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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 03:03:08 +0300
He will deal with all the illegal migrants who have run to Canada due to Trump’s strict immigration policies.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:55:00 +0300
Russian Embassy staffers will visit Maria Butina on Thursday who is being held in Washington DC on charges of being a foreign agent, the Embassy said.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:48:06 +0300
The shop owner recognized the British actor almost instantly in spite of his heavy disguise.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:30:00 +0300
Wishbone, is that you?

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:45:45 +0300
A political action committee listed the banner on its website.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:41:00 +0300
The mass evacuation of thousands of people from two Syrian villages in the northwest of the country has begun, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:34:00 +0300
On Tuesday, Israel’s Parliament passed the so-called “Breaking the Silence” law, which bans nongovernmental organizations and other activist groups from entering Israeli schools and talking to students.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:26:00 +0300
The legislation was rejected because it mentioned same-gender couples as possible surrogate parents.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:21:00 +0300
With today being the 100th Birthday of former South African President Nelson Mandela; tributes will be paid around the world to this truly inspirational figure. Despite the progress South Africa has made since the apartheid era, the country still suffers from inequality, violence and poverty.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:19:45 +0300
American lawmakers opposed to US President Donald Trump are calling on the House Oversight Committee to subpoena the sole American in the room while Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held private talks in Helsinki, Finland: Trump’s translator.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:17:00 +0300
Turkey has lifted a state of emergency at 1 a.m. local time on Thursday (22:00 GMT Wednesday) that has been in place for two years since the 2016 failed coup, Anadolu news agency reported.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:13:54 +0300
An hour after a Twitter user alerted animal rights organization PETA on Tuesday to an incident in which a falcon tied to flammable material was sent from the Gaza Strip to Israel as a method of igniting fires, the group responded by saying that animals don't have allegiances to nations.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:35:00 +0300
“Baywatch” with a bark!

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:35:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump told CBS News in an interview aired Wednesday that he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:05:00 +0300
The Indian Navy is taking seriously an intelligence report warning that frogmen from the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad are seeking to attack Indian naval ships.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:50:00 +0300
Several people were injured and one reportedly killed in a series of blasts that rocked Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk late on Wednesday, the Rudaw media outlet reported, though there is no official casualty toll yet.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:41:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) interim report on the probe into the incident in the Syrian city of Douma has failed to clarify why the mission’s inspectors did not arrive on time to the site of the incident, Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Kinshchak said Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:37:17 +0300
An unidentified customer has been banned from a Texas steakhouse after leaving a server no tip and a racist message last weekend.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:26:00 +0300
The White House confirmed on Wednesday that the US Air Force has awarded Boeing $3.9 billion to \"design, modify, test, certify and deliver\" two flight-ready 747-8 Air Force One replacement planes.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:19:00 +0300
UK citizen Naaimur Rahman was convicted of terror offenses for scheming an assassination attack on UK Prime Minister Theresa May, media reported on Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:32:00 +0300
On Wednesday, Paris’ police chief urged women who were sexually assaulted after France’s World Cup win to report their cases to the police after many women shared such stories on social media.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:27:00 +0300
An art gallery based in Portland, Oregon, was hit with backlash this week after local residents called out the establishment for posting an illustration of US President Donald Trump being beheaded on its window.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:11:00 +0300
White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Moscow continues to pose a threat to the US electoral system.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:05:00 +0300
As Washington and Beijing are embroiled in a full-blown tariff war, some companies apparently have to adapt their business practices in order to avoid falling victim of an economic standoff between the two world powers.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:02:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Afghanistan's statement that Russia should apologize to the Afghan people for the decade-long Soviet military operation in Afghanistan \"raises nothing but surprise and bewilderment,\" Russian Foreign Ministry's Second Asian Department Director Zamir Kabulov told Sputnik on Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:00:00 +0300
I was as surprised as anyone last Friday, when just days before US President Donald Trump’s historic meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, special counsel Robert Mueller dropped an indictment against 12 Russian nationals claiming that they were Guccifer 2.0, the entity that took credit on June 15, 2016, for the hack of the DNC and DCCC.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:58:00 +0300
Four Alabama police officers have been suspended without pay Tuesday after a photo appeared in the Daily Mountain Eagle ‒ a newspaper servicing the Jasper, Alabama, area ‒ of them making an “OK” gesture with their hands, which some say looks like the letters “WP” for “white power.”

