• PDVSA
    Last update: 14:23 11.09.2019
    14:23 11.09.2019

    Office of Venezuela's PDVSA Oil Company Opened in Moscow on 6 August - Director General

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The official opening date of the Moscow office of Venezuelan state-owned oil and gas company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) can be considered the same date as it got registered in Russia's Unified State Register of Legal Entities (USRLE), which is 6 August, PDVSA Russia Director General Andrey Grishaev has stated.

  • Last update: 14:09 11.09.2019
    14:09 11.09.2019

    ‘S**tshow’ Remark Exposed by Mic at Pompeo-Mnuchin Presser Amid Bolton’s Departure

    The US secretary of state and treasury secretary were among the first top White House officials who spoke out following the shocking announcement that National Security Adviser John Bolton was leaving the White House. Although their briefing was supposed to focus on new sanctions they were hardly the top theme.

  • Rockets are launched from Gaza Strip to Israel, Sunday, May 5, 2019
    Last update: 13:56 11.09.2019
    13:56 11.09.2019

    Israel Strikes 2 Hamas Posts After Rockets Fired From Gaza - IDF

    Earlier in the day, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) struck over a dozen targets in the Gaza Strip, including a weapons manufacturing site, after the launch of two rockets fired from Gaza on 10 September.

  • Khabib Nurmagomedov, left, and Conor McGregor throw punches during a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
    Last update: 13:52 11.09.2019
    13:52 11.09.2019

    'We Already Beat Him': Khabib's Manager Says Zero Chance of Conor McGregor Rematch

    On 7 September, Russian mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated American fighter Dustin Poirier, thus provoking a daring challenge from Khabib’s former opponent Conor McGregor.

  • Russian Investigative Committee
    Last update: 13:48 11.09.2019
    13:48 11.09.2019

    US Sanctions Against Russian Security Officials Unacceptable, Response to Follow - Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US sanctions against Russian security officials are absolutely unacceptable, this is a continuation of the destructive line, and a response to such decisions will follow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin and US National Security Advisor John Bolton (right) during the meeting, October 23, 2018.
    Last update: 13:43 11.09.2019
    13:43 11.09.2019

    Kremlin Believes Bolton's Resignation Unlikely to Change US-Russian Relations

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Kremlin does not believe that the resignation of US National Security Advisor John Bolton can change the US-Russian relations, the presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said Wednesday.

  • Bollywood actor Salman Khan poses for photographs at Priyanka Chopra and musician Nick Jonas wedding reception in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Dec 20, 2018
    Last update: 13:36 11.09.2019
    13:36 11.09.2019

    Bollywood Megastar Salman Khan Breaks Social Media With Poster of Latest Flick ‘Dabangg-3’

    New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood megastar Salman Khan broke the Internet in India with first motion poster of his upcoming movie 'Dabangg 3'.

  • Pakistani troops patrol near the Line of Control (LoC) --- the de facto border between Pakistan and India -- in Chakothi sector, in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on August 29, 2019
    Last update: 13:30 11.09.2019
    13:30 11.09.2019

    Pakistan Reactivates Seven Terror Launch Pads Along Line of Control - Intel Report

    New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan is preparing to send across about 275 terrorists into India-administered Jammu and Kashmir through the border that separates the two nations in the region, inputs from Indian intelligence agencies have stated.

  • Cannabis
    Last update: 13:29 11.09.2019
    13:29 11.09.2019

    Indian Cities Delhi, Mumbai ‘High’ on Cannabis Consumption List

    New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s cosmopolitan cities of New Delhi and Mumbai have featured among the “Top 10 Cities with the Highest Consumption of Cannabis”, a survey has revealed.

  • A man rides his electric scooter close to the fourth ring road in Beijing on April 20, 2016
    Last update: 13:10 11.09.2019
    13:10 11.09.2019

    Flying Door Knocks Driver Off Scooter in China - Video

    Shocking footage captured on CCTV shows two scooters passing by a storage facility for liquefied gas when a sudden explosion occurred.

