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Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:39:24 +0300

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:35:22 +0300
Not a month goes by without news of Hollywood Star Johnny Depp and his defamation suit against his former wife Amber Heard. His legal team said Depp will comply with the court order, as it could unveil what happened during their short marriage.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:25:43 +0300
Canada's PM Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party lost their overall majority in Canada's Federal Parliament in Ottawa, in the 21 October elections but remained the largest party with a plurality of the votes cast, and now will seek coalition partners to stay in power.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:15:47 +0300
SOCHI (Sputnik) - Russia is a “strong partner” who is welcomed to invest in Africa and help cover the continent’s needs totalling $2.1 trillion, the president of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Benedict O. Oramah, stated.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:12:13 +0300
In proposing to expand foreign influence in northern Syria, German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, apparently mixed up the concepts of protection zone and safe zone. Otherwise, a safe zone would be contrary to international law and the German Basic Law, retired Air Force General Harald Kujat explained.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:11:09 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Rather than creating a real hurdle, US sanctions against Huawei have motivated the Chinese tech giant to move toward greater self-reliance by creating a new mobile platform and promoting innovative initiatives, Huawei Vice President and Chief Digital Transformation Officer Edwin Diender said.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:06:11 +0300
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday invited the leaders of France, Germany and the United Kingdom to meet on the Turkish side of the Syrian border or in Istanbul to discuss outlooks for NATO.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:44:34 +0300
After her husband Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce this August, the 26-year-old singer and actress seems to be enjoying her new single life, reportedly diving into a new romance with Australian singer Cody Simpson. She is not forgetting to keep her fans updated about “the new her” on social media either, even if it means breaking the nudity ban.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:35:38 +0300
The FBI investigation into alleged ties between Trump campaign officials and Russia eventually evolved into the Mueller probe, which concluded that no such conspiracy ever existed. Trump blasted the FBI for spying on his campaign, claiming that he had been targeted by former President Barack Obama's administration.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:13:50 +0300
Quantum computers, if they are adapted for a use outside laboratories, can be used to achieve breakthroughs in such spheres as machine learning, materials science and chemistry, but it can also pose a security threat, since it's widely considered that such computers will be able to crack any encryption in no time.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:12:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): After Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech in which he pitched population control, some states in India are actively working on a two-child-limit policy to keep the population under check

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:06:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): A notorious poacher who has a bizarre obsession with eating sloth bears penises after killing them has been arrested again after absconding for six years.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:01:00 +0300
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, will call a general election if the European Union agrees to delay Brexit until January. Mr Johnson has said a Brexit with the UK outside of the customs union would allow Britain to arrange free trade deals with countries like the United States.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:54:59 +0300
Donald Trump has built a massive empire under his name which includes hotels, buildings and golf resorts, with two NY ice rinks among the oldest properties in the US president’s business.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:53:04 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Despite being arch-rivals, both countries have maintained their years-long tradition of exchanging sweets and greeting each other on independence days and festive occasions like Diwali. Current tensions that ensued after the repeal of Kashmir’s special status have gradually started souring traditional relations.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:38:40 +0300
Red State claimed that the congresswoman, who is the vice chair of the House Oversight Committee - which has been tasked with the impeachment inquiry, and her husband were involved in a three-way relationship with a female campaign staffer. The outlet also alleged that she had an affair with her legislative director, prohibited under House rules.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:32:32 +0300
The move comes as Boeing announced its withdrawal from the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent programme this summer, citing concern with the bidding process.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:31:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): A viral wedding invitation supposedly from one of Bollywood’s most talked-of couples – Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor – became the talk of the town for many movie buffs on Indian social media, before it was revealed as a prank.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:30:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India will continue to pursue policies commensurate with its geographic and human potential in spite of operating in an increasingly difficult international environment, a former diplomat has said.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:29:30 +0300
Brexit is in purgatory after Parliament’s two controversial votes on Tuesday. With eight days left the British public seems to have decided to take action and wants to take matters into its own hands.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:29:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): On the sidelines of the G-7 Summit in France, US President Donald Trump during his meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that Kashmir is India’s internal matter and doesn’t require any intervention by the US.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:25:21 +0300
According to preliminary data, a truck that was found by the police earlier in the day reportedly came from Bulgaria and crossed the UK border on 19 October.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:22:32 +0300
Though she rarely puts on makeup, this time the young acting diva sported a rather heavy done up look, which, however, hardly stood a chance of distracting millions of prying eyes from the rest of her body.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:07:09 +0300
In February, the alliance signed a protocol on North Macedonia's accession to the military bloc which was ratified by 21 member states. US Envoy to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said in June that the Balkan country could become an alliance member as early as December. However, the talks on the issue were postponed.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:00:00 +0300
You’ve either got to be a really good dancer or a totally detached person if you don’t envy this pup’s dancing skills!

