The South Korean authorities will carry out additional testing of the electromagnetic emission of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system to be deployed by the United States in the country in an attempt to alleviate health concerns of the local population, the South Korean Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that any moves by Turkey to reintroduce the death penalty will immediately end the country’s EU accession process. Sputnik discussed the matter with Murat Bilhan, vice president of the Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies, an Istanbul-based independent think tank.
Two more people have been put in detention over suspected links to the Nice terror attack, media reported Tuesday, citing a source close to the investigation.
A group of Daesh supporters who were working to recruit new fighters among Central Asian immigrants in Russia's Tver region has been detained, the Russian Interior Ministry said Tuesday.
As the Iraqi army and its allied Peshmerga units prepare a major offensive on Mosul to flush out Daesh terrorists, Helgurd Hikmet, a representative of the Regional Government of Kurdistan, discussed the details of the upcoming operation with Sputnik.
The military operation carried out by the Afghan security forces resulted in the killing of the Daesh jihadist group leader for the eastern Nangarhar province, a spokesman for the local governor said Tuesday.
Russia's Rosatom nuclear energy corporation plans to focus on advanced 3D printing as part of its non-core business strategy, Aleksey Dub, the state corporation's science and innovations division deputy director, said.
Refugees have affectionately referred to Angela Merkel as "Mutti" (mama), praising the chancellor for her open door policy that has allowed more than a million of asylum seekers to settle in Germany. But a week of migrant-related terror in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg has given birth to a new nickname for Merkel, "Mutter Terroresia."
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday after the deadly knife attack at a care facility for persons with disabilities in Sagamihara, the Kremlin press service said.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday that he had discussed measures that could be taken to implement Russia-US agreements on Syria with US Secretary of State John Kerry.
Belgium’s economic losses over the consequences of the March terrorist attacks in Brussels have amounted to 935 million euro (some $1.03 billion) in the first quarter of 2016, which is around 0.1 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), the Belgian Ministry of Economy said Tuesday.
The Czech Republic is ready to accept 80 Syrian refugees from camps in Turkey as part of Ankara-Brussels migrant deal, Interior Ministry spokeswoman Hana Mala said Tuesday.
The man behind the deadly knife attack at a facility for disabled people in Japan, Satoshi Uematsu, was in treatment in a hospital for the mentally ill earlier this year after expressing intention to kill people with disabilities, local media reported Tuesday.
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