Sarah Wagenkneht, a co-chairman of the Left Party faction in the Bundestag, criticized the sharp increase in Germany's military spending because, according to her, the money is spent not on the protection of the national security, but rather on military missions abroad.
In 2014, reports surfaced of the Kiev military allegedly using chemical weapons in its operations against the Donbass militia.
US President Donald Trump has accused Germany of not contributing enough to NATO. He once again noted that the US is bearing a disproportionate share of the costs in supporting the alliance's activities. Sputnik discussed this with Paolo Raffone, a strategic analyst and director of the CIPI Foundation in Brussels.
As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle trotted off to their happily ever after, some spectators noticed that there might have been some swearing involved as the emotions were running high.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade has accused hotels of indirectly benefiting from exploiting “vulnerable women.”
Iran has reportedly signed an oil contract with a British company, just as French oil and gas heavyweight Total announced its decision to abandon the Iranian South Pars project due to impending US anti-Tehran sanctions unless the US Treasury issues a waiver that would grant the giant company immunity.
Brazilian national team member and midfielder of the Juventus club Douglas Costa uploaded a video to his Instagram stories showing a tombstone bearing the name of Napoli's striker Lorenzo Insigne, causing public outrage.
The dismantling of the Punggye-ri facility is part of a new policy, which became possible after a joint declaration was signed in Panmunjom on April 27. However, in May North Korea suspended further negotiations with Seoul over air drills that South Korea had launched with Washington.
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