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Belgium disrespects laws on information access – European Federation of Journalists chief to RT

The head of the largest journalist organization in Europe told RT that Belgium doesn’t respect the basic rules on access to information, blasting nation’s decision to charge the press with ‘security fees’ at the EU events. Read...

Catcallers beware: French MPs OK bill to fine ‘harassment’ of women on streets with...

Catcallers, wolf-whistlers or those who follow a woman asking for her number 20 times will soon face punishment. French MPs have approved a bill which would allow fines of up to €750 for the ‘harassment’ of women...

Swedish police kill man with Down syndrome carrying toy gun

Stockholm police are being investigated for misconduct after officers fatally shot a young man carrying a plastic toy gun. The victim had Down syndrome and autism and his parents insist he was harmless. Read Full Article at...

‘Fake news media is the enemy of the people’ – Trump

US President Donald Trump has once again taken to Twitter to air his grievances with US news outlets, claiming that “fake news” – which constitutes “a large percentage of the media” – is “the enemy of the...

Deaf boy may force UK govt to backflip in GCSE battle: No sign language...

The UK Government may introduce British Sign Language (BSL) as a GCSE thanks to one determined deaf schoolboy. Daniel Jillings, 12, launched an online campaign for change – and the education department is taking notice. Read Full...

‘Butcher’ no more? Assad in charge of Syria good for our security, says Israeli...

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman says the looming victory for Damascus may be good news for the Jewish state, suggesting President Bashar Assad can be worked with on issues vital to national security. Read Full Article at...

Trump says 'Russia is very unhappy' he won in 2016, but he still gets...

US President Donald Trump has claimed that Moscow regrets he had won the presidential elections, citing the expulsion of diplomats and his scorn of a Russian gas pipeline to Germany as proof of his tough stance...

Smart tech voice assistants are a threat to news pluralism, Reporters Without Borders warn

If instead of rummaging through search results and newspaper headlines, you leave it up to your Alexa to feed you the news, you could be locking yourself in an echo chamber, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warn. Read...

Accused 'Russian agent' Butina allowed phone calls, but not dental help, after 19 days'...

Embassy officials that visited Russian gun activist Maria Butina in US jail on Thursday said that the 29-year-old, who has been in custody for over two weeks, was allowed to make calls, was being denied the help...

Guardian claims Russian mole with access to 'confidential' info was purged from US embassy...

The Secret Service has dismissed the report that a Russian employee at the US Moscow embassy, who was reportedly fired after her contacts with the Russian intelligence came to light, had access to secret data. Read...

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