The smartphone generation of Asia's most populous nations, India and China, have taken the ongoing border hostilities in contested Ladakh which have been going on since April, to Twitter. The two armies of the two nuclear powers are near each other on the border and fought a pitched battle in June, in which soldiers on both sides died.
As soaring temperatures have resulted in the rapid melting of ice, experts predict that 95 percent of glaciers throughout the Alps could disappear by the end of this century. However, the climate change, despite its lamentable toll, has created unheard-of opportunities for archaeologists.
No air raid sirens and no explosions were heard in the capital of the unrecognised Republic of Artsakh (Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh) during the night or in the early hours of Tuesday, a Sputnik correspondent reports.
Earlier, the Lima Group, which encompasses over a dozen North and Latin American countries, called on the international community not to recognise the 6 December parliamentary elections in Venezuela, citing the need to stop what it called “electoral fraud” being conducted by Venezuela.
The news comes ahead of a crucial spectrum auction next month, which was delayed due to a government IT security review, according to the Scandinavian nation's telecom regulatory authority.
Nuclear power does not provide a clean and renewable source of energy which states can depend on, and those who argue otherwise are either misinformed or being disingenuous, a journalist who specialises in environmental issues tells Sputnik.
Canadian psychologist and celebrated public speaker Jordan Peterson has been battling several health issues throughout the past year, including benzodiazepine-dependency and COVID-19, which had crippled his ability to work and give public lectures. The professor underwent his latest stage of treatment in Belgrade, Serbia.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.117 million; over 40.3 million cases of the infection have been detected, and more than 27.6 million people have recovered, according to Johns Hopkins University.