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- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 4:57pm EDT
White House advisers have urged Democrats to stay calm and carry on, insisting issues such as abortion and disapproval of former US President Donald Trump will ensure a victory for the Biden camp.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 3:33pm EDT
The Iranian president has given a rousing address at the United Nations General Assembly, outlining the Islamic Republic’s regional and global policy and blasting the US and its allies for using terrorism “as a foreign policy instrument.”
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 3:29pm EDT
The US has continued to struggle with taming the economic chaos produced by the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw the central bank tolerate high inflation over fears of disrupting a precarious economic recovery. The shutdowns of 2020 threw 20 million Americans out of work.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 3:17pm EDT
Appearing before a House panel for the first time since Republicans took control of the chamber in January, US Attorney General Merrick Garland pushed back on several prominent GOP talking points, including efforts to get the top prosecutor impeached for “weaponizing” the Justice Department.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 3:15pm EDT
Azerbaijan and representatives of the Armenian population of Nagorno-Karabakh ceased hostilities on September 20 through the mediation of Russian peacekeepers, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 3:07pm EDT
Russia marked Defense Industry Workers’ Day this week, with the professional holiday dedicated to the men and women responsible for the design and production of the country’s defense hardware, some of which has proven its effectiveness amid the NATO-Russia ongoing proxy war in Ukraine. Check out Sputnik’s infographic for more details.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 2:33pm EDT
Despite occupying a whole continent with a population of just 26 million, Australia has run out of homes to rent. Construction costs have soared while local activist groups block new housing developments.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 2:22pm EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed the agreement to end hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh during a phone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Wednesday, the Kremlin stated.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 2:04pm EDT
China dropping US Treasury bonds is a long-term strategy prompted by uncertainty surrounding the US’ economic prospects, monetary policies, and political instability, per the Chinese press.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 1:59pm EDT
Polish President Andrzej Duda dramatically shelved plans to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday amid the quickly escalating trade dispute between the two countries. Sputnik turned to renowned geopolitical analyst Paolo Raffone for insights on some of the behind-the-scenes reasons for the spat.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 1:43pm EDT
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – Risks of a global conflict are on the rise, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Ukraine.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 1:35pm EDT
NASA’s ShadowCam illuminates the mysteries of Shackleton Crater, unveiling potential water reservoirs in the Moon’s shadowed depths.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 1:34pm EDT
Barack Obama has asked his fans to donate to charities in the wake of the natural disaster in Libya. Margaret Kimberley, editor and senior columnist, pointed out that it was the former US president who transformed Libya from Africa’s wealthiest nation to a war-torn and fractured state.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 1:02pm EDT
The 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly is being held between 19 and 26 September in New York.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 12:43pm EDT
Azerbaijan and representatives of the Armenian population of Nagorno-Karabakh have agreed on a cessation of hostilities with mediation of Russian peacekeepers, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday. A day before, Baku began an “anti-terrorist operation” in Nagorno-Karabakh, which Yerevan denounced as aggression.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 12:16pm EDT
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Russian envoy to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia on Wednesday critisized the UN Security Council president over giving the floor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 11:48am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A car with Russian peacekeepers came under shelling the area of Canyataq in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Russian military were killed, the Russian Defense Ministry stated on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 10:37am EDT
Amid the raging crisis on the US-Mexico border, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, along with authorities in Arizona and Florida, has been sending busloads filled with illegal immigrants to the US capital and other Democratic-run self-pronounced “sanctuary” destinations, with Colorado’s capital also making the list.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 10:37am EDT
Central banks worldwide are facing a challenge with oil prices, soaring towards $100 per barrel, thereby prompting policymakers to navigate potential inflation risks and economic repercussions while grappling with prolonged market volatility concerns.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 10:04am EDT
Scientists have achieved a monumental breakthrough in genetic research, successfully extracting RNA from a preserved Tasmanian tiger specimen. This unprecedented feat opens new doors to understanding extinct species and also offers insights into past pandemics and the impact of human activities on species’ extinction.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 9:52am EDT
The Merkava series of main battle tanks makes up the backbone of the Israel Defense Forces’ heavy armored component, and has been used extensively in nearly all of Israel’s ground wars against neighbors since the 1980s.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 9:18am EDT
WARSAW (Sputnik) – Poland may stop supporting Ukraine if public opinion is against it in light of Ukraine’s lawsuit with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against some EU member states, Polish Minister for the European Union Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek said on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 8:37am EDT
The Russian defense minister arrived in Iran on Tuesday for high-level meetings aimed at deepening defense ties with Moscow’s newly crowned Shanghai Cooperation Organization and BRICS+ partner.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 7:39am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ukraine has lost up to 175 military in the Donetsk direction over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Sep 20th 2023 7:21am EDT
The Finval-2023 exercises involve approximately 10,000 personnel and more than 50 pieces of military equipment. These include surface ships and support vessels, submarines, naval airplanes and helicopters, Bal and Bastion coastal missile systems, as well as wheeled and tracked armored vehicles.