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Long-Term Goal Behind Kuwait's Expat Bill Is Kuwaitisation of its Population - Former Indian Envoy
am 7. Juli 2020 um 10:19
New Delhi (Sputnik): The pandemic has ravaged economies across globe. The Gulf states, which are also bogged down by the economic impact of low oil prices, is the second-largest migration corridor for India in the world. With Kuwait's expat bill set to cap foreign population in the country, is an anti-expat narrative in the offing in the Gulf?
Customs Staff in Russia’s Vladivostok Find German Helicopter With High Radiation Levels
am 7. Juli 2020 um 10:19
VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - Customs officers in Russia’s major eastern port city of Vladivostok have seized a civilian helicopter from Germany that recorded 55 times the permissible levels of radiation, a spokeswoman for the city's customs service said on Tuesday.
Under Russia’s Watchful Eye, US Missile Destroyer Leaves Black Sea
am 7. Juli 2020 um 10:16
The US warship, which entered the Black Sea in mid-June for interoperability drills with regional allies, came up on Russia’s radars immediately after doing so, with the Russian military promising to monitor the ship to be able ‘to promptly respond to any possible emergency situations’ that might arise.
Who is 'The Most Beautiful Woman on Earth' According to Cristiano Ronaldo?
am 7. Juli 2020 um 10:14
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and his Spanish girlfriend Georgina Rodríguez have been dating since 2016 and have one daughter together: Alana Martina. According to reports, the former shop assistant Rodríguez is also a primary heir to the footballer’s multi-hundred-million euro fortune.
India Deploys AN-32 Aircraft and Mi17 Helicopters to Airstrips Near the Chinese Border- Videos
am 7. Juli 2020 um 9:53
New Delhi (Sputnik): India and China have been in a border stand-off for over 60 days in the Eastern Ladakh sector along the 4,057km Line of Actual Control, the de facto border between the two states. On Monday, both sides agreed to disengage troops in the Galwan Valley, where 20 India soldiers were killed in a skirmish on 15 June.
The Most Important Quarter
am 7. Juli 2020 um 9:52
On today’s episode of Double Down, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert take their quarterly look at the economy and markets.
Russian Federal Security Service Suspects Adviser to Roscosmos Chief of Working for NATO
am 7. Juli 2020 um 9:37
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Tuesday it suspected Ivan Safronov, an adviser to the head of the Russian space agency, of working for one of NATO intelligence services.
Russia Regrets UK Sanctions Over Alleged 'Human Right Abuses', Vows Reciprocal Response
am 7. Juli 2020 um 9:37
On Monday, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab unveiled new sanctions against 49 persons and groups accused of violating 'Magnitsky amendment' legislation from countries including Russia, Saudi Arabia, North Korea and Myanmar.
Neanderthal Genes Can Result in More Severe COVID-19, Researchers Warn
am 7. Juli 2020 um 9:35
Genetic material linked to an immune response inherited from Neanderthals who lived 40,000 years ago may result in greater susceptibility to COVID-19.
Houthis Say Saudi Coalition Launched Over 60 Airstrikes on Yemeni Land in Past 24 Hours
am 7. Juli 2020 um 9:13
CAIRO (Sputnik) – The Saudi-led coalition has carried out over 60 intensive airstrikes on the positions of the Shia rebel Houthi movement in four western Yemeni provinces over the past 24 hours, the Houthi-controlled Al Masirah broadcaster reported.
UK Jeopardises London Financiers’ Post-Brexit Future in EU, Luxembourg Warns Amid Stalled Talks
am 7. Juli 2020 um 9:06
The EU and the UK last week missed the deadline for completing a review of each other’s financial services markets, a process that would offer London financiers more certainty over whether they will be able to provide services in the eurozone after Brexit.
'Cheating as a Way of Life': Trump Niece’s Book Will Reportedly Discuss Values of 'Toxic' President
am 7. Juli 2020 um 9:00
An upcoming book by Mary Trump, the daughter of the US president’s late brother Fred Trump Jr., is expected to hit bookstore shelves next Tuesday, two weeks ahead of its expected release date, apparently due to “high demand”.
