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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:49:51 +0300
The Vatican was shaken by a new scandal two weeks ago after the Italian magazine L’Espresso published its internal police flyer signed by Pope Francis' chief bodyguard Domenico Giani. It identified five staffers who were suspended following a raid on two Vatican offices amid a reported probe into one of the Holy See's estate deals.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:01:23 +0300
The US president also said that the steel tariffs will be increased up to 50 per cent and Washington will stop negotiations with Turkey on a $100 billion trade deal.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:58:34 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said Monday he hoped that Syrian President Bashar Assad would do a great job protecting Syrian Kurds from Turkey after most of US troops were withdrawn.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:29:27 +0300
The starlet, who turned 22 just last week, has had a busy year, hunting for the hacker who stole her nude pictures and directing her first porn movie - which even brought her a PornHub Award. However, she has not ceased teasing her 21.6million followers on Instagram.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:57:01 +0300
Following the start of the Turkish military operation in northern Syria, the US announced that it would pull out some of its troops from the area, with President Donald Trump criticising the efforts of previous administrations that dragged Washington into wars in the Middle East.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:33:41 +0300
Regular parliamentary elections were held in Poland on 13 October, with Polish citizens electing 460 lawmakers to the lower house of parliament and 100 members to the upper house.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:20:16 +0300
Last year, the Tesla and SpaceX founder posted a fake news article that said he was buying the successful game, which is played by some 250 million people, and deleting it “to save kids from eternal virginity”. After the epic ending of this past Fortnite season, which left many fans clueless, he apparently decided to tease them with the old joke.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:57:18 +0300
President Donald Trump earlier shared that he has been working with both aisles of the US Congress to hit Turkey with \"powerful\" sanctions over its military operation, which started on 9 October and targets Syrian Kurds.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:52:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Islamabad recently rejected Indian claims about the reactivation of terror camps in Pakistan’s Balakot area, saying that it reflects “a desperate attempt to divert international attention from Kashmir”, where various restrictions have been imposed after India’s parliament scrapped its special status.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:50:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): A Pakistani advert featuring children dreaming of conquering India has been widely ridiculed and called \"delusional and hallucinatory\" by Indian politicians and netizens, for exploiting children to spread \"propaganda\" and \"hatred.\"

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:50:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India is moving forward towards harnessing space technology for national development and to make it accessible for everyone as they go about their daily lives.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:44:40 +0300
RIYADH (Sputnik) - Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud praised on Monday joint projects of Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, Public Investment Fund, and Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF).

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:42:00 +0300
Now we know what the head of the Holy See does in his spare time. If we are to trust his posts on Twitter, and we don’t see any reason why we shouldn’t, Pope Francis likes American football and his favourite team is the New Orleans Saints!

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:41:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Many people on Twitter have been left amused after learning of an incident in the Indian state of Jharkhand where, at a government-run hospital, two men suffering from a stomach ache were allegedly sent to have a pregnancy test done.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:40:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): A video clip of a lion chasing safari tourists away in an Indian zoological park has gone viral on social media, with many netizens finding it too “scary” for anyone to think of taking place in real life in a jungle.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:32:46 +0300
It’s going to be a precarious balancing act, but only one nation can possibly help bring stability to the chaos unleashed in Syria by US President Donald Trump. That’s Russia.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:05:19 +0300
Previously, the US threatened to cut its allies off from intelligence-sharing programmes if they allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to participate in the construction of their high-speed 5G networks. Despite this, many countries have ignored these threats.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:04:00 +0300
CAIRO (Sputnik) – Clashes between the Houthi rebel movement, also known as Ansar Allah, and the Yemeni government forces resumed on Monday in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah, a local military source stated.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:00:00 +0300
Three men have been captured on video standing next to some tall grass in what appears to be a serious \"snake situation\" when a tamer tries his best to catch the apparent serpent without being bitten.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:30:00 +0300
