As September comes to an end, we should start preparing for long cold evenings. Warm and cosy clothes are essential at this time so it could be useful to hunt for some sources of inspiration before we start our autumn shopping.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the globe and many countries are working on a vaccine; meanwhile, life still continues, despite the crisis continuing to grip some parts of the planet.
The wedding fashion has evolved over the years, reflecting major trends in the way people dressed.
Belgian Crown Princess Elisabeth has started a military initiation training at Elsenborn Belgian army camp in Butgenbach as part of preparations for the inheritance of the country's throne.
The northernmost region of the Earth consists of the Arctic Ocean, adjacent seas, and parts of Alaska (United States), Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden. Several countries are seriously committed to projecting military power and their interests in the Arctic Ocean.
On 10 September, Iran’s Armed Forces began large-scale three-day drills, dubbed Zolphaghar 99, in the strategic Gulf of Oman. The manoeuvres involved the Navy, Air Force, and Army, including a domestically-made submarine, fighter jets, and air defences.
Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a compilation of photos to show the highlights of the past week, where you can get a glimpse of what has been happening across the globe during this truly extraordinary time.
This Friday marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11th attacks - one of the most dramatic incidents in the history of contemporary America, which claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people and altered the destinies of millions more.
The Moscow metro is one of the most distinctive places in the Russian capital. Once built to fulfil practical aims, including as a bomb shelter, the Moscow metro has turned into a tourist attraction flaunting its architecture, design and sculpture.
People have been using makeup for many centuries, with the earliest historical record of it coming from Egypt, around 3100-2907 BC.
With Election Day approaching, the race between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, is growing tougher.
The first of September is like the beginning of a new life - both for people and for nature. It is also a good day to reflect on your summer: what has it been like?
Last week, Spanish football club Barcelona confirmed that its forward, Lionel Messi, had informed them of his wish to leave the club this summer.
The USSR conducted the test of the most powerful thermonuclear bomb on 30 October 1961. Previously classified photos of this landmark event were released by Rosatom earlier this week.
As the coronavirus pandemic keeps spreading across the planet and many countries are working on a vaccine, people all over the world are continuing to live and enjoying the last days of summer.
The steppe regions of the Altai Territory in Russia are often called the land of a thousand lakes. Innumerable beautiful lakes with various chemical compositions of water, which are rich sources of minerals and can be used for medicinal purposes, are located in this picturesque region.
The unusual idea behind the transparent public toilets comes from Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who wanted to break stereotypes about public restrooms being dirty and smelly places.
The Moscow International Film Festival was first held in 1935 and became a regular event in 1959. Since 1999 it has been held annually. In Soviet times, the event was more than just a film festival but an opportunity for people to meet each other despite political difficulties.
Iran has not forgotten General Qasem Soleimani, who was killed by a US drone strike. Tehran has created a new ballistic missile and named it in his honour.
Although the coronavirus pandemic continues its march across our planet, life is gradually getting back to normal in countries worldwide: local governments are announcing a partial lifting of restrictions and people are rushing to beaches and other popular venues to enjoy the last moments of summer.