MOSCOW (Sputnik) - As many as seven people were killed and 13 more injured in Bangladeshi Baghaichhari sub-district as a result of an attack on cars carrying electoral commission staff and law enforcement officers, local media reported on Monday, citing the police.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Venezuela's opposition has taken control of three diplomatic facilities in the United States and will attempt to obtain further US-based assets in the near future, Carlos Vecchio, opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to the US, told reporters on Monday.
“Hey, you’re letting out all the heat!”
A Philippines-based nongovernmental organization is calling on Manila ‒ as well as Filipino citizens ‒ to take immediate action to reduce and restructure plastic use after a young whale washed ashore and died as a result of what it described as an unprecedented amount of plastic waste in its stomach.
Quite the gentleman!
The Chinese government has plans for a large military settlement on a reclaimed reef in the contested Paracel Islands, where adversaries such as the US strongly oppose Chinese expansion.
As heavy rainfall hit the US Midwest last week, one-third of Offutt Air Force Base, near Omaha, Nebraska, and home to US Strategic Command, found itself submerged underwater.
Pennsylvania's Chester Police Department recently announced an investigation would be launched into a weekend altercation after video footage surfaced showing a responding officer striking a woman with the side of his stun gun.
A New Haven, Connecticut, school employee resigned after a video of her calling a black man a “n****r” in a grocery store went viral on Facebook, drawing thousands of views.
PARIS (Sputnik) - French Prime Minister announced on Monday that the government is replacing the head of Paris police following one more weekend of violent riots that plunged the French capital into chaos and resulted in dozens of injuries.
However likeable – and even loveable – these sea-dwelling mammals are, they appear to be highly brutal in their demonstration of sexuality, with zoologists arguing that this violence prior to and during copulation is inherent in dolphins’ reproductive strategy and should by no means be described in human terms.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Monday condemned the deadly shooting attack in the Dutch city of Utrecht that claimed the lives of three people, expressing solidarity with the Netherlands.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Protests in France will continue no matter what security measures the French government intends to take, as increasing pressure is a poor answer to the people’s socioeconomic demands, Christophe Chalencon, who calls himself the yellow vest movement's spokesman, told Sputnik on Monday.
As European politicians wait to review Brexit-related decisions by Westminster ahead of the 29 March deadline, some have made a personal connection to the strenuous process of Britain leaving the EU.
Prince Charles embarked on a Caribbean tour shortly after the Queen threw a grand party dedicated to a real milestone, her son’s 50 years as Prince of Wales, which is the title traditionally - but not always - carried by the first in line to the throne.
CARACAS (Sputnik) - A massive power outage occurred again in various parts of the Venezuelan capital of Caracas and nearby localities, eyewitnesses of the incident told Sputnik on Monday.
Negative commentary flooded social media following the announcement by the Duke of Sussex about him taking two weeks, following birth of this first child.
On 6 March, Sky News published a shocking 'exclusive', revealing the UK National Crime Agency had launched an investigation into a "suspected cyberattack" on the Institute for Statecraft, and its Integrity Initiative subsidiary.
Known for his staunch advocacy of economic nationalism and limited immigration policies, former Trump confidante Steve Bannon has waded into the Brexit debate to give his verdict on Theresa May’s negotiating performance.
In January, the Greek Parliament approved the agreement between Athens and Skopje to rename the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the Republic of Northern Macedonia.
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