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:58:36 +0300
Russian military police deployed in the Syrian province of Aleppo have started patrolling northeast of the town of Manbij, a representative of the military law enforcement branch told reporters earlier in the day.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:58:00 +0300
The white paper, which was revealed at the 2019 Globe Mobile Broadband Forum in October, saw four industry leaders weigh in on the benefits of 5G in the shipping container industry via a 'Smart Port' white paper.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:55:00 +0300
The findings also indicate 61 percent of musicians feel they’re more at risk because they work on a freelance basis, with just 19 percent saying the contracts they work under include policies or procedures to deal with incidents of sexual harassment.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:48:44 +0300
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - NASA has found no trace of the Indian lunar lander, dubbed Vikram, in the images captured during its Moon orbiter's latest flyby of the lunar region where the lander made a hard landing on 7 September, Project Scientist for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission Noah Petro said.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:48:31 +0300
UK lawmakers voted by a slim majority on 22 October to endorse Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill in principle, in what is the first major victory for him in Parliament.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:43:47 +0300
SEOUL (Sputnik) - Sweden hopes for the resumption of working-level nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea, and plans to soon invite the sides to hold a meeting in Stockholm, Kent Harstedt, the Swedish special envoy for Korean Peninsula affairs, said on Wednesday.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:41:46 +0300
SOCHI, Russia (Sputnik) - Russia's Lukoil and Saudi Aramco are discussing opportunities for cooperation on the African continent and elsewhere, Vagit Alekperov, the president and CEO of the company, said on Wednesday.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:41:12 +0300
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - India has cut down its defence exports to Turkey, including explosives and detonators, due to Ankara's growing military cooperation with Islamabad, with whom New Delhi has had a decades-long strained relationship, the Economic Times reported, citing sources.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:40:00 +0300
Pre-university students from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI in Moscow have created sneakers that can give directions, count a person's steps and tally the number calories burned, the university’s press service said.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:33:24 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Heavy downpour in the last few days has battered many States in Southern India, with Karnataka the worst affected.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:28:07 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The lander of India’s second lunar probe, Chandrayaan-2 lost contact with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s earth station minutes before the scheduled time for soft-landing on the Moon’s South Pole on 7 September, crashing the hope of making space history.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:27:42 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): \"XXX: Return of Xander Cage\" star Deepika Padukone will share space on the screen with her ex-crush Ranbir Kapoor for the first time since marrying actor Ranveer Singh.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:11:12 +0300
SOCHI (Sputnik) - In the morning of Wednesday, African leaders attending the inaugural Russia-Africa summit gathered in a park in Sochi to plant trees as a symbol of a deep-rooted friendship between their countries and Russia.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:08:45 +0300
Donald Trump has previously referred to his daughter Ivanka and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as the “Beauty and the Beast”, something which was seemingly appreciated by both, who are now heading to the state of Kansas together.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:04:38 +0300
The meeting comes as part of presidential adviser Ivanka’s policy agenda aimed at delivering on the “Pledge to America’s Workers” - a Trump administration initiative to cater to the needs of American employees.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:04:26 +0300
SOCHI, Russia (Sputnik) - Russia has completed its delivery of SU-30K fighter jets to Angola, Dmitry Shugaev, the director of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, said on Wednesday.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 12:56:17 +0300
According to a lawsuit, Rosario Dawson, who is dating Democratic Presidential candidate Cory Booker, stepped on Dedrek Finley’s hand and restrained him in order to help her mother, who was allegedly beating the man.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:52:40 +0300
Seoul and Pyongyang discussed at length the prospects of re-starting joint economic projects last year, until renewed political tensions in the area, exacerbated by the South’s joint military exercises with the United States and the North’s nuclear missile tests, brought about a new chill in mutual relations.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:50:25 +0300
SOCHI (Sputnik) - Zimbabwe does not seek to buy military equipment from Russia but is interested in defence industry cooperation, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:49:01 +0300
Russia and Turkey secured a $2.5 billion agreement on the delivery of S-400 air defence systems to Turkey in late 2017, with deliveries beginning in July. The decision prompted Washington to suspend Ankara’s participation in the F-35 fifth-generation stealth fighter programme.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:47:51 +0300
This is not the first time the aircraft of this type have approached the Russian border. In March, a B-52H performed a simulated bombing of a Russian naval base in the Baltic Sea, while two other bombers flew over the Kaliningrad region. The incident forced the Russian military to dispatch its fighter jets into the sky.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:46:35 +0300
