Strong leader vs empowering parliament: Debates on French presidential election 2017

Almost 40 percent of voters chose either Marine Le Pen or independent candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon. RT discussed Le Pen’s candidacy with human rights activist Yasser Louati and Jean Messiha, the project coordinator of Le Pen’s presidential campaign. RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow …

Deputy Spokesman for UN Secretary-General on alarming situation in Raqqa, Syria

The UN Secretary General’s Deputy Spokesperson has described as “alarming” the situation in the Syrian city of Raqqa, where civilians are becoming victims of the ongoing US-led military operation against ISIS. Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General joins RT to discuss the situation in Raqqa. RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on …

’50 times more brutal’: Duterte promises death for ISIS militants after bomb plot foiled

The Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte warned Islamist extremists he could be ’50 times’ more brutal than those beheading people and go as far as to eat the terrorists’ internal organs. He was referring to the recently foiled terrorist plot which three Islamic State affiliates were preparing. Several soldiers and civilians, and at least four militants, …

Paris protests end in flames as youths set cars on fire

Protests, violence and vandalism flared up in Paris as results of the first round of the tight presidential race were being counted, footage captured by RT’s Ruptly agency shows. COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE – FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on …