U.S. DEATH REGIME
- Electricity-Saving Winter Campaign Kicks Off in Japan
TOKYO (Sputnik) - A power-saving campaign during the winter period started in Japan on Thursday with the government urging people and businesses to set heating temperatures low and take other measures to limit the use of electricity amid concerns about possible energy shortages.
- UN: Over 300 Million Will Require Humanitarian Assistance in 2023
This year saw the most vulnerable social groups hit the hardest due to an overall economic slowdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical tensions. An estimated 24% more people will require help in 2023, however, in "the biggest humanitarian program” the world has ever seen.
- Congress Opposition Jostling to Insult Me: Indian PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been subject to derogatory remarks from numerous Congress Party politicians of late, including parliamentarian Madhusudan Mistry and party chief Mallikarjun Kharge.
- Jeffrey Epstein's Estate Will Pay $105 Million to US Virgin Islands
Jeffrey Epstein, an American financier and convicted sex offender, hanged himself in August 2019 in a Manhattan jail. He was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
- Lavrov: Europe Building Security Not With Russia, But Against It
The Russian diplomat noted that NATO policies in Europe degraded back to the Cold War era, as Washington is bent on exercising total control over the EU, so any meaningful cooperation between Russia and Europe is unlikely in the near future.
- India's Gujarat Sees Slow Voter Turnout in 1st Phase of State Assembly Polls
The dates for the two-phase Gujarat legislative assembly polls were announced on November 3. After today's first phase, the second phase will be held on December 5.
- Indian G20 Presidency to ‘Depoliticize’ Global Food & Fertilizer Supplies: Modi
On Thursday, India officially assumed the presidency of the G20, an inter-governmental grouping that came into being after the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008.
- Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Holds Briefing on European Security Issues
The situation in Europe remains tense, amid increasing NATO activity, as the bloc continues to support Ukraine amid Russia's special operation. The military and financial aid to Kiev comes despite multiple warnings from Moscow that it will only prolong the conflict, resulting in more casualties.
- Thailand Eyeing Possibility of Importing Russian Energy Resources, Ambassador Says
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Thai authorities and business community are considering the possibility of importing Russian energy resources, including the information on prices and the required volume of supplies, Thai Ambassador in Moscow Sasiwat Wongsinsawat said in an interview with Sputnik.
- India's First Robotic Optical Telescope Observes 'Cosmic Violence'
Stars live an incredible life, with some lasting up to a trillion years, and all they need to survive is hydrogen fusion and gravity.
- Korean YouTuber Harassed While Live Streaming in Mumbai
Mumbai Police took cognizance of the incident and arreasted two men who were seen molesting the influencer.
- Top Five Initiatives to Combat Cybercrimes in Africa
Earlier this week, Uganda's Police Force warned the public about cyber-fraudsters and conmen ahead of the Christmas season, urging those who had fallen victim to online fraud to file a report. The warning comes amid a series of media reports in other African countries about the rampant activity of cybercriminals.
- Turkey Deploys 280-Tonne Distribution Chamber in Black Sea to Collect Gas, Reports Say
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkey has deployed a 280-tonne chamber at a depth of 2,200 meters (1.4 miles) in the Black Sea to collect gas from sea wells, Turkish press reported on Thursday.
- Second Russia-Africa Summit Expected to Take Bilateral Relations to New Heights
According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the second Russia-Africa summit, scheduled for 2023, will focus on developing ways to expand country-to-continent economic cooperation.
- A Proper Scandal: Prince William and Princess Kate Arrive in Boston Amid Palace Race Row
Lady Susan Hussey, Prince William's godmother, had to step down from her role as Lady of the Household after an exchange that was deemed racist with a black visitor to Buckingham Palace.
- Twitter Layoffs Unlikely to Hurt Company, Will Inspire Big Tech to Rethink Staff Structure
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Kirill Krasilnikov - Mass layoffs at Twitter in the wake of its acquisition by Elon Musk are unlikely to cause problems with the social network's functionality and may even make other tech companies think about their workforce structure, experts and businesspeople told Sputnik.
- Elon Musk’s Neuralink Might Start Clinical Trials With Humans in Six Months
in April 2017, Musk said Neuralink aims to make devices to treat serious brain diseases in the short term, and the ultimate goal is human enhancement.
- 'It Will Split the West': Macron Lambasts Biden's Inflation Reduction Act
The French president arrived in Washington earlier this week, as Paris and other European capitals are worried about protectionist US policies, since EU industry is taking a heavy toll from the self-imposed energy crisis.
- Finland Sees Spike in Alcohol-Related Mortality Since Sales Reform
Despite prohibitive prices designed to wean Finns off liquor (the highest in the EU), recent studies suggest that heavy drinkers have increased their alcohol consumption more than others.
- In Novel Twist to NATO Saga, Sweden Brings Up Criminals 'Hiding' in Turkey
As of now, Turkey remains the only NATO nation to block the historic membership bids filed by Sweden and Finland in May, accusing the Nordic nations of supporting and harboring members of Kurdish organizations it labels as terrorist.