A wave of outrage and condemnation has swept Iran and the Middle East in the wake of the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian nuclear physicist and the head of the Iranian Defence Ministry's innovation centre; he was gunned down in his vehicle in the town of Absard in the Tehran region.
On Friday, UK chief negotiator David Frost said that a UK-EU post-Brexit trade deal was "still possible" and that he would keep negotiating until there was proof to the contrary.
Archaeologists uncovered 59 mummies in sealed sarcophagi and nearly 30 statues of ancient gods in the Egyptian necropolis of Saqqara in October, confirming the reputation of the site as “one of Egypt’s most important and longest-lasting burial places for over 3,000 years”.
David Prowse's agent and manager, Thomas Bowington, confirmed the sad news about the actor's passing on Sunday morning.
Football legend Diego Maradona died on 25 November at the age of 60 from a cardiac arrest. Thousands of people took to the streets of Buenos Aires to pay tribute to the Argentine star, who was later buried at a cemetery in the Bella Vista residential area.
Three mysterious stone structures standing in a secluded spot about 1000 km (600 miles) from Buenos Aires, Argentina, far from society and difficult to access from the road, has spawned local legends about their origins for decades.
A mysterious, three-meter-high object made of some kind of metal, seemingly man-made, was stumbled upon by state employees in a remote part of Utah as they were counting sheep from a helicopter; the monolith set off a frenzy of speculation as to its origins.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.451 million, over 62.1 million cases of the infection have been detected, and over 39.7 million people have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.