UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Russia does not plan to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday, stressing that Moscow shared a common interest in building a nuclear-weapon-free world but not using the methods, on which the treaty is based.
Despite Sweden's self-perception as the epitome of gender equality and social justice and contrary to the efforts of "world's first feminist government," rape and sexual abuse of women and has been on the rise over the past several decades, with the increase reaching an astonishing 400 percent in the Swedish capital.
VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - South Korea plans to increase the supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia, the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East said, citing head of South Korea's Northern Economic Cooperation Committee Song Young-gil.
Susan Braudy said the incident took place when she was running the New York office of Douglas’ production company. She claimed the actor asked her to sign a confidentiality agreement. Earlier, Douglas preemptively denied the claims as a "complete lie."
Higbie was appointed as chief of external affairs in the Corporation for National and Community Service in 2017. The White House did not immediately comment on his resignation.
A teenage student was detained early Friday on suspicion of staging an axe and arson attack at a school near the southern Russian city of Ulan Ude.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US diplomats have presented to a UN committee intelligence information containing evidence of at least six Chinese-owned or operated cargo ships violating UN sanctions that ban North Korean exports of coal, iron ore, lead and seafood, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
The prime minister made headlines last year when she said that pregnancy had no bearing on a woman's career opportunities.
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