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Wed, 24 Oct 2018 04:29:00 +0300
WASHINGTON(Sputnik) - Saudi Arabia has poured more than $24 million through to influence US policy and public opinion during the US 2018 midterm congressional elections, the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) said in a new analysis.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 04:18:00 +0300
ROME (Sputnik) - Thirty fans of CSKA Moscow football club were injured in an escalator collapse in Rome Metro in the center of the city before the UEFA Champions League football match against the Italian Roma, the Russian Embassy in Rome told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:59:34 +0300
Canadian rapper Jon James McMurray was killed over the weekend as he attempted to execute a stunt that involved him walking on the wing of an airborne plane as he spit his verses.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:44:00 +0300
The pace of development of the Jamal Khashoggi affair has quickened in the last few days, as important revelations about his murder and dismemberment in the Saudi embassy earlier this month and the subsequent cover-up come to light. An expert told Sputnik the expose could permanently damage the Saudi monarchy’s reputation.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:44:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russia plans to continue providing security assistance to the Central African Republic government in an effort to end a far-flung insurgency in which authorities in the capital of Bangui are attempting to wrest control of much of the nation from more than a dozen rebel groups, Russia’s Envoy to the UN Vassily Nebenzia said.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:38:00 +0300
Ecuador's Foreign Minister José Valencia told media on Tuesday that his country has no responsibility to assist Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in his legal negotiations with the United Kingdom. Assange has taken asylum inside Ecuador's embassy in London since 2012.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:24:43 +0300
Three vehicles crashed one into another, while the fourth attempted to evade the pile-up, but slid from the road.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:24:00 +0300
With the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots now at a combined total of over $2 billion, ticket sales are becoming a national routine for many. However, while countless Americans are hoping to cash in, others are attempting to use the buzz as a way to encourage voting.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:20:00 +0300
As the jackpot for Tuesday night’s multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing stands at more than $1.6 billion - the highest ever in US lottery history - Americans have caught lottery fever.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:08:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrived in Russia on Tuesday and will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. Before Conte's visit, a meeting of the Russian-Italian Entrepreneurship Committee initiated by the Italian-Russian Chamber of Commerce (IRCC), was held in the RCC.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:57:00 +0300
ATHENS (Sputnik) - Greece’s decision to expand its territorial waters constitutes an \"inalienable sovereign right\" of the country, and cannot be a subject to negotiation with third nations, the Greek Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, dismissing Ankara’s relevant protests.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:54:00 +0300
A woman dining at a Virginia restaurant with family visiting from Guatemala saw her meal ruined last week when a rattled customer launched a verbal assault on the family after they began speaking Spanish to one another.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:34:32 +0300
Riyadh will also provide Islamabad with a deferred payment facility worth another $3 billion.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:34:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray discussed Mexico’s efforts to address a caravan of Central American migrants that is headed toward the United States, the State Department said in a readout of a phone call between the two top diplomats on Tuesday.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:11:21 +0300
Madrid will proceed with a delivery of 400 laser-guided bombs to Riyadh.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:09:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Germany will have to pay an extra 15 billion euros ($17.2 billion) annually to the EU budget in 2021-2027 in light of the UK withdrawal from the European Union and the bloc’s increased expenses on security and border defense, media reported on Tuesday, citing the German Finance Ministry.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:26:00 +0300
A plane crashed and erupted in fire on a busy California highway - the 101 Freeway - on Tuesday, bringing traffic to a halt.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:24:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of confirmed Zika virus cases in the northwestern Indian Rajasthan state's capital of Jaipur has totaled 131, as five more people tested positive, local media reported on Tuesday, citing a senior official from the Indian Health Ministry.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:15:30 +0300
With some 50,000 US and NATO troops gearing up for this week's opening of the Trident Juncture 18 joint military exercises, concerns about the massive training operation's true objective are starting to bubble up to the surface.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:06:50 +0300
On Tuesday, Category 3 Hurricane Willa made landfall in western Mexico just south of the resort town of Mazatlan with 120 mph winds and high waves. Farther south, 12 people died due to heavy rains from Tropical Storm Vicente, which formed off the southern coast of Guatemala last weekend and continues to move northwest.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:06:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – General Dynamics has presented its new Bluefin-9 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) or drone at the Oceans 2018 show, the company announced in a press release on Tuesday.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00:00 +0300
