Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, as well as former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig, who works for the International Crisis Group, were detained this week in Beijing.
Madame Tussauds may have hired Cristiano Ronaldo's infamous sculptor because a new waxwork of Prince Harry and pregnant Meghan Markle are giving their fans the creeps.
Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago have vowed to shut down a controversial 'sex festival' which is due to take place on a private island in the Caribbean on Friday, departing dozens of men who have paid thousands of pounds per ticket.
Not everyone in Britain is enamoured with the government-funded Integrity Initiative (II) psy-op run by the Institute for Statecraft, political commentator David William Norris told Sputnik. According to Norris, this operation is likely to invoke sharp opposition from Britons who are tired of the anti-Russian propaganda in the media.
Despite criticism from fellow politicians, including Prime Minister Juha Sipilä, Ville Tavio's party, the Finns, has refused to disavow the statement about the "fascist" nature of European federalism.
France has seen a wave of mass protests since mid-November, when the so-called yellow vest protesters took to the streets to rally against fuel tax hikes.
A knife-wielding man has attacked policemen in the Old City, the walled historical centre of Jerusalem, popular with tourists, but usually uncrowded at night, according to local media reports.
British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence in her government Wednesday, saying in comments shortly after the vote results were announced that she would get on with her "renewed mission" to take the UK out of the European Union.
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