Former Norwegian Justice Minister Per-Willy Amundsen has previously called on his nation to grant asylum to embattled activist Tommy Robinson, jailed in the UK.
Despite the continued US pressure to expel Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400s, Washington failed to persuade Ankara to take the “right decision”. The Turkish leadership has demonstrated the rigidity of Turkey’s position and intent to follow a policy of multipolarity in international relations.
The former cleric described himself as a “true priest”, “true Christian” and “true national socialist” and accused the Church of Sweden of betraying the “true God”.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As India’s eastern and northeastern states grapple with heavy monsoon rains and flooding, the death toll in eastern Bihar and northeastern Assam reached 55 on Tuesday. Official figures however, put the death toll at 17.
High-speed passenger shipbuilding is being revived in Russia. Many large hydrofoil vessels are already being built and operated, for example, the seagoing craft Kometa-120M and the river craft Valdai-45R.
The #BottleCapChallenge that hit social media trends this summer requires a participant to kick the lid off a bottle while it is filmed in slow motion.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's humanoid robot FEDOR has been renamed to Skybot ahead of its first space mission scheduled in August, Rocket and Space Corporation Energia told Sputnik.
Relations between Washington and Tehran remain tense. US President Donald Trump earlier stated that sanctions against the Islamic Republic would soon be strengthened, while Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that he is ready for talks when the US abandons its "bullying" and lifts the restrictions imposed on the country.