RIYADH (Sputnik) - The Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency and the Saudi Ministry of Media have reached an agreement on opening the agency's representative office to accommodate its accredited correspondents.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:13:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): A man in India’s national capital would have never imagined that his act of flower-pot lifting from a public wall would make him a laughing stock on social media.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:12:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India indirectly ramped up pressure on an anxious Pakistan on Monday, saying it is being cornered by Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) functionaries to deliver on its anti-terrorism commitments.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:07:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik) Amid rising concerns about rumour mills making the rounds on various issues, including nationally sensitive ones, the Indian government has demanded that restrictions be placed and mechanisms be created to contain fake information or news.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:04:07 +0300
The police officers were killed after being ambushed by alleged groups of armed people in the municipality of Aguililla, according to the Secretariat of Security and Civilian Protection.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:46:07 +0300
Although Swedish blogger Felix Kjellberg has become one of the most influential YouTube creators, hitting a record 100 million subscribers this year, he has distanced himself from politics and any related debates. But this has not spared him from a number of controversies, including being associated with the Christchurch mosque shooting.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:43:00 +0300
Cuts to the government-run program for fuel subsidies was a sticking point that initially led to tension and anger in the local population.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:40:18 +0300
MOSCOW - In 2020, the Leningrad Region will host the World Ploughing Championship after the World Ploughing Organisation approved the relevant application from regional authorities.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:36:04 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Philippine Army has announced that it will begin building new military camps outside Marawi, the predominantly-Muslim city that saw fierce fighting between Philippine forces and affiliates of the Daesh* terrorist group in 2017.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:30:26 +0300
A new session in the British parliament has begun, following the Queen’s speech this morning, with the future of Brexit still up in the air.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:29:00 +0300
Speaking to CBS News in New York, Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn said they’d flown to the US to “speak to you guys to put our story out there, to let the American people know what is actually going on, to tell people about Harry and how we just want our justice for our son”.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:22:16 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Kiriakou is a former CIA officer who drew public attention to the use of waterboarding by the agency. He was later convicted over disclosing classified information and served his sentence from 2013 to 2015. Trump tweeted the statement Kiriakou made as a guest on \"Tucker Carlson Tonight\" on Wednesday.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:22:00 +0300
According to the Mosaique FM radio broadcaster, the suspect also wounded a Tunisian serviceman, who was then transported to a nearby hospital.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:16:00 +0300
The Black Rod, who is responsible for controlling access and keeping order at the House of Lords, received a hearty heckling from Mr Skinner as she summoned Parliament to attend the Queen's Speech at the upper house.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:09:00 +0300
Under Article 29 of the 1961 Vienna Convention diplomats cannot be arrested or detained and are immune from prosecution in 192 countries, although their home nation can waive their immunity. Only South Sudan has not ratified the convention.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:01:13 +0300
Just days ago, the Russian defence minister also held similar talks with his French counterpart Florence Parly. The Defence Ministry said that the ministers had discussed pressing issues important to both countries during the talks, without elaborating any further.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:51:00 +0300
Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno on Sunday initiated talks with the leaders of Ecuador's indigenous peoples to end nationwide protests. The country was engulfed in mass protests since the beginning of this month after thousands took to the streets to protest the decision to end decades-long fuel subsidies.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:49:00 +0300
Ten days of protests against the government of Lenín Moreno have turned Quito into a battlefield where multiple sectors of Ecuadorian society have been mobilised.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:38:00 +0300
Sputnik (New Delhi): Although Hindus cremate their family members after death, in the case of infants they are buried at isolated locations.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:36:50 +0300
Turkey will not cease its military operation in north-eastern Syria without achieving its objectives, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said earlier in the day, criticising calls from the international community to impose sanctions on Ankara over the operation.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:29:46 +0300
Prime Minister Boris Johnson noted in his statement accompanying the Queen’s parliamentary speech on Monday that Brexit should be delivered as soon as possible, as people “are tired of stasis and gridlock”.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:16:17 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Paris wants to hold a meeting of Normandy Four leaders on eastern Ukraine as soon as possible — either at the end of this month or in November, French Ambassador to Russia Sylvie Bermann said Monday.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:11:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): A photograph of Indian men’s cricket team coach Ravi Shastri appears to be amusing the Twitterati, especially meme-makers in India, after the International Cricket Council (ICC) called on netizens, asking them to caption it.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:11:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will be informed about the appeal of his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, to pardon an Israeli woman sentenced to 7.5 years in Russia for drug smuggling, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:07:00 +0300
