In a significant act of peaceful civil disobedience, over 70 have reportedly been arrested on Saturday as an estimated 6000 ‘climate rebellion’ protesters closed the five main river bridges over the Thames in London.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The exhibition of photographs of the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest’s finalists opened in the United Nations office in New York on Friday.
Critics of the US president’s rhetoric blame the mail bomber’s actions on Trump’s calls for violence against Democrats.
Reintroducing the language of peace into America’s increasingly polarizing cultural conversation.
"Dhokra," the art of lost wax casting, has its roots in the 5,000-year-old Indus Valley civilization. The art is most popular among the tribes of the Bastar region in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, who are swimming against the tide to keep the art alive.
A unique research opportunity presented itself for two American scientists, who have been received a grant to study the effects of pornography.
The number of children in the developed world being diagnosed with forms of autism has risen exponentially in the last 20 years. Sputnik spoke to James Cusack, the Director of Science at Autistica UK, about what lies behind the statistics.
The late Pope Paul VI and murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, notorious icons of the Catholic Church whose life and works caused deep division among the hierarchy of the faithful, were canonized by Argentine-born Pope Francis on Sunday.
It began as an April Fool’s Day joke but soon took on a life of its own.
In a damning indictment of health care in the US, the family of Nobel prize-winning physicist Leon Lederman sold his award to cover end-of-life medical expenses.
As the former US first couple has had a date at the world’s most famous beer festival, which comes to an end on October 7 in Munich, the ex-president in his leather shorts and a vest has attracted stares as well as local women in traditional dirndl dresses.
Russian police launched a probe into the case of a man who allegedly injured himself in an attempt to eliminate a nasal blockage, a representative of the local police services told Sputnik.
No US president since World War II has triggered so many Americans to express their displeasure in so many creative, humorous and sometimes destructive ways.
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.
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