New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan's government has been borrowing money at record levels under Prime Minister Imran Khan's leadership, according to data from the State Bank of Pakistan.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Chinese President Xi Jinping will undertake a two-day state visit to Nepal on 12 and 13 October, the country’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Australia and the Netherlands remain committed to achieving justice for victims of the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.
Does the Republika Srpska want to join NATO? Why are Balkan politicians afraid of their Western colleagues? What is the role of new US special envoys to the Western Balkans? What influence do Russia and the US have on Bosnia and Herzegovina? The Serb Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, reflects on these questions.
Earlier, the US’s ‘newspaper of record’ reported that Russia’s GRU military intelligence service had created an elite but surprisingly frugal and sloppy military formation designed to engage in ‘destabilisation’ operations across the European continent.
New Delhi (Sputnik) : India has appointed 63 observers for Kashmir, 79 for Jammu and 16 for Ladakh ahead of elections on 24 October.
The tweet, the second such message by Trump in the past 24 hours, comes amid the ongoing impeachment inquiry against the US President which was initiated by the Democrats last month after Trump’s phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, part of which was released as a transcript.
ROME (Sputnik) Italian Defence Minister Lorenzo Guerini said on Wednesday that his country intends to renew its fleet of F-35 stealth-fighter jets despite differing opinions on the program among the ruling coalition.
There are no signs of the much-discussed US withdrawal from northeast Syria and an ending to Washington's illegal presence in the country, contrary to Donald Trump's claims on Twitter, says international affairs and security analyst Mark Sleboda.
ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - A floating motorised towing vehicle, amorphous fiber for concrete reinforcement, and LED systems for buildings are just a few of the innovative products manufactured by Leningrad Region companies that are on display at an engineering fair in Brno, the Czech Republic.
The US$42 billion Shenzhen-listed firm is one of 28 organisations added to a White House list of banned entities by the US leader as his administration redoubles its trade war with China.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) US Republican and Democratic lawmakers are finalising legislation that would impose economic sanctions on Turkey, which has begun a military invasion of northern Syria to clear a border region of US-allied Kurdish forces, Senator Chris Van Hollen said Wednesday.
Earlier on Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of a military operation in northeastern Syria. He said the operation is aimed against the Kurdistan Workers' Party and Daesh* and is meant to protect Syria's territorial integrity.
For several days Extinction Rebellion protests have been held in different cities around the world, such as Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, London, Madrid, Melbourne, New York, Paris and Sydney.
At least two people were killed and several others injured Wednesday in a gun and grenade attack in Halle, Germany near a synagogue on the Jewish religious holiday of Yom Kippur. Wednesday’s incident was not the first, and Jewish communities across Europe have been subjected to violent gun, bomb and stabbing attacks in recent years.
Last week, Turkey announced that it would launch a military incursion in northeastern Syria to drive away Kurdish militants from the area and set up a "safe zone" in the region to accommodate Syrian refugees there. The US said it would never back the Turkish operation and would withdraw its troops from the Kurdish-held territory.
US President Donald Trump's doctored video targeting former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, although removed by Twitter due to copyright infringement, has succeeded in generating a storm of response on social media.
On 5 May, US warplanes reportedly bombed more than 60 methamphetamine labs in western Afghanistan in an attempt to prevent Taliban militants from obtaining an income from drug trafficking.
Extinction Rebellion launched its two-week environmental demonstrations on Monday, planning to block streets and bridges in London and shut down governmental departments. Around 30,000 activists are expected to engage in the campaign.
The incident, which reportedly claimed the lives of two people and injured two more, comes amid celebrations of Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.