Tensions between Israel and Gaza reached a boiling point on Monday after a barrage of rockets was fired from the Palestinian territory into the country's south and Jerusalem. In response, Israel launched retaliatory fire, striking Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets.
Despite port calls by NATO's nuclear-powered submarines to the civilian harbour of Tromsø triggering broad internal criticism, ranging from locals to opposition politicians, who believe it drags Norway deeper into the superpower struggle, the country's defence minister chose to focus on a similar comment by a Russian expert.
Tsantsas are usually referred to as shrunken heads, and often represented ceremonial and cultural value to certain Indigenous groups of Ecuador and Peru. In 1942, Mercer University biologist Jim Harrison acquired a tsantsa while serving in the US Air Force, and it later found its way on the set of John Houston’s 1979 movie “Wise Blood.”
Bran Castle, located on the Transylvanian side of Romania, is said to fit the description of Dracula’s Castle in Bram Stoker’s classic gothic horror novel. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Romania has recorded more than one million infections and has recently approved the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine.
So far, over 159 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.
Scientists have been conducting research since 2018, often battling strong winds and currents and high waves. "Our boat was rolling side to side by like 20 degrees at one point", said lead author of the study Brandon Shuck, a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Syrian government troops, with the support of Russia's Aerospace Forces, have eliminated 338 terrorists in Syria since April 23, a spokesman for the Russian group of forces in Syria told reporters.