Violent protests have erupted in Louisville, Kentucky in the wake of grand jury's ruling not to indict police officers accused of shooting unarmed African-American Breonna Taylor and killing her at her home in March.
Qatar is poised to seal a deal with Israel as early as next month, says a source involved in the talks, adding that when it happens, it will present a drastic change from the current position of Doha that right now negates the possibility of recognising the Jewish state without reaching a solution on the Palestinian front.
In late May, Russia registered the world’s first anti-COVID-19 drug, based on favipiravir, an antiviral medication. The medicine has been extensively used in Russian clinics to treat coronavirus disease since June, and has since been obtained by hospitals in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Bolivia and a number of other countries.
Earlier in the day, Russian writer Sergey Komkov said he had sent a proposal to the Nobel Committee, nominating Putin for the 2021 Peace Prize.
FC Barcelona has confirmed Suarez's move to Athletico Madrid, even though some media reports earlier this month suggested that the footballer might end up with Juventus.
Last week the UK government reversed a decision to make it illegal for people to have sex unless they live together. The latest guidelines say people in an “established relationship” can sleep together but appeared to ban “casual sex” between strangers.
The hearing on Julian Assange's extradition from the UK to the US has been underway since 7 September at the London Central Criminal Court. The court has been hearing arguments in the case, including on Assange's physical and mental condition.
The death toll from the global coronavirus infection has topped 975,000, while over 31.7 million cases have been detected, of whom almost 21.8 million people have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.