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Wed, 31 May 2023 00:51:56 +0000
Though House Freedom Caucus (HFC) members have previously pledged to vote against the debt ceiling agreement, Tuesday marked the first day a GOP lawmaker called to remove the House speaker over it.

Tue, 30 May 2023 23:53:22 +0000
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US House Oversight Committee will take steps to hold Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray in contempt of Congress after the agency refused to provide unclassified records pertaining to an alleged criminal scheme involving then-Vice President Joe Biden, committee chairman James Comer said.

Tue, 30 May 2023 23:04:11 +0000
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Air Force will become partially pilotless in the next 10-15 years amid the ongoing fundamental change in technology, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said on Tuesday.

Tue, 30 May 2023 21:57:35 +0000
Japan previously warned that any launch from North Korea that violates its territory would be met with \"destructive measures,\" with Japanese Prime Minister urging global leaders that any launch by Pyongyang is a \"serious violation\" to UN resolutions and a threat to Japan.

Tue, 30 May 2023 21:43:44 +0000
The brawl is said to have unfolded after one of the Marines asked the group of teens to stop lighting fireworks after he'd been struck with debris. Officials have yet to identify any of the teenaged fighters.

Tue, 30 May 2023 21:19:56 +0000
Although most of the solar system’s planets and moons are inhospitable places, a handful of worlds have been selected by astronomers as likely candidates for hosting life. Two of Saturn’s moons, Titan and Enceladus, are on the list, despite their great distance from the Sun.

Tue, 30 May 2023 21:04:45 +0000
A new study has found that as many as one-third of planets found around the smallest type of star are likely to be able to host life.

Tue, 30 May 2023 20:44:19 +0000
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi on Tuesday proposed five principles to protect the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant, including a ban on shelling toward and from the site.

Tue, 30 May 2023 20:32:55 +0000
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Indo-Pacific Command said on Tuesday that a Chinese J-16 fighter jet pilot performed an \"'unnecessarily aggressive maneuver\" while intercepting a US Air Force RC-135 aircraft over the South China Sea last week.

Tue, 30 May 2023 20:22:54 +0000
China’s space program has been a key part of the socialist country’s high-tech revolution, with the government investing heavily in the myriad industries necessary to support space travel. In turn, a new generation of satellites has buttressed its rapidly growing economy as well as its military prowess.

Tue, 30 May 2023 19:09:49 +0000
The 14th Amendment of the Constitution guarantees birthright citizenship to most people born in the US (except American Samoans for some reason). The law has generated fierce debate over the perceived propensity of illegal aliens to enter the US to give birth, after which their so-called \"anchor babies\" can help them stay in the country.

Tue, 30 May 2023 18:52:01 +0000
RIO DE JANEIRO/BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Tuesday put forward a proposition to create a common currency for trade between the South American states during his speech at the regional leaders' summit.

Tue, 30 May 2023 18:43:22 +0000
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The future of missile defense lies in laser and other beam systems and not in kinetic, or missile-delivered, physical interception warheads, Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) Director Moshe Patel said on Tuesday.

Tue, 30 May 2023 18:25:54 +0000
President Joe Biden has confirmed the US is still mulling over whether to send MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) ballistic missiles to Ukraine. What are these weapons? What are their characteristics? And why has Russia warned that their delivery to Kiev might drag Washington into a direct confrontation with Moscow? Sputnik explains.

Tue, 30 May 2023 17:45:34 +0000
Tara Reade, a US citizen, writer, and ex-assistant to Joe Biden, who has recently arrived in Russia, told Sputnik she no longer feels safe in Biden's America, adding that many Americans are ready to follow in her footsteps.

Tue, 30 May 2023 17:29:21 +0000
A new round of tensions in the Serbian breakaway province of Kosovo spilled into street clashes between the NATO-led occupation force known as Kosovo Force (KFOR) and local ethnic Serb residents on Monday. What caused the escalation? Who's responsible? And how do ancient and recent history help explain for the present crisis?

Tue, 30 May 2023 16:49:43 +0000
Recently, tensions escalated in the region after Kosovo authorities attempted to appoint ethnic Albanian mayors in the Serbian-populated north of the province following the April 23 local elections, boycotted by most ethnic Serb voters.

Tue, 30 May 2023 16:26:12 +0000
At a meeting in Beijing on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang sought to emphasize the nation's openness to foreign investors and Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his electric carmaker would continue to expand operations in China, the world's largest EV market.