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:41:00 +0300
President Trump has come back from last week's NATO summit in Brussels armed with new questions about the possible dangers stemming from the NATO alliance's commitment to mutual defense.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:39:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) -The United Kingdom remains committed to doing business with Iran even despite the US decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, Keith Wellings, the director of the Department for International Trade in the UK Embassy in Tehran, said on Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:34:00 +0300
Mariia Butina, 29, pleaded not guilty in a Washington, DC, court Wednesday to two criminal allegations stating that the recent American University graduate conspired to, and did, act as an agent for the Russian government. She was denied bond and will remain in detention pending her next hearing.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:23:00 +0300
With the two key Brexit-related bills being debated in the House of Commons, this week is tough for UK Prime Minister Theresa May, who is trying to neutralize a rebellion on customs issues after the amendments were defeated in parliament. Sputnik discussed the current situation with Claire Hanna, SDLP* spokesperson on Brexit and finance.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:18:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump’s \"zero tolerance\" immigration policy earned him the ire of many US citizens who stage protests across the country, occupying space outside the offices of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:07:00 +0300
Hours after American University was placed on lockdown over reports of an armed intruder near the campus, the institution tweeted on Wednesday that it would be returning to normal operation as the campus was \"deemed secure.\"

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:54:00 +0300
Italian Maurizio Sarri, who unexpectedly replaced the Blues’ former manager Antonio Conte, has used his first press conference at Chelsea FC to downplay speculations about the Belgian midfielder moving to Real Madrid.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:50:00 +0300
The UK’s leading ethics body, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, said that modifying the DNA of a human embryo could be permitted if it serves the child’s best interest. The report called on further research into the safety and development of the implication. Sputnik discussed this with Dr. David King, the director of Human Genetics Alert.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:49:00 +0300
The \"closed administrative-territorial formation\" of Shikhany in the Saratov region, about 930 km southeast of Moscow, has been liquidated by presidential decree, with the town's restricted status to be lifted in six months' time.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:37:00 +0300
During his visit to the United Kingdom, US President Donald Trump met with the queen of England, Elizabeth II, as well as with UK Prime Minister Theresa May, amid mass street protests staged by Britons angry at the American leader.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:36:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A new draft law introduced in the US Senate would impose sanctions on Russian energy projects including Nord Stream 2 in a bid to protect the United States' allies, Senator Bill Barrasso said in a press release on Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:28:00 +0300
While his wife, Kim Kardashian, set foot in the White House and met the US president, her husband was destined to meet Kim Jong-un, who Trump had met during a historic summit in June. Dennis Rodman, a former NBA star, has revealed that he wants to take Kanye West to the isolated country to meet the DPRK's leader.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:17:00 +0300
During the liberation of southern Syria from terrorists, many Syrian military men were freed from captivity. Among them was a lieutenant colonel in the Syrian Army, Tharwan Said, who had been held captive by terrorists for more than four years.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:08:00 +0300
Washington rejected the EU appeal to grant exemptions from its sanctions against Iran. In a letter to the European nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Washington wants to exert maximum pressure on Iran. However, he added that the exemptions would only be made if they benefitted US national security.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:06:00 +0300
BEIJING (Sputnik) – China will adopt countermeasures to protect its interests and rights after the US decision to introduce tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday in a statement.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:52:00 +0300
India’s apex auditor body has started the scrutiny of a Rafale fighter jet deal worth 7.87 billion Euros amid allegations of financial misappropriation to the tune of $5.5 billion.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:50:00 +0300
Western efforts to isolate Russia have not been successful. This is what President Vladimir Putin told Fox News on Monday after talks with Donald Trump in Helsinki. When asked about the alleged Russian interference into American elections, Putin reiterated that the Russian probe had not discovered any trace of meddling whatsoever.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:45:00 +0300
Tehran and Damascus have repeatedly rejected allegations about Iran's military presence in Syria, pointing out that the Islamic Republic only sent military advisors in order to help the Arab country fight against Islamist extremism.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:34:00 +0300
Under the renegotiated contract, India will receive gas worth $25 billion in the next 20 years and nearly $1.5 billion worth of LNG will be bought from Russia every year.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:28:00 +0300