Whether Holyrood does apply pressure on their Washington counterparts or not, Scotland's role in the US' long-running torture program isn't a matter of debate.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:05:52 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - One-third of UK citizens believe that right-wing terror groups pose a major threat to their nation, but the biggest perceived security threat is Islamic terrorists, a study, conducted by the YouGov pollster and published on Monday, revealed.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:03:43 +0300
In July 2017, First Daughter Ivanka quit her namesake apparel business, formally taking on a White House role in which she has been granted a security clearance and needs to comply with ethics regulations, unlike when she first tried her hand at the administration as an unpaid federal employee.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:45:20 +0300
“It’s gonna be amazing, it stops my heart”, Musk said last year when he was questioned about Tesla’s new project. He also opened up about the truck’s design, saying it will look like a futuristic cyberpunk pickup truck from the Blade Runner movie. Now it seems Tesla's plans have changed.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:31:37 +0300
The tanker, belonging to the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), was hit by two missiles around 100 kilometres from the Saudi city of Jeddah on 9 October as it was sailing through the Red Sea. Tehran has vowed to investigate the incident and give an \"appropriate response\" once the attacker is determined.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:30:00 +0300
Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament until 14 October in late August in an attempt to push the UK withdrawal from the European Union by the 31 October deadline, with or without a deal.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:28:44 +0300
Russian President Vladimir Putin paid an official visit to Saudi Arabia on 14 October, which marked his first visit to the Kingdom in twelve years.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:27:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s Ministry of Home Affairs had denied the presence of Daesh (Islamic State) in the country for many years, maintaining that peace-loving Indian Muslims would not get involved with the terror organization. Since the second half of 2018, however, a large number of suspects linked to Daesh have been arrested across India.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:23:42 +0300
RAMALLAH (Sputnik) – Israeli forces arrested the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) Jerusalem governor, Adnan Ghaith, and the Fatah's party Secretary-General in Jerusalem, Shadi Matour, on Monday morning, the Palestinian Prisoners and Editors’ Affairs Authority stated.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:19:42 +0300
Although in most of their public appearances, mother Hillary and daughter Chelsea, seem to be doing their best to present a united liberal front, demonstrating how similar their train of thought is, there seems to be something they don’t quite see eye to eye on – a “woman” with a penis.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:14:24 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Investigators identified six people who are suspected of using violence against law enforcement officers during the July riots in Moscow, Russian Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:09:54 +0300
Without a hint of irony one of the stars of the Biased Broadcasting Corporation, Nick Robinson, says that when Boris Johnson uses Twitter or Facebook to get his message out to the people he is using \"propaganda like a dictator\".

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:03:47 +0300
A 30-year-old former water polo star and Sports Illustrated model, Fiona Viotti, is said to have been romantically involved with an 18-year-old final-year pupil. According to reports in the local media, he wanted to break up with her but the teacher threatened him on WhatsApp.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:58:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): An Indian minister has become the butt of jokes on social media for a remark saying that giving votes to India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would mean \"a nuclear bomb has been automatically dropped on Pakistan\".

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:57:43 +0300
While the beauty industry remains highly unregulated in the UK with underqualified practitioners offering their services to the public, an increasing number of schoolgirls are now going to surgical clinics to look more like social media influencers.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:47:43 +0300
Relations between Iran and the US have hit bottom after President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew his country from the Iran nuclear deal in May 2018, slapping Tehran with a series of tough banking and energy sanctions.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:40:22 +0300
Funny dogs with thick all-white coats impervious to cold have recently become very popular on social media platforms as those little furballs are incredibly adorable.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:36:00 +0300
Renationalisation costs would equal total taxes collected in a year from taxpayers, as well as a year of Health and Social Care spending, at £141bn and education, or £69bn in total, according to the UK-based think tank.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:32:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): No one will help India remove Pakistan from its equation with the rest of the world if New Delhi does not do so itself, according to a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA).

