F-18 Jet From USS Carl Vinson Heading to N Korea Crashes...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A pilot flying an F/A-18E combat aircraft ejected safely from his cockpit on landing approach to the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and was recovered unharmed...

Assad Not Ruling Out Russian Ground Troops' Help in Syria

DAMASCUS (Sputnik) — Syria could require Russian military assistance on the ground if terrorists change course and recruit more fighters from abroad, Assad told Sputnik. "Maybe in the...

Maduro Says Ready for Elections Amid Anti-Government Protests in Caracas

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Speaking at a pro-government rally in the capital, Caracas, on Wednesday, Maduro called opposition leader Julio Borges a "coward," as quoted by The Washington Post,...

What It's Like to Be Stranded in Pyongyang Airport (PHOTOS)

As a result, more than a hundred foreign guests who had attended the 105th birthday celebrations of the Communist country’s founding father, Kim Il-sung, were...

Obama's Sanctions Keep on Giving: Russian Agriculture Thrives Amid Restrictions

The Russian government expects the 13.7 billion rubles in new assistance to help not only farmers, but the domestic agricultural machinery sector as well. In the first six...

Swedes Microchip Themselves, Become Guinea Pigs in Digital Dystopia

(updated 10:47 19.04.2017) Using today's cutting-edge technology, a microchip, which takes half a second to install, can be read from several decimeters' distance, and its contents...

Emirates Cuts Flights to US, Citing Trump’s Policies

(updated 02:41 20.04.2017) Emirates, the Dubai government-owned airline, claims that the Trump administration’s attempts to bar travellers from six Muslim majority countries has hurt their business,...

‘Continue to Squeeze’ Kim Jong-un, and ‘He Will Break’

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States should not engage in any hasty actions against North Korea at this point, but should rather keep exerting pressure in tandem with China, former speaker...

Where’s Mozart, Mate? Airbus Mixes Up Austria With Australia

(updated 16:22 20.04.2017) Austria and Australia are two very different countries, 16,000 kilometers apart. One is associated with blazing sunshine and beer, the other mountains...
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Military Hardware Movement in Far East Part of Drills – Senior...

  MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The movement of military hardware in Russia's Far East is part of an approved plan of exercises for the combat training of Russia's Armed Forces, media claims that...

Northern Ireland Talks Resume in Bid to Break Political Deadlock

Negotiations broke down before Easter after the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Fein failed to agree to form a coalition in the Northern Ireland Executive, marking three months...

Over 50% in US Happy With Current Personal Financial Situation

(updated 14:10 19.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to a Gallup survey, in 2007 the number of people happy with their financial situation stood at 55 percent, afterward it went...
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