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Kashmir Militants Kill Eight, Injure 20 Indian Police Officers in Ambush

Eight ndian security personnel were killed and 20 more injured in a gunfight with militants in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, according to local media.

Raise a Cup–of Coffee; WHO No Longer Says It Can Cause Cancer

Caffeine fiends, rejoice! Since 1991, coffee has been saddled with the label, “possibly causes cancer.” As of June 15, coffee got a clean bill of health. The International Agency for Research on Cancer – or IARC – is the WHO agency that evaluates evidence and scientific research on cancer. Show More Summary

Euro-2016 WAGs Battle: Northern Ireland VS Wales

Today the Welsh national team faces Northern Ireland as the Euro-2016 football championship is underway. Sputnik has decided to conduct a poll for all those die-hard sports fans.

'Robots, Teleports and Unmanned Cars': How Russia Makes Sci-Fi Reality

Russia is planning to develop technologies which, so far, can only be seen in "science fiction films," Austrian website Der Standard reported.

Spanish People's Party Says Seeks to Restore Friendly Relations With Russia

Jose Ramon Garcia-Hernandez, the Spain People's Party head of international relations, said that Russia is a friend of Spain and his party wants relationship between Russia and Spain to return to normal as soon as possible.

European Union’s Imperial Overreach

Exclusive: The European Union’s haughty and hasty expansion into low-wage Eastern Europe may be its undoing, as the Brexit vote shows popular resistance to the westward migration of workers that followed, writes Jonathan Marshall. By Jonathan Marshall While few analysts…Read more ?

Brexit Bombshell: Donald Trump and Nigel Farage Have Much in Common

The right-wing populism of the two is more rooted in nationalism than in economic insecurity. Nigel Farage, the leader of the U.K. Independence Party that just helped lead Great Britain to a disastrous vote to leave the European Union,...Show More Summary

Gazprom, CNPC Sign Memorandum on Underground Gas Storage

According to reports, Russian energy giant Gazprom and China’s largest energy producer CNPC signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday that paths the way for building underground gas storage.

Podemos Threatens Spain's Unity By Backing Catalan Independence Referendum

Jose Ramon Garcia-Hernandez, the head of international relations of Spain's ruling People's Party (PP), said that left-wing Podemos party puts at risk the unity of Spain backing an independence referendum to be held in the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia.

The Mysteries of Space: 'Inverted Crater' Discovered on Mars

A peculiar feature that resembles an inverted crater has been spotted on the surface of Mars by NASA researchers.

Russia, China Sign Deal to Protect Space Tech Rights – Space Agency

The Russian and Chinese governments signed an agreement on measures to protect technologies in connection to cooperation on peaceful space exploration and usage as well as creation and exploitation of launch vehicles and land-based space infrastructure, according to the statement of Roscosmos.

Russia Hands Egypt Keys to Brand-New Corvette Warship

Russian Navy spokesman Viktor Kochemazov has confirmed that Russia delivered a R-32 missile corvette to the Egyptian Navy.

UK Turns to Trump, Says Good Riddance to 'Disastrous, Bankrupt' EU

The UK's transatlantic connections and the likely election of Donald Trump as US president make for a bright future outside the EU, UK political commentator Rodney Atkinson told Radio Sputnik.

Russian Central Bank, China's Securities Regulator Agree to Cooperate

The Bank of Russia and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) signed a memorandum of cooperation on Saturday.

Blast Rocks Hotel in Somali Capital Mogadishu

An explosion rocked a hotel in the central part of Somali's capital Mogadishu, media reported on Saturday.

Meyer Lansky’s Heirs Want Money from Cuba

A curious twist in the renewed U.S.-Cuban relations is the claim by Mafia financier Meyer Lansky’s heirs for damages from the loss of Lansky’s Havana casinos, which Fidel Castro nationalized after the revolution in 1959, writes Jack Colhoun. By Jack Colhoun…Read more ?

Whose Land is it Anyway? Trials and Tribulations of Territorial Disputes

The Hague-based arbitration panel is due to decide on the Philippines's lawsuit against China over its allegedly illegal actions in the South China Sea in the near future; this will be the first time an international court takes a decision on the matter.

Rosneft, China Shipbuilding Corp. Sign Contract for Floating Transfer Dock

Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said that Rosneft and China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) made a strategic decision to develop an unprecedented industrial complex with leading edge equipment and technologies to help fulfill the shipbuilding requirements for the Russian Federation and to successfully compete in global shipbuilding markets.

Russia, China Closely Cooperate on Security

Russia and China closely cooperate in the fields of foreign policy and security.

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