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Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:54:38 +0300
After more than a decade of lingering silence that has tormented fans of the Half-Life series, video game developer Valve has introduced a gripping new episode of the engrossing sci-fi adventure in the capital of a postapocalyptic world: legendary City 17.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:29:05 +0300
Teanna Trump’s allegation became the talk of the NBA this week. The porn star claimed in March that the person who “got [her] into porn” was an Oklahoma Thunder player.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:18:58 +0300
Before settling in to view the live impeachment hearings, US President Donald Trump’s Twitter fingers were up and in action early Thursday morning to rewrite history on the Mueller report.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:07:28 +0300
US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper criticized earlier Beijing's policy in the South China Sea, accusing the country of jeopardizing regional stability and adding that the US will maintain its routine military presence in the region \"to demonstrate the seriousness\" of commitments.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 02:01:58 +0300
US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a short-term spending bill to stop the US government from shutting down, buying the Trump administration more time to negotiate billions of dollars in funding for the US-Mexico border wall.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:50:10 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Senator Lindsey Graham asked the US secretary of state to release all documents related to former Vice President Joe Biden’s talks with then-Ukraine leader Petro Poroshenko on Kiev’s probe into energy company Burisma, the Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) said.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:33:38 +0300
Following the Trump administration's decision to grant license extensions to companies to continue doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, Microsoft announced it had received such a permit.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:30:00 +0300
For one curious kitty living in the UK’s Manchester, bathtubs will no longer represent a place of security after the feline took a tumble into a half-filled tub.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:16:20 +0300
In an effort to pry students away from their smartphones, officials in the Indonesian city of Bandung will be handing out 2,000 four-day-old chicks to students enrolled at local elementary and junior high schools over the next few weeks in a project dubbed “chickenization.”

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:14:35 +0300
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Serbia will remain a militarily neutral country and will not change its policy on Russia, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday, amid allegations of Russian espionage activity in the nation.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:06:32 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States wants the officials who participated in Bolivia's hotly-contested recent elections to step aside and allow for new elections in the country, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a press release on Thursday.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 01:02:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Seeking a complete ban on commercial surrogacy, the Indian government introduced a Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill in Parliament on Tuesday. The bill allows only 'altruistic surrogacy' – which does not involve monetary compensation to the mother.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:57:41 +0300
The Pentagon has revealed previous department estimates of the number of US military facilities polluted by firefighting foam - which has been linked to birth defects and cancer - did not reflect reality.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:54:13 +0300
Deaths caused by terrorist attacks around the world fell dramatically in the last few years, but with the world’s largest terrorist group, Daesh, removed from the equation, Afghanistan’s Taliban once again tops the list as the world’s deadliest non-state organization.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:49:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have been protesting for the past several days, demanding a complete rollback of a proposed hike in hostel fees, along with reconvening the Inter-Hall Administration meeting which passed the proposed fee hike last month.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:35:58 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The status of clean, universally-available water in India was clarified in parliament after ruling Bharatiya Janata Party actress-turned-politician Hema Malini sought to learn from government if it there is a proposal to make safe drinking water a fundamental right for all people in the nation.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:29:11 +0300
The Twitter account representing UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth released on Thursday footage documenting a demo flight of a real-life 'rocket man' launched from the giant warship currently berthed three miles off of Annapolis, Maryland.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:28:54 +0300
A 14-year-old student enrolled at Illinois’ Naperville Central High School was hit with several charges this week by prosecutors after he opted to post to Craigslist a “slave for sale” ad that included an image of a black classmate.

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:22:15 +0300
The US Department of State dismissed reports that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will soon leave his post to run for a Senate seat. Time magazine published a story on Tuesday claiming that Pompeo recently told three prominent Republicans that he planned to resign.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 23:08:26 +0300
A 15-year-old girl selling plantain chips and grilled corn in Washington, DC, was taken to a children’s hospital on Tuesday, shortly after she and her younger brother were approached and detained by officers over their unlicensed, underage sales.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 23:08:22 +0300
The indictment comes at a difficult time for Netanyahu and his Likud party. The party, for the second time in a row this year, has failed to form a coalition government and now, with another snap election looming, the embattled prime minister will have to run both an election campaign and any number of court defenses.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 22:46:38 +0300
Officials in Florida’s Miami-Dade County recently issued a health alert after an 11th person in the county was found to have contracted dengue fever, a mosquito-borne viral disease.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 22:32:47 +0300
On Tuesday, the US State Department approved a potential $4.25 billion sale of 36 AH-64E Apache helicopters, along with associated weapons and accessories, to Morocco. The West African country, which is closely aligned with Washington and Riyadh and fiercely anti-Iranian, is considered “a major Non-NATO ally.”

