A Norwegian executive, who was arrested in Russia and expelled from the country for a decade over suspicions of espionage, has claimed that Norway's intelligence service has a habit of recruiting businessmen to become informants in Russia, which, he suggested, has a negative effect on bilateral relations.
Despite trying to persuade Donald Trump to remain party to Iran nuclear deal, French president Macron admitted to journalists that he may have failed. He told journalists he didn’t know what the US president would decide. Sputnik spoke to Anthony Billingsley, a specialist on the Middle East from the University of New South Wales to find out more.
The Pentagon’s secret weapons maker has dustbinned its LightningStrike experimental drone project with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities.
For the past two weeks, Armenia has been grappling with political crisis. Mass demonstrations in the region have prompted the resignation of their prime minister, and now the parliament is set to elect a new leader. Alexander Markarov is the Director of the Armenian branch of the CIS institute. He describes the protests on the ground in Yerevan.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US-led coalition against Daesh will not comment on reports of an alleged new US military base in Syria’s northeast supported by France, the coalition’s spokesperson told Sputnik on Thursday.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - Libya’s National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Haftar has returned to the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi after alleged treatment in France and reports on his death, local media reported on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A former employee of a US defense contractor operating in Afghanistan admitted receiving $104,000 in illegal kickbacks, the US Department of Justice said in a press release.
The massive lawsuit filed by the DNC against WikiLeaks may result in the removal of internal Democratic email threads from the internet, according to US media and ethics professor Jane Kirtley.
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