Paul Manafort, US President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, pleaded guilty on Friday to two felony counts of conspiracy and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller in the latter’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
Quickly earning rebukes and accusations for the growing subjugation of women in the southeast Asian nation following the ascendancy of a new king, a top Thai police academy has now banned women from enrolling.
Veteran German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger is calling the influence of US President Donald Trump on the world stage a prime mover in directing the attention of Germany away from Washington and toward China and Russia.
US Vice President Mike Pence, responding to a critical new biography referring to him as a ‘Christian supremacist,’ again turned to his religious belief system to address allegations of kowtowing to corporate interests and myth-based systems of belief.
The numbers look great on paper, but numbers do not educate children, provide basic housing and health services or feed hungry families, according a new report from one of DC’s longest-serving think tanks.
A stunningly clean 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was auctioned off in a frantic flurry of offers for a record $48.4 million in California on Saturday, the highest price ever paid for an automobile at auction.
As mourning in the US for the late John S. McCain continues, the nation’s highest burial honors will be bestowed upon the often fractious and combative five-term Republican Senator from Arizona.
The so-called sex-boxes were introduced in the world’s banking center Zurich five years ago after locals had voted for a $2 million plan for building one-car garages where prostitutes and clients could meet. Since then, the drive-ins have been working with a precision of a Swiss clock and even seen some bicycle-friendly improvements lately.
Collectors and tourists alike have already bought over 100,000 of the souvenir banknotes with Karl Marx's face on them, which go for 3 euros each. Sputnik got in touch with the bills' creator to find out what motivated him to get in on the souvenir currency craze.
A permitted rally in the US capitol on the one-year anniversary of a deadly neo-Nazi march in Charlottesville, Virginia, happened on Sunday, and Sputnik was on the ground to bring you live updates as the event unfolded.
Counterprotesters are gathering in Lafayette Park, Washington DC, next to the White House, where a US white nationalist faction is slated for a late Sunday afternoon gathering on the one-year anniversary of a deadly neo-fascist ‘Unite the Right’ march in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Fearing a return of last year's tragedy at the hands of violent neo-Nazi marchers, Charlottesville calls in the National Guard.
The Youtube video shows a tiny ant carrying a much larger diamond from the wholesaler’s desk.
Earlier this year, Sputnik reported on the work of Alexandra Ivleva, a Moscow-based artist who earned the nickname 'Weld Queen' for her unique metal sculptures. Now, Sputnik has managed to speak to Ivleva in person to discover what it is that makes her tick.
The summer heat wave in Europe has not only caused suffering for the locals but also revealed another type of problem for those fleeing to rivers in an attempt to cool off. As water levels in German waterways plunge, World War II explosives have been revealed.
Two women from one of the country’s oldest noble families have claimed to know the story behind one of the world’s most famous paintings. Art historians have been debating the identity of the woman whom Leonardo da Vinci painted with an enigmatic smile, for centuries.
Ahead of Meghan’s 37th birthday, Paul Burrell, who has made a career as a reality TV persona and author since the Princess of Wales’ death, noted that the former US actress and newly-appointed Duchess of Sussex wanted to be famous and got everything she wanted, but reminded her about “being careful what you wish for.”
The European Medicines Agency has granted a licence for the use of a revolutionary new jab which promises relief for migraine sufferers. Sputnik spoke to UK migraine sufferer Nicola Flash about living with the condition.
Amid a heat wave in Germany, the authorities have spotted a man wearing only socks and sneakers on a bike, who is on their radar for speeding at night. The man’s identity, however, remains unknown.
With the hashtag #GirlsWhoLift trending on social media and numerous photos of six-packs abs, super-ripped arms and ultra-lean legs being posted, a British tabloid and a powerlifters’ web-site have teamed up to pick 10 babes who prove that strong is new sexy and occasionally make money promoting bodybuilding and cross-fit.
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