MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia will officially withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty on 18 December, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, adding that Moscow has notified the signatories of the agreement about its withdrawal.
Concerns have been mounting in India over the contamination of rivers after more than a 100 dead bodies, presumed to be of COVID-19 victims, were found floating in the Ganges in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
While Biden presented Putin with a pair of shades and a crystal sculpture of a Bison, the Russian president reciprocated by offering a decorated stationery set.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson earlier alleged Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) operatives helped organise, coordinate and orchestrate 6 January capitol riots, as he cited court documents referencing over a dozen ‘unindicted co-conspirators’.
Eyewitnesses captured the consequences of an incident at London's best-known international airport involving a plane which had arrived from Moscow.
Law and order in India's Uttar Pradesh has been a matter of concern for the successive state governments. As many as 2,317 rape cases were recorded in 2020, making it one of the most unsafe for women. As India's most populous state, it witnessed nearly 9% of all crimes registered nationwide.
The world's No.2 Naomi Osaka earlier withdrew from the French Open after she was refused permission to dodge mandatory post-match press conferences that she claimed were adding to her anxiety and depression. Her boycott of required media interviews resulted in some $15,000 in fines against the player.
Iran's sitting president, Hassan Rouhani, is not taking part in the 2021 election, as his second tenure is coming to an end. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until midnight, local time.