The continuing surge of coronavirus cases across the US along with the inevitable restrictions that are employed to stave off the spread of the pandemic are forecast to weigh heavily on economic recovery.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States is moving its USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and other warships into the Persian Gulf to support the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, CNN reported on Saturday, adding that the decision was made before the assassination of Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
The "resurrected" man told the Kenyan newspaper The Standard that his return from the beyond had inspired him to dedicate his life to God, as he believes he was given another chance.
The military operation was reportedly launched in February 2020, five months after the September 2019 attack on two major Saudi oil facilities by Yemen’s Houthi militia, which temporarily wiped out about half of the kingdom’s oil output.
Several thousand farmers from the states of Punjab and Haryana began marching towards the national capital Delhi earlier this week, protesting the government's agricultural market liberalisation laws. Battling water cannons and tear-gas shells, the farmers entered Delhi last evening and are currently demonstrating in the city's North-West.
One official was reportedly executed for importing banned goods into the country amid increased customs controls at the border due to the pandemic. Another senior official was executed on charges of currency exchange fraud.
The global death toll from the coronavirus has topped 1.44 million, over 61.9 million cases of the infection have been detected, and over 42.7 million people have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.