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‘Jump to speculation’ contest among MSM covering St. Petersburg blast

Condolences over the St. Petersburg blast from other world leaders poured in on Monday. But as well as pledges of unreserved support, there was also much speculation in the mainstream media. As RT’s Polly Boiko reports. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us …

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Syria conflict: ‘Chemical attack’ in Idlib kills 58 – BBC News

At least 58 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in north-western Syria, a monitoring group says. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that strikes on Khan Sheikhoun by Syrian government or Russian jets had caused many people to choke. Later, aircraft fired rockets at local clinics treating some of …

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Harry Potter: Sir Ian McKellen reveals why he turned down Dumbledore role – BBC News

Sir Ian McKellen has said he could never have taken on the role of Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films after the death of Richard Harris because he knew he disapproved of him as a gay actor. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

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British prime minister seeks GCC trade deals

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, is in Saudi Arabia for a two-day visit. As Britain leaves the European Union, her trip is aiming to strengthen trade and security ties in the Gulf,. Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/

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Bitcoin developer fighting ISIS (documentary)

A Briton who was a leading developer of the online currency Bitcoin and projected as a future billionaire, has been under police investigation for going to Syria to fight against the self-styled Islamic State group. Subscribe for more: bit.ly/LtASif. Amir Taaki claims he spent over three months on the frontline with the Kurdish militants, the YPG and a further year …

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Theresa May on Brexit, Saudi Arabia and refugees

Theresa May is in the Middle East on a trade mission. She’s due to arrive in Saudi Arabia later – and is being urged to raise concerns over human rights. The Prime Minister has defended her dealings with the Kingdom and says she will bring up the issue of Yemen, where the Saudi military is engaged in a long-running campaign. …

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Syria: Rescue teams blame Russia for hospital bombing

Three Russian airstrikes bombarded the national hospital in Maarat al-Numan city intentionally, according to Syrian civil defence teams. The hospital was left completely out of service because its main departments were damaged. Al Jazeera’s Adham Abou Al-Houssam reports from Maarat Al-Numan city, south of Idlib. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us …

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Trump’s senior adviser Kushner meets Iraqi PM

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has met Iraq’s prime minister as part of an unannounced visit to the country. The Trump Administration says sending Kushner to Iraq shows how important the issue is to the president. Some suggest this is a sign of Kushner’s growing influence in the White House. Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports from …

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