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:59:00 +0300
The Queen is the head of state in Britain and every year it is a tradition for the monarch to read out the programme of her government. This year there is speculation about whether the Queen’s Speech will be rejected by MPs.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:55:36 +0300
France and Germany have previously restricted the sale of weapons to Ankara, criticising Turkey for its offensive against Kurdish-led militia in northern Syria.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:54:18 +0300
In phase 1 of the trade deal, POTUS reported that Beijing and Washington agreed on currency exchange, technology transfer, as well as the purchase of up to $50 billion worth of US agricultural goods by China. The agreement, which is to be further elaborated, is hoped to mend trade ties between the world’s two top-producing and earning economies.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:50:01 +0300
Riyadh seeks to create its own nuclear power plant with two reactors, which will produce from 2 to 3.2 gigawatts of electricity to satisfy the country's demand for electric power.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:47:23 +0300
Former American actress Meghan Markle has been under scrutiny since she started dating Queen Elizabeth’s grandson, whom she married in 2018. This year has been marked by a number of scandals, including a legal battle against a media empire for publishing the Duchess’ letter to her estranged father and criticism for flying private jets.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:47:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): China recently expressed security concerns for its workers in Pakistan’s port city of Gwadar in Balochistan, who were the target of an attack by Baloch activists allegedly aiming to disrupt the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:44:43 +0300
US President Donald Trump has warned Turkey that Washington is ready to impose \"powerful\" sanctions over its offensive against Kurdish groups in northern Syria.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:39:32 +0300
According to police, a man passed through the security gates at the Interior Ministry's training centre in the Parisian suburban community of Lognes on Monday at around 8:30. An X-ray check revealed that the person was carrying a weapon, but he was able to mingle with the crowd before being apprehended.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:35:00 +0300
Extinction Rebellion commenced a two-week \"international rebellion\" on 7 October in an effort to force governments around the world to take action on the climate crisis.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:25:00 +0300
Figures provided to The Independent show the charity received 832 applications for housing grants from teachers in 2018, compared to 661 in 2017 and 498 in 2016. The figures available for January - September 2019 show the total already stands at 648.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:18:25 +0300
The US president earlier announced that he was working with the Congress to impose \"powerful\" sanctions on Turkey over its offensive in northern Syria, targeting Kurdish forces there. Ankara insists that the military operation is aimed at combating terrorist forces, threatening the country.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:13:19 +0300
Democratic Representative from Michigan Rashida Tlaib earlier said that the Democrats were considering jailing Trump administration officials who do not comply with congressional subpoena calls in the ongoing impeachment inquiry, prompting a wave of criticism.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:06:23 +0300
Numerous telescopes are constantly monitoring thousands of asteroids in our solar system, some of which could pose a threat if their paths cross Earth’s. However, sometimes even this system of observation misses potential threats, as was the case with the Chelyabinsk meteor in 2013.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:01:35 +0300
US Democrats have recently intensified efforts to impeach Trump for allegedly asking Kiev to probe Former Vice President of the US Joe Biden and his son Hunter’s business dealings in Ukraine.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:59:08 +0300
Researchers at the Siberian Federal University (SFU) and the University of Granada (Spain) have created software that combines the grace of natural forms such as leaves and mollusc shells with an economical approach to construction.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:50:16 +0300
During his recent Sunday Service at George Washington University the star delighted his fans when he disclosed the release date of his long-awaited album and made another significant announcement.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:48:24 +0300
The Queen's speech marks the first such address by the monarch since 21 June 2017. This year's address is expected to outline Britain's legislative agenda for the upcoming year.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:48:17 +0300
President Donald Trump is currently facing an impeachment investigation launched last month by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. He is accused of pressuring his Ukrainian counterpart Zelensky to probe alleged corruption by Joe Biden's son.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:44:33 +0300
The British monarch is delivering her speech after a prorogation that was requested by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a bid to lead the country out of the bloc under any circumstances – including a no-deal scenario.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:43:09 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s federal government is under fire for the national economy's performance, which is in a downward slide. The US credit rating agency Moody’s has adjusted its forecast for the Gross Domestic Product or GDP, a benchmark indicating the health of the economy, to 5.8 per cent, down from an earlier prediction of 6.2 per cent.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:36:41 +0300
The visit comes as part of Putin's tour to the Middle East that is expected to wrap up on 15 October in the United Arab Emirates.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:29:39 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s federal home ministry reportedly ordered the adoption of new anti-UAV mechanisms to neutralise the recent threat of drones used for weapons drops near the border with Pakistan.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:19:13 +0300
