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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:38:34 +0300
A sermon at the mosque where the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi worshipped expressed support for armed jihadist fighters waging a “holy war” against infidels, the BBC wrote, citing two Muslim scholars.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:59:00 +0300
KRASNOYARSK (Sputnik) - Scientists from Russia's Siberian Federal University (SibFU), jointly with Zhukovsky – Gagarin Air Force Academy, will showcase an unmanned helicopter equipped with a radio station capable of working both in the mountains and in the city at the Army-2018 defense industry forum, SibFU press service said.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:57:00 +0300
Lira On Life Support, Uighur “Re-Education Camps”, Caspian Sea Cooperation.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:50:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Berlin and Athens have agreed to sign a deal on sending migrants, who initially applied for asylum in Greece, back to the Mediterranean state from the German-Austrian border, the German Interior Ministry said on Friday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:41:00 +0300
The protest note is connected to Washington's continuous violation of international laws with respect to Moscow's diplomatic missions, the Russian Foreign Ministry explained.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:32:00 +0300
Turkish businesses and ordinary citizens are demonstrating their anger amid worsening relations between Washington and Ankara caused by US sanctions against Turkish officials and tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:27:00 +0300
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Network of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ) may suspend Poland's membership in the organization because of the country's failure to conform with the EU's requirements for judicial reforms, the ENCJ said.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:27:00 +0300
Protests, festivals and sporting events — the last seven days have given the world a lot to keep up with. Take a look at the most colorful pictures of this week.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:23:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK military personnel could be endangered as systematic computer failures at military medical facilities are leading to patients getting the wrong drugs and missing life-saving vaccines, The Times reported on Friday citing doctors.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:20:00 +0300
On August 18 Aeroflot celebrates 60 years of air travel between Russia and India. Aeroflot currently operates twice-daily direct service between New Delhi and Moscow. Sergey Kidisyuk, General Manager of Aeroflot India, spoke to Sputnik about the airline’s journey in the Indian aerospace.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:18:00 +0300
The recently appointed foreign secretary is the latest politician to warn against a hard Brexit, while others, particularly hardline Brexiteers, have insisted that it shouldn’t be ruled out if Brussels doesn’t offer Britain an acceptable trade deal.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:10:00 +0300
As the number of migrants seeking asylum in Germany has been going down, a German city is looking for buyers of refugee shelters it no longer needs.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:08:00 +0300
Two Chinese biotech companies produced nearly 500,000 substandard vaccines for babies, roughly double an earlier estimate by authorities investigating a safety scandal, the state-run Xinhua News agency reported.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:37:30 +0300
EU negotiators have expressed concern that the UK's secret service may have bugged Brexit talks according to the British media. Some reports, citing EU sources, alleged that London had gained access to sensitive documents intended for European officials just hours after they were unveiled.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:29:00 +0300
A sea of people from all walks of life have gathered outside the BJP headquarters in New Delhi to get a glimpse of the mortal remains of India’s three-time Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away on Friday at the age of 93. He is regarded as one of India’s most charismatic and visionary prime ministers.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:16:00 +0300
Turkey has secured $15 billion in investment from Qatar in a bid to bolster its economy. The news comes as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met with Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani amid currency woes. Sputnik discussed the matter with Ilhan Tanir, a political analyst and journalist based in Turkey.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:11:00 +0300
The price of soybean futures fell from above $10 per bushel in May to almost $8.50 in August, following Chinese retaliatory tariffs against the US. The response was triggered by tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, announced by US President Donald Trump in March.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:21:00 +0300
On Thursday US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, amid the continuous deterioration of bilateral ties between the US and Turkey, announced that a new set of sanctions will be imposed upon Ankara if American pastor Andrew Brunson, held on terrorism charges in Turkey, is not released.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:18:00 +0300
On this episode of The Critical Hour, Dr. Wilmer Leon is joined by Rev. Dr. Keith William Byrd Sr., pastor at the historic Zion Baptist Church in Northwest Washington, DC, and Professor Gerald Horne, who has just finished a manuscript for his forthcoming book Jazz and Justice: Racism and the Political Economy of the Music.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:13:00 +0300
Marxist Samir Amin dies; Will the Taliban or US play a role in ending the war in Afghanistan; the genesis of the movement for black lives

