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Three 'classic' Covid symptoms that have changed with Omicron

Three 'classic' Covid symptoms that have changed with Omicron

According to a Covid expert, continuous cough, a fever and loss of taste or smell - which were identified at the start of the pandemic - are now less common. UK epidemiologist and professor Tim Spector explained that the “virus …

Euro exchange rate exceeds 88 rubles

Euro exchange rate exceeds 88 rubles

The euro exchange rate was up by 0.21% during Monday foreign exchange trading on Moscow Exchange compared with the previous closure, reaching 88.05 rubles, hitting this level for the first time since January 14, 2022, according to the trading …

Armenian opposition alarmed by president’s resignation

Armenian opposition alarmed by president’s resignation

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian’s resignation will furnish Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan with a possibility to consolidate the entire authority in the country in his hands, a council member of the Republic Party of Armenia’s …

Germany urges 'prudence' in potential sanctions against Russia

Germany urges 'prudence' in potential sanctions against Russia

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Scholz has urged Europe and the United States to think carefully when considering sanctions against Russia for any aggression against Ukraine in a crisis pitting Berlin’s main gas supplier against its biggest …

Armenia's presidential staff chief dismissed

Armenia's presidential staff chief dismissed

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan, who tendered his resignation on Sunday, saying he believes the country's constitution does not give him sufficient powers to influence events, signed a decree to dismiss Emil Tarasyan, who was head of his …

U.S. offers Russia to restore arms control treaty

U.S. offers Russia to restore arms control treaty

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Washington and Moscow have the opportunity to find a common language in areas that are very important for international security. "There are a number of areas where I think it …

Russia confirms British foreign minister could visit Moscow

Russia confirms British foreign minister could visit Moscow

A possible visit by UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to Moscow is being looked at, Russia has received a corresponding request, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. "Such a request (for a visit by UK foreign …

Iran regains UN voting rights

Iran regains UN voting rights

Iran has restored its right to vote in the UN General Assembly after paying off its debt to the organization from Iranian assets frozen in South Korea, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Majid …

Armenian president announces his resignation

Armenian president announces his resignation

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has announced his resignation, according to a statement posted on his official website on Sunday. "It is not an emotion-driven decision and it has certain logic. The …

EU develops sanctions against Russia because of Ukraine

EU develops sanctions against Russia because of Ukraine

The European Union is working on a package of economic and financial sanctions against Russia in the event of a possible escalation of the situation in Ukraine. This was stated by Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg in an interview …

US stops ship leaving Iran with cargo for the Houthis

US stops ship leaving Iran with cargo for the Houthis

The United States Navy detained a ship in the Arabian Sea that had left Iran carrying cargo for the Houthi Yemeni rebels. According to the Ak-Hadath TV channel, there are tons of fertilizers on board that can be used as explosives. …

Bosphorus closed to ships due to weather

Bosphorus closed to ships due to weather

In Turkey, the Bosporus Strait was closed to traffic in both directions due to adverse weather conditions. This is stated in a message posted by the Istanbul Governor's Office on Twitter. As noted, traffic along the strait …