MURMANSK (Sputnik) - Norwegian citizen Frode Berg, who had been detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage, admitted he had acted under instructions of the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS), declaring that he was not been aware of what consequences his actions might lead to, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said his country's authorities had decided to repeal the social security reform which had triggered mass demonstrations across Nicaragua, media reported on Monday.
After doctors discovered a cancer-drug prescription regime workaround that would save patients tens of thousands of dollars over the course of treatment, the drug maker - learning of the dosing modification - quickly moved to triple the price.
NASA's new TESS satellite was launched into orbit on Wednesday from Cape Canaveral in Florida on a mission to find new planets beyond our solar system. Sputnik discussed the novelty of the space telescope with Sara Seager, TESS deputy director of science at MIT, a planetary scientist and astrophysicist.
Even though the next presidential election is still a couple of years away, John Delaney, a Democratic Maryland congressman, has already established a campaign office in Des Moines, hired staff and spent over $1 million on TV advertising in Iowa, in preparation for the 2020 US presidential election.
On Friday, Europe’s largest bank HSBC announced it would no longer fund construction for new coal-fired power plants, also curtailing oil sands and arctic drilling investment, as a means to curb greenhouse gases produced from burning fossil fuels.
If you are not precisely certain of where your US-grown romaine lettuce is from, throw it out now, says the CDC.
Sputnik Italia contributor, author and international law expert Giuseppe Paccione explains why the crisis in Syria is a perfect illustration of the need to reform the United Nations.
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