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:13:00 +0300
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan discuss the Trump administration's decision to pull former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. Was this a long overdue move or an unfair political attack? Talk host Tim Black joins the show to give his thoughts on Brennan and his history working at the CIA.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:38:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Clashes between the Afghan security forces and the members of the Taliban radical group erupted in the Qara Bagh district of the country's east-central Ghazni province, local media reported on Friday, adding that the fighting was still underway.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:23:00 +0300
After losing in the US Open semi-finals in both 2015 and 2016, Serena Williams hopes to make a roaring comeback in the upcoming US Open.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:15:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A former employee of Tesla, the US-based manufacturer of electric vehicles, has accused the company of failing to inform the authorities about the involvement of its employees in drug trafficking on behalf of a Mexican cartel, the New York Post reported.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:45:00 +0300
BANGKOK (Sputnik) - Thai police are looking for a Russian expat living in Phuket, who is suspected of masterminding an online foreign-currency exchange (Forex) trading scheme that has lured 1.4 million people to invest at least 730 million baht ($22 million), The Phuket News reported, citing police.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:35:00 +0300
The ancient objects were built in Crimea by Greek colonists who first settled in the region almost 2,500 years ago. They could be found in Kerch, which was later capital of the ancient Bosporan Kingdom.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:32:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A fire-fighting helicopter crashed in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) during an operation to extinguish a blaze in the area, killing the pilot, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Friday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:28:00 +0300
The United States has submitted proposals to the UN Security Council for new international sanctions against Pyongyang “to achieve complete and verifiable denuclearization of North Korea.”

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:12:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Google has revised its description of Location History settings, admitting that it continued to track users' movement even if the feature was turned off.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:12:00 +0300
This unique footage came from the Land of the Leopard National Park in Russia's Primorye region. According to scientists, a wild pig usually has from 4 to 6 piglets and prefers to stay alone with them at first.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:43:00 +0300
Russia is definitely famous for its insane deck cam videos. Filming a bear, a tank, or a warplane during a road trip is a totally common situation- just think of all the opportunities for a good shot!

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:49:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A bus carrying children collided with a truck Thursday in the northern French department of Aisne, injuring nine people, the region’s governor said.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:33:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States is maintaining contacts with Russia on a range of issues, from Syria to arms control, a State Department official told Sputnik.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:19:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Nearly 8 percent of Russian sovereign debt is held by US-based individuals and organizations, a study by the first national rating agency ACRA has revealed.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:01:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States will try to destabilize Iran and disrupt diplomatic efforts to solve problems via the newly created Iran Action Group at the Department of State, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) said in a statement.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:49:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The jurors in Manafort’s trial over bank and tax fraud charges began deliberations on Thursday and are expected to return Friday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:39:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in the last three years rapidly developed overwater bombing capabilities and is likely training to conduct strikes against US and allied targets, the Defense Department said in its 2018 China Military Power report.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:22:00 +0300
A new study has found significant levels of the weed killing chemical have been found in an array of popular breakfast cereals, marketed at US children.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:09:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Boston Globe has received a bomb threat after President Donald Trump tweeted that the newspaper was in collusion with other newspapers, prompting Boston Globe's management to boost security at the newspaper’s headquarters, the US media reported.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:04:00 +0300
Across Europe there are fears the Turkish crisis may endanger the controversial EU refugee agreement signed between Brussels and Ankara in March 2016. Under the arrangement, Brussels promised to hand over €6 billion in financial aid, to be used by the Turkish government to finance projects for Syrian refugees.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 05:52:00 +0300
The Chinese government has announced that a delegation will meet with US trade representatives later this month. Could this help de-escalate the ongoing trade war, which threatens to decimate the global economy?