Tue, 30 May 2023 15:55:00 +0000
When a massive star runs out of hydrogen, it sometimes transforms into a red supergiant and erupts in a tremendous explosion. As the core collapses, it forms an ultradense neutron star. Then, the remnants can stay hidden in the nebula created by the explosion, but recent new observations have revealed an even rarer occurrence.

Tue, 30 May 2023 15:15:00 +0000
Members of the Progressive and Freedom House caucuses appear to be up in arms about the Biden-McCarthy compromise debt ceiling deal. Could they derail the Wednesday vote?

Tue, 30 May 2023 15:01:37 +0000
Russian law enforcement agencies, thanks to a source in the National Police of Ukraine, learned the names of agents and informants of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) who facilitated the arrest and detention of many local residents accused by the Kiev regime of collaboration, a representative of Russian security structures told Sputnik.

Tue, 30 May 2023 15:00:09 +0000
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has reportedly set up torture chambers in two police stations in Kherson - Dnieper and Komsomolsk - to deal with people who, according to the SBU, collaborated with the Russian authorities, a representative of law enforcement agencies, citing a source in the Ukrainian National Police, told Sputnik.

Tue, 30 May 2023 14:48:58 +0000
While rare, attacks by Australia's giant saltwater crocodiles in the northern state of Queensland have become more common recently. The latest incident was the third this year, with one man found dead in a croc's stomach earlier this month.

Tue, 30 May 2023 13:33:52 +0000
Amid growing concerns about the recent strides made by artificial intelligence technology, software engineer and DeepAI founder Kevin Baragona was one of those who joined the likes of Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in signing an open letter calling for a pause in AI development.

Tue, 30 May 2023 13:33:05 +0000
Ahead of the parliamentary election set for this fall in Poland, Warsaw approved a bill proposed by the ruling Law and Justice party on Friday to investigate alleged \"Russian influence\" in the country.

Tue, 30 May 2023 13:20:01 +0000
Earlier, Ukrainian media reported that the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense had been hit in an overnight Russian missile strike. The strike followed a series of threats by senior Main Intelligence Directorate officials to \"kill Russians\" around the world.

Tue, 30 May 2023 12:59:34 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A Ukrainian woman that came to Russia to take orphans from the territories incorporated into Russia last fall out of the country on the instructions of the fund \"Save Ukraine\" have been arrested in Moscow, a source in law enforcement agencies told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Tue, 30 May 2023 11:58:05 +0000
A bipartisan deal finally brokered between US President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) suspends the debt ceiling until 2025 and imposes caps on non-defense discretionary spending. McCarthy released the bill's text on Sunday evening, initiating the 72-hour review period before the House vote.

Tue, 30 May 2023 11:36:14 +0000
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's current visit to Africa is his fourth trip to the continent in the past 12 months.

Tue, 30 May 2023 11:29:48 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian armed forces are reacting as harshly as possible to terrorist attacks by Ukraine against civilians in Russia using NATO weapons, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.

Tue, 30 May 2023 11:03:04 +0000
The UR-77 Meteorit is a demining vehicle, designed to clear mines and unexploded ordnance, and is highly effective in carrying out its duties in large areas.

Tue, 30 May 2023 10:51:34 +0000
A new leader has emerged in the debit card market as UnionPay has overtaken Visa in transaction volume for the first time. The Chinese payment system has leapfrogged Visa in transaction volume, securing 40.03 percent of the market compared with Visa's 38.78 percent, according to a study by Nilson Report.

Tue, 30 May 2023 10:36:13 +0000
More and more observers have drawn parallels between the chaos and destruction that overwhelmed Afghanistan during the 20 year US and NATO-led war and occupation, and the crisis in Ukraine, where a Western-backed coup in 2014 led to a civil war in Donbass, and ultimately culminated in a full-scale NATO-Russia proxy war.

Tue, 30 May 2023 10:31:25 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Decisive steps are necessary to deescalate tensions between Serbs and Kosovars, and not “half-measures” proposed by Western countries, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday.

Tue, 30 May 2023 10:16:45 +0000
Dr Roslyn Fuller, director of the Solonian Democracy Institute think-tank, said price controls were not uncommon in capitalist economies but that big businesses profiteering from the inflationary crisis.

Tue, 30 May 2023 10:11:16 +0000
Since 2012, China has witnessed an extraordinary economic transition, with historic achievements in all aspects of the economy from its size to quality.

