WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A digital currency backed by a group of nations is needed to compete with the US dollar, which has reached a level of dominance that poses a barrier to economic growth in much of the world, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said in a speech to fellow central bankers on Friday.
Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is warning of a “strong response” if it is proven that Israel was behind a recent series of strikes targeting training camps and arms depots.
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas.
Famous English rock band The Rolling Stones is making history in space after NASA named a rock on Mars after the legendary group.
MURMANSK (Sputnik) - The Norwegian police said Friday they had closed the case of the WikiLeaks' missing associate, with evidence suggesting that he had died in a kayak accident last year.
A two-year-old Israeli child was mauled by a tiger on the Thai island of Ko Samui on Thursday after the big cat unexpectedly managed to break away from its handler at the Cosmoy Zoo.
The US Air Force Academy revealed Thursday that unsafe levels of toxic chemicals were detected in groundwater at four locations in the Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
According to local media, the pipeline would allow Iran to supply Syria and Lebanon with oil and gas, helping to relieve the latter’s electricity shortage.