• Plastic Waste
    Last update: 19:28 16.06.2019
    19:28 16.06.2019

    No Dumping Ground’: Indonesia Sends Back LOADS of Plastic Mislabelled as ‘Paper’ to US

    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.

  • The Western Wall and Dome of the rock in the old city of Jerusalem
    Last update: 18:55 16.06.2019
    18:55 16.06.2019

    US May Delay Release of Middle East Plan Till November - Envoy

    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.

  • An Iranian navy boat tries to stop the fire of an oil tanker after it was attacked in the Gulf of Oman, June 13, 2019
    Last update: 18:43 16.06.2019
    18:43 16.06.2019

    Pompeo Claims Military Option on Table as Iran Suggests Gulf 'Attacks' are US False Flag Op

    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.

    Attack on Tankers in Gulf of Oman
  • Gibraltar
    Last update: 18:27 16.06.2019
    18:27 16.06.2019

    UK MoD Facing Trial After Ex-Royal Navy Sailor Accuses Soldier Of Raping, Impregnating Her - Reports

    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.

  • A handout photo made available by the Norwegian shipowner Frontline of the crude oil tanker Front Altair during the firefighting of the fire onboard the ship in the Gulf of Oman
    Last update: 18:04 16.06.2019
    18:04 16.06.2019

    Front Altair Oil Tanker Being Tugged to UAE, Specialists Find No Hot Spots

    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.

    Attack on Tankers in Gulf of Oman
  • Last update: 18:00 16.06.2019
    18:00 16.06.2019

    Rapper in Crosshairs for Showing White Kids in Cages to Slam US Immigration Policies in Music VIDEO

    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.

  • Heavy water nuclear facility near Arak, Iran
    Last update: 17:30 16.06.2019
    17:30 16.06.2019

    Iran to Announce Steps to Reduce Commitments Under Nuclear Deal Amid US Sanctions

    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.

  • Protesters hold placards as they stage protest against the extradition law in Hong Kong, Sunday, June 9, 2019
    Last update: 17:26 16.06.2019
    17:26 16.06.2019

    Hong Kong Leader Apologises Over Extradition Bill

    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.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump
    Last update: 16:52 16.06.2019
    16:52 16.06.2019

    Russia Ready to Organise Putin-Trump Meeting on Eve of G20, US Sends No Signals - Kremlin

    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.

  • Power lines
    Last update: 16:39 16.06.2019
    16:39 16.06.2019

    Apocalypse, Iran or Footie Suarez to Blame? Users Crack Jokes as 'Huge' Blackout Hits Latin America

    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.

  • Ivan Golunov
    Last update: 16:37 16.06.2019
    16:37 16.06.2019

    Protesters March in Solidarity With Freed Journalist Ivan Golunov in Moscow

    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.

  • Flowers from British Prime Minister David Cameron are displayed at the memorial to the victims of the July 7, 2005 London bombings, in Hyde Park, London.
    Last update: 16:02 16.06.2019
    16:02 16.06.2019

    PM Hopeful Boris Johnson Accused of Saying ‘F*** Families' of 7/7 Terror Attacks

    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.

  • @amber__luke/Instagram
    Last update: 15:40 16.06.2019
    15:40 16.06.2019

    Bombshell Reveals She Spent $26,000 on Transformation From Sweetheart to Blue-Eyed Dragon

    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.

  • Armed men loyal to the Houthi movement hold their weapons as they gather to protest against a Saudi-led coalition air strike that hit a hospital operated by Medecins Sans Frontieres in northern Yemen, in the capital Sanaa August 16, 2016
    Last update: 15:10 16.06.2019
    15:10 16.06.2019

    Egypt Condemns Houthi Attacks on Saudi Airports

    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.

  • US President Donald Trump speaks with Scott Sauritch, the president of the United Steelworkers Union local 2227, prior to signing new tariffs measure on steel and aluminum imports.
    Last update: 14:55 16.06.2019
    14:55 16.06.2019

    Here’s Which US Imports to India Hurt Most as Delhi Retaliates Amid Trade Tensions

    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 picture obtained by AFP from Iranian State TV IRIB on June 13, 2019 reportedly shows smoke billowing from a tanker said to have been attacked off the coast of Oman, at un undisclosed location
    Last update: 14:47 16.06.2019
    14:47 16.06.2019

    Gulf of Oman: Timing of Strike Proves Iran Wasn't Involved in It – Security Analyst


    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.

    Attack on Tankers in Gulf of Oman
  • Britain's infrastructure unprepared for blackouts
    Last update: 14:35 16.06.2019
    14:35 16.06.2019

    Massive Power Failure Leaves Millions of People in Several Latin American Countries Without Electricity (PHOTO, VIDEO)

    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.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau
    Last update: 14:13 16.06.2019
    14:13 16.06.2019

    Canadian Intelligence Service Purged File on Justin Trudeau's Father – Report

    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.

  • An oil tanker is on fire in the sea of Oman, Thursday, June 13, 2019
    Last update: 13:08 16.06.2019
    13:08 16.06.2019

    Intel Shows Iran 'Almost Certainly' Behind Tanker Attacks, UK Foreign Secretary Hunt Claims

    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.

    Attack on Tankers in Gulf of Oman
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife, Sara
    Last update: 12:52 16.06.2019
    12:52 16.06.2019

    Israeli PM Netanyahu's Wife Fined $15,000 for Misuse of State Funds

    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.