Tue, 30 May 2023 09:59:39 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Tuesday drone attack on Moscow was Kiev’s response to Russia’s successful strikes on one of the Ukrainian decision-making centers on Sunday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

Tue, 30 May 2023 09:53:40 +0000
The Turkish lira is at risk of a 29-percent slide if newly reelected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proceeds with his \"unorthodox\" monetary policy, according to Morgan Stanley. Sputnik sat down with Tom Luongo, financial and geopolitical analyst, to discuss whether there are really reasons to worry.

Tue, 30 May 2023 09:30:00 +0000
Satellite reconnaissance provides high-quality data that can be used for various purposes. Data collected this way can be used to track the movement of troops, ships, and aircraft, and to monitor the activities of other countries.

Tue, 30 May 2023 08:19:53 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States is preparing terrorist attacks on crowded places and government institutions in Syria, the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) said on Tuesday.

Tue, 30 May 2023 08:00:30 +0000
Despite being massive, the $2.6 billion package to Kiev is seen as a rather symbolic gesture seeking to curry favor with NATO allies and bolster Denmark's image, as the Nordic country has long been lagging behind in terms of military spending.

Tue, 30 May 2023 07:53:20 +0000
Earlier, the Russian Defence Ministry said that Ukrainian authorities had recruited mercenaries from over 60 countries to fight in the conflict, with many having fled, gotten killed or taken prisoner during Russia's special military operation. The Russian military warned that foreign mercenaries fighting in Ukraine were criminally liable.

Tue, 30 May 2023 06:33:00 +0000
Earlier in the day, the Russian capital's mayor, Sergey Sobyanin, said several buildings had been slightly damaged by the drone attack.

Tue, 30 May 2023 06:00:04 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will approve the complete return of Iran to the oil market, when sanctions against its oil industry are lifted, OPEC Secretary General Haitham Al Ghais said in an interview with Iranian agency Shana and the Iran Petroleum magazine.

Tue, 30 May 2023 04:31:49 +0000
After the drone attack on the Kremlin in Moscow earlier this month, UAV launches have been banned in Moscow and in many parts of the country.

Tue, 30 May 2023 04:15:27 +0000
In a disturbing incident at Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, an altercation between two groups turned violent, resulting in gunfire and the hospitalization of at least nine individuals. The Hollywood Police received multiple calls reporting the shooting near Johnson Street. The conditions, ages, and identities of the victims remain unknown at this time.

Tue, 30 May 2023 03:53:24 +0000
BUDAPEST (Sputnik) - More than 20 Hungarians from NATO's KFOR contingent were injured in clashes in the north of the self-proclaimed republic of Kosovo, seven of them seriously, Hungarian Defense Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky said.

Tue, 30 May 2023 02:40:36 +0000
Senator Dianne Feinstein's reliance on aides has come under scrutiny as concerns grow about her ability to fulfill her duties due to her age, frail health, and memory issues.

Tue, 30 May 2023 02:29:48 +0000
JIUQUAN (China) (Sputnik) - China launched the Shenzhou 16 manned spacecraft on Tuesday from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu Province in northwestern China, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

Tue, 30 May 2023 01:40:17 +0000
Michael Sasso, One of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' chosen members of the Disney oversight board, has resigned just three months after being appointed. The dispute between DeSantis and the entertainment giant shows no signs of resolution in the near future.

Tue, 30 May 2023 01:38:20 +0000
WASHINGTON(Sputnik) - The United States is still considering supplying Ukraine with Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS), US President Joe Biden said.

Tue, 30 May 2023 00:06:32 +0000
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell condemned violence in Kosovo and called for dialogue.

Mon, 29 May 2023 23:02:12 +0000
Former El Salvador President Mauricio Funes has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his involvement in negotiating with gangs during his administration. The trial, which began in April, took place with Funes living in Nicaragua, as El Salvador changed its laws last year to allow trials in absentia.

Mon, 29 May 2023 22:11:14 +0000
ROME (Sputnik) - Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni expressed her support on Monday for the Italian soldiers of NATO KFOR contingent who had been injured during the recent clashes in Kosovo, adding that the local authorities need to avoid unilateral moves.

Mon, 29 May 2023 22:08:10 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian government instructed the Transport Ministry to sign an agreement with Iraq on cooperation in maritime transport, in line with a document published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

Mon, 29 May 2023 21:36:25 +0000
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican candidate in the 2024 presidential race, criticized the recently struck bipartisan debt ceiling deal, stating that the US is still headed towards bankruptcy.

