WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Turkey’s test of the S-400 air defense system may have serious consequences for Ankara's relationship with Washington, Chief Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Rath Hoffman said in a Friday statement.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan has scheduled early presidential elections in the republic for 10 January 2021, the commission's press service told Sputnik.
Until recently, France has been reluctant to deal with the radicalisation of Muslims taking place in its mosques and Islamic centres, believes Israel's former ambassador to the French Republic. Now, however, as terror is rearing its head again, the country seems to be recalculating its position.
On Thursday, during his final debate with US President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said that he “would transition from the oil industry”, arguing that it “has to be replaced by renewable energy over time” because it “pollutes significantly”. Trump described Biden’s remark as “biggest statement in terms of business”.
Nations around the world are tightening coronavirus restrictions in a bid to curb the pandemic, which has already claimed 143,000 lives worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. Numerous labs are developing vaccines, with several drugs already undergoing stage 3 trials, including Russia's vaccine Sputnik V.
India, the world's second-worst hit country, has seen a significant drop in new COVID-19 cases almost two months after nearly hitting the 100,000 mark. As India with its 7.7 million cases trails the US (8.3 million cases), health experts warn of a tsunami of new cases amid festivities and jam-packed political rallies.
The nails were allegedly descovered in Jerusalem in 1990, in a first-century burial cave attributed to Caiaphas, the Jewish supreme priest who, according to the gospels, sent Jesus to his death. They were lost at some point, but in a 2011 documentary called "Nails Of The Cross", filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici said he had recovered the ancient relics.
Van Dijk is regarded the best centre-back in the world and is also one of the most expensive defenders. He has a been a key figure for the Reds since he joined them and helped the club to win the Champions League in 2019 and the 2019/2020 Premiere League. Now he is out with a serious injury.