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Mon, 27 May 2019 14:46:00 +0300
The state of the German military has repeatedly been a subject of controversy amid regular reports of equipment and supply problems, as well as complaints of underfunding.

Mon, 27 May 2019 14:45:00 +0300
With preliminary results showing significant success for right-wing parties in the elections to the European Parliament, Sputnik highlights five key takeaways of the election process in the UK, which is still bracing itself for its withdrawal from the EU.

Mon, 27 May 2019 14:24:00 +0300
The yoga guru, who also runs a major chain of consumer goods called ‘Patanjali’, proposed the move to address unsustainable population growth in the country. India is known to follow a policy of universal suffrage in which all Indians above the age of 18 irrespective of their gender, religion, caste or creed are allowed to vote.

Mon, 27 May 2019 14:21:00 +0300
Khufu’s Ship is an ancient Egyptian vessel which was discovered near the Great Pyramid of Giza; its original purpose has baffled the imagination of archaeologists for decades.

Mon, 27 May 2019 14:10:00 +0300
The right-wing National Rally (RN) Party has overtaken President Emmanuel Macron's La Republique En Marche! (LREM) in France’s European Parliament elections on Sunday. Socrates George Kazolias, a Paris-based US reporter, media consultant and lecturer, spoke about the reason for right-wing success in France, as well as in the UK and Italy.

Mon, 27 May 2019 14:00:00 +0300
The giant snake waited patiently as the girl performed her routine, spanning most of the room.

Mon, 27 May 2019 13:52:00 +0300
The pilots apparently started picking up these strange objects after radars aboard their Super Hornet warplanes were upgraded to \"a more advanced system\", and the radar sightings were soon followed by visual detection.

Mon, 27 May 2019 13:43:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, commenting on US President Donald Trump's intention to additionally send 1,500 troops to the Middle East, said Monday any increase in military potential would result in new risks.

Mon, 27 May 2019 13:43:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor of the United Kingdom’s Labour party, called on Monday for a general election and a second Brexit referendum, after the party’s poor showing in the European elections.

Mon, 27 May 2019 13:38:00 +0300
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - The Dalai Lama, the 83-year-old Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader, is back on his feet after a recent chest infection but is still avoiding any energy-consuming work and is going to stay at his residence in the northern Indian hill town of Dharamshala for some time, his office said.

Mon, 27 May 2019 13:29:59 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Portugal's Socialist Party (PS) won the European Parliament elections in the country, receiving 33.38 percent of the vote and six seats in the EU legislature, the country's Internal Administration Ministry said on Monday after almost all ballots were counted.

Mon, 27 May 2019 13:08:00 +0300
The European Commission is holding a press conference on the official results of the elections that were held across EU member states from 23-26 May.

Mon, 27 May 2019 13:01:00 +0300
TikTok, a leading short video sharing platform in Asia, the United States, and other parts of the world, was launched in 2017 by ByteDance, for markets outside of China.

Mon, 27 May 2019 12:57:00 +0300
Two men defied death as they clung to the bottom of a military vehicle that crossed the Channel and then drove 80 miles to Oxfordshire.

Mon, 27 May 2019 12:44:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The European Union should take into consideration significant results of the right-wing parties in this weekend's EU elections and try to facilitate \"inclusive dialogue\" with them, Italian ambassador to Russia Pasquale Terracciano said Monday.

Mon, 27 May 2019 12:42:00 +0300
Only 20 percent of Danes say they support further EU enlargement; researchers have attributed this reluctance to the EU's past expansions in the Balkans, which have been deemed problematic.

Mon, 27 May 2019 12:37:00 +0300
Indian Northern Army Commander Lt Gen. Ranbir Singh and 16 Corps Commander Lt Gen. Paramjit Singh had left for another post, 700 metres from the military compound where the Pakistan Air Force dropped precision-guided glide bombs in an air strike on 27 February in retaliation to the IAF's strike a day earlier.

