Some of the greatest players in the world never played in a World Cup because – like Manchester United legends George Best and Ryan Giggs or Real Madrid's Gareth Bale – their national teams never qualified. But Sputnik looks at five players who lit up the World Cup.
In a state statement, Israel said it will stop holding pre-deportation hearings for the asylum seekers and all previous decisions to forcefully deport the Africans living in the country have now been nullified.
From the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011, the UN World Food Program has launched a campaign to provide emergency food assistance to millions of conflict-affected Syrians.
Donning heads with kippahs, traditional brimless caps worn by religious Jews, is said to be especially dangerous in big cities due to possible attacks.
The European Commission's Report on Turkey, issued on April 17, 2018, has prompted a storm of criticism from Ankara, as it has yet again postponed granting the country EU visa-free travel benefits. Speaking to Sputnik, former Minister of European Union Affairs Egemen Bagis stressed that Brussels risks alienating Turkey.
At least 20 people, including the bride, were killed when an airstrike, allegedly by the Saudi-led coalition, hit a wedding party in the country’s northern Bani Qais district, The Independent reported.
Alex Minassian, 25, was driving a van that crashed into pedestrians in Canada's largest city of Toronto, killing ten people and injuring 15 others on Monday.
Piter Abi Unes is the owner of a winery "Chateau Wadih" in the mountainous part of Lebanon. He is a pioneer in launching the production of blue wine. In an interview with Sputnik, Unes explained the secret behind this unique product.
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