Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs said that Russia would respond to any new western sanctions.
According to Beijing, the Australian Commonwealth Government's policy toward China constitutes ideological discrimination and reflects the Cold War mindset.
Amid the controversy regarding Joe Biden's attitude towards the special operation to wipe out the world's most wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden by US special forces, the tenth anniversary of which was marked on 2 May, the US president earlier distanced himself from claims that in 2011, as then-vice president, he opposed the mission.
Damascus and its allies have repeatedly blasted the US over their illegal occupation of Syrian territory in the country’s south and northeast, and have demanded that all foreign military forces not explicitly invited into the country by the Syrian government vacate the Middle Eastern nation immediately, in accordance with international law.
This week India's Department of Telecoms (DoT) finally gave the green light to telecom firms to proceed with the delayed 5G trials. In an official press note, the DoT named Samsung, Nokia and Ericsson to help Indian telcos set up the equipment needed for 5G trials, while excluding Chinese tech companies, Huawei and ZTE.
Earlier, US multi-billionaire entrepreneur Bill Gates and his wife Melinda announced that they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage.
The Conservative candidate for Audley and Queen’s Park ward in northwest England has been highly critical of Labour politicians governing the area. The man has expressed all his frustration in a series of short clips – some of them more telling than others.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 3.2 million; over 154.7 million cases of the infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.