Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order giving TikTok’s owners ByteDance until 15 September to sell their US operations. The move was preceded by months of discussions over whether TikTok can spy on American users for the Chinese government, something the company denies.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Early on Sunday, a fire broke out at Hotel Swarna Palace, which was leased by a private hospital to keep COVID-19 infected patients, in Vijayawada. Police have said the flames engulfed the whole building after an air-conditioner short circuited on the ground floor.
As plans to transfer Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s mummy to the new Grand Egyptian Museum from his tomb in Luxor surfaced in May 2020, many feared the disturbance of Tutankhamun’s resting place could trigger the legendary “curse of the pharaohs”.
While elephants all seem adorable, with their innocent eyes and trunks, they are also loyal, quick to spot a threat and make a call to protect their friends. A viral video assures that elephants are the kind of friends who have your back.
More than 284,000 new coronavirus cases have been reported worldwide over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who have caught the disease to 19.1 million, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Saturday.
Anti-government protests resumed in the Lebanese capital on Saturday, with demonstrators demanding the resignation of the government and social reforms. Hundreds have reportedly been injured in the clashes.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - About 5,000 people gathered in front of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on Saturday evening as anti-government protests in Israel entered the fifth consecutive weekend, police told Sputnik.
Britain earlier vowed to take tougher action on illegal migration together with France, as some 7,500 migrants in total could cross the Channel by Christmas.