The US presidential election, in which current President Donald Trump is facing Democrat nominee Joe Biden, is set for 3 November. Early voting has already started in some states.
With the continuing coronavirus pandemic, traditional Halloween celebrations at the White House underwent some changes this time, with guests obliged to wear face coverings and observe social distancing.
Many incredible costumes and dresses are showcased at beauty pageants around the world, but some are so colourful and complex that it seems almost impossible to wear them. But Mexican girls have taken the lead, showing off the most inspiring and bold ensembles you could ever wish to see!
More and more countries are facing a second wave of COVID-19, with the number of infected people growing steadily. However, life goes on, and a number of events are still taking place across the globe.
For over three centuries, Catalan people have been adding a figurine of "el caganer" (which literally means "the pooper") to the Christmas nativity scene. It is considered good luck if you find the pooping statuette between the shepherds, sheep, and angels displayed in the scene.
One of the most controversial and, at the same time, influential figures in the world of modern fashion, Kim Kardashian West has long ceased to be just a reality TV star and a rapper's wife. She can now claim to be a style icon in her own right and a standard of beauty for a whole generation.
As the coronavirus pandemic keeps spreading all over the world, more COVID-19 art, films and books have been released not to mention the plethora of guidelines which have been issued to help people protect themselves against the highly infectious disease.
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 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.
Cavalry might seem a little outdated in the 21st century, but yet there is a certain beauty, elegance, and charm in riding on horseback, especially if the rider is a lady in uniform.
While the world is fighting the pandemic, with countries introducing more and more restrictions to curb the disease, people are continuing to enjoy their everyday lives: numerous political rallies, sporting events, and festivals have been held across the globe.
With each year's seasons of bushfires, firefighting is a truly dignified and much indispensable occupation in Australia. However, besides taking a direct role in saving the country from fires, Australian firefighters have managed to attract funds and attention by taking part in some quite spicy events.
Although your newsfeed may already be overloaded with images of autumn leaves and colourful trees, there is never too much of this breathtaking beauty in our life.
The history of bodybuilding dates back to the 19th century, when German athlete and showman Eugen Sandow started so-called muscle-display performances in England.
The past week has been marked by tragic developments taking place in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, where Armenia and Azerbaijan are conducting combat operations against each other.
Fashion Week has been in full swing in Paris, with the conceptual, provocative, sophisticated, and cinematic designers showcasing what women will be wearing from next September.
The most unusual and romantic championship has been held in Hungary - a wife-carrying competition. One of the conditions is that the spouse must literally be on the husband's neck, so the faster the man runs, the better off he'll be.
An aurora, sometimes referred to as polar lights (aurora polaris), northern lights, is the glow of the upper atmosphere that occurs as a result of their interaction with charged particles of the solar wind.
This past week, the world has followed dramatic developments unfolding in the Caucasus Mountain region of Nagorno-Karabakh that became a hotspot of hostilities, after Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other of violating the ceasefire agreement.
A new round of hostilities started in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on 27 September, with Azerbaijan and Armenia accusing each other of carrying out provocations that resulted in civilian and military casualties.