TOKYO (Sputnik) - An engine of a US F-16 fighter jet from the US Misawa air base in northern Japan caught fire, with pilot dumping the aircraft's fuel tanks into the lake, local media reported Tuesday, citing Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The pre-sale of Venezuelan own cryptocurrency "Petro," which is backed by the country's oil reserves, has started.
French police are investigating an incident as three men were arrested for cannibalism after an argument in a troubled Paris neighborhood went terribly wrong.
Scientists studying an ancient site in Turkey, known as “Gate to Hell”, have found that tales saying it killed anyone who got too close didn’t lie. Only the deaths were caused by noxious natural gas rather than a Greek god’s deadly breath.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The registration of RIA Global LLC, a US company producing content for Sputnik news agency, as a "foreign agent" under FARA shows that the conditions for the operation of media in the United States are deteriorating, a spokesperson of the Russian Embassy in the United States told Sputnik.
Sea levels are rising and a new study now shows that they are rising more quickly each year.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir announced that Riyadh plans to build a string of nuclear energy power plants so that the kingdom can generate additional revenue by exporting its massive oil reserves instead of burning them for electricity.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - NATO has launched a three-year project to boost Jordan's capacity for defense and crisis management, the alliance said Monday in a press release.
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