Madeleine Albright's remarks blasting the president over his performance in Helsinki are the latest in her long-running feud with Donald Trump.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:26:00 +0300
Anna Soubry has previously warned Prime Minister Theresa May that tensions over Brexit threaten to split both major parties and lead to a centrist third force in UK politics that favors remaining in the EU.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:23:00 +0300
In an attempt to fight animal cruelty, Lower Austria reportedly plans to introduce rules according to which kosher meat can only be sold to confirmed Jews. The speculated proposal evoked sharp criticism from the Jewish community, who fear for their privacy and religious freedoms.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:21:00 +0300
Since 2010, Police Liaison Officers have become a ubiquitous feature of demonstrations and other large-scale public events across the United Kingdom. Anyone who’s attended a protest over the course of the past decade has likely seen a PLO, perhaps even interacted with one - they’re distinguishable by their baby-blue bibs.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:18:00 +0300
President Trump backtracked from his comments about alleged election interference amid a backlash from Washington. He said he had misspoken on the alleged meddling, saying he meant to say that he saw no reason why Russia wouldn't have been involved. Radio Sputnik discussed this with Waddick Doyle, a professor at the American University of Paris.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:48:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Ambassador in Caracas Vladimir Zaemsky did not rule out on Wednesday in his comments to Sputnik that the United States might go beyond just threats and carry out a full-scale military intervention in Venezuela.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:44:48 +0300
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Helsinki to discuss a host of important geopolitical issues, including the strained relations between the two countries and alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election in the United States.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:43:00 +0300
According to representatives of Aramco, there was a fire in the storage of its refinery in the Saudi capital, which, however, has already been extinguished.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:21:00 +0300
An Indian court has observed that it is not necessary to look for injuries in a rape. Rape could also constitute a man forcing his wife to have sex through blackmail or by threatening financial constraints.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:18:00 +0300
Observing that repeated attempts are being made to weaken the multilateral system in an era of an anarchic global system, the prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, spoke exclusively to Sputnik on the need of strengthening multilateralism and the UN system to promote peace and prosperity in the world.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:57:37 +0300
The relations between Washington and Tehran have significantly deteriorated after President Donald Trump announced the US's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:57:00 +0300
The statement comes in response to videos and photos showing Jean-Claude Juncker leaving NATO headquarters in a wheelchair following a dinner, which raised questions whether he had a drinking problem.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:55:00 +0300
Moscow slammed the arrest of Maria Butina, a longtime advocate of gun rights in Russia, saying that the US was \"hunting\" for Russian citizens abroad.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:51:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said in a press release Wednesday that its technical assistance team had collected samples of a substance used in the Amesbury nerve agent attack in early July and would send them to two OPCW designated laboratories for analysis.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:38:00 +0300
Keith Morris, a 72-year-old retired locksmith from Hull in the north of England, was jailed for 18 years on Wednesday, July 18, at Leeds Crown Court. He was convicted on four counts of rape and four counts of sexual assault.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:37:00 +0300
Earlier, US media reported that Washington was mulling an inquiry into the national security implications of uranium imports as a way to shield US producers from global competition.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:17:00 +0300
Commenting on the arrest of Maria Butina on charges that she was an agent of the Russian government, the Russian ambassador to the US accused American intelligence agencies of \"hunting\" Russians abroad. Speaking to Sputnik, political commentator Joe Quinn explained why Butina's alleged activities may have touched a nerve among the US deep state.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:11:00 +0300
The UK Parliament heard on Wednesday that the Chequers agreement on the future of UK-EU relationship leaves Britain a rule taker.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:00:00 +0300
July 17 marked 100 years since the execution of Tsar Nicholas II and his family in Ipatiev's house in Yekaterinburg. Sputnik managed to meet and talk in Montevideo with Nicoletta Farace, the granddaughter of Ivan and the daughter of Ekaterina Ivanovna Romanova, the last descendant of the Russian royal family, born before the 1917 revolution.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:58:00 +0300
Earlier in July, Athens had decided to expel two Russian diplomats and ban two more from entering the country over alleged illegal actions that threatened the country's national security.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:50:00 +0300
The plane, constructed over 60 years ago, crashed near the South African capital ahead of a long-haul flight to the Netherlands.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:48:00 +0300
In a statement, Scotland Yard revealed its plans to move its investigation into the fire that left at least 80 people killed to a \"new phase.\"

