The famed Portuguese footballer found himself at the epicentre of a legal scandal in September 2018 after an American woman filed a lawsuit against him, having accused him of raping her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. He has consistently denied the allegations.
Donald Trump's anti-Huawei crusade is gaining steam with major tech corporations suspending cooperation with the Chinese telecom company. American and British observers have weighed up Huawei's chances of withstanding the pressure and expressed hope that the upcoming Xi-Trump G20 meeting may contribute to the revival of US-China trade talks.
The producer still faces criminal charges over sex crimes in New York and is expected to go on trial this September.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia detected 20 foreign airplanes while they were carrying out reconnaissance missions near the country's airspace, a weekly infographic by the Russian Armed Forces' official newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda showed on Friday.
Voters in the UK and the Netherlands are casting their ballots on Thursday in the European Parliamentary election. While Brexit sets the mood in the UK, Dutch Nexit proponents appear to be gaining popularity in Holland.
A single-seat General Dynamics F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse in Los Angeles as it was attempting to land at its home airbase. Although the pilot managed to eject, 13 people on the ground sought medical attention as a result of the accident.
The man was noticed by the FBI after he began expressing interest online in the Hamas militant group, which is considered to be a terrorist organisation by the US, Israel, and a number of other states.
Attributing responsibility to parties that took to Muslim appeasement to win elections for the rise of Hindu fanatics, a political analyst opines that Modi’s thumping win will help him push his economic and social reforms, but not tame aggressive Hindu elements - something which could taint the government
Just days before the European Parliament elections, German vlogger Rezo, who has an over 2-million-strong following on the video platform, tore into Germany’s governing Christian Democratic Union and other parties. The politicians launched a counter-attack, promising a video response.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow believes that it is dangerous to create new dividing lines in the Middle East, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said on Thursday, commenting on the possible creation of the so-called Arab NATO that could counter Iran.