“Hand-in-Hand” joint military exercises are a symbolic result of 2018 that was successful for Sino-Indian relations, the Indian press noted, referencing the Chinese-Indian anti-terrorism exercises that began on Tuesday, 11 December, in Chengdu, in southwestern China.
In Germany people won’t be allowed to adopt pets over the festive period. Sputnik spoke about it to Emily Birch, a Clinical Animal Behaviourist at Canine Consultancy.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said foreign military aircraft will continue arriving in the South American country in the coming months amid the visit of Russian planes to Venezuela.
A high-speed Turkish train crashed in Ankara, Turkey, local media reported. There is no information yet on how many casualties the incident caused.
A new technology will allow banks to track suspicious payments as they move around the world in a crackdown on bank transfer fraud. Sputnik spoke about it to Nicholas Ryder, Professor in Financial Crime at the University of the West of England.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Ottawa is aware of a second Canadian questioned by Chinese authorities and is working to locate him, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said during a press conference.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) on Wednesday took total control over purchasing of commercial satellites to avoid communication gaps on the battlefield, General Jay Raymond said in a press release on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United Nations is designating $10 million to prepare for the possible spread of Ebola across Africa, the UN’s humanitarian affairs office said in a press release on Wednesday.
Lawyers for Harvey Weinstein said they have found “extraordinary” e-mails from the most vocal accusers proving that they made up the accusations of sexual abuse against him.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been a quintessentially millennial phenomenon, brashly bursting on to the scene last year, breaking away from their conservative printed parents, before fluctuating in value. Sputnik spoke about it with Dr PJ Radcliffe; Senior Lecturer in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT University.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer accused the US President of throwing a “temper tantrum” during the meeting in the White House and asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to walk the president back.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in a statement said she agreed to a deal with colleagues in the House Democratic Caucus to impose term limits on senior leadership positions within the party.