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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:44:33 +0300
The US Department of Justice announced that a Lebanese businessman has been arrested and charged with evading US sanctions by financial supporting the Hezbollah terror organization.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:28:25 +0300
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier told Sputnik that his group is trying to meet a Monday deadline to file a complaint opposing the US Department of State’s decision to approve a permit for construction of TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:01:00 +0300
Russian businessman Viktor Bout's attorney Alexey Tarasov said that Russia filed an amicus curiae brief in the US Supreme Court in support of the review of Russian businessman Viktor Bout's case.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:42:46 +0300
A senior Hamas official identified as Mazen Faqha was killed in the Gaza Strip, media report.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:30:00 +0300
A group of Russian football fans from Krasnodar arranged a hospitality event for supporters of a visiting Cote d’Ivoire team.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:30:00 +0300
Fierce battles are taking place in Syria as peace talks begin in Geneva between the Syrian government and opposition groups. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear speaks with Political analyst Marwa Osman about the peace talks and what effect they have on the ongoing conflict.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:20:00 +0300
A new study is proposing an enormous change to long-held ideas about how dinosaurs are classified. Some paleontologists are suggesting moving theropods, the group that boasts the Tyrannosaurus rex, to another branch of the “dinosaur family tree,” implying that dinosaur development may have happened earlier than previously believed.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:10:00 +0300
A Republican lawmaker from Oklahoma is facing backlash for his response to questions from a Democratic colleague about rape and incest being “part of God’s will.”

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:02:31 +0300
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker claims Donald Trump has confused him with European Council President Donald Tusk.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:00:00 +0300
A special investigation into how more than $115 billion in funding from the US was allocated in Afghanistan found that at least $1 billion was spent “questionably.” Prosecutors have recovered $27.7 million just from their investigations into troops stationed in North Carolina.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:45:58 +0300
Tunisia has summoned the British ambassador over the recent UK carry-on electronics ban on flights from Tunisia.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:36:59 +0300
The Montreal Muslim community is outraged by preaching by an invited imam that called for Jews to be killed. The imam apparently recited verses that call for the deaths of Jews when he gave a sermon at a local mosque, according to a report by CBC News.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:23:29 +0300
An employment contractor experienced a data breach affecting information of 1.4 million people in the state of Illinois.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:56:37 +0300
At least 50 people were killed and dozens others were injured this week in the Central African Republic (CAR) in attacks on three villages in the central Bambari region, media report.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:54:42 +0300
Rapper Kendrick Lamar has joined the growing list of rappers to go after US President Donald Trump, calling him a “chump” in his latest track.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:35:59 +0300
A day of silence starts in Bulgaria on Saturday ahead of the snap parliamentary election that will be held the following day.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:12:00 +0300
The shooter or shooters may currently be at large. The incident occurred close to a train station in the city of Lille, near the Belgian border.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:09:28 +0300
Pope Francis has called for unity and solidarity in Europe ahead of the Saturday EU summit in Rome.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:48:39 +0300
The US Coast Guard announced that the United States, Russia and six other Arctic ended a meeting in Boston by inking a joint statement agreeing to cooperate in emergency maritime responses and other combined operations in the Arctic.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:42:20 +0300
Trump announced he will focus next on tax reform after the Republican healthcare bill was pulled.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:40:00 +0300
As the US Marines attempt to recover from a scandal involving hundreds of servicemen distributing nude photos on social media, one man’s supposed attempt at trapping and reporting the perpetrators has fallen flat.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:37:55 +0300
Maduro called on the United Nations Friday to support the country's pharmaceutical industry.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:31:10 +0300
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported that two civilian casualties have been reported as a result of military warehouse explosions in Balakliia city in eastern Ukraine.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:18:20 +0300
A nursing home worker in Florida has been arrested for secretly taping elderly residents having sex and uploading the video to Snapchat.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:17:00 +0300
Students in Toronto, Canada’s largest school system, will not be making any trips to the United States “indefinitely” over US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:11:21 +0300
Francois Fillon returned the suits that were presented to him by his friend Robert Bourgi, after the suits became part of the investigation against the candidate.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:05:00 +0300
US President Donald Trump said his party's proposed health care bill, the American Health Care Act, came very close to getting the votes it needed, but that it failed due to a lack of Democratic support - despite his party controlling both houses of Congress.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:57:10 +0300
A report by GAO reveals that the Air Force's KC-46 modernization program to replace one-third of the aging US aerial refueling fleet, remains more than a year behind schedule with the prospect of additional delays due to air-worthiness certifications issues with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:49:43 +0300
