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Gas Well Explodes in US State of Pennsylvania

A gas well has exploded and caught fire in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Germany Will Deploy Troops in Lithuania to 'Contain' Russia

The German Bundeswehr is planning to deploy its soldiers in Lithuania as part of NATO's mission aimed at "containing" possible Russian aggression, German media reported.

Iran-Turkey Economic Ties to Gain Momentum With Lifting of Sanctions

Trade and economic ties between Turkey and Iran will be boosted by the lifting of the international sanctions imposed on the Islamic republic over its nuclear program, Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Bulent Tufenkci said Friday.

US-Led Coalition Against Daesh Launches Six Strikes in Syria, 16 in Iraq

The US-led coalition destroyed a number of Daesh targets in Iraq and Syria.

Putin’s Chef Shares Recipe of Traditional Kremlin Easter Cake

With the Orthodox Easter holiday quickly approaching, confectioners from the Presidential Property Management Department shared their special recipes for the traditional Easter cake made for Vladimir Putin and taught journalists how to make it.

Russian Consulate Attacked by al-Nusra Front Terrorists in Syria's Aleppo

The Russian consulate building came under fire by al-Nusra Front terrorists in Aleppo, Syria's second largest city, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

Donbass Elections Impossible Amid Kiev's Military Operation - Russian Envoy

Elections in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region are impossible while Kiev continues it's so-called anti-terrorism operation, Russia's envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group said Friday.

Turkish Authorities Deport Finnish Journalist Over Alleged 'Terror Links'

Finnish journalist Taina Niemela, who was detained in the Van province in eastern Turkey, will be deported from the country for having alleged links to terrorism.

Germany: Escalation of Violence in Syria Could Derail Peace Talks in Geneva

The German government has condemned the recent deadly attack on a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to government spokesman.

#ImpossibleChoices: Celebrities Tell World Leaders to 'Put Humanity First'

The latest celebrity campaign in aid of refugees has been launched and there are a number of high profile names that have made an appearance, however it's not the first campaign that a celebrity has pledged to support a humanitarian cause. Here's a selection of others put together by Sputnik.

UK Charges Two With Funding Terrorist Linked to Paris, Brussels Attacks

Westminster Magistrates' Court in London has charged two men from Birmingham with financing Mohamed Abrini reportedly linked to terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels.

Turkey’s Constitution, Multipolar Missile Tests, India’s Uighur Scandal

Our show starts off by talking about the beginning of the South Sudan peace deal and the murderous rampage that a group of South Sudanese refugees carried out in western Ethiopia.

'Silent' Period in Syria's Latakia to Begin April 30 - Russian MoD

The head of the Russian reconciliation center in Syria urged the warring sides in Latakia on Friday to observe the so-called "silent period."

PC Ghostbusters

If your computer loads up slowly or refuses to boot up, it’s likely that it was infected with a virus. But if human illnesses usually require dialing 911, for PC owners, whose systems are haunted with malware, the question “Who you gonna call?” has a different answer - “antivirus experts”.

Is Universal Basic Income Now Essential?

The idea of a basic income for everybody, has been around for a long time. The 18th-century radical Thomas Paine, more recently, Martin Luther King, even the free-market guru Milton Friedman have all advocated systems which have a lot in common with Universal Basic Income (UBI), but for some reason, this idea was forgotten about.

Latvia Police to Probe Riga Mayor’s Cartoon Criticizing Soviet Reparations

The Latvian Security Police said on Friday it would investigate a complaint leveled at the capital city’s mayor for publishing a caricature targeting the chair of the committee tasked with calculating damages from so-called Soviet occupation.

European Parliament in Privacy Battle With Commission Over EU-US Data Deal

Two institutions of the European Union - the Parliament and the Commission - are at loggerheads over data privacy protection under Privacy Shield, the replacement of the Safe Harbor agreement, deemed "unlawful" by the European Court of Justice.

Remarks by Barack Obama in Address to the People of Europe, by Barack Obama

Thank you so much. (Applause.) Thank you. Guten tag! It is wonderful to see all of you, and I want to begin by thanking Chancellor Merkel for being here. (Applause.) On behalf of the American people, I want to thank Angela for being a champion of our alliance. Show More Summary

Teenagers Are Having Fewer Kids—Here's Why

The number of teenage women having children has hit an all-time low, thanks in large part to increased contraceptive access and use among Hispanic and African American teenagers, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control...Show More Summary

Hostilities Escalation in Syria's Aleppo, Latakia, Damascus 'Must Stop'

Hostilities in Syria's Latakia, Aleppo and Damascus must end despite certain forces working to undermine political settlement, one of the leaders of the Syrian Popular Front for Change and Liberation, Qadri Jamil, said Friday.

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