The Strasbourg-based 46-member Council of Europe condemned Azerbaijan’s “aggressive military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh” and called for an immediate ceasefire. Marija Pejcinovic Buric, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, wrote: she is “deeply concerned” by reports of military escalation around the Karabakh region (95 percent inhabited by Armenians – ed.).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend Americans receive updated vaccines against COVID-19.
There are already 1,037 dead and 1,200 injured after the earthquake that shook Morocco at 11:00 local time on Friday.
Several buildings, including the minaret of a mosque, collapsed in the old town of Marrakesh, a World Heritage site at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, and people fled in panic when a huge earthquake shook Morocco last night.
Heavy damage was caused to a section of China’s Great Wall by construction workers who cut their way through the famous structure with a backhoe in Shaanxi province.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced at the beginning of the summer that El Niño had officially begun. It is an irregular but natural climate phenomenon that repeats every 2-7 years and amplifies the consequences of human-caused global warming.
Two explosions took place on Saturday evening (26th August) at a car gas filling station in the settlement of Crevedia in Dambovita county, Romania.
Donald Trump turned himself in on Thursday at the Atlanta, Georgia prison, where he was registered following the criminal indictment last week, after which he will be free to leave on bail.
The son of Rodolfo Sancho and Silvia Bronchalo, a popular actor couple in Spain, is accused of dismembering a Colombian man on the Thai resort island of Ko Phangan.
He knocked on the window of the top floor to get back into the building but fell before help arrived, says Index’s website.