Essex police were called by the ambulance service shortly before 1:40 a.m. BST (12:40 a.m. GMT) following the horrific discovery at Waterglade Industrial Park on Eastern Avenue, Grays, the Huffington Post reported citing police.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:23:02 +0300
Tensions have been running high between Washington and its European allies since the US imposed tariffs on European goods, worth more than $7 billion for providing illegal subsidies to Airbus. In mid-November, President Trump is expected to announce whether he will impose extra duties on cars coming from the EU.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:21:38 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): A ‘pro-freedom’ rally in Pakistan-administered Kashmir to protest against the invasion of Pakistani troops in the region 72 years ago, turned violent on Tuesday.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:12:28 +0300
A Turkish offensive launched on 9 October came to a halt last Thursday following an agreement by Washington and Ankara for a 120-hour armistice. The ceasefire officially terminated on Tuesday evening.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:07:03 +0300
The bitter, though non-face-to-face, exchange was triggered by Hillary Clinton’s message that Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard was being “groomed by Russians” as a third-party 2020 presidential candidate, which spawned backlash not only from Democrats but Republicans alike.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:06:34 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian government is set to devise policies to regulate social media, citing the threat to individual privacy rights and the nation’s security.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:06:22 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): A Pakistani minister has landed in hot water after he took aim at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:52:35 +0300
Police intervention has been underway since the morning of 23 October in Saint-Raphael, in Var, southern France, Le Parisien reported citing the national police.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:45:00 +0300
Since winning the 2016 presidential election Donald Trump has been facing intensified criticism from US citizens, accusing the president of allegedly having ties with Moscow, abusing his power, and choosing the wrong political course.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:38:25 +0300
The two-day event, co-hosted by Russia and Egypt, is being attended by over 3,000 representatives of African businesses.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:35:55 +0300
Niger's Foreign Minister Kalla Ankourao previously stated that his country is planning to ink a helicopter delivery contract with Russia in October. According to Ankourao, the aircraft will be used to fight the Boko Haram terrorist organisation.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:19:18 +0300
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier stated that the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) need to maintain freedom of action against Iran and the Lebanon-based movement Hezbollah, which Israel considers to be its main foes in the region.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:13:00 +0300
While women on average have better grades at school, they tend to be outperformed by men on the college test, which the organisation Liberal Students ascribed to a “higher cognitive ability”. Yet they've still advocated for the test's abolition, despite the fact that women already outnumber men at Swedish colleges.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:00:24 +0300
Since last week several outlets have claimed that White House acting Chief of Staff Mulvaney has been facing an internal threat of ouster, following his failure to produce a clear strategy in dealing with a whistleblower complaint and ongoing impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:00:00 +0300
Digital economy development is intrinsically linked to cybersecurity, and the risks of data leaks, hacking of systems and theft of funds are growing every year, the CEO of an international cybersecurity firm has revealed.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:45:48 +0300
Russia's advanced T-14 Armata tank, first unveiled to the public in 2015, is a next-generation combat vehicle that has an unmanned remote-controlled turret, while the crew is protected by an armoured capsule. Its weapons include a 125-mm smooth-bore cannon and a 7.62-mm remote-controlled machine gun.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:41:19 +0300
The UK press provided broad coverage of the tumultuous day at Westminster yesterday, with editors’ creativity going as far as mentioning the Bonfire night and Guy Fawkes’ botched plot. Yet, whatever the “purgatory” that Brexit is going through, the recurrent motif is that Parliament is preventing the “historic” deal from happening.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:33:23 +0300
Days before Turkey launched its operation in Syria on 9 October, the United States announced its intention to pull out its military service members from the country. The move has been widely condemned as a “betrayal” of the US-allied Kurds.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:32:33 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Valentina Shvartsman - Israel is facing the possibility of a third early election following PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s failure to form a government, as his more centrist rival, Blue and White alliance chairman Benny Gantz, seems to similarly lack any chances to seal a coalition deal if the status quo remains, experts stated.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:20:13 +0300
SANTIAGO (Sputnik) – Police have used tear gas and water cannons against protesters who remained in the streets of Chile’s capital amid a curfew, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:19:37 +0300
Jessica Yaniv, who has yet to undergo sex reassignment surgery, has filed more than a dozen lawsuits against beauticians in recent years, forcing some of them out of business. In one case, she sought more than $15,000 thousand in damages.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:08:48 +0300
