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 2018-04-26 16:58 

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'Trump Has Focused on Building Bilateral Relations With Asian Countries'- Prof....

The United States could invest up to 1.5 billion dollars to counter China's interests in the Indo-Pacific region, according to a document posted by Senator Corey Gardner. Radio Sputnik spoke with Professor Sanjay Kumar Pandey from Jawaharlal Nehru Uni...

 2018-04-26 16:57 

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Poland Plans to Safeguard Iran Nuclear Deal During in UNSC Foreign Minister...

WARSAW (Sputnik) - Poland will safeguard the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly referred to as the Iran nuclear deal, as the chair of UN Security Council (UNSC), the country's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Thursday....

 2018-04-26 16:53 

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US Senate Approves Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State...

Fifty-two out of 100 senators have approved the nomination of Mike Pompeo for the position of the US top diplomat as the voting is still going on....

 2018-04-26 16:53 

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No Victims of Alleged Chemical Attack Found in Syrian Douma - Moscow...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - No victims, casualties or even traces of use of chemical weapons have been found in Syria's Douma, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday....

 2018-04-26 16:44 

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US Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Mueller...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a bill to protect the Special Counsel Robert Mueller and preserve his Russia investigation....

 2018-04-26 16:22 

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Blast Hits Wisconsin Refinery: Six People Injured...

The local fire chief has reported that at least six people have been injured as a result of the fire. No immediate information as to the reasons of the explosion is available at the moment....

 2018-04-26 16:20 

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Trump's Attorney Takes The 5th; Macron Takes Shots at Trump...

On this episode of Fault Lines, guests join hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan discussing the "resistance" and allies in the mainstream media cheerleading for the investigation into Trump....

 2018-04-26 15:59 

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Armenian Protests a 'Normal Expectation' Given Economic Situation - Researcher...

Tens of thousands of protesters are still on the streets in Armenia despite forcing the resignation of Serzh Sargsyan as prime minister. Sputnik spoke to Nareg Seferian, an independent researcher in Yerevan, who explained what had triggered the demonstrat...

 2018-04-26 15:47 

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Trump to Visit UK on July 13 - White House...

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders has told reporters that the date for the US president's working visit to Britain has been set....

 2018-04-26 15:39 

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EU's Barnier Says Brexit is a Lose-Lose Situation...

European Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier said today that Brexit is a lose-lose situation and warned that the cost of Brexit will be "substantially" higher for the UK than the European Union (EU.)...

 2018-04-26 15:37 

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Deutsche Bank Publishes 80% Loss in Net Income Amid Strategy Shift...

The bank's first financial report following the replacement of its CEO and several other top executives, as well as the change in its expansion strategy, suggests that it may reduce its costlier and risker branches, focusing on wealthy European client...

 2018-04-26 15:37 

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Russian Delegation to OPCW Holds Press Briefing (VIDEO)...

An 11-year-old Syrian boy, whom the White Helmets NGO used in their video about a "chemical attack" in Syria's Douma on April 7 in exchange for food, and his father, who has also denied that any attack took place, are expected to speak before ...

 2018-04-26 15:29 

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New Skittles "Russian Mix" Celebrate FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia...

The mix will be in traditional Russian national colours - white, blue and red. Company had to make some changes and print traditional S logo in pale blue on white candies with apple flavour....

 2018-04-26 15:18 

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Support for Ireland's Exit From EU May Grow Amid Brexit Talks - UKIP Lawmaker...

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - Support for Ireland's exit from the EU might grow amid talks on the issue of the post-Brexit border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, which would become a quick solution to the heated negotiations, Paul Nuttall...

 2018-04-26 15:16 

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Bavaria's 'Crosses' Order Deemed 'Frightful Message' by German MP...

In an interview with Sputnik, German politician Uli Grtsch commented on the controversial initiative of the Bavarian authorities to hang up crosses in all the federal state's public buildings in a bid to retain its identity....

 2018-04-26 15:14 

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Reuters Video Stirs Up "Illegitimacy" of Russia's Presence in Syria - Scholar...

Reuters has claimed to have information about Russian private contractors, purportedly fighting on Damascus' side in Syria, moving to an army base in Russia. Russia says that its nationals who may be in Syria are not part of the Russian armed forces. ...

 2018-04-26 15:10 

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Israeli Envoy to UN Claims Iran Recruted Over 80,000 Muslim Fighters in Syria...

As the Israeli ambassador specified, the recruitment base is located just a few miles from Damascus....