Mon, 27 May 2019 12:00:00 +0300
This month's EU parliamentary elections were characterised by significant gains for Europe's right-wing parties, as the two centrist parties that had dominated the EU for decades ceded their overwhelming majority in the legislature.

Mon, 27 May 2019 11:35:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Andrei Savenkov - Switzerland supports any effort to resolve the tense Iran nuclear situation and is ready to host talks to this end, as the country has done many times before, Tobias Privitelli, the deputy head of the Swiss diplomatic mission in Russia, said.

Mon, 27 May 2019 11:18:00 +0300
According to Anna Ardin, the Swedish deacon who has accused Julian Assange of sexual misconduct, the world must listen to Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old with Asperger's Syndrome who has risen to international fame and inspired thousands of followers with her \"school strike\" campaign, claiming that her message comes from God himself.

Mon, 27 May 2019 11:16:00 +0300
On May 24, French media reported that a man, aged 30-35, rode a bicycle to the bakery in Lyon and set aside a bundle, which subsequently exploded.

Mon, 27 May 2019 10:52:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan last week to secure a bilateral trade deal that would allow the US to boost its agricultural exports to Japan. The visit comes two years after the US left the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Sputnik spoke on the issue with Nicole Freiner, a professor at Bryant University in Rhode Island.

Mon, 27 May 2019 10:51:00 +0300
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European People's Party (EPP), which is likely to remain the largest political faction in the European Parliament as a result of last week's elections, has no intention of working together with any groups that have no faith in the EU, Manfred Weber, the leader of the EPP in the the European Parliament, said.

Mon, 27 May 2019 10:43:00 +0300
The European Parliament is expected to give a first update on the projected results of the European Parliament elections in Brussels. The results will be updated until all Member States finish voting and the final results have been posted by each EU nation’s election authorities.

Mon, 27 May 2019 10:36:00 +0300
BEIJING (Sputnik) - China is introducing anti-dumping duties, which are expected to come into force on Monday, on imports of phenol, a chemical compound used to produce some antiseptics and medicines, from the United States, the European Union, Japan and Thailand, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said in a statement.

Mon, 27 May 2019 10:26:00 +0300
The US, which has been warning allies against dealing with Huawei, has blacklisted the Chinese tech giant, thereby restricting its activity in the country. The US accuses Huawei of being sponsored by the Chinese state and spying on its behalf through its devices, a claim the company strongly denies.

Mon, 27 May 2019 09:48:00 +0300
Beijing maintains a commercial and military presence in Djibouti, located south of the Bab-el-Mandeb strait that connects the Red Sea with the Indian Ocean; the tiny country is also home to the sole enduring US military outpost on the continent.

Mon, 27 May 2019 09:41:00 +0300
Donald Trump is currently visiting Japan, whose prime minister is said to be considering serving as a mediator in possible peace talks between Iran and the United States.

Mon, 27 May 2019 09:28:00 +0300
Strict fasting routines make it difficult for hungry Muslim children to concentrate during their lessons and prepare for final exams at the end of the spring semester; this anxiety has not only affected their grades, it's had an adverse effect on their fellow students, according to the Finnish daily Suomen Kuvalehti.

Mon, 27 May 2019 09:19:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, are currently paying a four-day state visit to Japan.

Mon, 27 May 2019 08:53:00 +0300
KABUL (Sputnik) - At least 10 people suffered injuries in Kabul on Monday morning after a bus carrying the staff of the Afghan Haji and Religious Affairs Ministry was hit by a magnetic bomb explosion, an Interior Ministry official said.

Mon, 27 May 2019 08:30:00 +0300
Earlier, the US announced the deployment of 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East to counter “credible threats” from Iran in a move denounced by Tehran on Saturday as “a threat to international peace”.

Mon, 27 May 2019 08:03:00 +0300
In February, Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) closed the country's airspace to commercial flights. The decision was made after the Pakistani army downed an Indian military jet that had crossed the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region.

Mon, 27 May 2019 07:30:00 +0300
Playing tag is so much more fun if you are being chased by golden retriever puppies!

