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Japan Denies Report About Invitation to Join AUKUS to Develop Hypersonic Weapons
April 13, 2022, 10:37 AM
Last Tuesday, the US, UK, and Australia, which formed a trilateral security alliance in September 2021, announced new cooperation on hypersonic weapons as well as other means of electronic warfare. The three countries are enhancing their defence cooperation which is believed to be designed to deter China in the Indo-Pacific.
Sunak Blames Boris and Carrie Johnson For £50 Partygate Fine, Friends Say
April 13, 2022, 10:35 AM
Rishi Sunak was hotly-tipped to succeed Boris Johnson as prime minister until it emerged last week that his wife Akshata Murty, daughter of Indian billionaire businessman N. R. Narayana Murthy, had potentially avoided paying tens of millions in income tax by maintaining non-domicile status.
Governor of US State of Oklahoma Signs Law Banning Most Abortions
April 13, 2022, 10:35 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The governor of the US state of Oklahoma, Kevin Stitt, has signed a law that makes an abortion procedure a felony, except in special cases when a mother's life is at risk.
Delhi Calls to Combat 'Illegal Fishing' in Indian Ocean Amid Concerns Over China's Actions
April 13, 2022, 10:26 AM
Beijing says it has been "clamping down" on illegal fishing by Chinese fishing vessels around the world. Chinese Foreign Affairs spokesman Hua Chunying said last year that Beijing had adopted a "zero-tolerance" policy towards "law-breaking" activities of the distant water fishing (DWF) fleet.
Russian Helicopters Destroy Ukrainian 'Buk' Missile System - Video
April 13, 2022, 10:24 AM
The Russian Defence Ministry earlier reported that the nation's forces taking part in Moscow's special military operation had destroyed a Ukrainian Buk-M1 (NATO reporting name "Gadfly") air defence system deployed near the village Novomikhailovka on the fringes of the territory controlled by the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR).
Joe Biden Ridiculed Online After Bird Apparently Poops on Him During Iowa Speech
April 13, 2022, 10:17 AM
There have been a few misfortunes during Joe Biden's public speeches, but nature itself has never intervened...until now.
Swedish PM Reportedly Poised to Apply for NATO Membership in June
April 13, 2022, 10:14 AM
The heads of the Swedish and Finnish governments are meeting on 13 April to discuss changes to the European security landscape. According to Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin, the sides will also discuss the prospects for the two countries joining NATO.
Watch Russian Artillery Obliterate Ukrainian Howitzers Amid Moscow's Special Op
April 13, 2022, 10:05 AM
On Wednesday, Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said that a total of 46 Ukrainian military infrastructure objects had been destroyed over the past 24 hours amid Moscow's ongoing special operation in Ukraine.
Elon Musk Sued by Twitter Shareholder for Not Disclosing Stake on Time
April 13, 2022, 9:55 AM
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Twitter shareholder Marc Bain Rasella has filed a lawsuit against US billionaire Elon Musk for not disclosing his stake in the company by the official deadline and thus purchasing shares at a lower price causing harm to other Twitter investors.
Moscow: Ukrainian Forces Record Videos of Torturing Russian POWs to Incite Fear
April 13, 2022, 9:52 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Ukrainian military is using footage of Russian prisoners of war (POWs) being tortured to instigate fear, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov told Sputnik.
New US Military Aid Package to Ukraine May Include Humvee Armoured Vehicles, Reports Suggest
April 13, 2022, 9:41 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States Department of Defence is considering sending Humvee armoured vehicles to Ukraine alongside other sophisticated military equipment as part of a new aid package worth $750 million, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing government sources.
'I'll Keep You Posted': Mike Pence Plays Coy About Potential 2024 Presidential Bid
April 13, 2022, 9:38 AM
Although Mike Pence previously hinted that he might run for the US presidency in 2024, he is yet to officially confirm his election plans. Former US President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticised Pence after the latter refused to block congressional certification of the results of the 2020 presidential election in America.
Russian Users Demand $725,000 From Netflix for Leaving Market, Law Firm Says
April 13, 2022, 9:29 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The defence team for Netflix users in Russia has filed a class action lawsuit against the streaming service demanding compensation of 60 million rubles (about $725,000) for violation of their rights after the company abruptly quit the country, the press service of the law firm Chernyshev, Lukoyanov, and Partners told Sputnik.
Russian Army Discovers Hidden Archives of Ukrainian Security Forces in Kherson - Photos
April 13, 2022, 9:26 AM
KHERSON, Ukraine (Sputnik) - Russian forces have found a hidden archive containing the personal files and medical records of Ukrainian security and police agencies at the Kherson Children's Regional Hospital in southern Ukraine, but the entire list of documents found will be kept confidential due to an ongoing investigation.
Japan Faces Hike in Palladium Prices for Dentistry Amid Anti-Russian Sanctions, Reports Suggest
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