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    • The Washington Monument is seen beyond the US State Department's flag June 30, 2015 in Washington, DC
      Last update: 22:54 17.07.2017
      22:54 17.07.2017

      Ryabkov, Shannon Holding Consultations at US State Department

      Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon are currently holding negotiations in Washington, DC.

    • Vilnius, Lithuania
      Last update: 22:52 17.07.2017
      22:52 17.07.2017

      Soviet-Era Submarine Discovered in Lithuania's Economic Waters in June

      The Soviet S-10 submarine, which sank during World War II, was discovered in June by members of the Russian Club for Underwater Research in the exclusive economic zone of Lithuania, a representative of Kaliningrad's World Ocean Museum told Sputnik on Monday.

    • Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday discussed joint economic activities of Russia and Japan on the Kuril Islands.
      Last update: 22:35 17.07.2017
      22:35 17.07.2017

      Russia, Japan Preparing Memos for Cooperation in Education, Science

      Russia and Japan are preparing memorandums of mutual assistance in the field of higher education and of cooperation on joint scientific and technological projects to be signed at the Third Eastern Economic Forum, the press service of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said Monday.

    • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gestures as he delivers a speech at the World Petroleum Congress, being hosted by Turkey, in Istanbul, Sunday , July 9, 2017
      Last update: 22:33 17.07.2017
      22:33 17.07.2017

      Tillerson to Make Announcement on Iran Agreement 'Very Shortly'

      US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make a statement regarding the Iran nuclear agreement very soon, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said in a briefing on Monday.

    • The White House in Washington, D.C.
      Last update: 22:30 17.07.2017
      22:30 17.07.2017

      US to Impose New Sanctions on Iran Over Ballistic Missile Program

      The Trump administration is planning to impose new sanctions against Iran over Tehran’s ballistic missile program and alleged support for terrorism, US media reported on Monday.

    • The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini attends a press conference, as the shadow of Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski is seen in the background, after a meeting with foreign ministers of Central and South-Eastern European countries, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016.
      Last update: 22:29 17.07.2017
      22:29 17.07.2017

      EU Calls on Venezuelan Authorities to Suspend Convening Constituent Assembly

      The European Union calls upon Venezuelan authorities to suspend preparations for the gathering of the Constituent Assembly in order to avoid further divisions within society, and hopes for the resumption of negotiations between the authorities and opposition to resolve the political crisis, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday.

    • T-50 fighter flies from Komsomolsk-on-Amur to Zhukovsky
      Last update: 22:26 17.07.2017
      22:26 17.07.2017

      Russian Space Systems to Show New Chassis Control Systems of T-50 Fighter Jet at MAKS-2017

      Russian Space Systems (RSS) will present equipment, created on the basis of space technologies, for monitoring the systems of the fifth generation T-50 fighter jet at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 this week, the holding's press service said on Monday.

      2017 MAKS Air Show in Russia
    • Members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force patrol after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found near the U.S Embassy in metro Manila, Philippines November 28, 2016.
      Last update: 22:22 17.07.2017
      22:22 17.07.2017

      US Warns Americans to Avoid Philippine Areas Over Kidnapping, Terror Threats

      US citizens should avoid the Philippine city of Marawi and other parts of the Mindanao island due to the threat of terrorist attacks and kidnappings targeting foreigners, the Department of State said in a security message on Monday.

    • Russian Foreign Ministry building
      Last update: 22:18 17.07.2017
      22:18 17.07.2017

      Russia Hopes to Sign Agreement on Arms Re-Export From Bulgaria

      Moscow hopes that Sofia will show the political will to sign the license agreement with Moscow on the control over the re-export of Russian weapons from Bulgaria, Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Monday.

    • NASA shows NASA's Orion spacecraft after splash down as it awaits the U.S. Navy's USS Anchorage in the Pacific ocean
      Last update: 22:12 17.07.2017
      22:12 17.07.2017

      NASA Tests Return Capsule for Next-Generation Orion Manned Spacecraft (PHOTOS)

      The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the US Coast Guard tested out the experimental Orion spacecraft’s return capsule by landing it in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, July 11. The Orion is meant to be a modular spacecraft for use in missions as diverse as asteroid redirection and building settlements in Mars’ orbit.