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 22:07:38 +0300
US President Donald Trump was reportedly supposed to make a decision by 14 November on whether to impose duties on imports of automobiles and auto parts from the European Union.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 22:00:00 +0300
For one family in Moraine, Ohio, Christmas is going to be just a tad bit sadder this year since a devious porch pirate decided to sneak onto their property and steal their 6-foot-tall outdoor snowman display.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 22:00:00 +0300
Virginia’s Henrico Police are on the hunt for a pair of McDonald’s customers who were caught on surveillance footage earlier this month violently attacking a drive-thru employee after the trio reportedly wound up in a disagreement over the bill.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:58:39 +0300
Even though the cosmetics company registered its trademark earlier, it could be confusing for consumers if they use the same name as the band on their products.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:50:47 +0300
The 40th Blue Dragon Film Awards was not only marked by prizes, but also the appearance of one of Korea’s most beloved actors, Kim Woo Bin, after 2.5 years of absence.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:46:10 +0300
The US serviceman was stripped of his rank by a court-martial over his misconduct during a 2017 deployment in Mosul, Iraq, but it was recently restored by a POTUS decree. However, the future of his elite rank as a SEAL has come into question once again.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:45:21 +0300
As law enforcement in a Swiss city near Zurich are finding more and more illegal videos on teenagers’ smartphones, they decided to explain to minors why such clips are bad using what appeared to be footage of a man having sex with an animal.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:15:59 +0300
Michael Bloomberg was mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013 and is the founder of the Bloomberg News outlet. His net worth is estimated at well over $50 billion.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:09:03 +0300
The Liberal Democrat 2019 election manifesto has committed itself to, \"reform access to cannabis through a regulated cannabis market in UK, with a robust approach to licensing\".

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:08:58 +0300
Rachel Riley, who is now preparing to become a mother for the first time, has long been a vocal opponent of the leader of the Labour Party, accusing him of anti-Semitism. Her recent protest against the opposition leader sparked debate on social media, as her allegations that Jeremy Corbyn is racist backfired.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:59:09 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Two US airmen were killed in an aircraft accident at Vance Air Force base in Oklahoma, the base said in a statement on Thursday.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:39:25 +0300
The 31-year-old Dagestani has arrived in Uzbekistan to support his brother Umar, who is facing off Brian Gonzalez on 23 November.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:36:02 +0300
The two countries have been engaged in a major trade war that has seen billions of dollars’ worth of goods being slapped with hefty tariffs of up to 25% since 2018. Washington insists that Beijing has abused some practices in its trade with the US and vowed to impose more and more tariffs until a new trade deal has been inked by the two states.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:20:00 +0300
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - A US court sentenced Russian national Stanislav Lisov to four years in prison, but said will factor in time he already served, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Thursday.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:12:34 +0300
Although paedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein died in August at the Metropolitan Correctional Centre, where he was being held ahead of his pending trial on charges of sex trafficking of minors, the debate about the suspicious circumstances surrounding the suicide of the financier, who had a lot of powerful friends, does not seem to be fading.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:09:37 +0300
Scientists hope that one day the submersible will be sent to Jupiter’s moon Europa, which reportedly has more water than all of the Earth’s oceans and is considered one of the highest priority targets in the search for extraterrestrial life.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:57:59 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The announcement comes two days after the US navy said in a press release that the USS Lincoln Carrier completed its scheduled transit through the Strait of Hormuz.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:51:50 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is prepared to use sanctions against the Nicaraguan government in response to its siege of a church in the city of Masaya where protesters on hunger strike are being denied water and electricity, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a press release on Thursday.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:36:03 +0300
In a recent interview with the BBC, the 59-year-old royal categorically denied allegations that he had sexual contact with an underage American girl, who claims that she was forced to have sexual intercourse with the Duke of York, and said that he didn’t remember “meeting this lady”.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:34:29 +0300
The UK Labour Party has unveiled manifesto for the 2019 general election and its immigration policies reflect a radical departure from the status quo under the Conservatives as well as from the Labour Party itself.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:32:00 +0300
Several corruption cases against the longest-serving Israeli prime minister have been in limbo, but received a fresh push following an unsuccessful snap election for Netanyahu and his Likud Party.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:24:29 +0300
A lawyer representing some of Jeffrey Epstein's victims on Thursday called on the Duke of York to put himself forward to be interviewed by US investigators in the midst of the growing scandal. The lawyer, Gloria Allred, questioned Prince Andrew's pledge that he would assist with probes into the convicted sex offender \"if required\".

