South Korea has registered 256 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 2,022, according to Korean Health Ministry's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).
The 35-year-old pipeline was said to be the largest water source in the area, providing over 50 percent of Houston’s fresh water. Local authorities are still fighting to contain and repair the break.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Crude prices hit 2017 lows as investors were driven from the oil market on fears that the coronavirus crisis will completely damage demand growth for the year.
The move comes in anticipation of a possible new flow of refugees from Syria's Idlib province, where nearly a million people have been displaced.
Israel recently carried air raids into Syrian territory, hitting positions of various groups that Tel Aviv has deemed to be hostile to the Jewish state.
The US Navy claims a P-8A Poseidon belonging to the service was hit with a laser fired by a People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) destroyer last week while flying over international waters.
A 15.5-foot great white shark with a mass of 2,076 pounds took researchers by surprise earlier this week after pinging off the coast of New Orleans, Louisiana, for the first time in its recorded history.
Ankara previously deployed forces to Libya in support of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) against the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, in a civil war between the two sides.