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Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:16:00 +0300
This weekend's wave of 'Yellow Vests' protests arrived in Paris on Saturday despite a ban on protesting along the Champs-Elysees, which was announced by French Prime Minister Edouard Phillippe after violence erupted last weekend.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:11:00 +0300
On Friday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters that the Daesh* terror group had been completely eliminated in Syria.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:02:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez dismissed the claims by US Vice President Mike Pence that Cuban military allegedly trained and supported Venezuelan secret police in a bid to silence the country's opposition, calling these allegations \"gross lies\" and a propaganda campaign.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:43:00 +0300
The French President’s remarks come about a week after the European Commission published a ten-point list on the balancing of relations with Beijing amid China's growing economic and political clout.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:20:00 +0300
The parade was held early in the morning; the President of Pakistan was present. After the parade, the president traditionally confers state awards and medals to distinguished servicemen at his residence.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:27:00 +0300
The Indian actress married to American singer & songwriter Nick Jonas revealed some ‘racy’ dimensions of their relationship as a newly married couple. Jointly known as ‘Nickyanka’ they got married in December last year in an elaborate wedding ceremony spanning days and multiple locations.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:20:00 +0300
Uri Geller, the Israeli-British psychic, famous for his legendary spoon-bending trick with the use of only his psychic powers, wrote in an open letter addressed to the UK Prime Minister Theresa May that he is going to stop Brexit “telepathically”.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:09:00 +0300
The Chinese decision comes even as the US recently remarked that Beijing has a responsibility “to not shield\" Pakistan. The loan is aimed at bailing out the cash-strapped Pakistani economy by strengthening foreign exchange reserve and ensuring balance of payment stability.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:06:57 +0300
Yemen still remains locked in a conflict between government forces led by President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi and Houthi rebels.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:01:57 +0300
PARIS (Sputnik) – Jurgen Stock, the secretary-general of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), said in an interview with ITV, he believed the organization could help mitigate any possible effects of Brexit on security.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 06:51:37 +0300
BEIJING (Sputnik) – The number of people killed in a powerful blast at a chemical plant in the city of Yancheng, located in China's eastern Jiangsu province, rose to 64, while 28 people are believed to be missing after the incident, the city mayor said on Saturday.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 06:24:38 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The National Office of Civil Aviation of Haiti (OFNAC) said in a statement it had decided on Friday to ban flights of Boeing 737 MAX planes in its airspace after the deadly crash in Ethiopia.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 06:20:19 +0300
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Guyana announced the creation of a new regional bloc — the Forum for the Latin American Progress and Development (Prosur), the countries' joint statement said on Friday.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 05:54:00 +0300
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza called on US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to step down \"for the future of all humanity\" in the wake of Pence's claim that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro \"must go.\"

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 05:09:00 +0300
US's “United Airlines” is the first American airline to implement a policy allowing its customers to identify themselves as non-binary, the company said in an official announcement on Friday.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 04:16:34 +0300
BEIJING (Sputnik) - A grave accident involving a tourist bus claimed lives of 26 people and left 28 others injured in China's southern Hunan province, local media reported on Saturday.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 04:10:14 +0300
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The UN Security Council should condemn US President Donald Trump’s statement calling for the recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari said in a statement on Friday.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 03:46:00 +0300
On Thursday, US President Donald Trump announced he would recognize Israel’s claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights. For 52 years, no US leader has gone against United Nations resolutions regarding Israel’s occupation to be illegal. A peace activist told Sputnik Friday it was a cynical political ploy by Washington.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 03:01:00 +0300
On a crisp March day in Kashgar, the biggest city on the western edge of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, men and women danced for hours to traditional music to celebrate the marriage of a young couple.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 02:37:41 +0300
China's first cloned police dog, a two-month-old Kunming wolfdog named Kunxun, received a warm welcome at Kunming Police Dog Base in Southwest China's Yunnan province on March 5, Science and Technology Daily reported.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:58:55 +0300
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have gotten heat to behave like sound: forming waves that go in a single direction and can interfere with each other, instead of spreading out in every direction, like heat typically does.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:16:40 +0300
Texas bartender Austin Shuffield was given the pink slip from his employer this week after video footage surfaced on social media showing him repeatedly punching a woman for briefly blocking a parking lot exit with her vehicle.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 00:36:00 +0300
Top Democratic Party leaders have insisted that US President Donald Trump not get a sneak peek at the Mueller report, which the special counsel delivered to the attorney general earlier Friday.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 00:04:00 +0300
The US Department of Justice confirmed on Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller has closed his investigation into allegations of collusion between US President Donald Trump's campaign team and Russia, and that his report has been delivered to US Attorney General William Barr for review.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:50:40 +0300
With multiple nations revitalizing or launching their manned space programs and even exploring moon and Mars bases, the natural question becomes: where to next? During a Reddit Q&A last week, a NASA engineer indicated that Saturn’s moon Titan could be home to humans one day.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:45:13 +0300
Inspired by Yogi Bear?

