Russia's Crimea is hosting the 5th annual Yalta Economic Forum. More than 3,000 delegates from all over the world are attending the event to discuss global and regional agendas, sign deals and bring business proposals to the table.
The Yalta Economic Forum is marking its fifth anniversary this year. It is the largest international economic event in Crimea, which reunited with Russia as an autonomous region in 2014 following a referendum. The first forum was attended by 600 delegates, with the number growing every year.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has blamed the well-known phenomenon of western disturbance for the current spell of bad weather in India which has resulted in heavy loss of life and property.
Despite the strategic partnership between India and Russia, the younger generations of both countries do not know each other well as was the case during the Soviet times. According to a Russian minister, youth from India and Russia can easily be connected through the use of new technology platforms as they understand and relate to it.
In a new book named "Deadly Dust - Made in the USA: Uranium Weapons Contaminating the World" German author Frieder Wagner gives a detailed account of how the US has contaminated vast territories using depleted uranium (DU) ammunition and the cover-up strategy of the military, industry and governments, as well as those in the media and politics.
Radiant with joy, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini spoke on Monday at a press conference at Lega’s historic headquarters at Via Bellerio 41 in Milan. His party tripled its number of votes in the regional elections in Basilicata (in just one year, it grew from 6.2% to 19%).
The World Wide Web, or WWW, will mark its 30th anniversary in March. It all began on 13 March at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) with the incredible idea of a young programmer Tim Berners-Lee using hypertext to try to connect computers into a single network for better information exchange.
Panos Trigazis, a member of the central committee and coordinator of the Greek party Syriza’s Department of International Relations and Peace Issues, believes that Europe needs to build new relations with Russia, as well as renounce sanctions and create a new European security system where there is no place for US nuclear weapons.
In 1980, the downing of a DC9 Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870, would spark an international hunt to find those responsible for committing the atrocities. The events unfolded amid the backdrop of the Cold War, with evidence pointing to air forces from multiple Western countries in the region being responsible for shooting down the DC9 with a missile.
An Indian expert of international trade opines that the withdrawal of benefits granted to India under America’s Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme will not have much impact on bilateral trade as exports to the US are already in surplus and India is no longer entitled to such benefits given the increase in its per capita income.
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Families of people who went missing during the Kosovo war are still waiting for answers — 20 years after the military conflict ended — and hoping that an international court and special prosecutors can help find out the truth about the fate of their loved ones.
Former Ambassador Santinder K Lambath, Special Envoy of the Indian Prime Minister from 2005-2014, discussed the escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan in the wake of Wednesday's aerial battle over Kashmir and the February deadly terror attack on Indian paramilitary police force claimed by Jaish-e-Mohammad.
LONDON (Sputnik) Anastasia Dmitrieva - Equatorial Guinea's Energy Minister Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima revealed in an interview with a Sputnik the agenda of the upcoming OPEC talks with US shale producers amid US President Donald Trump's "unfair" criticism of the organization and talked about the Venezuelan crisis'impact on the global oil market.
Former Organisation of American States (OAS) Secretary General José Miguel Insulza, in an interview with Sputnik, questioned the alleged legitimacy of the Lima Group, noting that Chilean President Sebastián Piñera commits actions that “violate” the traditions of Chilean foreign policy.
Pundi Srinivasan Raghavan, a former diplomat who currently holds an advisory position in the Indian establishment says that India's air strike on terror camps in Pakistan was preemptive and that countries calling for restraint by both sides are basically equating the victim to the attacker.
Canadian truck drivers held a rally in Ottawa on Tuesday and Wednesday as part of the "United We Roll" convoy. Most participants were wearing yellow vests - a sign of affiliation with the country's own newly-formed grass-roots protest movement.
UK Labour MP Emily Thornberry said on 6 February she denounced the Venezuelan government, indirectly accusing Nicolas Maduro of 'betraying' socialism and advocating snap elections in Caracas. The news comes weeks before seven Labour MPs resigned from the Labour party over UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's stance on the Latin American country.
The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest is an annual competition for young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33, and serves as a Russian platform for exciting new talent, allowing them to make a name for themselves on the world stage.
In 2017, Russia and Zambia signed a deal to cooperate in the construction of a nuclear science and technology centre in Zambia, which is expected to begin in 2019. Sputnik spoke on the issue as well as on additional prospects for cooperation between the two countries with Zambian Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji.
With nearly forty years having passed since his untimely murder, John Lennon remains one of the most iconic musicians to have ever lived, with both his solo releases, and of course albums with the Beatles retaining their popularity in the modern era.