The crisis around Tehran’s atomic programme resumed in 2018 after President Donald Trump announced America's unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
According to Russia’s top diplomat, Moscow will raise its voice against a possible confrontation at the next summit of UN Security Council permanent members, which also includes the US, China, France, and Great Britain.
A recent quake in the northwestern US was so strong, that a popular beach along Stanley Lake has almost fully submerged, with after effects still occurring.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As military and diplomatic level talks last week have resulted in the withdrawal of troops along the Line of Actual Control in the Galwan Valley of eastern Ladakh, another round of talks between Indian national security adviser Shri Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi are underway on Friday.
According to John Hopkins University, Britain has at least 289,000 infected and the death toll from COVID-19 is the third-highest in the world, at 44,687. Scotland, however, remains less affected than England, accounting only for 18,315 cases, and 2,490 fatalities.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India is one of the biggest buyers of Venezuelan oil in spite of US sanctions. Private Indian refiners Reliance Industries and Nayara Energy are the only buyers from India. Soon after the US imposed sanctions, the Indian Ministry of Petroleum and Gas had advised the two firms to make sanctions-proof transactions.
The total coronavirus count has surpassed 12,300,000 cases worldwide, while the death toll from the infection is around 555,000, according to John Hopkins University.
The deep-space robotic equipment dubbed "Psyche" is due to be launched on board a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket in late summer 2022. It will whizz past Mars and then set about measuring a nearby asteroid's features.