During a June 22 summit in Davao City, on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, the country’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, referred to the God of the nation’s enormous population of Catholic faithful as “stupid.”
The Sairun Alliance, backed by the prominent Shiite cleric Muqtada Sadr, won 54 parliamentary mandates during the first Iraqi parliamentary election since Daesh* defeat.
Britain's top diplomatic and military officials went to Warsaw last week to discuss ways to enhance the "strategic foreign, defense and security partnership" between the two nations in light of so-called "Russian aggression." However, Russian observers point out that the "partnership" is directed as much against Berlin as it is against Moscow.
As the Syrian Army appears poised for a large-scale push in Daraa province, the militant groups entrenched in the region reportedly receive a massive shipment of weapons "made in the US."
An internationally-wanted Brazilian man was arrested by Interpol officials immediately after the Brazilian national team played in St. Petersburg, a local newspaper reported. The law enforcement officials, however, let the man watch the game until the end.
The creation of a joint European military force is again on the agenda after talks between French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. While France's top army official has stated that much progress has been carried out on the matter, French professor Christophe Réveillard told Sputnik that it plagiarizes the NATO system.
As powerful football teams clash at the ongoing championship in Russia for the coveted title of World Champions, it appears that some contestants also have to deal with severe restrictions imposed on their sexual appetites.
The management of a restaurant in Virginia reportedly asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave just as she was about to have dinner with her family.
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