German Defense Minister criticized Donald Trump for his controversial remark about alleged Germany's debt to NATO.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:33:00 +0300
Fierce fighting between Arab-Kurdish detachments SDF and Daesh terrorists is underway to the northwest of the city of Raqqa.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:26:00 +0300
The Russian Defense Ministry announced that its International Military Cooperation Main Directorate Chief Sergei Koshelev and his German counterpart Geza von Geyr discussed the situation in Eastern Europe and in the Middle East.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:25:58 +0300
Russia expressed readiness to participate in the project on the recovery of citrus fruit production in Cuba, the Russian Agriculture Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:15:37 +0300
A video game created by supporters of the German Social Democratic Party allows users to drive a train conducted by candidate for German chancellor Martin Schulz over a shirtless Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:09:00 +0300
London's Metropolitan Police Service stated that six people, detained after the terror attack in London's Westminster, have been released from custody.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:04:00 +0300
An informed source at the scene said that the Syrian Armed Forces on Friday established control of the city of Dayr Hafir in the Aleppo province.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:00:23 +0300
French lawmaker Yves Pozzo di Borgo claims that Marine Le Pen was hoping to boost her personal credibility ahead of the upcoming election in France by meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:57:00 +0300
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan talks about the strenuous process of repealing and replacing the Affordable Health Care Act (ACHA), commonly known as \"Obamacare.\"

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:53:28 +0300
On March 24, a sailor arrested by Irish police on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female sailor was released back into the custody of the US Navy. The sailor is reportedly connected to the USS Donald Cook.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:52:00 +0300
The Embassy of Saudi Arabia in the United Kingdom said that the perpetrator of the terrorist attack in London’s Westminster, Khalid Masood, had visited Saudi Arabia on multiple occasions in 2005-2009 and in 2015.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:35:20 +0300
Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders says that the victory of French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election would be a tragedy for the European Union.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:34:00 +0300
Mass confusion reigns in Washington DC, the nation's capital, as lawmakers and politicians blasting President Barack Obama for seven years learn the hard way that healthcare legislation is not so easy as running smart TV ads and reciting clean talking points.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:05:00 +0300
A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) press release reported this week that the USS Montgomery’s Final Contract Trials have been completed. The fourth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) built in Mobile, Alabama, the Montgomery’s trials formally came to an end March 17, completing a construction period that began in June 2013.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:03:33 +0300
The alleged “wiretap” of US President Donald Trump helps reveal the vastness of the US surveillance state, according to National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:00:00 +0300
Military strategists in Poland are torn as to whether to bolster the country’s aerial arsenal with more beleaguered F-35 Joint Strike Fighters or upgraded F-16 Fighting Falcons.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:59:00 +0300
Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:58:00 +0300
A Congressional report released this week warned that Russian-Chinese military-to-military cooperation is moving toward a disturbingly high level. Commenting on the report, Radio Sputnik commentator Ilya Kharlamov suggested that its authors have a pretty superficial understanding of the causes behind the expanded cooperation.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:55:00 +0300
Montenegrins in the town of Danilovgrad are shocked after they were banned from laying flowers on a memorial dedicated to Sasa Stojicin, the first victim of NATO's Yugoslavia bombings in 1999.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:38:41 +0300
Moscow and Washington confirmed there have been no major incidents in Syria in connection with the actions of Russian and US-led coalition jets.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:31:42 +0300
Over the past month alone 106 civilians were killed in Yemen, mostly by air strikes and shelling by Saudi-led coalition war ships, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:23:00 +0300
Washington has \"indications\" that some Daesh and al-Shabaab terrorists are open to reconciliation, the AFRICOM commander said.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:16:00 +0300
Eight Donetsk People's Republic soldiers lost their lives in the fight against Ukrainian troops over the past week.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:08:00 +0300
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang's recent statement in Canberra that construction work in the South China Sea is for civilian, not military purposes, is aimed at skeptics in Australia, Yang Mian of the Communication University of China told Sputnik.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:03:00 +0300
Donald Trump's administration said it seeks maximum transparency regarding the vote on a new healthcare bill that is intended to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0300
The Second Russian Military Robotics Conference took place at Patriot Park in Kubinka near Moscow, where Russian manufacturers showed off their last developments, such as unmanned tanks and automatic weapons.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:59:00 +0300
Elite units of the Syrian Armed Forces, in cooperation with the Allied detachments, have regained control of all the facilities and compounds of buildings previously captured by militants of the terrorist group Nusra Front (banned in Russia) in an industrial zone in the east of Damascus, according to the Syrian Armed Forces Command.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:56:31 +0300
The Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Catalonia opened probe into the actions of the local authorities non-compliant with the ruling of the Spanish Constitutional Court to halt the preparations for a referendum on Catalonia's independence from Spain.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:55:00 +0300
The US military probably underestimated the number of Daesh terrorists near Libya's Sirte and overestimated the number of civilians, the AFRICOM chief said.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:47:15 +0300
A gradual increase of the average annual price for Urals oil from $55 per barrel in 2017 to $60 per barrel in 2018 is planed, according to Russian Central Bank.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:26:00 +0300
Over the past month, Belarus, one of Russia's closest political, economic and military partners, has been rocked by a series of protests, all amid a general cooling in Moscow-Minsk ties. Respected Russian foreign affairs commentator Mikhail Demurin warns that Moscow must not allow the EU or the US to pull Belarus out of Russia's strategic orbit.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:24:20 +0300
US companies that focus on services have been more affected by sanctions imposed on Russia than their Russian counterparts, Russia's Trade Representative to the United States Alexander Stadnik told Sputnik on Friday.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:21:00 +0300
A Dutch statistics organization has announced that it will be collecting data from social media which will show how people have responded to moments of terror attacks or aricraft disasters. However, the data gurus are also looking at how Twitter could be used to predict future catastrophes.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:10:15 +0300
Despite a tough political situation, the export from Russia to the United States was increasing in 2016.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:04:03 +0300
Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said there was no evidence of Russia's alleged meddling in the French election.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:00:23 +0300
Six cases of H7N9 avian influenza virus infection in China's southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, including three lethal ones, were recorded between March 17 and 23, according to local media.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:59:05 +0300
Moscow called for joining efforts to demine the Syrian city of Palmyra.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:55:00 +0300
Today’s headlines include: Tributes paid in London following this week’s terror attack; and US President Trump faces a divided party on his promise to repeal Obamacare.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:51:00 +0300
A fresh Wikileaks document dump has exposed a CIA program aimed at hacking computers, mobile phones and even smart TVs from companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung, using techniques users could neither detect nor disable by resetting their devices – and a security expert has told Sputnik all tech lovers should be extremely concerned.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:48:03 +0300
Astana conference were the talks to focus just on ceasefire and humanitarian issues and prisoners, but Syrian authorities did not release any prisoners, no humanitarian issues changed in the besieged areas, so Astana 1 and Astana 2 did not give anything, according to spokesman for the Southern Front Issam Rais.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:47:00 +0300
US and Russian trade companies did more business directly rather than via intermediaries in 2016.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:40:00 +0300
The \"two-speed\" Europe concept continues to stir heated debate among European observers. While some of them question the notion or disapprove outright, others argue that the concept really makes sense. However, both the antagonists and the proponents of the idea agree that the bloc needs to change.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:39:27 +0300
The YPG units said they were close to liberating the Tabqah dam in Syria from Daesh.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:31:00 +0300
The largest Jehovah’s Witnesses group in Russia had its activities suspended by the authorities for allegedly conducting extremist activities.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:28:00 +0300
Syrian army reinforcements are arriving in Hama ahead of an operation to regain government-held territory which had been attacked by armed militants in the province, a military source told Sputnik.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:27:26 +0300
The Israeli forces put up signs saying ‘No entry’ and prevented Palestinians from accessing agricultural areas around the valley of Wadi Qana in the central part of the West Bank, according to local media.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:27:00 +0300
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is under more political pressure ahead of the federal elections, September 2017, after a new poll found that 44 percent of voters would prefer ex-European Parliament President Martin Schulz to form the next government, rather than her.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:25:00 +0300
After years of berating Obamacare as a disaster, Republicans have one shot to act on their campaign promises, and it may wind up slipping through their fingertips.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:20:00 +0300
Brexit uncertainty is causing the Scottish whiskey sector to fear the worst as they expect financial loss due to the lack of sufficient trade agreements. Suppliers believe that their products will be lost from the market due Brexit.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:16:00 +0300
Eighteen years after the beginning of NATO’s aerial bombardment of Yugoslavia, Serbian children who were born during that troubled time still bear the emotional scars left by war.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:13:00 +0300
Moscow hopes that its exports to the United States will reach the pre-crisis level in 2017.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:02:00 +0300
President Donald Trump said on Friday that US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan should remain in his position even if the vote on the new Republican healthcare bill to replace Obamacare fails.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:56:00 +0300
Aramco, the state-owned Saudi Arabian oil company, could list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) before the end of 2018, it has been announced - if an expected market value of around US$2 trillion is achieved following its initial public offering, it'll be the largest in history.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:53:00 +0300