  • A South Korean man attends an anti-Japan rally near the Japanese embassy in Seoul, South Korea, August 3, 2019.
    Last update: 12:49 11.09.2019
    12:49 11.09.2019

    South Korea Lodges Complaint With WTO Over Japan's Export Restrictions - Trade Minister

    TOKYO (Sputnik) - Seoul has filed a complaint against Japan at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over Tokyo's decision to introduce export tariffs on materials much needed by South Korean tech manufacturers in what they believe to be a tit-for-tat move in response to a demand for wartime reparations, Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee said on Wednesday.

  • US President Donald Trump speaks during a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) briefing on hurricane Dorian at FEMA Headquarters in Washington
    Last update: 12:49 11.09.2019
    12:49 11.09.2019

    'All Joking Aside': Trump Hints at Staying in Power After 2024 - Photo

    The US president previously stated that Mueller's investigation had stolen two years of his term, going on to joke that it would be fair to extend his time in the White House.

  • Kremlin
    Last update: 12:48 11.09.2019
    12:48 11.09.2019

    Kremlin Not Confirming Claim Suspected CIA Spy Had Access to Russian Intelligence Data

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    The Kremlin earlier confirmed that alleged US spy Smolenkov, who was purportedly evacuated by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 2017, had indeed worked in the presidential administration, but in minor positions.

  • Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as leader of the opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn (bottom) speaks in the House of Commons in London, Britain September 3, 2019
    Last update: 12:26 11.09.2019
    12:26 11.09.2019

    Scottish Judges Rule Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ But UK Government to Appeal

    Boris Johnson shut down the UK Parliament for five weeks on Monday despite furious objections by the opposition. Now he is facing a legal challenge.

  • An employee leaves the BBC offices on Portland Place after the release of the Hutton Report lead to the resignation of BBC Chairman Gavyn Davies in London 28 January, 2004
    Last update: 11:09 11.09.2019
    11:09 11.09.2019

    BBC News Airs ‘I Love to F*** Your A**’ Comment During Internet Trolling TV Feature

    Despite the British state broadcaster swiftly taking down the foul-mouthed comment, many caught sight of it, rolling their eyes at the media outlet’s appalling language standards.

  • Members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) march during the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the outbreak of the devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq, in the capital Tehran on September 22, 2018.
    Last update: 10:37 11.09.2019
    10:37 11.09.2019

    Bolton's Resignation Won't Make Tehran Engage in Talks With US - Iranian Envoy to UN

    US President Donald Trump earlier stated that he had asked the national security advisor to leave the administration, while Bolton said it was his decision to resign.

  • National Memorial and Museum of 11 September attack in New York.
    Last update: 10:34 11.09.2019
    10:34 11.09.2019

    Trump Calls to Lower Flags Across US State Agencies in Commemoration of 9/11 Attacks

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called upon state institutions across the United States to lower flags to half staff to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001.

  • An activist shows fake banknotes during a demonstration outside the European Commission (EC) headquarters.
    Last update: 10:05 11.09.2019
    10:05 11.09.2019

    Jihadi Trace Suspected in Monumental Tax Fraud in Denmark

    The scammers who allegedly relieved the Danish Treasury of millions of dollars in unpaid VAT abused Denmark's “trust-based society” and merely used “an open door”, an expert in money laundering said, warning of similar crimes.

  • New Zealand House
    Last update: 09:30 11.09.2019
    09:30 11.09.2019

    Head of New Zealand's Labour Party Steps Down Over Handling of Sexual Assault Case

    A female volunteer previously told online magazine The Spinoff that she had been violently sexually assaulted by a Labour Party staffer. According to her, the party cleared the man of six separate complaints like hers after an internal investigation.

  • US Justice Department in Washington
    Last update: 08:54 11.09.2019
    08:54 11.09.2019

    Indian Envoy to US Accuses American Media of Peddling 'Incorrect Information'

    New Delhi (Sputnik): Ever since India stripped its restive state of Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, Islamabad has mounted a diplomatic offensive against New Delhi. Pakistan claims, it is a stakeholder in the Kashmir issue and India’s decision was unacceptable.