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Poland has been warned that it must de-classify details of an investigation into a secret CIA jail in the country, or it will be in breach of a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling, according to the lawyer of a former inmate who was held at the facility.
Iran has taken a pause in nuclear negotiations with P5+1 negotiators, a source in the Iranian delegation told Sputnik on Wednesday.
March 31 was the deadline for Visa and MasterCard to switch the processing of their operations in Russia to the National Card Payment System. However, Visa said last week it still needs up to two months to transfer processing of transactions made on its credit cards in Russia
While retreating from advancing military forces in Nigeria, Boko Haram slaughtered many women and girls they had taken as "wives and captives."
Amid recent flare-ups, a new report by the Israeli military suggests that the Syrian Civil War has made Hezbollah stronger, and another all-out conflict between the two could result in the deaths of hundreds of Israeli citizens.
The Turkish parliament has approved an agreement with Japan for the construction of the country's second nuclear power plant in the northern province of Sinop on the Black Sea coast, an official statement on Wednesday said.
The US Administration will be disappointed with and the Congress will be very skeptical of the current nuclear talks' results, former US State Department official Robert Einhorn predicted.
German and Ukrainian governments signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday on Berlin’s allocation of a $539-million loan to Kiev, the Ukrainian government portal reported.
In Great Britain, parents fear that their children might move to Syria and join the terrorists during the Easter break.
In early April, Ukraine plans to start wall building on the border with Russia. Brussels is not delighted about the fact that Kiev will spend a substantial part of the EU aid package for this purpose.
At least two attackers were shot trying to raid the Istanbul police headquarters, local media report.
Kiev is also secretly redeploying its heavy weaponry along the contact line in violation of the Minsk agreement, according to Donetsk.
April 1st isn't just about April Fool's - it's a time to look at the new tax laws introduced by the British government at the start of the new financial year.
A 19-year-old UK national was charged with terrorism offenses after being arrested at the Luton Airport after arriving from Istanbul, local police said Wednesday.
Ankara's recently announced plan to host the US-led training of Syrian rebels will put Turkish citizens in danger, Turkish lawmaker and former ambassador to Washington Faruk Logoglu told Sputnik on Wednesday.
In an effort to reduce costs and increase commonalities across platforms, the US Navy is planning to put a new ship radar system on the second Ford-class aircraft carrier, the USS Kennedy, as well as the third big-deck America-class amphibious assault ship, dubbed LHA 8.
Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej has signed a decree authorizing the government to lift the martial law in the country, the ruling military junta announced on national television Wednesday.
As many as 300 employees of state-owned Mexican company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) have been evacuated from an oil platform off the coast of Campeche, Mexico after a fire broke out Wednesday, the company said on Twitter.
The Saudi-led multinational aerial campaign in Yemen is helping Al-Qaeda militants escape from prisons there, a Qatari journalist warned.