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    US-Made TOW Missiles Reportedly Discovered in Syria

    US-Made TOW Missiles Reportedly Discovered in Syria


    Local media have on multiple occasions reported that the Syrian Arab Army had found major weapons and ammunitions depots containing Western-made arms during mop-up operations in regions liberated from...

    Local media have on multiple occasions reported that the Syrian Arab Army had found major weapons and ammunitions depots containing Western-made arms during mop-up operations in regions liberated from terrorists.
    Rocket Hits House in Center of Afghanistan Killing 3, Injuring 9 - Reports

    Rocket Hits House in Center of Afghanistan Killing 3, Injuring 9 - Reports


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A total of three people were killed and nine others injured as a rocket hit a house in the central Afghan Wardak Province, the Pahjwok news agency...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A total of three people were killed and nine others injured as a rocket hit a house in the central Afghan Wardak Province, the Pahjwok news agency reported.
    EU Calls on Saudi Arabia to 'Shed Full Clarity' on Khashoggi Case

    EU Calls on Saudi Arabia to 'Shed Full Clarity' on Khashoggi Case


    Over the weekend, Saudi Arabia once again denied any involvement of the Crown prince in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while both US President Donald Trump and State Department said that the final conclusions on the case have yet to be made...

    Over the weekend, Saudi Arabia once again denied any involvement of the Crown prince in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while both US President Donald Trump and State Department said that the final conclusions on the case have yet to be made amid reports suggesting that the CIA had concluded that the Prince could have ordered the murder.
    Protesters in Prague Call for PM Andrej Babis' Resignation (PHOTO, VIDEO)

    Protesters in Prague Call for PM Andrej Babis' Resignation (PHOTO, VIDEO)


    The leaders of six Czech opposition parties issued a joint statement on November 13 calling on the government to resign due to Babis’ alleged move to kidnap his son and take him to Crimea in order to prevent him from testifying in the fraud...

    The leaders of six Czech opposition parties issued a joint statement on November 13 calling on the government to resign due to Babis’ alleged move to kidnap his son and take him to Crimea in order to prevent him from testifying in the fraud probe.
    SpaceX Plans to Upgrade 2nd Stage of Falcon 9 Rocket for Reusability - CEO

    SpaceX Plans to Upgrade 2nd Stage of Falcon 9 Rocket for Reusability - CEO


    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US aerospace manufacturer SpaceX has renounced the idea of upgrading the second stage of its Falcon 9 launch vehicle for its reusability, Elon Musk, SpaceX co-owner and CEO, said on the night into November...

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US aerospace manufacturer SpaceX has renounced the idea of upgrading the second stage of its Falcon 9 launch vehicle for its reusability, Elon Musk, SpaceX co-owner and CEO, said on the night into November 18.
    Merkel, Macron Set to Promote European Unity Amid Brexit Fallout

    Merkel, Macron Set to Promote European Unity Amid Brexit Fallout


    The draft of the Brexit agreement has become the subject of an intense political debate both within the Conservative Party and beyond, prompting a series of resignations of cabinet...

    The draft of the Brexit agreement has become the subject of an intense political debate both within the Conservative Party and beyond, prompting a series of resignations of cabinet ministers.
    Trump Says Will Receive Full Report on Khashoggi's Murder Within Next 2 Days

    Trump Says Will Receive Full Report on Khashoggi's Murder Within Next 2 Days


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he would receive a full report on the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul within the next two days, on November 19 or...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he would receive a full report on the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul within the next two days, on November 19 or 20.
    Freaky Fish: Blackberry Goldenfish Caught on Video

    Freaky Fish: Blackberry Goldenfish Caught on Video


    A viral video was released online displaying Black Oranda, aka Blackberry Goldfish, which bodies resemble two massive ripe blackberries; it is also noteworthy that the fish seem to have no eyes, and this augments their...

    A viral video was released online displaying Black Oranda, aka Blackberry Goldfish, which bodies resemble two massive ripe blackberries; it is also noteworthy that the fish seem to have no eyes, and this augments their weirdness.
    US Navy Officer May Face Questioning Over Collision of Ships in Norway – Reports

    US Navy Officer May Face Questioning Over Collision of Ships in Norway – Reports


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An officer of the US Navy might be questioned by Norway's authorities as part of the investigation into the collision of the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Helge Ingstad frigate and the Sola TS oil tanker, the Washington Post newspaper...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An officer of the US Navy might be questioned by Norway's authorities as part of the investigation into the collision of the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Helge Ingstad frigate and the Sola TS oil tanker, the Washington Post newspaper reported on Sunday.
    Lecturer: Norway Should Find Means of Trade Being Less Dependent on US Dollar

    Lecturer: Norway Should Find Means of Trade Being Less Dependent on US Dollar


    North Sea oil price has dropped. According to Norway's national budget, a drop of $1 in global prices implies a loss of 470 million dollars for the state’s revenue. Sputnik discussed this with Doga Eralp, a lecturer of international peace and conflict...

    North Sea oil price has dropped. According to Norway's national budget, a drop of $1 in global prices implies a loss of 470 million dollars for the state’s revenue. Sputnik discussed this with Doga Eralp, a lecturer of international peace and conflict resolution at the School of International Service and co-director of the South West Asia Group.
    China’s J-20 Stealth Fighter to Pursue Targets at Greater Distances – Reports

    China’s J-20 Stealth Fighter to Pursue Targets at Greater Distances – Reports


    The fifth-generation Chinese Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter, which entered military service last year and participated at Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, will now be able to strike targets at greater distances, according to...

    The fifth-generation Chinese Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter, which entered military service last year and participated at Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, will now be able to strike targets at greater distances, according to Beijing.
    Prof on Robyn Denholm as Tesla Chair: She Brings Lot of Wisdom of the Markets

    Prof on Robyn Denholm as Tesla Chair: She Brings Lot of Wisdom of the Markets


    Tesla has announced Robyn Denholm has taken Elon Musk's place as chair of the company's board. Radio Sputnik discussed the new appointment and Tesla’s future with Paurav Shukla, Professor of Marketing and head of the Management & Marketing Group at...