The survey showed a marked generation gap in attitudes towards immigration. While younger people generally tend to be more positive, older people are clearly more negative.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 08:23:48 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian government envisions a future in which police from across the country’s 29 states and seven union territories will have access to a single, centralised database.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 08:18:44 +0300
Pentagon Chief Mark Esper has been paying unofficial visits to Middle Eastern countries since 18 October. He will reportedly get updates on the current operations in the region and then will head to the NATO ministry in Brussels where he will meet with his Turkish counterparts and discuss the campaign to defeat the Daesh* terrorist group.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 08:02:15 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A soyuz spaceship will be customised for a tourist trip to the International Space Station (ISS) so that one person may pilot it rather than a three-person crew, Sergei Krikalev, executive director for human spaceflight at Russia's space agency Roscosmos, said.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 07:46:17 +0300
MANBIJ, Syria (Sputnik) - The Russian military police deployed in the Syrian province of Aleppo have begun patrolling northeast of the town of Manbij, a police representative told reporters.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 07:30:00 +0300
The tiny golden retriever is being given truly royal treatment - which it seems to be taking for granted.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 07:00:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Some 27 people were detained during Monday's protests in Bolivia, in the aftermath of the presidental election, the country’s Public Prosecutor’s Office announced.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 06:39:47 +0300
The time-lapse image, a composite of 400 photos, reveals how earthly events seen from space reveal the glory of our planet.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 06:34:15 +0300
The embassy says its staff learned of the arrest from the media, adding that they were not notified by US authorities.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 06:19:51 +0300
In the ongoing fight against sexism and gender discrimination, new pockets of resistance are continually uncovered as even museums try to sneak a bit of inequality into their collections.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:53:51 +0300
The porn actress shared on social media photos and video of sensitive areas inside the New York Police Department, sparking outrage among police officers and brass, as well as netizens.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:24:00 +0300
SOCHI (Sputnik) - The inaugural Russia-Africa summit and business forum will commence on 23 October in the Russian southern resort city of Sochi, surrounded by high expectations regarding deepening political, economic and trade cooperation between Moscow and the countries of the continent.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:22:37 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia's new Angara-A5M carrier rocket is expected to be launched from the Vostochny space centre in 2024, the chief designer at the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Centre said.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:16:06 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has expressed great concern over the remarks made by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed regarding his country’s readiness to use force, if the need arises, in order to resolve disputes over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:03:00 +0300
Preliminary results for the Monday federal parliamentary elections showed Trudeau's Liberal Party leading in 158 districts out of 338, while the Conservatives lead in 122 districts. Bloc Quebecois, which supports a greater autonomy for the French-speaking province of Quebec, showed third, securing 32 districts.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 04:17:43 +0300
On Tuesday, House Democrats reported that US diplomat Bill Taylor gave “explosive” testimony on Trump-Ukraine relations, claiming that the envoy “drew a direct line” between Trump’s demand for an investigation into the Bidens and funds for US military aid. Republicans, however, said there was “nothing new” in the testimony.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 04:00:20 +0300
The President addressed the nation in the wake of the violent protests, and apologized for his failure to foresee the social crisis, as he announced a set of measures aimed to improve the economic and social situation.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 03:51:37 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Almagro has accepted the Bolivian government’s invitation to carry out an audit of the recent presidential election in the country, amid controversies over the results.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 03:50:00 +0300
MADRID (Sputnik) - Spain’s acting interior minister said in parliament on Tuesday that the situation in restive Catalonia was back under control, after thousands protested against convictions for separatists.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 03:45:53 +0300
As the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry continues behind closed doors, US President Donald Trump’s Twitter rants reached a new low on Tuesday after 45 ditched his routine rhetoric in favor of a more provocative and repugnant word.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 03:44:25 +0300
As the Chicago teachers’ strike gears up for its fifth day and more than 300,000 students remain out of school, negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and Chicago Public Schools remain at a standstill.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 03:21:51 +0300
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party lost the overall majority in Canada’s Federal Parliament in Ottawa in the elections on Monday but remain the largest party following the vote and are now looking for coalition partners to remain in power.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 03:14:22 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – There are no legal obstacles preventing Russian national Maria Butina from returning home to Russia, however, some issues with her departure from the United States could arise, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 02:39:25 +0300
