There has already been a sharp increase in demand for British exports, largely driven by the pound sterling’s depreciation as a result of Brexit.
On Monday, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was quoted by the media as saying that the Indian PM had “sent a message for open talks.” However, in less than an hour, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry issued a clarification that Qureshi was “misquoted” by the Indian media.
In an exclusive interview with Reuters, US President Donald Trump focused on a whole array of pressing issues, including the White House's sanctions against Russia, the deterioration in US-Turkey ties as well as the Washington-Beijing trade row and possible talks between Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.
KUBINKA (Moscow region) (Sputnik) - Contracts for weapons and military equipment to be signed at the Army 2018 defense industry forum will exceed last year's figure of 40 billion rubles ($595mln), Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said Tuesday.
According to Sweden's Armed Forces, a jet fighter has crashed in southern Sweden, apparently after striking a bird.
On November 6, 2018, the US will hold mid-term congressional elections. The Americans will vote on the fate of all 435 seats in the House of Representatives; there are also 33 US Senate races.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US authorities have deported Jakiw Palij, a 95-year-old former SS labor camp guard believed to be the last Nazi collaborator living on the US soil, to Germany, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.
Scott Wagner, a former Pennsylvania senator who is the GOP's candidate for state governor against incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf, was lambasted by the humorless left for joking that the Russian government would help him win in the November election.
Earlier, The New York Times reported that the Italian actress allegedly paid hush money to Jimmy Bennett, who accused her of sexually assaulting him in a California hotel room in 2013, when he was 17 and she was 37.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korea is planning to close nearly 10 guard posts in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) as part of efforts aimed at reducing military tensions with North Korea, the Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday citing South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iran unveiled the country's first domestically designed and built Kowsar fighter on Tuesday ahead of the National Day of Defense Industry, Tasnim News Agency reported.
Donald Trump is making the dollar strong again through domestic economic policies and "temporary" tariffs, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel told Sputnik, stressing that the recent national currencies slump in a number of states had been caused not by Washington's trade wars and sanctions, but vulnerabilities in their economic strategies.
The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in June 2016, with the negotiations between the two parties expected to last until March 29, 2019.
Hungarian-born American billionaire George Soros has repeatedly flouted US charity laws, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel told Sputnik, explaining why the magnate has dramatically stepped up his lobbying activities under Donald Trump's presidency.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is interested in the participation of Russian companies in shale gas and oil extraction projects in Alaska, the Russian Embassy in the United States told Sputnik.
In late July, a man, who was earlier hospitalized after collapsing in his home in Amesbury, UK due to allegedly being poisoned with Novichok nerve agent, was discharged. The incident took place several miles away from Salisbury, where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found in a similar condition in March.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Several missiles were fired at Kabul during the speech of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday, local media reported Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Founder of the war contractor formerly known as Blackwater, Erik Prince, during an interview said he hopes White House National Security Adviser John Bolton will be open to considering his plan for privatizing the war in Afghanistan.
Eid al-Adha, also known as the "Festival of Sacrifice", is one of the two Muslim holidays which are celebrated worldwide annually. The celebration honoors Ibrahim's will to sacrifice his son to God before Jibra'il or Gabriel's intervention. In commemoration of Ibrahim's offering, animals are sacrificed during the holiday.
LONDON (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom keeps ignoring Russia's requests regarding the probe into the death of Nikolai Glushkov, a former top manager of Russian flag carrier Aeroflot, and yet another note from the Russian Embassy has been left without response by the UK Foreign Office, the embassy told Sputnik on Monday.
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