The fact that the Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack on a Rosgvardiya military unit in the village of Naurskaya of the Chechen Republic showed that the troops of the National Guard of the Russian Federation are at the forefront of the fight against international terrorism, according to official statement.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:52:00 +0300
On World Tuberculosis Day, which is observed every year on March 24, a Russian company announced the release of a new treatment of one of the most deadly infectious diseases.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:51:00 +0300
The national Front party leader said there was no need for another Cold War between Russia and the United States.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:46:01 +0300
The US-led coalition air forces launched 35 strikes consisting of 89 engagements against the Daesh targets in Syria and Iraq, according to Operation Inherent Resolve.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:46:00 +0300
Leaving the Eurozone will exacerbate Italy's problems, an executive board member of the European Central Bank said.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:38:00 +0300
The girl has undergone her first course of chemotherapy and is now in good condition.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:29:00 +0300
Both Greece and Poland have raised doubts over the proposed Rome Declaration, due to be agreed on the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, March 25, paving the way for the future of the EU without Britain.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:28:00 +0300
While the world is battling Daesh, al-Qaeda is quietly gaining a better foothold in Africa, according to an intelligence report.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:20:00 +0300
The day after the London terror attack took place on March 22, UK social media users shared images of London Underground signs displaying messages of unity and defiance.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:15:00 +0300
Germany's largest oil and gas company Wintershall is fed up with Polish opposition to the Nord Stream 2 project and says that \"solidarity is not a one-way street.\"

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:14:00 +0300
The Daesh militant group, which is banned in Russia, claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on a Russian National Guard post in the Chechnya region.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:09:30 +0300
India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told parliament that the government is in talks with the Donald Trump administration and assured that there was no need to worry over visas for now. The same day a new bill on H-1B visa was introduced in the US Congress.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:02:00 +0300
US special services were not wiretapping Trump Tower, \"it was all legal surveillance,\" the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee chairman said.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:02:00 +0300
CNN has failed to present any concrete proof pertaining to its allegations that Russia and the Trump team were involved in \"the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign,\" according to RIA Novosti political analyst Vladimir Ardayev.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:57:00 +0300
The Keystone XL Pipeline's operator said the US Department of State had issued a Presidential Permit to construct it.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:51:00 +0300
The State Department has issued a permit to construct the 1,179-mile Keystone XL pipeline.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:50:00 +0300
Russia is negotiating with China on behalf of India to get membership for the Nuclear Suppliers Group which India needs urgently.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:46:48 +0300
Moscow has requested consultations at the UN Security Council concerning the developments in Mosul.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:44:00 +0300
Somewhere in northern Iran, an unusual limousine hybrid can be seen taking on city traffic. The limo is constructed from a few retro-cars and has caused a wave of reactions on Iranian social networks.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:43:00 +0300
In an interview with Sputnik, Russian military expert Vasily Kashin gave his thoughts on France's plans to deploy its Mistral-class helicopter carrier to the area near the Tinian Island in the Pacific Ocean to join the war games which will involve the US, Japan and Britain.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:30:00 +0300
The letter of Freedom Watch's Larry Klayman to the House Intelligence Committee disclosed that over the years the US intelligence community gathered surveillance on prominent Americans, including Donald Trump. Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel told Sputnik what implications the recent disclosure may have on former Obama officials.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:29:00 +0300
The sanctions targeted 30 individuals and entities in China, North Korea and the United Arab Emirates.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:26:50 +0300
Russia's Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said that the purchase of foreign currency by the Russia's Finance Ministry could have caused short-term deterioration in the exchange rate and inflation expectations, but in present the situation on the currency market remains stable.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:15:00 +0300
Gazprom's projects aimed at bypassing Ukraine amid the ongoing crisis facing that country have put Kiev's status as a transit state in jeopardy. Experts warn that a perfect storm of negative factors is making it increasingly likely that the value of Ukraine's impressive network of pipelines will soon be equivalent to that of scrap metal.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:11:10 +0300
The operation of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has created $400 million worth in damages and left dozens of teachers and pupils dead in the wake of the ongoing hostilities, according to Ismail Zaidan, the information officer at the Ministry of Education of Yemen.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:10:00 +0300
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has railed against what he called European hypocrisy, insisting that he will continue to taunt European leaders with \"Nazi\" jibes, if they continue calling him a \"dictator.\" His remarks come just weeks ahead of a major Turkish referendum.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:09:00 +0300
Some EU nations exploited loopholes in the UN carbon-trading system to emit more greenhouse gases, an analysis by the European Commission, seen by media, revealed Friday.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:02:00 +0300