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:10:14 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): As the details of southern superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna’s role in the film are out, fans of actor Ranbir Kapoor and actress Alia Bhatt have expressed their curiosity for the movie, a fantasy adventure trilogy that will also star A-lister Amitabh Bachchan, along with a cameo of Badshah of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:00:00 +0300
This shiba inu, being the true good girl that as she is, likes having her fur tidy and combed – and to have lots of fun!

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:56:28 +0300
Labour has officially launched its manifesto ahead of December’s general election, with party leader Jeremy Corbyn pledging to negotiate a new Brexit deal and then hold a second referendum on the matter. But does Labour realistically have a chance of winning outright, come polling day?

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:47:00 +0300
Although it has long been acknowledged that there are four “fundamental forces” that govern nature and everything in it, attempts have continuously been made to catch a glimpse of a hypothesised fifth one – and now this might really have been done.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:45:00 +0300
Although Jeffrey Epstein, an American millionaire who faced allegations of sex trafficking of dozens of girls, is dead, his case is definitely not. Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel explains why the case deserves further scrutiny and why the US MSM are dragging their feet when it comes to exposing sex crimes of the rich and powerful.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:26:58 +0300
The Chinese military could adopt blockchain technology to manage personnel data, boost training and mission performances, and provide soldiers with earned tokens that could be used to collect rewards, a move that experts said could give more immediate incentives to military personnel compared to previous reward systems.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:20:37 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian Navy has been pressing for additional funds to strengthen its capabilities in terms of additional warships and other equipment for the last few months. With the limited resources available, it will not be enough for the services to fund the contracts signed during the past few years, an analyst says.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:19:52 +0300
The demonstration system for China's Hongyun Project, a low-orbit broadband communication satellite system, will become operational at the beginning of 2020, making substantial progress toward the eventual goal of providing internet connectivity to users around the world, developers told the Global Times on Tuesday.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:15:38 +0300
The rallies come after Bolivian military and police, alongside paramilitaries, initiated crackdowns against indigenous groups, trade unions, journalists and organisations, among others protesting the coup administration after Jeanine Áñez proclaimed herself acting President of Bolivia on 12 November.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:15:29 +0300
China and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Shanghai on Tuesday to deepen financial cooperation and push for direct trading between the yuan and the ruble, a move in line with both countries' demand for diversifying reserve assets and reducing dollar reliance amid rising global uncertainties, experts said on Tuesday.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:10:49 +0300
A 2017 video from an Ibiza hotel leaked earlier this year triggered the collapse of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government as it appeared to show then-Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache offering government contracts to a woman he said he believed was a Russian oligarch's niece in exchange for helping his campaign.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:56:15 +0300
Media reports suggest that authorities are deploying 170,000 law enforcement officers to guarantee security as the region is being rocked by massive protests, including in Chile and Bolivia.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:46:30 +0300
Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona recently quit Gimnasia after just two months as manager, but was still too busy to attend the last tennis match featuring Roger Federer, whom he has highly supported, sending a video message instead.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:37:47 +0300
He's back. Less than a year after he was unceremoniously sacked by Man Utd, controversial football manager Jose Mourinho has been appointed the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur, succeeding Mauricio Pochettino. How will it work out?

