• Three-time World Cup winner Pele
    Last update: 16:52 06.12.2018
    16:52 06.12.2018

    Pele Says He Played Better Than 'One-Skill' Messi, Urges Neymar to Stop Diving

    According to the football legend, 5-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is less “complete” than himself or Diego Maradona, citing Messi’s generally one-sided kicks and no headers.

  • Whitehall and the clock tower of the Westminster Palace with the Big Ben bell as seen from Trafalgar Square
    Last update: 16:51 06.12.2018
    16:51 06.12.2018

    UK Intel Reportedly Spying on Russian Diplomats' Movements

    Relations between London and Moscow went into a downward spiral following accusations against Russia of allegedly using nerve agent against its former spy Sergei Skripal, living in Salisbury. The accusations, denied by Moscow, spurred a mass expulsion of diplomats, initiated by London.

  • Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson adjusts his hair at the beginning of a working session during the G-20 Foreign Ministers meeting in Bonn, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
    Last update: 16:49 06.12.2018
    16:49 06.12.2018

    Boris Johnson Issues 'Full & Unreserved Apology' For Breaching Parliament's Earnings Disclosure Rules

    The former UK foreign secretary was deemed to have breached parliament’s financial declaration rules by failing to disclose his supplementary earnings in time.

  • Golden Globe statues are seen at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards nominations at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif
    Last update: 16:45 06.12.2018
    16:45 06.12.2018

    Films From Lebanon, Mexico Among Nominees for 2019 Golden Globe (VIDEOS)

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced its nominees for the Foreign Language Film category in the 2019 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday, with films from Belgium, Germany, Lebanon, Mexico, and Japan among the list.

  • Chabahar Port
    Last update: 16:36 06.12.2018
    16:36 06.12.2018

    India Strongly Condemns Terror Attack In Iran

    At least three people have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack in Iran's Chabahar on Thursday.

  • Turkey’s Energy Ministry and Russia’s energy giant Gazprom may hold negotiations next week on the price of Russian gas
    Last update: 16:29 06.12.2018
    16:29 06.12.2018

    Common Energy Markets May Add $9Bln to Eurasian Economic Union's GDP - Putin

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The creation of common energy markets within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) may increase the collective GDP of EAEU member states by $9 billion, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.

  • Paris Marriott Champs Elysees Hotel
    Last update: 16:14 06.12.2018
    16:14 06.12.2018

    Beijing Demands Evidence of Its Alleged Involvement in Marriott Hack

    BEIJING (Sputnik) - Beijing opposes any groundless allegations and calls for evidence to be provided in relation to the Chinese government's alleged involvement in the massive data breach at the Marriott International hotel group, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said Thursday.

  • Fighting dolphin
    Last update: 16:05 06.12.2018
    16:05 06.12.2018

    US Navy Aims to Track Enemy Subs With Gene-Modified Marine Organisms

    Previously, the Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) aimed to find existing marine organisms capable of reacting to unknown, man-made objects so that the US military could use them without tapping into their DNA. It seems that the Pentagon has abandoned this plan for a gene-modified one.

  • Knife
    Last update: 15:58 06.12.2018
    15:58 06.12.2018

    Expelled Pakistani Student Stabs Professor to Death in Paris Suburbs

    The incident took place outside the private Leonard De Vinci university in the commune of Courbevoie near Neuilly-sur-Seine in the western suburbs of Paris.

  • Verkhovna Rada meeting
    Last update: 15:47 06.12.2018
    15:47 06.12.2018

    Ukraine Not to Prolong Friendship Treaty With Russia After April 1, 2019

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, voted on Thursday not to prolong the 1997 Russia-Ukraine Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership after it terminates on April 1, 2019.

