BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Nine people were detained on Thursday in the Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires over riots and other public order violations following the death of the Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona, the Infobae news portal reported.
Thousands of fans in Buenos Aires attended the funeral ceremony on Thursday paying tribute to the Argentinian football legend, who passed away aged 60 due to a cardiac arrest.
YEREVAN (Sputnik) – Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Friday that he had held two phone conversations on the situation in Azerbaijan's conflict-torn region of Nagorno-Karabakh with Russian President Vladimir Putin within an hour.
According to a 104-page lawsuit, multiple violations of the Constitution could have taken place during the 2020 presidential election, all aimed at putting the presumed president-elect Joe Biden ahead.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – Argentine football great Diego Maradona has been buried at a cemetery in the Bella Vista residential area near Buenos Aires, the TN broadcaster reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Syrian militants from the Nusra Front terror group* carried out 29 attacks across the de-escalation zone in and around the northwestern province of Idlib, the deputy head of Russia's Syria reconciliation centre said on Thursday.
The food-chain giant apparently meant that at some point, everyone outgrows the happy meal, typically ordered by children, but many Twitter users sensed a deeper meaning in the controversial post.
PARIS (Sputnik) – France is not recognizing the independence of the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh, which controls a part of Azerbaijan's Nagorno-Karabakh region, despite the relevant resolution of the national Senate, a spokesperson for the French Foreign Ministry said.
The incumbent US president has so far refused to concede to what he called "election fraud", vowing to continue his legal battle to ensure that all ballots cast in the 3 November election are legitimate.
The US president previously said that the vaccine would be available before the 3 November presidential election, prompting criticism from Democrats who believed he was rushing its development.
Venezuelan UN envoy Samuel Moncada has called for cooperation between the 29 nations currently under unilateral US sanctions to "mitigate" their effects - just as Iran, Russia and Cuba have helped his country in the past.
Controversy is surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, with critics expressing concerns that it could be based on "shaky science".
A South Korean court has found the mastermind of one of the country's biggest online porn abuse rings guilty. The criminal lured his victims over a period of nine months, starting in spring 2019. He later declared himself to be a "devil", admitting his guilt.
Maradona's death sparked riots and public order violations in Argentina's capital of Buenos Aires, as people around the world are mourning the football legend.
Earlier in the day, thousands of football fans flooded the streets of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires to pay tribute to late football star Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday.
The governor issued new regulations as the city continues to show an increasing number of daily new coronavirus infections amid the second wave of the pandemic. The justices, however, ruled that his measures were disproportionate and violated the First Amendment rights of religious groups.
The European Parliament on Thursday adopted a resolution calling for sanctions against Turkey for the partial reopening of the previously fenced off Varosha coastline area in the breakaway Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
The UK prime minister said mass community testing for coronavirus in Liverpool - aided by some 2,000 army personnel - had helped drive down the infection there, and would soon be offered to the four-tenths of the country under the new tier-three restrictions.
The current US administration, as well as the Congress, has repeatedly threatened to impose sanctions on Turkey over its procurement of S-400 air defence systems from Russia – first vowing to do so upon delivery, then upon actual deployment. Ankara has repeatedly refused to comply with the US demands.
The European Parliament green-lighted on Thursday the bloc’s first tariff reduction deal with the United States in over 20 years, which concerns just over $200 million in bilateral trade but is expected to lay the basis for "renewed constructive transatlantic engagement."