When your mother makes store-bought costumes look like amateur creations.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:56:00 +0300
TALLINN (Sputnik) - The commander of the Estonian Defense Forces, Gen. Riho Terras, suggested on Tuesday that the Baltic nations should create a joint air defense system to boost security capabilities.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:45:00 +0300
NBC host Megyn Kelly was forced to unring a few bells Tuesday after she adamantly defended the right of white Halloween revelers to wear blackface costumes. Following a reaming out by social media, she apologized hours later, sort of.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:44:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Berlin should take further international measures in connection with the death of Saudi opposition journalist Jamal Khashoggi after delivering on its pledge to halt arms sales to Riyadh, a member of the Bundestag's Defense Committee from the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, Jens Kestner, told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:41:13 +0300
As with everything involving spies, the methods are both surprisingly simple and incredibly sophisticated.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:19:00 +0300
SALT LAKE CITY (Sputnik) - The US policy of imposing economic pressure on Russia will not bring positive outcomes because Moscow has found ways to adapt to the restrictive measures and compensate for any losses, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said at a meeting with the business community of the US state of Utah on Tuesday.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:17:23 +0300
Work has apparently begun on several multibillion-dollar information technology projects outsourced over the past year by the US National Security Agency (NSA), though details on what that work is exactly are sparse.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:49:00 +0300
With the US midterm elections just a short two weeks away, Americans are gearing up vote on what could turn out to be a historical referendum on Republican policies.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:41:00 +0300
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters at a press conference on Tuesday that the State Department \"will continue to seek all relevant facts, consult with Congress and work with other nations, and work to hold accountable those responsible for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.\"

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:26:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Saudi Arabia's handling of the death of Saudi journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi is one of the worst cover-ups in history, President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:15:00 +0300
The migrant caravan traveling toward the US’ southern border from Central America has continued to grow after passing into Mexico, with the UN estimating its size at 7,200 Monday. An investigative journalist told Sputnik the bigger the caravans are, the safer they are and that regardless of numbers, the conditions that send people north continue.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:58:20 +0300
Lockheed Martin F-16 aircraft receiving upgrades on the island have been delivered to the Taiwanese air force for the first time as the country begins a massive overhaul of its F-16 fleet, according to local media reports.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:49:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump is ready to dispatch any number of troops to the Mexican border to stop the migrant influx. According to US media reports, the caravan made up of thousands of Hondurans has crossed into Mexico en route toward the US border, where the migrants hope to gain asylum.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:47:15 +0300
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) released on Monday the very first photo produced from the agency's Mars Cube One (MarCO) mission, which is intended to relay data back to Earth as the two tiny spacecraft and the InSight Mars lander make their way to Mars.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:38:00 +0300
An “operational emergency” was registered at the US’ major nuclear weapons assembly site on Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:22:58 +0300
“Don’t bite me. Don’t bite me!”

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:06:00 +0300
When news broke about the polar ice caps melting due to global warming, most people set into some sort of panic or worry. However, one cruise line saw nothing but cash: now, finally, they could rebuild the ill-fated RMS Titanic, without the fear of icebergs to smash her up.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:04:14 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Possible belongings of assassinated Saudi opposition journalist Jamal Khashoggi were found in a car at a parking lot of the Saudi Consulate General in Istanbul, CNN Turk broadcaster reported on Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:00:00 +0300
A passenger accused of groping a woman on Southwest Airlines flight 5421 reportedly tried to justify his actions to New Mexico authorities on Sunday by stating that US President Donald Trump has said grabbing women is no big deal.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:00:00 +0300
Dozens of oiled-up competitors took the stage for the annual body building and fitness competition in Tel Aviv last week.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:55:00 +0300
Fox News apologized Tuesday morning after it used a photograph of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) during a segment about a registered sex offender suspected of shooting dead a University of Utah student.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:52:00 +0300
The UN Human Rights Committee has given France six months to review its ban on the full-body Islamic chador garments, and accused Paris of violating the rights of women by fining them for wearing the niqab, a full-face veil. The head of a French anti-Islamization group told Sputnik that Islamic face-covering garments conflict with French identity.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:50:00 +0300
