On Tuesday, the International Red Cross and the UN withdrew their international aid workers from the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, fearing a coming attack by pro-government forces backed by the US, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Reaching a detailed agreement between the United States and North Korea on denuclearizing and demilitarizing the Korean Peninsula may take years, former UN Security Council counter-terror official and former US diplomat Howard Stoffer told Sputnik.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have held their first ever meeting in Singapore. The sides signed a four-point declaration, which includes a commitment to establishing bilateral relations, joining efforts to build peace and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Union is currently in crisis, and the bloc may want to listen to US President Donald Trump's call for the reinstatement of the G8 format, in order to promote peace through economic cooperation with Russia, European politicians told Sputnik.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have held their first ever meeting in Singapore. Their one-on-one meeting lasted for 45 minutes and was followed by lunch and an expanded meeting, which included delegations from both sides. Sputnik spoke with Victor Teo, professor at the University of Hong Kong, about the meeting.
SINGAPORE (Sputnik), Tommy Yang - Without a detailed roadmap for Pyongyang’s denuclearization process, US President Donald Trump failed to obtain the results he expected from the highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who scored an easy victory, experts told Sputnik.
Blockchain developers in India see merit in working with the government's policy of encouraging the technology but shunning cryptocurrencies. Startups are deploying blockchain solutions across industries, although they believe that an open approach to virtual currencies will enhance the benefits.
US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un met this Tuesday for a summit that aims to end the tense nuclear situation in Asia once and for all. Sputnik spoke with political commentator Dr. Marcus Papadopoulos for more on the topic.
Singapore is abuzz ahead of the historic meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first-ever meeting between sitting leaders of the two countries. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear host Brian Becker is in Singapore for the the groundbreaking affair.
Despite an initial show of unity a war of words has broken out between world leaders following the G7 summit in Canada with criticism focussed on US President Trump’s stance during the meetings.
Oil prices continued to tumble on Monday after last week’s downward pull. This comes amid reports of rising production in Russia and an increase in US drilling activity that is creeping to its highest level in more than three years. Sputnik spoke with Marc Ostwald, Global Strategist at ADM Investor Services about the issue.
Oil prices continued to tumble on Monday after last week's downward pull. The development comes amid reports about rising production in Russia and an increase in US drilling activity. Radio Sputnik discussed the factors affecting the price of oil with Greg McKenna, chief market strategist at CFD and FX provider AxiTrader.
New Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has refused to grant access to a migrant rescue ship. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, Riccardo Cascioli, a political scientist and editor in chief of La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana, opined that Rome's move was intended to send a signal to Brussels.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to impose retaliatory tariffs on the US starting from July 1 in response to tariffs on steel and aluminum. The vow comes after Trump accused other countries of imposing massive tariffs on the US.
A political compromise reached by Eurosceptic parties and the Italian president has prevented the country from rolling into crisis, Daniele Pozzati, an Italian journalist and political observer, told Sputnik, shedding light on the future of Russo-Italian relations and George Soros' potential steps towards the new government.
The leader of North Korea and the US president will meet during a summit in Singapore slated to take place on June 12, where they will discuss the prospects for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and lifting of the sanctions imposed on the DPRK. Sputnik questioned South Korean scholars on their expectations for this summit.
Over 600 asylum seekers illegally crossed the border to Canada in Lacolle, Quebec at the start of April. This is what local media reported, citing the Canadian Border Services Agency. Earlier reports indicated that over seven thousand asylum applications were received by Canada’s federal government this year and that more will follow.
According to the Canadian media, over 600 asylum seekers illegally crossed the border in Lacolle, Quebec, prompting many to express concerns over the issue. Radio Sputnik discussed this with Faith Goldy, an independent journalist and Canadian nationalist.
Bashar Assad has accused London of openly supporting the White Helmets, whom he described as a branch of al-Qaeda. In the Syrian president's words, the White Helmets are little more than a "PR stunt by the UK." Speaking to Sputnik, Dr. Tim Anderson, professor and author of two books on the Syrian war, shared his perspective on Assad's remarks.
Amid NATO's ongoing military buildup in the Baltic countries, and former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves' recent warning that Russia would "lose St. Petersburg" if it dared attack the region, its current leaders have said that the countries have something much more tangible to 'fear' from the east.