The Italian Air Force scrambled two fighter jets after a passenger plane had lost contact with ground services.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US-led coalition has had to scale back its fight against Daesh in eastern Syria as scores of commanders from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have left the area to battle Turkish forces in the northwestern town of Afrin, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. Ryan Dillon told Sputnik.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said the nation’s new digital currency called petro will be traded for rubles, liras, yuan and euros starting Friday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Sixteen foreign reconnaissance aircraft were spotted at Russia’s national borders in the past week, the country’s Defense Ministry said Friday.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik), Luc Rivet - Better coordination between police agencies of different EU states could contribute to the prevention of crimes, such as the 2016 murder of Maria Ladenburger in Germany by an asylum seeker.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday gave a farewell address to the staff members he has worked with at the State Department.
Nicolas Sarkozy; the former President Of France has been placed under formal investigation regarding alleged illicit Libyan funding stemming from the Gaddafi era.
The Israeli Border Police are planning to drop tear gas from drones on people attending a Hamas rally in Gaza on Friday, according to Jerusalem Online.
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