Danish-Swedish politician Rasmus Paludan rose to fame and notoriety across Scandinavia through provocative demonstrations against Islam in ethnic ghettos that often include torching, tearing up, or otherwise defacing the Quran and are known to have sparked protests. Paludan himself sees it as an exercise in free speech.
Israel invests billions of dollars in security, but the construction of bomb shelters doesn't appear to be on top of the country's agenda, and reports suggest that a third of the Jewish state's population lacks basic protection from missiles emanating from Gaza or Hezbollah in the north.
BOGOTA (Sputnik) - At least two people died and more than 10 were injured in the latest clashes with law enforcement in Colombia’s western municipality of Yumbo, where strikes and demonstrations have been ongoing since last month, a local journalist told Sputnik.
The worst-case scenario envisaged by models could lead to a global sea level rise of more than seven metres, as well as collapse of the Atlantic circulation system, currently responsible for the relative warmth in Europe and North America.
Around 30 kilometres into the Arabian Sea from the Mumbai coastline, barges are deployed for off-shore drilling purposes. On 17 May, when cyclone Taukte touched parts of Gujarat and Maharashtra, three barges and a drilling ship went adrift in the Arabian Sea, putting lives at risk.
A recent open letter by Europe's largest Lutheran denomination has sparked polarising reactions, ranging from admiration to accusations of going "woke".
Microsoft founder and tech mogul Bill Gates earlier pledged that his three kids would only inherit $10 million each, while the rest of his vast wealth would be donated to charity. He noted that even though some may disagree with his stance, he and Melinda "feel good about it."
So far, over 163 million coronavirus infections have been confirmed worldwide, with the global death toll from the pandemic surpassing 3.3 million, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.