Actor Henry Thomas, best known for his role as “Elliott” in the 1982 movie “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence earlier this week after cops caught him snoozing while parked in the middle of an intersection.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 02:11:30 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Vice President of Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal, Antonio Costas, is resigning amid controversies over the results of the presidential election.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 02:07:30 +0300
Russian President Vladimir Putin hammered out an agreement with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi Tuesday. While the deal temporarily gives Ankara its most basic goals in eastern Syria, Putin is likely gambling the Turks can’t afford a prolonged occupation and will withdraw of their own volition, an analyst told Sputnik.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 01:35:51 +0300
Security research hackers have developed third-party apps that can secretly listen to people’s conversations via Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 01:33:41 +0300
Following a negotiated settlement in Sochi earlier on Tuesday, Turkey's Defence Ministry has announced that its Operation Peace Spring is complete.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 01:13:57 +0300
A controversial political advertisement in San Francisco, California, has been removed from its billboard after community members and elected officials alike condemned the ad’s depiction of the city’s mayor.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 00:57:11 +0300
The Brexit saga continues; Liberals win in Canada: Catalonia protests continue as Spanish elections loom

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 00:29:43 +0300
US Military Academy officials are looking for cadet Kade Kurita, 20, who disappeared from the academy at West Point in New York on Friday with an M4 carbine assault rifle.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 00:25:12 +0300
The explosion occurred after two unidentified men played with and mishandled what appeared to be a hand grenade, according to witnesses.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 00:21:01 +0300
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Mark Sleboda, an international affairs and security analyst.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:49:53 +0300
France will exaime before the end of this week whether it will agree to a \"purely technical\" Brexit delay of a few days, but rules out any further extension beyond this period, Reuters reported citing a diplomatic source.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:35:00 +0300
US Air Force officials confirmed Tuesday that part of an MC-130 special mission aircraft that was found to be detached during an inspection on Friday has been found on a US military installation in Japan.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:29:36 +0300
The Chinese government reportedly intends to replace Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam with a new \"interim\" chief who will be expected to serve until the 2022 end of her term.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 23:21:27 +0300
The anonymous Trump administration insider who authored a New York Times article last year pledging to be “part of the Resistance” has written a behind-the-scenes, tell-all book on the real estate mogul’s government, to be published next month, the Washington Post reported.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:57:44 +0300
Chilean authorities on Monday said that they will impose a curfew in the coastal provinces of Valparaiso and Concepcion in response to mass protests against the government imposing transportation fees that increase of the cost of living, local media reported.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:42:28 +0300
On 17 October, Turkey and the US reached a 120-hour ceasefire agreement to allow Kurdish forces to leave the 'safe zone' imposed by Ankara in areas in northern Syria.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:27:16 +0300
SOCHI (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin informed Syrian President Bashar Assad in a phone call about the provisions of the Russia-Turkey memorandum of understanding on actions in Syria following talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:22:57 +0300
As anti-government protests persist in Hong Kong and foreign lawmakers push back against the exports of crowd-control supplies, the city’s police force recently tapped into a new and reportedly stronger supply source from mainland China.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:13:40 +0300
The resignation comes in the wake of two Boeing 737 Max crashes within the past 12 months, which killed 346 people.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:08:38 +0300
The violent protests have been ongoing in Spain’s secessionist region since 14 October sparked by the Spanish Supreme Court's ruling to sentence nine Catalan independence leaders to lengthy prison terms.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:07:45 +0300
In a budget speech before the South Korean National Assembly Tuesday, President Moon Jae In called for dramatic increases in state spending in an effort to boost the country’s slowing economy. Defense tops the budget increases, seeing a dramatic 7% hike.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:05:01 +0300
Speculation that the former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, who was beaten by Donald Trump, could dive into the 2020 race for the presidency has been fuelled by her remarks during a PBS News Hour interview. She said that she could defeat Donald Trump \"again\" if she decided to jump into a hypothetical run.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:04:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has been making waves online ever since announcing that she has set her foot in the beauty industry.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:00:00 +0300
What do you do with a pumpkin that weighs more than 900 pounds? You carve it and turn it into a working vessel, of course!