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:44:17 +0300
The video of the National Democratic Party (NPD), previously accused of neo-Nazism and anti-Jewish sentiment, promotes a campaign for creating \"protection zones\" for their compatriots. The party states that the authorities fail to secure safety and effectively fight crime, often committed by migrants and foreigners.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:40:00 +0300
Russia’s Kalashnikov Concern has been hitting the headlines in Russia since its proposal to amend the national gun law to allow Russians to own up to 10 weapons per person. With some claiming it is only aimed at enlarging the legendary company's monopoly on the market, Sputnik decided to look into the somewhat unexpected side of its production.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:33:00 +0300
This is yet another warning of sharp price inflation on everyday goods in the UK as a direct result of Brexit.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:20:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Japan seeks to persuade other signatories of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement to increase common efforts in order to bring the accord into force in early 2019, the NHK broadcaster reported on Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:10:00 +0300
In the aftermath of the Chequers crunch meeting, two senior cabinet ministers resigned over disagreements with UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, raising the prospect of a parliamentary vote of confidence against the PM.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:02:14 +0300
Scores of individuals suspected of collaborating with the mafia were arrested across Italy in mid-June, part of the country's protracted efforts to rein in organized crime.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:02:00 +0300
The French star, well known for his playful behavior in public and for liking social media attention, has stolen the show yet another time amid reports about his desire to follow Cristiano Ronaldo and join Italian giant Juventus.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:55:00 +0300
The transatlantic relationship between the US and Europe been seriously strained in recent weeks amid an escalating trade conflict between the US and European countries.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:46:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Theresa May will head to the Irish border later this week for the first time since becoming UK prime minister and will deliver a speech focusing on Brexit, Sky News reported Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:38:00 +0300
Millions of Indians have stopped eating fish amid reports that high-level of cancer-causing formalin were traced in fish samples sourced from various coastal areas. Formalin is a chemical widely used to preserve bodies and prevent decay in mortuaries.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:31:00 +0300
According to media reports, doctors have confirmed that the victim was raped and said she had been unconscious for a long time due to an overdose of a still unknown substance.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:30:00 +0300
An unknown cyclist jumped over the peloton during the 10th stage of the Tour de France. A video of the incident was published on Twitter account @Mpora.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:30:00 +0300
Gorgeous fashion models strutted on catwalk as they presented the latest creations of popular swimwear designers at Miami Swim Week.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:29:00 +0300
A plastic surgeon with celebrity status in Brazil is on the run after a patient died hours after he injected her buttocks to make them bigger.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:18:00 +0300
The fighter jet was on a routine sortie and it took off from Pathankot Air Force Station at 12:20 p.m. At around 13:21 p.m., the jet crashed in the village of Mehra Palli under the Jawali police station in Kangra, according to the local police.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:14:00 +0300
According to CNN Turk, 16 drown, 30 missing and 105 rescued as a boat with migrants sinks near Northern Cyprus.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:11:00 +0300
Sources familiar with intelligence reports collected by the US, UK and other Western countries have made new vague claims about Russian plans to ramp up operations to destabilize Western governments.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:57:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Bavarian border police began patrolling the German-Austrian border on Wednesday, Markus Soeder, the minister president of Bavaria, said.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:53:05 +0300