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan earlier emphasised the country’s determination to persist with a military campaign against the Kurds and Daesh* remaining in the area “no matter what anyone says”, calling on Turkey’s NATO allies, some of whom have pulled military exports to Ankara, to assist in their battle against militants.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:19:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Known for gobsmacking her millions of fans with her acting in various Bollywood flicks, Indian-American actress Priyanka Chopra also has a great taste for music.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:01:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s national security adviser highlighted the issue at a time when media have criticised security agencies for arresting people who, after years in custody, have been acquitted in terror cases.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:57:53 +0300
After months of unsuccessful talks, Washington and Beijing have finally achieved some progress, agreeing on a so-called \"Phase One\" accord on trade, covering US concerns regarding the manipulation of exchange rates and China's purchases of American agricultural products.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:51:20 +0300
The 2019 prize amount is 9 million Swedish kronor ($915,300). The economics prize is a later addition to the five awards founded in the will of Swedish dynamite tycoon Alfred Nobel, established by the Swedish central bank and first awarded in 1969.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:34:50 +0300
The New York Times previously claimed that the Russian Air Forces had bombed several hospitals in Syria back in May. The newspaper said that local journalists had filmed the bombing and proved the incident via a radio recording of a ground controller giving the coordinates of the facility to the pilots.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:29:48 +0300
Last Wednesday Turkey launched \"Operation Peace Spring\", pledging to drive Daesh* terrorists and US-backed Kurdish fighters from the north of Syria, which resulted in an escalation of tensions in the region. Ankara's move has been widely criticised by the international community.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:26:29 +0300
The pop star's body was reportedly found by her manager at her house at 3.20 pm in South Korea’s Gyeonggi province.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:19:00 +0300
In October 2017 Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative journalist and blogger, was killed by a car bomb in Malta. Three men have been charged with her murder but Manuel Delia, co-author of a new book on the case, says there are several suspects for who ordered the assassination.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:13:25 +0300
Operation Peace Spring launched on Wednesday, as previously announced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish leader intends to rid northeastern Syria of Kurdish militants and Daesh* fighters, to create a safe zone in the region and relocate Syrian refugees to the area.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:09:27 +0300
Join George Galloway on the new home for the Mother of All Talk Shows - this week we delve into the US international politics, Epstein's case and Yugoslavia 20 years on.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:58:01 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The consortium led by RDIF holds a 23% stake in Alium, with Sistema and VTB Bank holding 26.3% and 38.5% respectively. The holding has a diversified product portfolio of 200 pharmaceuticals. The production capacity of the merged company is based on the four facilities in Moscow and the Moscow region.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:57:57 +0300
RIYADH (Sputnik) - Saudi Aramco may conduct an initial public offering (IPO) in October, Chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan said on Monday.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:50:24 +0300
The YouTube star finally spoke about an incident in which a young woman threw her pet over her shoulder during a livestream.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:47:32 +0300
This is not the first time a fire has erupted in the Veera Desai area of Andheri in Mumbai, infamous for its congested traffic and chaos.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:40:59 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India had earlier enacted a statute to make instant divorce by Muslim men via triple “talaq” illegal. The punishment for such divorces can be prison terms of up to three years and liability to pay maintenance to the wife.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:32:33 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Last month, the Indian Prime Minister became one of the most followed world leaders on Twitter with 50.7 million followers, a little behind President Trump, who has 65.7 million followers.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:17:03 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s apex court is expected to give its verdict on a fiercely contested land ownership case between two communities, regarding land which Hindus believe to be the birthplace of Lord Ram, one of the incarnations of the Hindu Trinity Lord Vishnu.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:16:39 +0300
With more than 50 commercial 5G contracts in 30 countries around the world now, the Chinese tech giant is not only receivng huge financial inflows but dealing with security threats targeting the company’s confidential information about technology.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:16:13 +0300
The initial reports about an Iranian oil tanker, the Sabiti, falling victim to two missiles launched from Saudi Arabia were later dismissed as incorrect, although the company owning the vessel confirmed there had been some damage inflicted on the tanker as it sailed across the Red Sea.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:05:41 +0300
According to the Russian Defence Ministry, 12,000 servicemen, 213 launch facilities, strategic aviation, and surface vessels will take part in a three-day military exercise that kicks off on Tuesday.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:04:56 +0300
