VIENNA (Sputnik) - The world’s major petroleum exporting countries making up OPEC+ agreed at a meeting in Vienna on Sunday to adjust the overall oil production level to 40.463 million barrels per day throughout 2024.
The members of the OPEC group of major petroleum exporters and its allies gathered in the capital of Austria on June 3 to discuss the recent developments in the global oil market and moves to stabilize the situation.
Henry Kissinger’s idea of Ukraine entering NATO for the sake of European security is ludicrous, Dr. Gerald Horne, Moores professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston, told Sputnik
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The South Korean and Japanese defense ministers agreed during their first bilateral meeting since 2019 to develop security cooperation, including trilateral cooperation with the United States, to deter North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, the Japanese Defense Ministry said on Sunday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An artillery strike dispersed a Ukrainian armed group as it attempted an inroad into western Russia near the village of Novaya Tavolzhanka on Sunday, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
While scientists around the world mull the prospects of global warming and its potential effect on the climate, it appears that the amount of ice at the frozen continent of Antarctica has been increasing over the past several years.
Kishinev (Sputnik) - Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Sunday expressed his hope that the country will become part of the European Union's passport-free Schengen zone this year, having proved its ability to protect state borders.
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKIY, Russia (Sputnik) - Weapons supplied to Ukraine by Western countries are becoming more and more advanced, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday, adding that possible deliveries of long-range missiles are fraught with a new escalation.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said after negotiations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday that Sweden has fulfilled all its obligations to join the alliance.
As parts of a large mass of seaweed, chock-full of plastic, make their way to the shores of Florida, researchers and media outlets have voiced concerns about dangerous bacteria that may be lurking in that clump of waste and organic matter.
The goal of the Zelensky government's recent attack on Russia’s Belgorod Region was to prompt a knee-jerk reaction from the Russian military, ex-US diplomat and former senior foreign policy advisor Jim Jatras told Sputnik.