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Two US marines have got lost in Germany: they misspelled the name of Liechtenstein country and ended up a small town of Lichtenstein in German Saxony, some 600 km north-east from their target; the officers were rescued by the head of the town’s Doll and Toy Museum, who drove then to a train station and sent to Liechtenstein’s capital Vaduz.
The airstrikes of the Turkish Air Force in northern Syria claimed the lives of 25 fighters of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), according to local media.
Rights activists have accused Paris of exporting military equipment to countries that target civilians, according to the investigation website Mediapart.
The twister was apparently hovering in the vicinity of the city's residential areas for about half an hour before dispersing.
Following announcements by police authorities in Canada and Scotland which allow Muslim women to wear a hijab as part of their uniform, the Turkish authorities have lifted a ban on police wearing a headscarf on duty.
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry asks its colleagues from Saudi Arabia to replace the kingdom's ambassador in Baghdad, according to officail statement.
Swiss Defense Minister Guy Parmelin stated that it is clear that the threat of attacks has increased in Switzerland.
Russian Defense Ministry said that Russia has repositioned its airborne troops and marines to ranges located in Crimea and the Krasnodar Territory in the country's south as part of the ongoing snap combat readiness inspections.
Alexander Shchetinin, Russian journalist and a head of an online media outlet, was found shot dead in an apartment in the city of Kiev, Ukraine's capital, according to local police.
Russia is making great progress in developing its missile approach warning system, according to Mikhail Hodoryonok, a military expert writing for the news website Gazeta.ru.
Recent reports suggest that some US shale drillers might be returning to the oil patch, boosting spending on new wells as the price of crude rises to $50 per barrel; Russian experts, however, believe that their success is not as big as is being portrayed, and the recent activity of some shale producers is “just the usual fuss.”
Indonesian law enforcement officers on Sunday detained an alleged follower of the Daesh terrorist group, during his attempt to carry out a suicide bombing in a Catholic church, a spokesman for the country's National Police said.
European Union border management agency Frontex has agreed with several European countries to carry out a "stress test" of border control in the EU, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported.
At least 28 prisoners of Philippines' Lanao Del Sur provincial jail escaped after the prison was attacked by a group of extremists, local media reported Sunday.
Chinese authorities on Sunday launched a freight train route from country's southern city of Guangzhou to Russia's central Kaluga Region, local media reported.
If President Assad is removed from power, it will create a huge power vacuum in the country which will be instantly filled with jihadist groups; they will foul up the county and it will remain a failed state for decades, according to Gunter Meyer, a German political scientist and one of Europe’s leading experts on the Middle East.
According to media reports, at least 10 people were killed and 32 were injured in a Sunday bus accident in southern China.
The United Kingdom allocates additional funding to the protection of country's nuclear power plants (NPP) from potential terror attacks, local media reported Sunday.
The world's first completely soft robot is a prototype for robots which are gentle enough to work closely with living biological organisms, Michael Wehner of Harvard University, one of the scientists involved in the project, told Radio Sputnik.
The issue of sending Fethullah Gulen to Turkey to face trial should be addressed within the framework of existing US law, according to Dr. Alp Aslandogan, executive director of the Alliance for Shared Values, a non-profit organization supporting the Islamic cleric.