New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was not invited for pre-budget consultations between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and economists on 9 January. The meeting was instead attended by Sitharaman’s other cabinet colleagues like Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in early January that Turkish troops were already on their way to Libya to support the internationally recognised Government of National Accord at its request. He, however, clarified on Monday that there were only military advisers on the ground.
Tourism and fashion are two sectors of the global economy which are growing each year, but questions on their sustainability and impact on the society have been called into question by experts, as well as local communities across the world.
Fernando Gómez is the first and only Spanish professional tracker who has worked with the Jicarilla de Apache Indians to protect their reservation in New Mexico against poachers.
The Turkish parliament has ratified a memorandum on military cooperation that was signed with Libya last month. The agreement has been ratified by the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA). Under the agreement, Libya could receive military aid from Ankara.
The first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned this March after 29 years in office, succeeded by Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. During his tenure, Russia and Kazakhstan enjoyed warm bilateral relations, maintained intensive political contacts and managed to achieve a high level of economic integration.
Canadian historian Michael Jabara Carley's book "Silent Conflict: A Hidden History of Early Soviet-Western Relations", originally published in 2014, has now been translated into Russian.
Russia and Austria have a geographical and historical connection, and therefore Vienna’s pragmatic foreign policy should not change in the foreseeable future, , says former Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl,
Italy’s Lega party still has high ratings despite the break-up of the ruling coalition. Italy's previous government collapsed in August when Matteo Salvini, then-deputy prime minister, called for a no-confidence vote on the government and the prime minister in pursuit of a snap general election.
Speaking to attendees at the forum on Wednesday, one of Russia's top officials addressed both the challenges and opportunities in striking business deals between Russia and the United Kingdom amid the Western-led sanctions regime, as well as the reason why the London-based event was a crucial platform for resolving such crises.
A British businessman attending the Russian-British Business Forum 2019 on Wednesday asked a panel of entrepreneurs from both countries if they were feeling the pressure of Russophobia in the UK, and whether it had impacted their businesses.
On November 2019, Morocco held the annual international forum MEDays, which takes place every year in Tangier under the high patronage of King Mohammed VI, organised by the Amadeus Institute.
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who resigned due to the protests that engulfed the country following the recent elections, has told Sputnik exactly what happened during those days – when he decided to resign, whether the transfer of power was legal, how he managed to leave for Mexico, and who tried to stop him.
MEDays forum, attracting more than 2,500 attendees, has concluded in Tangier, Morocco on 16 November. The three-day forum was dedicated to issues of geostrategic, political, economic and social importance in the Mediterranean, African, and Arab states.
Morocco is welcoming the MEDays forum, which attracted over 2,500 attendees, including over 150 international speakers and more than 80 government representatives. The forum is dedicated to issues of geostrategic, political, economic and social importance in the Mediterranean, African, and Arab states.
International Forum MEDays kicked off in Tangier, Morocco on 13 November. The three-day event was launched under the topic "Global distrust crisis: Facing subversion and uncertainties". The gathering welcomes 4,500 attendees, including political analysts, and business leaders from more than 80 countries.
Sputnik has spoken to former Head of the Bolivian Senate Adriana Salvatierra, who left office after the resignation of Evo Morales, to discuss the situation in the country.
Last week, Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned after the country's armed forces sided with demonstrators who had were opposing his serving a fourth term.
GENOA (Sputnik), Daesh has destroyed and pillaged numerous cultural heritage sites in the Middle East and stolen ancient treasures to raise funds for its terror operations. The Illicit trade in antiquities is a crime under international law.
GENOA (Sputnik), Anastasia Levchenko - US President Donald Trump announced that Daesh* leader al-Baghdadi was slain on 27 October, adding that he killed himself after detonating a suicide vest.