The Russian president met Donald Trump's national security advisor on Tuesday, telling him he was \"surprised\" by Washington's \"unprovoked\" and unfriendly steps toward Moscow, while stressing the importance of continued dialogue.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:23:00 +0300
The US Senate has ceded its constitutionally ascribed responsibilities allowing President Trump to withdraw from treaties at his discretion, founder of \"Show Up! America\" Jan R. Weinberg told Sputnik, commenting on the US president's intention to quit the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:20:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US proposed withdrawal from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, signed in 1987 with the Soviet union, threatens to unleash a new arms race globally and take the world away from disarmament goals by weakening other arms control regimes, experts told Sputnik.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:03:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Tommy Yang - US President’s statement that China should sign up to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty could signify growing military strength of the Asian country, as Beijing was not invited to be part of the agreement when it was reached in 1987, experts told Sputnik.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:44:00 +0300
An escalator collapse at one of Rome’s subway stations left at least ten injured, including several Russian fans who visited the Italian capital to attend a football match between CSKA and Roma.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:17:53 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – An unspecified incident forced a US B-2 stealth bomber to make an emergency landing in the state of Colorado, the US Air Force disclosed in a press release on Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:13:00 +0300
US National Security Adviser John Bolton is holding a press conference following the meetings with Russian Security Council Head Nikolai Patrushev and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:08:17 +0300
Located on Syrian territory near the border with Jordan, the military base in al-Tanf is reportedly being employed by the United States to train militants belonging to the anti-government opposition, with Damascus branding the US presence in the area as illegal.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:52:00 +0300
Earlier in the day, US National Security Adviser Bolton told Vladimir Putin that US President Donald Trump would like to meet with Putin on the sidelines of the upcoming international meeting in Paris.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:25:00 +0300
The Portuguese star has been under scrutiny after a 34-year-old woman publicly accused him of raping her in 2009, driving down Juventus’ share price and putting a mammoth sponsorship deal with Nike in jeopardy.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:20:00 +0300
The number of firearms on Britain's streets is at its highest in almost a decade, according to the head of Scotland Yard's specialist firearms forensics lab.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:19:00 +0300
A US senator has uncovered another glaring example of gross misappropriation of funds by the Pentagon.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:18:00 +0300
The US space agency's explanation that the odd-looking iceberg's sharp angles and flat surface was an indication that it had recently broken off from a larger iceberg didn't seem to cut it online.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:02:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that his meeting with US President Donald Trump in Helsinki was tough, but useful, which is why Moscow is surprised at Washington’s recent unfriendly steps toward Russia.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:00:00 +0300
A cat produces a series of extremely cute noises while taking a nap; the slumbering kitty seems to have fallen asleep on its owner's knees.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:43:00 +0300
Dutch Royals met British officials on Tuesday to commemorate 45 years of joint cooperation between the Royal Marines and Royal Netherlands Marine Corps. The latest diplomatic visit indicates that, notwithstanding Brexit, defense pacts between Britain and Northern Europe remain at all-time highs.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:42:00 +0300
A Norwegian court of appeals ordered to “unban” a legal database that “went dark” 5 months ago following a lawsuit. However, the website owners who practically won the case against semi-governmental Lovdata, were “slapped” with a $40000 legal bill that they are planning to cover through a crowdfunding campaign.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:31:00 +0300
On October 11 Facebook closed down 559 pages and 251 personal accounts. While the social media giant claimed the pages were misleading users \"about who they are, and what they are doing\", and broken \"rules against spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior\", the overwhelming bulk were alternative news sources and political organizations.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:28:39 +0300
One of today’s most influential stand-up comedians, Louis CK, was embroiled in a sexual scandal a year ago after several women complained that the funnyman had sexually harassed them. His long-time peer Silverman got in hot water after saying that she believed he was genuinely remorseful and revealed some details from their time as kids.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:19:00 +0300
Justine Trudeau, who advocated bringing pot to the market, has spilled some details about his history with cannabis on a popular talk show shortly after Canada became the second country in the world to fully legalize recreational marijuana.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:15:00 +0300
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon discuss why Democrats believe the issue of health care may be their key to victory in the midterm elections. With Election Day just two weeks away, will a Single-Payer platform be the difference for Democrats looking to make major gains in Congress?