    • ** FILE ** In this Aug. 15, 2006 file photo, Michelle Silonuk shops for her two daughters at a Justice store in Columbus, Ohio.
      Last update: 22:11 17.07.2017
      22:11 17.07.2017

      Yikes! Tweens’ Retailer Caught Selling Makeup Contaminated With Asbestos

      Many teen girls want to appear more mature with the help of makeup, but a local news station’s investigative team has raised concern nationwide with its probe into the ingredients of a popular cosmetic.

    • Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China arrive on their armoured vehicles at Tiananmen Square during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015.
      Last update: 22:10 17.07.2017
      22:10 17.07.2017

      China Holds Live Fire Drills in Tibet Amid Standoff With India

      The Chinese People’s Liberation Army simulated battle conditions with live rounds in Tibet over the weekend, as Indian and Chinese forces remain at a standoff over the disputed area of Sikkim.

    • FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, Sgt. Chris Wicklund of the Burnsville, Minn., Police Department wears a body camera beneath his microphone
      Last update: 22:01 17.07.2017
      22:01 17.07.2017

      DARPA-Funded Project Will Train Police Cameras to Recognize Your Face

      Two US tech companies announced Monday that they are jointly developing technology that functions like the human brain to help bring facial recognition technology to police body cameras.

    • US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose during a family photo at the Greek Theatee during a G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily, Italy, May 26, 2017.
      Last update: 22:00 17.07.2017
      22:00 17.07.2017

      ‘He Doesn’t Seem as Vigorous’: Is Donald Trump Physically Ill?

      A biographer and longtime personal observer of US President Donald Trump has suggested that the commander-in-chief is physically ill, based on observations at staged media events.

    • Migrants rest and sleep outside Milan's main train station, Italy (File)
      Last update: 21:42 17.07.2017
      21:42 17.07.2017

      Knife-Wielding Migrant From Guinea Attacks Policeman at Milan Train Station

      A police officer was stabbed near Milan Central Train Station in Italy after an employee of a firm that organizes shuttle bus transfers to the local airports, called the police, saying that a man who was walking through the square next to the train station and shouting, took out a knife, when offered help.

    • Soldiers and Airmen from Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul return to base after a quality assurance, quality control patrol near the city of Qalat, Zabul Province, Afghanistan
      Last update: 21:34 17.07.2017
      21:34 17.07.2017

      US Deep State Wants to Turn Afghanistan Into Blackwater 2.0-Run Haven

      Last month, President Trump approved sending more US troops to Afghanistan. Not everyone in Washington was happy with the move. Advisors said that Trump should have listened to what Blackwater founder Erik Prince had to say first. Political analyst Ilya Plekhanov says the latter's proposals would turn the country into a mercenary-run kingdom.

    • Police in Maryland. (File)
      Last update: 20:28 17.07.2017
      20:28 17.07.2017

      US Jury Indicts Three Suspects in Murder of Russia Student Ziberov

      Three people were indicted on charges relating to the murder of Russian student Artem Ziberov and classmate Shadi Adi Najjar in the US state of Maryland just hours before his graduation, according to a representative from the State Attorney's office in Maryland.

    • A view of a part of western Mosul, Iraq, May 29, 2017
      Last update: 20:00 17.07.2017
      20:00 17.07.2017

      Displaced Daesh Families Left in Iraq May Pay the Price for Militants' Crimes

      In June 2017, the Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, was able to declare the defeat of Daesh (also known as ISIS). With just 6,000 militants left in the war-torn country, the terror group were forced to flee. However, they have left behind their families, wives and children, many of them having to pay the price for their actions.

    • Screenshot of Ashley Madison website
      Last update: 19:43 17.07.2017
      19:43 17.07.2017

      Fine Infidelity: Ashley Madison to Pay Millions to Users Affected by Hack

      Infedility website Ashley Madison has announced it will pay US$11.2 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by 37 million US site users whose personal information was leaked in July 2015. As compensation cannot be sought anonymously, it's uncertain how many will come forward.

    • A Rafale multi-role combat aircraft from Dassault Aviation of France prepares to take off at Yelahanka Airforce Station in Bangalore on February 18, 2015, on the inaugural day of Aero India 2015
      Last update: 19:42 17.07.2017
      19:42 17.07.2017

      As Tension Heightens On China Border, IAF Seeks To Hasten Rafale Jet Delivery

      India’s conflict with China and Pakistan has reached a tipping point, pressing the need for astute military strategies. In consonance with this situation, the Indian Air Force is looking to expedite the delivery of Rafale jets from France.