US President Donald Trump earlier dismissed the importance of the impeachment hearings, claiming that he had "never even heard of these people" and that their testimonies have been "fine".
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was released from prison Friday, moments after Brazilian Judge Danilo Pereira Junior issued an order for his release.
The US first lady, whose Be Best campaign aims to help challenged children, among other things, visited the Boston Medical Centre, where volunteers cuddle babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome because their mothers were using drugs during pregnancy. However, some tried to show that she was not welcome.
A cluster of mysterious, blinking lights recently appeared in Utah’s nighttime skies and has since given rise to alarm among UFO enthusiasts, who are questioning the cause behind the eyebrow-raising event.
New footage from the US Marines Corps Communication Office shows the arrest of 15 Marines by dozens of Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) agents earlier this year following an investigation into a human smuggling ring at the US-Mexico border.
In early October, the United States announced the withdrawal of its forces from north-eastern Syria to Iraq. The American pull-out prompted Turkey to launch an operation against US-allied Kurdish forces that it considers terrorists.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A US State Department report has said that the security apparatus of Nepal needs upgrading in terms of human resources, technology, and existing laws, a media report said, adding that it lends credence to those consistently raising questions about the matter, especially over airport security.
New Delhi (Sputnik): In a bid to tackle the growing corruption problem in India, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government revoked big currency notes on 8 November 2016, leaving people across the country shocked by the sudden announcement late in the evening.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Remember the epic Harry Potter make-believe Quidditch tournaments. Well, it seems that Indian cops in Uttar Pradesh state have derived some inspiration from the wizards of Potter's world.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Council of the European Union has announced that it decided to delist Belize as a non-cooperative tax jurisdiction.
Michael Bloomberg, an American businessman and former mayor of New York City, is reportedly going to throw his hat in the ring for the 2020 presidential race. American author and journalist Daniel Lazare has explained why Bloomberg's entry in the race is a victory for Donald Trump and Democratic progressives.
GAZA (Sputnik) - Sixty-nine Palestinian nationals have been injured during the ongoing protests near the Israeli border in the Gaza Strip, Gaza Health Ministry Spokesman Ashraf Qidra has stated.
Previously, Ankara boasted that it had captured a number of people linked to the late Daesh* leader, including his sister, Rasmiya Awad along with her husband, daughter-in-law, and five children.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has chosen the leader of the allied New Right party to be defence minister in his interim cabinet, his party, Likud, said.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said on Friday that Democratic presidential hopeful and New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg will fail in his bid to run for president in the 2020 election.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson ditched his pledge to get the UK out of the European Union by the 31 October deadline, asking the EU for a further extension until 31 January 2020. He has since secured a bid to call an election where he is campaigning on the basis of getting Brexit delivered by the new date.
MADRID (Sputnik) - Spain's secessionist region of Catalonia has been rocked by violent protests since mid-October. The demonstrations come in response to the Supreme Court's ruling to give lengthy prison terms to several Catalan leaders over their involvement in the semi-autonomous region's 2017 unsanctioned independence referendum.
President Trump and the Republicans have repeatedly stated that the identity of the whistleblower should be revealed and have pressured the media to identify him.
One of the greatest creations by Leonardo Da Vinci’s genius is surrounded by many legends. A modern reinterpretation of it, which has a black Jesus, now has a mystery of its own, as the central figure of the picture seems to have been shot through.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - On Thursday, Johnson assured Northern Ireland that there would be no checks on goods going from Northern Ireland to Great Britain once his Brexit deal took effect. He stressed that he guaranteed that, as prime minister and a "passionate unionist."