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:10:00 +0300
The call came after US President Donald Trump said last Saturday that his administration was preparing to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty due to Russia's alleged violations of the agreement, something Moscow vehemently rejects.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:07:00 +0300
On today’s episode of Double Down, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert talk to artist Alex Schaefer about the public bank option with Measure B on the ballot this November 6th.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:03:00 +0300
The European Parliament is holding a plenary session on the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Strasbourg with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Council Federica Mogherini giving a statement on the case.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:02:16 +0300
The 5-foot long reptile ended up being pulled out from the toilet where it apparently was hibernating, and released into the wild, with no humans or animals being harmed during the ordeal.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:02:00 +0300
The Trump administration is pushing ahead with its withdrawal from the INF Treaty. Speaking to Sputnik, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, former US Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy under President Ronald Reagan, shared his views on the apparent motives and driving forces behind the latest US gambit.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:51:00 +0300
Ankara has long been locked in negotiations with Washington over the city of Manbij and other parts of northern Syria under the control of Kurdish forces, seeking to limit their influence.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:41:49 +0300
The statement came on the heels of allegations that Russian intelligence attempted to interfere in \"democratic processes\" in the UK, including elections and referenda. Moscow is facing similar unfounded claims in Europe and the US.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:36:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Gina Haspel, is currently in Turkey to review evidence in connection with the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US Vice President Mike Pence confirmed on Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:30:00 +0300
India’s Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi told the media that the initiative is based on complaints of serial child sexual abuse offenders managing to visit India and that she hopes that the step will certainly be a strong deterrent for perpetrators of such heinous crimes.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:22:00 +0300
The US administration has been pressurizing India for long to buy its F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft but the Indian government has clarified on several occasions that it has no such intention to buy it in spite of an offer for setting up a production facility in India.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:13:00 +0300
Social media users weren't quite sure what to make of an image of paramedics heading into the mausoleum at the heart of Moscow's Red Square, where the Russian revolutionary has been embalmed since 1924.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:13:00 +0300
Brendan Schaub believes that a Khabib-Floyd matchup is impossible, although the two are already considering a boxing match. He claimed that if it still happened, the US boxer would destroy the Russian MMA fighter in just 20 seconds.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:03:00 +0300
ANKARA (Sputnik) - The murder of journalist Khashoggi was ordered by then Saudi Deputy Intelligence Chief Ahmed Asiri and assigned to the attache of the Saudi Consulate General in Istanbul, who allegedly served as the kingdom's resident spy in Turkey, Sabah newspaper reported Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:56:00 +0300
A WHO report had termed Delhi to be the world’s most polluted city in one of its recent reports. Three petitions were filed in the apex court seeking a complete ban on firecrackers. The court order, however, attempts to strike a balance by imposing restrictions on the timing and place of using fireworks during festivals.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:56:00 +0300
Belkasem used to serve as the head of the public organization Shariat for Belgium, which actively propagated Wahhabism among the European country's Muslim population and enlisted militants to be sent to fight in Syria.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:53:00 +0300
Travel guide book publisher, Lonely Planet named Sri Lanka the top country to travel to in 2019, while Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Belize and Jordan - among other nations - also made it to top ten.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:27:00 +0300
The king and crown the prince offered their condolences to relatives of the late Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist who reportedly was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:15:50 +0300
Mrs. Kanye West, who is usually seen in tiny bikinis, low dresses or topless on Instagram, has switched to a slightly different look after her birthday. Kardashian showed off her outstanding physique with a skin-tight leather outfit; the profile of her nipple stood out due to the lighting, drawing the attention of several fans.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:15:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States should hold Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul along with any other officials involved in the case, Senator Richard Blumenthal said in a Twitter post on Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:14:00 +0300
The European Commission has rejected Italy's proposed budget for 2019, saying that Rome's overspending represents \"an unprecedented breach of EU rules\" and pledging sanctions in response. Sputnik looks into possible repercussions from the move.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:56:00 +0300
The Syrian military has been conducting a mopping up operation in southern Syria against Daesh (ISIS)* after wrapping up major military operations in the area this summer.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:55:24 +0300
