North Korea warns UK will ‘pay price’ for brazen sanctions, and calls it ‘US puppet’
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North Korea warns UK will ‘pay price’ for brazen sanctions, and calls it ‘US puppet’

Via RT North Korea has warned the UK will pay a price for its “despicable political scheme” to impose sanctions on its government ministries, and recommends London stops “blindly” following Washington’s lead. “The United Kingdom, a puppet of the United States, committed a provocation,” by imposing sanctions, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

‘Pure terrorism’: Serbian president denounces violence as 4th day of protests results in more clashes & arrests (VIDEOS)
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‘Pure terrorism’: Serbian president denounces violence as 4th day of protests results in more clashes & arrests (VIDEOS)

Via RT Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has said the ‘terrorists’ fueling violence in Belgrade will be arrested and held accountable, after a fourth day of protests saw more tear gas and clashes with riot police. “I am proud of Serbia for enduring this,” Vucic said on Friday from Paris, where he was meeting with French...

‘Hypocrisy is exposed in full’: China hits out at Australia over new visa rules for Hong Kong & extradition treaty suspension
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‘Hypocrisy is exposed in full’: China hits out at Australia over new visa rules for Hong Kong & extradition treaty suspension

Via RT While “clanking” about rejecting foreign interference, Australia is meddling in China’s affairs itself by halting an extradition treaty with Hong Kong and offering its residents a safe haven, Beijing’s embassy stated. Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government announced earlier on Thursday that it will grant Hongkongers a five-year visa extension and “a pathway to...

Belgrade protests not about Covid-19 lockdown, hijacked by rightwing radicals – Serbia’s president
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Belgrade protests not about Covid-19 lockdown, hijacked by rightwing radicals – Serbia’s president

Via RT The riots in Belgrade on Tuesday were “political violence,” influenced from abroad, which had little to do with the public’s anger over planned anti-coronavirus measures, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said. Hundreds of people clashed with police and stormed the National Assembly building several hours after it was announced that a curfew will be...

MASSIVE protests rock Serbian capital after new Covid-19 lockdown announcement (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
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MASSIVE protests rock Serbian capital after new Covid-19 lockdown announcement (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Via RT Mounted police used teargas and truncheons to disperse a crowd of several thousand protesters gathered outside the Serbian parliament in Belgrade, opposed to the government’s announcement of a new coronavirus lockdown. President Aleksandar Vucic announced on Tuesday that a new curfew would go into effect on Friday and last over the weekend, after...

Masks are Covid-19 ‘new normal’ and those refusing them should be SHAMED like drunk drivers, says Royal Society chief
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Masks are Covid-19 ‘new normal’ and those refusing them should be SHAMED like drunk drivers, says Royal Society chief

Via RT Royal Society president Venki Ramakrishnan urged everyone to wear facemasks as the “new normal” until the coronavirus disappears, comparing the refusal to do so with antisocial behaviors like driving without seatbelts or drunk. No one should leave their home without a face covering in their possession, and they should be worn “particularly indoors...

South America’s Covid-19 crisis has exposed the inequalities of the region & the lack of real progress addressing poverty
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South America’s Covid-19 crisis has exposed the inequalities of the region & the lack of real progress addressing poverty

Via RT As the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in South America, it is the poorest who are worst affected. The pandemic has highlighted the societal problems that countries have been unable to eradicate. At roughly 7:30am on July 6, a gasoline truck overturned on a perilous stretch of Colombia’s Caribbean highway known for accidents....

US violated UN Charter with drone strike on Soleimani – UN rapporteur on extrajudicial executions
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US violated UN Charter with drone strike on Soleimani – UN rapporteur on extrajudicial executions

Via RT The US strike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was not justified by any ongoing or imminent attack on American interests and violated the UN charter, according to UN rapporteur on arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard. Washington has produced insufficient evidence that there was any attack on US interests that might have justified the...

‘Threat to Christian civilization’: Russian Patriarch warns Ankara against dividing people by turning Hagia Sophia into mosque
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‘Threat to Christian civilization’: Russian Patriarch warns Ankara against dividing people by turning Hagia Sophia into mosque

Via RT If Turkey decides to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia, now a museum and originally a Byzantine Christian church, into an active mosque, this could sow discord between Christians and Muslims, the Russian Orthodox Church has warned. “A threat to Hagia Sophia is a threat to the entire Christian civilization,” Patriarch Kirill, the head of...

Beijing slams US for ‘flexing muscles’ in South China Sea as aircraft carriers sent to ‘celebrate Independence Day’
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Beijing slams US for ‘flexing muscles’ in South China Sea as aircraft carriers sent to ‘celebrate Independence Day’

Via RT American warships undermine peace and stability in the South China Sea, the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson says. The US Navy earlier deployed two aircraft carriers on a training mission in the region. The US Navy deliberately sent its warships to “flex its muscles,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters. The actions...