Despite being the world's largest provider of mobile networks, Huawei has been designated as a security threat by several countries, including the US.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:35:56 +0300
The announcement comes as the Queen is set to deliver an address to the Parliament in which she is expected to highlight Brexit-related legislation in the lead-up and in the wake of Britain's pullout from the EU.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:27:02 +0300
Citizens that supported secession from Spain visit a rally called by the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) earlier this month to commemorate the second anniversary of the region's unauthorised independence referendum

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:15:58 +0300
A referendum on Scottish independence from the UK took place in 2014, but only 45% of people supported Scotland leaving the union at that time. With the future of Great Britain within the EU still up in the air, Scotland’s leading party, SNP, headed by Nicola Sturgeon believes that the time for a second ballot on Scottish independence has come.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:32:51 +0300
In his autobiography “Me”, the 72-year-old singer asserted the late King of Pop couldn’t cope with adult company at all.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:27:17 +0300
Ankara launched \"Operation Peace Spring\" last Wednesday, vowing to drive Daesh* terrorists and US-backed Kurdish fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) out of northern Syria, resulting in an escalation of tensions in the region.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:02:40 +0300
With a new legislative season approaching, the Queen’s Speech is set to soon enter the limelight, but it’s not the monarch’s solemn appearance at the House of Lords that is attracting speculation but whether Johnson has indeed put the burning Brexit agenda into Elizabeth II’s address.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:00:00 +0300
It still remains unclear whether Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party or the opposition will grab the most seats in the upper house of parliament - the Senate.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:30:00 +0300
Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin announced earlier this year that Russia and Saudi Arabia had created a space cooperation programme under which the two sides floated the idea of Moscow sending a Saudi astronaut into space for a short-duration flight.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:02:26 +0300
The official, who was appointed in September, became the target of a corruption probe into his family's irregular investments and treatment of his children during the university admissions process.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 08:02:13 +0300
While Sweden's Jewish diaspora numbers some 20,000 members, and Yiddish is one of the country's official minority languages, local Jews have been increasingly complaining about rising anti-Semitic sentiment.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:30:00 +0300
Even the happiest and most energetic dogs can sometimes get tired and bored, so they have to figure out ways to do something entertaining in order to avoid depression, but without running or jumping. Trying to catch its own tail is a perfect option for almost every pup in such a situation.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:55:00 +0300
The Turkish military offensive against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria - dubbed 'Operation Peace Spring' - continues unfolding in its sixth consecutive day with more civilian casualties reported.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:37:13 +0300
The video is a doctored version of the infamous Kingsman church scene, praised for its supreme camera work and criticized for its extremely graphic content.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:53:36 +0300
Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno on Sunday initiated negotiations with leaders of Ecuador's indigenous peoples to end nationwide protests.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:40:19 +0300
The Syria pullout by the Trump administration has angered both parties in both chambers of the US Congress, and now lawmakers are preparing to bury the president under bills and resolutions condemning the move, while slapping sanctions on Ankara over its invasion of Kurdish-controlled northern Syria.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:17:11 +0300
This Sunday, the Naval forces of the United States celebrate their 244th birthday. In 1972, almost 200 years after its establishment, Admiral Elmo Zumwalt designated 13 October as the US Navy's official founding date.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:42:59 +0300
Tiffany Trump, the only daughter of Donald Trump and Marla Maples, turned 26 on Sunday.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:32:23 +0300
Unceasing unrest continues to hit Hong Kong, a Chinese special administrative region and one of Asia's largest financial hubs. On Sunday, as demonstrations sprawled across 18 districts of Hong Kong, another instance of violence was reported.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:24:22 +0300
The US military sought to take custody of some 50 imprisoned Daesh “high-value” members and relocate them for prosecution, but the Kurds have refused to hand them over. In the meantime, an estimated 500-750 purported Daesh family members have escaped from a Kurdish detention camp during the Turkish invasion of northern Syria.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:12:30 +0300
As tensions rise in the Middle East and the Pentagon sends troop reinforcements to Saudi Arabia in wake of a September missile attack on Riyadh's oilfields, Iranian forces have revealed their readiness to act appropriately to any developments.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:59:09 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 11 people were killed and 74 injured in a Turkish airstrike on a convoy in northern Syria, Kurdish media reported Sunday.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:18:51 +0300
