Former US President Jimmy Carter, 95, was admitted to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, over the past weekend for a urinary tract infection, according to a press release issued by the Carter Center.
PARIS (Sputnik) - Former French Defence Minister Sylvie Goulard was charged with the alleged embezzlement of public funds in the employment of the European Parliament assistants, in a case often referred to as "the EU fake jobs scandal," France Info broadcaster reported on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Christine Lagarde, the chief of the European Central Bank (ECB), said on Monday that the economic growth in the euro area remains weak, while expectations regarding the global economy's prospects are unclear and require a review of the existing monetary policy.
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper told Reuters Monday that cutbacks in US troop numbers in Afghanistan are "not necessarily" contingent on a peace deal with the Taliban.
MSNBC host Joy Reid issued a correction and apology to viewers on behalf of the station after “mistakenly” showing an image of a notorious white nationalist rather than the former US Navy secretary during a Sunday segment on her show “AM Joy.”
The mayor of the Mexican city of San Luis Potosí has ordered 15 new Cybertrucks, manufactured by Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc.
The US Navy’s aging aircraft carrier USS Harry Truman entered European waters on Sunday en route to the Middle East. The warship attempted to depart months ago, but an electrical failure forced it back into port for repairs.
California Republican Duncan Hunter was indicted in August 2018 on charges of misusing at least $250,000 in campaign funds for personal use, including paying for numerous extramarital affairs, the purchase of private luxury trips, his family's dental work and his children's tuition.
The crimes of Jeffrey Epstein have a global reach with personal connections throughout much of the world's very rich. Those connections include Prince Andrew of Britain, who has come under serious accusations by Virginia Giuffre, who testified that she was instructed to have sex with the Duke of York at 17.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set to meet with US President Donald Trump on Thursday, then travel later this month to Kentucky, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Kelly Craft announced Monday.
Officials from the Italian town of Schio are doubling down on their refusal to install a memorial honoring local victims of the Holocaust, after the move prompted criticism from the Jewish community.
Prominent Ukrainian neo-Nazi figures have been spotted in the Hong Kong protests just weeks after hosting an “academy of street protest” in Kiev.
The UK Labour leader slammed Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a Twitter video, noting the latter's cozying up to US President Donald Trump just hours before Trump landed in the UK for the NATO summit. In his clip, Jeremy Corbyn links Johnson's foreign policy with terror attacks, including the recent assault on London Bridge.
US House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued a statement Monday, calling it "unfortunate" that US President Donald Trump declined to participate in a Wednesday impeachment hearing.
Reuters reported earlier that Ankara had vetoed NATO's defence plan for Poland and the Baltic states, allegedly over the US refusing to support the same for Turkey, after Ankara suggested naming the Kurdish YPG militia a terrorist organisation.
Seven major trade unions representing French firefighters, including UNSA-SDIS, announced a national strike in July for the summer months. The firefighters demand a salary reevaluation and comprehensive rescue service reform to exempt them from excessive duty.
Although Melania Trump has become an inspiration for speculations, jokes, and memes, she is said to be one of the most press-wary first ladies. The new book aspires to offer a new look at her behind-the-scenes life, including her rumoured alienation from the “first daughter”, or sleeping on a separate floor from her husband.
A total of six Muslim men in Malaysia received a one-month jail sentence and were ordered to pay more than $500 over the weekend after they were found guilty of skipping their Friday prayers in late August.
Previously, the Israeli prime minister vowed to annex the Jordan Valley if he is re-elected for a new term, but the latter failed to materialise in the September election. Now he is facing trouble, as Israeli prosecutors have chosen to indict him in several corruption cases, with his immunity yet to be decided on.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Phase one of the US-China trade deal is being prepared but there is no timeline of when it will be finalized, White House Aide Kellyanne Conway told reporters on Monday.