Mon, 27 May 2019 07:19:00 +0300
LONDON (Sputnik) - The UK Brexit Party, led by former head of the right-wing UK Independent Party (UKIP), Nigel Farage, is leading in the UK European Parliament elections, according to preliminary results.

Mon, 27 May 2019 06:40:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Finland's conservative National Coalition Party won the European Parliament elections with 20.8 percent of the vote, securing three seats in the European legislature, Finland's Ministry of Justice said.

Mon, 27 May 2019 06:39:00 +0300
The South Korean tech company should make its moves while its major Chinese competitor Huawei is driven away from the US market, Fitch Rating says in its report.

Mon, 27 May 2019 06:30:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Czech Republic's ruling centrist ANO party, led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis, won the European Parliament elections with 21.18 percent, increasing its seats in the legislature from four to six, the Czech Statistical office said.

Mon, 27 May 2019 06:14:00 +0300
The Japanese Prime Minister reportedly discussed his intention to visit the Islamic Republic with US National Security Advisor John Bolton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Mon, 27 May 2019 06:07:00 +0300
North Korea held several launches in early May, including tests of short-range missiles. US National Security Advisor John Bolton has said that Pyongyang had violated the UNSC resolutions.

Mon, 27 May 2019 05:57:00 +0300
The political battle for EU parliament seats is over with the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) group celebrating victory. Another key trend is the rise of the right-wing ENF (Europe of Nations and Freedom), which doubled in size and won domestically across the EU.

Mon, 27 May 2019 05:53:02 +0300
The football club will change ownership after 12 years of troubled management by UK sports retail billionaire.

Mon, 27 May 2019 05:51:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 4.9 magnitude earthquake was registered on Monday in the Sea of Okhotsk off the coast of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula in the east, the regional branch of the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS) told Sputnik.

Mon, 27 May 2019 05:33:00 +0300
Оapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that he would discuss the North Korean issue and US-Japan trade relations at the next G20 summit with US President Donald Trump, stressing that he is determined to demonstrate the strength of the US-Japan alliance, Reuters reported.

Mon, 27 May 2019 05:22:00 +0300
The statement came during US president Donald Trump's official visit to Japan, prior to bilateral talks between him and Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe. Earlier in the day, Trump met with the new Japanese Emperor Naruhito.

Mon, 27 May 2019 05:06:00 +0300
At least one Pakistani soldier was killed in a skirmish with terrorists, who attempted to raid Makki Garh Post in Shawal Valley of North Waziristan, local media reported Monday.

Mon, 27 May 2019 04:42:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) supports and is ready to assist Sudan in matters that pertain to the country's stability and security as well as its peaceful political transition to a new government, local media reported, citing UAE Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Mon, 27 May 2019 04:11:00 +0300
Oman offered assistance as a mediator between Washington and Tehran, but the Iranian Deputy FM says Iran will hold no “direct or indirect” negotiations with the US.

Mon, 27 May 2019 03:29:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump met with new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday at the imperial palace in Tokyo as part of a formal welcoming ceremony broadcast live on national television.

Mon, 27 May 2019 03:14:00 +0300
This configuration is also commonly known to pilots as the “beast mode.” It reduces stealth capabilities significantly and is usually reserved to the third day of war and later.

Mon, 27 May 2019 02:47:00 +0300
Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK opposition Labour Party, said Sunday that Britons should be asked again on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum, Reuters reported.

Mon, 27 May 2019 02:23:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he was making final efforts to form a new right-wing government, after receiving an extension to do so from Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in April.

Mon, 27 May 2019 02:03:57 +0300
According to Guaido, Norway does “mediation” between the two sides. Earlier this week, representatives of the two conflicting sides met in Oslo to attempt for a diplomatic solution to the Venezuelan crisis.

Mon, 27 May 2019 01:58:00 +0300
The founder of the Chinese technology giant Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said in an interview with Bloomberg that he would be \"the first to protest\" if Beijing retaliates against the US-based tech giant Apple.

