Scientists have identified 66 species of plants and animals that pose the greatest threat to biodiversity and ecosystems. These species, entering and falling into new territories, displace the local flora and fauna.
The American magazine Forbes has published a ranking of the highest paid models in the world, listing their earnings for the year, the fashionistas as a group raked in about $109.5 million in 2018.
Sputnik's weekly photo gallery gives you a glimpse of what's been going on in different corners of the world during the past seven days.
On September 17, the Russian Hmeymim air base in Syria lost contact with an Il-20 plane with 15 people on board amid an operation being carried out by Israeli jets in Latakia province. Later, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that the plane was downed by a Syrian S-200 surface-to-air missile system.
The eighth annual Circle of Light International Festival is set to dazzle visitors with a stunning barrage of auditory and visual delights.
A federal investigation has been launched probing US President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee amid concerns money donated to the event was done so in exchange for policy concessions or a measure of influence over Trump administration officials.
US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he’d reveal his pick to replace outgoing Chief of Staff John Kelly within the next two weeks, but with the Mueller investigation probing and prosecuting individuals closest to Trump, filling the position may be tougher than imagined.
As US President Donald Trump’s temper on Twitter appears to correlate with the rising speculation surrounding special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, a number of individuals currently and formerly associated with the president appear to be distancing themselves.
The head of France's National Front and left-wing leader Jean-Luc Melenchon were both booed away from the protest against anti-Semitism, which took place in Paris after the brutal murder of an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor.
Amid a flurry of questions fielded by the Deputy Governor of the Kemerovo Region following Sunday's mall blaze which claimed the lives of 41 children, one of the most painful was voiced by a dead child’s friend.
A "disturbing" video showing animal cruelty has caused a storm of public outrage. During the summer, a video surfaced showing three young men on a speedboat with a shark being dragged behind it with a rope.
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