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 05:46:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The board of directors at Russia’s aluminum producer Rusal met this week to discuss moving the firm’s legal residence to Russia from the UK-dependent island of Jersey, the firm said Friday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 05:37:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Justice Department will prosecute to the fullest extent those who violate laws that prohibit the manufacturing or possession of undetectable plastic firearms, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a press release.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 05:12:00 +0300
ROME (Sputnik) - The ministry said in a statement that Autostrade per l’Italia, which operates most of the country’s toll highways, had only 15 days to make the Genoa bridge operable.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:38:00 +0300
The Peruvian Authorities are reportedly going to start barring Venezuelan migrants from entering the country unless they have passports, the government sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:32:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump has recently signed a $717 billion National Defense Authorization Act for 2019 to fund the Department of Defense, authorize a 2.6% military pay raise and also increase active duty forces by over 15,000 servicemen and women.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:53:00 +0300
Former CIA chief John Brennan, a fierce critic of the Trump administration, had his security clearance revoked Wednesday, causing a fountain of rage to erupt over the move.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:43:52 +0300
US President Donald Trump's love of using tariffs and sanctions to get back at foreign governments is a game changer that is ultimately destroying \"the old world monetary order,\" economist Mark Frost told Sputnik.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:26:08 +0300
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) had some choice words for security credential-deprived former CIA Director John Brennan. In a statement on Thursday, Burr essentially told Brennan to put up or shut up on the topic of Trump-Russia collusion.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:14:00 +0300
Google services on Android devices and iPhones store a user’s location data despite privacy settings. This is what an investigation by the Associated Press has found.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:07:00 +0300
With tensions between Turkey and the US already at boil over the imprisonment of American pastor Andrew Brunson, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to request that he represent the Land of the Free as a \"great patriot hostage.\"

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:58:00 +0300
The military parade was planned for November 10, which is the anniversary of the end of World War I. US President Donald Trump requested the parade after he was impressed by one on Bastille Day during his visit to France in July 2017.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:24:00 +0300
Amid a growing race for power projection in the Pacific, the Royal Australian Navy is undertaking its most expansive retrofit since World War II, ordering up some of the most advanced anti-submarine warfare systems on the planet and planning to take delivery of a new vessel every 18 to 24 months for the next two decades.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:23:00 +0300
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has alleged that Russian national Mariia Butina, charged with conspiracy to act as a foreign agent in the United States, is being discriminated against in the US prison, having her cell searched, being strip searched herself and denied medical assistance.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:16:00 +0300
A Turkish presidential spokesman said a new summit by the three guarantor states of the Syrian peace process was set for early September. Russian newspaper Izvestia cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying that a separate meeting by Russian and Turkish presidents could take place on the sidelines of the Tehran talks.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:27:00 +0300
On July 16, US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first-ever summit meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Trump said they discussed the Syrian crisis at length and added that US-Russia cooperation there would save hundreds of thousands of lives.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:13:00 +0300
Russia has nothing to do with the incident in Salisbury, where former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned, and wants to cooperate with the investigation to punish the perpetrators, but expects London to provide evidence on the case, Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko said in an interview.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:11:00 +0300
Nine planes made emergency landings in Chile, Peru and Argentina over bomb threats, Chile's Civil Aviation Authority said Thursday. Flights departing from or coming into Chile made emergency landings in Rosario, Argentina and Pisco, Peru among other locations. Chilean police are investigating.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:02:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Arab League opposes Tehran's threats to obstruct Middle East states' oil exports through the Strait of Hormuz in case Iran is unable to transport its oil via the route, the organization’s new ambassador to Russia, Jaber Habib Jaber, told Sputnik on Thursday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00:00 +0300
Countless hours playing “Grand Theft Auto,” and they still couldn’t pull it off!

