Some antibiotics with your Сheeseburger? Russia regulator probes McDonald’s

Russia’s consumer watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has opened an investigation into the quality of food products used at McDonald’s, in addition to a lawsuit that could ban some signature products from the Russian market, curtailing operations.
 

‘Yukos judgment marks true divorce between Russia and the West’

​The decision by the International Arbitration Court in the Netherlands is a political one and there is no mechanism that I am aware of for enforcing Russia to make the $50bn payment, energy asset manager Eric Kraus told RT.
 

Not Loving It: Russia moots McDonald’s burger ban

Russia’s consumer watchdog has opened an investigation into the quality of food products used at McDonald’s, on top of a lawsuit that could ban some signatur...
 

‘Bans may make Russia more independent’

 

Bans to make Russia more independent

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says West’s sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine would not achieve their goal and instead may make Moscow more economically independent.
 

Lightning kills 1, injures 13 in LA

 

Death toll in E Ukraine reaches 1,129

The United Nations says at least 1,129 people have been killed since Kiev launched its military operations three months ago against pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine.
 

Iran urges Muslim action against Israel

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Muslim countries to take action in regional and international arenas to end the Israeli regime’s attacks against Gaza and facilitate the delivery of food and medical supplies to the besieged coastal sliver.
 

Israel resumes Gaza attack on Fitr

Israel has continued to pound the Gaza Strip for the 21st consecutive day despite international calls for a ceasefire.
 

​Russia should sue the United States for defamation of national character

Washington is leading a massive smear campaign in an effort to blame Russia for the downing of flight MH17 by firing off a tirade of unsubstantiated claims and outright lies. Moscow should seek legal recourse for slander in an international court of law.
 

Iran raps attack on Nigeria Quds rally

Iran has strongly deplored a deadly assault by Nigerian forces on a group of demonstrators taking part in the rallies held in support of the Palestinian nation on International Quds Day.
 

Dinosaur’s ‘colossal bad luck’ versus humans good fortune

If the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs had hit a couple of million years earlier or later, they might have survived and humans might never have existed, a new study says, suggesting dinosaurs were particularly vulnerable at the time of the impact.
 

Israeli forces, Palestinians clash in WB

Israeli forces have clashed with Palestinian demonstrators following Eid al-Fitr prayers in the West Bank, Press TV reports.
 

‘Gaza war prelude to Israel collapse’

A senior Iranian commander has slammed the Israeli regime’s military offensive against the Gaza Strip, saying the bloody war on the besieged Palestinian land will trigger the regime’s downfall.
 

Kiev's 'war crime': HRW evidence clear, Ukraine must stop rocketing civilians

Human Rights Watch said that the Ukrainian army may have committed a war crime when it kill16 civilians with unguided grad missiles. The group says that the ...
 

18 killed in militant attack in Philippines

At least 18 people, including children, have lost their lives during a militant attack in the remote southern Philippine town of Talipao, the military says.
 

UK passport workers set to strike

Thousands of British passport workers are set to strike over staff shortages, which they say have caused the country's ongoing backlog crisis.
 

US: Images show Russia’s attacks

The United States says it possesses satellite images showing Russia firing rockets into eastern Ukraine and dispatching artillery to pro-Russian forces fighting in the country.
 

Rouhani offers congrats on Eid al-Fitr

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended his felicitations to the heads of states and people of Muslim countries on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
 

Nasrallah hails Iran’s support

Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah has lauded the Iranian nation’s “firm” and “permanent” support for the resistance front, saying unity among Muslims will foil all enemy plots.