According to the football legend, 5-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is less “complete” than himself or Diego Maradona, citing Messi’s generally one-sided kicks and no headers.
Relations between London and Moscow went into a downward spiral following accusations against Russia of allegedly using nerve agent against its former spy Sergei Skripal, living in Salisbury. The accusations, denied by Moscow, spurred a mass expulsion of diplomats, initiated by London.
The former UK foreign secretary was deemed to have breached parliament’s financial declaration rules by failing to disclose his supplementary earnings in time.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced its nominees for the Foreign Language Film category in the 2019 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday, with films from Belgium, Germany, Lebanon, Mexico, and Japan among the list.
At least three people have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack in Iran's Chabahar on Thursday.
ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The creation of common energy markets within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) may increase the collective GDP of EAEU member states by $9 billion, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Beijing opposes any groundless allegations and calls for evidence to be provided in relation to the Chinese government's alleged involvement in the massive data breach at the Marriott International hotel group, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said Thursday.
Previously, the Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) aimed to find existing marine organisms capable of reacting to unknown, man-made objects so that the US military could use them without tapping into their DNA. It seems that the Pentagon has abandoned this plan for a gene-modified one.
The incident took place outside the private Leonard De Vinci university in the commune of Courbevoie near Neuilly-sur-Seine in the western suburbs of Paris.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, voted on Thursday not to prolong the 1997 Russia-Ukraine Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership after it terminates on April 1, 2019.
MEP and UK Independence Party leader Gerard Batten was quizzed on the recent appointment of a right-wing British activist Tommy Robinson to the role of a special adviser.
After the surge in fuel prices in France, the so-called Yellow Vests movement has held protests, calling firstly on the government to lower the prices, and then also on French President Emmanuel Macron to resign. On Wednesday, the French National Assembly approved a moratorium on the planned fuel price hike.
Young people have been protesting for several days, not only in the capital, but all over the country, blocking access to schools and universities, as well as clashing with police.
The media report arrived shortly after an internal parliamentary probe was launched into Husar over sexual misconduct allegations, with the MP unable to respond at the time due to her confidentiality commitments.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States regards its presence in Syria as a strategic tool and will maintain it unless Iran withdraws its forces from the country, which is a highly unlikely scenario, former UK Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford told Sputnik.
Economists, politicians and financial bodies have issued countless stark warnings about the adverse economic effects of a hard Brexit, urging the government to do everything in its power to avoid such a potentially calamitous eventuality.
The Republic of Ireland's upper house has passed a bill which criminalises the import and sale of goods from Israeli settlements in occupied territories.
On 4 December, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) annoucned the beginning of Operation Northern Shield to destroy cross-border tunnels that the Lebanon-based Hezbollah movement had dug.
A British scientific project aimed to sequence 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients has been targeted by foreign cyber hackers, according to a government company set up to run the program.
Michelle Obama has once called George Bush her “partner in crime” at every major event where all former residents of the White House gather to highlight the importance of their friendship for her.