Libyan legislators have opted to suspend a travel ban for women unaccompanied by men due to public criticism.
Amid the perennial Russian 'threat', the Swedish state seems to have had second thoughts about having sold off a submarine port on the strategic island of Gotland back in the 2000s. Needless to say, negotiations with the Armed Forces quickly sped up after a "Russian oligarch" emerged among prospective buyers.
Last week, Ukraine's pro-government media temporarily lost its mind after it was reported that Oleksiy Honcharenko, a rising political star from the pro-presidential Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction, had been abducted. As it turned out, the lawmaker's 'kidnapping' was a staged show organized by Ukraine's Security Service.
The pound has gone into freefall against the US dollar, euro and other major currencies, driven by suggestions Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing for a second independence referendum to coincide with the triggering of Article 50 next month.
Transparency International has welcomed a vote by the European Parliament to close a tax loophole that allows companies and trusts to hide the identity of their ultimate owner behind a smokescreen, as revealed in the Panama Papers scandal, Sputnik has been told.
The first restaurants staffed with robotic waiters are expected to appear in Iran in the next few months.
BBC did not submit the controversial documentary titled ‘One World: Killing for Conservation' for mandatory preview by the Ministries of Environment and External Affairs to “remove any deviations, so as to achieve a balanced and accurate exposition of the theme".
Mainstream media outlets were recently abuzz with news that scientists were on the verge of resurrecting the long-extinct woolly mammoth - but analysis has suggested de-extinction could be environmentally and economically damaging. Still, if the plan is pushed ahead with, what species might once again become a fixture on Earth?
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