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:39:45 +0300
Though the report from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election remains unreleased, major news outlets continue to fill their news hours with hearsay and anonymous “tips” concerning its debut.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:34:02 +0300
Just weeks after the US unilaterally terminated its Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, but promised not to develop new weapons that had been banned by the treaty, the Pentagon has proposed in its 2020 budget several new missile programs.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:30:00 +0300
The US state of Alabama is one step closer to including an option on state income tax forms that would allow residents to opt to donate some of any tax refunds to building a wall on the US-Mexico border.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:16:00 +0300
LONDON (Sputnik) - Officials in Brussels are fearful of the United Kingdom staying in the European Union in time for this May’s European Parliament elections as the UK voters may vote overwhelmingly for euroskeptic candidates, David Coburn, an EP lawmaker for Scotland, told Sputnik on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:00:00 +0300
Concerned with the possibility that the Chinese government could swipe American intellectual property through its dealings with Google and use it to advanced its military, US Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford said Thursday that he will be addressing the matter at a meeting with executives from the tech company next week.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:00:00 +0300
Charlottesville, Virginia, the site of a deadly white supremacist rally just two years ago, is again facing the possibility of racist violence: for the second day in a row, local schools have been closed due to a threat of \"ethnic cleansing\" and other racially motivated crimes at the city's high schools.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:51:00 +0300
A number of Mi-8 military transport helicopters also took part in the exercise along with the warplanes.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:43:00 +0300
Moscow will take all necessary response measures if the United States implements its plans to test the SM-3 Block IIA interceptor missile against intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:35:45 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 10 suspects were detained during anti-terrorist raids in the German states of Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate, local media reported on Friday, citing the Frankfurt-am-Main prosecutor's office.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:33:00 +0300
The Venezuelan interior ministry insists that the detained associate of the Western-backed opposition leader was \"part of a terrorist cell.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:26:00 +0300
The map unveiled by the president allegedly depicted how the terrorists lost ground in Syria and Iraq during his presidency, but the social media crowd, it seems, had other ideas.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:22:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Iraqi authorities have launched an investigation against Nofal Akoub, the governor of the country's governorate of Nineveh, in connection with the recent deadly ferry incident in the governorate's city of Mosul, the INA news agency reported on Friday as the death toll in the accident rose to 105.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:11:17 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An explosion at a pesticide plant in the Jiangsu province in eastern China has killed at least 62 people, Chinese Central Television reported on Friday, adding that 26 of which have been identified.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:08:00 +0300
Earlier this week, the faculty of divinity at Britain's prestigious University of Cambridge mysteriously withdrew its fellowship offer to the Canadian academic pop icon, who was scheduled to join the school for a series of lectures on the Bible later this year.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:03:12 +0300
Following the EU's proposal to extend the Brexit deadline until 22 May, British economists, policymakers, and government officials appear to see a 'no-deal' scenario in a more favourable light than ever before, although contradictory reports claim the odds of such an outcome vary greatly.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:00:00 +0300
The new batch of Hillary Clinton emails obtained by Judicial Watch contains messages that the former secretary of state tried to delete, according to the watchdog. The latest collection casts doubt on Clinton's 2015 statement under oath that she handed all her confidential work-related emails to the State Department.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:57:06 +0300
Germany is facing the moderate risk of a recession this year due to the ongoing contraction in its manufacturing sector – one of the two key engines of the nation's GDP growth.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:36:00 +0300
BEIRUT (Sputnik) – The US-led international coalition to defeat the Daesh* and the SDF must be held accountable for the numerous civilian casualties that were the result of a 12-hour bombing of the Syrian village of Baghuz, Ahmad Kazem, the head of the Syrian Human Rights Network, told Sputnik on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:28:00 +0300
The day before, the US Treasury Department imposed fresh North Korea-related sanctions after Trump walked out of the much-awaited summit with Kim in Hanoi, refusing to lift all non-military punitive measures against Pyongyang.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:15:00 +0300
