From anti-racism protests in the US and the final relay of the International Army Games’ Tank Biathlon in Russia, to the World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland and Independence Day celebrations in India, Pakistan and Indonesia – take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.
Glimpse into the haunting, stylized images of women’s faces painted by Rone, an internationally renowned Melbourne-based street artist.
Have you ever heard of mermaiding, the art of being a real mermaid? Not only is it beautiful, it can also be a rewarding activity: some sirens use their charm for noble causes, for example to cheer up children with disabilities.
The Ulyanovsk, named after a city on Russia's Volga River, is the seventh Yasen-class nuclear-powered attack sub to be built for the Russian Navy. On July 30, a shipyard in Severodvinsk held the keel-laying ceremony for the new sub.
Following the Arab Spring in 2011 a series of anti-government protests triggered mass civil unrest in Syria. A range of Islamist groups took the lead in the anti-government standoff.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, along with the country's foreign ministry officials and thousands of ordinary Russians, offered his condolences to the people of Spain and to friends and relatives of those harmed during a series of terrorist attacks in Catalonia.
The supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has mocked the United States for the racially motivated riots and violence that took place over the weekend. So much for the beautiful friendship between Iran and the US.
'World Order' is a documentary film produced for Russian TV which aired this December. Vladimir Putin was among those interviewed for the documentary. Sputnik presents the full version of the film with English subtitles.
Oleg Storchevoy, deputy head of Russia's national aviation regulator, held the briefing on Wednesday, October 14, in Moscow.
Muslims in Russia came out to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Friday, with Moscow proving no exception. Tens of thousands gathered outside Moscow's Grand Mosque to celebrate the holiday, marking the end of Ramadan, with a drone capturing the celebrations from high in the sky.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has defended pedophiles, neo-Nazis, and the Westboro Baptist Church - but they have drawn the line on aiding white supremacists who protest while carrying firearms.
The Israeli Air Force conducted unique after-dark military exercises this week, firing surface-to-air Patriot missiles to test the defense system’s interception capability.
On Thursday, a US judge ordered that Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh be stripped of her US citizenship for failing to disclose jail time she served for her role in two 1969 bombings when she applied for naturalization. She is accused of unlawfully obtaining US citizenship.
Back in late January, the 23rd to be exact, a pilot preparing to land at San Francisco International Airport became alarmed after spotting an odd object from the corner of his eye.
Stabbing attack reported near Dusseldorf, Germany. One person reportedly dead, one seriously injured.
India’s Defense Ministry has approved the purchase of six AH-64E Apache heavy attack helicopters for use by the Indian Army’s Aviation Corps (AAC). A ministry official said the deal is worth close to $654.6 million.
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