02:22 GMT +319 November 2017


    • Enter if You Dare: Most Dangerous Countries for Tourists Revealed
      Last update: 13:41 18.11.2017
      13:41 18.11.2017

      Enter if You Dare: Most Dangerous Countries for Tourists Revealed

      Take a look at countries that currently should probably be avoided by tourists, according to the Travel Risk Map 2018.

    • Last update: 15:31 17.11.2017
      15:31 17.11.2017

      This Week in Pictures (November 11-17)

      From the 31st ASEAN Summit in the Philippines and Independence Day in Poland, to the Ledostav winter swimming festival in St. Petersburg and the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards in London — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

    • People take a selfie against the backdrop of the Lujiazui skyline, seen from the Bund, across the Huangpu River
      Last update: 17:49 16.11.2017
      17:49 16.11.2017

      Futuristic Beauty of Shanghai

      Shanghai is undoubtedly a city of the future. This Chinese city is often described as the "showpiece" of the booming economy of the country’s mainland and is famous for its Lujiazui skyline, with most of its skyscrapers looking like a surreal sci-fi film set. Discover the financial and commercial heart of China in Sputnik’s photo gallery.

    • Carla Patricia Maldonado Simoni, representing Bolivia wearing a national dress, walks on the runway at the 57th Miss International Beauty Pageant in Tokyo, Japan November 14, 2017
      Last update: 19:56 15.11.2017
      19:56 15.11.2017

      Miss International 2017 Crowns New Beauty Queen in Japan

      Take a glimpse at one of the world’s four major beauty pageants, which has just wrapped up in Tokyo.

    • Last update: 17:28 14.11.2017
      17:28 14.11.2017

      Dubai Airshow 2017: The Finest Aircraft on Display

      Check out one of the world’s largest and most important aerospace industry events, currently being held in the UAE, in Sputnik’s photo gallery.

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    • Last update: 18:44 13.11.2017
      18:44 13.11.2017

      Follow the Rabbit: Pirelli Unveils Its Alice-in-Wonderland-Themed 2018 Calendar

      The presentation of the world-famous calendar, which was shot by renowned photographer Tim Walker in London earlier this year, was held on Friday, November 10, in New York’s Manhattan Center.

    • Last update: 18:29 12.11.2017
      18:29 12.11.2017

      Ladies in Uniform: St. Petersburg Chooses Its Top Policewomen and Military Girls

      Girls between 17 and 25 years of age participate in this beauty contest. They are all studying at military institutes in St. Petersburg.

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    • Last update: 19:55 11.11.2017
      19:55 11.11.2017

      Beauty Queen 2017 Chosen in Venezuela

      This year, eighteen-year-old Sthefany Gutierrez was named Miss Venezuela 2017.

    • Last update: 16:22 10.11.2017
      16:22 10.11.2017

      This Week in Pictures (November 4-10)

      From Mount Sinabung eruption in Indonesia and National Unity Day celebrations in Russia, to China Fashion Week and “zombie parade” in Mexico — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

    • Last update: 18:50 09.11.2017
      18:50 09.11.2017

      'For the Biker Inside You:' Best Two-Wheelers From Milano Moto Show

      One of the biggest motorcycling fairs in the world kicked off in Milan, Italy, on November 7 showcases all kinds of the new motorcycles: cruisers, ADV bikes, sportbikes, luxury tourers, dual-sports, motocross and enduro machines. Check out the most buzz-worthy exhibits of the salon in Sputnik’s photo gallery.

    • Last update: 18:55 08.11.2017
      18:55 08.11.2017

      Louvre Abu Dhabi: Oasis of Art Amid Desert

      The United Arab Emirates capital is getting ready for the grand opening of its very own Louvre, which will unveil artwork from both the East and West. After its official inauguration by French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, the museum will finally open its doors to the public on Saturday, November 11.

    • Last update: 18:56 07.11.2017
      18:56 07.11.2017

      Miss BumBum 2017: Curvy Ladies Show Their Sexy Side at Brazilian Contest

      Fifteen finalists competed for the title of the country’s hottest female buttocks during the annual pageant held on Monday night.

    • Legendary VW Beetle Gets Unexpected Second Wind in Ethiopia
      Last update: 17:15 06.11.2017
      17:15 06.11.2017

      Legendary VW Beetle Gets Unexpected Second Wind in Ethiopia

      The legendary "Bug" got the opportunity for a second life in Ethiopia.

    • Haute Couture or Ivanka Trump's Elegant Style
      Last update: 16:00 05.11.2017
      16:00 05.11.2017

      Haute Couture or Ivanka Trump's Elegant Style

      Take a look at the elegant outfits worn by America's new style icon - Ivanka Trump.

    • Chunhun (L), the leader of Japan's North Korea fan club called sengun-joshi, or military-first girls, poses for a selfie with another member in front of portraits of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il after their Moranbong Band dance practice in Tokyo, Japan October 22, 2017
      Last update: 14:34 04.11.2017
      14:34 04.11.2017

      One of a Kind: North Korea Fan Club Created in Japan

      A group of young girls in Japan created a North Korea fan club, which is even accused of spying, but the girls say that their interest is purely cultural.

    • Last update: 15:50 03.11.2017
      15:50 03.11.2017

      This Week in Pictures (October 28 - November 3)

      From the New York bike path terror attack and Storm Herwart that battered northern and eastern Germany, to a Moscow concert by the legendary German rock band Scorpions and Halloween celebrations in Sydney — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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    • Last update: 18:58 02.11.2017
      18:58 02.11.2017

      All for One, One for All: Catalonia's Incredible Gravity-Defying 'Human Towers'

      The Catalan tradition of building human towers, or castells, dates back to the 18th century. Throughout the decades, it has become a true symbol of Catalonia, and now “castellers” assemble their living constructions during different festivals. Take a look at the tremendous castells formed during recent celebrations across the region.

    • Last update: 17:12 01.11.2017
      17:12 01.11.2017

      Miss Earth: Beach Photo Shoot of the Planet’s Most Beautiful Ladies

      A hot photo session for 86 pageant participants was held in Manila, Philippines, as part of the media presentation on October 30.

    • Last update: 18:23 31.10.2017
      18:23 31.10.2017

      A Deeper View of Life: Environmental Photographer of the Year 2017

      Take a look at the most compelling photographs from the 10th annual competition organized by the UK-based Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).

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    • Not So Creepy Halloween: How Animals Deal With Pumpkins
      Last update: 13:23 30.10.2017
      13:23 30.10.2017

      Not So Creepy Halloween: How Animals Deal With Pumpkins

      As Halloween is being celebrated in most countries, staff in zoos around the world have decided to please their fosterlings and treat them to the most autumnal of all possible delicacies - a pumpkin.