The prosecution described Alice Cutter as \"a central spoke in the National Action wheel\", whose “violent racist mindset” permeates the “secret chat groups” used by the organisation.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:58:00 +0300
The Sarmat, a new intercontinental ballistic missile with a range of up to 11,000 km, is a strategic weapon of last resort capable of carrying up to 24 nuclear-armed independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRVs), and has been touted as Russia's effort to preserve global strategic stability amid US plans to develop advanced missile defences.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:56:00 +0300
At the 11th hour, the Labour leader is to go further than making his case for avoiding a no-deal situation at all costs, he will in fact try to convince the Prime Minister of his much touted softer model for Brexit

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:55:00 +0300
The memo attacks the Prime Minister's speech in Brussels on Thursday night, stating that the British leader had \"missed an opportunity\" to \"help unite the country\" by failing to improve her Brexit deal.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:54:00 +0300
The Israeli police reportedly entered the French cultural centre in Jerusalem to cancel an event with a women's group, which has been accused by Tel Aviv of being sponsored by the Palestinians.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:48:00 +0300
Data centres that occupy sizeable physical space could soon be stored in a much more efficient and less bulky way, say \"roughly the size of a few board game dice.\"

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:31:00 +0300
A House Oversight Committee February report has prompted US senators to seek whether White House officials had negotiated transferring sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Speaking to Sputnik, scholars have weighed up Riyadh's chances of implementing a nuclear programme.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:23:00 +0300
Narendra Modi’s BJP has made terrorism one of its election planks as the party gears up to seek its second five-year term in office. Indian voters are going to elect new members to the lower house of Parliament in seven-phased polling starting 11 April, and results will be declared on 23 May.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:21:00 +0300
27 members of the Gyeonggi province backed a proposal ordering all schools to label products from 284 Japanese companies, including popular brands such as Mitsubishi, Toshiba and Hitachi as \"made by a Japanese firm responsible for war crimes\".

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:20:00 +0300
After Thursday's tweet by US President Donald Trump, in which he called to recognise the disputed territory of the Golan Heights, numerous European and Middle East countries voiced their strong opposition to the move.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:16:00 +0300
European Union leaders have told Theresa May she will face a no deal Brexit if she is unable to convince Parliament to vote for her deal at the third time of asking next week. There has been frantic speculation in the media about the dire consequences of a no deal Brexit.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:12:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump’s endorsement of the Israeli control over Syria’s Golan Heights changed nothing on the ground and only served to draw support for Syrian sovereignty, Peter Ford, a former UK ambassador to this Arab country, told Sputnik on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:10:00 +0300
On Friday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters that the Daesh* terror group had been completely eliminated in Syria.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:10:00 +0300
One cold morning in February 2009, investigators from the Information Commissioner's Office, the UK data watchdog, rapped loudly on the front door of a decrepit building secreted down an alley in Droitwich, Worcestershire. It was opened by a man named Ian Kerr - the ICO team informed him they were armed with a search warrant, and were coming in.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:09:00 +0300
Tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours continue to simmer following an Indian Air Force assault into Pakistani-controlled territory in Kashmir last month which sparked a long string of hostile back-and-forth rhetoric and military skirmishes.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:58:00 +0300
The suspect was released into the custody of the border patrol after being charged with bestiality and being given a $1,500 bond.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:42:00 +0300
Damascus said that the US announcement on its readiness to recognise the disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel were ‘irresponsible', adding that the Syrian people are determined to recover the area through all available means. The US move has been slammed by the EU, Russia, Iran and the Arab League as a violation of international law.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:25:24 +0300
GENEVA (Sputnik) - The death toll from Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi has increased to 430, Babar Baloch, the spokesperson for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), said in a statement on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:25:00 +0300
