Bulgaria intended to purchase US F-16s for its Air Force to replace its aging fleet of Russian MiG-29s. Sofia has, however, found the price offered by the US higher than expected, forcing the country to look for compromises or even consider Swedish or Italian alternatives.
Two men posing as police officers tricked their way into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston on the night of 18 March 1990. They stole 13 pieces of work worth US$500 million, none of which has ever been recovered.
Retired general Harald Kujat, who served as the Inspector General of Germany's Bundeswehr between 2000 and 2002 and Chairman of the NATO Military Committee from 2002 to 2005, has said in an interview with Sputnik that Europe, and especially Germany, shouldn't stand idly by on the sidelines.
The ban will be officially connected to China’s alleged mistreatment of the predominantly-Muslim Uighur population. While several administration departments seek to impose tougher restrictions on Chinese tech, the Treasury Department insists Washington should secure a trade deal first.
House Democrats are growing increasingly frustrated as White House officials repeatedly refuse to appear at testimonies despite being subpoenaed by the House. More Dems reportedly are drifting towards supporting impeachment while others keep warning that it may lead to dramatic consequences.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is giving Turkey until the end of the first week of June to pull out of its agreement with Russia to purchase the S-400 air defence system or face severe consequences including sanctions, media reported.
The Prime Minister blasted China’s refusal to free two Canadian nationals, which some see as a response to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Meng’s extradition to the US is now being decided in Canadian courts.
By giving an unknown person a small amount of money, victims fell into a much more elaborate scheme that eventually cost them much more, a US Department of Homeland Security official warning says.