WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – All staff in the White House have been required to wear full personal protective equipment (PPE) since President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.
ANKARA (Sputnik) – The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Turkey’s western Izmir province has gone up to 73, according to the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).
The motorcade of Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh was apparently targeted in an assassination attempt. A roadside bomb went off as the vehicles passed by, killing at least 10 people but leaving the top official unharmed. The deadly incident happened on Wednesday morning in the Taimani area in northwestern Kabul. The powerful explosion left the…
China, Japan and South Korea have long been in the lead when it comes to car battery technology. With new technologies and better production methods, Tesla now wants to change that. Germany is falling behind.
To detect coronavirus outbreaks early on, scientists are testing sewage plants and blood in addition to evaluating heart rates through fitness tracker data. Taken together, these systems could replace complicated track and trace efforts to contain the pandemic.
Iran’s foreign ministry has apparently denied reports that a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander and three of his escorts were killed in a drone strike on their car near Iraq’s border with Syria. “It seems to be fake news,” ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a press briefing on Tuesday in Tehran. He added…
Sebastian Kurz’s supporters admire his chutzpah, but critics see the Austrian chancellor’s stubborn maneuvering as a danger to the cohesion of the European Union. DER SPIEGEL paid a visit to his offices in Vienna.