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Baby blessing: Couple brings Asian Games to life with fourth child

Baby blessing: Couple brings Asian Games to life with fourth child

Baby blessing: Couple brings Asian Games to life with fourth child An Indonesian family who welcomed their fourth child on August 18, the opening day of the Asian Games, decided to name the baby after the tournament. The girl was expected to be born in September, but surprisingly made an early appearance hours before the second biggest sporting event after […]

Bangladeshi passengers scramble onto train’s roof to get home for ‘Big Eid’ (VIDEO)

Bangladeshi passengers scramble onto train’s roof to get home for ‘Big Eid’ (VIDEO)

Bangladeshi passengers scramble onto train’s roof to get home for ‘Big Eid’ (VIDEO) If you complain about your own commute being a nightmare during peak hours, you haven’t seen this. Stunning pictures have emerged showing Muslims sitting on the roof of a train in Dhaka, Bangladesh because carriages were full. Hundreds of people can be seen clambering onto the roof […]

No ‘secret directive’ on Syria – UN

No ‘secret directive’ on Syria – UN

No ‘secret directive’ on Syria – UN The United Nations has said that neither its department of political affairs nor any other UN entity has issued a “secret directive” on Syria. It said that there are internal policies and guidelines “shared within the UN system to ensure support and assistance is provided to those in need in all areas of […]

Hamas leader says end to Israel’s blockade of Gaza ‘around the corner’

Hamas leader says end to Israel’s blockade of Gaza ‘around the corner’

Hamas leader says end to Israel’s blockade of Gaza ‘around the corner’ Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said Tuesday that an end to Israel’s more than decade-long blockade of Gaza was “around the corner,” as talk of a possible truce deal intensifies, AFP reported. Indirect negotiations between Gaza’s Hamas rulers and Israel brokered by Egyptian and UN officials have reportedly included […]

Kremlin expects proposals on Syria, Ukraine from US after Trump sets conditions

Kremlin expects proposals on Syria, Ukraine from US after Trump sets conditions

Kremlin expects proposals on Syria, Ukraine from US after Trump sets conditions The Kremlin is waiting for specific proposals on cooperation to resolve the situation in Syria and Ukraine, which President Donald Trump says is the condition for lifting sanctions against Russia. “We need to understand what conditions [for removing sanctions] are meant specifically,” Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told […]

RT‘S #1917LIVE BOOK WINS ADWEEK‘S PROJECT ISAAC AWARD FOR PRINT INVENTION

RT‘S #1917LIVE BOOK WINS ADWEEK‘S PROJECT ISAAC AWARD FOR PRINT INVENTION

RT‘S #1917LIVE BOOK WINS ADWEEK‘S PROJECT ISAAC AWARD FOR PRINT INVENTION MOSCOW, AUGUST 21— RT’s international, historical social media re-enactment project #1917LIVE, dedicated to the centennial of the Russian Revolution, took home gold at the awards established by the top US advertising trade magazine – Adweek. The book won ‘Media: Print Invention’ at the Project Isaac Awards — a competition […]

United by US sanctions: Iran could trade with Crimea using Russian river system

United by US sanctions: Iran could trade with Crimea using Russian river system

United by US sanctions: Iran could trade with Crimea using Russian river system US-sanctioned Iran is interested in doing business with Russia‘s Crimea, according to the authorities from the Russian region, which is also facing sanctions from Washington and Brussels. The trade route would connect Crimea’s ports with Iran’s Caspian coast via the Volga-Don Canal, Georgy Muradov, Crimea‘s permanent representative […]