The United States sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the Middle East in May in a "clear message" to Iran that any attack on American interests or those of its allies would be met with "unrelenting force" in response to what Washington described as a "number of troubling and escalatory indications".
Following weeks of media speculation, Prince Andrew has denied being aware of any "behaviour of the sort" that led to the arrest and conviction of the now-deceased US financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Despite his statement, new details about their 20-year "friendship" continue to surface.
US superstar Taylor Swift’s first major label album, Lover, was released Friday, with the celebrity making the media rounds and opening up on some of the highlights of her intense year.
An Iranian tanker was arrested by authorities in British overseas territory Gibraltar last month over a tip from the US that the ship allegedly was carrying oil for Syria thus undermining EU sanctions against the country. Tehran has denied Washington's claims.
Three minor earthquakes over several hours were recorded on 24 and 25 August on the shores of Lake Baikal in the Republic of Buryatia, Russia, according to the website of the Baikal branch of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Jordan Peterson has called on lawmakers to take measures and make the production of deepfakes a felony offense after an audio spoofing website, based on a neural network, appeared to mimic the voice of the Canadian professor, thus making him say things he never said.
Cristiano Ronaldo and girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez have experienced a tough year, including allegations of sexual misconduct against Ronaldo. Nonetheless, the two have survived the ordeal, with the football icon maintaining his lucrative sponsorship deals.
The annual G7 summit started the day before in Biarritz, France with the seven leaders of the member states discussing important international economic and financial issues.