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) managed to establish control over the key sectors of the road, connecting Raqqa with Aleppo and Deir ez-Zor as part of the Operation Euphrates Rage, SDF said in a statement on Friday.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0300
These brave tourists risked life and limb to swim with a 13-foot-long crocodile at Banco Chinchorro, Mexico.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:57:52 +0300
Rising tensions between Russia and Western states may turn the Arctic into yet another arena for a military standoff between world powers.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:56:49 +0300
James Shea, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Emerging Threats at NATO – now that’s a lovely title – recently gave a talk at a private club in London on the Islamic State/Daesh. Shea, as many will remember, made his name as NATO’s spokesman during the NATO war on Yugoslavia in 1999.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:53:00 +0300
Moscow is ready to take part in Normandy Format talks on Ukraine when conditions for them are met, according to Russia's deputy foreign minister.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:53:00 +0300
The European Commission's lead negotiator on Britain's exit from the EU, Michel Barnier, has said that \"the no-deal scenario is not our scenario\" and that he would put \"citizens first\" in the negotiations which would start with a 'divorce' before moving on to a new trade agreement with Britain.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:52:44 +0300
In the follow-up to the EU Court's much-debated decision to allow the prohibition of religious symbols, the idea of banning hijabs and other Muslim garment seems to be catching a second wind. A Norwegian politician moved to ban Oslo municipality employees from wearing headscarves.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:49:00 +0300
Ankara sent 13 trucks filled with stationery and educational materials on Friday to assist the Syrian children and public schools of the northern Syrian cities of Jarabulus and Al Bab, local media reported.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:46:00 +0300
The World Meteorological Organization has issued a report on the state of global climate, which warns the Earth has reached the stage by which scientists can no longer fully understand its environmental conditions - humankind has, the Organization believes, now stepped into truly \"uncharted territory\" in respect of climate.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:44:00 +0300
Alexander Vucic said Serbia will never seek to become part of NATO, since the military alliance devastated the country and killed its citizens.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:41:00 +0300
The Damascus delegation to the Geneva talks on Syrian reconciliation slammed London and Paris for supporting terrorism and praised Moscow for its role in the peace process.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:33:57 +0300
Syria's government army has killed a field commander of the Tahrir al-Sham militant group in the north of Hama, the capital of Syria's western province of the same name.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:30:00 +0300
Global population numbers are rising and by 2050 could reach 10 billion, according to experts. As the world population grows - so does the need for more food and researchers suggest that adding crickets, termites and other innovative options to your menu may just be the way to go.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:27:00 +0300
With a gradual cut in funding to the British National Health Service (NHS), the reversal of Obamacare, economic problems within European countries and demographic issues, it seems that universal health care systems may be under threat. In this program we take a look at the British National Health Service, the NHS.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:25:00 +0300
At least twelve migrants have died as a result of a boat sinking off Turkey's western Aegean coast, local media reported on Friday.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:17:00 +0300
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent charity organization in cooperation with the United Nations sent 40 trucks, filled with humanitarian aid, to the Syrian Wadi Barada valley near Damascus, according to official statement.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:16:34 +0300
Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal probe on suspicion a foreign spy agency has been operating within the Turkish community in Switzerland.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:14:00 +0300
As Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti speculated that Moscow may \"perhaps\" be providing support to the Taliban, high-ranking Russian diplomats and military officials were left to wonder what prompted him to bring forth these \"absolutely false\" claims.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:10:00 +0300
The European Parliament lawmakers called on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to investigate allegations of Monsanto falsifying reports on the safety of a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant - glyphosate, and take action if violations are found, the statement issued on Friday said.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:08:00 +0300
According to the source in the Russian Ministry of Transport, Russian and Israeli aviation authorities have reached agreement which granted Russian airlines Ural Airlines and Pegas Fly (also known as Ikar) permission to travel from Moscow region's Zhukovsky International Airport to Tel Aviv.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:02:20 +0300
An explosion in one of the gardens in Cairo's Maadi suburb killed at least one person, three others were injured, according to local media.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:51:06 +0300
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that US and German funds, mainly through Lithuania and Poland, financed people preparing provocation in Belarus, his press service said Friday.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:44:00 +0300
The atmosphere in the German Social Democratic (SPD) party’s branch in the German southwestern state of Saarland, seen as the first test for the SPD and its new leader Martin Schulz, is optimistic ahead of the Sunday regional election, SPD Saarland’s spokesman Ingmar Naumann told Sputnik.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:43:00 +0300
Kawehi is a talented singer and multi-instrumentalist who seems to love experiments. This young and pretty lady not only has a sweet voice but also an amazing sense of rhythm!

