Pompeo was previously tight-lipped on the recent detention of a British tanker by Iran. One of the authors of the US administration's "maximum pressure" campaign on Iran, he earlier blamed the Islamic Republic for a string of attacks in the region, despite Iran's denial of any involvement.
Libya, which descended into civil war after a NATO-backed insurrection toppled long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, has faced intense fighting around the city of Tripoli between the Government of National Accord and the Libyan National Army in recent months.
On 27 January 1968, during the exercises of the French fleet, the French submarine “La Minerve” disappeared in the Mediterranean with 52 people on board.
A man who triggered a huge police investigation in the UK after he alleged MPs and other prominent people had run a paedophile ring has been found guilty. Carl Beech, a 50-year-old former NHS manager, was convicted of 12 charges of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said he will not allow the jailed chief of the Pakistan Muslim League and his predecessor Nawaz Sharif access to air-conditioning and television in prison.
The “invasion” of Leo’s Instagram page apparently commenced after some netizens concluded that such stunts could be used to raise awareness about various important issues.
The nosedive comes against the background of the ongoing trade row between Beijing and Washington, which, however, showed signs of nearing a resolution late last month when President Trump announced that he will not impose new tariffs on China.
It all started as an apparent farce but has undoubtedly been blown out of proportion, as just under 2 million people signal their intent to storm one of the most highly protected facilities in the United States.