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VisitBritain Launches The Countryside Collection

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VisitBritain Launches The Countryside Collection

VisitBritain, the national tourist board for England, Scotland and Wales, unveiled Thursday a new GREAT Britain campaign initiative, The Countryside Collection, with a celebration in New York City. The night included a performance by Katherine Jenkins, OBE, a classical crossover artist and Dancing with the Stars finalist. Alexandra Richards, DJ, model and daughter of British [...]

Charlie Hebdo: I’m Charlie. I’m Back

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Charlie Hebdo: I’m Charlie. I’m Back

After losing 12 people in a terrorist attack on its office last week, French magazine Charlie Hebdo has decided to release its next issue Wednesday. While the Charlie Hebdo artists were presumably attacked and killed by Islamic terrorists for lampooning Prophet Muhammad in their caricatures, in a bold step the magazine has decided to again carry Muhammad’s [...]

Cost of the Freedom of Expression: Death

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Cost of the Freedom of Expression: Death

Those who seek extreme freedom of speech are faced with extreme violence which usually amounts to death. By Rakesh Raman “Sometimes laughter can hurt, but laughter, humor and mockery are our only weapons,” said cartoonist Jean Cabut. But the artist didn’t say anything about the power of these weapons. Can these artistic weapons stand against [...]

Jews Say Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks Are Our 9/11

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Jews Say Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks Are Our 9/11

American Jewish Committee (AJC) Paris called for stepped up efforts to combat Islamist terrorism in France as violent attacks in Paris over the past two days expanded to a kosher supermarket. “What happened over the past 48 hours was a shock to the entire French nation,” said Simone Rodan-Benazquen, director of AJC Paris. “It was [...]

Islam Does Not Mean Peace: Anjem Choudary

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Islam Does Not Mean Peace: Anjem Choudary

A London-based Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary suggests that Islam does not mean peace; rather it means submission to the commands of Allah alone. Therefore, he says, Muslims do not believe in the concept of freedom of expression, as their speech and actions are determined by divine revelation and not based on people’s desires. He has [...]

After Terrorist Attack on Charlie Hebdo, Website Hacked?

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After Terrorist Attack on Charlie Hebdo, Website Hacked?

By Rakesh Raman In our previous story a couple hours ago, informing about the terrorists’ attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo’s office, RMN News had mentioned that the magazine’s site was not working. But now it appears that Charlie Hebdo website has been hacked. When you go to the site (http://www.charliehebdo.fr/), you will only see [...]

Terrorists Attack French Magazine Office. At Least 11 Killed

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Terrorists Attack French Magazine Office. At Least 11 Killed

Two masked gunmen attacked the Paris office of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo today morning at around 11 a.m. local time. Reports suggest that at least 11 people were killed and another 10 were injured in the attack. The attackers are believed to be ISIS militants who escaped after the attack. According to BBC [...]

Talking Dog Seldom Bites. Says “I Love You”

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Talking Dog Seldom Bites. Says “I Love You”

As the hate between humans has always been increasing, they are now looking for new opportunities of making love. Here comes the dog. When a woman expressed her love for the little puppy, he reciprocated by uttering the same three romantic words – “I Love You.” The video is uploaded on YouTube.

Defendants Tortured Without Investigation in Russia

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Defendants Tortured Without Investigation in Russia

Russian authorities have failed to investigate strong evidence that at least 12 of the defendants convicted on December 23, 2014, on mass terrorism charges had been tortured and their coerced confessions used as evidence, according to Human Rights Watch. A court in Nalchik sentenced most of the 12 to lengthy prison terms, including Rasul Kudaev, [...]

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Found Guilty, Sentenced

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Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Found Guilty, Sentenced

One of Kremlin’s staunchest critics Alexei Navalny is found guilty today by a local court in a fraud case that is said to be politically influenced. Navalny, who uses his Livejournal blog and social media extensively to raise his voice against the Russian government and particularly the policies of President Vladimir Putin, gets a three-and-half [...]

Undeterred by U.S. Offensive, ISIS Now Eying Europe

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Undeterred by U.S. Offensive, ISIS Now Eying Europe

By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is now determined to extend its territory into Europe after conquering large areas of Iraq and Syria, which are now part of the Islamic State or its so-called ‘Caliphate.’ Currently, ISIS holds a state which is at least equivalent to the geographical area of [...]

Anjem Choudary Invites Christians to Embrace Islam

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Anjem Choudary Invites Christians to Embrace Islam

In his Christmas message today, London-based Islamist fundamentalist Anjem Choudary has invited Christians to embrace Islam. In his tweet, Choudary said: “The invitation is still there for all Christians to embrace Islam.” Earlier, in a YouTube video message, Choudary had said that Jesus was not a Christian and if Jesus were alive today, he would [...]

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