Not so long ago Aleppo was under the control of Daesh terrorists. The civilians were in a dire situation as they were executed, tortured and oppressed in their own city. Now, however, after the recent liberation of the city, Aleppo is finally rising through the ashes of a brutal war.
Several projectiles, launched from the Syrian territory, landed in the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights, the Israel Defense Forces said Saturday.
The Tajikistan’s Drug Control Agency's officers prevented an armed group from crossing the Afghan-Tajik border, DCA press service’s head told Sputnik Saturday.
During the recent summit in Brussels, leaders of the EU member states extended sanctions against Russia until January 2018. The countries also discussed other important topics, like Brexit and the migration crisis. However, they seem to have failed to achieve any significant progress in the area.
Sputnik took a deeper look at the so-called "jihadimobiles," one of Daesh's main weapons in Syria.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to allow more than three million EU citizens to stay in the UK after Brexit. The proposal comes as part of May’s plan to ensure the rights of EU citizens living in the UK. Radio Sputnik discussed this with Reuven Ziegler, associate professor in International Refugee Law at the University of Reading.
A total of 15 policemen have been injured in a large-scale scuffle with a drunken mob of 150 people in the eastern German city of Magdeburg, local media reported Saturday.
Suspected terrorists detained in Saudi Arabia were going to carry out an explosion in the inner courtyard of Saudi Arabia's Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, local media reported Saturday, citing sources in law enforcement agencies.
Japan’s Foreign Ministry lodged a protest Saturday against China with regard to the latter’s ships entering the Japanese territorial waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands, or Diaoyudao Islands, in the East China Sea.
The Russian president said that his work in the Soviet state security committee KGB was related to "illegal intelligence."
China has again warned India to stay out of the South China Sea and the geopolitics that surrounds it. It asked both India and the US not to disturb peace in the region which Beijing considers its backyard, just a few days ahead of the Modi-Trump meeting in the US.
On Friday, media reported that four Gulf Arab states have made up a list of conditions Qatar needs to meet in order to defuse tensions with its neighbors.
Overnight shelling of a market in the Syrian city of Aleppo left at least 20 people injured, some of them seriously, local media reported Saturday.
Ukraine has appealed the ruling of London’s High Court of Justice on its $3 billion debt to Russia. In a statement on Friday, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said that it was confident that it would win the case in the Court of Appeal.
At least five people died and more than 120 others are missing following a massive landslide caused by torrential rains in the Sichuan province on Saturday, local media reported.
The CNN broadcaster on Saturday took down an article where citing a source, it reported about the US Senate intelligence committee investigating the meeting of Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) CEO Kirill Dmitriev and Anthony Scaramucci, a member of US President Donald Trump's transition team.
The European Union would be better off focusing on European interests rather than those of the United States, Branislav Fabry, a law and social sciences expert at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, said in an interview with Sputnik.
The death toll of twin blasts occurred in the Pakistani city of Parachinar has risen to 45, while the death toll of a separate blast, which also occurred on Friday in the city of Quetta, remains at 13, bringing the total amount of casualties to 58, media reported Saturday.
Mobs outside the Jamia mosque of Srinagar have lynched a senior police officer of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday night. This is being considered a result of growing anti-India sentiment induced by separatist leaders in the Kashmir Valley.
Observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine said in a press release that small arms fire and explosions occurred close to the patrol on Friday.
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