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:30:27 +0300
TEHRAN (Sputnik) - Pompeo announced on Monday that Washington no longer considered Israeli settlements in the West Bank as inconsistent with international law, provoking a wave of international condemnation.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:22:41 +0300
The Samruk-Kazyna Fund sold 87 assets for 186 billion tenge (about $481 million) and liquidated or reorganised 51 assets, while 20 assets are still in operation, the press service of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna said.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:04:24 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s ambition to soft-land on the Moon crash-landed when the Chandrayaan-2 failed to touch-down on the lunar surface as planned on 7 September. Its orbiter, however, continued to perform “as per the design providing valuable scientific data”.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:54:22 +0300
The US secretary of state has expressed support for the protesters in Iran, who took to the streets across the country following the government's decision to raise fuel prices and introduce quotas.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:51:42 +0300
Dr Fiona Hill is set to appear before House Democrats looking into allegations of POTUS Trump's requests to Ukraine to dig up dirt on his 2020 rival, Democrat Joe Biden, in exchange for resumed aid.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:42:44 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Of the 70 million persons suffering from epilepsy globally, nearly 12 million (one-sixth of the global burden) are said to live in India. Approximately five percent of children experience at least one seizure during the first five years of life, according to a recent survey.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:37:19 +0300
The \"Portrait of a Lady in White\" is believed to have been painted in 1930. Frida Kahlo and her spouse Diego Rivera were residing in San Francisco at the time, and Frida painted a few portraits, mainly of their friends or wives of Rivera's assistants.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:36:48 +0300
The offences, which Mr Salmond has repeatedly and adamently denied, allegedly took place between 2008 and 2014, and involved 10 women whilst he was First Minister.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:06:07 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The firebrand state politician last year vehemently opposed the federal government’s decision to sell a 76 percent stake in India’s national carrier Air India. The ailing airline has not yet found any takers.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:02:24 +0300
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been divorced since 2014 and officially remains single, while a woman is now claiming to be married to Russia’s head of state.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:55:58 +0300
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper sent a letter to Egypt's defence minister threatening with sanctions if Cairo did not cancel purchasing more than 20 Su-35 Flanker-E next-generation fighters from Moscow, The Wall Street Journal reported last week.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:55:05 +0300
The bank explained that the mishap happened due to a \"purely accidental\" glitch in a fully automatic algorithm generating passphrases for special offers for clients. It has vowed to review how the mechanism works to avoid similar incidents in the future.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:49:43 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Legislation to protect transgender persons’ rights and welfare is a proposed Act of the Parliament of India. The parliament’s lower house already passed the bill on 5 August and now it's up for discussion in the upper house.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:46:51 +0300
A report by Amnesty International that notes, among other issues, a growing threat to the freedom of expression from tech corporations, comes as Google and Twitter crackdown on political ads ahead of the 2020 elections.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:45:35 +0300
Earlier, the federal law enforcement agency reported that it was responding to “a suspicious vehicle” jointly with the Washington DC police department.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:41:47 +0300
Washington previously banned Chinese tech giant Huawei from selling its telecommunications equipment in the US, thus preventing the company from participating in the construction of 5G networks in the country – something that Huawei has been successfully doing at home in China.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:38:48 +0300
The 22-foot statue made of fiberglass, resin, and automotive paste is not only unique by its resemblance to the famous singer, but may also end up in the Guinness Book of World Records as it is appears to be the biggest statue representing Jesus Christ as an infant.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:33:22 +0300
A Halloween video by two Turkish staffers at the US Consulate in Adana has recently caused a massive social media outcry, bringing with it accusations of humiliation and mockery of traditional Muslim values that has reportedly led to their detention by police.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:25:04 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkey has never used banned weapons during Operation Peace Spring against Kurdish militia and the Daesh* terrorist group in northern Syria, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:21:06 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Nearly three months after India repealed the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian government announced the opening of the Siachen region for tourism. The move is considered an attempt to populate the region, which Pakistan considers as being disputed since 1984.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:19:55 +0300
Scientists at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI along with foreign colleagues have studied the biomechanics of hand movements when writing and drawing and developed a unique method to evaluate the individual properties of writing speed and pencil pressure. The research results were published in the journal Laser Physics Letters.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:19:00 +0300