Cristian preacher Paul Begley believes that satellite pictures could be showing the location where the Beijing-bound MH370 flight hit the ground. His comments came shortly after the volunteer wreck hunter that spotted the images on Google Maps gave up on his search for the ill-fated plane.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:40:22 +0300
While Prime Minister Trudeau insisted that Canada has “frozen export permits before” and may do so again, the minister of foreign affairs was apparently less eager to give definitive answers about what measures Ottawa may implement against Riyadh.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:31:00 +0300
Spain's Interior Ministry stated that both Syrian men were members of special social media-based online messaging communities created to propagate the ideology of terror.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:20:00 +0300
The London mayor clarified his party’s position ahead of a meeting with EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier later this week.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:16:00 +0300
Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted that those responsible for Jamal Khashoggi's death should be tried in Istanbul.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:06:00 +0300
Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton has said that US energy sanctions against Iran will benefit both the US and Russia, since both are oil exporters which will be able to take advantage of the drop in Iranian exports. Speaking to Sputnik, energy market experts explained why Russia's interest is in long-term stability, not short-term profit.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:52:00 +0300
BAGHDAD (Sputnik) - Iraq is preparing a request to Washington to exempt Baghdad from possible US sanctions over cooperation with Iraq, Iraqi Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub told Sputnik.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:42:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - International pharmaceutical exhibition СPhl Worldwide 2018 in Madrid confirmed interest of world markets in Russian biotechnological solutions, CEO of Russian biopharmaceutical company Generium Dmitry Kudlay told Sputnik in an interview.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:28:05 +0300
The anti-immigrant Lega party, led Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, has dominated elections in the northern Alpine province of Trento and expanded their base in the neighboring area of Bolzano, trumping their coalition partners, the anti-establishment 5 Star Movement, amid their first disaccord in Italy’s government.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:17:00 +0300
India’s junior minister for internal security Kiren Rijiju, who represents the bordering state of Arunachal Pradesh in India’s Parliament, took part in a delegation level meeting ahead of the singing of the bilateral internal security pact despite China’s reservations. China claims that Arunachal Pradesh is part of Tibet.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:06:00 +0300
An international team of scientists and researchers have stumbled upon an ancient discovery at the bottom of the Black Sea. Scientists believe the archaeological findings are a chance to learn ground-breaking information about shipbuilding in the ancient maritime world.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:02:00 +0300
Ahead of the winter transfer window there is growing speculation about numerous potential high profile moves in Europe, as clubs look to bolster their squads for the remainder of the season.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian side would not prefer signing a new Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty at the moment and believes that breaking up the treaty with only hypothetical thoughts on a new one would be dangerous, the Kremlin spokesman said Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:58:00 +0300
The Polish President's remarks came a week after former Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz described Nord Stream 2 as the \"noose around Warsaw's neck.\"

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:53:00 +0300
Donald Trump regularly focuses his ire on so-called \"fake news\" for what he calls biased reporting. On Monday, he offered a newly-minted plan to his Texas supporters to have Hillary Clinton investigated by the mainstream media for her alleged federal crimes.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:38:00 +0300
On October 20, US President Donald Trump announced the country's exit from the INF treaty over alleged Russian violations of the agreement.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:36:00 +0300
US plans to scrap the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) have been criticized by both Moscow and Washington's European allies. Speaking to Sputnik about the US move's impact on Iran, Iranian geopolitical analysts Fuad Izadi and Seyed Zavari explained the connection between the INF Treaty decision and US policy toward Tehran.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:25:00 +0300
The Indian Navy had earlier said that at any given time, China has six to seven warships, including submarines, deployed in the Indian Ocean. Earlier this month, the Indian Navy reported it had spotted a Type 039A Yuan class Chinese submarine in the ocean for the first time in over a year.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:24:28 +0300
A new round of fiscal stimulus is currently in the works at the White House, according to US President Donald Trump, and some economists see this as part of the administration’s effort to push GDP growth above 4 percent on a sustained annual basis.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:24:00 +0300
KERCH (Sputnik) - The students of the college in the Crimean city of Kerch, where a fourth-year student detonated a bomb and opened fire last Wednesday, have resumed their studies in the nearby building on Tuesday, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:06:00 +0300
Two dogs decided to surprise their owners by causing a horrible mess, which looks like the morning aftermath of a crazy party.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:52:00 +0300
Efforts to save Fred Hampton's home; Haitians Demonstrate Against Government Corruption; National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:52:00 +0300
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Mark Sleboda, an international relations and security analyst, and Jude Woodward, author of the new book “The US vs China: Asia's new Cold War?”