US President Donald Trump met with the Queen of England Elizabeth II and UK Prime Minister Theresa May during his recent official visit to the United Kingdom, as thousands of Britons protested in the streets against his policies.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:30:00 +0300
The Labour Party has often been criticized for not doing enough to tackle anti-Semitism in its ranks, and some believe its revised guidelines on the matter still don’t go far enough.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:23:00 +0300
An angry mob of over 200 people lynched a Google software engineer, Mohammad Azam, on Friday, while three others, including a Qatari national, were injured over a WhatsApp-inspired rumor that labeled them as members of a gang of child kidnappers.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:15:00 +0300
Twelve young soccer players from a Thai team and their coach were rescued from the Tham Luang cave on July 8-10; they'd been trapped for over two weeks after the cave flooded as a result of heavy rains.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:06:00 +0300
Tehran is bracing for the fallout of renewed US sanctions following President Trump's pullout from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and has threatened to relaunch its uranium enrichment program if the nuclear agreement breaks down.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:02:57 +0300
In late June, the French-based aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus warned that a possible no-deal Brexit scenario would prompt the company to reconsider its long-term position in Britain, which may put its UK jobs at risk.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:02:00 +0300
The European Commission has decided to fine Google for 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) over \"illegal restrictions on the use of Android,\" European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager said Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0300
In the last session of the Prime Minister Question Time before the UK Parliament goes to recess for summer, Theresa May has addressed British politicians in the House of Commons.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:58:11 +0300
Today has to be the day that Boris Johnson steps up to the crease and bowls out Theresa May for the dead duck she is.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:55:00 +0300
Mara Martin triggered a media storm after strutting with her nursing baby in a golden bikini during the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit fashion show. According to her, the move was spontaneous, while its effect surprised her.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:50:00 +0300
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is a fierce critic of European migration policy. Budapest has repeatedly stressed the necessity to strengthen the protection of the EU’s external borders and to create migration transit centers outside the bloc.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:40:00 +0300
The Helsinki Summit meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin should have been hailed as a momentous event, considering the catastrophic state of US-Russia relations. But instead the US President Trump has been branded a traitor by the western media and political class, as John Wight and George Szamuely discuss.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:39:00 +0300
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Trade war based on the policy of unilateralism and internal political interests of one country has become the biggest \"confidence killer\" for the global economy, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:32:00 +0300
The former leader of National Action Chris Lythgoe, 32, was jailed for eight years on Wednesday, July 18, and Matthew Hankinson, 24, from Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, was jailed for six years.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:16:39 +0300
Another two men, one of them a British Army officer, are also facing charges with assisting unlawful migration.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:10:14 +0300
Last week, the British government scrapped its previous plans to maintain close cooperation with the EU in the financial sector after the UK's withdrawal from the bloc by March 2019.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:09:57 +0300
A spell of scorching dry heat has settled across Scandinavia, resulting in a historic wildfire outbreak in Sweden, with about 80 forest fires ranging across the country. The nation's deficient preparedness, however, has been attributed to \"bureaucracy and dumb greed.\"