    Tesla has announced Robyn Denholm has taken Elon Musk's place as chair of the company's board. Radio Sputnik discussed the new appointment and Tesla’s future with Paurav Shukla, Professor of Marketing and head of the Management & Marketing Group at Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK.
    Parliament Take UK ‘Back to Square One’ if Rejects Brexit Deal, May Says

    Parliament Take UK ‘Back to Square One’ if Rejects Brexit Deal, May Says


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister said late on Saturday that there is no alternative to the draft agreement on the UK withdrawal from the European Union and urged the UK Parliament to approve the deal in order to avoid “more...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister said late on Saturday that there is no alternative to the draft agreement on the UK withdrawal from the European Union and urged the UK Parliament to approve the deal in order to avoid “more uncertainty.”
    Death Toll from California Wildfires Rises to 76

    Death Toll from California Wildfires Rises to 76


    Remains of five more victims have been found in Northern California wildfire, which brings the death toll in this disaster to 76 people, local authorities...

    Remains of five more victims have been found in Northern California wildfire, which brings the death toll in this disaster to 76 people, local authorities reported.
    Dolphin Found Shot Dead on California Beach

    Dolphin Found Shot Dead on California Beach


    Marine Animal Rescue on Friday offered a reward for information regarding the corpse of a dolphin found on Manhattan Beach about 20 miles south of Los Angeles on November 8, USA Today...

    Marine Animal Rescue on Friday offered a reward for information regarding the corpse of a dolphin found on Manhattan Beach about 20 miles south of Los Angeles on November 8, USA Today reported.
    Argentine President Declares Mourning Following Location of San Juan Submarine

    Argentine President Declares Mourning Following Location of San Juan Submarine


    BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri declared three days of mourning on Sunday over the deceased crew of the San Juan submarine, which had disappeared in November 2017 and has been recently located by the...

    BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri declared three days of mourning on Sunday over the deceased crew of the San Juan submarine, which had disappeared in November 2017 and has been recently located by the authorities.
    HBO Host Bill Maher Trashes Stan Lee, Blames Comics for Trump’s Election

    HBO Host Bill Maher Trashes Stan Lee, Blames Comics for Trump’s Election


    HBO host Bill Maher slammed deceased US cartoon icon Stan Lee, who passed away on Monday, going so far as to blame him for getting Donald Trump...

    HBO host Bill Maher slammed deceased US cartoon icon Stan Lee, who passed away on Monday, going so far as to blame him for getting Donald Trump elected.
    State Dept Refutes Reports on Final Conclusion in Khashoggi Case

    State Dept Refutes Reports on Final Conclusion in Khashoggi Case


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Washington has not come to a final conclusion in the case of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite CIA intelligence reports and media statements, US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said late on...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Washington has not come to a final conclusion in the case of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite CIA intelligence reports and media statements, US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said late on Saturday.
    Scholar: No Matter What China Does, West Interprets It as 'Evil Plan'

    Scholar: No Matter What China Does, West Interprets It as 'Evil Plan'


    In the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission's annual report for the US Congress, legislators will be called upon to extend measures put in place to counteract a purported threat of Chinese global expansion, contending that Beijing threatens...

    In the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission's annual report for the US Congress, legislators will be called upon to extend measures put in place to counteract a purported threat of Chinese global expansion, contending that Beijing threatens Washington's national security and economic interests, as well as those of its allies.
    ASEAN Does Not Want South China Sea to Become Competitive Arena - Professor

    ASEAN Does Not Want South China Sea to Become Competitive Arena - Professor


    US Vice President Mike Pence claimed that the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation. Radio Sputnik discussed Pence's statement with Jay Batongbacal, an associate professor at the University of the Philippines College of Law and Director of...

    US Vice President Mike Pence claimed that the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation. Radio Sputnik discussed Pence's statement with Jay Batongbacal, an associate professor at the University of the Philippines College of Law and Director of the Institute for Maritime Affairs & Law of the Sea, University of the Philippines in Quezon.
    US Has Killed Half Million and Spent $6 Trillion on War Since 9/11 - Report

    US Has Killed Half Million and Spent $6 Trillion on War Since 9/11 - Report


    In the aftermath of the deadly 9/11 terrorist attacks, the US has spent over $5.9 trillion on wars abroad that have resulted in the deaths of an estimated 500,000 people, according to Costs of War, research published by the Watson Institute for...

    In the aftermath of the deadly 9/11 terrorist attacks, the US has spent over $5.9 trillion on wars abroad that have resulted in the deaths of an estimated 500,000 people, according to Costs of War, research published by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Rhode Island’s Brown University.
    'White, Pale, Stale Male' Executives to Sue Gay Female Boss for Discrimination

    'White, Pale, Stale Male' Executives to Sue Gay Female Boss for Discrimination


    Several advertising agency executives have retained a lawyer to look into whether they can bring a discrimination claim against their UK employer after their boss said in a meeting that she sought to “obliterate” the company’s reputation for being...

    Several advertising agency executives have retained a lawyer to look into whether they can bring a discrimination claim against their UK employer after their boss said in a meeting that she sought to “obliterate” the company’s reputation for being populated by white, British, "privileged", straight men.
    Meet the New Unit: Kilogram and Three Other Metrics Redefined in System Overhaul

    Meet the New Unit: Kilogram and Three Other Metrics Redefined in System Overhaul


    Scientists and diplomats from 60 nations unanimously voted on Friday to a new treaty - the first such change since 1983 - that profoundly alters the method by which physical standards of measurement are...

    Scientists and diplomats from 60 nations unanimously voted on Friday to a new treaty - the first such change since 1983 - that profoundly alters the method by which physical standards of measurement are set.
    NASA Asteroid Mission Sampling Arm Tests Okay Ahead of Bennu Arrival

    NASA Asteroid Mission Sampling Arm Tests Okay Ahead of Bennu Arrival


    On Friday, NASA officials confirmed that the Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security - Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft successfully tested a key component in its upcoming asteroid-sampling...

    On Friday, NASA officials confirmed that the Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security - Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft successfully tested a key component in its upcoming asteroid-sampling mission.
    Coalition Says Detected 10 Unidentified Strikes in East Syria

    Coalition Says Detected 10 Unidentified Strikes in East Syria


    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US-led coalition said on Saturday in a statement that it had detected 10 non-coalition strikes in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor amid media reports that the coalition's air raids resulted in massive civilian...

