More than 284,000 new coronavirus cases have been reported worldwide over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who have caught the disease to 19.1 million, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Saturday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Early on Sunday, a fire broke out at Hotel Swarna Palace, which was leased by a private hospital to keep COVID-19 infected patients, in Vijayawada. Police have said the flames engulfed the whole building after an air-conditioner short circuited on the ground floor.
While elephants all seem adorable, with their innocent eyes and trunks, they are also loyal, quick to spot a threat and make a call to protect their friends. A viral video assures that elephants are the kind of friends who have your back.
On Thursday, US President Donald Trump signed an order which bans "any transaction by any person, or with respect to any property, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, with ByteDance Ltd" or its subsidiaries beginning 45 days after the signing.
Anti-government protests resumed in the Lebanese capital on Saturday, with demonstrators demanding the resignation of the government and social reforms. Hundreds have reportedly been injured in the clashes.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - About 5,000 people gathered in front of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on Saturday evening as anti-government protests in Israel entered the fifth consecutive weekend, police told Sputnik.
Britain earlier vowed to take tougher action on illegal migration together with France, as some 7,500 migrants in total could cross the Channel by Christmas.
The 61-year-old filmmaker, who founded EuropaCorp in 1999, is famous for directing The Fifth Element, Lucy, and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.