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has given the country's legislature, the Knesset, 21 days to form a coalition government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White alliance head Benny Gantz failed to do so.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:15:00 +0300
Can beauty actually save the world? These beauty pageant winners have moved on to politics, public relations, and socio-political activities.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:11:26 +0300
Some vermin don’t seem very dangerous these days because people have managed to protect their food and homes from such intruders – but the pests are evolving too, and they apparently know how to interrupt modern communications, even to the point of cutting off the government from the people.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:11:23 +0300
Scientists at the National University of Science and Technology MISiS (NUST MISiS) have developed a mathematical model that will predict the next location of Twitter users.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:00:06 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has started in the tiny state of Goa and this year the “Country of Focus” is Russia.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:59:07 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The latest meme trend “Gonna Tell My Kids” was bopping around on Twitter over the weekend, taking social media by storm in India as well but with a Bollywood twist.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:57:33 +0300
For years, Russian beauties have dominated the runways of international fashion shows and magazine covers, parties in posh clubs and the red carpets at renowned festivals. No wonder some A-listers have been charmed by these stunners.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:52:53 +0300
The tech giant’s CEO visited DC at the time to testify before Congress about Facebook's plans to launch its own cryptocurrency, Libra. During his testimony, a congresswoman proposed that Zuckerberg help Congress create a legal framework for cryptocurrencies in the US – an offer that he didn't accept.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:40:02 +0300
Another twist in the data security scandal comes shortly after Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg okayed political ads on the platform to welcome political pluralism, but this time the issue involved some allegedly inherent business strategy that arguably implies a quid pro quo – tech services in exchange for private details.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:22:16 +0300
The Tonopah Test Range is a restricted military polygon located in the vicinity of the eponymous town in the state of Nevada. It is currently used for nuclear weapons stockpile reliability testing, research and development of fusing and firing systems, as well as testing nuclear weapon delivery systems.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:00:00 +0300
Two of the most dangerous snakes in the world, cobras and pythons, kill their prey in different ways. While cobras are venomous, killing with cytotoxic venom, pythons take their prey out by crushing with their body and swallowing their victims whole.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:50:15 +0300
Canadian professor and public critic of extreme political correctness Jordan Peterson previously launched the platform Thinkspot to promote “censorship-free discourse”, with the psychology guru announcing the opportunity to be trained according to his philosophy.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:35:58 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian state of Jharkhand will hold its fourth assembly election in five phases between 30 November and 20 December to elect 81 aspiring candidates.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:22:57 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The two main parties in the state of Maharashtra have reportedly agreed to share the position of chief minister on a rotational basis during the five-year term of government.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:10:02 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Several questions have been raised on foreign media outlets' coverage, including the BBC, on news reports pertaining to the tense situation and protests in India’s restive state of Jammu and Kashmir since New Delhi decided to revoke the state's special status.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:08:35 +0300
Bing Zhang, a University of Nevada professor, who studied the results of the research said the discovery is a triumph for observatories that have been monitoring powerful energy blasts for decades and noted that the finding could allow scientists to understand what is behind these powerful explosions.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:03:02 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian music composer, in a tweet, targeted the legacy of former chief justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, calling it “disgraceful” and “cowardly”

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:00:00 +0300
Daesh fighters are actively coming back to Germany since Turkey has begun deporting Daesh* fighters with German citizenship. While German lawyer and Heidelberg-based politician, Memet Kilic, has demanded that attitudes toward returning terrorists must comply with the coutnry's criminal code.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:00:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman, who is fondly mentioned as C.V. Raman worldwide, was an extraordinary scientist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:57:55 +0300
The Obamas may have left the political arena, but just to fully embark on their Hollywood ventures – not solely a lucrative contract with the streaming titan Netflix, but also Michelle’s memoir focusing on her years in the White House and what ensued afterwards.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:51:39 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The StarSports channel has launched an advertisement for the upcoming India versus West Indies series that has sparked a huge furore on social media.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:49:20 +0300
After years of anticipation and legal battles, residents and visitors to Tel Aviv will finally be able to enjoy public transport on Saturday, considered holy for Jews. While the move has been embraced by many, some say Israel still has a long way to go until public transport on religious holidays is accessible to all.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:46:26 +0300