Mon, 29 May 2023 20:35:33 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Members of the Democratic Party in the US House of Representatives have been instructed what to say about the deal between US President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on the country's public debt, US Media reported on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 19:20:44 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A military pact signed last week by the United States and Papua New Guinea will provide Washington with a foothold in the South Pacific and allow it to continue militarizing the Asia-Pacific region, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 18:43:02 +0000
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured a third term in office on Sunday. Under his watch, Ankara has pursued arguably its most independent foreign policy since Turkiye’s entry into the NATO alliance in 1952. Erdogan doubled down on efforts to escape Washington’s grip after the US tried to coup him in 2016.

Mon, 29 May 2023 18:39:39 +0000
Following heated debates, US President Joe Biden and House Republican Speaker Kevin McCarthy have reached a final agreement to suspend the $31.4 trillion debt limit through January 1, 2025. What's in the deal and how will it affect the US economy?

Mon, 29 May 2023 18:29:46 +0000
Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the Turkish presidential run-off on Sunday, defeating his political rival, the leader of the Republican People's Party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglu. How could Erdogan's win influence Turkiye's foreign policy and its relations with NATO?

Mon, 29 May 2023 18:27:14 +0000
The security situation in the breakaway Serbian province of Kosovo took a turn for the worse late last week after Pristina used force to try to install ethnic Albanian mayors in Serb-majority municipalities in the province's north after a boycott of municipal elections by local residents in April.

Mon, 29 May 2023 18:10:37 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his election victory and noted his great contribution to the development of constructive and mutually beneficial bilateral relations, the Kremlin said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 17:37:51 +0000
Riyadh has made a concerted push away from US-led global power structures in recent months, normalizing ties with Iran and Syria and expressing openness to trade in currencies besides the dollar. Economist Jasem Ajaka explains why joining the BRICS’ countries’ development bank would be a win-win scenario for Riyadh and the bloc.

Mon, 29 May 2023 17:18:00 +0000
DOHA (Sputnik) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will develop a spacecraft that will travel 5 billion kilometers (3.1 billion miles) to explore the segment of the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, UAE Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 17:13:00 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak said on Monday that he hopes to create a demilitarized zone 100-120 kilometers (62-74 miles) wide in Russian regions bordering Ukraine.

Mon, 29 May 2023 16:58:19 +0000
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Venezuela would like to become part of the BRICS as this association forms a new world order, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 16:56:24 +0000
The perfume unearthed from a pristine family burial chamber in Seville belonged to a wealthy lady, was held in an unusual and fancy carved quartz bottle — and held a scent familiar to frequent rock concert-goers.

Mon, 29 May 2023 16:19:50 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Taiwanese navy will receive its fourth Tuo Chiang multipurpose stealth corvette in June amid tensions in the Taiwan Strait with China, a Taiwanese state news agency reported on Monday, citing a source.

Mon, 29 May 2023 16:05:58 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iran will soon demonstrate a new hypersonic missile after conducting all the necessary tests, Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force, said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 15:57:30 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The European Parliament's rapporteur for Kosovo, Viola von Cramon, called on Kosovo Albanian authorities to withdraw its special police from the north of the self-proclaimed republic and to sit for talks with Kosovo Serbs.

Mon, 29 May 2023 15:52:00 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Finance Ministry said on Monday that it had paid the coupons on sovereign Eurobonds in rubles maturing in 2026 and 2036.

Mon, 29 May 2023 15:42:41 +0000
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Clashes between Serb protesters and Kosovar security forces erupted on Monday in the Zvecan municipality in northern Kosovo.

Mon, 29 May 2023 15:29:50 +0000
The past five years have seen an acceleration in the breakdown of the post-Cold War order, with a number of security agreements revoked, and NATO continuing its push toward Russia’s borders. The Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty is the latest agreement on the chopping block. What is it? And why has Russia decided to abrogate it?

Mon, 29 May 2023 15:02:16 +0000
The NATO-Russia proxy conflict in Ukraine has demonstrated the significance of drones in modern warfare, with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used by both sides for reconnaissance, targeting, and kamikaze attacks. What are the four main kinds of anti-drone defenses? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Sputnik explores.

Mon, 29 May 2023 14:31:10 +0000
As Antarctica’s environment has a tremendous impact on planet Earth, ranging from affecting the climate to all manner of other aspects of life, a recent discovery by Australian researchers resulted in alarming conclusions.

Mon, 29 May 2023 14:28:42 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A civil petition to legalize euthanasia in Denmark has been signed by more than 50,000 people, surpassing the minimum number of signatures required for parliament to start consideration of the proposal, Danish media reported on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 14:24:23 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The new bipartisan debt ceiling deal reached by US President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will put a cap on non-defense discretionary spending, introduce welfare work requirements, and retrieve some of the unused COVID-19 relief funds, according to the text of the proposed legislation.

