throw stones as anti-Macron rally turns violent in Paris (VIDEOS)

Police use tear gas, protesters throw stones as anti-Macron rally turns violent in Paris (VIDEOS)

Paris demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron’s social policies turned violent as protesters hurled projectiles at police and broke shop windows. Officers deployed tear gas and detained some
Billion dollar cargo: New details revealed about the ‘holy grail of shipwrecks’ (PHOTOS)

Billion dollar cargo: New details revealed about the ‘holy grail of shipwrecks’ (PHOTOS)

Details of an 18th century Spanish galleon laden with gold and emeralds have been revealed almost three years after the shipwreck was discovered off the coast of Colombia. However, it’s true location
Man ‘gravely injured’ by ‘tear gas grenade’ amid police standoff with eco-activists in France

Man ‘gravely injured’ by ‘tear gas grenade’ amid police standoff with eco-activists in France

A man has been “gravely injured” after picking up a tear gas grenade as police clashed with eco-activists squatting on a site of an abandoned airport in western France, officials and media say. The
Drunk driver jailed after dashcam captures him crashing into house (VIDEO)

Drunk driver jailed after dashcam captures him crashing into house (VIDEO)

A drunk driver has been jailed for up to a year after his own dashcam captured him plowing into a house while driving an estimated twice the speed limit in Sydney, Australia. Read Full Article at