On Friday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed that he had signed a decree converting Istanbul’s historic Hagia Sophia into a mosque which will open for Muslim prayers on 24 July.
Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, known on Instagram as Ray Hushpuppi, was arrested together with another Nigerian influencer by police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in June. Last week, the two men appeared in court in Chicago. How they ended up in the United States is unclear, because Washington has no formal extradition treaty with the UAE.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A century after fueling Panama separatism, US economic interests still aggressively dominate the region, including Venezuela, analysts told Sputnik ahead of the 100-year anniversary of the dedication of the Panama canal.
MOSCOW, (Sputnik) - Russian Su-35 and MiG-31 fighter jets were scrambled on Saturday to intercept the RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft of the US air force over the Sea of Japan (East Sea), the Russian Defenсe Ministry said.
The vaults are expected to be from 100 to 100,000 cubic metres and will allegedly ensure a constant relative humidity of 40 percent and temperature of 53F (12 Celsius), making it possible to store not only gold but also money and artwork as well.
With countries across the world continuing to ease COVID-19 lockdowns, wearing a medical mask in shops and on public transport is still mandatory in Ireland and Scotland.
The award-winning rapper stunned audiences on 5 July when he announced he was trying his hand in a completely new walk of life, setting himself a goal of challenging President Trump, who he had earlier endorsed, and presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the forthcoming national polls.
Due to new outbreaks, several areas and cities around the world have been put on lockdown, including parts of eastern Spain and the Australian city of Melbourne. Pandemic restriction measures have also been imposed in Belgium, with people obliged to wear masks in public places once again.