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:39:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) rejects long-term reconciliation with Israel on the terms of the latter, member of the organization's political bureau Ali Faisal told Sputnik on Thursday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:36:00 +0300
Peru's Transportation Ministry said that a LATAM Airlines passenger plane en route from Lima to Santiago, Chile was forced to make an emergency landing at an airport in Peru due to a bomb threat.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:25:17 +0300
Facebook on Thursday unpublished the leftist activist page Occupy London, which had more than 150,000 followers. The move is the latest in a string of what has been described as censorship on the platform by Sputnik News sources.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:19:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump continues to take steps to make 3-D printed guns widely available to the American public despite his public remarks to the contrary, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said in a press release on Thursday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:13:00 +0300
How do you honor the life and legacy of legendary singer Aretha Franklin? According to Fox News, just throw up a picture of Patti LaBelle.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:58:00 +0300
ATHENS (Sputnik) – A German Condor Airways passenger plane made an emergency landing at Chania airport on the Greek island of Crete over an alleged bomb threat on board, local media reported Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:52:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers use force against young African-American males 14 times more frequently than they do against their white peers, US media reported on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:20:00 +0300
A 61-year-old New York man was bitten by a large shark while wading in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Wednesday. There is speculation that the shark could have been a great white.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:13:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is determined to introduce secondary sanctions against countries that will continue to import oil from Iran after Washington reintroduces sanctions on Tehran on November 4, US Department of State Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told reporters on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:02:31 +0300
Who says you can’t twerk while you work?!

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:58:00 +0300
The Vatican said in a statement on Thursday Pope Francis was on the side of victims of more than 300 predator priests in the United States accused of a sexual abuse and rape of more than 1,000 children in the state of Pennsylvania.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:49:00 +0300
ROME (Sputnik) - The Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport said Thursday it had set up a special commission to investigate the causes and circumstances of the collapse of the motorway bridge in the city of Genoa.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:36:55 +0300
Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman released new tapes on Thursday to corroborate her claims that she was offered a 2020 Trump campaign job after she was fired ‒ or, in some versions of the tale, resigned ‒ from her post in the administration in late 2017.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:11:00 +0300
The US Air Force announced Tuesday it had awarded Lockheed Martin a contract for a set of satellite-based missile warning systems, to the tune of $2.9 billion.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:04:00 +0300
A woman who used the n-word on a crowded Washington, DC, bus during the evening rush hour was left bloodied on the sidewalk afterwards and taken to the hospital with lacerations on her face and head.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:03:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution reaffirming the role of the free press in the United States and rejecting President Donald Trump's assertion that the media is the enemy of the people.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:00:00 +0300
Officials in China's Hainan province are preparing to send a series of satellites into space starting in 2019 in order to keep track of \"every reef and ship\" within the contested waters of the South China Sea.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:58:25 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – European Parliament members on Thursday expressed concerns over reports about the United Kingdom’s plans to register EU citizens, willing to live in the country after its withdrawal from the European Union, alphabetically.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:47:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The UK Labour party has filed a complaint to Ipso media watchdog over newspapers misinterpreting party leader Jeremy Corbyn's laying of a wreath at a cemetery during his visit to Tunisia back in 2014, local media reported on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:44:23 +0300
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkey will stick to strict financial discipline, whose main priority will be the reduction of inflation to less than 10 percent, Turkish Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak said on Thursday during a video conference with foreign investors.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:41:00 +0300
Hook led the Trump administration's attempt to negotiate changes to the nuclear deal with the EU allies before the US president decided to withdraw from the agreement.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:40:00 +0300
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had previously called for boycotting US-made electronics as a response to unfriendly trade moves by the US. Erdogan noted that there are a lot of electronics producers in the world apart from the US.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:39:00 +0300
There are no immediate reports of casualties or damages, caused by the quake.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:35:00 +0300
