The number of cases of human trafficking has increased in recent years in Libya, according to the head of the Tunisian Observatory for Human Rights, Mustafa Abdel Kabir, who recently published this information on his blog.
Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Lamberto Zannier spoke to Sputnik about the situation in Ukraine, "safety zones" in Donbass and the Crimean issue in an exclusive interview.
According to the findings of the latest Harvard-Harris Poll survey, the majority of US citizens believe the Russia investigations are damaging to the country and Congress should focus on domestic policy instead.
The Israeli Air Forces on Saturday attacked the Syrian government forces' tanks and artillery positions after 10 projectiles fell on the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights from Syria.
The White House is reportedly working with Congress to change the Senate-proposed bill on new anti-Russian sanctions. Russian political Alexander Kubyshkin discussed the issue with Radio Sputnik.
The US Department of Defense spent $94 million in 2007 on purchasing camouflage uniforms for the Afghan police intended for action in forested areas, although the territory of the country covered in vegetation is only about 2 percent.
According to information from sources in the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) the United States has delivered a seventh round of heavy weapons and armored vehicles to the forces.
The USS Fitzgerald destroyer hit a Philippine merchant vessel southwest of the Japanese city of Yokosuka on Saturday. All seven previously missing sailors from the destroyer were found dead on Monday. Sputnik spoke with military expert Constantine Sivkov and Vladimir Evseev in an interview about why the destroyer suffered major damage.
Syrian military expert Hasan Hasan in an interview with Sputnik Arabic said that over the last six years the influence of the US in Syria has fallen, whereas the Russian role has grown and that clearly does not suit US’ interests.
Washington is seeking to expand its presence in the Philippines over concerns about the growing influence of Daesh in the country. US lawmakers have expressed fears that the Islamists are attempting to get fighters into the region and pressed for urgent measures to address the situation.
The new super weapon of the 21st century will not be an atomic or thermonuclear bomb, but self-learning artificial intelligence systems, which are already being developed by the world's leading powers, according to French futurist Jean-Christophe Bonn.
Five ASEAN countries are joining forces to counter the threat posed to the region by the internationally-condemned terrorist organization Daesh.
US President Donald Trump has driven a wedge between the US and Cuba, confounding his predecessor’s attempts to normalize bilateral relations. Russian analyst Andrei Sidorov spoke to Sputnik in an interview about what such a move could ultimately lead to.
The border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, almost two weeks after the break in diplomatic relations, is almost empty. The Saudis only allow citizens of third countries with a Saudi visa to enter their territory. On Sunday, even those people won’t be allowed to cross and the border will be totally locked down.
Daesh militants in Afghanistan have captured the Tora Bora cave complex in Nangarhar province, located near the border with Pakistan, Associated Press reported earlier this week.
Many Daesh leaders have fled Raqqa and Mosul to the Syrian city of al-Mayadin amid the fierce battles raging to defeat terrorism in these cities. The city of al-Mayadin is situated in a valley of the Euphrates River on the border with Iraq.
Two US warships arrived at the port in Doha for joint exercises. Moreover, the defense ministers of the US and Qatar have signed agreements on the supply of 36 F-15 fighters for $12 billion. Do these moves signal an end to the Qatari crisis?
The Philippines military said on Friday that some of the Islamist militants, who attacked Marawi city in the south of the country last month, may have slipped away during the battle that has raged for nearly four weeks.
During its military operation in Syria, the Russian Armed Forces gained invaluable battle experience which will further make it possible to enhance the combat capability of the Russian and Syrian armies, Russian military expert and editor-in-chief of the National Defense magazine Igor Korotchenko told Sputnik in an interview.
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