Pentagon's Mattis again seeks to reassure U.S. allies

19/08/2017 20:38

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis travels to the Middle East and eastern Europe next week to play the increasingly familiar role of reassuring allies that the United States is committed to them despite mixed messages from President Donald Trump.

Britain 'confident' of new phase in Brexit talks by October

17/08/2017 21:20

Britain said on Thursday it was "confident" talks with the European Union would move towards discussing their future relationship by October, in contrast to warnings from the top EU negotiator that the target is receding.

Trump's crisis spurs talk of White House departures

17/08/2017 21:18

President Donald Trump’s turnabout on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia has rocked his administration, leading to rising speculation that some top officials may be looking for a way out.

270 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide: mayor

15/08/2017 21:00

Rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the mayor said on Tuesday, as rescue operations continued and morgues struggled to find space for all the dead.

Moscow to Reciprocally Respond if US Limits Travels of Russian Diplomats

14/08/2017 20:23

Russia will impose without hesitation symmetrical measures against the United States if it were to limit the travel radius of Russian diplomats in the country, Andrei Klimov, the head of the commission on state sovereignty protection of the Russian Federation Council, told Sputnik on Monday.


Trump thanks Putin for slashing U.S. diplomatic staff

11/08/2017 09:24

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the United States to slash its diplomatic staff in Russia, remarks likely to rekindle criticism of Trump's kid-gloves handling of Putin.

Car rams into soldiers in Paris suburb, man arrested

09/08/2017 21:12

A car rammed into a group of soldiers in a Parisian suburb on Wednesday, injuring six before speeding off and sparking a manhunt that a judicial source said ended with the suspect's arrest on a motorway.