The joint investigation team (JIT) that is working on the mystery of downed flight MH17, a Boeing passenger jet, has accused the Russian military of being behind the catastrophe. However, the team once again has avoided the most sensitive questions regarding the investigation.
ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Paris recognizes Russia's 'Role of Strong Leader' in International Relations, including in the Middle East.
Washington wants to make its EU counterparts impose more sanctions on Russia, but EU leaders appear reluctant, the Financial Times reports.
According to Reuters, a bomb planted in a vehicle detonated in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday night. At least six people died in the explosion and over a dozen wounded, AFP reports, citing local security source.
The Ukrainian military tested its new Javelin anti-tank missiles on Tuesday for the very first time since they arrived from the US in late April.
South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) officials announced plans Thursday to use drones to keep tabs on people behind bars in the state. The news represents an about-face for the department, which fought for years to keep drones away from their facilities, blaming them for delivering contraband to inmates.
Ukrainian authorities on Thursday blocked the operation of Rossiya Segodnya International News Agency on the country’s territory in a move which Moscow and the international journalistic community have denounced as another step in the censorship and intolerance campaign against an alternative viewpoint.
The family of Tom Kelly, a would-be cowboy who instead fought against the Japanese in World War II and died at 21 years old, is finally getting some closure thanks to five years of their hard detective work.
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