US Democrats grill Pompeo over Iran, coronavirus

US Democrats grill Pompeo over Iran, coronavirus

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifying during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC Washington, ... Read More

Coronavirus grounds Russian gymnasts as team bosses rule out Milwaukee and Tokyo World Cup events

Coronavirus grounds Russian gymnasts as team bosses rule out Milwaukee and Tokyo World Cup events

The Russian national gymnastics team has been dealt a blow after team bosses decided not to risk making the trip ... Read More

Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria as Turkey demands truce in Idlib

Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria as Turkey demands truce in Idlib

A displaced Syrian family ride in the back of a truck loaded with family’s possessions on February 22, 2020, in ... Read More

Pompeo adds insult to injury by dangling coronavirus ‘help’ in front of sanctions-stricken Iran

Pompeo adds insult to injury by dangling coronavirus ‘help’ in front of sanctions-stricken Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized Iran's healthcare infrastructure while offering empty gestures of help, adding insult to ... Read More

Russia on red alert: almost SURROUNDED by Coronavirus cases – braces for epidemic

Russia on red alert: almost SURROUNDED by Coronavirus cases – braces for epidemic

As the world's biggest country, bordering 16 states, Russia is something of a sitting duck for COVID-19. With eight of ... Read More

'He changed the sport like my dad did': Muhammad Ali's daughter content with Conor McGregor comparison (VIDEO)

'He changed the sport like my dad did': Muhammad Ali's daughter content with Conor McGregor comparison (VIDEO)

Rasheda Ali, daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, says that she is unconcerned with comparisons between her father and Irish ... Read More

VIDEOS from inside Fly540 plane shows pilot nail emergency landing with just ONE ENGINE

VIDEOS from inside Fly540 plane shows pilot nail emergency landing with just ONE ENGINE

A Fly540 plane with 49 passengers and five crew on board was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after ... Read More

Mexico confirms first cases of coronavirus

Mexico confirms first cases of coronavirus

A screen reads 'COVID-19' as Hugo Lopez-Gatell Ramirez, Mexico's under-secretary of Health Prevention and Promotion, holds a news conference on ... Read More

Career of designer behind Russia's iconic Su-34 jet remembered following death at 84 (PHOTOS)

Career of designer behind Russia's iconic Su-34 jet remembered following death at 84 (PHOTOS)

The lead designer of Russia's Su-34 modern fighter-bomber jet, Rollan Martirosov, has died aged 84. He is set to live ... Read More

First British coronavirus death reported in Japan

First British coronavirus death reported in Japan

The coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess has been moored off Yokohama Port, south of Tokyo, since February 3 A British ... Read More

How 'dark fishing' sails below the radar to plunder the oceans

How 'dark fishing' sails below the radar to plunder the oceans

In September last year, the Greenpeace campaign ship Arctic Sunrise was scanning the mid-Atlantic ocean, thousands of kilometres from anywhere. ... Read More

'Slightly unwell' Pope Francis postpones all official audiences

'Slightly unwell' Pope Francis postpones all official audiences

Several worshippers wore face masks at Pope Francis' weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday Pope Francis is still ... Read More

'I firmly believe in my innocence': Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang handed EIGHT YEAR ban for breach of anti-doping rules

'I firmly believe in my innocence': Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang handed EIGHT YEAR ban for breach of anti-doping rules

Three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang will miss this summer's Olympic Games after being banned from the sport for eight years ... Read More

Coronavirus in Latin America: Health officials on alert

Coronavirus in Latin America: Health officials on alert

Health officials across Latin America are bracing for a surge in coronavirus cases as the summer holiday season comes to ... Read More

Tourist on board coronavirus cruise ship ‘Diamond Princess’ becomes 1st British death from outbreak

Tourist on board coronavirus cruise ship ‘Diamond Princess’ becomes 1st British death from outbreak

A British man who was on board the quarantined cruise ship ‘Diamond Princess’ has died in Japan. It’s the first ... Read More

World economy heading to a slowdown ‘without question,’ professor tells Boom Bust

World economy heading to a slowdown ‘without question,’ professor tells Boom Bust

Fears of the rapid spread of the coronavirus have panicked investors, sending world markets into a tailspin. RT’s Boom Bust ... Read More

Qatar evacuates citizens from Iran over coronavirus fears

Qatar evacuates citizens from Iran over coronavirus fears

No coronavirus cases have been reported in Qatar, according to the GCO Qatar has evacuated all its citizens in Iran ... Read More

Turkey-Syria tensions escalate after troops killed: Live updates

Turkey-Syria tensions escalate after troops killed: Live updates

Dozens of Turkish troops have been killed in Syrian government air raids, marking a dramatic escalation in the conflict between ... Read More

US, Taliban set to sign deal to end war in Afghanistan

US, Taliban set to sign deal to end war in Afghanistan

The Taliban have been waging an armed rebellion since 2001 when the US toppled the group from power A week ... Read More

'Message is clear': China jails Hong Kong publisher Gui Minhai

'Message is clear': China jails Hong Kong publisher Gui Minhai

Hong Kong, China - For seven months last year, millions of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong to ... Read More

Syria has every right to fight terrorists in Idlib and Russia can’t interfere – Moscow

Syria has every right to fight terrorists in Idlib and Russia can’t interfere – Moscow

Damascus has the right to fight back when attacked by terrorists and Moscow is in no position to stop Syrians ... Read More

Pakistan's Imran Khan holds talks with Qatari emir in Doha

Pakistan's Imran Khan holds talks with Qatari emir in Doha

The talks focused on economic issues, investment and energy, a Qatari foreign ministry statement said Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistan's prime minister ... Read More

