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'India Will Not Spare Anyone': Indian Defence Minister Sends Veiled Warnings to China, US
April 16, 2022, 10:56 AM
India-US ties are under tremendous strain at the moment, with the Joe Biden administration not happy with the South Asian nation's stance on the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Delhi also has a complicated relationship with China due to a longstanding border dispute.
Nine Police Injured During Protests Over Controversial Quran-Burning by Rasmus Paludan in Sweden
April 16, 2022, 10:48 AM
A riot in the Swedish city of Linköping on Thursday erupted in connection with a planned public Quran-burning by provocative Swedish-Danish politician and self-styled Islam critic Rasmus Paludan, who had received permission for the event.
Ukrainian Opposition Leader Medvedchuk’s Wife Appeals to UK to Swap Him for Captured British Mercs
April 16, 2022, 10:36 AM
The Opposition Platform - For Life Party politician has been under house arrest since May 2021 on trumped-up "treason" charges. On 12 April, the Security Service of Ukraine detained him, with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky releasing a photo of the politician in handcuffs, wearing a military uniform, and with a large gash on his forehead.
Moscow Bans UK's Johnson, Other Top Officials From Entering Russia - Foreign Ministry
April 16, 2022, 9:51 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow has enrolled individual sanctions against UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Foreign Minister Elizabeth Truss, Defence Minister Ben Wallace and other top-level officials, banning them from entering Russia, the Russian foreign ministry said on Saturday.
'Only When It's Palestine-Based': Bella Hadid Claims She Was 'Shadow Banned' by Instagram Stories https://sputniknews.com/20220416/only-when-its-palestine-based-bella-hadid-claims-she-was-shadow-banned-by-instagram-stories--1094809427.html
April 16, 2022, 9:48 AM
Bella Hadid responded to a story about more than 150 Palestinians reportedly injured during clashes with Israeli police, who raided the Al-Aqsa Mosque, saying that “the nation state of Israel attacks, kills and injuries (sic) Palestinians while they pray during the whole month of Ramadan in their homeland as they have for centuries”.
War in Donbass: Key Moments From Eight-Year Conflict
April 16, 2022, 9:30 AM
Eight years ago this week, Kiev kicked off its ‘anti-terrorist operation’ in Donbass. The fiercest battles of the war were fought between 2014 and 2015. After that, the civil conflict turned into a war of position, but troops and civilians alike continued to die in both Donetsk and Lugansk. The war claimed the lives of over 13,000 people.
Amber Heard Often Strode Around 'Naked', Had No 'Cuts or Bruises', Claims Ex-PA at Depp Libel Trial
April 16, 2022, 8:19 AM
Johnny Depp is suing ex-spouse Amber Heard for £38m ($50 million) in damages over a 2018 article she penned in The Washington Post where she said she had been a victim of domestic abuse, while not specifically naming the actor. She is counter-suing for £76m ($100 million), alleging that his claim that she is lying is defamatory.
Prince Harry Reportedly Behind Secret 'Clear the Air' Windsor Meeting With Queen, Prince Charles https://sputniknews.com/20220416/prince-harry-reportedly-behind-secret-clear-the-air-windsor-meeting-with-queen-prince-charles--1094806376.html
April 16, 2022, 7:02 AM
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a special reception for the 2022 Invictus Games competitors on Friday in the Netherlands after stopping by in the UK for their first visit together with the Queen and Prince Charles since exiting the royal family in 2020.
BJP Fumes as Ex-Bihar State Chief Says He Doesn't Think Lord Ram Was God
April 16, 2022, 6:52 AM
Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014, it has shared an acrimonious relationship with its allies. It has lost key partners like the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Shiv Sena and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), and bickering with its existing alliance partners has increased manifold of late.
Despite Negative Impact on Tourism, Hotel Manager in Sri Lanka Fully Supports Protests
April 16, 2022, 6:14 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) Tommy Yang - A young hotel manager in southern Sri Lanka shared with Sputnik the impact of the economic crisis and the ongoing protests on the local tourism industry, which just started to recover from a two-year disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Many US Regions Maintain Ties With Russia Despite Political Tensions - Sister Cities International
April 16, 2022, 6:08 AM
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Many regions in the United States have decided to follow the recommendations issued by Sister Cities International (SCI) to maintain cooperation with their partners in Russia on a people-to-people level despite the current political tensions between the two countries, SCI Chairman Emeritus Bill Boerum told Sputnik.
Russian Foreign Ministry Calls US Campaign to Exclude Moscow From UNHRC Theatre of Absurd
April 16, 2022, 5:56 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Washington's campaign on the exclusion of Russia from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a "theatre of absurd" as the United States has been repeatedly violating basic values of humanitarian law and does not itself meet the criteria for the Council membership, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said.
'They Trained Us Really Good': British SAS Troops Reportedly Instructing Ukrainian Local Forces
April 16, 2022, 5:45 AM
As Russian forces and Donbass militias continue advancing amid the special operation in Ukraine, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed more military aid for Kiev’s troops, saying it would include sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles as well as anti-tank missiles and high-grade military equipment worth around £100 million ($130 million).
Death Toll From Storm Agaton in Philippines Rises to 167 People – Authorities
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