Clashes broke out in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region early Sunday morning, with Azerbaijan and Armenia accusing each other of sparking the hostilities. The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has been the main bone of contention in cool relations between Yerevan and Baku for over three decades.
The decades-old frozen Armenian-Azeri conflict in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh exploded into large-scale military clashes on Sunday, with each side blaming the other for the escalation.
Despite pressure to carry out further studies after two cases of serious illness, British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has already resumed trials of its COVID-19 vaccine in Britain, Brazil, India, and South Africa, although the tests are still on hold in the US amid concerns from the National Institutes of Health.
Russia’s currency has suffered some losses during the coronavirus pandemic as global business activities have been halted throughout the world partly causing a significant drop in oil prices. However, the Wall Street giant, Goldman Sachs, believes that the ruble will bounce back as the price of oil is expected to rise in the next two years.
A position in the US Supreme Court fell vacant on the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on 18 September. US President Donald Trump has now nominated US Court of Appeals judge Amy Coney Barrett as his pick for the vacancy.
Cristiano Ronaldo is considered one of the best players in the history of football. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner had recently reached the milestone of scoring 100 international goals for Portugal.
The global toll of coronavirus cases has reached 32,749,934, according to the latest situation update from the US-based Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from federal and local authorities, the media and other sources.