Mon, 27 May 2019 01:27:00 +0300
BEIRUT (Sputnik) - The Houthi movement announced the release of 66 prisoners under the exchange agreements, Head of the National Committee for Prisoners Affairs Abdulqader Mortada said, as cited by local media.

Mon, 27 May 2019 01:23:00 +0300
The meeting will precede the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit, scheduled for the next day. Three leaders have confirmed their participation, while three more states have not yet announced their representatives.

Mon, 27 May 2019 01:02:00 +0300
PARIS (Sputnik) - Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's right-wing National Rally (RN) party, has called for dissolving the lower house after an exit poll showed that her party is on track to win the country’s European Parliament elections.

Mon, 27 May 2019 00:04:00 +0300
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Sunday he would call for snap general elections in the country after 2 June, Reuters and AFP reported.

Sun, 26 May 2019 23:34:00 +0300
The Finnish national ice hockey team advanced to the finals of the 2019 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia after defeating the Russian team in a semifinal encounter on Saturday.

Sun, 26 May 2019 23:14:00 +0300
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has reportedly invited Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to attend two summits in Mecca, Reuters reported citing a Qatar Foreign Ministry director of information.

Sun, 26 May 2019 23:08:00 +0300
French racing driver Simon Pagenaud held off a final-lap charge by Alexander Rossi to win the 103rd Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.

Sun, 26 May 2019 22:34:00 +0300
According to local authorities, more than 80 people survived after a boat sank on lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo on Saturday, AP reported.

Sun, 26 May 2019 22:13:00 +0300
Terrorists from the the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group launched 38 rockets from the Idlib de-escalation zone on Syria's Al Suqaylabiyah, leaving 5 civilians dead and 12 more injured, Major General Viktor Kupchishin the commander of the Russian centre for Syrian reconciliation said on Sunday.

Sun, 26 May 2019 22:07:00 +0300
Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party came ahead in Sunday's European Parliament elections, with 42.4 percent of the vote, according to an exit poll cited by Reuters.

Sun, 26 May 2019 22:05:00 +0300
The massive deep sea fish is popularly believed to appear on the ocean surface before an earthquake, with the creature’s latest appearance possibly reinforcing this belief.

Sun, 26 May 2019 21:35:00 +0300
Donald and Melania Trump seemed to be absolutely enthralled by the sumo tournament in Tokyo, which they attended on Sunday as part of the US president's four-day visit to Japan.

Sun, 26 May 2019 21:24:00 +0300
The alleged sexual encounter apparently torpedoed the relationships between all parties involved, with O.J. Simpson and Robert Kardashian divorcing their wives shortly after.

Sun, 26 May 2019 21:00:00 +0300
A red hen was spotted having a lot of fun on a swing while a few others can be seen just standing and watching the bird having the time of its life.

Sun, 26 May 2019 20:54:09 +0300
Economists at a major international development agency are warning of a slowing global GDP, a rise in poverty, and the threat that entire industries may collapse as a result of the mounting tensions in global trade.

Sun, 26 May 2019 20:40:00 +0300
The probability of a fatal encounter with a shark is millions of times smaller than dying in a car accident, but fate is often said to work in mysterious ways. What appears to be a shark attack on Saturday became only the sixth fatal incident near the islands in more than two decades.

Sun, 26 May 2019 20:31:00 +0300
The White House press secretary insisted that Trump did not side with Kim Jong-un, but merely agreed with the latter’s opinion of Biden, and that the US head of state’s focus is on the relationship between the US and North Korea.

Sun, 26 May 2019 19:31:00 +0300
For over a year now, the United States has been trying to pressure Turkey into cancelling the deal to buy advanced Russian anti-aircraft systems, but Ankara appears willing to honour its commitment regardless.

Sun, 26 May 2019 19:29:00 +0300
BRATISLAVA (Sputnik) - The Russian national ice hockey team won bronze at the 2019 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia, defeating the Finnish team in the third place match on Sunday.

