Tuesday’s massive explosion in the Lebanese capital killed over 150 people and injured 5,000 others, causing an estimated $3 billion in damage and leaving 300,000 people homeless in an instant. It’s estimated that up to half of the city of 2.4 million people has been affected by the blast in one way or another.
New Delhi (Sputnik): An Air India Express Dubai-Kozhikode flight crashed at Karipur airport near Kozhikode at around 1945 Hrs IST. Latest reports by the pubic relations department of the state government of Kerala indicate the deaths of 16 people including both pilots.
A new Gallup poll released Friday showed that 35% of Americans would be reluctant to get a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine currently, even if it had been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and was provided at no cost.
Talks between Democratic leaders and the Trump administration and GOP failed Friday after both sides failed to agree on the size of a new COVID-19 relief package. Ted Rall, an award-winning columnist and political cartoonist, joined Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear Friday to discuss the points of contention between Democrats and Republicans.
The global death toll from the novel coronavirus has topped 720,000; almost 19.3 million cases of the infection have been detected, and over 11.6 million of those patients have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
A Michigan county official has rejected calls to resign and is now doubling down on the racist, bigoted and dehumanizing remarks he uttered in defense of his decision to not wear a face mask to a public meeting.
A US Army official claims the service has made significant progress regarding the possible implementation of heavy robotic combat vehicles into combat, following a monthlong series of experiments at Colorado’s Fort Carson.
BEIRUT (Sputnik) - Washington has not requested that the Taliban militant movement provide any information about its alleged collusion with Russia, as the US knows that these are just allegations, Taliban Political Office spokesman Suhail Shaheen said.