The second son of Queen Elizabeth II Prince Andrew has announced his departure from public engagements following a scandal surrounding a recent interview detailing the Duke of York’s unfortunate association with now deceased sex offender Jeffery Epstein.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:12:48 +0300
The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 crashed on 17 July 2014 in eastern Ukraine while en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam. All 298 people aboard, mostly Dutch citizens were killed. Kiev and the self-proclaimed republics in Ukraine’s easternmost Donbass region, where the plane crashed, have blamed each other for the incident.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:07:14 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian author Kushwant Singh was one of the best-known contemporary writers in the country, besides being a leading journalist. His books, some of them tongue-in-cheek, had rubbed many celebrities the wrong way. Likewise, in his weekly newspaper column “Malice Towards one and all”, Singh spared no one.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:02:22 +0300
According to SpaceX head Elon Musk, the company will not repair the damaged Starship Mk1 prototype as it was only used for testing certain technologies. SpaceX now intends to work on the creation of more advanced modifications of the rocket.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:54:39 +0300
The fighter of Dagestani origin is currently number two in the UFC pound-for-pound rankings. Nurmagomedov has claimed 28 wins over his career and has never been defeated.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:45:13 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik) The International Shooting Sport Federation is the governing body of the Olympic shooting events in rifle, pistol, and shotgun disciplines as well as several non-Olympic shooting sport events.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:06:19 +0300
Sputnik (New Delhi): The Indian government has been struggling to make ends meet on the fiscal front. Staring at a revenue deficit this fiscal due to a likely shortfall in a goods and service tax (GST) mop up, as well as giveaways in corporate tax cuts worth $20.71 billion, the Indian Finance Ministry has been looking for new revenue sources.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:04:15 +0300
American lawmakers previously condemned alleged human rights violations against the protestors in the semi-autonomous region and adopted a bill banning the export of certain munitions to Hong Kong.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:49:33 +0300
The newly released Star Wars series, The Mandalorian has turned the heads both of fans of the saga and ordinary film buffs alike. The show has a team of renowned directors, an exciting storyline, a score by Oscar winner Ludwig Göransson, but people on seem to be more excited about a cute and tiny green creature that appeared in recent episode.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:45:46 +0300
About ten percent of contract firefighters in the Nordic country are female. Some 30 women work as fire chiefs.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:39:20 +0300
An apology to immigration critics and a proposed change of course from Ulf Kristersson, the leader of one of Sweden's largest parties, has sparked mixed reactions. While some felt avenged, others perceived this as mere politicking.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:37:36 +0300
POTUS’s visit to the computer factory came on Wednesday as part of a White House social initiative aimed at boosting US workers’ well-being and closely followed crucial testimony in Congress by US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland – something “fantastic\", as President Trump contended.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:19:56 +0300
The son of former US Vice President Joe Biden, Hunter, has recently come under increased media scrutiny over his business dealings in Ukraine since an impeachment inquiry was launched against the US president alleging that Donald Trump tried to pressure his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate the Biden family’s activity in the country.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:18:53 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): International actress Priyanka Chopra has been named as the most searched for Indian celebrity on social media, as people looked up her name most in December when she officially became Mrs Nick Jonas. Netizens say she's added another “power” to her list.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:50:22 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The report comes days after talks on defence cooperation between the US and South Korea were cut short for unspecified reasons, with neither side making any official comment on the matter.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:15:00 +0300
There’s a lot of German technology in Tesla cars. Germany as the location for the fourth Tesla plant is no coincidence. In the end, Elon Musk’s e-vehicles will become German cars, auto experts believe.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:05:34 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): It looked like something straight out of a movie as people saw currency notes literally floating in the air and scurried to collect the money that rained down from a high-rise building on Wednesday evening in the Indian city of Kolkata.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:59:41 +0300
On Monday, the Trump administration reversed four decades of US foreign policy on Israeli settlements, effectively backing their construction in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:54:58 +0300
Until now the company allowed the targeting of people using data on their behaviour, such as search queries, that identified them as left-leaning or right-leaning or independent. It had also allowed data on public voter records to be used.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:49:00 +0300
A new interpretation of the hate speech law, partly grounded in the fear of revenge, means that the police shall intervene against the violation of religious symbols, such as the Quran.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:45:09 +0300
​For several hours, the unique astral display will be visible in the parts of the US and Canada that are located quite far from the polar regions of Earth - and that's before winter has even started!