Sun, 26 May 2019 19:24:00 +0300
Live from Brussels as the 2019 European Parliament elections reach their culmination with the final proceedings after the polls close, the arrivals of leaders, projections, result announcements and political party reactions.

Sun, 26 May 2019 18:55:00 +0300
The Luzhniki Stadium is a legendary venue that hosted many thrilling and important football games that either made fans rejoice, or left them heartbroken. However, the arena can give evoke emotions not only from football fans, but even visitors and tourists, as it has an outstanding observation deck that lets attendees see the splendour of Moscow.

Sun, 26 May 2019 18:51:00 +0300
Houthi militants reportedly launched a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Jizan Airport in the vicinity of the border with Yemen earlier today.

Sun, 26 May 2019 18:39:00 +0300
Heavily armed individuals attacked the church as worshippers celebrated Sunday Mass, the source cited by AFP news agency noted.

Sun, 26 May 2019 18:35:00 +0300
In what seems more like a plot from a spy novel rather than an actual intelligence operation, Britain's MI6 is said to have hatched the plan together with the United States' CIA and Israel's Mossad.

Sun, 26 May 2019 18:01:00 +0300
The fighter jet sporting this unusual paint job is part of an “aggressor squadron”, tasked with performing the role of an opposing force during drills and wargames.

Sun, 26 May 2019 17:30:00 +0300
Around 600 people have been evacuated in a 300-metre radius of the Minslebener Strasse area in Germany's Halberstadt, according to Tag 24.

Sun, 26 May 2019 17:11:00 +0300
Earlier this week, the first batch of satellites, designed to provide global access to the Internet, was successfully launched into low-Earth orbit by Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX.

Sun, 26 May 2019 17:04:00 +0300
In an interview published on Saturday, Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism, Felix Klein, said he “cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany” due to spiralling anti-Semitism and anti-Jewish attacks in the country.

Sun, 26 May 2019 17:02:00 +0300
Martin Luther King, Jr. is known for his defining influence on race relations and the civil rights movement in the United States in the 1960s and US history in general; he is also the only African-American to be honoured with a federal holiday.

Sun, 26 May 2019 16:59:00 +0300
The suspect reportedly forced his victim to submit to his whims using violence, taking away her cell phone, shoes and passport, and beating her up.

Sun, 26 May 2019 16:25:00 +0300
The areas close to the sites of the recent blasts have been cordoned off by law enforcement. The injured have been hospitalised.

Sun, 26 May 2019 16:21:00 +0300
Earlier, actor Jon Voight, father of Angelina Jolie, had released a two-part video where he referred to US President Donald Trump as the “greatest president since Abraham Lincoln”.

Sun, 26 May 2019 16:16:00 +0300
British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation as Tory leader on Friday, effective 7 June. May said that she would continue to lead the government until her successor is chosen.

Sun, 26 May 2019 16:02:00 +0300
The talks come against the backdrop of increasing US-Iran tensions which exacerbated after Tehran’s suspension of some of its obligations under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and subsequent deployment of a US aircraft carrier and bomber strike group to the Middle East to tackle the alleged Iranian threat.

Sun, 26 May 2019 15:49:00 +0300
As sex doll collector Brick Dollbanger explained, the new improvement offers both significant benefits and serious risks, so mankind needs to be careful while developing this technology.

Sun, 26 May 2019 15:18:00 +0300
Trump's 11,000-kilometre journey to Japan hasn't all been about snacks and sports: the US leader, in line with his 'America First' policy, is trying to fix his country's growing trade deficit with Japan while also addressing security concerns.

Sun, 26 May 2019 15:09:00 +0300
After their Dublin show, Mel B, aka Scary Spice, posted a video on her Instagram page in which she admitted to sound problems. She also promised to improve the sound quality for the next performance, which is expected to take place in Cardiff. In addition, She thanked the fans for attending the concert.

