US diplomat visits Libya amid political upheaval

Burns is the most senior US official to visit Libya since 2012 assault.
 

Hamas or Israel? Netanyahu says Palestinian Authority must choose

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas must choose either peace with Israel or an alliance with Hamas, but he cannot have both, Israel’s PM has said.
 

Cybergeddon? Survey warns of internet disruption on scale of 2008 crisis

The world is on the verge of a cyber shock “similar to the 2008 financial crisis,” a new study says, outlining major triggers for potential disruption and urging governments and organizations to learn from the experience gained during the credit crunch.
 

Blair calls on West to combat ‘growing’ danger of Islamist extremism

Significant and controversial intervention of ex-PM reflects new mood in Britain as public opinion shifts against Islamists.
 

US to resume military aid to Egypt

The Obama administration plans to resume some military assistance to Egypt and deliver 10 Apache helicopters after the military-backed government in Cairo upheld its peace treaty with Israel.
 

South Korea ferry toll reaches 150

The official death toll from the recent South Korea’s ferry disaster has reached 150 as the search for missing passengers entered a second week.
 

'In the Now' with Anissa Naouai to launch on RT, April 28

"In the Now" with RT's Senior Political correspondent Anissa Naouai will be the first dedicated nightly Primetime show to air live out of our Moscow headquar...
 

Sophie on Russian FM Sergey Lavrov's first ever selfie (ft Sophie's selfie face)

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov is known as a consummate diplomat, one of the most capable in world politics. So when Sophie Shevardnadze asked him to pose for a se...
 

China after closer econ. ties with Iran

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli says Beijing is willing to further promote economic relations with Tehran as an important partner. 
 

Retirement top financial worry in US

An overwhelming majority of people in the United State are worried about not having enough money for retirement, according to a new poll.
 

Jarba asks Saudi Arabia to increase support for Syria rebels

Head of main opposition group says more aid is needed, citing intensifying aid Russia and Iran are providing to Assad.
 

Obama backs Japan on disputed islands

US President Barack Obama has supported Japanese claims over the islands disputed between Japan and China.
 

Company to make desktop 3D printer

A US company is working on manufacturing a small, affordable 3D printer for desktop application.
 

Brazil hosts Internet governance confab

A conference on Internet governance is set to start in Brazil in the wake of revelations about global spying activities by the United States.
 

Better late than never: Erdogan offers condolences over mass WWI killings of Armenians

Turkish PM
 

Iran UN amb. objects to nominee visa ban

Tehran warns of the “serious negative” consequences of Washington’s refusal to issue a visa to Iran’s designated ambassador to the UN, saying the move is a flagrant breach of the provisions of the Headquarters Agreement.
 

Brazil event to address Internet control

Following a call by the Brazilian president, a gathering is to kick off in the country addressing Internet governance in the wake of revelations of US online surveillance.
 

Peruvian teachers rally over pay

Thousands of striking Peruvian teachers rally in the capital, Lima, demanding better pay and working conditions.
 

"In the Now" with Anissa Naouai to launch on RT, April 28

"In the Now" with RT's Senior Political correspondent Anissa Naouai will be the first dedicated nightly Primetime show to air live out of our Moscow headquar...
 

Albuquerque police fatally shoot woman

A 19-year-old woman in the US state of New Mexico was shot and killed during a chase by Albuquerque police, making her the third person in five weeks to be killed by officers.