Despite the ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Beijing, the US state of Alaska has been looking into ways to maintain and develop good business relations with China.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:27:52 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Arab League expects Russia to propose more initiatives in order to resist unilateral moves by the United States, such its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the organization’s new ambassador to Russia, Jaber Habib Jaber, told Sputnik on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:19:00 +0300
Right-wing views have historically gained significant ground in Saxony, which is located in eastern, formerly communist, Germany.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:18:43 +0300
MADRID (Sputnik) – The victims of the deadly 2017 Catalonia attacks and families and friends of those affected on Thursday accused the authorities of failing to provide the needed support to them a year after the tragic events.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:15:00 +0300
The so-called \"Atlanta plan\" that envisages the ousting of left-leaning politicians across Latin America is seemingly taking shape on the continent, former Vice President of Uruguay Raul Sendic told Sputnik in an exclusive interview, bemoaning the recent rise of ultra-right forces across the globe.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:10:57 +0300
Trish Regan from Fox Business , who accused Danes of having employment issues and likened the Nordic country to Venezuela in a widely shown television show has responded to criticism. She briefly noted she wanted to “clarify” but not retract her reporting.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:09:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said in a cabinet meeting on Thursday he would like the Department of Justice to file a lawsuit against major drug companies that overproduce opioids after US federal agencies have introduced a proposal to decrease the manufacturing by 10%.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:02:33 +0300
Relations between Ottawa and Riyadh took a nosedive after Canada’s Foreign Ministry expressed concern over arrests of human rights activists in Saudi Arabia and called for their release.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:55:00 +0300
Always keep in mind that creatures from the animal kingdom are resourceful and keep your head up during trips, as you just might spot something admirable or utterly frightening.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:43:00 +0300
China's airlines 737-800 Boeing crash landed at Manila Airport, AirLive reported Thursday. The media specified that the emergency evacuation was underway.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:33:00 +0300
EU negotiators are reportedly fearful Britain’s secret service may have bugged Brexit negotiations as the UK continues to stall talks. Sputnik discussed the issue with Professor Dermot Cahill, Chair in Commercial Law, Head of Bangor University Law School.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:30:57 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - An investigation into a shooting incident in Syria in February has failed to conclude whether a member of the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) intentionally shot a US Marine, United States Central Command (CENTCOM) said on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:23:00 +0300
Former White House aide Omarosa has recently caught the media’s attention with her intriguing revelations about life in the Trump administration and relations between the US president and his daughter.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:14:00 +0300
Tel Aviv is apparently seeking to team up with the Sunni Arab countries in the Middle East to crackdown on Iran. Speaking to Sputnik, Russian and Israeli analysts have shared their views on the possibility of Israel's admission to an \"Arab NATO.\"

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:11:53 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Department of Defense is working with Congress on the issue of US military involvement in attacks in Yemen that have resulted in civilian casualties and provides such information when requested, Pentagon spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Rebarich told Sputnik on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:49:00 +0300
Experts have issued countless warnings of the consequences of a hard Brexit in recent weeks, calling on the UK government and the EU to begin preparing for such an eventuality to minimize disruption.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:46:00 +0300
The Iraqi military announced Thursday that they had launched airstrikes on Daesh in Syrian territory amid Damascus' efforts to eliminate the last pockets of the terrorist group.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:44:12 +0300
MADRID (Sputnik) - As many as 16 migrants have escaped from a migrant detention center in Madrid and attacked a police officer, Spanish police said Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:43:00 +0300
Earlier, US President Donald Trump stated that he was in talks with the NRA and looking into sales of gun blueprints online.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:40:00 +0300
Turkey is poised to battle the current crisis by partnering with its allies, according to a top Turkish official.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:29:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States needs a complex strategy for Russia, US ambassador to Pakistan David Hale said on Thursday during a Senate confirmation hearing on his appointment as undersecretary of state for political affairs.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:25:00 +0300
The poll has reinvigorated discussions on the global financial meltdown, which celebrates its anniversary in September.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:15:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump signed a $717 billion defense bill on Monday calling it “the most significant investment in our military and our war-fighters in modern history.” Sputnik has discussed this with Michael Maloof, former senior security policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:00 +0300
