Sputnik Turkey met with representatives of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) amid reports of the US continuing its buildup of military and political presence in the areas controlled by the PYD in Syria.
The Clinton Foundation probe may result in the exposure of foreign government officials and prestigious foundations, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel suggested, speaking to Sputnik. It is probable that foreign entities were aware of the charity's alleged fraud and even benefitted from it, he said, assuming that Donald Trump will reverse the trend.
Speaking to British television, Nigel Farage said he believed a repeat referendum would deliver the same result and settle the issue “for a generation.”
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The recent "swarming" drone attacks on the Russian bases in Syria may be a precursor of many more similar assaults, with states possibly shuffling combat unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) testing to non-state actors, which calls for more control over the field, experts told Sputnik.
Leaders from Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos & Brunei will attend the 25th India-ASEAN commemorative summit in New Delhi. They will also participate as Chief Guests in India’s Republic Day celebrations on January 26.
Anyone can be a musician, says Arseny Trofim, a young Russian composer who has used the revolutionary method of ”intuitive learning” to teach 150 people, including a one-handed woman, to play the piano after just 10 lessons.
The Great Escape, for many, was actor Steve McQueen's brave break for freedom from a prisoner-of-war camp on a motorbike. In a less dramatic twist, Brits are now seeking French citizenship to keep their European credentials after Brexit - although some may choose somewhere even closer, according to one UK political commentator.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Tommy Yang - Despite China’s strong ambitions on the global stage in recent years to assert itself as a great power, demonstrated through the One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative, Beijing is unlikely to look for a bigger role in resolving the Korean nuclear crisis by pursuing more influence over Pyongyang, analysts told Sputnik.
If Neil Woods didn’t exist, it would be necessary for drug legalization campaigners to invent him. Resolutely calm, soft spoken, good humoured and humble, he's an ideal public advocate for change.
Cooperation with the Norwegian company Kvaerner is a major achievement in the implementation of Nord Stream 2, a project which since its beginning has faced politically-biased obstacles in the West.
The presence of Daesh in Pakistan has increased alarmingly over the past year according to a report released by the independent Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies. According to Pakistani officials, Daesh launches attacks from bases from across the border in Afghanistan. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with political analyst Muhammad Amir Rana.
Arms control advocates have voiced their alarm at new proposal to make smaller, more usable nuclear weapons, stating it will increase the likelihood of nuclear war.
With Brexit negotiations seemingly still not progressing; many members of the British remain campaign and the public are seemingly not giving up for a reversal on the decision.
Democrats have “joined hands” with neoconservative policies in sensationalizing Russia as an imminent security threat: a trope neocons worked decades to develop and can finally watch mature into a full-blown international scandal, journalist and author Max Blumenthal told Radio Sputnik.
On Tuesday, news broke that Steve Bannon, US President Donald Trump's former chief White House strategist, was once more out of a job after being forced out of Breitbart News.
It appears that the Clinton Foundation will not be able to escape scrutiny this time, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel told Sputnik. Judging solely from publicly available records, one may easily suspect a longstanding set of frauds, the analyst noted, adding that millions of dollars vanished during the Clintons' political campaigns.
The US Army and Homeland Security are developing a new school shooting simulation. The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment is aimed at training teachers and first responders on how to respond in an active shooter scenario. Radio Sputnik spoke to a specialist on the gun control, issue Dr Marlone Henderson.
A new investigation into the Clinton Foundation has sent a strong signal that no one stands above the law in the US, and that justice will finally be served despite numerous efforts on the part of the anti-Trump 'Resistance' to prevent the US president from delivering on his promises, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel has told Sputnik.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - The recent intra-Korean talks helped achieve some of the most pressing objectives in the relations between Seoul and Pyongyang, but defusing tensions is the maximum that such negotiations can achieve, while the definitive solution of the crisis depends on the United States, experts told Sputnik.
VTech has been fined after failing to protect the data of underage users, sparking a debate on how to protect children as more and more toys become digital. Sputnik spoke to Professor of e-governance at the University of Strathclyde Lilian Edwards, and member of the executive board of the UK council on child internet safety John Carr on the issue.
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