WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Members of Congress need details of a Trump administration memorandum that gives a legal justification for the April 6, 2017 US airstrike on a Syrian military base, according to a request from Democratic Senator and former vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine on Friday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Migrants who arrive via the western Mediterranean route to Spain face detention in prison or in government detention facilities with inadequate living conditions, Josep Buades Fuster, the spokesman for the Jesuit Service for Migrants Spain told Sputnik on Friday.
Workers from the Russian capital's environmental protection office say they're going to hand the baby bears off to nature protection workers in nearby Tver region, where they will be adapted for life in the wild and released.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - Belgium will resume deporting undocumented Sudanese migrants back to their home country as the Belgian refugee agency has revealed a lack of proof for allegations of torture awaiting the repatriated people in Sudan, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said Friday at a press conference.
This is the largest regulatory setback in India for the world’s most popular search engine. Eight weeks ago the European Commission had imposed a $2.7 billion penalty on the company for favoring its shopping service and demoting rival offerings.
Although Brussels and the US continue to oppose the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project, signs have emerged recently indicating that the pipeline will soon ultimately reach its destination, RIA Novosti contributor Dmitry Lekukh wrote, suggesting that Washington is no less interested in the project than Berlin.
In June 2017 a fire broke out in Grenfell Tower, a 23-story apartment block in London, rapidly turning into an inferno which killed 70 people and an unborn baby. In the chaos one man lied to the authorities, claiming his wife and son had died in the blaze.
As part of the celebrations marking 30 years of Indo-Russia cooperation in nuclear energy, a Festival of Science was organized in the Indian capital New Delhi. The festival was sponsored by the Russian State Energy Corporation Rosatom which also came up with a children’s book on nuclear science.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - French President Emmanuel Macron accepted the invitation of Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit Russia in May and attend the International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, the Elysee Palace said in a communique following a phone conversation between the two leaders earlier on Friday.
A distinguished UK headmaster has been jailed and given a lifetime teaching ban over a series of child sex abuse charges including sending intimate messages and a photograph of his privates to a teenager via social media.
The man who claims to be the architect of a state-supported doping system that allegedly existed in Russia made his first public appearance after reportedly undergoing plastic surgery.
Northern Ireland, which has been governed by a power-sharing arrangement between British-backed Unionists and Irish-aligned parties since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement has been without a functioning government for over a year.
British newspapers are facing extremely hard times, with the Prime Minister Theresa May launching a review of the future of papers this week. Can anything be done to save the printed press from the endless rise of online news?
Denmark's blighted areas already present a big social burden, the Social Democrats spokesman argued in defense of this plan, which set Denmark's political circles afire.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – France potentially has evidence that the forces backing the Syrian government allegedly used chlorine gas against civilians, but no definitive proof, French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly told France Inter broadcaster on Friday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The parliamentary group of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party is going to redirect its communication to its own newsroom scheduled to be launched in spring in order to avoid any misinterpretations of party's positions by mainstream media, AfD parliamentary leader Alice Weidel said Thursday.
Introducing more technology such as artificial intelligence into police work will be no magic solution to solving more crimes in Britain or prevent the collapse of high-profile cases, according to a former Scotland Yard investigator.
Russian programmer Stanislav Lisov is suspected by the US of developing a "bank Trojan" called NeverQuest, with which he abducted $855,000, and also unsuccessfully tried to conduct other illegal financial transactions.
Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of the left populist La France Insoumise party in France's National Assembly, has urged the French government to provide Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with political asylum.
Martin Schulz, the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), had previously decided he would accept the post of foreign minister in the country's new cabinet, counter to still earlier claims that he wouldn't do so, after the coalition talks with Merkel's CDU/CSU alliance succeeded.
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