Russian rescuers find another body under rubble in Beirut

BEIRUT, August 8. /TASS/. Russian emergency ministry rescuers taking part in the search and rescue effort in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, hit by a powerful blast on Monday, have pulled another body from the rubble of a collapsed building,…

Number of coronavirus cases worldwide grows by 1.8 million in past week

MOSCOW, August 8. /TASS/. The number of novel coronavirus cases worldwide increased by 1.8 million in the past seven days – the biggest-ever weekly figures reported since the start of the pandemic. More than 19.1 million people all over the…

Number of coronavirus cases worldwide grows by 1.8 million in past week

MOSCOW, August 8. /TASS/. The number of novel coronavirus cases worldwide increased by 1.8 million in the past seven days – the biggest-ever weekly figures reported since the start of the pandemic. More than 19.1 million people all over the…

Russian doctors help 92 people, including 12 children, in Beirut hospital

BEIRUT, August 8. /TASS/. Doctors of the Russian emergencies ministry’s mobile hospital in Beirut helped 92 people, including 12 children, in the past two days, the head of the medical service of the ministry’s Tsentrospas State Central Airmobile Rescue Team…

Russian ambassador in Minsk calls for soonest release of detained Russians

MINSK, August 8. /TASS/. Russia’s Ambassador to Belarus Dmitry Mezentsev is convinced that the soonest release of Russian citizens earlier detained in Belarus would be a “justified and fair” decision under the current circumstances. He also told reporters on Friday…

Russian ambassador in Minsk calls for soonest release of detained Russians

MINSK, August 8. /TASS/. Russia’s Ambassador to Belarus Dmitry Mezentsev is convinced that the soonest release of Russian citizens earlier detained in Belarus would be a “justified and fair” decision under the current circumstances. He also told reporters on Friday…

Trump believes Russia, China don’t want his re-election

WASHINGTON, August 8. /TASS/. US President Donald Trump believes that he is the last person whom Russia and China would like to see as the US president, the US leader told reporters in Bedminster, New Jersey. “The last person Russia…

Three months before elections, US once again accuses Russia, China, Iran of meddling

WASHINGTON, August 8. /TASS/. Three months before the presidential elections in the United States, the US government once again accused its main opponents on the international arena – Russia, China and Iran – of attempts to interfere into the electoral…

Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 278,000 in past day — WHO

GENEVA, August 7. /TASS/. More than 278,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on August 7, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 18.9 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin…

UN says $15 mln released to help response to Beirut port blast

UNITED NATIONS, August 7. /TASS/. The United Nations has allocated 15 million US dollars from its specialized funds to help Lebanon following the powerful explosion at Beirut’s port, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA)…