China and Pakistan agreed to accelerate the building of the economic corridor from Xinjiang to Gwadar, Chinese state media reported. Accelerated construction fits in a China's strategy on strengthening its influence in the Indian Ocean and the Middle East, Russian experts told Sputnik.
The death toll from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake in central Italy rose to 250 people, with 365 injured, Civil Protection Department spokeswoman Immacolata Postiglione said at a briefing Thursday.
The US may establish a no-fly zone in northern Syria, following the Turkish "Euphrates Shield" operation, in addition to one Washington has allegedly implemented in Hasakah, Dr. Ron Paul and Daniel McAdams suggested.
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Pakistani-American 12-year-old says he was first bullied by classmates then criminalized by administrators. A 12-year-old boy with severe learning disabilities was forced “under extreme duress” by his school officials to write a false...Show More Summary
Turkey's operation in northern Syria is essential for national as well as for European and global security, Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik said on Thursday.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Loefven sees no immediate threat emanating from Moscow but acknowledges that Russia’s actions have spurred Sweden to strengthen its relations with other states, the official said Thursday.
The boss of an Austrian-Bosnian drinks manufacturer has denied allegations that his company, Sultan Drinks, finances Islamist propaganda, following media reports claiming it did.
Ahead of a Thursday speech in which Hillary Clinton is expected to attack Donald Trump's ties to the "alt-right" movement, her campaign dropped a video tying Trump to his most vocally racist supporters, including members of the Ku Klux...Show More Summary
Russia and the United States will work together to develop a common approach for further actions in light of a recent report on the use of chemical weapons by warring sides in Syria, Russia's envoy to UN Vitaly Churkin said Thursday...
Member of the Russian Paralympic team for fencing, Roman Fedyaev, lost a leg in an accident on the slopes. The athlete continues to prepare for the world’s main sporting event, although the chances of getting there are shrinking with each passing day.
Protesters in London rallied outside the French embassy Thursday, August 25, in solidarity with Muslim women and determined to speak out against the controversial ban on a specific kind of swimsuit also known as a burkini.
Riyadh is trying to minimize civilian casualties while conducting its bombing campaign in Yemen, the Saudi foreign minister said.
Washington preferred Ankara to its Kurdish allies in Syria, a private intelligence firm said.
The pro-NATO Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies in Belgrade (CEAS), which regularly churns out longlists of “Kremlin agents in Serbia,” is holding a news conference about their future plans and only “targeted representatives of certain media” have been invited.
Turkish leadership has stated that its military operation in northern Syria is designed to push Daesh out of Jarablus, but the offensive was launched "right after" Kurdish forces secured major victories in the region, Idris Baluken of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) told Sputnik, adding that this points to Ankara's true goals.
Turkey's military operation to clear the northern Syrian town of Jarablus from militants is a violation of the Arab republic's sovereignty and therefore Ankara should coordinate actions with the legitimate government in Damascus, Tarek Ahmad, a member of the Hmeimim group of internal Syrian opposition, told Sputnik on Thursday.
The United States, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Britain have worked out a new approach toward the resolution of the conflict in Yemen.
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Popular American actor Steven Seagal met President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko who showed his guest around the country’s capital, introduced him to the national cuisine, presented him with some gifts, including a watermelon, and fed him a carrot, which was freshly picked from the fields.