The timing of the attacks so close to the election and the potential for disruption set off concern inside private security firms, law enforcement and intelligence agencies
In a statement, the EU said that the the "adopted restrictive measures consist of a travel ban to the EU and an asset freeze for individuals, and an asset freeze for the entity"
Two months after Sputnik V, Russia approves second COVID-19 vaccine EpiVacCorona before advance testing
The vaccine has been approved ahead of a large scale advanced study that was scheduled to start in November or December. The results of the early-stage human trials of the vaccine have not yet been published
In Britain, which has suffered the greatest number of virus deaths in Europe, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has walked a tightrope between scientific advisors who are pushing for another nationwide lockdown and members of his Conservative Party who warn that such a draconian response would wreck the economy
'Everyone wants a flag': Turkey support lifts spirits in Aizerbaijan as Ankara reaffirms backing of Baku
Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev has repeatedly thanked Turkey for support analysts have described as a 'game-changer' in the current conflict
The fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces began 27 September and left hundreds of people dead in the biggest escalation of the decades-old conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh
Vladimir Putin praises Joe Biden's stance on arms control, hedging his bets on US presidential election
The Russian president called Biden's reference to Trump in last week's debate as 'Putin's puppy' a compliment to Russia and claimed it 'actually enhances our prestige'
Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, discharged from German hospital after 32 days, mocks Vladimir Putin
In an Instagram post, the Russian Opposition leader scoffed at Putin's comments that Navalny might have poisoned himself, saying it was a "good theory"
Happy birthday Narendra Modi: From Vladimir Putin to Dalai Lama, world leaders and personalities wish PM
Wishes have poured in for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday as he turned 70 on Thursday. Several prominent world leaders greeted the prime minister on his special day. Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli, the Dalai Lama, among others were some of the prominent names who wished Modi.
No empathy for Black people and minimising COVID-19 risk: What Bob Woodward wrote about Donald Trump
In describing his chemistry with Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump said: “You meet a woman. In one second, you know whether or not it’s going to happen.”
The fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was poisoned on a domestic flight in Russia last month. He was later flown to Germany for treatment.
The vaccine consists of two shots that use a modified common cold adenovirus that can produce coronavirus proteins.
Russian doctors claim 'no trace' of poison in Alexei Navalny, refuse to transfer Kremlin critic overseas for treatment
Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critics, remains in a coma in intensive care after a suspected poisoning his allies link to his political activity and believe was engineered by the Kremlin
Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny poisoned, claims spokesperson; Russian Opposition leader on ventilator support
The 44-year-old, known for his anti-corruption campaigns against top officials and outspoken criticism of President Vladimir Putin, has suffered physical attacks in the past
Coronavirus News and Vaccine Updates: The Union Territory reported its highest spike of 481 new cases today, taking the total to 2,616
The director of AIIMS Delhi said 'If Russia’s vaccine is successful, then we will have to see critically whether it is safe and effective.'
Far from awe-inspiring Sputnik launch in 1957, Russia's COVID-19 vaccine met with concerns about science, safety
Sputnik V underscores how, like in the space race, competition to have the first vaccine is about international rivalries as much as science.
Russia's 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine: WHO in close contact with Russian health ministry for 'rigorous review' of safety, efficacy data
When a vaccine is pre-qualified by the WHO, the manufacturers seek the agency's stamp of quality, and approval for its use.
The vaccine race comes at a time when Washington is already engaging in a new debate over how to recalibrate relations between the two powers after the election