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US-led coalition said on Saturday in a statement that it had detected 10 non-coalition strikes in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor amid media reports that the coalition's air raids resulted in massive civilian casualties.
    Militant Shelling Attack Kills 18 Syrian Soldiers in Latakia Province

    Militant Shelling Attack Kills 18 Syrian Soldiers in Latakia Province


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Militants attacked on Saturday Syrian troops in the province of Latakia leaving 18 servicemen dead and one more injured, the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Militants attacked on Saturday Syrian troops in the province of Latakia leaving 18 servicemen dead and one more injured, the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation said.
    Do the Math: Now Cheaper to Build Wind Farms Than Keep Coal Plants Active

    Do the Math: Now Cheaper to Build Wind Farms Than Keep Coal Plants Active


    Global investors report that after all the data is sorted it is now cheaper to build a new solar or wind farm than to maintain an existing coal...

    Global investors report that after all the data is sorted it is now cheaper to build a new solar or wind farm than to maintain an existing coal plant.
    ‘Extinction Rebellion’: Climate Change Activism Shuts Down Central London

    ‘Extinction Rebellion’: Climate Change Activism Shuts Down Central London


    In a significant act of peaceful civil disobedience, over 70 have reportedly been arrested on Saturday as an estimated 6000 ‘climate rebellion’ protesters closed the five main river bridges over the Thames in...

    In a significant act of peaceful civil disobedience, over 70 have reportedly been arrested on Saturday as an estimated 6000 ‘climate rebellion’ protesters closed the five main river bridges over the Thames in London.
    Trump Calls Saudi Arabia 'Great Ally' Amid CIA Report on Khashoggi Case - Media

    Trump Calls Saudi Arabia 'Great Ally' Amid CIA Report on Khashoggi Case - Media


    Trump opted not to speculate about the role which CIA claims the Saudi prince played in the Khashoggi case, saying that he first needs to confer with the intelligence officials and hear what they have to...

    Trump opted not to speculate about the role which CIA claims the Saudi prince played in the Khashoggi case, saying that he first needs to confer with the intelligence officials and hear what they have to say.
    US-Led Coalition Refutes Reports About Civilians Killed by Airstrikes in Syria

    US-Led Coalition Refutes Reports About Civilians Killed by Airstrikes in Syria


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The US-led coalition confirms that it has carried out airstrikes in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor but refutes media reports about mass civilian casualties caused by the strikes, coalition’s spokesman Col. Sean Ryan told...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The US-led coalition confirms that it has carried out airstrikes in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor but refutes media reports about mass civilian casualties caused by the strikes, coalition’s spokesman Col. Sean Ryan told Sputnik on Saturday.
    Greece Marks 1973 Anti-Junta Revolt With Massive March in Athens (PHOTOS)

    Greece Marks 1973 Anti-Junta Revolt With Massive March in Athens (PHOTOS)


    Over 5,000 police officers were at the march scene, including drones and a police helicopter that were monitoring the area of Syntagma Square in the center of...

    Over 5,000 police officers were at the march scene, including drones and a police helicopter that were monitoring the area of Syntagma Square in the center of Athens.
    France Protests Recap: 1 Dead, 200+ Injured Over Gas Price Hike (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

    France Protests Recap: 1 Dead, 200+ Injured Over Gas Price Hike (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)


    Over 280,000 people took to streets across France on Saturday in over 2,000 separate demonstrations across the country over government plans to introduce a new gas...

    Over 280,000 people took to streets across France on Saturday in over 2,000 separate demonstrations across the country over government plans to introduce a new gas tax.
    David Arquette Gets His Neck Cut in a Bloody Death Match [GRAPHIC VIDEO 18+]

    David Arquette Gets His Neck Cut in a Bloody Death Match [GRAPHIC VIDEO 18+]


    The injury was inflicted due to a creative use of light tubes as improvised weapons during the fight, resulting in severe lacerations and blood loss for...

    The injury was inflicted due to a creative use of light tubes as improvised weapons during the fight, resulting in severe lacerations and blood loss for Arquette.
    India Requests Purchase of 24 Anti-Submarine Helicopters From US - Reports

    India Requests Purchase of 24 Anti-Submarine Helicopters From US - Reports


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - India has sent to the United States a request for an urgent acquisition of 24 anti-submarine multi-purpose Sikorsky MH-60R helicopters for its naval forces, the PTI agency reported on Saturday, citing informed...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - India has sent to the United States a request for an urgent acquisition of 24 anti-submarine multi-purpose Sikorsky MH-60R helicopters for its naval forces, the PTI agency reported on Saturday, citing informed sources.
    Women Take on Russian National Guard Rules Seeking Right to Serve as Snipers

    Women Take on Russian National Guard Rules Seeking Right to Serve as Snipers


    Over 20,000 of the Russian National Guard's 340,000 personnel are women. Under current guidelines, they are only eligible for service in a limited number of roles, including communications officer, telegraph operator, cook, and other noncombat roles....

    Over 20,000 of the Russian National Guard's 340,000 personnel are women. Under current guidelines, they are only eligible for service in a limited number of roles, including communications officer, telegraph operator, cook, and other noncombat roles. However, a group of women from southern Russia are looking to shake things up.
    Runway and Daily Life: Insight Into the Fashion Trends of the Soviet Union

    Runway and Daily Life: Insight Into the Fashion Trends of the Soviet Union


    This gallery, compiled for your viewing pleasure by Sputnik, offers you a glimpse of what kind of clothes people in the post-WWII Soviet Union...

    This gallery, compiled for your viewing pleasure by Sputnik, offers you a glimpse of what kind of clothes people in the post-WWII Soviet Union wore.
    Pilot Makes Online Sensation Converting to Islam 5,5KM Over Saudi Arabia (VIDEO)

    Pilot Makes Online Sensation Converting to Islam 5,5KM Over Saudi Arabia (VIDEO)


    The man was filmed during a non-standard mid-air situation. He pronounced a special Islamic oath as he took a break from steering a plane to embrace Allah. The conversion reportedly occurred when they were flying over Saudi Arabia, which is a home to...

