Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated beyond the war of words earlier in May after Washington sent an aircraft carrier and its battle group along with a fleet of bombers to the region.
Last week, Venezuela's ambassador to Egypt, Wilmer Omar Barrientos, said that the Latin American state has lost $30 billion over the past three months due to the sanctions and economic blockade.
The Starks got theirs in the end, but what about the fans? Some of the people who have been heavily invested in the show for the past years felt they deserved more, as one of the most remarkable projects on television has drawn to a close.
The day before, the Russian Centre for Reconciliation in Syria reported that militants had violated the ceasefire regime in Idlib de-escalation zone 13 times in one day, injuring 3 Syrian servicemen.
Reports say some Christians have been expressing concern that the Palestinian Authority security forces are not doing enough to protect Christian holy sites in the West Bank, adding that they feel deliberately targeted for their religion.
The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill received Royal Assent on 12 February 2019. Sputnik takes a look at some of the measures which are included in the legislation.
China is investing over $60 billion in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that extends from Xinjiang Province in China to Gwadar in Pakistan’s Balochistan province. Pakistan has already deployed an army division for CPEC security.
The disputed South China Sea is just one of a number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship, which also include a raging trade war, with Washington imposing new tariffs and Beijing responding with tit-for-tat measures last week, as well as the US blacklisting Huawei tech giant.