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The two culprits ended up being suspended after their romp in a bathroom stall at the academy came to light.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida aims to drastically increase his nation's defense budget but apparently faces challenge in selling the idea to his own citizens.
An exoplanet is a planet outside the solar system. For a long time, finding such planets was impossible due to limited technology. However, humanity has been able to discover their existence more recently thanks to scientific progress.
The new agreement is part of the EU's efforts to help the global community fight climate change and achieve a target of slashing net greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030.
The African country’s fiscal policy was made amid its cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which provides financial aid to developing countries in exchange for them implementing a number of policies. These policies usually include an increase in budget revenues and the elimination of subsidies.
Libyans build many hopes on cultural and artistic festivals, including the Libyan Song Festival, which was absent due to the war. There are expectations that its return will bring about a local movement that will restore Libyan art to its splendor, despite the political circumstances in which the latest version has been held.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Pope Francis said on Sunday that after he was elected in 2013, he signed a letter of resignation to be used if his health seriously deteriorated and created impediments to his duties.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian space agency Roscosmos may need about a month to dispatch a Soyuz rescue spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) to replace the damaged Soyuz MS-22, but a decision has not yet been made on the matter, an informed source told Sputnik on Sunday.
The most recent Ebola outbreak in Uganda was confirmed in September, with at least 142 cases and 55 deaths. However, earlier this month, the last known Ebola patient in Uganda was discharged from the hospital and no more cases have been registered to date.
The European countries' decision to impose sanctions on Russia over its special military operation in Ukraine has led to an energy crisis and skyrocketing inflation. France is among the most-impacted European nations.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - None of Fiji's political parties won enough seats in the parliamentary elections to form a majority, which means a coalition government will be formed, media reported on Sunday.
In order for one's Christmas to be truly merry, and new year to be happy, one might want to remember how to cope with celebration aftermath.
The already-strained ties between the Sussexes and the royal family will most likely further worsen due to Netflix releasing the bombshell six-part mini-series Harry & Meghan, in which the couple hit out at the royals.
As South Africa's power sector is going through a crisis due to increasing demand for electricity and insufficient generation, incidents of diesel theft and vandalism are reported at various power stations of the state-owned power company Eskom, which produces nearly 95% of the country's electricity.
On Friday, the general director of the Russian House in the Central African Republic (CAR), Dmitry Syty, was hospitalized in Bangui after an assassination attempt. He was said to have received a package containing an explosive that detonated in his hands. Later, the Russian Embassy told Sputnik that Syty's situation wasn't life-threatening.
Dozens of Australians have experienced symptoms, including hallucinations and delirium after eating spinach products.
SIMFEROPOL, Russia, (Sputnik) - Crimea's Permanent Representative to the Russian President Georgiy Muradov called on Sunday the intention of Athens to transfer S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Ukraine a "risky step" for Greek national interests.
Biden's numerous gaffes continue to prompt criticism from conservatives, who have repeatedly argued that such escapades are a sign of health problems, and that the Democrat, who is the oldest president in the history of the US, is not mentally fit to run the country.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Two male teenagers, aged 14 and 16, were killed in a shootout near an apartment complex in southwest Atlanta, in the US state of Georgia, media report.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - North Korea appears to have carried out a second missile test on Sunday morning, according to the Japan Coast Guard.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has visited Russia’s Southern Military District to inspect the work of Russian troops in the zone of the special operation, the Russian Defense Ministry informs.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least three people died and over a dozen others were injured after a wave swept them into the sea in the South African coastal city of Durban, South African media report.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Pyongyang has carried out another test-launch, firing what appears to be a ballistic missile, the Japan Coast Guard said on Sunday.
ROME (Sputnik) - Pope Francis will not watch the final match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, where Argentina will play against France, the Italian la Repubblica daily reports.
ATHENS (Sputnik) - The Greek parliament has adopted the 2023 budget, which will include defense spending worth 5.65 billion euros ($5.9 billion), Minister of National Defense Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos said.
WASHINGTON, December 18 (Sputnik) - In its relations with Russia, the United States is still driven by a "Cold War" mentality and finds it hard to accept the changes on the international arena, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said in an interview with Newsweek.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez says he will not travel to Qatar for the final match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
DONETSK (Sputnik) - Ukrainian troops have shelled the city of Donetsk, firing a total of five 155mm artillery shells, the Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) mission to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of issues related to Ukraine's war crimes (JCCC) said.
PARIS (Sputnik) - Eco-activists from the Extinction Rebellion movement have entered the Arkema chemical plant near Lyon to denounce environmental pollution, the group informs.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Experts continue to monitor the situation in the Russian Soyuz MS-22 spacecraft, docked to the International Space Station (ISS), after its cooling system broke down, the press service of Russian space agency Roscosmos informs.
CHISINAU (Sputnik) - Moldova's Emergency Situations Commission said on Saturday that it instructed the National Agency for Energy Regulation to review electricity and heating rates over a hike in natural gas prices.
PARIS (Sputnik) - Seven far-right activists detained during riots in Paris after the 2022 FIFA World Cup semifinal match between France and Morocco on December 14 will appear in court on Saturday, BFMTV broadcaster reported, citing prosecutor's office.
The dance scene has become extremely popular on social media since the series premiered in November.
Ronaldo ended up being benched by the Portuguese manager Fernando Santos during the first half of the game with Morocco that ended with Portugal being dumped out of the FIFA World Cup.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's two-year ban from major international sports events over alleged doping violations expired Saturday, the head of the national Olympic committee said.
DOHA (Sputnik) - Croatia beat Morocco 2-1 in the third-place playoff at the 2022 World Cup on Saturday.
Demands made by students include "a final course grade of A," the disbandment of the board of trustees and a tuition refund "for the loss of instructional time due to the strike."
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow qualifies Chisinau's decision to revoke licenses of six Russian-language channels broadcasting in Moldova as political censorship and urges international organizations to assess these actions, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Saturday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US company Reynolds Polymer Technology, which took part in the construction of AquaDom hotel aquarium, will send a team of experts to Berlin to investigate the rupture of the tank, German media reported on Saturday.
What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a gift from the bottom of one's heart? However, a new survey shows that there are some things that are better not to be gifted.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - German police have recovered a significant part of the treasures stolen in 2019 from the Green Vault museum in Dresden, police and prosecutor's office said on Saturday.
Egypt's participation in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 15-18 demonstrated the high level of economic relations between the two countries.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi instructed his government to demarcate the country’s western maritime borders last week, unilaterally naming coordinates for the disputed borders.
The head of the Civil Defense Organization of Iran said that the Islamic Republic's military forces are ready to repel any strike and fully protect the country.
Despite being proposed as early as in the late 19th century and used by the Nazis to kill people during the first half of the 20th century, lethal injection became a legal execution method only in 1982.
US scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer played a key role in the research and design of the first atomic bomb during the Second World War.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 169 people died in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, after heavy downpour caused a flash flood on Monday night, the UN humanitarian office said.
The film director's confession comes in the wake of soaring public interest in his new movie, Avatar: The Way of Water, which hit the silver screens around the globe this week.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Germany has adopted a package of measures to curb illegal immigration and is cooperating on the issue with neighboring Austria, Czech Republic and Switzerland, Interior Minister Nancy Faeser said on Saturday.
In late September 2021, Paris tightened visa requirements for Moroccans, Algerians, and Tunisians over an alleged lack of cooperation in issuing consular passes necessary for the return of migrants expelled from France to their homelands.