    The man was filmed during a non-standard mid-air situation. He pronounced a special Islamic oath as he took a break from steering a plane to embrace Allah. The conversion reportedly occurred when they were flying over Saudi Arabia, which is a home to Islam’s holiest site.
    Japan, S Korea to Invest in Russian Telecom Cable Plan Uniting 3 States - RDIF

    Japan, S Korea to Invest in Russian Telecom Cable Plan Uniting 3 States - RDIF


    PORT MORESBY (Sputnik) - Japanese and South Korean partners of the RDIF have confirmed readiness to pour investments into a digital project of the Russian Transneft Telecom, envisaging the creation of a submarine high-speed telecommunications cable...

    PORT MORESBY (Sputnik) - Japanese and South Korean partners of the RDIF have confirmed readiness to pour investments into a digital project of the Russian Transneft Telecom, envisaging the creation of a submarine high-speed telecommunications cable connecting Russia, Japan and South Korea, RDIF CEO said.
    Discovered San Juan Sub Deformed With Signs of Explosion - Argentine Navy Chief

    Discovered San Juan Sub Deformed With Signs of Explosion - Argentine Navy Chief


    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The ARA San Juan submarine, which disappeared in 2017 and was recently located by US company Ocean Infinity, was found deformed and with signs of an explosion, the commander of Argentine naval base in Mar del Plata Attis told...

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The ARA San Juan submarine, which disappeared in 2017 and was recently located by US company Ocean Infinity, was found deformed and with signs of an explosion, the commander of Argentine naval base in Mar del Plata Attis told relatives of the sailors.
    'FLOTITS':  Bette Midler Stirs Up Twitter With Melania's Nude PHOTO

    'FLOTITS': Bette Midler Stirs Up Twitter With Melania's Nude PHOTO


    The picture shared by Midler was apparently taken in 2000 during a photoshoot done by British GQ magazine on board of Trump’s Boeing 727...

    The picture shared by Midler was apparently taken in 2000 during a photoshoot done by British GQ magazine on board of Trump’s Boeing 727 aircraft.
    'Unchecked Waste, Fraud & Abuse': Americans Berate Pentagon Over Failed Audit

    'Unchecked Waste, Fraud & Abuse': Americans Berate Pentagon Over Failed Audit


    The Pentagon has failed the first-ever comprehensive audit of its whopping $2.7 trillion in assets, with just five among more than 50 DoD entities earning a passing grade, with mismanagement of funds, inventory discrepancies, security problems and other...

    The Pentagon has failed the first-ever comprehensive audit of its whopping $2.7 trillion in assets, with just five among more than 50 DoD entities earning a passing grade, with mismanagement of funds, inventory discrepancies, security problems and other issues plaguing the rest.
    Labrador Helping Human Cut Watermelon Suddenly Spots Danger

    Labrador Helping Human Cut Watermelon Suddenly Spots Danger


    A man has decided to cut a delicious watermelon with the help of his labrador; however, the dog is scared off when the human whips out a horrifyingly big knife to prepare the...

    A man has decided to cut a delicious watermelon with the help of his labrador; however, the dog is scared off when the human whips out a horrifyingly big knife to prepare the snack.
    US Determined to Get Assange, So His Prospects Look Pretty Bleak - Activist

    US Determined to Get Assange, So His Prospects Look Pretty Bleak - Activist


    Ecuador might extradite Julian Assange. This is what the WikiLeaks founder’s lawyer Carlos Poveda said suggesting that Quito might have reached an agreement on this with the UK and US. In addition, the lawyer stated that Washington plans to impose a...

    Ecuador might extradite Julian Assange. This is what the WikiLeaks founder’s lawyer Carlos Poveda said suggesting that Quito might have reached an agreement on this with the UK and US. In addition, the lawyer stated that Washington plans to impose a grave charge on Assange.
    German Ex-Chancellor Brands US Ambassador in Berlin 'Occupant Officer'

    German Ex-Chancellor Brands US Ambassador in Berlin 'Occupant Officer'


    Amid growing disagreements between Washington and Berlin, ranging from the tariff dispute to the row over the NATO spending and US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Gerhard Schroeder has demanded convergence with...

    Amid growing disagreements between Washington and Berlin, ranging from the tariff dispute to the row over the NATO spending and US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Gerhard Schroeder has demanded convergence with China.
    Netanyahu to Meet Finance Chief on Sunday in a Bid to Avoid Early Elections

    Netanyahu to Meet Finance Chief on Sunday in a Bid to Avoid Early Elections


    On Friday, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu warned against holding early elections after sources close to the country's education minister said that coalition heads would agree on an election date on...

    On Friday, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu warned against holding early elections after sources close to the country's education minister said that coalition heads would agree on an election date on Sunday.
    APEC Summit Focuses on US-China Trade Row, Globalisation Issues

    APEC Summit Focuses on US-China Trade Row, Globalisation Issues


    Rife disagreements dominate the ongoing summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) in Papua New Guinea, as the US and its allies, on the one hand, and China and its close economic partners, on the other, clashed over trade, investment, and...

    Rife disagreements dominate the ongoing summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) in Papua New Guinea, as the US and its allies, on the one hand, and China and its close economic partners, on the other, clashed over trade, investment, and security in the region.
    China Cuts US Bond Investments by Almost $14 Bln Amid Trade Row – Report

    China Cuts US Bond Investments by Almost $14 Bln Amid Trade Row – Report


    The developments come amid the US-Chinese trade row which broke out after President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on some Chinese imports in order to fix the $500 billion bilateral trade deficit. Since then, the two sides have exchanged few rounds of...

    The developments come amid the US-Chinese trade row which broke out after President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on some Chinese imports in order to fix the $500 billion bilateral trade deficit. Since then, the two sides have exchanged few rounds of import duties on each other despite attempts to resolve the conflict via dialogue.
    British Teens Immolate Themselves While Attempting 'Fire Challenge' - Reports

    British Teens Immolate Themselves While Attempting 'Fire Challenge' - Reports


    While most victims of this trend only need to be treated as outpatients, some end up staying in hospital for long periods of time, requiring complex surgery, and sometimes leading to long-term mental and physical...

