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‘Straight out of Dr Strangelove’: Analysts slam Trump’s plan to trade nuclear secrets with Saudis

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Donald Trump’s mercantile courtship with Saudi Arabia, which now reportedly seeks to acquire US nuclear know-how, is placing the world in danger, analysts told RT, warning that Riyadh could develop atomic weapons to nuke Iran.  “It is very, very alarming. It’s a terrible thing to spread this kind of technology to a totalitarian state like Read More

‘Macron is playing ‘political theater’ in linking anti-Semitism & anti-Zionism – French commenters

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French President Emmanuel Macron’s vow to outlaw “anti-Zionism” as racism has less to do with actually fighting hate crimes and more to do with courting votes, according to French commenters. “Anti-Semitism is hiding itself behind anti-Zionism,” Macron said Wednesday, speaking at the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (Crif) and announcing that France seeks to Read More

France threatens to boycott Eurovision over Israeli TV show depicting French contestant as terrorist

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France has reportedly threatened to boycott the Eurovision song contest in protest over an Israeli television series which portrays France’s entry in the popular competition as a terrorist. Set to air in May, the three-part series called ‘Douze Points’ (‘twelve points’ in French, the highest score you can receive at Eurovision) is about a French-Algerian Read More

China surveillance firm tracking millions of Muslims leaves database exposed, researcher says

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A screen shows visitors being filmed by AI (Artificial Intelligence) security cameras with facial recognition technology at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security in Beijing. (Getty Images) A Chinese surveillance firm using facial recognition technology left one of its databases exposed online for months, according to a prominent security researcher. A massive database Read More

Egypt is shaping up to become a real energy hub

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Egypt’s oil and gas future looks very bright. The large scale concessions awarded during the EGYPS2019 conference in Cairo, 11-13 February, shows the appetite of IOCs, such as Shell, BP and ENI in this emerging energy hotspot. After years of a major slump, partly due to continuing payment and security issues, the Pharaohs are again Read More

India vows 'crushing response' to Kashmir bombing

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India’s prime minister has warned Pakistan of a “crushing response” to a suicide bombing that left at least 41 soldiers dead in Kashmir. Narendra Modi blamed its neighbour for the attack on a paramilitary convoy in an India-controlled part of the region on Thursday, with his finance minister adding that he will try to ensure Read More

‘Profiting from pain’: Amazon under fire for selling ‘gay cure’ books

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LGBTQ advocates are incensed following revelations this week that multinational e-commerce giant Amazon is selling gay conversion therapy books, “promoting hatred, abuse, and self-harm,” in the process. Award-winning author and LGBTQ rights activist Damian Barr raised the issue online, accusing Amazon of taking sides by allowing people to profit by pushing harmful, pseudoscientific ‘treatments.’ Among Read More

Ostracized for being HIV-positive: Orphans kicked out of Indonesian school speak with RT

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A public elementary school in Indonesia has expelled 14 orphaned children, following complaints about their HIV-positive status. In exclusive interviews, RT spoke with the ostracized children and the NGO that cares for them. The 14 children – who attended from first through to fourth grade – were reportedly shunned from the school, in Surakarta, Central Read More

India to ‘isolate’ Pakistan after suicide car bomb attack on police convoy kills 44

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India has threatened to completely isolate neighbor Pakistan on a global scale following a suicide car bomb attack which killed 44 paramilitary police officers in the disputed Kashmir region. The suicide attack on a large convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was the deadliest attack on security forces in the disputed region since Read More

Iranian photographer whose image Trump used to attack Iran says it's a 'great shame' for her

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A photographer who took a snap US President Donald Trump has used to call for regime change in Iran told RT that she did not want it to become a tool in the hands of the US government, stifling basic freedoms with sanctions. Yalda Moayeri, a 37-year-old Iranian photojournalist, has lashed out at Trump for Read More