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Desperation Limbo: The plight of Ukrainians who fled Kiev’s war

Russia’s Foreign Minister has expressed concern over the stalling of Russian aid trucks destined for Eastern Ukraine. They remain at the border – waiting to be let through. Kiev has accepted the convoy is indeed carrying only humanitarian aid. Maria Finoshina spoke with some of those in urgent need of this help.

Ferguson fury flows nationwide: Thousands rally in more than 80 US cities

Americans’ fury over the police killing of an unarmed Missouri teenager is spreading nationwide – even bringing New York’s Times Square to a standstill. Thousands gathered there in one of the biggest protests – not only to mourn Michael Brown, but to show a united front against police brutality.

Pakistan mob kills woman and girls, over “blasphemous” Facebook post

A seven year old girl, her baby sister and her grandmother are killed by an angry mob in Pakistan over a “blasphemous” Facebook posting, Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Robin Williams Remembered in Tributes

U.S. President Barack Obama joined Hollywood stars in paying tribute to actor Robin Williams who died Monday of a suspected suicide.

Tolerance Troubles: Sweden to remove word ‘race’ from laws

In attempt to battle racism the Swedish government plans to scrap all mentions of race from legislation. RT’s Peter Oliver looks at the latest attempts in Scandinavia to promote tolerance.

Police Shooting of Mike Brown, An Unarmed Black Teenager, Sparks Protests in Missouri

Protests have broken out near St. Louis, Missouri, over a police shooting that killed an unarmed African-American teen. Eighteen-year-old Michael Brown was shot to death in the town of Ferguson on Saturday afternoon after being confronted by police. The St. Louis County Police is claiming Brown physically assaulted the officer involved and tried to reach for his weapon inside a police car. But two witnesses provided a sharply different account, with one saying Brown was shot with his arms up as he tried to flee the officer’s fire.

Nigerians use jokes to diffuse Ebola tension

Ebola jokes appear on Nigerian social media outlets to ease the tension of the recent outbreak, despite the very real threat. Gavino Garay reports.


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