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:52:00 +0300
One of the fund’s main tasks is the implementation of projects that are aimed at preserving the memory of the Russian soldiers who fought in France during the First World War, the study of Valutina Gora in Smolensk region, where a fight took place in August 1812, and other historical projects.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:52:00 +0300
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon discuss a variety of geopolitical topics including Trump's vow to withdraw from a nuclear treaty with Russia and the Turkish role in the Khashoggi saga. How will Trump deal with these issues, and will US relations with Saudi Arabia undergo significant changes moving forward?

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:51:00 +0300
On this episode of The Critical Hour, Dr. Wilmer Leon is joined by Carlos Casteneda, attorney at Garcia & Garcia.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:46:09 +0300
Sweden Democrat Stefan Borg has come under fire from the country's left-wing media for calling Russia a \"stabilizing and peace-making power,\" as well as welcoming Russian observers at Swedish elections.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:43:48 +0300
A pro-choice group from Georgetown University has turned GOP figures, as well as Justice Brett Kavanagh into safe sex ambassadors without their knowledge. Their portraits were put on a contraception dispensary along with a provocative slogan: “Use a condom. Don’t you wish their parents had?”

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:14:00 +0300
German Economic Affairs Minister Peter Altmaier has called upon EU member states to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia over the Khashoggi case. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, Sarah Abed, an independent journalist and political commentator, shared her views on Berlin's intention to suspend the deals with Riyadh and the US-Saudi relationship.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:12:00 +0300
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed members of his AK Party in Parliament on Tuesday. He insisted that those responsible for Jamal Khashoggi's death should be tried in Istanbul, vowing not to \"remain silent\" about the murder.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:08:00 +0300
Adopted in 2010, French law prohibits the wearing of face-covering headgear, which includes the burqa, in public areas.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:02:00 +0300
ANKARA (Sputnik) - The body of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi was found in a well in the residence of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul, Patriotic Party (VATAN) leader Dogu Perincek told Sputnik.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:57:00 +0300
The incident came after Iranian Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri pledged in late August that the ships of \"hostile countries\" will be confronted when crossing through the Strait of Hormuz.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:31:00 +0300
China will not tolerate blackmail in any form on the issue of the need for Beijing to join the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and urges the United States to think carefully before making any decision on the withdrawal from the agreement, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:22:00 +0300
Tommy Robinson, a right-wing activist and founder of the English Defense League (EDL), whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was arrested earlier this year on a contempt of court charge for livestreaming outside a courthouse, where a gang rape trial was being held.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:02:00 +0300
Two Mexican girls posing for a runway selfie were struck and killed by a plane that was in the process of landing. The local prosecutor's office said that the girls, aged 17 and 18, had arrived in the city of Chinapas to attend races that took place near the airport.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:43:17 +0300
DARAYYA (Sputnik) - The Syrian government forces continue mine clearance in the city of Darayya, located just five miles to the southwest of Damascus, and expect to complete the process in one month, a Syrian serviceman said on Tuesday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:30:00 +0300
Respondents in both the United States and Europe turned out to be generally reluctant to trust their mainstream media to provide unbiased coverage of events related to Russia, with the number of respondents adhering to this point of view ranging from 43 to 53 percent depending on the country.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:20:00 +0300
The Pentagon confirmed that it had sent two US Navy vessels through the Taiwan Strait, making it the second such operation this year.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:18:00 +0300
McGregor, who calls himself The Notorious, tapped out in the fourth round of the UFC 229 showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov earlier this month. Khabib's victory was marred by a brawl that erupted in the arena post-match, marking the climax of a simmering conflict between the two fighters.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:10:00 +0300
Three-time WWE champion Roman Reigns has revealed during the Raw opening that the disease he’s been living with for 11 years is back and is forcing him to stay away from the ring for some time. In an emotional address, he dropped his tough-guy WWE persona and stepped out as a real-life Joe who has to battle cancer.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:03:00 +0300
With his newly published book, \"The Swastika Knights,\" university lecturer André Swanström challenges the traditional image of his compatriots in World War II, highlighting the Finns' participation in the execution of Jews and prisoners of war. Unlike in other Nordic nations, he claims, Finnish Nazis recieved no punishment.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:50:00 +0300
According to media reports, about 50 migrants succeeded in pushing past police assembled on the Mexican border before tear gas and other measures were used and the crowd was pushed back.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:25:00 +0300
