TOKYO (Sputnik) – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said that he is determined to host the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo “by all means”, the Kyodo news agency reported.
For years, asylum-seekers have been claiming abuse at the hands of Croatian border police, with some reporting beatings, electric shocks and even having their toenails torn out. For the first time, videos in combination with reporting by DER SPIEGEL have confirmed some of these reports.
According to a firm that handles US expatriate affairs, 2020 is shaping up to be a record year for Americans renouncing their US citizenship, going by data from the year’s first nine months. The news is all the more notable, since US consulates have truncated their affairs since March when the COVID-19 pandemic went global.
Trump supporters sought to reverse the result of a democratic election on Wednesday at the behest of the president himself. DER SPIEGEL has reconstructed the events of a day that will live in infamy.
LONDON (Sputnik) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s father, John Shipton, said that his son, who is subject to an extradition trial in the United Kingdom, is being persecuted, not prosecuted, for revealing US war crimes and diplomatic secrets.
As a battered and beleaguered planet approaches the finish line of 2020, the universe appears to be playing a dark joke on humanity by sending five asteroids in two days, with a 2,700ft space rock to follow just days later. The behemoth dubbed 2000 WO107, estimated to measure up to 0.51km in diameter, or roughly…
Portugal has taken the reins of the European Council, vowing in its role as president of the group to implement a sustainable economic recovery for the bloc and act as a fair negotiator between the UK and the EU. Lisbon was handed the rotating presidency by Germany, and will lead the council until June. The…