    While most victims of this trend only need to be treated as outpatients, some end up staying in hospital for long periods of time, requiring complex surgery, and sometimes leading to long-term mental and physical issues.
    DoD Gave Congress Secret Brief on Turkish Participation in F-35 Program - Report

    DoD Gave Congress Secret Brief on Turkish Participation in F-35 Program - Report


    Earlier, a high-ranking source in Washington told Turkish media that Washington is still considering slapping Ankara with sanctions over its purchase of Russia's S-400 air defence system amid fears that the S-400s could pose an unspecified "threat" to...

    Earlier, a high-ranking source in Washington told Turkish media that Washington is still considering slapping Ankara with sanctions over its purchase of Russia's S-400 air defence system amid fears that the S-400s could pose an unspecified "threat" to the F-35.
    Monica Lewinsky Reveals How Ex-US President Gave Her 'The Full Bill Clinton'

    Monica Lewinsky Reveals How Ex-US President Gave Her 'The Full Bill Clinton'


    In a new documentary, the key actor in the impeachment scandal spoke out about her affair with the 42nd US president. Among other things, Monica Lewinsky opened up about “silly things” she did to get Bill Clinton to pay attention to her when she was...

    In a new documentary, the key actor in the impeachment scandal spoke out about her affair with the 42nd US president. Among other things, Monica Lewinsky opened up about “silly things” she did to get Bill Clinton to pay attention to her when she was a 22-year-old intern.
    Female Suicide Bomber Blows Herself Up in Russia's Grozny - Interior Ministry

    Female Suicide Bomber Blows Herself Up in Russia's Grozny - Interior Ministry


    A female suicide bomber has blown herself up nor far from a police station checkpoint in Grozny, the Chechen capital, Interior Ministry said on...

    A female suicide bomber has blown herself up nor far from a police station checkpoint in Grozny, the Chechen capital, Interior Ministry said on Saturday.
    Daredevil Crosses Tightrope Between Buildings at Shocking Height (VIDEO)

    Daredevil Crosses Tightrope Between Buildings at Shocking Height (VIDEO)


    The man slips a number of times and is seen swinging from a rope, however, after the minor stumble, he managed to stand up and continue...

    The man slips a number of times and is seen swinging from a rope, however, after the minor stumble, he managed to stand up and continue walking.
    German Politician: We Don't Need EU Army, We Need a 'European Home' With Russia

    German Politician: We Don't Need EU Army, We Need a 'European Home' With Russia


    Following years of floating within the bloc, the idea of Europe creating joint military forces is on the agenda after the French President and German Chancellor called on their EU allies to unite. While the EU leadership backed the initiative, it got a...

    Following years of floating within the bloc, the idea of Europe creating joint military forces is on the agenda after the French President and German Chancellor called on their EU allies to unite. While the EU leadership backed the initiative, it got a mixed response among European politicians.
    'Strike Enemies by Surprise': Chinese Army to Go Beyond Self-Defence – Report

    'Strike Enemies by Surprise': Chinese Army to Go Beyond Self-Defence – Report


    The announcement came after Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to complete the modernisation of the country's military by 2035 and to transform it into a world-class fighting force by...

    The announcement came after Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to complete the modernisation of the country's military by 2035 and to transform it into a world-class fighting force by 2050.
    WATCH Hot Air Balloon With Fireworks Explode Above Crowd at Festival in Myanmar

    WATCH Hot Air Balloon With Fireworks Explode Above Crowd at Festival in Myanmar


    At least nine people have been injured in Myanmar at an annual festival when a balloon laden with fireworks exploded over a crowd of spectators, The Daily Telegraph reported on...

    At least nine people have been injured in Myanmar at an annual festival when a balloon laden with fireworks exploded over a crowd of spectators, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday.
    Europe's Justification of Military Spending Boost Far-Fetched - Moscow

    Europe's Justification of Military Spending Boost Far-Fetched - Moscow


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow believes that the explanation offered by European states for increasing military spending on the need to constraint some "illusory potential aggressor" is far-fetched, the Foreign Ministry said on...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow believes that the explanation offered by European states for increasing military spending on the need to constraint some "illusory potential aggressor" is far-fetched, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.
    'Don't Test Us': Hamas Threatens to Hit Tel Aviv in Chilling Warning to Israel

    'Don't Test Us': Hamas Threatens to Hit Tel Aviv in Chilling Warning to Israel


    Tel Aviv reached a fragile ceasefire with Hamas on Tuesday following ф botched Gaza raid. The ceasefire prompted defence minister Avigdor Lieberman to resign in protest, and to accuse Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of "surrendering to Hamas...

    Tel Aviv reached a fragile ceasefire with Hamas on Tuesday following ф botched Gaza raid. The ceasefire prompted defence minister Avigdor Lieberman to resign in protest, and to accuse Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of "surrendering to Hamas terror".
    'Find a Court for Monsters': Duterte Lashes Out at ICC 'Idiots'

    'Find a Court for Monsters': Duterte Lashes Out at ICC 'Idiots'


    In late September, the Philippine President hit out at the International Criminal Court, calling it "a bunch of criminals" for looking to investigate his ongoing war on drugs. After his 2016 election, Duterte launched a large-scale anti-drug campaign,...

    In late September, the Philippine President hit out at the International Criminal Court, calling it "a bunch of criminals" for looking to investigate his ongoing war on drugs. After his 2016 election, Duterte launched a large-scale anti-drug campaign, which led to the killing of thousands of people during police raids.
    Russian Figure Skating Champ Zagitova Sets 2nd New Record Since Summer - Reports

    Russian Figure Skating Champ Zagitova Sets 2nd New Record Since Summer - Reports


    Zagitova, a 16-year-old figure skating champion, wowed guests at the Gran-Prix Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, breaking a record she herself set in Germany at the Nebelhorn...

    Zagitova, a 16-year-old figure skating champion, wowed guests at the Gran-Prix Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, breaking a record she herself set in Germany at the Nebelhorn Trophy.
    Israeli Passenger Jet Returns Back to Airport After Malfunction Found in Mid-Air

    Israeli Passenger Jet Returns Back to Airport After Malfunction Found in Mid-Air


    The passenger plane of the Israeli airline Arkia, which previously reported a malfunction in its braking system, made a successful emergency landing at Tel Aviv Ben-Gurion Airport, according to Kan...