Sun, 26 May 2019 15:03:00 +0300
Italians headed to polling stations on Sunday to cast their ballots on the final day of the 2019 European Parliament vote which kicked off on Thursday. Italy is electing the 9th Italian delegation to the European Parliament as part of the European elections held across the bloc.

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:27:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States hopes that participants of the upcoming next round of talks between Caracas and Venezuelan opposition in Norway would concentrate exclusively on conditions of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's resignation.

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:27:00 +0300
Kate Kretz explained that she decided to turn MAGA hats into hate symbols to attract people’s attention to the fact that “history is repeating itself”. MAGA (Make America Great Again) is a campaign slogan which is used in US politics and was promoted by Donald Trump during his presidential campaign in 2016.

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:12:28 +0300
Polling stations across Belgium are open on Sunday, as voters are picking candidates in regional, federal and EU Parliament elections. Voting is compulsory in the country and the turnout usually exceeds 90%.

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:09:00 +0300
The sheer power of the earthquake in Peru apparently caused some BTS fans to wonder whether the tremors could extend into neighbouring Brazil, where the band was performing at the time.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:59:00 +0300
On Thursday, European parliamentary elections commenced in some European states, and on Sunday, the final day of voting across the EU, remaining countries are heading to the polls.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:59:00 +0300
Earlier, UN Special Representative for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said that a new generation of Daesh fighters might emerge in Iraq if the issue of returning terrorists from Syria is not appropriately managed.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:57:00 +0300
LG's mobile division reported $700 million in net losses in 2018, while Huawei overtook Apple to become the world's second-largest smartphone maker. This may change soon, however, with Huawei poised for a tougher spell after Washington imposed restrictions on exports to US products, including vital software and parts, to the Chinese corporation.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:54:00 +0300
European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi is set to step down from his role later this year, and EU officials, economists and observers are debating who would be his likely successor and how this power transition will affect the course of monetary policy in the Eurozone.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:50:00 +0300
Argentine football star Lionel Messi has been receiving backlash of late, as Barcelona failed to end their ongoing season on a high, getting dumped out by Liverpool in the Champions League semi-final.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:41:00 +0300
Two people who were inside the jet, the pilot and his wife, did not sustain injuries, according to the German Bild newspaper.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:28:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iraqi President Barham Salih has received an invitation from his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, to visit Iran, during his meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the presidential office said.

Sun, 26 May 2019 12:46:00 +0300
Earlier, the United States deployed the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Persian Gulf to send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran.

Sun, 26 May 2019 12:35:00 +0300
Last week the German aviation company Lilium unveiled the design of its five-seat vertical take-off and landing electric jet, which completed its maiden flight earlier this month.

Sun, 26 May 2019 12:24:00 +0300
Shortly after Theresa May announced that she would resign as the leader of the Conservative Party on 7 June and continue to lead the government until her successor is chosen, former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson hinted that he is ready to become the country's next PM.

Sun, 26 May 2019 12:00:00 +0300
Leader of the European People's Party in the European Parliament and member of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria Manfred Weber has cast his vote in the 2019 European Parliament elections.

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:54:00 +0300
UK's Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation on Friday as the Tory leader on 7 June but will continue serving as prime minister until a new party leader is chosen.

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:29:00 +0300
Pakistani security personnel clashed with workers from the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement, whose members attempted to mount an attack on a security check post in Miransha, North Waziristan, Geo News reported, citing sources in the security forces.

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:06:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump's routine on Air Force One has been revealed by former staffers, who claimed that he would call meetings at all hours and stay up to gossip with colleagues.

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:58:00 +0300
On 8 May, Iran announced a decision to partially discontinue its obligations under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Tehran gave European signatories 60 days to ensure that Iran's interests were protected under the agreement.

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:47:00 +0300
Earlier, the United States had sent at least seven warships, including the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, to the Gulf region.

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:29:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Washington and Tokyo were progressing very well in their trade talks, noting, however, that many issues would not be resolved until Japan holds elections to its upper chamber in July.

