Senator John McCain's foundations and political endeavors deserve to be thoroughly scrutinized, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel told Sputnik, sharing his views on what is behind a more than decade-long cooperation between the Arizona senator and US billionaire George Soros.
The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has commented on media reports of a fine for the Russian diplomats in San Francisco over the alleged "burning of garbage" amid tensions surrounding the seizure of the Russian diplomatic buildings in the US and Moscow's decision to sue Washington over the issue.
The Kremlin commented on the publication in the German Focus magazine that contained disparaging text targeting the Russian president.
Experts say if India backtracks on its support of the Myanmar government's military operation against Rohingya militants, it would be helping rival China gain a stronger footing in the country.
Hope Hicks, 28, has been appointed new White House Director of Communications, just two weeks since Anthony Scaramucci was fired from the post.
The President of the European Commission stated that EU defenses needed to be enhanced. This includes a proposal by Brussels to create a defensive union.
Creating the right image is a crucial part of any job especially if you happen to be representing the British government in a public-facing role.
According to a report by a UN special rapporteur, the EU loses $3.2 billion a month as a result of anti-Russia sanctions.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel stated that Berlin supports Russia's and China's idea to tackle tensions around North Korea in a peaceful way.
In her newly released book "What Happened" Hillary Clinton claimed that the Russian president had a "personal vendetta" against her. The Kremlin has commented on the allegations.
Forty years ago anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko died in police custody in South Africa. President Jacob Zuma appeared to liken himself to the dead hero on Tuesday but what would Biko think of the country if he were alive today?
The UN chief said that he believes that the US and Russia are "essential pillars" of the international community and should be engaged in a dialogue.
The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Second Asian Department told Sputnik that the US had rejected Russia's proposal to hold consultations on Afghanistan.
The United Nations chief has commented on the liberation of Deir ez-Zor by the Syrian army with Russia's aerial assistance.
According to Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel supports the legitimate efforts of the Kurdish people to achieve their own state while considering the Kurdistan Workers' Party a terrorist group. An independence referendum is slated for September 25.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated that mechanisms to make de-escalation zones in Syria more efficient will be put in place during the Astana talks.
The EU Commission chief has once again lashed out at Ankara a week after Recep Tayyip Erdogan had accused the EU leaders of failing to keep their promises to Turkey on the abolition of the bloc's visa regime for the country's nationals.
Erdogan has commented on Washington's reaction to the Ankara-Moscow deal on S-400 systems' supplies a day after a contract had been signed.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in an interview that he is "very concerned" over the escalation on the Korean Peninsula and would welcome Moscow's role in bringing Pyongyang and Seoul to the negotiating table.
The president of the European Commission has called for bolstering EU external borders and including Romania and Bulgaria into the Schengen zone, adding that Brussels needs to offer a credible enlargement prospect to the Western Balkan states.
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