    The passenger plane of the Israeli airline Arkia, which previously reported a malfunction in its braking system, made a successful emergency landing at Tel Aviv Ben-Gurion Airport, according to Kan TV.
    Pam Anderson Wannabe Spends Thousands on Surgery to Break With Bullied Past

    Pam Anderson Wannabe Spends Thousands on Surgery to Break With Bullied Past


    A 24-year-old Swiss lady has completely changed her looks and undergone several surgeries, including three boob jobs to increase her bra size up to 34FF, in an attempt to enhance self-confidence. Her self-improvement journey from being a bullied “ugly...

    A 24-year-old Swiss lady has completely changed her looks and undergone several surgeries, including three boob jobs to increase her bra size up to 34FF, in an attempt to enhance self-confidence. Her self-improvement journey from being a bullied “ugly duckling” to an Instagram bombshell has cost the young woman $50,000.
    Turkish Media Reveals Content of 'Second Tape' of Khashoggi Killing

    Turkish Media Reveals Content of 'Second Tape' of Khashoggi Killing


    The audio tape reportedly features the members of a Saudi team which allegedly arrived in Istanbul to deal with Khashoggi discussing “how to execute” him and reviewing their plan mere minutes before the victim’s...

    The audio tape reportedly features the members of a Saudi team which allegedly arrived in Istanbul to deal with Khashoggi discussing “how to execute” him and reviewing their plan mere minutes before the victim’s arrival.
    Endurance Run: WATCH Russia's Su-57 Stealth Fighter Practice In-Flight Refueling

    Endurance Run: WATCH Russia's Su-57 Stealth Fighter Practice In-Flight Refueling


    With an estimated ferry range of 5,500 km and the ability to be refueled in the air, the new fifth-gen air superiority jet will be able to engage in endurance patrols of Russia's vast borders, or make cross-continental flights with...

    With an estimated ferry range of 5,500 km and the ability to be refueled in the air, the new fifth-gen air superiority jet will be able to engage in endurance patrols of Russia's vast borders, or make cross-continental flights with ease.
    Theresa May Reveals Whisky Helped Her Handle Stress Amid Brexit Fallout

    Theresa May Reveals Whisky Helped Her Handle Stress Amid Brexit Fallout


    Earlier, the British Prime Minister admitted that she had a "pretty heavy couple of days" as she tried to rebuild her government in the wake of an array of UK Cabinet resignations as some ministers rejected the draft Brexit...

    Earlier, the British Prime Minister admitted that she had a "pretty heavy couple of days" as she tried to rebuild her government in the wake of an array of UK Cabinet resignations as some ministers rejected the draft Brexit deal.
    Blockade Chaos: French Protest Rising Fuel Prices in Paris

    Blockade Chaos: French Protest Rising Fuel Prices in Paris


    One of the reasons for the increase in fuel prices is the introduction of an environmental tax on greenhouse gas emissions announced by the authorities. As a result, starting from January 2019, the cost of petrol will increase by another 3 eurocents per...

    One of the reasons for the increase in fuel prices is the introduction of an environmental tax on greenhouse gas emissions announced by the authorities. As a result, starting from January 2019, the cost of petrol will increase by another 3 eurocents per litre (about $0.13 per gallon), and diesel prices will rise by 6.5 eurocents.
    Turkey Outraged Over Photos of US Soldiers Dining With Syrian Kurds

    Turkey Outraged Over Photos of US Soldiers Dining With Syrian Kurds


    ANKARA (Sputnik) - Ankara is concerned over recently published photos featuring US servicemen having dinner with members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria, near the Turkish border, as such photos damage the image of the US...

    ANKARA (Sputnik) - Ankara is concerned over recently published photos featuring US servicemen having dinner with members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria, near the Turkish border, as such photos damage the image of the US military, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Saturday.
    Nord Stream Gas Supplies Continue Despite Power Failure - Germany's Gascade

    Nord Stream Gas Supplies Continue Despite Power Failure - Germany's Gascade


    BERLIN (Sputnik) - The supply of natural gas through the Nord Stream gas pipeline continues, and the systems are currently being commissioned again after an overnight power failure, the German operator of the gas transmission network that receives gas...

    BERLIN (Sputnik) - The supply of natural gas through the Nord Stream gas pipeline continues, and the systems are currently being commissioned again after an overnight power failure, the German operator of the gas transmission network that receives gas from Nord Stream, Gascade, told Sputnik on Saturday.
    Iran, Iraq Plan to Create Free Trade Zone, Boost Trade to $20Bln - Rouhani

    Iran, Iraq Plan to Create Free Trade Zone, Boost Trade to $20Bln - Rouhani


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told reporters on Saturday that he and his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih had agreed to create a free trade...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told reporters on Saturday that he and his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih had agreed to create a free trade zone.
    Macedonian Cabinet Head Vows to Return Ex-PM Gruevski Who Fled to Hungary

    Macedonian Cabinet Head Vows to Return Ex-PM Gruevski Who Fled to Hungary


    BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who was sentenced to two years in prison and sought asylum in Hungary, will be returned to Skopje, the incumbent head of the republic’s government Zoran Zaev promised on...

    BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who was sentenced to two years in prison and sought asylum in Hungary, will be returned to Skopje, the incumbent head of the republic’s government Zoran Zaev promised on Saturday.
    US-Led Coalition Airstrike in Syria's Deir Ez-Zor Kills 40 People - Reports

    US-Led Coalition Airstrike in Syria's Deir Ez-Zor Kills 40 People - Reports


    On November 16, the US-led coalition confirmed that it had carried out strikes in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province but insisted that no civilian casualties resulted from the operations, according to US military spokesman Col. Sean...

    On November 16, the US-led coalition confirmed that it had carried out strikes in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province but insisted that no civilian casualties resulted from the operations, according to US military spokesman Col. Sean Ryan.
    Conor's Second Chance? Nurmagomedov May Fight McGregor in Boxing Ring - Coach

    Conor's Second Chance? Nurmagomedov May Fight McGregor in Boxing Ring - Coach


    On October 7, Russian UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor in the 4th round with a chokehold, extending his unbeaten UFC record to...