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:00:00 +0300
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) sweeping victory has opened the door to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second five-year term. Amrita Dhillon, an Indian journalist and founding editor of The Kootneeti, explained the success, giving prognosis on the simmering India-Pakistan conflict and New Delhi's next steps on the international arena.

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:00:00 +0300
The Ural and two other vessels of its kind, the Sibir and the Arktika, are expected to become the world’s largest and most powerful icebreakers when commissioned before the end of 2021.

Sun, 26 May 2019 09:26:00 +0300
According to the US National Weather Service, a tornado is believed to have been responsible for destroying a motel and causing other damage in the Oklahoma City area.

Sun, 26 May 2019 09:08:00 +0300
Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has resigned after seven years in office, Australian broadcaster ABC reported on Sunday.

Sun, 26 May 2019 09:06:00 +0300
Indian labourer Raj Kumar claimed he was drunk and couldn’t remember any details of the shocking incident, which was captured by CCTV.

Sun, 26 May 2019 08:53:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Although 77 people expressed a desire to run for the Algerian presidential election scheduled for July 4, none of them submitted their candidature documents to the Constitutional Council in time, meaning the election may automatically be rescheduled, El Khabar news outlet reported Sunday, citing Algeria's Interior Ministry.

Sun, 26 May 2019 08:42:00 +0300
The illustration of Bernie Sanders appeared on the Friday cover of Politico magazine where the only Jewish candidate in the US Democratic presidential race is seen standing next to what looks like a money tree.

Sun, 26 May 2019 08:31:00 +0300
Actor Johnny Depp earlier accused ex-wife Amber Heard of having “painted-on bruises”, as he rejected allegations of being physically abusive in newly-filed court documents.

Sun, 26 May 2019 08:30:00 +0300
They say patience is always rewarded and if you are looking for proof for this statement, just watch this hilarious video.

Sun, 26 May 2019 07:00:00 +0300
Spain is due to hold its European Parliament vote on 26 May. However, Spaniards do not look much interested in the upcoming event. Spanish academics Santiago Nino Becerra and Carlos Vidal Prado have explained the phenomenon, emphasising the importance of the EU elections for Spain and Europe in general.

Sun, 26 May 2019 06:55:00 +0300
The man allegedly kidnapped Stan Lee in 2018 and attempted to turn him against his family, according to court documents.

Sun, 26 May 2019 06:40:52 +0300
The 45th stirred up Twitter once again – this time with a typo in his Democratic 2020 rival’s name.

Sun, 26 May 2019 06:08:00 +0300
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Four people are missing after two freight ships collided in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of Japan on Sunday morning, local media reported.

Sun, 26 May 2019 05:15:00 +0300
This call comes just hours after Norway announced that negotiations between delegations of Venezuela’s legitimate president Maduro and self-imposed interim president Guaido will continue next week.

Sun, 26 May 2019 03:57:14 +0300
Civilians refusing to enlist are being imprisoned or executed, sparking violent protests among locals, according to reports. In the meantime, the SDF forcibly thwarted an attempt by a group of women and children trying to escape a camp in al-Hawl.

Sun, 26 May 2019 03:31:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad to discuss the situation in the Middle East amid rising tensions between the Teheran and Washington, the Iraqi government said.

Sun, 26 May 2019 03:26:50 +0300
The cyber weapon was developed by the US tech spying agency to break into foreign computers, but now the US itself is under attack by the malware, and tech experts say it’s the handiwork of the NSA.

Sun, 26 May 2019 03:07:48 +0300
American actor Jon Voight, the father of renowned Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, turned to Twitter in a bid to express his support for US president Donald Trump and call on ”fellow Americans” to acknowledge just how difficult Trump's job is.

Sun, 26 May 2019 03:05:00 +0300
ROME (Sputnik) - The last three Russian nationals who remained hospitalized in Italy after their tour bus crashed in the province of Tuscany on Wednesday have been released and were taken to the airport to return to Russia, the Russian Embassy in Rome said.