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:35:00 +0300
Russia considers the provocative claims of Georgia on the issue of Abkhazia and South Ossetia an excuse to derail the dialogue on the Geneva platform, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:35:00 +0300
A major big data study has determined moderate alcohol consumption is good for you, with a pint of beer per day reducing the risk of heart attacks and angina by a third - moreover, teetotallers are at greater risk of contracting such diseases, with total abstinence increases an individual's cancer odds by 24 percent.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:28:00 +0300
The German chancellor said she saw no alternative to a \"two-state solution\" of the Isarel-Palestine standoff.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:25:00 +0300
Poland's Ministry of Internal Affairs has annulled the former government's document on migration policy, saying it fails to account for current realities, including the issue of Ukrainian economic migration. Ukrainian political observer Rostislav Ishchenko ponders Warsaw's likely response to the situation in Ukraine, which continues to deteriorate.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:25:00 +0300
Scottish first minister said that heads of devolved governments in Scotland and Bavaria signed an economic declaration on Friday to enhance cooperation ahead of UK’s exit from the European Union.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:21:00 +0300
The Russian Defense Ministry considers absurd the accusations of Head of US European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti against Russia, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:17:00 +0300
Britain's most senior ambassador to the EU has said there is no such thing as \"zero terror risk\" in Europe and that it was no coincidence that the London attack came on the anniversary of the Brussels attacks last year.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:16:38 +0300
The only way for the European countries to ensure security of their citizens is to send back migrants poising potential threat, a member of the right-wing Belgian Vlaams Belang (Flemish Interest) party, Bart Claes, told Sputnik, commenting on the recent terror attack in London.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:14:00 +0300
The reception that EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn received in Skopje this week illustrates the bloc's lack of popularity among Macedonians, Macedonian political analyst Cvetin Cilimanov told Sputnik.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:12:49 +0300
The Indian Navy is worried at the preponderance of human error that led to 21 operational accidents in the last three years. The most famous being the accident involving the submarine INS Sindhughosh and a fishing trawler in 2015.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:11:00 +0300
A new short-range air defense system, which will enter service in the Russian Armed Forces by 2030, is expected to be a modernized version of the Sosna system, according to the Russian military expert Viktor Murakhovsky.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:09:00 +0300
According to a poll, a total of 90 percent of UK citizens think that further terror attacks are likely to happen in the country after the attack in London, which is 6 percent more than in summer 2016.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:06:00 +0300
The man who attempted to hit pedestrians in the Belgian city of Antwerp was charged with terrorist murder attempt, the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office said Friday.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0300
The banning of Russia’s Eurovision contestant Yulia Samoilova by the Kiev regime is a new low – if that regime could possibly stoop any lower.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:46:36 +0300
Indian Defense Minister has said there is no uncertainty involved in purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia since Moscow has been a long standing and trusted defense partner.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:45:00 +0300
Kremlin spokesman said that Russia does not intend to interfere in other countries' domestic affairs or elections but looks forward to contacts with an entire spectrum of politicians.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:40:00 +0300
Hacks, wiretaps, Russia and Trump continue to dominate the news cycle. But have all the angles to this story been fully explored? It is really just as simple as it seems? That a man was fed up with corruption, leading to his murder?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:34:49 +0300
The ongoing tensions between the US and Russia may have a detrimental effect on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) and prompt a military escalation in Europe.

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