Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to be sent to the International Space Station (ISS) by the European Space Agency (ESA), says man could walk on the surface of Mars within the next 20 years thanks to commercial space flight entrepreneurs like Elon Musk.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin had signed the country’s new state arms procurement program, which includes, among other things, robotics, intelligence systems, UAVs and precision ammunition.
DOHA (Sputnik) - Ecuador plans to begin the construction of an aluminium plant integrated in the hydroelectric plant on the Santiago River in June 2024, the Ecuadorian Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Pablo Campana said during a visit to Qatar.
Increasing the number of mental health facilities in the US will not stop mass shootings, say experts, following calls by US President Donald Trump to open more hospitals for the mentally ill.
On Saturday, US President Donald Trump during an impromptu phone-in Fox News interview declared that US military generals “would love” to have a full-scale military parade on Veterans Day in Washington DC.
Democratic US Senator Robert Menéndez, who has previously spoken out against Venezuela's newly-launched government-approved ‘petro’ cryptocurrency, has hinted that the US would take additional measures against the cryptocoin.
PRAGUE (Sputnik) - The Czech Foreign Ministry expects talks with the Turkish side about the extradition of former leader of Syria's Kurdish Democratic Union Party Saleh Muslim after he was arrested in Prague, ministry’s spokeswoman Michaela Lagronova has said.
HELSINKI (Sputnik) - The Finnish Foreign Ministry has decided to dismiss Finland's Honorary Consul in Barcelona Albert Ginjaume Egidon, local media reported Sunday.
Those colorfully-dressed workers making sure your US short-haul domestic flight is properly packed, safely inspected and flight-ready are not paid enough, frequently requiring social services to live.
Sridevi Kapoor, one of India’s most beloved Bollywood actors, died suddenly in Dubai this weekend at the age of 54.
Six fire engines have been deployed to what police called a "major incident" in the city of Leicester, UK.
In the wake of last week's shooting massacre at a Florida high school, major companies are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA), a profitable Virginia-based lobbying group that consistently funds legal challenges to common sense gun control legislation in the US.
US President Donald Trump reportedly lost his temper during a phone conversation with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto after the latter insisted that Trump rescind his declaration that Mexico City would pay for Washington’s border wall between the two neighboring countries.
The announcement of the massive planned investment comes after the Chinese carmaker Geely disclosed it had acquired an almost 10-percent stake in Daimler, becoming its largest single stakeholder, and stirring some controversy.
Japanese Twitter users have launched a flashmob now joined by thousands around the world, under the hashtag that literally sounds like "bedroom competition of animals' crazy postures."