Sun, 26 May 2019 02:41:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 25 soldiers and several civilians were killed in an ambush organized by the Boko Haram militant group in northeast Nigeria, Reuters said, citing two security sources.

Sun, 26 May 2019 02:22:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Norway's Foreign Ministry announced that his country would host another round of talks between the main political actors involved in the ongoing Venezuelan political crisis next week.

Sun, 26 May 2019 01:44:00 +0300
The permanent representative to the UN said Iran acknowledges US interest in engaging in dialogue, but added that there are three major obstacles that make a diplomatic resolution to the on-going crisis impossible at this moment.

Sun, 26 May 2019 01:43:00 +0300
On Sunday US President Donald Trump downplayed the recent missile launches made by Pyongyang, saying that the tests have \"disturbed some of my people\". The statement came only a day after US National Security Adviser John Bolton slammed North Korean actions as a violation of United Nations resolutions.

Sun, 26 May 2019 00:54:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump pledged to make an expedited appeal of the ruling by a US federal judge that blocks him from building sections of his long-promised wall on the country's southern border with Mexico.

Sun, 26 May 2019 00:17:00 +0300
Andrea Leadsom, who stepped down earlier this week as Leader of the House of Commons, the UK parliament's lower chamber, has confirmed she would run for UK Conservative party leadership, local media reported Saturday.

Sun, 26 May 2019 00:11:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A local Daesh* commander and four militants were killed in a raid carried out by the Afghan Special forces in Nangarhar province in the east of the country, local media reported on Saturday.

Sat, 25 May 2019 23:05:00 +0300
Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, who left the UK cabinet in November over the disagreement with the government on the departure from the European Union, announced on Saturday he would run for the Conservative party leadership, Reuters reported.

Sat, 25 May 2019 22:19:00 +0300
The incident occurred on Saturday, when French activists gathered in different cities in France for the 28th consecutive week of Yellow Vests protests. According to French media estimations, some 3,200 people were participating in yellow vest protests across France.

Sat, 25 May 2019 22:05:00 +0300
Syrian forces repelled on Friday evening the attack of Hayyat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group (formerly al-Nusra) in the Syrian province of Hama, the Russian centre for Syrian Reconciliation reported Saturday.

Sat, 25 May 2019 22:00:00 +0300
The idea to obtain a nudist licence apparently started when the pub launched a naked calendar to help fund a certain legal battle, leading to naturists from around the world starting to enquire whether the establishment now welcomes nudists.

Sat, 25 May 2019 21:39:00 +0300
In March, Texas officials and an airport in New York reversed plans to allow fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A to open branches there, citing donations to religious groups that are allegedly promulgating homophobic views.

Sat, 25 May 2019 21:21:00 +0300
During the early days of this year's Cannes Film Festival, Bong Joon Ho’s 'Parasite' has occupied the number one position on Screen’s Cannes jury grid getting an average score of 3.4.

Sat, 25 May 2019 21:03:00 +0300
The European Union is in the final stage of a four-day election marathon being held on 23-26 May. Belgian voters are preparing to cast their ballots on Sunday in the EU Parliamentary, federal and regional elections.

Sat, 25 May 2019 20:58:00 +0300
White House staffers reportedly came to dread long overseas flights in the company of Donald Trump, where they allegedly have to deal with the lack of sleeping space and the president suddenly summoning them to discuss random issues.

Sat, 25 May 2019 20:51:00 +0300
Beijing's new draft regulation reportedly looks to retaliate against the Trump administration's crackdown on Chinese tech giant Huawei with a ban on US tech companies.

Sat, 25 May 2019 20:36:00 +0300
BEIRUT (Sputnik) - The Syrian government forces responded with fire to constant shelling from the north of Hama province and destroyed terrorists’ missile launchers in the region on Saturday, a source familiar with the situation on the ground told Sputnik.

Sat, 25 May 2019 20:11:00 +0300
The high-performance vehicle was reportedly stolen outside a cafe in West Perth, Australia, at about 10:20 am local time, according to police.

Sat, 30 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0400
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