NATO in no rush to fight for Ukraine, Macron takes flak for escalatory idea — RT World News

NATO in no rush to fight for Ukraine, Macron takes flak for escalatory idea — RT World News

Source link The French president’s suggestion that defeating Russia may require Western boots on the ground quickly backfired Senior Western officials have rushed to disavow remarks made by French President Emmanuel Macron this week suggesting that some NATO members could deploy troops in Ukraine. Moscow responded by saying such a move would make a direct […]

New Liberian president takes office — RT Africa

New Liberian president takes office — RT Africa

Source link Joseph Boakai has defeated ex-football star George Weah in a fiercely contested November election in Africa’s oldest republic Liberia has sworn in Joseph Nyumah Boakai as president, marking the West African country’s second peaceful transfer of power in more than 70 years. He has pledged to fight poverty and corruption during his six-year […]

As the new international order takes hold, what can we expect from China and the rest of Asia in 2024? — RT World News

As the new international order takes hold, what can we expect from China and the rest of Asia in 2024? — RT World News

Source link The US has managed to fuel conflict in Europe, but states further east aren’t as willing to play Washington’s game By Timofey Bordachev, Programme Director of the Valdai Club The formation of a new international order is inevitably accompanied by a conflict between the powers seeking to preserve their status and rivals whose development […]

UN official fired for corruption takes over Red Cross — RT World News

UN official fired for corruption takes over Red Cross — RT World News

Source link Pierre Krahenbuhl was accused of spending UN money to take his married girlfriend traveling The Red Cross announced on Friday that Pierre Krahenbuhl will take over as director-general of the organization. Krahenbuhl previously led the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees until he was ousted amid allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism, and other abuses […]

Scholz takes credit for ‘unanimous’ EU Ukraine vote — RT World News

Scholz takes credit for ‘unanimous’ EU Ukraine vote — RT World News

Source link Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban previously threatened to use the “hard veto” against Ukrainian accession to the bloc German Chancellor Olaf Scholz convinced Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to leave the room where the bloc’s leaders were voting on whether to open negotiations with Ukraine about joining the EU, he confirmed to reporters […]

Polish MP takes fire extinguisher to Hanukkah candles (VIDEOS) — RT World News

Polish MP takes fire extinguisher to Hanukkah candles (VIDEOS) — RT World News

Source link Poland’s parliament quickly slapped the controversial politician with the highest financial penalty allowed A far-right lawmaker in Poland used a fire extinguisher to douse menorah candles during an official Hanukkah ceremony on Tuesday, calling the Jewish holiday a form of “satanic worship.” The stunt was later referred to prosecutors by Warsaw’s parliament speaker. Hosted […]

West takes new step to tighten Russian oil sanctions – Reuters — RT Business News

West takes new step to tighten Russian oil sanctions – Reuters — RT Business News

Source link The US and its allies are reportedly pressuring several countries to ensure Russian tankers don’t sail under their flags Western states are pressuring Liberia, the Marshall Islands, and Panama to boost checks of ships sailing under their flags to ensure they are not used to help Russia bypass sanctions, Reuters reported on Friday, […]

Russia takes control of major airport from foreign shareholders — RT Business News

Russia takes control of major airport from foreign shareholders — RT Business News

Source link A presidential decree has transferred stakes in St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo to a domestic entity President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Thursday transferring all the rights of St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport from foreign shareholders to a new Russian entity. Under the presidential decree, stakes in the Cyprus-registered company that manages the airport in […]

US state takes Pfizer to court over Covid-19 shot — RT World News

US state takes Pfizer to court over Covid-19 shot — RT World News

Source link The pharmaceutical giant misled the public about the vaccine’s effectiveness and sought to silence critics, the Texas lawsuit claims The Texas attorney general filed a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Thursday, alleging that the company misrepresented the effectiveness of its Covid-19 vaccine and sought to suppress public discussion of the product’s […]

Influential Russian oil boss takes aim at Finance Ministry — RT Business News

Influential Russian oil boss takes aim at Finance Ministry — RT Business News

Source link The head of Russian oil major Rosneft, Igor Sechin, has criticized the Finance Ministry’s tax policy, which he claims provoked a crisis in the domestic fuel market. He also took aim at the country’s Central Bank for a lack of “reliable” routes for cross-border payments in various currencies and for a series of […]