NATO offers Turkey condolences & solidarity, but no additional military aid amid Idlib crisis

NATO offers Turkey condolences & solidarity, but no additional military aid amid Idlib crisis

On a request from Ankara, NATO members held consultations on the situation in Idlib, Syria, where 33 Turkish soldiers have ... Read More

ADF rebels cleared from last stronghold in Beni: DR Congo army

ADF rebels cleared from last stronghold in Beni: DR Congo army

Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo - We met Kambale Kombi at a government hospital in North Kivu province in the ... Read More

Pompeo to face House panel on US killing of Iran's Soleimani

Pompeo to face House panel on US killing of Iran's Soleimani

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa Washington, DC ... Read More

Astronomers release first color PHOTO of Earth’s new 2ND MOON we all missed

Astronomers release first color PHOTO of Earth’s new 2ND MOON we all missed

Until recently, many of us earthlings were blissfully unaware that our planet had gained a second moon. But now 2020 ... Read More

EU won’t accept ‘artificial deadlines’ in talks with UK, France's Europe minister says

EU won’t accept ‘artificial deadlines’ in talks with UK, France's Europe minister says

French European Affairs Minister Amelie de Montchalin said on Friday the European Union would not accept “artificial deadlines” in talks ... Read More

'What do we do now?': Delhi carnage survivors recount horror

'What do we do now?': Delhi carnage survivors recount horror

The death toll has risen to 42 people in the worst religious violence to have hit Delhi since 1984 New ... Read More

Europeans tighten borders as Turkey 'opens the gates' to refugees

Europeans tighten borders as Turkey 'opens the gates' to refugees

Migrants from Afghanistan on a dinghy approach a beach on the island of Lesbos, Greece Greece and Bulgaria boosted border patrols ... Read More

Russian missile frigates passing through Turkish straits amid Idlib escalation

Russian missile frigates passing through Turkish straits amid Idlib escalation

A pair of advanced Russian missiles frigates is passing through the Turkey-controlled straits while en-route to the Mediterranean. It comes ... Read More

Pattaya theme park closes, no tourists

Pattaya theme park closes, no tourists

Pattaya theme park closes, no tourists published : 28 Feb 2020 at 17:45 Legend Siam in Pattaya will close its ... Read More

UN agency says 35 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

UN agency says 35 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

Most migrants make the perilous journey in ill-equipped and unsafe rubber boats A commercial ship rescued 35 Europe-bound migrants off ... Read More

In Afghanistan, peace is finally in sight

In Afghanistan, peace is finally in sight

Afghan youth dance and peace activists gather as they celebrate the reduction in violence, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan February 27, 2020 ... Read More

US centre: No evidence of fraud in Bolivia's October polls

US centre: No evidence of fraud in Bolivia's October polls

Bolivia's former President Evo Morales resigned under pressure from the military last year A US research centre said it found ... Read More

In Germany, racism is becoming more mainstream

In Germany, racism is becoming more mainstream

Protesters demonstrate against far-right radicalism and racism in Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany, February 22, 2020 On February 19, a far-right ... Read More

Scrapped US-Philippines defense pact could still be salvaged, Manila envoy says

Scrapped US-Philippines defense pact could still be salvaged, Manila envoy says

A US-Philippines troop agreement recently scrapped by President Rodrigo Duterte could still be salvaged, according to Manila’s ambassador to Washington. ... Read More

Mongolian president & entire delegation quarantined after China visit over coronavirus fears

Mongolian president & entire delegation quarantined after China visit over coronavirus fears

The Mongolian president and his entire delegation have been put under 14-day quarantine after making a state visit to coronavirus-stricken ... Read More

33 Turkish soldiers killed in Syrian air raid in Idlib

33 Turkish soldiers killed in Syrian air raid in Idlib

At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed ... Read More

No special session of Malaysia's parliament on March 2: Speaker

No special session of Malaysia's parliament on March 2: Speaker

The political feud between Mahathir and his would-be successor as prime minister stretches back more than 20 years Malaysia's Parliament ... Read More

Supermassive black hole causes biggest cosmic explosion in recorded history, leaving dent that could fit 15 Milky Way galaxies

Supermassive black hole causes biggest cosmic explosion in recorded history, leaving dent that could fit 15 Milky Way galaxies

The biggest cosmic explosion in recorded history was detected about 390 million light years from Earth and it made a ... Read More

‘Aggressive designs’: Pakistan blasts India’s $3bn arms deal with Washington for ‘destabilizing already volatile region’

‘Aggressive designs’: Pakistan blasts India’s $3bn arms deal with Washington for ‘destabilizing already volatile region’

Islamabad has voiced concern over a recent multi-billion dollar weapons deal signed between Washington and New Delhi, insisting its nuclear-armed ... Read More

Tokyo Disneyland closes on virus concerns

Tokyo Disneyland closes on virus concerns

Tokyo Disneyland closes on virus concerns published : 28 Feb 2020 at 10:15 updated: 28 Feb 2020 at 18:09 Visitors ... Read More

Coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

Coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China's National Health Commission reported on Friday at least 44 new deaths from the coronavirus infection as of the end ... Read More

First US coronavirus case of unknown origin marks 'turning point'

First US coronavirus case of unknown origin marks 'turning point'

A pedestrian wears a surgical mask as she walks by the VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville, California Officials in California expressed ... Read More

‘War of nerves’: Turkey goes ‘all-in’ to stop Syrian advance in Idlib but will it end up in all-out war?

‘War of nerves’: Turkey goes ‘all-in’ to stop Syrian advance in Idlib but will it end up in all-out war?

Tensions in Syria’s Idlib province show no signs of abating, with the Syrian Army pressing the offensive against militants while ... Read More