ATHENS (Sputnik) - The Greek government challenged on Monday the legitimacy of Turkey's intention to extend the area in the Eastern Mediterranean where it has the authority to conduct search and rescue operations, as it covers areas within Greece's jurisdiction.
The first lady had contact with a person who later tested positive for the coronavirus on 15 October, and will now stay isolated for a week.
While the vessel was docked in Georgia, United States for maintenance. An officer reportedly staggered onto the nuclear-armed submarine drunk holding a bag of leftover barbecue chicken.
The Artemis programme is named after the mythological sister of Apollo, the name given to the first manned lunar program in the 1960s. The aim of the the Artemis program is to land the first woman and the next man on the lunar surface by 2024.
The vaccine was registered in August, becoming the world's first inoculation against the coronavirus. It was developed by the Gamaleya Institute, with the Russian Direct Investment Fund acting as the primary investor for the vaccine's development and distribution.
Last week, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned that his country was prepared to leave the single market bloc at the end of the year without a trade agreement.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Hunter Biden's laptop and emails on it are not part of a Russian disinformation campaign, US Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The main advantages of EpiVacCorona, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology Vector in the Russian city of Novosibirsk, are its effectiveness, safety and simplicity of production, the centre's Director-General Rinat Maksyutov said on Monday.
The aluminium bar was installed on Grille, the aviso (a type of dispatch boat) that was used as a state yacht by Nazi Germany's dictator Adolf Hitler and top officials of the regime. The vessel was sold for private use a year after the Second World War ended.
Ever since being forced to fend off allegations of having allowed “foreign agents” to abuse its platform in an attempt to "manipulate" the 2016 US presidential election, Facebook has pledged efforts to revise its rules and tighten its safeguards, insisting it would not be a “conduit for misinformation”.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the thoughtless imitation of the West has caused Turkey the greatest damage.
VIENNA (Sputnik) - Indoor social gatherings of more than six people and outdoor meetings of more than 12 individuals will be banned in Austria from Friday as the European country seeks to respond to a rapid rise in new COVID-19 cases, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Monday.
PRAGUE (Sputnik) - Czech Labour Minister Jana Malacova said on Monday in comments accidentally caught on the microphone during an interview with Czech television, that Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis was a "moron" who had made a "mess" of the country.
BANGKOK (Sputnik) - Thai lawmakers will meet for an extraordinary parliament session to discuss the demands put forward by participants of the ongoing anti-government rallies in Bangkok, Parliament President Chuan Leekpai said on Monday.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - The US threats to impose sanctions on anyone supplying weapons to Iran are senseless, as such restrictions would be illegitimate, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian said at a briefing on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Marine Le Pen, the leader of the French right-wing National Rally party, on Monday said it was necessary to deport from France religious separatists of foreign origin advocating hatred while speaking at a press conference on concerning a deadly attack on a French teacher by a Chechen teenager.
The UK and European Union have been trying to forge a rudimentary post-Brexit free trade agreement before the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020, with the treaty-breaking Internal Markets Bill a point of contention that has soured relations between the sides.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Norwegian health authorities have detected a new mutation of the coronavirus with a higher transmission capacity in the central municipality of Trondheim, local chief physician Tove Rosstad told the NRK public broadcaster on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Former Afghan warlord and ex-Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar will arrive in Pakistan on Monday for a three-day visit to discuss the ongoing Afghan peace process, Pakistan's The News portal reports, citing the country's ambassador in Kabul, Mansoor Khan.
Police were called to the church on High Road in East London after a man tried to remove a wooden cross from the building.