Kamala Harris, 55, has been chosen as Joe Biden’s running mate on the Democratic Party’s ticket in November’s presidential election. Biden will turn 78 a few days after the election but there are many in Congress who are even older. Who are this geriatric mafia?
Numerous media reports have already dubbed the structure Woodhenge – the wooden version of the famous monument Stonehenge, however, researchers disagree and insist it should be referred to as timber circles.
The eventual shrinking of existing white dwarfs into superheavy black dwarf stars that hardly emit any heat or light will ultimately see the last one blow up due to so-dubbed “quantum tunnelling”, it has been suggested. But, luckily, we have quite some time to reflect on the scenario.
Pictures of the fugitive American billionaire show him wearing black underwear on his face, which he refused to take off for his "health's sake".
Belarus has been ruled since 1994 by Alexander Lukashenko, whose re-election as President at the weekend with 80 percent of the vote has been derided as rigged by opposition activists. But why are the opposition flying a distinctive white, red and white flag?
On 11 August a public vigil was held for more than 200 people who died as a result of the explosion that also injured more than 4,000 and left as many as 300,000 homeless. The damage from the blast is estimated at $3 billion.
The prominent Iranian general was assassinated in a 3 January US airstrike near Baghdad International Airport. The Trump administration justified its actions by using unsubstantiated claims that Soleimani planned attacks on American diplomatic missions in the region.
On Tuesday, Russia announced that its Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology had registered the first vaccine against the coronavirus in the world. The vaccine, named "Sputnik V", has undergone a series of trials since 18 June 2020 and proven to be effective, granting patients immunity from COVID-19.