    On October 7, Russian UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor in the 4th round with a chokehold, extending his unbeaten UFC record to 27-0.
    Game About Vampire-Ruled Chechnya, Run by 'Sultan Ramzan' Pulled After Backlash

    Game About Vampire-Ruled Chechnya, Run by 'Sultan Ramzan' Pulled After Backlash


    The parent company of White Wolf, a tabletop role-playing game maker, has reigned in its subsidiary and is in the process of reshuffling its management after the company released content considered "offensive" for the second time in the space of a few...

    The parent company of White Wolf, a tabletop role-playing game maker, has reigned in its subsidiary and is in the process of reshuffling its management after the company released content considered "offensive" for the second time in the space of a few months.
    Germany Considers Resuming Deportation of Syrians

    Germany Considers Resuming Deportation of Syrians


    A moratorium on sending Syrian migrants back to their war-torn country was implemented in 2012, shortly after the violent military conflict broke out there. German authorities have prolonged the ban several times since then; however, it is due to expire...

    A moratorium on sending Syrian migrants back to their war-torn country was implemented in 2012, shortly after the violent military conflict broke out there. German authorities have prolonged the ban several times since then; however, it is due to expire on December 31,and the interior ministers of Saxony and Bavaria have already called to end it.
    Why Does EU Need an Army – France at Risk of Downgrading Its Int'l Status

    Why Does EU Need an Army – France at Risk of Downgrading Its Int'l Status


    As soon as Brexit comes to pass, France will be the only veto-wielding EU member of the UN Security Council; thus, the country will be able to block undesired military...

    As soon as Brexit comes to pass, France will be the only veto-wielding EU member of the UN Security Council; thus, the country will be able to block undesired military operations.
    Singing Feline: Cat Stuns Internet With Extravagant Vocals

    Singing Feline: Cat Stuns Internet With Extravagant Vocals


    A cat gave a performance featuring a series of excessive yowls, prompting a recording of the extraordinary impromptu...

    A cat gave a performance featuring a series of excessive yowls, prompting a recording of the extraordinary impromptu concert.

    Teledildonics, Marriage, Regulations and Robots Giving Consent


    The world of teledildonics is developing rapidly – perhaps too rapidly in some parts of the world. What does this mean for the institution of marriage? Should teledildonics be stopped and is it possible to marry a...

    The world of teledildonics is developing rapidly – perhaps too rapidly in some parts of the world. What does this mean for the institution of marriage? Should teledildonics be stopped and is it possible to marry a robot?
    US Fed Eyes More Rate Hikes Despite Trade, Household Debt Woes

    US Fed Eyes More Rate Hikes Despite Trade, Household Debt Woes


    Federal Reserve officials say US economic growth remains solid amid low unemployment and stable inflation; however, they acknowledge that mounting risks overseas could eventually spill over to North America, potentially requiring pre-emptive action on...

    Federal Reserve officials say US economic growth remains solid amid low unemployment and stable inflation; however, they acknowledge that mounting risks overseas could eventually spill over to North America, potentially requiring pre-emptive action on the Fed’s part.
    Trump Administration Officials Weigh Various Approaches to China Trade

    Trump Administration Officials Weigh Various Approaches to China Trade


    Top White House and Trump cabinet officials say they are reviewing various possible options in order to tackle the imbalances and questionable practices in bilateral trade with China, adding that there’s little clarity with respect to the next possible...

    Top White House and Trump cabinet officials say they are reviewing various possible options in order to tackle the imbalances and questionable practices in bilateral trade with China, adding that there’s little clarity with respect to the next possible steps.
    Cygnus NG-10 Spacecraft Blasts Off for ISS in Virginia Aboard Antares Rocket

    Cygnus NG-10 Spacecraft Blasts Off for ISS in Virginia Aboard Antares Rocket


    The rocket took off from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, USA at 4:01 a.m. local time. The cargo ship's arrival at the International Space Station is scheduled for November 19,...

    The rocket took off from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, USA at 4:01 a.m. local time. The cargo ship's arrival at the International Space Station is scheduled for November 19, Monday.
    China Buys Geospatial Software to Put it on Par With NATO, US – Report (VIDEO)

    China Buys Geospatial Software to Put it on Par With NATO, US – Report (VIDEO)


    Apart from NATO members, Luciad's software is also used by such major arms contractors as Boeing, Airbus Defence and Space, Lockheed Martin and Thales. Last year, Luciad was bought by the Sweden-based technology group Hexagon, which earlier established...

    Apart from NATO members, Luciad's software is also used by such major arms contractors as Boeing, Airbus Defence and Space, Lockheed Martin and Thales. Last year, Luciad was bought by the Sweden-based technology group Hexagon, which earlier established ties with the Chinese military and defence industry.
    Edward Snowden Condemns US Justice Department for Targeting Assange

    Edward Snowden Condemns US Justice Department for Targeting Assange


    The former NSA contractor, who faces capital punishment in the US for leaking classified information on numerous US secret surveillance programmes, voiced his support for the WikiLeaks founder after it came to light that US authorities are apparently...

    The former NSA contractor, who faces capital punishment in the US for leaking classified information on numerous US secret surveillance programmes, voiced his support for the WikiLeaks founder after it came to light that US authorities are apparently poised to indict Julian Assange.
    Vice President Pence: US Won’t Lift Tariffs Until ‘China Changes Its Ways’

    Vice President Pence: US Won’t Lift Tariffs Until ‘China Changes Its Ways’


    The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and could double import duties unless Beijing complies with Washington's demands, the US Vice President said at the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in Papua New...

