The international SWIFT network banned Iranian banks from its system soon after the US imposed sanctions against the country in November 2018. The ban was preceded by Washington's threats to slap sanctions on the financial network too if it were to continue working with the Islamic Republic's financial institutions.
A fresh report by the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB), co-convened by the World Health Organisation and the World Bank Group, warns that we are underprepared if a new contagion similar to the 1918 influenza pandemic strikes. According to its experts, it is “well past time to act”.
The 29-year-old Swede had trolled his fellow YouTuber Trisha over inviting another Internet persona to her studio where she "grossly" "ghosted" him instead of setting up business ties - something the diva failed to forget and forgive.
An armed man on a bridge in Kiev has fired several shots, spokesman of the National Police of Ukraine Yaroslav Trakalo said, adding that the case has been designated as preparation for a terrorist attack.
ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos found out the causes of a “hole” in the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft, but will not disclose the information, Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin said.
Elena Smith, who was hired by a Marrakesh hotel for dancing performances, was sacked from her job just a week after arrival amid her weight not conforming to the venue’s standards.
Einstein didn’t single out any distinguishing characteristics of black holes other than their mass and spin, and the approach seems to be largely accurate, although leaving some room for scientific contemplation whether there could be something at least slightly "hairy" in the insatiable cosmic void.
Several mosques in northern Germany have been vandalised over the past month as someone has defiled the Islamic holy book, the Quran, tearing it apart, urinating on it, and smearing it with excrement. Although the police have warned against making hasty judgments, some have blamed right-wing forces for the acts.