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:00:00 +0300
The government of Australia’s Queensland state announced Tuesday it will investigate the alleged mass mistreatment and slaughter of multiple prize-winning racehorses who were seen in secretly-recorded footage being tortured at an abattoir.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:59:25 +0300
Four people have died after contracting Legionnaires’ disease at a state fair that took place between September 6 and 15 in Fletcher, North Carolina.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:48:25 +0300
The POTUS has repeatedly slammed the ongoing impeachment proceedings against him as a \"witch hunt\", arguing that the Democrats have no evidence to substantiate their claims, but are still preventing him from being able to fully carry out his duties.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:31:00 +0300
Disgraced jihadi bride Shamima Begum, who traveled to Syria to join Daesh*, will launch an appeal against a decision by the UK government to revoke her British citizenship.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:27:56 +0300
The woman, whose internship at the White House when she was in her early 20s turned into one of the greatest sex scandals in US political history and ended with the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton, disappeared from the spotlight for more than a decade only to emerge as an anti-bullying activist just a few years ago.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:04:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Just days after international singing sensation Lady Gaga stormed Twitter with a tweet in the Sanskrit language, it has been revealed that she has also joined hands with veteran Bollywood music composer Bappi Lahiri for a song.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:04:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): People in India will soon be able to book their metro rides in the capital city of Delhi through Uber.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:48:00 +0300
Kim Kardashian remains one of the most influential and highly-paid TV personalities in the world, but her career path began with a sexual scandal back in 2007.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:21:33 +0300
The Oscar-winning actress portrayed the anchor, who parted ways with NBC News over “blackface” comments that were deemed racist, in the movie Bombshell, which is slated to premiere in December. The film gives an account of sexual harassment allegations against the former boss of Fox News, Roger Ailes.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:12:30 +0300
The scandalous Harlem-born rapper, who has been making headlines with her numerous online spats, revealed this summer that she is dating a man born and raised in Russia. It was he who gave her the idea for her new Slavic alias, she admitted.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:58:27 +0300
Ridgeway High School in Santa Clara, California, 80 kilometres (50 miles) north of San Francisco, has been locked down after reports of an active shooting, the Daily Mail reported.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:54:46 +0300
Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in the Russian city of Sochi to discuss an array of issues, with the situation in Syria and the Turkish military operation there expected to be the main topic of their conversation.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:53:50 +0300
The Turkish president earlier expressed hopes of reaching an agreement with Russia on the possible withdrawal of the Kurdish forces from the northern Syrian town of Manbij.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:48:20 +0300
The 43rd general election took place on 21 October in Canada's 338 constituencies, resulting in incumbent PM Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party winning the greatest number of seats in the country’s lower house of parliament. However, the party fell short of securing a majority and thus faces the prospect of having to form a minority government.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:35:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Amid persisting cross-border firing for the past many days, India has successfully carried out two tests of BrahMos surface-to-surface missiles from mobile launchers in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:11:32 +0300
SOCHI (Sputnik) - Talks between Russian and Turkish presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have been ongoing for over 5 hours at the Sochi residence of the Russian leader, it was reported on Tuesday.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:09:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Firecrackers are part of every celebration in India, especially the upcoming festival of lights, Diwali. Five days ahead of the holiday, the fireworks industry in India has been estimated to have annual sales of Rs. 20 billion ($242.2 million), a fourth of which is met through imports from China.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:00:00 +0300
Staggering, lacking coordination, stumbling- all things most of us have done after having a drop too much on a Friday evening. Well, it seems that goats don't mind getting hammered once in a while either. The question remains - what got them so high?