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:37:04 +0300
This is not the first time climate guru Roger Hallam has stirred up controversy in the UK and beyond, having earlier suggested climate change is a no less burning issue in light of its consequences than the 1.1. million victims of Auschwitz.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:30:00 +0300
Over the first week of her tenure Jeanine Anez, the self-proclaimed interim president of Bolivia, has managed to nullify many of the achievements made by the government of ousted Bolivian President Evo Morales during the 13 years of his presidency.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:00:02 +0300
Washington continues to aggravate tensions in the South China Sea by sending two littoral warships in the region. The US seeking to maintain the upper hand in the disputed waters regardless of Beijing's warning against muscle-flexing in the area.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:30:00 +0300
Sharing things with others can be quite challenging not only for children but to our pets, as well.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:11:10 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A former Twitter employee on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges that he spied for Saudi Arabia, US media reported.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:07:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): The student union at India’s premier university, Jawaharlal Nehru University, has been protesting against structural reforms within the school for about a month. The protest turned violent on Monday after clashes erupted between students and Delhi Police.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:02:45 +0300
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Bolivia’s interim president Jeanine Anez introduced a draft law on elections in the parliament to lay the groundwork for forming the new Supreme Electoral Tribunal and holding the general election in the wake of resignation of ex-President Evo Morales amid unrest.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:58:05 +0300
The US Envoy to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, testified on Wednesday in front of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:46:01 +0300
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli satellite operator ImageSat International (ISI) has published pictures of what it believes is the aftermath of recent Israeli airstrikes on southwestern Syria.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:44:10 +0300
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Bolivia's former President Evo Morales told Sputnik in an interview that he would like to return to the country as soon as tomorrow but needed security guarantees from the interim government for it.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:23:39 +0300
The news was announced by the Swedish prosecutor on Tuesday. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson held a press conference where she confirmed that the rape investigation has been discontinued.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:22:34 +0300
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders appeared at pop star Ariana Grande’s Tuesday concert, one day before the fifth debate between Democratic presidential candidates.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:37:40 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Envoy to the EU Gordon Sondland's testimony cleared President Donald Trump of accusations that he conditioned military aid for Ukraine and potential meetings at the White House with the Ukrainian president issuing of public statements Kiev would investigate the US president’s political rival Joe Biden for corruption.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:06:02 +0300
US Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, 40, was accused of committing war crimes while deployed to Mosul in Iraq in 2017.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:01:28 +0300
While US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland’s testimony is being heralded as the so-called smoking gun for the impeachment hearings into US President Donald Trump’s alleged political misdeeds, the actual context of the details highlighted by the press may not be as damning as perceived.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:58:35 +0300
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has not yet reached out to the United Nations to request assistance in returning from Mexico, according to UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:49:30 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump told reporters his administration will look into the possibility of exempting the Apple computer company from tariffs on Chinese imports.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:37:49 +0300
Violence and political chaos in Bolivia continued Tuesday, when six people were killed after the Bolivian military opened fire on unarmed civilians who were blocking a gasoline plant in the city of El Alto. Meanwhile, supporters of former Bolivian President Evo Morales demand the resignation of self-proclaimed interim President Jeanine Añez.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:31:39 +0300
On Tuesday, 19 November, the world celebrated International Men’s Day and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a nonprofit advocacy group, congratulated men in an unexpected way.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:03:16 +0300
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported that a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Laos on Thursday, with the epicenter registered some 219 kilometers northwest of Vientiane at an approximate depth of 10 kilometers.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:59:32 +0300
On this episode of The Critical Hour, Dr. Wilmer Leon is joined by Joia Jefferson Nuri, communications specialist for In The Public Eye Communications; and Eugene Craig III, republican strategist, former vice-chair of the Maryland Republican Party and grassroots activist.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:53:28 +0300
The fifth Democratic debate is set to start on Wednesday at 9 pm local time in Atlanta, Georgia. Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to appear onstage along with other 9 presidential candidates.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:44:51 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016 announced a ban on high value Rs.1,000 and Rs. 500 currency notes in circulation, as a means of curbing forgery, terror funding and black money. India’s total currency in circulation, worth $200 billion at the time, was swapped with fresh Rs. 2,000 and Rs. 500 notes.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:36:19 +0300
US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland’s Wednesday testimony on Capitol Hill left many speculating about US President Trump’s alleged quid pro quo, but it was Trump’s Sharpie-scribbled rebuttal to the impeachment inquiry hearings that seemed to drive the point home.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:27:00 +0300
New Delhi (Sputnik): At a time when the demography of India’s labour market is projected to be at its peak, only one in five in the country’s labour force within the age group of 15-30 years by 2023 are female, according to a study.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:25:14 +0300
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has identified space as an operational domain, alongside air, land, sea and cyber area, the alliance’s Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, said.

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:21:20 +0300
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - California's Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said in a statement that it was shutting off electricity supply selectively across the state to prevent the risk of fire, expecting some 48,000 residents to experience a loss of power.

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