  • Then UKIP (UK Independence Party) Brexit spokesman and Member of the European Parliament for London (MEP), Gerard Batten, addresses members of the media at the party's by-election campaign headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on February 13, 2017.
    Last update: 15:41 06.12.2018
    15:41 06.12.2018

    'Why Can't People Come Out of Prison and Resume Their Lives?': UKIP Chief Defends Robinson

    MEP and UK Independence Party leader Gerard Batten was quizzed on the recent appointment of a right-wing British activist Tommy Robinson to the role of a special adviser.

  • Masked protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher fuel prices, take part in a demonstration on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, November 24, 2018
    Last update: 15:37 06.12.2018
    15:37 06.12.2018

    French Police Union Calls on Police to Join Yellow Vests' Protests

    After the surge in fuel prices in France, the so-called Yellow Vests movement has held protests, calling firstly on the government to lower the prices, and then also on French President Emmanuel Macron to resign. On Wednesday, the French National Assembly approved a moratorium on the planned fuel price hike.

  • Protest action of students in Paris
    Last update: 15:34 06.12.2018
    15:34 06.12.2018

    Sorbonne University Building Closed Amid Protests in France (PHOTOS)

    Young people have been protesting for several days, not only in the capital, but all over the country, blocking access to schools and universities, as well as clashing with police.

  • Emma Husar
    Last update: 15:33 06.12.2018
    15:33 06.12.2018

    'I'm Not Sharon Stone:' Aussie MP Files Lawsuit Over 'Gross Slut-Shaming' Report

    The media report arrived shortly after an internal parliamentary probe was launched into Husar over sexual misconduct allegations, with the MP unable to respond at the time due to her confidentiality commitments.

  • American soldier standing on an armored vehicle
    Last update: 15:30 06.12.2018
    15:30 06.12.2018

    US Unlikely to Cede Control of Syrian Territories While Iran Stays - Ex-UK Envoy

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States regards its presence in Syria as a strategic tool and will maintain it unless Iran withdraws its forces from the country, which is a highly unlikely scenario, former UK Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford told Sputnik.

  • Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, January 16, 2018
    Last update: 15:22 06.12.2018
    15:22 06.12.2018

    'It Would Be Crazy': UK Business Secretary Warns Against No-Deal Brexit

    Economists, politicians and financial bodies have issued countless stark warnings about the adverse economic effects of a hard Brexit, urging the government to do everything in its power to avoid such a potentially calamitous eventuality.

  • Palestinians and foreigners march towards Israel's controversial separation wall between the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah and the Israeli settlement of Modiin Ilit during a demonstration against settlements in the area, on February 17, 2017
    Last update: 15:21 06.12.2018
    15:21 06.12.2018

    Irish Senate Advances Bill Criminalising Trade with Illegal Israeli Settlements

    The Republic of Ireland's upper house has passed a bill which criminalises the import and sale of goods from Israeli settlements in occupied territories.

  • An Israeli military digger works on the Lebanese-Israeli border next to a wall that was built by Israel in the southern village of Kafr Kila, Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
    Last update: 15:17 06.12.2018
    15:17 06.12.2018

    Ex-Israeli Defence Minister Admits to Lying About Hezbollah Tunnels For Years

    On 4 December, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) annoucned the beginning of Operation Northern Shield to destroy cross-border tunnels that the Lebanon-based Hezbollah movement had dug.

  • Genetic data
    Last update: 15:09 06.12.2018
    15:09 06.12.2018

    Viral Cyber Attacks Threatening Genetic Data of 85,000 British Patients

    A British scientific project aimed to sequence 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients has been targeted by foreign cyber hackers, according to a government company set up to run the program.

  • President George W. Bush and wife Laura Bush greets President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, former President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former President Jimmy Carter, and Rosalynn Carter during a State Funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.
    Last update: 15:00 06.12.2018
    15:00 06.12.2018

    Twice Makes a Tradition: George Bush Sneaks Michelle Obama Candy at Father's Funeral (VIDEO)

    Michelle Obama has once called George Bush her “partner in crime” at every major event where all former residents of the White House gather to highlight the importance of their friendship for her.