KABUL (Sputnik) - At least 17 Afghan soldiers were killed and 14 others wounded in US airstrike in Nahr-e-Saraj district of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, head of the provincial council, Ataullah Afghan, told Sputnik.
Pre-production on the Warner Bros. “The Batman” is expected to start this summer, with the company hoping that if the latest iteration of the DC Comics icon is done right, it will make up for the public's cool reception of “Batman v Superman” and “Justice League.”
Earlier, US President Donald Trump unveiled his administration’s new legal immigration proposal, aiming to increase the amount of high-skilled immigrants allowed entry into the United States.
On 28 April 2017, the face of a suspect was caught on a surveillance camera, but facial recognition technology was unable to identify the suspect as the image was highly pixelated, according to the Georgetown Center on Privacy & Technology.
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) revealed this week that the Moon’s cooling core is part of an incredible lunar process that has resulted in its surface shrinking and cracking over the course of millions of years.
The new legislation − one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in recent memory − bans all abortions except in the most extreme health risk situations.
The statement comes just a day after Washington introduced sanctions against Russia's Terek Rapid Response Unit from the Chechen Republic, along with five individuals including at least three Russians, citing the Magnitsky Act.
The French President’s move has incensed other NATO countries, as US defence chiefs and Brussels diplomats warn that Macron’s stance could split the alliance and threaten security.
China, who is the largest foreign owner of US debt, sold off its Treasury holdings at the fastest pace in about two years during March, bringing total holdings down to $1.12 trillion.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said he had been able to successfully have substantive discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their recent talks in the Russian resort city of Sochi.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials are warning of the “unprecedented level of child endangerment” at the border between the US and Mexico after an illegal migrant allegedly tried to pass a 6-month-old off as his own child.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Boeing said in a press release that it has completed the updated Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) software updates for its 737 MAX aircraft following the crashes of two of them killing 346 people.
I.M. Pei, the architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and forged a distinct brand of modern building design with his sharp lines and stark structures, died at the age of 102.
In a Thursday statement, the White House said it had terminated a preferential trade agreement with Turkey, finding the country no longer needed help as a developing country. However, the US did halve tariffs on Turkish steel from 50% to 25%.
Russian embassy in Washington said that the new US sanctions will complicate anti-terror cooperation with Moscow and that they are running counter to positive talks in Sochi.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Activists will stage a protest in front of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington on Saturday to denounce the US government’s decision to forcibly enter the diplomatic facility in violation of international law and arrest four activists residing there, organizer Ariel Gold said on Thursday.
An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet on Thursday crashed into a warehouse at the March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he had ordered strengthening security measures at the premises of the former US embassy in Caracas despite the US police actions against activists protecting the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC
The US Air Force has announced six candidate locations for the headquarters of the US Space Command, which the Trump administration has restored to a full unified combat command.
President Trump has reportedly informed acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan that he does not want to see the US go to war with Iran amid rising tensions in the Middle East region.