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:58:25 +0300
The Chilean capital has been rocked by protests for more than two weeks already since the government announced increase in public transport fares.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:54:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian traders are up in arms against e-commerce giants like Amazon and the multinational retail corporation Walmart, who have displaced tens of thousands of small local businesses.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:46:48 +0300
A five-day ceasefire was announced on Thursday following talks between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a US delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence in Ankara. The armistice, ending later today, aims to allow the Syrian Kurdish militia to pull out of a 20-mile border area.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:30:00 +0300
The Rusarc company was established in 2009 to increase the popularity of maritime tourism in Russia, attract public attention to Arctic environmental problems and develop the sport of yachting.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:27:15 +0300
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked MPs in the House of Commons to get behind his revamped Brexit deal, despite the fact that many parliamentarians have stated that not enough time remains to properly scrutinise it.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:18:39 +0300
In July, the Somali-born congresswoman, who has three kids and is a staunch critic of President Donald Trump and his tough immigration policies, was spotted holding hands with the mystery man as she walked out of a restaurant in Los Angeles.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:16:55 +0300
If crowded political rallies reminded you of preachers, addressing their flocks, the footage of the recent White House meeting could hardly come as a surprise; with the secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson starting it off with a prayer to thank the Almighty for one particular participant of the gathering.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:16:42 +0300
SOCHI (Sputnik) - Moscow and Ankara signed a loan agreement for the delivery of S-400 systems in December 2017. The deliveries kicked off in mid-summer. Turkey's purchase of Russia's S-400 prompted the US to suspend Ankara's participation in the F-35 joint strike fighter programme.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:16:37 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Tuesday meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the US withdrawal from northern Syria illustrates Russia’s rise as a Mideast power-broker at the expense of the United States, the Soufan Group said in a report on Tuesday.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:15:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): As India and Pakistan have been locked in severe trade and diplomatic rows over their complicated history and territorial disputes, a Pakistani minister has sent a wave of laughter among social media users with a goofy remark that he made at a press meet.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:14:17 +0300
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan outline Brett Kimberlin's history. Additionally, they explain the connections between the convicted felon and the Clintons.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:11:43 +0300
Ex-President Barack Obama has apparently been keeping himself busy since he left his top governmental post in January 2017. He not only travelled the US campaigning for Democrats ahead of last year’s midterms, but also engaged in a documentary project that would lay out his and Michelle’s ethos.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:09:06 +0300
The Late Show host thoroughly analysed the choice of comedians that Utah Senator Mitt Romney follows on his secret Twitter account, noting that his creative French-sounding pseudonym can’t help but trigger saucy associations.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:07:32 +0300
DownDetector site shows that no other social media programs, like Facebook or Instagram, were affected by the technological glitch.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:05:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): According to latest statistics by India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), as many as 32,559 rapes were reported in the country in 2017, which means 89 rapes per day and four rapes every hour.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:58:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Born Karenjit Kaur to a Sikh family in Canada, Sunny began her career in the adult film industry back in 2003 and then ventured into Bollywood in 2012 with actress and director Pooja Bhatt's erotic thriller “Jism 2”.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:34:00 +0300
Speaking to the New York Times, spokesperson for the Spanish hotel giant Juliane Voss said the developers were “aware of the history of the building” and there were plans for a memorial on the site in order to “send a positive signal to the city of Hamburg”.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:26:35 +0300
After years of debate and legal wrangles, the so-called Socialist government of Spain has decided to exhume the remains of the former Spanish fascist dictator, Francisco Franco, and relocate them from the grand and imposing mausoleum at the Valley of the Fallen complex to a cemetery near Madrid, where the Franco family have a crypt.

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