Taliban appeal to international organizations for help — RT EN

A tremor jolted people along the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan early Wednesday morning. Hundreds of residents are killed. The mountainous terrain makes rescue work difficult. A government spokesman has now called on aid organizations for support. Rescue work continues after the devastating earthquake in the Afghan-Pakistani border region. The authorities reported at least 1,000 […]

International Energy Agency warns Europe of complete halt to Russian gas supplies — RT EN

The head of the International Energy Agency Birol expresses strong recommendations to the top European politicians to keep “aging nuclear power plants” open and to take other emergency measures. Europe should immediately prepare for the complete shutdown of Russian gas exports this winter. Fatih Birol, head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), told the Financial […]

The Moscow International Film Festival takes place — RT DE

The Moscow International Film Festival, which had been postponed because of the Ukraine crisis, takes place. Despite cultural sanctions against Russia, the festival program includes films from more than sixty countries, according to the festival organizing committee. The Moscow International Film Festival (IFF Moscow), the only A-class film event in Russia, will take place this […]

International Skating Union Raises Minimum Athlete Age to 17 — RT DE

After lengthy debates, the International Skating Union has agreed: The minimum age for figure skating, short track and speed skating will be gradually increased to 17 years. The association justifies the change with concern for the health of the athletes. Previously, the minimum age for athletes participating in adult competitions was 15 years. At a […]

Breaches of international law at US Air Force base Ramstein? German authorities don’t want to know — RT DE

Command, click, death? Drones that can kill are controversial. That is why there has been speculation in Germany for some time about the role of the US air force base in Ramstein in the US drone war. Peace activists and local residents are wondering if they are being killed from Germany. So far they have […]

Xi Jinping slams unilateral sanctions and double standards in international relations — RT EN

Apr 21, 2022 2:54 p.m In his opening speech at the Asian Economic Forum in Boao, China’s president called for a move away from the “Cold War mentality.” All countries in the world are in the same boat and no one should be “thrown overboard,” said Xi Jinping. Chinese President Xi Jinping opened the annual […]