Ex-MI6 Spy Dossier Claims China, Huawei Waged ‘Covert Campaign’ to Reduce UK MPs to ‘Useful Idiots’
am 7. Juli 2020 um 8:46
An incendiary dossier reportedly compiled with the help of a former MI6 spy has claimed that high-profile figures in the UK establishment had been targeted by China and its telecom giant to manipulate them into adopting a pro-Huawei stance.
From Foe to Friend: Ex-Spy Recollects 2nd Intifada, the Recruitment of Agents and a Rebel 'Prince'
am 7. Juli 2020 um 8:36
He handled one of Israel's most high-profile Palestinian informants during a time when suicide bombings had become an integral aspect of the country's reality. Now, twenty years down the line, Gonen Ben Itzhak, an Israeli handler of secret agents, speaks about the mission, the dangers and the friend he obtained during that difficult period.
Russia's Top Security Figure Says NYT Article on Taliban Collusion Harms Moscow-Washington Trust
am 7. Juli 2020 um 8:31
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A recent article by the New York Times newspaper on the alleged collusion between Russian and Afghanistan's radical movement Taliban is unlikely to help build trust in Moscow-Washington relationship, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said.
Cricket Fans Flood Twitter with B'Day Greetings as India's 'Captain Cool' Turns 39
am 7. Juli 2020 um 8:20
New Delhi (Sputnik): Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been considered as a remarkable leader, a reliable batsman, an exceptional wicket-keeper and one of the best finishers of the game to have ever played for India. Known for finishing the game in a stylish manner, usually with a big shot to send millions of sports lovers in frenzy.
Immigration Talks Between Swedish Parties Flounder Because of 'Green Elephant in the Room'
am 7. Juli 2020 um 8:03
At barely 4.4 percent of the vote, the Green Party, the smallest in the Swedish parliament, appears to have imposed its will on its senior allies the Social Democrats, effectively quashing the opposition's push for a more strenuous immigration policy.
Johnny Depp Attends Day 1 of Libel Trial Against The Sun - Video
am 7. Juli 2020 um 7:58
Depp's ex-wife Amber Heard is also expected to be present in the courtroom for Depp's testimony, according to a court order. The hearing was initially scheduled for late March but had to be postponed in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein’s ‘Madam’ Has Secret Stash of Sex Tapes as Insurance, Ex-Friend Claims
am 7. Juli 2020 um 7:23
Maxwell has been indicted for allegedly scheming with the late Jeffrey Epstein, her former boyfriend and close associate, to groom young women and girls for sexual abuse. The British socialite has yet to enter a plea deal and is expected to be brought to a New York court later this week.
Two Dead After Bus Crashes Into Water Reservoir in Western China
am 7. Juli 2020 um 6:39
According to the local fire department, 18 passengers were pulled out from the water reservoir and sent to the hospital for medical treatment. But two of them showed no signs of life, the statement added.
Worst 2020 Headline? Washington Post Taunted for ‘Ah-ee-ah-ee-ah’ Tweet Tribute to Ennio Morricone
am 7. Juli 2020 um 6:36
Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone, who wrote classical works and film scores, including music for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, died in the early hours of Monday at a clinic in Rome after suffering a hip fracture several days before.
Some 1.3 Million People in Southwestern Japan Reportedly Told to Evacuate Due to Floods
am 7. Juli 2020 um 6:30
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japan has placed evacuation warnings for 1.28 million people living in four southwestern prefectures amid heavy rainfall, floods and landslides, the NHK broadcaster reported on Tuesday, citing local authorities.
Baseball Allegedly Signed by Putin and Trump Up for Sale for $54,000
am 7. Juli 2020 um 5:55
The historical piece of memorabilia was apparently signed by the two leaders at two separate events and has ended up on a website trading rare autographs and documents.
TikTok Social Networking Service to Exit Hong Kong Market Within Days
am 7. Juli 2020 um 5:36
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Chinese video-sharing social networking service TikTok will exit the Hong Kong market within days, Reuters reported.
Man Invades Trudeau Residence with Restricted Rifle, Charged with Threatening to Kill Canada's PM
am 7. Juli 2020 um 5:18
In the 2 July incident, the suspect, Corey Hurren, crashed his pickup truck into the main gate leading to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s estate, only to be arrested shortly afterwards, with officials not elaborating on the man’s motives.