The result of this year's US presidential election could be delayed for weeks and even disputed in the Supreme Court as tens of millions of voters cast their ballots by mail. Democratic candidate Joe Biden has refused to rule out increasing the size of the court so he can pack it with liberal justices.
On Thursday, at least three people were killed in a terrorist attack at and near the Notre Dame Basilica, located in the French city of Nice.
In mid-July, Huawei reported significant growth in the first half of this year despite tightening US sanctions on the Chinese tech giant, including restrictions to limit the company's access to semiconductors manufactured with American equipment.
British security services and counter-terrorism policing units are "working as hard as ever" to prevent politically motivated attacks, a former police officer and expert in terrorism and security explains to Sputnik.
Tensions between Israel and Lebanon escalated in late August when the Jewish state's military launched airstrikes against Hezbollah observation posts, in response to the Lebanon-based Shia militant group firing two shots from across the border aimed at Israeli troops.
The tomb in question belongs to Wahtye, a high-ranking priest and official who served under Pharaoh Neferirkare Kakai of the Fifth Dynasty. Archaeologists say the tomb, which until its discovery had been left untouched for 4,400 years, is the most decorated one ever found at the Saqqara burial ground.
Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to three ceasefire deals over the past month (two mediated by Russia, and one by the United States), but all of them fell through, as Baku and Yerevan accused each other of violating the agreements and continuing the attacks in Karabakh mere hours after the truces entered into force.
Paris and Berlin introduced severe measures earlier this week, including a nationwide lockdown in France and "partial lockdown" in Germany, as the countries are trying to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.