US Marines in Thailand learn to consume cobra blood straight from the snake’s mouth as part of the Cobra Gold training routine.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Justin Forsyth, the former chief executive of the UK-based NGO Save the Children, admitted that he had made "unsuitable" comments to female staff members while working at the charity, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson allegedly described the situation around the country's withdrawal from the European Union a "mess" in a private meeting with senior German officials, UK media reported, citing EU sources.
Hollywood star Steven Seagal is endorsing a questionable Bitcoin sound-alike cryptocurrency “Bitcoiin” which is launching its initial coin offering.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in a statement on Tuesday the stand-up of the Justice Department's Cyber-Digital Task Force to combat the use of the Internet to interfere in US elections and the theft of personal and corporate data.
VIENNA (Sputnik) - By signing a law on the reintegration of Donbass, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed that Kiev had chosen to resolve the ongoing conflict in the region by force, Russia's Permanent Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Alexander Lukashevich said Wednesday.
American skier Elizabeth Swaney, who represented Hungary in the women’s free ski halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is now under fire for having allegedly scammed her way into the Games.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Geopolitical tensions have put increasing strain on the Palestinian economy, pushing economic growth downward to nearly 3 percent last year, the International Monetary Fund said in a statement on Tuesday after a staff visit to the country.
Kurdish forces in Syria and the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad agreed on a plan to allow Syrian government forces into Syria’s Afrin district, currently held by Kurdish forces, this week to fend off the invading Turkish army.
An Iranian leader issued a warning on Monday that it would answer any “unwise moves” against them from Israel with crushing force. The comment comes as tensions between the arch-rival nations continue to ratchet up over the issue of Iranian military presence in Israel’s neighboring nation of Syria.
On Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court released its plan for a new congressional district map after weeks of legal fighting over whether or not the map established in 2011 was in fact unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering.
In January, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted that those escaping “persecution, terror and war” will be welcomed in Canada “regardless of faith.” However, a recent report reveals that Canada has been deporting North Korean asylum seekers who entered the country through South Korea.
On Monday, it was announced that the family of a woman killed by a former US Marine working at the US Kadena Air Base on Okinawa will seek reparations from the US government.
The threat posed by a hacker group known as “Reaper,” working on behalf of the North Korean government, has been overlooked, according to California-based cybersecurity vendor FireEye, even as a new analysis finds “that the group’s operations are expanding in scope and sophistication.”
During a speech before the UN Security Council (UNSC), Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas walked out on US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s rebuttal to his speech - provoking a sharp rebuke from the Washington rep.
Venezuela’s petro cryptocurrency has become a reality. The country’s government today officially launched the presale of its own cryptocurrency, in hopes that the new digital coin will boost the Venezuelan economy.
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump announced that he had issued a memo directing the US Justice Department to write up regulations that would ban certain gun modification devices such as bump stocks.
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Department of State does not rule out potentially introducing sanctions against the 13 Russian individuals charged last week for trying to influence the 2016 US election, Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters on Tuesday.
The South Korean Ministry of National Defense has approved a deal to procure $53 million worth of PAC-3 missiles to counter the North Korean threat.
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