Local media reported that the conflagration had allegedly started in the spa of the 22-storey Leogrand hotel when it was used by Miss Georgia beauty pageant contestants.
A US police officer from Baltimore, Maryland, died from a gunshot wound one day before he was scheduled to testify against seven fellow officers indicted on corruption and racketeering charges.
Addressing American troops stationed overseas Thursday, US President Donald Trump used a message of gratitude on the American holiday of Thanksgiving to take credit for a "win" in Afghanistan and to "give God thanks" for freedom.
Radio Sputnik’s Brian Becker and John Kiriakou discussed how journalist Thomas Friedman managed to write a fawning article about Mohammed bin Salman while almost completely ignoring any of the controversy (starving the country of Yemen, for example) aswirl around Gulf giant of which Salman is crown prince.
US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed the purchase of military equipment from the United States, the White House said in a release on Friday after the phone conversation between the two leaders.
The rally was sparked by the decision of the ruling party’s lawmakers to give preliminary approval to two revised bills that would allow the justice minister to appoint judges, among other changes after the Polish president vetoed them in July.
A sortie of People’s Liberation Army Air Force H-6K bombers conducted another flight over the disputed South China Sea on Thursday.
The US Defense Department (DoD) is now ready to openly discuss the number of US troops in Syria because the coalition has gained ground in its counter-terrorism operations against Daesh in Syria, US media reports said on Friday.
The owner of a tiger shot and killed the big cat after it escaped from a circus and went wandering around Paris, France.
Adding more fuel to the cat-vs-dog wars is the news that hair from one of her cats ultimately led authorities to a woman alleged to have tried to kill prominent American officials with mail bombs.
The US Navy ended its search and rescue operation Friday morning, local time, for three service members who went missing after a C-2A Greyhound transport carrying 11 people went down 500 nautical miles from Okinawa earlier this week.
The highest number of deaths was recorded in 2016 when 5,096 people died after the shorter and less dangerous route from Turkey to Greece was shut, following a deal between the European Union and Turkey, a United Nations report published on Friday said.
Daesh fighters decapitated more than a dozen of their very own for unspecified reasons in Nangarhar province, an Afghan government spokesman told Reuters Thursday, highlighting rampant lawlessness that plagues the Central Asian nation.
The US military is sending the most advanced aircraft in its arsenal, F-22 Raptors and F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, to South Korea to take part in a massive show of force next month that will feature at least 230 warplanes.
She probably would've gotten away with it if it wasn't for those meddling kids.
The Syrian Minister of Transport spoke with Sputnik about the extent of damage done to Syria's infrastructure and what future transport projects are lined up in the country.
Astronomers noted that the space rock's path will miss Earth's orbit by only several million miles, the Daily Mail reported.
A firm that runs a kindergarten network which has spread throughout China has promised a 'zero-tolerance' policy following recent claims about serious teacher misconduct in one of its facilities.
According to Moscow, the US tried to pass an "extremely tough anti-Syrian resolution."
Former CIA director David Petraeus has warned that the West should be ready to expend blood and pressure in a generational struggle against Daesh (ISIS). In his speech, he also called for tackling the so-called virtual caliphate. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue of fighting the jihadists with Dr. Ely Karmon, an Israeli political scientist.
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