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    • A Palestinian boy walks past street art showing a malevolent coronavirus, in Gaza city on 22 September 2020.
      Last update: 11:20 GMT 19.10.2020
      11:20 GMT 19.10.2020

      Art Goes Viral: COVID-Themed Graffiti From Around the Globe

      40 million infected and more than a million dead. These mind-boggling numbers were unimaginable just 10 months ago, when the mysterious bug only began its ominous spread. However, nowadays the world is learning to deal with the pandemic - including through art.

    • Halloween decorations are seen at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen during the Danish giant pumpkin championships, 10 October 2020.
      Last update: 11:55 GMT 18.10.2020
      11:55 GMT 18.10.2020

      New Masks for Fall 2020: How Different Countries Prepare for Halloween

      Halloween is celebrated every year on 31 October, on the eve of All Saints' Day, traditionally considered the only day of the year when the spirits of the dead can return to Earth. Have a look how people around the world are preparing for Halloween in Sputnik’s photo gallery.

    • Cadet from the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Command School during horse riding practice.
      Last update: 14:16 GMT 17.10.2020
      14:16 GMT 17.10.2020

      No Time to Horse Around: Russian Female Cadets Show Off Riding Skills

      Cavalry might seem a little outdated in the 21st century, but yet there is a certain beauty, elegance, and charm in riding on horseback, especially if the rider is a lady in uniform.

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    • Democratic and Republican Nominees in 2020 Election
      Last update: 12:10 GMT 24.09.2020
      12:10 GMT 24.09.2020

      US Election 2020: What You Need to Know About Democratic and Republican Nominees

      The 2020 November elections in the United States are just six weeks away - in fact, early voting has already begun. The vote will decide who will be at the helm of the US - incumbent President Donald Trump, who will try to retain the position, or his Democratic rival Joe Biden, who is vying for the presidency for the third time.

    • UAE, Bahrain and Israel: Peace or Discord?
      Last update: 12:49 GMT 15.09.2020
      12:49 GMT 15.09.2020

      UAE, Bahrain and Israel: Peace or Discord?

      Israel has increased the number of Arab states that have established diplomatic ties with the Jewish state. The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have become the third and the fourth Arab nations to normalise ties with Israel after Jordan in 1994 and Egypt in 1979.

    • Russian two-vector vaccine against coronavirus
      Last update: 16:58 GMT 11.08.2020
      16:58 GMT 11.08.2020

      Russia’s Vaccine Against COVID-19 in Facts and Details

      The Russian Health Ministry registered the first coronavirus vaccine in the world on 11 August. It was developed jointly by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry.

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    • Rock ‘n’ Rolling Case Total
      Last update: 23:43 GMT 15.10.2020
      23:43 GMT 15.10.2020

      Rock ‘n’ Rolling Case Total

      US President Donald Trump's campaign played the ominous hit “In the Air Tonight” during a rally this week in Iowa, which has seen more than 103,000 COVID-19 cases.

    • Sickening Smooch
      Last update: 23:53 GMT 13.10.2020
      23:53 GMT 13.10.2020

      Sickening Smooch

      US President Donald Trump told his supporters during his first rally since his diagnosis and treatment for COVID-19 that he is now “immune” to the novel coronavirus, and that he wanted to give everyone in the crowd a “big fat kiss.”

    • Pink Eyes & Houseflies
      Last update: 21:47 GMT 08.10.2020
      21:47 GMT 08.10.2020

      Pink Eyes & Houseflies

      Nothing captured American’s attention more during the vice-presidential debate on Wednesday than US Vice President Mike Pence’s noticeably red eye and the massive housefly that landed on his head, as he answered questions and responded to his Democratic challenger, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).

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