Mon, 29 May 2023 14:16:55 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Israel on Monday successfully test-fired a seaborne air defense system that it hopes will complete its air defense shield setup to provide all-round protection for strategic assets, the country's defense ministry said.

Mon, 29 May 2023 13:55:05 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ukraine's public debt now exceeds $124 billion, having grown by $4.4 billion in April, Danil Getmantsev, the head of the Ukrainian Parliament's finance committee, said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 12:58:27 +0000
Geoffrey Hinton, a British-Canadian computer scientist whose efforts in the sphere of artificial neural networks earned him the nickname the “Godfather of AI,” recently joined a chorus of voices the world over warning that if and when AI becomes smarter than humans, it could have disastrous consequences.

Mon, 29 May 2023 12:58:24 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The observers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) believe Turkiye's presidential election gave citizens a choice between real alternatives, the OSCE said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 12:46:34 +0000
NAIROBI (Sputnik) - A transition to transactions between countries in national currencies will have a \"healing effect\" on global economy and international trade, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 12:43:22 +0000
VORONEZH, Russia (Sputnik) - Local authorities will continue to strengthen the borders in Russia's Kursk Region following recent breakthroughs by Ukrainian saboteurs in the neighboring Bryansk and Belgorod regions, Kursk Region Governor Roman Starovoyt, said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 12:30:34 +0000
Amid the free-for-all in the West to funnel weapons to Ukraine, along with escalated tensions linked to the much-touted alleged threats from North Korea and China, South Korea boasted an impressive arms sales boost in 2022, to the tune of $17 billion compared to $7.25 billion the previous year, according to its defense ministry.

Mon, 29 May 2023 11:59:07 +0000
NAIROBI (Sputnik) - Tensions between Kosovars and Serbs may lead to a “huge explosion” in the center of Europe, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 11:45:26 +0000
Amid continuing hostile and controversial rhetoric from the Kiev regime, like the deputy chief of Ukrainian military intelligence telling a German daily that Russia’s Vladimir Putin tops Kiev's list of targets, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has speculated whether the US and UK are starting to question the Ukrainian government's sanity.

Mon, 29 May 2023 11:34:53 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian military has launched missiles at Ukrainian airfields and hit command posts and aviation equipment, the Defense Ministry said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 11:18:23 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - French Minister for Digital Transition and Telecommunications Jean-Noel Barrot threatened Twitter on Monday with legal action that could include an EU-wide ban if the social media platform does not comply with new EU rules designed to combat what Brussels considers disinformation.

Mon, 29 May 2023 10:49:51 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - There is a “huge vacuum” in the strategic stability field, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, adding that new international security agreements are necessary.

Mon, 29 May 2023 10:47:13 +0000
On Sunday, the head of Turkiye's Supreme Election Council announced incumbent president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's victory in the second round of the presidential election.

Mon, 29 May 2023 10:40:53 +0000
MADRID (Sputnik) - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Monday the dissolution of the parliament and called early elections for July 23 after his party, the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), has lost local elections.

Mon, 29 May 2023 10:37:02 +0000
NAIROBI (Sputnik) - The Russian armed forces have the ability to respond to the intention of Western countries to train Ukrainian pilots to fly F-16 fighter jets, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 10:06:16 +0000
On Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov began a working visit to Kenya’s capital of Nairobi, where he is scheduled to meet with the country's leadership.

Mon, 29 May 2023 10:01:14 +0000
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi, where he is scheduled to meet with the country's leadership. The last time Moscow's top diplomat visited Kenya was in 2010.

Mon, 29 May 2023 09:19:39 +0000
JIUQUAN, China (Sputnik) - The launch of China’s manned space mission Shenzhou-16 with three taikonauts on board to the Tiangong orbital station will take place on May 30, Deputy Director of the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) Lin Xiqiang said on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 09:16:55 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Interior Ministry has put US Senator Lindsey Graham on the wanted list on criminal charges in connection with his Russophobic remarks made during a meeting With Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Mon, 29 May 2023 09:14:26 +0000
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkiye may intensify the negotiation process on the gas hub project proposed by Russia in the near future, a source in the Turkish leader's administration told Sputnik on Monday.

Mon, 29 May 2023 09:07:17 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a law on the denunciation of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) by Moscow.

Mon, 29 May 2023 08:26:32 +0000
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Philippines’ coast guard will conduct the first ever joint drills with the United States and Japan off the coast of the province of Bataan from June 1-7, the state-owned Philippine News Agency reported on Monday.

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