On May 22, the last group of militants and their family members withdrew from the district of Al Waer in Syria's Homs within 24 hours, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the city. The third largest city of Syria is now completely under the control of Syrian government forces.
The US Army mulls deploying 50-kilowatt (kW) high energy lasers on Stryker armored vehicles in the field.
The head of the Directorate for International Programs of the Institute of Foreign Policy in Ankara and former ambassador of Turkey to Sweden and Finland, Oktay Aksoy, spoke to Sputnik Turkey in an interview about how Germany is neglecting Turkey’s demands.
A survey conducted by Ifop for Sputnik.Polls showed that many residents of Western countries are skeptical about Russia's plans to invade Poland and the Baltic countries. In an interview with Radio Sputnik, Russian expert Yuri Borisenok drew attention to the fact that attitudes toward Russia in different countries greatly vary.
US Congressman Adam Kinzinger expresses his views about possible President Donald Trump's thoughts about resuming US airstrikes on terrorist groups in Pakistan.
All conditions for the organization of visits by the experts of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the Shairat airbase in Syria to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons have been created, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
North Korea is the most dangerous and immediate threat facing the United States, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said in his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday.
ICAO has not received the Ukrainian authorities' statement from Russia’s alleged violation of an international agreement governing aviation, ICAO Communications Chief Anthony Philbin told Sputnik on Thursday.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova condemned the cancellation of UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s visit to Russia.
A bomb squad, in coordination with local police, is searching flats in Withington and Moss Side in the Greater Manchester area following last night's arrests in connection with the investigation of Monday's deadly terrorist attack in the city, Manchester police said in a press release.
The United Nations has warned US President Donald Trump that his plans to cut contributions to UN peacekeeping will make such work continuing "impossible." The prediction by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres comes just two days after the US budget plans were published, which indicated a swathe of cuts to the UN budget of more than US$1 billion.
The situation in northern Syria is very likely to escalate in the near future, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.
The Spanish Health Ministry and the Catholic Church have finally handed over documents relating to thousands of babies which were stolen from hospitals in Spain over many decades. A British MEP led a fact-finding mission after being alerted about a case from 1992.
Polish Europe Minister Konrad Szymanski said EU plans to disperse 160,000 migrants around Europe are "not implementable" and has threatened to take the EU to court if it tries to impose sanctions against Poland for refusing to take any.
US Senators Jeff Flake and Tim Kaine introduced on Thursday a bill to update the Authorization of the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for actions against terror groups, including Daesh.
A flight model of Russia’s cutting-edge Kamov Ka-62 helicopter made its first trial flight over the “Progress” Arsenyev Aviation Company. The site is part of Russia’s “Helicopters Group.”
US President, European Council President and European Commission President agreed in a meeting to work together to isolate N Korea from the rest of the world, the White House said in a press release.
The US Defense Department denies a report by Amnesty International that claims the US Army failed to maintain accurate records on over $1 billion in weapons transfers in Iraq and Kuwait that occurred under a US-Iraqi agreement, Defense Department spokesperson Eric Pahon told Sputnik on Thursday.
India’s plans for setting up a tsunami early warning center in the disputed South China Sea could annoy China, which sees the region as its sole preserve.
US President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner and US envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt may visit Israel and Palestine next week to learn more about current approaches of both sides to the settlement of the regional territorial conflict, the Palestinian ambassador to Russia told Sputnik Thursday.
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