Earlier, the US-backed Kurdish YPG militia announced that they were mopping up the last remnants of the Daesh (ISIS)* terrorist group on Syrian territory.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov has said that a third suspect in the Salisbury incident had paid three visits to Bulgaria in 2015, including when Bulgarian businessman Emilian Gebrev was presumably poisoned.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is to update the parliament on Tuesday about the status of negotiations with the EU, but has already made clear that she will not be considering the opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's proposal of a departure deal that involves remaining in the customs union.
Under the March 2016 deal between the EU and Turkey, Ankara pledged to take back any illegal migrants who arrived in the Union after departing its territory and instead send legal Syrian refugees to the bloc.
The biblical Mount Sinai is traditionally placed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, but some researchers say it could be located over a hundred miles eastwards on the Arabian Peninsula across the Gulf of Aqaba.
The United States continues to pile pressure on Venezuela amid the ongoing political crisis raging in the country. Washington has blocked all assets of the PDVSA state oil company, saying it will only lift the sanctions once Caracas transfers control over the company to the opposition.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The UK Office of Communications (Ofcom) said Monday it was considering sanctions against the NTV Mir Lithuania and NTV Mir Baltic channels, owned by the Baltic Media Alliance Limited (BMAL), over alleged failure to be impartial in covering the Skripal case.
The remaining £13.4bn in funding should be spent on global media broadcasts and peacekeeping missions, where the Ministry of Defence and BBC World Service would receive most of the funding, according to a report.
Britain's former Foreign Secretary has hit out at how policing forces are managed in the UK, following an arrest of mother of two for calling a transgender woman - a man, on Twitter.
BEIJING (Sputnik) – China hopes that the upcoming round of its trade negotiations with the United States will bring positive results, Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Washington and its allies stepped up pressure on Caracas last month, recognising opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president, with the Venezuelan government describing these actions as an attempted coup d'état.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Marine Le Pen, the leader of the French right-wing National Rally (RN) political party, said on Monday, commenting on the current diplomatic row between Paris and Rome, that French President Emmanuel Macron is using diplomacy as the means to achieve political ends, pushing the two countries into crisis.
The source’s identity was revealed after Elkan Abramowitz, attorney to AMI CEO David Pecker, confirmed that the information wasn't provided to the tabloid by US President Donald Trump, Roger Stone or Saudi Arabia.
ROME (Sputnik) - The Italian government plans to use the country's gold reserves, stored at the Bank of Italy, in order to dodge the increase of value-added tax (VAT) in 2020, the La Stampa newspaper reported on Monday.
Waters, 75, has never shied from speaking his mind, and has vocally questioned many Western government policies. Last week, he called US actions in Venezuela a "coup"; earlier he challenged Donald Trump on immigration and called for the boycott of this year's Eurovision in Israel.
The plan to bring an Iranian scientist with knowledge of Tehran's nuclear programme to the UK was reportedly hammered out in October 2018, five months after US President Trump announced that Washington was leaving the Iran nuclear deal, reinstating economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Libby Squire, a 21-year-old university student from Buckinghamshire, vanished on 31 January as she walked home after a boozy night out in Hull.
The ex-first lady’s appearance at the award ceremony evoked a mixed reaction on social media, with both Michelle Obama’s proponents and critics vocally making it known where their sympathies lie.
China protests and expresses dissatisfaction with US vessels entering the waters near the Spratly Islands, an archipelago in the South China Sea that Beijing continues to regard as its "indisputable sovereignty," without authorization, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday.
This comes after reports of the United States being engaged in direct contact with members of Venezuela's military, encouraging them to pledge allegiance to self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, while also working on new sanctions to ramp up pressure on Nicolas Maduro.
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