UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday that he would drop corporate tax cuts he had promised in April. While it may initially seem like a new direction for the historically low-taxation Conservative Party, elections campaigns have a tendency to make political leaders unveil policies for votes rather than results.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Russian diplomats have visited Russian national Alexei Burkov, who was recently extradited from Israel to the United States on charges of involvement in cybercrimes, at a detention facility in Virginia, the Russian Embassy in the US said in a statement.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly plans to leave his post as the top American diplomat to run for a US Senate seat, representing the state of Kansas, next year.
Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 in a guest house in the Austrian town of Braunau am Inn, near the border with Germany, where he spent the first three years of his childhood, as his father served as a customs official at the Austrian–German border.
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham in a Tuesday interview with a Virginia radio station alleged that Trump staffers made a surprising discovery when they moved into the White House in January 2017.
The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) in an early Wednesday statement claim that Israeli jets pounded Syrian territory, attacking dozens of military targets belonging to the Iranian and Syrian forces.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Russia and China will submit a new plan of action on resolving tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov told reporters.
Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab AB reported the United Arab Emirates is prepared to purchase two additional GlobalEye early warning aircraft for an estimated $1 billion - bringing the country’s unique fleet to five jets.
A similar incident was reported in 2017 after a 26-year-old man was arrested at the border between the United States and Mexico smuggling drugs by means of a remote-controlled drone and was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn sparred over Brexit, the NHS, the economy, trust in politics, Jeffrey Epstein and the monarchy in the first televised debate of the election campaign.
Syrian air defenses have thwarted multiple hostile targets in the Syrian capital of Damascus early Wednesday morning, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency.
The South Korean Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that all three of the ships and 16 crew members, including two South Korean nationals who had been seized by Yemen's Houthi movement, had been released.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US citizen faces charges of helping the Daesh terror group* develop computer code to preserve its recruitment propaganda following removal by social media censors, the Department of Justice said in a press release.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called on former Israeli military chief Benny Gantz and former defense minister Avigdor Lieberman to create a government of national unity with the goal of extending Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley.
TEHRAN (Sputnik) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei announced after a wave of protests that his country had managed to resolve all issues of security and would withstand the economic pressure that it was being subject to.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Former US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker said in a congressional testimony on Tuesday that he had not been aware of or engaged in alleged attempts to make Ukraine probe President Donald Trump’s political rivals.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The telecom Industry in India may be heading deeper into financial crisis even as the burden falls on consumers, as major telecom operators in the country are opting for tariff-hike.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which looks after the security of airports in India, nabbed a pilot impersonator using a Lufthansa Airlines - Germany's flag carrier and largest airline - uniform at Delhi’s Airport, officials said on Tuesday.
Former Daesh* leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was killed on 26 October in a US military raid in Syria’s Idlib province soon after US President Donald Trump agreed to withdraw American troops from northeastern Syria.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The case against the former military chief and president was filed by the previous Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) government in late 2013 for subverting the Pakistan Constitution and imposing a state of emergency on 3 November, 2007.