France suspended arms sales to Turkey on Saturday over Ankara's ongoing military incursion into the northern part of Syria, which was earlier condemned by the nation's president, Emmanuel Macron.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:14:12 +0300
Ecuadorian authorities earlier on Sunday temporarily lifted a curfew imposed amid ongoing protests in the Ecuadorian capital city of Quito.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 02:06:35 +0300
The impeachment inquiry was filed after a whistleblower complained that Trump asked the newly-elected Ukrainian president to probe whether the two Bidens had engaged in wrongdoings.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 01:39:54 +0300
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – The number of people, who were killed in the wave of ongoing protests in Ecuador, has risen to seven, while 1,340 more were injured, the ombudsman’s office said. According to earlier reports, five people were killed in the protests.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 01:17:14 +0300
James Comey vowed to devote the next year to removing Trump from power. After that, he admits he’d love to move on to something else.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 01:11:54 +0300
According to local media reports, six people were shot by an unknown gunman who opened fire in North Philadelphia.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:59:48 +0300
China's Commerce Ministry said earlier that negotiators from Beijing and Washington have achieved significant progress in various areas during the latest round of bilateral high-level trade talks in DC.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:49:23 +0300
According to the Boca Raton Police Department, at least one person was injured at the city's Town Centre Mall earlier on Sunday when an unidentified gunman opened fire in a store.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:14:51 +0300
Dozens of people on Sunday gathered in the vicinity of the White House in Washington DC to protest the Trump administration's stance on the ongoing Turkish military offensive in northern Syria.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:03:45 +0300
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - The restriction on movement of people in the Ecuadorian capital city of Quito amid ongoing protests has been temporarily halted, the command of the Ecuadorian Armed Forces said in a statement on Sunday.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:54:37 +0300
Movie star Woody Harrelson teamed up with Saturday Night Live’s Alex Moffat to poke fun at the former vice president, thoroughly roasting the latter.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:53:14 +0300
A gunman shot several people earlier on Sunday at the New England Pentecostal Ministries church in Pelham, New Hampshire, during a wedding ceremony.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:31:00 +0300
The event, which will be visited by representatives of the Russian government and leading multinational corporations, will hold discussions on the impact new technologies have on the economy and how nations and corporations can capitalise on the tech.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:14:47 +0300
WARSAW (Sputnik) - The ruling Polish Law and Justice (PiS) political party of Jaroslaw Kaczynski is currently the front runner in the parliamentary election race, with 42.6 percent of the vote, according to a Sunday Ipsos sociological lab exit poll.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:11:08 +0300
Trump's tweets have become one of the primary news makers in the US, alongside being the favored mode of expression for POTUS. The president has used the social media platform to blast political rivals and what he describes as “fake news”, make policy announcements and has consistently prompted social media storms.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 22:08:21 +0300
Kurdish-led authorities in the northern part of Syria have reached an agreement with the Syrian government in Damascus to deploy Syrian forces along the entire Turkish border to assist in repelling an ongoing military invasion by Damascus.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 22:06:56 +0300
Following the Pentagon's confirmation that its forces nearly came under Turkish artillery shelling in the vicinity of the Syrian city of Kobani, Ankara stated that it never intended to fire at American troops. US officials insisted that Turkey knew exactly where US forces were located at the time.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:51:30 +0300
While politicians, who are most impacted by the deepfake threat alongside celebrities, are trying to come up with legal means to prevent wrongdoers from using the technology, experts warn that the battle against such materials won’t be easy. At the same time, technologies for detecting the fakes seem to be lagging behind the ones that create them.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:38:39 +0300
MOSCOW, October 13 (Sputnik) - Tunisia is holding the second round of the presidential election on Sunday. The first round of the vote was held on September 15, but none of the candidates gained the absolute majority needed to win the race.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:19:23 +0300
In light of Turkey’s looming military operation, the US announced the decision to withdraw the majority of its troops from northern Syria, which could otherwise have ended up in crossfire between Turkish forces and Kurds. Apparently, however, not all troops were pulled back from the Turkish border.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:18:03 +0300
Earlier this year, Airbus decided to end production of its iconic A380 model by 2021 due to low demand, as the company has delivered only 234 aircraft out of the projected 1,200 over the course of 14 years.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:14:23 +0300
Katharine Gun is now in the spotlight again, but this time not for exposing classified information. A film discussing illegal US activities prior to the 2003 invasion of Iraq premiered in London this week.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:00:31 +0300
Over 10 years ago, Saudi Arabia spent millions of dollars to build several economically important cities across the kingdom in order to diversify its economy and move away from its heavy reliance on natural resources, with a new initiative aiming to accomplish this goal.

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