Ukrainian government troops have withdrawn from a crucial water facility in Eastern Ukraine’s buffer zone after briefly seizing it two days ago, a senior self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic's military official told reporters in Donetsk on Sunday.
The six-year-long war in Syria will not be resolved if Kurds are not invited to take part in the ongoing round of the Geneva peace talks, Democratic Union Party's representative in Russia Ebdulselam Eli told Sputnik Turkey.
A female member of Daesh’s “vice police” flogged a Syrian woman for failing to cover her eyes which she considered “too expressive,” a local source told Sputnik Arabic.
Yemeni armed forces, supported by air force of Arab coalition, started an operation to restore control over Al Hudaydah governorate in the west of the country, media reported on Sunday.
Special prosecutors of South Korea plan to file charges against Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., over corruption scandal on February 27, local media reported on Sunday.
Saudi Arabia conducted over 340 airstrikes against the targets of Daesh terrorist group in Syria since the establishment of the US-led international coalition, Brig. Gen. Ahmad Asiri, a military adviser to Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry, said Sunday.
Approximately 30 percent of those who moved to Bosnia and Herzegovina from the Arab world, primarily the Gulf states, follow Wahhabism and Salafism, movements within Sunni Islam given a bad name by terrorist groups, including al-Qaeda and Daesh, Brankica Ristic wrote for Sputnik Serbia.
The European Union will allocate an additional €18 million ($19 mln) in humanitarian aid for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, according to a press release by the European Commission.
In the wake of the recent stand-off between Russia and Europe, an Italian entrepreneur has found a way to bring European gourmet traditions to Russia. Donato Parisi is an Italian businessman in Russia who makes mozzarella and other Italian cheeses right before the eyes of his customers and sells his produce in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
About 20 people have been seriously injured in fire that occurred on Sunday in the largest shelter for refugees in the city of Vanersborg in western Sweden, local police said in a statement.
The third International Military Sports Council's (CISM) Winter Military World Games in Sochi are held at the highest standard, the games' project manager Guilherme Keese said on Sunday, adding that Russia did a great job organizing the competition.
The US Customs and Border Protection needs to relax its strict hiring rules to meet the goal set by President Donald Trump as part of his key campaign pledge to stop illegal immigration, CBP chief said in an internal memo, seen by US media.
The Malaysian police declared the airport terminal, where the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had been killed using a highly toxic liquid, safe after finishing checking it for toxins, media reported Sunday.
Over 100 French leftist lawmakers have signed a motion demanding the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and Canada be referred to the Constitutional Court over what they say is an issue of sovereignty.
Thirteen French police officers and gendarmes were hurt in Saturday’s protests against the planned visit by presidential candidate Marine Le Pen to the western city of Nantes, police said.
The UK House of Commons gave the green light to an amendment to the Criminal Finances Bill that would allow the authorities to freeze UK assets of foreign nationals implicated in human rights abuses. Political analyst Kira Sazonova told Radio Sputnik that the measure is another step in Britain's sanctions war against Russia.
Russia is going to sign a contract with Iran to supply turbines for thermal power plants in Crimea, the CEO of state corporation Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said.
Samantha Power, until recently the US envoy to the UN, looked back on years of her discreet friendship with Russia’s late ambassador Vitaly Churkin, whom she described as their nations’ best hope of working together.
The Russian Syrian reconciliation center has delivered humanitarian aid to Latakia, a representative of the center said Sunday.
The US administration is thinking over whether the nation should stay on the UN Human Rights Council roster that also includes what it regards as oppressive regimes, sourced told US media.
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