During the competition, 16-year-old Russian athlete Alina Zagitova displayed her mastery, performing a complicated free routine to the Carmen opera by Georges Bizet.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:16:00 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has sanctioned 31 people and entities over Iran's alleged proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, a senior administration official told reporters on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:09:00 +0300
The move was reportedly prompted by the perceived threats to coal mine projects in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor which have been facing stiff resistance from locals in Pakistan. China is reportedly unhappy over the Pakistani Army’s alleged inability to ensure the safety of the project despite repeated assurances.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:07:00 +0300
A Friday prayer session at one of Copenhagen's central squares by Hizb ut-Tahrir*, an Islamist organisation that seeks to establish a Sharia-governed regime and is forbidden in many countries, has been confronted by Danish nationalists, who organised a Quran burning.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:05:00 +0300
This week’s guest on Shooting From the Lip is veteran DJ and Talk show host Liz Kershaw.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:01:00 +0300
This comes a week after Taiwanese Deputy Defence Minister Shen Yi-ming told reporters that his ministry asked Washington to supply an updated version of US-made F-16 Fighting Falcon fighters to Taiwan in order to “demonstrate our determination and ability to defend ourselves”.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:55:00 +0300
While the potential economic destabilisation for the UK and EU wrought by a Brexit of any kind, including a no-deal one, has been the subject of debate since the 2016 referendum, a new study paints a rather dark picture of what to expect.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:54:00 +0300
The social media and the entertainment world are agog with news of a war of words between Pakistani actress Armeena Rana and the team of Bollywood and Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra. According to reports, Armeena Khan claims that she is being trolled on social media and she thinks the mastermind behind it is Priyanka Chopra.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:52:20 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A freight train carrying toxic materials, including ammonia, derailed in France's southwestern department of Landes on Friday, local authorities said in a statement.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:49:00 +0300
With Brexit negotiations drawing to a close and the possibility of crashing out from the European Union without a deal dawning on the UK, the variety of eerie UK media news stories by professing doomsday has been quite remarkable.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:47:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Irish police service, known as the Gardai, said the suspicious parcel recently found at a postal sorting office in Ireland's city of Limerick looked identical to four letter bombs sent by a group styling itself as the IRA to different locations in the United Kingdom earlier in March.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:42:00 +0300
The terrorist leader has reportedly become obese due to a lack of movement over the past two years, and has changed his hair colour and beard length.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:28:00 +0300
The French military began deploying the man-portable weapon in 2017, with plans to equip the French Armed Forces with some 400 launchers and 1,950 missiles by 2025.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:23:00 +0300
The so-called \"Match of Return\" protests are underway in the Gaza Strip.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:03:00 +0300
ROME (Sputnik) - Italian police and members of the Italian Financial Guard on Friday conducted searches in the houses of over 20 people suspected of financing terrorist activities, in particular, those of the Jabhat Fatah al-Sham* terrorist group, the Financial Guard said, citing prosecutors.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:58:00 +0300
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - India has decided not to send any representatives to the Pakistan Day reception in New Delhi, organized by the Pakistani diplomatic mission, because Islamabad invited Kashmiri militants to attend the event as well, a spokesman for the Indian Foreign Ministry, Raveesh Kumar, said.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:56:00 +0300
The suspect who attacked the priest is held in custody and will be interviewed today, CBC News reported citing Céline Barbeau, director of communications for the Saint Joseph's Oratory in Montreal.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:40:00 +0300
On 22 March 2019, President Donald Trump announced that the US would recognise Israel's sovereignty over occupied territories in the Golan Heights in a sharp foreign policy U-turn. Sputnik has taken a look at how Washington's attitude towards the disputed Golan Heights, annexed by Israel as a result of 1967 Six Day War, has changed over time.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:33:00 +0300
The criticism comes a few days after New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pledged that the Christchurch shooter who killed 50 people would face “the full force of the law” and that she would never utter his name.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:26:00 +0300
