During the much-anticipated solar eclipse on Monday, NASA in collaboration with Montana State University, is launching giant balloons filled with bacteria into the stratosphere.
The Bird in Shaw restaurant in the Northwest DC started offering discounted drinks to its guests when the former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci was fired. The tradition was revived on Friday with the resignation of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.
The Pentagon wants to monitor Russia's most popular social network VKontakte, according to an announcement published on the US Federal Business Opportunities official website on Thursday.
The church bell in the German town of Herxheim has caused a heated debate among local residents recently, due to the swastika and Nazi inscription engraved on it. Sputnik Germany discussed the controversy surrounding the bell with the town's mayor Ronald Becker.
The United States formally launched a probe into China's trade practices to find out whether the country's actions may harm American commerce, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Friday.
Tightening security and placing more law enforcement officers on the street in Europe is no longer an effective way of protecting civilians in the face of terrorism, experts told Sputnik.
Dozens of Muslims living in Barcelona went out on Las Ramblas street on Saturday in order to express their protest against recent terrorist attacks in Catalonia.
The Lebanese army managed to establish control over a hill range on the mountainous Lebanese-Syrian border following the start of its operation against Daesh (banned in Russia), a spokesman of Lebanese army said Saturday.
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