The Southeast Asian crusade against Western-produced plastic and other waste started with China a year ago, after the country flatly refused to accept any trash shipments originating from the US and Europe.
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump described the Mideast peace plan as a "deal of the century". The plan is supposed to end the decades-long conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
The US earlier claimed that the Islamic Republic was behind the attack against ships operated by Japan and Norway in the Gulf of Oman on 13 June and has even released video “evidence”. While Tehran vehemently denies any involvement, the Japanese government reportedly considers Washington’s allegations unconvincing.
The former servicewoman claims that an Army private spiked her drink in order to have sex with her when they were based in Gibraltar in 2012. She gave birth to a girl and later reported the alleged rape to naval superiors, but no action was taken. Her legal team believes that the British Ministry of Defence is potentially liable.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Following an initial inspection of the Front Altair oil tanker, one of the two vessels hit by an explosion last week in the Gulf of Oman, no hot spots were found and the ship is being tugged to an area off the northeast shore of the United Arab Emirates, Frontline Management AS, the vessel's parent company, said in a statement.
The American rapper sought, he claims, to promote a poignant message about migrant children detained by ICE for trying to illegally cross into the US, but caused an outburst of outrage online instead.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned on 15 June that his country will continue to suspend some of its commitments under the nuclear deal, inked in 2015, if Iran doesn't receive some "positive signals" from other signatories to the accord in the near future.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has apologised over a controversial extradition bill and vowed to accept all criticism, in a statement published on Sunday.
VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - Moscow is ready to organise a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump even on the eve of the G20 summit in Japan, but there are no any relevant signals from the United States in this regard, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday.
A large-scale power outage early Sunday morning has left millions of people in at least two South American countries - Argentina and Uruguay - without electricity.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Some 1,600 protesters rallied in Moscow on Sunday in support of "law and justice for all", days after Russian police dropped charges against investigative journalist Ivan Golunov.
The prominent Brexiteer, considered the favourite of the Conservative leadership race, has landed in hot water after ex-Tory Brian Coleman claimed that former London mayor Boris Johnson had a vicious outburst when he was briefed on the 2005 terror attacks, which took the lives of 52 people in the UK capital.
The 24-year-old developed her taste for inking when she was a teen struggling with depression. So far, she has artificial fangs, over 100 tattoos, eyeballs that have been inked blue – which caused her to lose her eyesight for some time – as well as has had her tongue cut in half and made her ears pointier. However, she’s not going to stop here.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Egypt has condemned Yemen’s Houthi rebels for targeting airports in southern Saudi Arabia, saying it stood by its ally, according to the Foreign Ministry.
The government of India has long been floating the idea of increasing duties on a number of American goods in response to Washington’s decision to slap bigger tariffs on imports of Indian steel and aluminium, worth about $1.5 billion every year.
A second mysterious attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated already simmering tensions in the Middle East and marred Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's talks in Tehran. Mark Sleboda, a security analyst and former nuclear reactor operator in the US Navy, has suggested that US military forces were likely involved in the incident.
According to Argentine newspaper Clarín, the power cut occurred shortly after 07:00 (12:00 GMT), causing massive power outages in Argentina and Uruguay and some regions of Paraguay, Chile, and Brazil. The blackout has abruptly interrupted the railway and the subway services, also creating numerous problems on roads due to a traffic lights shutdown.
According to Canadian laws the file on the country’s former prime minister would have become available for the public to study in September next year on the 20th anniversary of his death, if it hadn't been destroyed decades ago.
The development comes shortly after Britain's ambassador to Iran, Rob Macaire, denied reports that he had been summoned by the Iranian Foreign Ministry in the wake of London accusing Tehran of attacking two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on 13 June.
Sara Netanyahu has accepted a plea bargain with prosecution, settling the allegations that she had misused about 360,000 shekels ($100,000) in state money to order meals from gourmet restaurants between 2010 and 2013.