Although the shots were not directed at the rappers, police are reportedly not excluding a theory that one of them might have been the target.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:09:00 +0300
ROME (Sputnik) – An explosive device went off on Thursday near an office of Italy's right-wing Lega party in the northern part of the country, Excelsior reported.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:04:44 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - President Donald Trump's military parade expected to take place this fall will be $80 million over the original estimate, CNBC reported on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:00:00 +0300
A giant creature found by locals has turned out to be partially decomposed whale remains.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:56:00 +0300
Although the company has modestly admitted cherishing no ambition to make their adult toys strikingly human-like, more technological advances are highly welcome to attain their comprehensive marketing goals.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:56:00 +0300
According to the information Sputnik received from the emergency services, they took the call about the blast at 4:50 p.m. local time. The reasons behind the explosion are being investigated.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:53:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Seventy-six people were found to have overdosed over the course of several hours on Wednesday in the city of New Haven in the US state of Connecticut, prompting the police to investigate what they called an unprecedented number of overdose cases amid a nationwide drug epidemic.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:43:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A majority of Americans do not approve of the way US President Donald Trump is handling the United States’ relationship with Russia, a new Gallup poll revealed on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:22:01 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korea will provide financial support to national companies doing business in Iran, which are affected by anti-Iran sanctions re-imposed by the United States, Yonhap reported on Thursday citing the South Korean Trade Ministry.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:20:00 +0300
Aretha Franklin, the \"Queen of Soul\", has died aged 76 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Sputnik takes a look at her long and illustrious career in the music industry.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:04:00 +0300
Morandi Bridge in Genoa collapsed on August 14, claiming the lives of almost 40 people and injuring many others. The reasons behind the collapse have not been yet established, but the Italian government has accused maintenance company Autostrade of failing to ensure the safety of the bridge.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:01:00 +0300
The Chennai Airport in India has introduced humanoid robots to perform a variety of actions, including greeting passengers and responding to queries. As per the airport authorities, the humanoid robot can also decipher various accents for the convenience of passenger interaction.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:00:00 +0300
A UK court has thrown the book at a French citizen after he called in a hoax bomb threat to delay a US-bound plane. Authorities have stated that the perpetrator has made worst decision he could have made in his life.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:57:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - President Donald Trump will not back down from his tough stances as the United States and China resume trade talks later this month, White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow told CNBC News on Thursday, as he confirmed that a Chinese delegation will visit Washington later in August.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:54:00 +0300
The US is preparing to extradite Omar Ameen who is suspected of being an Al-Qaeda and Daesh member before he fled to the United States, KCRA reported.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:42:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A total of 44 percent of respondents who are aware of the recent controversy around UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn believe that the politician is dishonest in denying that he took part in a wreath-laying ceremony for those linked to the 1972 Olympics massacre, a YouGov poll showed on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:39:51 +0300
Beijing does not recognize Taiwan’s independence. It claims the island is part of China and refuses diplomatic relations with any country that recognizes Taiwan as a state.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:35:00 +0300
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump's Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt has warned that neither Israel nor the Palestinians will be pleased with the US plan for the Middle East settlement but stressed that this was the only way to reach peace.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:33:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The recent airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on a school bus in the Yemeni province of Saada was just one of more than 50 airstrikes on civilian vehicles conducted by the Arab states since the beginning of the year, The Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:29:33 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Peruvian authorities have received a request from Venezuela to locate two people who were reportedly involved in the recent assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and may be hiding in Peru, the Peruvian Foreign Ministry said.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:25:00 +0300
The Barak 8 missile defense system has been co-developed by the state-owned research and development bodies, and the navies of India and Israel. The two countries have evenly split the $350 million development costs.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:14:05 +0300
