Tripoli, 18 October 2013: With 17,693 people apparently living as modern-day slaves in Libya, according to the first-ever Global Slavery Index, the country is ranked by it as having the greatest prevalence of "slavery" in North Africa.
Activists from 26 countries are taking to the streets on Saturday to protest fracking technologies that extract hydrocarbons by pumping pressurized chemicals underground. They say fracking contaminates groundwater and hastens climate change.
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The benefits of hydraulic fracturing in terms of job creation and meeting energy demands have been drastically exaggerated, while the consequences of the controversial practice could prove cataclysmic, geopolitical commentator Ian Crane told RT.
Free Syrian Army militants, Abu Mohammad, who was injured during a battle for Maaloula. (Still from RT video) The Free Syrian Army soldiers admit they won’t be able to claim capital Damascus withou...
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john October 19, 2013 at 11:03 AM
Those dummies in the middle east will never learn not to trust governments of the west. Governments of the west don’t even consider those guys human. They just use them as pawns in an international game of high stakes geopolitical and economical chess cloaked and masked in some sweet banners of freedom, democracy and equal rights. What a shame.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four out of 5 U.S.adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American...