MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Almagro has accepted the Bolivian government’s invitation to carry out an audit of the recent presidential election in the country, amid controversies over the results.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – There are no legal obstacles preventing Russian national Maria Butina from returning home to Russia, however, some issues with her departure from the United States could arise, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said.
The Chinese government reportedly intends to replace Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam with a new "interim" chief who will be expected to serve until the 2022 end of her term.
A controversial political advertisement in San Francisco, California, has been removed from its billboard after community members and elected officials alike condemned the ad’s depiction of the city’s mayor.
Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in the Russian city of Sochi to discuss an array of issues, with the situation in Syria and the Turkish military operation there expected to be the main topic of their conversation.
Security research hackers have developed third-party apps that can secretly listen to people’s conversations via Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices.
The explosion occurred after two unidentified men played with and mishandled what appeared to be a hand grenade, according to witnesses.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party lost the overall majority in Canada’s Federal Parliament in Ottawa in the elections on Monday but remain the largest party following the vote and are now looking for coalition partners to remain in power.