For those of us who increasingly feel like there is no place on Earth to be free of prying eyes, a new announcement from some deep-pockets tech investors appears to ensure humanity that global surveillance from orbit is coming, and soon.
Disturbances erupted on April 15 in the Le Mirail area of the southern French city of Toulouse. Activist accuses local gangs of aligning with Islamists.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Violent thunderstorms have left some 73,000 people in and around 900 settlements in the Russian Central Federal District without electric power, the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s department in the Central Federal District said in Saturday statement.
DOHA (Sputnik) - After multiple tweets documenting heavy gunfire, Saudi police have claimed that a toy drone flying over the Al Khuzama neighborhood in the country's capital of Riyadh, where the royal palace is located, was shot down, as reported by local media on Saturday.
In an attempt to get animals to move around for photo ops, visitors throwing bricks in a southeastern China zoo killed a kangaroo and injured another, China Central Television reported.
On Tuesday, German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner announced that legislation is being drafted to end the use of glyphosate in the country’s home gardens, parks and sports facilities.
Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has confirmed that it will terminate its contract with NATO on military cargo deliveries after 2018, citing sanctions pressure against Russia by the US and its allies. Speaking to Sputnik, Czech lawmaker Alexandr Cerny said that the lost capacity would result in a "big problem" for the alliance.
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has been launched into orbit from Cape Canaveral in Florida to survey thousands of stars outside our solar system and find new planets. Sputnik discussed the space telescope with Natalia Guerrero, deputy manager of TESS Objects of Interest.
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