The Civil Aviation Authority announced that the use of drones and all unmanned aircraft has been banned in Sri Lanka airspace following the Easter Sunday attacks.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Certain Western countries voice claims for exclusive global leadership, resorting to blackmail and sanctions to try to impose their values on other states, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, adding that Moscow was against such policies.
Last time Congress rushed to impeach a US President, his rating skyrocketed. Besides, as the former US State Secretary notes in her Washington Post op-ed, the Democratic Party has other things to take care of.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Foreign media employees in the Syrian province of Hama conducted a staged filming of the "death" of a family due to alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian troops, Maj. Gen. Viktor Kupchishin, head of the Russian Centre for Syrian Reconciliation, said at a briefing Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo face an uphill struggle to force other nations to abandon their oil trade with Iran, former European Union consultant Paolo von Schirach told Sputnik.
The Lebanese defence minister ruled out the possibility of military conflict with Tel Aviv in the near future, however.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Odessa Solidarity Campaign, a project of the United National Antiwar Coalition, will deliver a letter to the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington calling on Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky to launch an international investigation into the 2014 massacre in Odessa, campaign coordinator Phil Wilayto told Sputnik.
Migrants from Latin American countries have once again resorted to illegal freight train hopping in an attempt to evade measures aimed at curbing illegal migration deployed by the Mexican government. The government measures have already proven their effectiveness, significantly complicating travel by other means of transport.