The annual list of the world’s most influential people, unveiled by Time magazine this week, has passed two historical milestones. This year’s list has a record number of women.
Spaceships using conventional hydrogen-oxygen fuel will be able to take people to the moon, Mars or Venus. But human exploration of other planets in our solar system, and beyond it, will require the creation of ships harnessing the power of nuclear fission and nuclear fusion, including via the concept of nuclear pulse propulsion.
A new report funded by the European Commission stated that easier access to firearms, including automatic weapons, poses a new threat to Europe’s security and could result in deadlier terror attacks in the future. Sputnik discussed this with Gerold Otten, a member of Germany's parliament from the AfD - Alternative for Germany party.
North Korea's vow to suspend its nuclear testing could be a trap ahead of potential summits with South Korean and US heads of state, President Trump's aides told The Washington Post on condition of anonymity. Radio Sputnik discussed Mr. Kim's statement with Tong Zhao, a fellow at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing.
Last Sunday, militants attacked a UN base in the city of Timbuktu in Mali with car bombs and rockets, killing one UN peacekeeper and injuring seven others.
As a meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the United States draws near, a third party steps forward to reveal why making deals with Washington might not be a good idea.
Law enforcement officers have detained 228 demonstrators in Yerevan, Armenia, which have recently seen a number of protests against former President Serzh Sargsyan, having been elected the country’s premier, according to the police press service.
Eastern Ghouta was liberated from terrorists in mid-April, and now life is returning to normal in this region of southwestern Syria, local Abu Musa told Sputnik.
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