The rallies were also prohibited in a number of other cities, such as Nice, Marseille and Metz. Although the French government has scrapped the planned fuel tax hike which had triggered the demonstrations initially, the protests have continued.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:26:00 +0300
Local sources confirmed to Sputnik that heavy aerial activities, in addition to the firing of artillery, mortar and machine guns, are taking place from both sides of the Indo-Pak border.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:26:00 +0300
In April 1986, nearly a quarter century before the devastating 2011 NATO-led air campaign which left the North African country in ruins, the US military launched airstrikes against Libya in an attempt to assassinate Muammar Gaddafi over a nightclub bombing in West Berlin which was allegedly perpetrated by Libyan intelligence.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:26:00 +0300
Two people died in the aftermath of the incident; the driver of the lorry didn't sustain any injuries, the Moscow police told the local media.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:21:00 +0300
As Peter Dinklage’s doppelganger himself said, he likes the famous actor a lot as both of them are the same height, and would love to meet him in person.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:16:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Troops mobilized to protect public order at the upcoming Yellow Vests protests in the French capital can go as far as opening fire if their life or the life of people they defend are threatened, Gen. Bruno Leray, Paris military governor, said Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:44:00 +0300
PARIS (Sputnik) - Europe has taken all measures to ensure that its citizens and enterprises are protected in the event the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a deal, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:26:00 +0300
BEIJING (Sputnik) – China considers the US decision to impose sanctions on two of its companies for allegedly violating North Korea sanctions unlawful and a step in the wrong direction in terms of Beijing-Washington cooperation, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:22:08 +0300
When I was a bad lad at school the teacher would send me to see the Headmaster. I always knew that this was shorthand for me getting six whacks of the cane on my lardy ass. However, the actual pain of the punishment was nothing compared to the humiliation of having to sit outside his office waiting for him to bellow and let me in.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:04:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters said Friday that a misunderstanding with Turkey over its reaction to a shooting in two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch had been \"cleared up.\"

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:59:00 +0300
Her ordeal inspired her to launch SameYou, a charity that supports young people affected by brain injuries such as stroke, in addition to advancing research and rehabilitation programmes.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:56:00 +0300
The move comes a day after police said that all 50 people killed in last Friday’s attack by an Australian national on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand had been identified.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:53:00 +0300
Earlier, US President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter that now was the time for the US to recognize the Golan Heights as part of Israel. According to him, the time has come to take such a step in the interests of the security of Israel and the region as a whole.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:40:00 +0300
The annoyed exclamation was heard on the Sky News broadcast when May was close to finishing her angry speech that targeted members of parliament for their unwillingness to support her Brexit deal. The prime minister was also urging the lawmakers to finally make a decision.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:38:00 +0300
Euroscepticism, conservative values and opposition to current immigration policies have put Holland's Forum for Democracy, a newcomer in Dutch politics, at the top of the country's political Mount Olympus during this week's provincial elections.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:37:00 +0300
When directed toward Earth, powerful bursts of energy from the Sun's surface are capable of causing mass geomagnetic disturbances, burning out man-made electrical and communications equipment and power grids, and even leading to a higher incidence of cancer.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:36:00 +0300
The determined efforts of fire department officials have resulted in an unexpected miracle: a man has been rescued from a building nearly sixty hours after it collapsed in a city in Karnataka, a state in southern India.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:34:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - More than 150 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced in Burkina Faso amid atrocities by Islamist armed groups and counter-terror operations by security forces, the HRW watchdog said in a report on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:33:00 +0300
PARIS (Sputnik) - The European Union should not be held responsible for resolving the internal political crisis in the United Kingdom amid the country's withdrawal from the bloc, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:31:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump has said that he had been considering for a long time the decision to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:29:00 +0300
