Russia registered the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine, named Sputnik V, earlier this week. The Russian Ministry of Health has said that Sputnik V had undergone all necessary checks and proven to be capable of building immunity against the virus.
Earlier CNN reported that the US Department of Defence was forming a special group that will investigate flying objects observed by American aircraft, the origin of which remains a mystery, but this news remained unconfirmed until now.
Emperor Hirohito announced the surrender of Japan to the United States on 15 August 1945 as Soviet armies invaded his puppet state in Manchuria. After the Second World War ended, the US hunted down a broadcaster who had betrayed her country.
Emperor Hirohito publicly announced the surrender of Imperial Japan on 15 August 1945. That day is commemorated in the UK as Victory in Japan Day, although the surrender document was formally signed only 18 days later.
Washington earlier vowed to follow up on its promise to "stop at nothing" to extend an arms embargo on Iran, after the UN Security Council voted against adopting a resolution seeking to prolong the blockade ahead of its expiration in October.
The United States stepped up its military activity in the South China Sea in 2010, when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the body of water a matter of ‘US national interest’. Since then, the US Navy has carried out regular ‘freedom of navigation’ missions in the area, to Beijing’s chagrin.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the Belarusian people to settle all their post-election differences through dialogue, his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said.
Brazil remains the worst-affected nation in Latin America in terms of cases, followed by Peru, Mexico, Colombia and Chile. Brazil is also the second worst-hit country globally after the US, reporting 15% of the world's cases.