In 2017, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake at the border with Uganda and Rwanda near Lake Victoria in northern Tanzania killed at least 13 people and injured 203.
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?
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian fighter jet Su-27 was scrambled after two US military aircraft approached Russian border over the Black Sea, so that no violation of the state border was allowed, the Russian Defense Ministry's National Defense Control Centre (NDCC) said on Wednesday.
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?
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.