The unremitting barrage of signatures is itself a sign of how polarised Britain is when it comes to Brexit. On the one hand, millions support a swift departure from the EU, on the other, millions clearly wish to stay.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:22:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states condemn the recent statement by US President Donald Trump on the necessity to fully recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:14:00 +0300
The ransomware promoting the subscription to PewDiePie's channel reportedly came in two strains, with one of them lacking the means to save or upload the decryption key, thus making the future retrieval of the encrypted data virtually impossible.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:09:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The death toll in a ferry accident in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul that occurred on Thursday has increased to 96, local media reported on Friday, citing an unnamed security source from the Nineveh region.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:00:00 +0300
UK resident Stephen Mckears, 72, found a mouse in his garden shed that \"dismantled\" items there and tidied up a mess. When Mckears left a mess on the table in the morning he later found the items to have been moved - at first he thought he was \"going crazy.\"

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:56:00 +0300
The incident took place on Friday morning the Kintampo North municipal district. As a result of the accident, one of the vehicles caught fire while the other was overturned by the impact.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:55:00 +0300
Sputnik's weekly photo gallery gives you a glimpse into what's been going on in the different corners of the world over the past seven days.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:51:00 +0300
The 62nd Congress of Endocrinology is currently being held in Göttingen, running from 20-22 March, where hundreds of practitioners, specialists and scientists are able to share their experiences, exchange information on treatment, and discuss new studies in their respective fields.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:48:00 +0300
Misha Malik, who lives in the US state of Ohio, was ultimately given a ticket back to India by her parents, who were shocked to see their daughter gulping alcohol right under their nose. The ‘very relatable’ video of this has gone viral.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:24:00 +0300
This comes after European Council President Donald Tusk spoke in February of a “special place in hell” for those who pushed for Brexit without “even a sketch of a plan”.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:20:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two US service members were killed in Afghanistan on Friday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:08:00 +0300
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The leaders of all EU member states besides the United Kingdom opted to delay Brexit until May 22, despite French President Emmanuel Macron suggesting that London only be allowed to postpone its withdrawal from the European Union until May 7, a diplomatic source in Brussels told Sputnik on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:08:00 +0300
The US aerospace giant's new narrow-body twin-engine airliner was grounded by airlines worldwide after two similar accidents thought to be caused by faulty software led to the deaths of nearly 350 people.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:53:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Ethiopian Airlines said in a statement on Friday that it strongly refuted Washington Post's allegations that its pilots had complained to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) about \"flawed training programs\" and poor safety procedures four years ahead of the Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft deadly crash.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:41:00 +0300
UK's contributions currently make up almost a tenth of the EU's budget. Sputnik spoke to Professor Iain Begg, from the London School of Economics, about how the EU's budget will be affected by Brexit.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:40:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A petition to revoke Article 50 posted on the UK parliament's website collected over 2.7 million signatures as of Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:20:00 +0300
The Australian terrorist who carried out the Christchurch mosque attacks deliberately tried to deceive the world into thinking that Balkan history partially inspired his gruesome killing spree.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:12:00 +0300
On Tuesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) announced that Berlin can deport asylum-seekers to other EU states. The court added that poor living conditions in those countries are not a reason for blocking deportations.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:11:00 +0300
Long-running tensions between the two main Palestinian political parties, Fatah, chaired by Abbas, and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, escalated this week after a Fatah spokesman in Gaza was seriously injured, allegedly by Hamas members.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:09:00 +0300
On this episode of The Critical Hour, Dr. Wilmer Leon is joined by Brian Becker, co-host of Sputnik’s Loud and Clear.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:05:00 +0300
Earlier, on Twitter US President Donald Trump said that it was \"time for the US to fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and regional stability\".

