The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their research on the reaction of cells to oxygen availability, with the official award ceremony taking place on 10 October.
The Port of Piraeus, one of the largest and most important transport hubs in Greece, has undergone numerous transformations and weathered the nation's financial and political crises over the past decade.
The 14th American Film Festival is taking place in Moscow from 24 September to 27 October.
Iran Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh, in an exclusive interview with Sputnik on the sidelines of Russian Energy Week, spoke about alternative ways of exporting Iranian oil, bypassing US sanctions without passing through the Strait of Hormuz, the country's petrochemical capabilities, and also gave his forecast for Brent crude oil prices.
Italy's centre-right parties, Fratelli d’Italia, Lega and Forza Italia, have decided to join forces to fight the new government.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Gen-Z Indians facing societal and technological disruptions can still take on board many of Mahatma Gandhi’s life-altering practices to achieve his dream of a clean and inclusive India, the head of the National Gandhi Museum said on Tuesday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The flood situation across most of India continues to be critical, but particularly so in the eastern state of Bihar, which is facing a possible medical emergency, the country’s National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) chief said on Monday.
Earlier this week, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the establishment of the Syrian Constitutional Committee, with the goal of securing a peaceful political settlement of the conflict in Syria. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem later confirmed that the inaugural meeting of the committee in Geneva had been set for 30 October.
Tom Ritchie, vice president of Strategic Projects at Cision, one of the leading providers of PR software, explains how new technologies and PR tools may change the media, how to connect with the right audience, and what the main problems are for modern companies in drawing up their PR strategies.
After the US withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) and its termination, there were widespread concerns that other international agreements were at risk.
On the occasion of the release of his memoirs, Edward Snowden gave an interview with France Inter radio in Moscow, where he expressed the desire for the French president to grant him political asylum. Some time ago, the former NSA agent, who speaks fluent French, turned to former President Francois Hollande with this request, but in vain.
For people suffering from Parkinson’s disease daily activities are a real challenge. If the Parkinsonians could regain control of their bodies, they would forget their illness and enjoy themselves. This is now possible thanks to popping dance classes, a wonderful project created by a young Italian.
The United States on 18 September handed over to Russian authorities 16 historical documents worth over $30,000 that were previously stolen from the Russian Federal Archive.
Israelis are going to the polls on 17 September to elect 120 members of the Knesset. The vote comes after PM Netanyahu failed to form a government following the April election. Izhar Shay, Blue and White party candidate for Knesset, venture capital investor and IT entrepreneur, reflects on what kind of government Israel might have after the vote.
Carles Puigdemont, who was thrust into the media spotlight two years ago amid a Catalonia independence referendum, insisted that those events were preceded by 30 years of Catalans exhausting all other options while attempting to engage in a realistic dialogue with Madrid.
Amid further discussions over how nation-states could commit to goals outlined in the Paris agreement and numerous meetings with the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), European Parliament lawmakers are in talks to learn how to implement new legislation set for a pilot phase from 2021 to 2023.
Akram Hasson, an outgoing member of the Knesset and former candidate from the party Kulanu has spoken about a merger with Likud and the benefits this alliance could bring ahead of the Israeli general elections, slated for 17 September.
Dr Yousef Jabareen, a Palestinian, member of Knesset and candidate from Israel’s Arab party Joint List, sheds light on the decision by the four biggest Arab-majority parties to join forces for the upcoming elections slated for 17 September and gives us his take on expectations for Arab voter turnout.
As Israel braces for general election scheduled for 17 September, Eli Hazan, the foreign affairs director at the Israeli Likud party, has spoken about the main challenges facing the party and the prospect of successfully forming a new government should the April vote's repeat.
BRICS International Forum President Purnima Anand believes that the main force driving the BRICS nations is cooperation between Russia, India, and China, with Russia being the largest democratic country in the world and India the most populous.