WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Earlier, US President Donald Trump canceled the June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after Pyongyang reacted angrily to Washington's warning that the "military option" for the North Korean problem was still on the table.
This week, the Yury Dolgorukiy strategic missile sub launched a salvo of four Bulava missiles at a test range in the Russian Far East; the missiles flew thousands of kilometers to reach their targets. Sputnik takes a look at why the launch was not just a tactical success, but an important signal regarding the state of Russia's defense sector.
A prolific hacker, responsible for attacks on more than 100 companies worldwide, has been jailed in Britain, in what was a first of its kind case for the Metropolitan police.
After the daughter of prominent French right-wing and anti-immigrant politician Jean-Marie Le Pen chose to distance herself from her father by using only her first name during her presidential campaign in 2017, another member of the political dynasty has decided to give up “Le Pen.”
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been widely criticized by politicians and others in Britain for her poor handling of Brexit negotiations. Her proposal for a customs union partnership with the EU has been the main source of criticism in recent weeks.
An Israeli lawmaker is urging the US to officially recognize the Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli territory. In a letter to the US ambassador to Israel, as quoted by the Jerusalem Post, a Knesset member, Yoav Kish, stated that the recognition of Israel’s Golan Heights claim would be a natural continuation of the current US policy.
Dutch investigators now say that the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 was launched from a BUK missile system operated by the Russian military. Speaking to Sputnik, Eastern Europe political affairs observer Jafe Arnold said the claims were part of a concerted NATO campaign against Russia.
The police in the city of Rajasmand in western India have recovered the bodies of three men, who allegedly stopped by a deep pool to bathe but eventually drowned. A video of the horrific event was captured on the camera phone of one of the victims.
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