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:01:00 +0300
The promise was made after the Venezuelan President saw “The Resurrection: Ertugrul”, a television series detaqiling the life of Ertugrul, the father of Osman I, who founded the Ottoman Empire.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:51:00 +0300
Holi is a festival in India which normally occurs after the spring harvest season. It is marked by celebrations where people have fun throwing coloured powder at each other. Cool yogurt-based drinks laced with marijuana (called ‘bhang’ in Hindi) are also served. Priyanka is celebrating her first Holi away after her marriage to Nick Jonas.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:47:00 +0300
Finland's Security Intelligence Service has joined its peers from Norway and Sweden in identifying Russia and China as a main espionage threat.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:44:00 +0300
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Walter Smolarek and Nicole Roussell (sitting in for Brian Becker) and John Kiriakou are joined by Loud & Clear co-host.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:50:00 +0300
Bollywood star Salman Khan, who is currently promoting his film 'Notebook', produced by Salman Khan Films, jokingly questioned why actress Priyanka Chopra was still investing in a new dating app called'Bumble' now that she's married.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:45:00 +0300
The statement comes after the Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned US President Donald Trump's remarks that the time has allegedly come for Washington “to fully recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights”.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:28:00 +0300
The violent shootings in two mosques in Christchurch, confirmed by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to be a terrorist attack, took place on Friday, when Australian gunman and self-described terrorist Brenton Tarrant murdered 50 people and injured dozens of others.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:06:00 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Western countries, including the United States, began dismantling the international legal framework when NATO decided to launch airstrikes in Yugoslavia in 1999, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:57:00 +0300
Indian-administered Kashmir has witnessed ongoing clashes between Indian security forces and terrorists.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:57:00 +0300
The three-volume manifesto authored by mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has been on sale at Adlibris for almost NOK 1,000 ($119), in violation of the bookstore's own guidelines.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:36:00 +0300
US allies in the Middle East have reaffirmed their position on the Golan Heights, with the Arab League emphasising that it fully supports Syria's sovereignty over the territory annexed by Israel.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:55:00 +0300
ATHENS (Sputnik) - Two people threw an explosive device at a police booth near the Russian Consulate in Athens, the Russian Embassy in Greece told Sputnik Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:46:00 +0300
On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tweeted that 52 years on, it is time for his country “to fully recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights”.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:39:00 +0300
Earlier, Pakistan's military claimed that an Indian spy drone had been shot down along the Line of Control which separates the Indian and Pakistani sections of the disputed Kashmir regions.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:38:00 +0300
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan discuss UK Prime Minister Theresa May's ongoing Brexit woes and how things may play out with the European Union. They also talk about the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates low and what this could mean for both the US economy and political system moving forward.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:30:00 +0300
Although some controversy exists about whether dogs like to hug or not, scientists believe they adore it. Through hugging, they show their affection. Dogs become emotionally attached to their owners, who provide them with comfort and safety.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:28:00 +0300
The move comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed on Thursday that President Trump had been sent by God to Earth in order to save Israel.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:15:10 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The EU policy on joint energy projects with Russia, including the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, is an example of double standards, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Thursday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:02:00 +0300
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - An Israeli tank attacked a Hamas military post in response to violent rioting on the Gaza Strip border, the press service of the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said on Thursday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:09 +0300
PARIS (Sputnik) - European carrier rocket Vega launched Earth observation satellite PRISMA into orbit for the Italian Space Agency from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana, the live broadcast on the Arianespace company's website showed.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:55:43 +0300
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday to ensure that American colleges and universities protect free speech on their campuses.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:51:33 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States will soon unveil the details of US President Donald Trump's \"deal of the century\" that aimed to solve the long-standing conflict between Palestine and Israel, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:42:55 +0300
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has detected 21 foreign reconnaissance aircraft close to its air space in the course of the past week, an infographic of the Russian Armed Forces' official newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda showed on Friday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:40:00 +0300
On Wednesday the European People’s Party, the largest group in the European Parliament, voted to suspend the Hungarian ruling party Fidesz. Sputnik spoke to Miklos Szantho, Director of the Budapest-based Center for Fundamental Rights, and asked what was next for Fidesz and the EPP.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:38:00 +0300
A Eurosceptic party ‘Forum for Democracy’ could emerge second following elections in the Netherlands, exit poll data suggests. The ruling coalition, led by Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD party, expected to weaken position. Sputnik has discussed the elections in the Netherlands with Dutch journalist Joost Niemoller.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:32:00 +0300
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Cesar Sayoc, accused of sending pipe bombs to current or former Democrat party officials and critics of President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty in a court in New York, US media reported.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:19:00 +0300
BEIJING (Sputnik) - A driver rammed his car into a crowd in China's central province of Hubei, local media reported on Friday, adding that seven people, including the attacker, were killed and seven others were injured in the incident.

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