Diplomatic relations between Venezuela and Colombia have been strained for decades, with the two countries accusing one another of providing funding and support to insurgents or terrorists seeking to topple one another's government.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Several thousands of people have gathered outside the residence of the Israeli ambassador in Ankara to condemn Israel's airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, calling on the authorities to send troops to the conflict zone, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Saturday.
The Israeli military has long touted its cutting-edge air defences, with the Iron Dome, Arrow 3, Barak 8, and David’s Sling designed to protect the country from threats ranging from small rockets to long-range ballistic and cruise missiles. However, the ongoing firefight with Hamas in Gaza has shown that no air defence system is perfect.
The ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip, the worst in years, was triggered by court rulings to evict Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem and banning Palestinians from visiting holy sites during Ramadan.
Earlier in the day, Gaza-based Palestinian group Hamas reportedly stated that its current rocket barrages are based on the principle of retribution for any Israeli assault on the besieged Gaza Strip.
Azerbaijan and Iran share a 765 km border. Baku secured total control over the border area for the first time in decades following last year's war with the Armenian-backed self-proclaimed Artsakh Republic.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - India's northeastern Uttar Pradesh state began deploying police units and CCTV cameras to stop water burials in the Ganges amid growing safety concerns after dozens of floating bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims had been found in the river, media reported on Saturday.
While Ibrahimovic’s injury does not require surgery, the recovery time overlaps the tournament.