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Eleven hoisted from Alaska plane crash

July 11, 2018 11:50 AM

LOS ANGELES, July 11: A plane carrying 11 people crashed Tuesday (Jul 10) on a mountainside in Alaska, officials and rescuers said, but there were no deaths.

Pakistan bomb blast kills regional politician ahead of elections

July 11, 2018 11:06 AM

PAKISTAN, July 11: An apparent suicide bombing has targeted a politician ahead of Pakistan's elections. The party hit by the blast has been targeted for its opposition to the Taliban.

World Population Day: Importance and why we celebrate

July 11, 2018 09:16 AM

July 11: The World Population Day is a United Nations' initiative celebrated on the 11th of July every year. This day aims at spreading awareness about the exploding world population and the importance of reproductive health.

France beat Belgium to reach World Cup final

July 11, 2018 01:41 AM

ST PETERSBURG, July 11: France will face England or Croatia in the World Cup final after edging past European neighbours Belgium in the semi-final in St Petersburg.

Real Madrid and Juventus agree £105m deal for Cristiano Ronaldo

July 10, 2018 21:29 PM

MADRID, July 10: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is moving to Juventus in a transfer deal worth in the region of £105m.

Plane crashes outside South Africa's Pretoria: At least 19 injured

July 10, 2018 21:19 PM

PRETORIA, July 10: According to local emergency services, a plane crashed outside South Africa's city of Pretoria in the Gauteng province.

Corpses still rot under Raqqa rubble after US-backed liberation – but West nowhere to be seen

July 10, 2018 18:36 PM

RAQQA, July 10: Scores of corpses are still being dug up from the ruins of Raqqa, one year after its US-backed liberation from IS, but the West is seemingly in no rush to help the community recover. RT takes a look at the city’s plight.A

China and Germany sign €20 billion in trade deals in response to US tariff hikes

July 10, 2018 18:26 PM

BERLIN, July 10: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang held talks on Monday in Berlin, and stressed their commitment to a multilateral trade system in the wake of trade disputes with Washington.

France v Belgium: ‘Golden Generation’ meet gilded French counterparts in World Cup semi-final

July 10, 2018 18:17 PM

RUSSIA, July 10: France and Belgium meet in the first World Cup semi-final in St. Petersburg on Tuesday as two of the tournament’s most talented teams aim to fulfill the promise latent within their ranks.

EU’s Tusk to Trump: Respect your allies, you don’t have many

July 10, 2018 18:11 PM

BRUSSELS, July 10: European Council President Donald Tusk called on Donald Trump to be more respectful towards America’s allies ahead of a NATO summit, arguing that they are now in short supply.

Gay and hopeful: What is at stake in fight against gay sex law Section 377

July 10, 2018 09:59 AM

Activism against Section 377 began in the early 90s when NGOs and health workers, primarily working against HIV/AIDS, alleged that the law was being used to persecute them and hamper the distribution of condoms

China chili fest gets off to scorching star

July 10, 2018 09:28 AM

NINGXIANGPU, China, July 9: An annual chili pepper festival kicked off Monday in central China’s spice-loving Hunan province with a chili-eating contest in which the winner set a blistering pace by downing a gut-busting 50 peppers in just over a minute.

Nepal’s best female golfer grew up in a shed and wants to make history

July 10, 2018 09:20 AM

Nepal golfer Pratima Sherpa grew up around golf, literally. The 17-year-old lives with her parents in a maintenance shed at the Royal Nepal Golf Club.

Nepal’s best female golfer grew up in a shed and wants to make history

July 10, 2018 09:20 AM

Nepal golfer Pratima Sherpa grew up around golf, literally. The 17-year-old lives with her parents in a maintenance shed at the Royal Nepal Golf Club.

New Delhi bus gang rapists lose death row plea

July 9, 2018 16:40 PM

NEW DELHI, July 9: India's Supreme Court has rejected a petition seeking to overturn the death sentences of four men convicted of the 2012 gang rape and murder of a student in Delhi.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah actor Kavi Kumar Azad passes away

July 9, 2018 16:21 PM

MUMBAI, July 9: Actor Kavi Kumar Azad, best known for his role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, passed away on Monday after suffering a massive heart attack. He breathed his last at Mumbai’s Wockhardt Hospital.

140 socialist political parties back BDS, embargo on Israel

July 9, 2018 13:58 PM

LONDON, July 9: The Socialist International, or SI, has endorsed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in their call for the rights of Palestinian people. SI, a global alliance of 140 political parties, as well as 35 parties currently in national governments, urged for a military embargo to be imposed against Israel until it ceases its violations against the Palestinian people.

Syria: Russian-backed ceasefire allows 28,000 To return home

July 9, 2018 13:45 PM

DAMASCUS, July 9: State news agency SANA confirmed the that a deal had indeed been reached between the Syrian army and the rebels. The Syrian army and rebels forces have stopped military operations after a Russian-backed deal was brokered enabling some 28,000 people to re-enter the region.

How Mexico also separates Central American migrant families

July 9, 2018 13:32 PM

REYNOSA, July 9: Since 2012, Mexican authorities have put 138,000 migrant children in detention centers where they must await deportation, sometimes separated from their parents. 97 percent are from Central America, mainly Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and 65,000 were traveling alone.

Brazil: Lula kept in jail by regional court

July 9, 2018 13:15 PM

PORTO ALEGRE, July 9: The president of the Federal Regional Court (TRF-4), Thompson Flores, has decided to keep Lula in prison. In an apparent turn in events judge Thompson Flores rules that the case returns to judge Gebran and that therefore its decision to maintain Lula in prison remains valid.