A pair of legal battles has entangled the United States Navy with allegations of intellectual property theft.
Iraqis took to the streets in the country’s capital of Baghdad and several other major cities on Sunday to protest against US-led airstrikes on Syria.
Syria's air defenses shot down missiles targeting Shayrat air base in Homs province early Tuesday, state media reported, as a Hezbollah media arm said missiles targeting Dumayr base near Damascus were also intercepted.
China has issued new rules for its People’s Liberation Army (PLA), revising guidelines on military discipline, training management, soldiers’ weight and the use of mobile phones and the internet.
İbrahim Kaftan, head of Syria’s Future Party, told Sputnik that the party is not a branch of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and wasn’t created on behalf of the US.
British police were able to identify and arrest the leader of a drug distribution ring after seizing a cell phone that had a photo of the suspect’s hand. In a first for UK police, officers were able to enhance the fingerprints visible in the image of the hand to determine a match with the suspect.
An American journalist who gained access to the war-torn town of Douma, where the US, France and the UK charged that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against civilians, says he found “no evidence” of a chemical weapons attack.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - London's accusations of the allegedly growing cyberthreat from Russia are instances of London’s provocative and groundless policy toward Moscow, a representative of the Russian embassy to the United Kingdom said Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian military police and officers from the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation have seized 250 mines, 25 kilograms of TNT and 1.5 tons of other explosives from caches that belonged to the militants from the Jaish al-Islam illegal armed group, the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation said Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia expects an answer from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on whether the BZ toxin has been found in the samples taken at the place of poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the BBC.
The ground-launched version of Pakistan’s family of Babur cruise missiles has carried out a successful test, according to a recent announcement by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
PODGORICA (Sputnik) - The Montenegrin opposition has urged its presidential candidate Mladen Bojanic, the main opponent of ex-Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic in the Sunday presidential election, not to recognize the results of the vote over alleged ballot rigging, the leader of the Democratic Front alliance, Andrija Mandic, told Sputnik.
A 72-year-old woman was arrested after she was captured on camera assaulting two female black soldiers, one of whom was pregnant.
As US President Donald Trump decides whether to reauthorize the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which he has long wanted to exit or renegotiate, Iranian authorities have announced they will be getting help with their nuclear program from China.
With just a few hours’ notice, a relatively large asteroid whipped through the Earth-moon orbit over the weekend. You may have missed it though; humanity only learned of the asteroid hours before the flyby.
PARIS (Sputnik) - French right-wing National Front (FN) party leader Marine Le Pen has presented an immigration bill, which is alternative to the one introduced by the French government, proposing tough measures to counter immigration.
PARIS (Sputnik) - French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said that France affirmed its position as a military power by attacking Syria.
Yemeni human rights activists have charged Mohammad bin Salman, accusing him of aiding in “acts of torture” during the campaign in Yemen. Paris is being put under pressure, due to the fact that French weaponry is used in the conflict by the coalition. Tony Fortin, member of the board of the Observatory for Arms told Sputnik how this happened.
On Monday, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Washington is considering new anti-Russia sanctions in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma, but added that no decision had been made.
After the conclusion of the fifth India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue, Rajiv Kumar, vice-chairman of NITI Aayog – India’s policy think tank, opined that the US is expecting China to cut the trade deficit under pressure like what Washington successfully did with Japan in 1980 and that it would best suit India not to take sides on the issue.
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