Nearly two centuries have passed since the Peterloo Massacre, the impact the event had on British society is undeniable. On August 16, 1819, a crowd of workers gathered to protest against poor working conditions but were charged down by the police in Manchester. 15 people were killed and 400–700 were injured.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:09:00 +0300
Rescuers have said there is little hope of finding more survivors in the rubble of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, which collapsed on Tuesday. Sputnik looks at the design of the bridge and why it calls into question several similar structures around the world.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:05:00 +0300
Although the traditional revitalizing mate tea, popular with footballers can been seen somewhere in the background, Antoine Griezmann indulges in his favorite junk food and an enjoyable drink, which he is totally entitled to.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:01:00 +0300
In 2013, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad appeared to urge the wiping out of all Jews and cited as an example the Holocaust.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:01:00 +0300
Aretha Franklin, the American music legend, also known as, the Queen of Soul, has lost her fight against health problems and died at the age of 76, as reported by her family.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:46:00 +0300
Being subjected to pressure from Washington, Iran has once again turned to the yellow metal as an alternative means of payment. Speaking to Sputnik, Iranian experts have explained how Tehran will conduct oil-for-gold barter deals with African countries and other longstanding partners.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:45:00 +0300
DUHOK/KOJO (Iraq) (Sputnik) - This August marks the fourth anniversary of the massacre carried out by the Daesh terrorist group against the Yazidi population of the northern Iraqi district of Sinjar, which left thousands of representatives of this religious minority executed, tortured or enslaved.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:38:04 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Polish President Andrzej Duda vetoed the bill on amending the country’s election rules to the European Parliament (EP), stating that it will benefit only the two largest Polish parties - Law and Justice (PiS) and Civic Platform, the presidential chancellery said Wednesday.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:29:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump has reacted to editorials published by hundreds of newspapers across the country, protesting against, what they called, his attacks on the free press.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:27:00 +0300
Several hundred outlets have decided to conduct coordinated attacks aimed at US President Donald Trump over his accusations that some US media report \"fake news\" and cite \"nonexistent\" anonymous sources.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:20:00 +0300
There has been no sign of Turkey backing away from its ongoing stand-off with the US that earlier this week sent the national currency tumbling.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:16:00 +0300
A 29-year-old Sudanese immigrant, Salih Khater, is reportedly thought to be behind Tuesday’s terror attack near Westminster. Radio Sputnik has discussed the attack with Erika Brady, a PhD Candidate at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence in the University of St Andrews.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:55:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump's claims that he did not collude with Russia are false, John Brennan said on Thursday, just one day after Trump revoked the ex-spy chief's security clearance.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:54:00 +0300
Yesterday’s UEFA Super Cup featured local rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, with the La Liga giants battling it out for the coveted trophy ahead of the start of the new season.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:50:54 +0300
Recently, media has reported about Czech scientists surveying the degradation of the Y-chromosome. Some experts believe it may completely disappear.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:44:07 +0300
German enterprises are following closely in the footsteps of a number of other European companies, like oil giant Total as well as car manufacturers Renault and Daimler.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:35:18 +0300
More than two decades after the end of apartheid, white people still own most of South Africa's land, but the government now plans to transfer land to the country’s black majority.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:32:00 +0300
Shortly after he was arrested in July, Denis Furtado set about posting videos on Instagram in which he persistently claimed his innocence, causing a storm of reaction online.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:27:00 +0300
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a member of parliament for four decades and served as Indian PM for a short term in 1996 and later from 1998-2004. In 2009 Vajpayee retired from active politics citing health issues.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:26:00 +0300
Sanctions applied by the EU on food exports to Russia were meant to inflict further damage to Russia’s economy. As far as Russian agriculture goes, the opposite seems to be happening, but not only due to the sanctions.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:04:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Randall Schriver, the US assistant defense secretary for Asian and Pacific security affairs, warned on Thursday that the Philippines' purchase of Russian military equipment might have an adverse impact on the country's cooperation with the United States, claiming that Washington was a better partner for Manila than Moscow.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:02:00 +0300
The ferry line will connect several ports on the peninsula to Turkey across the Black Sea.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:31:00 +0300
While the German government is looking for ways to increase defense outlays to 1.5 percent of GDP from its current 1.3 percent, experts warn that the uptick will not be enough to fully meet the army’s needs.

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