Veena Malik, a Pakistani actress and model is no stranger to controversy. She was earlier embroiled in a nude photoshoot scandal involving the cover of the Indian edition of FHM in which she had "ISI", the initials of Pakistan's spy agency, written on her arm. She sued the magazine, claiming she was "duped": there was a photoshoot, but no nudity.
Over the past week, hundreds of bodies suspected to be of COVID victims have been found floating in rivers in different Indian states. Authorities are probing these incidents.
In late Match, Joe Biden grabbed global headlines after having trouble walking up the stairs to Air Force One before travelling to Atlanta. The incident sparked another round of debate on the US president's physical health.
Earlier in the day, the military wing of Hamas, the Al-Qassam Brigades, reported a strike on Jerusalem, after launching a rocket barrage on Tel Aviv. Sirens in the Israeli capital were activated at least two times in half an hour, with reports of the country's Iron Dome aerial defense system intercepting dozens of missiles.
The Tesla founder announced that his company has stopped accepting Bitcoin as payment for electric vehicles over concerns about the negative environmental impact of cryptomining.
Magnus Ranstorp of the National Defence College has described Sweden's failure to address the growing threat of Islamism as a "chain reaction of lateness on all various levels and different fronts", a "disaster", and a "betrayal of society".
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Beijing, following Seoul, is showing interest in cooperation in the framework of the project to build the Snowflake International Arctic Station, Nikolai Korchunov, ambassador-at-large of the Russian Foreign Ministry, a senior official of the Arctic Council from Russia, told Sputnik.
So far, over 160 million coronavirus infections have been confirmed worldwide, with the global death toll from the pandemic surpassing 3.3 million, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.