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:08:00 +0300
The President of the European Commission was the latest target of Vladimir 'Vovan' Kuznetsov and Alexei 'Lexus' Stolyarov, a pair of Russian comedians and pranksters known for their telephone antics involving politicians worldwide.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:05:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow hopes that the project to link Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido with Russia’s Sakhalin via a road-and-rail bridge will eventually be implemented, Russian Ambassador to Japan Mikhail Galuzin told Sputnik.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:04:00 +0300
Major shake-ups in Californian politics; Milwaukee protestors targeted by law enforcement; the fallout from the Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:03:00 +0300
President Obama travels to South Africa to commemorate the 100th birthday anniversary of Nelson Mandela. What are the lessons learned? Is democracy becoming a thing of the past?

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:58:00 +0300
Controversial former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has broken rules governing how soon ex-ministers can take private sector jobs after leaving office, after failing to apply for permission from the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (ACOBA) to rejoin The Daily Telegraph as a columnist.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:58:00 +0300
On today's episode of \"Loud & Clear,\" Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Joe Lauria, the editor-in-chief of Consortium News and author of \"How I Lost, By Hillary Clinton,\" and Peter Kuznik, a professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:57:00 +0300
On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin attended his first face-to-face meeting with US President Donald Trump in Helsinki. They discussed the current state of bilateral relations along with pressing issues on the international agenda, as well as Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US election, as well as the situation in Syria.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:46:21 +0300
A couple from Amesbury had reportedly picked up a small bottle of perfume presumably spiked with the so-called Novichok nerve agent, allegedly used against former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in neighboring Salisbury. However, scientists have yet to confirm whether the Amesbury substance was from the same batch.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:08:40 +0300
The recent wave of asylum immigration from Muslim countries to Sweden has coincided with a tenfold increase in Islamist extremists identified by the country's security forces.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:01:00 +0300
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The EU Commission on Wednesday has announced provisional safeguard measures in regard to the recently imposed US tariffs on steel.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:54:59 +0300
Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes, they wear football jerseys. Football fans have discovered another side of Croatia player Ante Rebić thanks to his best buddy.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:28:53 +0300
The recent incident in Greater Stockholm is only part of the greater hand grenade wave that swept the Scandinavian country in recent years.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:26:44 +0300
The Syrian Army has launched a large-scale military operation in the country's central province of Hama to clear the area from mines left by Daesh* terrorists earlier this year.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:12:00 +0300
Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov has commented on the situation in relations between Russia and the United States in light of the arrest of Maria Butina and the Russia-US Summit in Helsinki.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:09:00 +0300
The footage is yet another gift for UFO researchers looking for the truth out there, including in the sky.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:02:00 +0300
In the wake of the recent developments of the US probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US President Elections, British and US media hyped comments by a Conservative lawmaker on the Russian trace in the scandal about Facebook data misuse, as he speculated on the results of the probe by the UK’s data protection watchdog.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:50:00 +0300
Last week, high-ranking UK counter-terrorism officer Neil Basu said that detectives have been unable to confirm whether the toxic agent the couple in Amesbury was allegedly exposed to was the same as the one ostensibly used against former Russian intelligence agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in March.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:42:06 +0300
The undivided attention that the Finnish press dedicated to the First Lady of the US Melania Trump's outfits on the margins of the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki has sparked outrage among journalists, politicians and the learned circles alike as \"tasteless and old-fashioned.\"

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:25:00 +0300
The agent, who was travelling as part of the US President's protection team, fell ill last week during Trump's trip to Scotland.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:22:00 +0300
The shareholders of Tesla have spoken up against the company’s CEO despite attempts to downplay the scandal.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:22:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The French trade and investment mission in Russia, which shut down earlier this week, may resume its work on the basis of a different organization, Russian media reported Wednesday, citing a French diplomatic source.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:22:00 +0300
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) – At least three people were killed as a result of the collapse of an under-construction building onto a residential complex in Greater Noida near New Delhi, the police of Uttar Pradesh state told Sputnik on Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:47:00 +0300
An event called the “Jieitai Best Body Contest” took place in Tokyo on July 16. Jietai is the Japanese term for the country’s Self-Defense Forces. There were 120 entries and 15 finalists from each branch of the armed services.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0300
The Basra protests are gaining pace despite Baghdad's attempts to calm the ongoing turmoil down. Speaking to Sputnik, Iraqi analysts opined that the demonstrations may lead to certain political changes and expressed concerns over Washington's potential attempts to take advantage of the protests.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:53:00 +0300
The Times reported that Tory whips, who oversee discipline in the party, issued the warning to pro-EU lawmakers, led by the former ministers Stephen Hammond and Nicky Morgan, minutes before a crucial vote on Tuesday that would have kept Britain inside a customs union.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:05:00 +0300
The European Union and Japan are preparing to sign a trade deal that would eliminate tariffs. This comes after a delegation from Brussels visited China yesterday to strengthen economic ties. Could these moves lead the US to reconsider its aggressive America first policies?

