Spanish Enclave of Ceuta Reopens Border Checkpoint for Moroccan Vendors

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Cross-border transit in Ceuta was suspended on August 9 after hundreds of undocumented migrants attempted to trespass the border seeking to get to Spain. The Tarajal checkpoint is a...

Driver Who Ran Over Barcelona Policemen Unconnected to Deadly Van Ramming

MADRID (Sputnik) — "This man is dead, he was a Spaniard, his connection to terrorists has not been confirmed," Josep Lluis Trapero said at a press conference....

Why the World Cup Might Change British People's Minds About Russia

"Most British people will never go to Russia in their whole life. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity," Alexei Cherepanov told Sputnik. Mr. Cherepanov said...

US State Dept. Seeks to Purchase Non-Lethal Weapons to Train Ukrainian...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The INL is willing to buy up to 320 Glock training pistols, 700,000 non-lethal 9mm cartridges and 128 sets of gear. According to the Federal...

Merkel's Conservatives Leading With 40% of Popular Support Ahead of Election

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the GMS poll issued on Wednesday, public support for the CDU/CSU has increased by one percent, whereas support for SPD has decreased from 23 to 22...

Saakashvili Plans to Return to Ukraine From Poland in September

KIEV (Sputnik) – Former Governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Region and ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili said on Wednesday he would return to Ukraine on September 10 despite the loss of the...

Latvia to Send Observers to Russia-Belarus Zapad-2017 Drills

RIGA (Sputnik) – Latvia will send three observers to the Russia-Belarus joint military exercises dubbed Zapad-2017 ("West-2017"), slated for September 14-20, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday....

Invisible Frontier: UK 'Doesn't Want Brexit Posts' on Irish Border

Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK which will share a land border with a European Union member state from March 2019. On Tuesday the...

Money Talks: Ukrainian MPs Hoard Millions in Bitcoins

Three Ukrainian MPs – Oleksandr Urbansky, Dmitry Belotserkovets and Dmitry Golubov – turned out to be the owners of a vast amount of bitcoins. According to e-declarations submitted...

Drug Deaths in Scotland Rise Over 20% Reaching Highest Rate Since...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The number of drug-related deaths in Scotland has increased by 23 percent year-on-year to almost 900 in 2016, which is the highest rate since 1996, the National Records...

UK Police Charge Man With Three Counts of Terror Offenses

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A man arrested by London Metropolitan Police earlier this month was charged with three counts of terrorism offenses on Tuesday, a statement released by the police said....

Fallen Tree Kills at Least 12 People in Portugal’s Madeira

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – An enormous tree fell amid an annual religious festival in the city of Funchal on the Portuguese island of Madeira, killing 12 people and injuring 52...
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