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21 December 2014
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16:00 21 December 2014 / updated: 17:27
"My Son Was Framed, Executed for Nothing": Akhlaq’s Mother
Russian Citizen Sentenced to Death in Pakistan
Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali in Hospital With Pneumonia
Al-Qaeda Warns of Possible Attacks on French Oil Giant Facilities in Yemen
Church of England Head Will Listen to Both Sides in Gay Marriage Debate
Akhlaq’s Father Wants Son to Be Buried in Hometown in Russia
Stratfor: Ukraine Coup Plotted by US Over Russian Stance on Syria
Canada Imposes New Sanctions Against Russia: Prime Minister
One Austrian Teenage Girl Recruited by IS Killed, Other Missing: Reports
Russia to Prepare Response to Recent US, Canada Sanctions: Foreign Ministry
Jordan Executes 11 Men After Lifting of Eight Year Execution Ban
The Middle East country lifts its moratorium on executions, having previously announced a desire to ban the practice.
Tunisians Vote in First Ever Democratic Presidential Run-Off: Reports
Tunisians are choosing the country's president on Sunday in the second round of the country's first-ever democratic election, following the ousting of Ben Ali in 2011, Al Jazeera reported.
US Turns to China for Help in Battling Alleged North Korean Hackers: Report
US officials have asked for China’s help in battling alleged North Korean cyber-attacks as part of a proportional response to an alleged Pyongyang hacker attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Hunting for Memories: Tourists Changed Colors of Yellowstone Hot Springs
US and German scientists have reconstructed what the natural colors of the Yellowstone National Park Hot Springs were before they were polluted with coins tossed by wish-makers and other waste generated by the park's millions of annual visitors.
South Korea Suspends Importation of US Poultry Due to Bird Flu Outbreak
Seoul has halted its importation of US poultry due to a bird flu outbreak in the US, the South Korean Agriculture Ministry announced on Sunday.
African American Attacks Two Police Officers in Brooklyn and Kills Himself
An unidentified African American shot two police officers in Brooklyn, New York and then committed suicide.
Lethal American Diplomacy in Ukraine
Washington-Havana Rapprochement: An Unlikely Victory for Cuba
'Ukraine Freedom Support Act' Advocates War, Not Freedom
How West Misreports Conflict in Caucasus
Terror Has a British Accent in Syria’s ‘Little London’
Ukraine Freedom Support Act
President Putin's Press Conference 2014
US-Cuba Relations Recieve Major Makeover
Peshawar School Attack in Pakistan
Day of Anger: Protests Against Police Brutality
Islamist Takes Hostages in Sydney Cafe
CIA Torture Report
Eric Garner's Death Sparks Protests Across US
Russia-France Mistral Deal
2014: Back to the Iron Curtain?
The 2014 would go into history as critical test for the post-communist world with Russia and the West locking horns over the crisis in Ukraine and waging the war of sanctions no one could have imagined a year ago.
20 December 2014
‘Russia Challenged by Four Global Mafia Cartels’
President Putin identified oil prices and sanctions as the external factors affecting the Russian economy. Yet, these are obviously the tools. Who is using them? Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with German political analyst Christoph R. Hörstel.
19 December 2014
Falling Oil Prices Put Green Energy in UK at Risk
Falling oil prices are very good news for drivers, manufacturers and the prime minister’s re-election campaign. Dr Robert Gross, director of the Centre of Energy and Technology at Imperial College London tells us about what falling oil prices mean for the UK renewable energy industry.
19 December 2014
What Will 2014 Be Remembered for?
Agree or Disagree reviews the year with Mark Sleboda, an international affairs analyst based in Moscow, and provides a look at the relations between Russia and the West, why they have worsened over the crisis in Ukraine and what it might take to normalize them.
19 December 2014
Merkel on Fire: European Farmers Protest in Brussels
This Week in Pictures
Jewish People Celebrating Hanukkah Around the Globe
What Europeans Think About EU Foreign Policy
Obama Congratulates Jews on Hanukkah and Says American Released From Cuban Prison
NASA Publishes Pictures From Mars Rover That Found Methane, Organic Molecules on Red Planet
Analysis & Opinion
Cuba Unlikely to See Oil Boom Anytime Soon: Experts
Plummeting oil prices and lack of deep water drilling expertise will not allow Cuba to increase oil production anytime soon, experts say.
Russia to Halt Ruble Slide, Increase Energy Ties With China: US Expert
A weakened ruble and sliding oil prices will not undermine Russia's economy, says Marin Katusa, the Chief Energy Investment Strategist at Casey Research. The 'harsh reality' is that the US shale producers have already been hurt much more than the Russians.
Latin American Countries Pressure Affected US Decision on Cuba Policy: Experts
Experts believe that the situation in Latin America precipitated the changes in US-Cuba relations.
US Federal Reserve Hotly Debates Possible Hike in Interest Rate
The US Federal Reserve’s policy decision to be ‘patient’ in regard to interest rate hikes has triggered dissent in the Fed’s policy board, with members speaking either in favor of the prolonged period of low rates or a immediate hike.
Economists Say Germany Most in Favor of Lifting Anti-Russian Sanctions
The German citizens do not share the public opinion of the other Europeans on sanctions against Russia, as the negative impact on German economy is higher.
Obama Still Concerned About Human Rights in Cuba
US President Barack Obama said he is concerned about human rights in Cuba, but through engagement with Cuba the United States will have a better chance of seeing change in Cuba.