    The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and could double import duties unless Beijing complies with Washington's demands, the US Vice President said at the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in Papua New Guinea.
    Argentinian Navy Says Missing ARA San Juan Sub Found After Year of Searching

    Argentinian Navy Says Missing ARA San Juan Sub Found After Year of Searching


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The US company Ocean Infinity, contracted by the Argentinian authorities to search for the missing ARA San Juan submarine, has located the vessel that had been missing since November 2017, the Argentinian Navy said on...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The US company Ocean Infinity, contracted by the Argentinian authorities to search for the missing ARA San Juan submarine, has located the vessel that had been missing since November 2017, the Argentinian Navy said on Saturday.
    160 Firefighters, Emergency Workers Battle Moscow Oil Refinery Blaze (PHOTO)

    160 Firefighters, Emergency Workers Battle Moscow Oil Refinery Blaze (PHOTO)


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Firefighters have managed to put out a blaze at an oil processing plant in Moscow's south-eastern Kapotnya District, a representative of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) told Sputnik on Saturday. There were no...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Firefighters have managed to put out a blaze at an oil processing plant in Moscow's south-eastern Kapotnya District, a representative of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) told Sputnik on Saturday. There were no casualties.
    British PM May Seeks Tory Support Amid Dwindling Opposition to Brexit Deal

    British PM May Seeks Tory Support Amid Dwindling Opposition to Brexit Deal


    The developments come after the UK's Junior Health Minister Stephen Barclay, who voted to leave the EU in 2016, has been appointed new Brexit Secretary. He will replace Dominic Raab, who resigned on Thursday over his disagreement with the draft Brexit...

    The developments come after the UK's Junior Health Minister Stephen Barclay, who voted to leave the EU in 2016, has been appointed new Brexit Secretary. He will replace Dominic Raab, who resigned on Thursday over his disagreement with the draft Brexit deal backed by the Cabinet.
    Russia Will Endorse Solution to Kosovo Issue if Serbia Accepts It - Lavrov

    Russia Will Endorse Solution to Kosovo Issue if Serbia Accepts It - Lavrov


    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow will be ready to consider a solution on the settlement of relations with Kosovo, in a constructive manner, as long as it is acceptable to Serbia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow will be ready to consider a solution on the settlement of relations with Kosovo, in a constructive manner, as long as it is acceptable to Serbia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
    Scholar Explains How Beijing Tackles Its Growing Dollar Debt Problems

    Scholar Explains How Beijing Tackles Its Growing Dollar Debt Problems


    China's leadership has the necessary instruments to manage risks posed by the country's growing dollar debt, Bai Ming, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, told...

    China's leadership has the necessary instruments to manage risks posed by the country's growing dollar debt, Bai Ming, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, told Sputnik.
    Australia Cannot Block The Silk Way Expansion Into Southern Pacific

    Australia Cannot Block The Silk Way Expansion Into Southern Pacific


    It is expected that following Papua New Guinea and Samoa; Tonga, Cook Islands, Niue and Fiji will join the Chinese “Belt and Road Initiative”. It will be announced on 16th of November after the meeting between the PRC President Xi Jinping and the...

    It is expected that following Papua New Guinea and Samoa; Tonga, Cook Islands, Niue and Fiji will join the Chinese “Belt and Road Initiative”. It will be announced on 16th of November after the meeting between the PRC President Xi Jinping and the leaders of the island states of the Pacific.
    Israel is Capable of Taking Out S-300 and S-400, But Won't Do This – Publicist

    Israel is Capable of Taking Out S-300 and S-400, But Won't Do This – Publicist


    The deployment of the Russian-made S-300 in Syria has not brought an end to Israeli military operations in the region, Israeli publicist Avigdor Eskin has told...

    The deployment of the Russian-made S-300 in Syria has not brought an end to Israeli military operations in the region, Israeli publicist Avigdor Eskin has told Sputnik.
    Xi Calls for Relinquishing Protectionism, Unilateralism for Global Development

    Xi Calls for Relinquishing Protectionism, Unilateralism for Global Development


    PORT MORESBY (Sputnik) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Saturday called for abandoning protectionism and the policy of unilateral actions and preserve multilateral trade system for global...

    PORT MORESBY (Sputnik) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Saturday called for abandoning protectionism and the policy of unilateral actions and preserve multilateral trade system for global development.
    'HIV Certainly Affected My Dating' Says Haemophiliac Who Was Infected at Age 11

    'HIV Certainly Affected My Dating' Says Haemophiliac Who Was Infected at Age 11


    Shawn Decker was exposed to HIV in the 1980s, when he was still a child. Sputnik spoke to him about living with the virus for more than 30 years and how he coped before drug treatments made the condition...

    Shawn Decker was exposed to HIV in the 1980s, when he was still a child. Sputnik spoke to him about living with the virus for more than 30 years and how he coped before drug treatments made the condition bearable.
    SSP Co-Spokesperson: 'Not Surprising' Scotland Not Mentioned in Brexit Proposal

    SSP Co-Spokesperson: 'Not Surprising' Scotland Not Mentioned in Brexit Proposal


    There is now growing pressure on Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to call a second referendum on Scottish independence after Theresa May put forward what has been a widely criticized Brexit proposal on Wednesday in the House of Commons. Sputnik...

    There is now growing pressure on Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to call a second referendum on Scottish independence after Theresa May put forward what has been a widely criticized Brexit proposal on Wednesday in the House of Commons. Sputnik spoke about it to Colin Fox, co-spokesperson for Scottish Socialist Party.
    Belgium to Boost Troops Number in Afghanistan by Over 2.5 Times - Reports

    Belgium to Boost Troops Number in Afghanistan by Over 2.5 Times - Reports


    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Belgian government approved a proposal by the country's Defense Ministry to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan more than 2.5-fold in 2019, local media reported on...

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Belgian government approved a proposal by the country's Defense Ministry to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan more than 2.5-fold in 2019, local media reported on Friday.
    Commentator on Brexit Situation: It's 'Essential' UK Leaves Customs Union

    Commentator on Brexit Situation: It's 'Essential' UK Leaves Customs Union


    Earlier, Theresa May clarified her position to push ahead with her draft Brexit proposal with the European Union, despite a number of resignations in her government and the prospect of a vote of no confidence by her own party. Sputnik spoke to...

    Earlier, Theresa May clarified her position to push ahead with her draft Brexit proposal with the European Union, despite a number of resignations in her government and the prospect of a vote of no confidence by her own party. Sputnik spoke to broadcaster and political commentator Marcus Stead about recent Brexit developments.
    Belgian Troops to Join NATO Force in Estonia

    Belgian Troops to Join NATO Force in Estonia


    TALLINN (Sputnik) - Belgian troops will be forward deployed to Estonia to replace the rotating Dutch contingent, the Defense Ministry of the small Baltic nation said...

    TALLINN (Sputnik) - Belgian troops will be forward deployed to Estonia to replace the rotating Dutch contingent, the Defense Ministry of the small Baltic nation said Friday.