During its rampage, the gang specifically targeted elderly people in their homes. In one case, a 101-year-old lady had two gold rings peeled from her fingers.
As the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance scandal unfolds, Riyadh has warned it will not be undermined by political pressure and could respond with a bigger action.
In a crucial meeting, European leaders are expected to give Britain's Theresa May a tough reception, warning her to rally support at home or face being cut loose with a no deal in March. Sputnik spoke to the Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson about these talks.
The Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy that tore apart families and caused unconscionable harm to separated children ended in September with a tentative agreement that gave separated families a chance to apply for political asylum in the US.
The development comes a day after the Minnesota Democratic Party suspended a spokesman for calling for violence against Republicans and commenting on Facebook that Democrats would “bring [Republicans] to the guillotine” on November 7, the day after the midterm elections in the United States.
Italy has submitted its 2019 budget, hoping to get past all the red tape in Brussels in order to implement reforms espoused on the campaign trail. Sputnik has spoken with Fabrizio Carmignani, Professor of Economics at Griffith University in Australia to find out if the EU will accept Rome’s plans.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis toured Bien Hoa Air Base outside Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Wednesday, once a US airfield during the Vietnam War, but now best known for being one of the hot spots where Agent Orange was sprayed, and to which the US has now returned, decades later, to help remediate.
PRAGUE (Sputnik) – Five Czech servicemen, who were on a border security mission near the US Bagram air base in eastern Afghanistan, were injured by a car bomb blast, the Czech General Staff stated.
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