 2018-04-26 15:07 

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Trump: Some Files on Kennedy Assassination to Remain Classified Until 2021...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Some files about the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy will remain classified for at least three more years to protect national security and US relations with foreign countries, President Donald Trump said in a memor...

 2018-04-26 15:03 

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Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Reportedly Have 80 Percent of Available Bitcoins...

According to standing bitcoin "rules," a total of 21 million bitcoins can be mined. How soon will the remaining 20 percent be mined and what will happen next is anyone's guess....

 2018-04-26 14:59 

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Inter-Korean Summit Could Help South Korea Have Voice in Future Peace Talks...

MOSCOW (Sputnik), Tommy Yang - By hosting a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Friday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in has raised his country's position in the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula and could continue to play an importa...

 2018-04-26 14:51 

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Pompeo Likely to 'Convey to Allies, Enemies' Strength of US Army - Professor...

The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the confirmation of Mike Pompeo to be the next Secretary of State. Pompeo, who is currently the director of the CIA, was nominated by Trump to replace Rex Tillerson. Sputnik discussed this with Dr. Ky...

 2018-04-26 14:51 

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WATCH Marvelous View of 2018 World Cup Stadium in Russia's Samara...

Watch a video captured from a bird's eye view featuring a stadium in the Russian city of Samara that will host a number of the matches during the 2018 FIFA World Cup....

 2018-04-26 14:46 

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It's a Postburster! Alien Day Celebrations Ripping Twitter Apart...

The truth is out there and so is alien life, according to those who believe in life beyond earth. Online users, who just like the fictional character Fox Mulder are fascinated with the idea of the extra-terrestrial, celebrated their love of the famous sci...

 2018-04-26 14:40 

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US Going to Expand Fight in Syria - Mattis...

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis explained the country's decision not to withdraw troops from Syria during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing by the increased Daesh offensives in the region....

 2018-04-26 14:29 

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The Protests Will Continue on May 14 and Beyond - Palestinian Foreign Minister...

Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister Riyad Maliki told Sputnik how Palestinians mark Israeli Independence Day, shared his thoughts about the countries moving their embassies to Jerusalem and promiced that Israel will never become a non-permanent member in...

 2018-04-26 14:20 

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Shuttle Diplomacy: What's Behind Macron's Three-Day Visit to Washington...

French President Emmanuel Macron has emerged nothing short of an "EU speaker" during his three-day visit to Washington, Russian academic Gevorg Mirzayan noted, adding that the French president's shuttle diplomacy has yet to bear fruit....

 2018-04-26 14:19 

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UK Labour Party Blames Conservatives for Surge in Violent Crime...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Louise Haigh, the shadow policing minister of the UK Labour Party, on Thursday made a significant criticism of the Conservative Party for its failure to protect the public amid the increase in knife and gun crime in England and Wales....

 2018-04-26 14:15 

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Cutting-Edge Security Measures on Modern Russian Nuclear Power Plants...

Thirty-two years have passed since the horrible disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant showed the world how disastrous peaceful nuclear energy can be, if proper security precautions aren't implemented....

 2018-04-26 14:14 

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Boosting Syrian Air Defenses Will Scale Down US, Israeli Ambitions - Lawmaker...

Earlier this week, Israeli Defense Minister vowed to retaliate if Syria uses the Russian-made S-300 long-range surface-to-air missile systems against Tel Aviv....

 2018-04-26 14:09 

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Syria Supports Hungary's Policies on Migration, Middle East MFA Source...

Hungary's decision to fund the construction of a hospital in Syria and its calls for the European Union (EU) to rebuild the war-torn country instead of encouraging migration have been met with support from the Syrian government, according to a governm...

 2018-04-26 14:06 

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US Strategy For Winning Future Wars Makes Hypersonic Weapons Priority Mattis...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) Development of hypersonic weapons has become a top priority in a range of technological innovations targeted by US military planners to increase the lethality of US forces to a level needed to defeat adversaries in battle, Secretary o...

 2018-04-26 13:45 

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Erdogan Signs Law to Harmonize Election System With Recent Reforms - Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a law aimed at harmonization of the Turkish electoral system in line with the recently approved constitutional reforms, the Anadolu news agency reported....

 2018-04-26 13:44 

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US Senator Releases Report on Pentagon Mismanagement of Afghanistan Program...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A new report details chronic mismanagement by the Pentagon of a program designed to provide counterinsurgency intelligence experts to train members of the Afghan National Security Forces, US Senator Claire McCaskill's office sai...