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:59:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump told Fox News in an interview aired on Tuesday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was \"a superstar\" politician but her migration policy ruined her popularity.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:43:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Members of US Congress in league with the mainstream media have tried to portray President Donald Trump’s talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin as a treasonous scandal in order to disrupt cooperation between the United States and Russia, analysts told Sputnik.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:07:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia may decide to stop the construction of its segment of the International Space Station (ISS) and to use the ordered modules for the Lunar Orbital Platform — Gateway (LOP-G) project, a source in Russia’s rocket and space industry told Sputnik on Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:56:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Tougher US sanctions on Nicaragua’s government would help strengthen a civic uprising focused on forcing President Daniel Ortega to relinquish power, Foundation for Economic and Social Development (FUNIDES) Executive Director, Juan Sebastian Chamorro told Sputnik.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 04:51:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki was \"a great success.\"

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 04:31:00 +0300
As the World Cup came to a close, President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia will prolong visa-free entrance to the country for all football fans with fan IDs until the end of the year.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 04:03:00 +0300
Despite positive remarks from US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin concerning their July 16 summit in Helsinki, Finland, reporting from US media outlets such as CNN and MSNBC did not echo similar sentiments.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 04:01:00 +0300
The curious case of Maria Butina, a Russian national arrested in Washington, takes a truly astonishing turn. Despite being portrayed as an agent of the Russian government, in reality she seems to be tied with the politicians opposing President Putin, and even actively participated in anti-government protests in Moscow.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:58:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump’s Tuesday move to revert back to suggestions that Russia had interfered in the 2016 election is only helping to unite POTUS’ opponents and those who don’t want to see improved US-Russia relations, Peter Kuznick, a professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, told Sputnik.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:42:00 +0300
DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - Thousands of residents of the Syrian besieged settlements of Fua and Kefraya in northern Idlib province will be evacuated after the relevant agreement has been reached between the militants and the Syrian government, the SANA news agency reported on Tuesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:25:49 +0300
Earlier, Brennan had called Trump’s performance at the summit press conference “nothing short of treasonous.”

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:08:00 +0300
On Monday, Israel further tightened its blockade on Gaza, preventing gas and fuel deliveries through its only commercial crossing.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 02:19:48 +0300
The recent announcement of a spaceport being built in Sutherland, Scotland, has British military officials trying to figure out how they can use the base to send national security payloads into space, it was revealed on Tuesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +0300
Disabled? Nonsense!

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:55:21 +0300
This week, a team of scientists announced that a University of Hawaii telescope took images of a harmless asteroid that exploded over Africa five hours before it entered the Earth’s atmosphere on June 2.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:55:00 +0300
Washington is mulling the prospect of a new investigation into the subject of whether uranium imports harm US national security, which could ultimately lead to tariffs on foreign shipments of this element, Bloomberg reported.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:53:44 +0300
The state of Israel has given Hamas until Friday to stop its flaming kite attacks on Israeli territory. The report comes as Israel’s Parliament has stripped the prime minister of the right to declare war.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:43:00 +0300
Former FBI Director James Comey joined a chorus of Americans Monday night after the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, Finland. Comey tweeted that US President Donald Trump “sold out” America at the meeting and directed low blows toward US journalists and Russian media that didn’t quite land.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:36:44 +0300
Until Tuesday, the two officials could have started a war without additional authorization.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:30:00 +0300
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump did not discuss the case of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, currently serving a 20-year sentence in a US jail, during their Monday summit in Helsinki, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:14:00 +0300
US Defense Secretary James Mattis is open to the possibility of the first talks since 2015 with his Russian counterpart, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, Reuters reports, citing sources close to the matter.

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