Taliban says seizing Kabul not a military objective, but warns ‘policy’ could change if foreign troops stay past exit deadline

Follow RT on The Taliban has hinted that Kabul could become a military target should any foreign troops remain in the Afghan capital past the US-led coalition’s withdrawal deadline, as the insurgent group continues to seize more territory. Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen told the BBC that any foreign soldiers who…

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‘We are totally united on it’: England boss Southgate says his side are ‘prepared to ignore’ any boos to take knee at Euro 2020

Follow RT on Gareth Southgate says that his England squad are united in their commitment to taking a knee at this summer’s European Championships, despite any negative backlash that they may receive from the stands. Some sections of the crowd at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium could be heard jeering the England team…

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‘His level is mind-boggling’: Tennis world reacts to imperious Daniil Medvedev’s Australian Open semifinal win

Follow RT on After Daniil Medvedev secured a spot in the Australian Open final by blitzing Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets, the internet was abuzz with praise for the Russian star’s incredible progress. The 25-year-old Medvedev produced a near-flawless match on Friday, sealing  a three-set win 6-4, 6-2, 7-5, and…

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Beijing accuses Britain of ‘double standards and political suppression’ after CGTN news network banned by UK regulator

Follow RT on The Chinese Foreign Ministry has said that it “firmly opposes” the decision of the British regulator to strip Beijing-based English-language news channel, CGTN, of its license to broadcast in the UK. Speaking on Friday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Wang Wenbin, told reporters that China Global Television Network…

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