LONDON (Sputnik) - Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima are set to arrive in London on Tuesday for their first state visit to the United Kingdom, the UK Foreign Office said in a statement.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:25:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The South African Development Community (SADC) forum, which will take place in Moscow’s Four Season hotel on Tuesday, will seek to inform Russian business circles about investment opportunities and the business climate in the SADC region.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:14:00 +0300
On Sunday, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir conceded that Jamal Khashoggi was killed during \"a rogue operation\" by individuals operating outside the scope of their authority, adding that Crown Prince Salman had been unaware of the incident.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:07:00 +0300
Earlier, CNN reported that a caravan of migrants moving from Honduras to the US southern border had swelled to include more than 7,500 people. President Donald Trump , for his part, threatened to send the US military to the border if Mexico fails to stop migrants.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:02:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Twitter social platform banned another 18 accounts related to the conspiracy theory website InfoWars and its founder Alex Jones, local media reported on Tuesday, citing a Twitter spokesperson.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:30:00 +0300
A cute green parrot seemingly thinks that he is a professional killer as he shows off his incredible shooting skills.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:02:00 +0300
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit 104 km (65 miles) off Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Tuesday, Reuters reported, citing the country's weather bureau and the US Geological Survey.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:01:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korea’s Unification Ministry said it planned to push back the deadline for North Korean defectors to claim housing and other types of benefits to three years. The cabinet approved the law change on Tuesday, the Yonhap news agency said. It still needs to be endorsed by the parliament.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:57:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Facebook has shut down 68 pages and 43 accounts linked to the Brazilian marketing group Raposo Fernandes Associados (RFA); the social media site claims that the firm violated its spam policies.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:41:00 +0300
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has opened the world’s longest sea bridge that links Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland city of Zhuhai, media said Tuesday. The opening ceremony took place in Zhuhai on the southern coast of the Guangdong province, the Chinese television reported. It was attended by senior officials and 700 guests.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:27:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Senator Elizabeth Warren asked State and Justice Department officials to open a probe into reports that former or current American troops may have been hired to kill UAE political opponents in Yemen, the senator’s office said in a press release.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:02:00 +0300
LONDON (Sputnik) - The UK Parliament’s Select Digital Committee has accused the cabinet of the lukewarm reaction to its report on disinformation campaigns allegedly run by Russia and other state actors.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:56:00 +0300
An explosive device was found Monday in a mailbox at the Westchester County home of George Soros, New York Times reported, citing local authorities.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:38:00 +0300
A UK-built spacecraft BepiColombo has taken off on its seven-year mission to Mercury. BepiColombo was launched into space from the European space port in Kourou, French Guiana, on Saturday. It will send two probes to explore the hot planet, where surface temperatures reach 450 degrees Celsius.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:26:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump has said he was ready to send any number of troops to the border with Mexico to stop thousands of migrants from crossing. Asked by USA Today how many troops he was willing to deploy, Trump replied, \"as many as necessary.\"

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:19:00 +0300
American President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia. Could this decision spark a new cold war?

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:54:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The death of Saudi journalist and American Resident Jamal Khashoggi was a plot gone wrong, President Donald Trump said in an interview.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:42:00 +0300
Former Metropolitan Police chief Bernard Hogan-Howe urged the UK government to urgently review evidence around cannabis legalization. Hogan-Howe, who always supported tough laws on the drug, reconsidered his position after Canada fully legalized marijuana.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:01:00 +0300
British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged today her increasingly mutinous party to back her strategy over Brexit, insisting a deal with the EU was close even as she once again rejected the bloc's proposal for the Irish border.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:48:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Over 50 US Congress members have urged Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats to lift the lid on intercepts of Saudi officials hashing out plans to kidnap journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:06:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The younger brother of the Saudi crown prince, the kingdom’s US ambassador, had a chat with Jamal Khashoggi at his office month before the journalist’s death, US media reported Monday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 03:54:35 +0300
A study published in the September issue of the Political Psychology journal found that muscular men are more likely to favor an unequal society and a limited redistribution of resources.

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