The President of Mauritius, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Africa's only female head of state, has submitted her resignation in the "interests of the nation," her lawyer Yousouf Mohamed told reporters.
Andrew McCabe, the FBI official involved in the Russiagate scandal and criticized by Donald Trump has been fired the day before by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
A group of US senators has urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to block construction of the Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Thirty-nine senators wrote a letter to Mnuchin insisting he stops the project. Sputnik discussed the US senators' request with Ben Aris, editor in chief of Business News Europe.
On March 17, Ireland celebrates St. Patrick's Day in honor of the patron saint of the country. The Irish community as well as others participate in festivals, parades and other festive events all over the world. Here are some interesting facts about this holiday.
The announcement came as Petro Poroshenko visited Ukrainian military personnel in Kramatorsk. In his speech he stressed that now the country will be ready for war with Russia. Some users, commenting his post on Facebook, expressed skepticism concerning his promises.
Portuguese confectioner Daniel Gomes has created a candy consisting of pure 23-carat gold during the international chocolate fair in the city of Obidos.
According to forecasters, another snowstorm has brought 70 mph icy blasts and up to 25 cm (10 inches) of snowfall, painting Britain white, as temperatures dropped to 5 degrees below zero Celsius.
The most recent studies have shown that they originate from mammals that inhabited the Earth roughly 73 million years ago. The Solenodon paradoxus is a rare mammal that uses venom to kill its victims.
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