 2018-04-26 13:36 

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700-Year-Old Indian Banyan Tree Kept Alive on Drip (VIDEO)...

The Pillalamarri Banyan tree, as it is locally known, is one of the main tourist attractions of the south Indian state of Telangana. The tree, from a distance, gives the appearance of a small hillock with green foliage. The 700-year-old banyan tree and it...

 2018-04-26 13:31 

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Protests to Remain Trend in Armenian Politics But PM Powers to Stay Unchecked...

MOSCOW (Sputnik), Sofya Grebenkina - Anti-government protests are set to be a trend in the future of Armenian politics, as voters see this as a legitimate way to curb abuse of office, but constitutional reform of the prime ministerial post will unlikely f...

 2018-04-26 13:19 

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Trump Says He's Not Involved With Justice Department's Russia Probe...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said in an interview on Thursday that he has not been involved with the Justice Department because they are involved in a witch hunt against him, but he may change his mind in the future....

 2018-04-26 13:19 

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UK May Set Up Satellite Program Separate From EU - Reports...

Britain may seek to capitalise on the market in space travel and exploration by developing its own global satellite navigation system, potentially in partnership with countries as disparate as Canada, Australia and New Zealand....

 2018-04-26 13:17 

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Blades to Blame for More Murders in London, Met Police Crime Stats Reveals...

The latest crime statistics for London reveal the number of people murdered in Britain's capital has risen by 44 percent while knife crime increased by 21 percent....

 2018-04-26 13:14 

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China Puts 'Guam Killer' Missile Into Service Amid Ongoing Drills Near Taiwan...

The Chinese Air Force has stated that the country's fighter jets, reconnaissance planes and bombers have taken part in "combat drills" around Taiwan as part of a series of exercises "to strengthen its capacity to safeguard national soverei...

 2018-04-26 13:12 

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Italian City Bans New Sex, Kebab Shops to 'Preserve Historical Center'...

The new regulation has recently been approved by the administration of the city of Pistoia in Tuscany. The city's mayor said that local residents do not need more foreign shops and other similar enterprises in the historic downtown, according to Tosca...

 2018-04-26 13:12 

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US Veterans Affairs Secretary Nominee Jackson Withdraws From Consideration...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Dr. Ronny Jackson said in a statement on Thursday that he has withdrawn from consideration as Trump's nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary....

 2018-04-26 13:12 

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Trump Says Several Dates Under Consideration for Meeting with Kim Jong-un...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said in an interview on Thursday that at least three or four dates are being considered for his upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un....

 2018-04-26 13:00 

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High Stakes: Russians Play Football Match 6,500 Feet Above Sea Level in Sochi...

It is even possible to play the beautiful game in snow-capped mountains to pass the time before the start of the World Cup....

 2018-04-26 12:57 

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Key Corbyn Supporter Savages Critics Over Anti-Semitism 'Smear'...

Questions over the extent of anti-Semitism in the UK Labour Party has emerged as yet another factional fault-line between the pro and anti-Corbyn camps....

 2018-04-26 12:54 

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Booty-Full Doll: Miss Bumbum Barbie Causes Outrage Among Parents...

The Barbie doll in a yellow swimsuit and high heels has a huge butt lift which has become the center of a great controversy....

 2018-04-26 12:49 

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Indian Team Visits Russian Defense Facilities Amid US Sanctions Threat...

New Delhi has sent Director General (Acquisition) Apurva Chandra of India's Ministry of Defense to Russia, where he is currently visiting various industrial facilities and holding talks with officials on future projects that have the potential to pave...

 2018-04-26 12:41 

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Nigeria's Senate Summons Country's President...

President Muhammadu Buhari is to testify on his administration's response to clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the central states of the country....

 2018-04-26 12:34 

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Bird Strike: WATCH F/A-18 Catches Fire During Demo Flight...

Flight emergencies happen for a whole host of reasons and one that's becoming increasingly prevalent is when a bird crosses paths with a plane....

 2018-04-26 12:31 

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Gas Tanker Rams Into School Bus in India, Killing 1 and Injuring 17 Children...

The reasons of an incident, involving a bus, carrying children haven't been provided yet....

 2018-04-26 12:31 

Sputnik International

Iran Vows to Pull Out of Nuclear Deal if US Exits It - Senior Official...

According to a senior advisor to Iran's Supreme leader, as quoted by the Fars news agency, the country won't accept any amendments to the JCPOA, also known as the Iran nuclear deal, which don't benefit Tehran....

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