An explosion occurred in a mosque located next to the new building of the Afghan Ministry of Internal Affairs in the government formed by the radical Taliban movement (a terrorist organization banned in Russia), Al Jazeera reported.
The head of the American electric car manufacturer Tesla, Elon Musk, presented on Friday a prototype of the humanoid robot Optimus, TASS reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed agreements on the admission of four new regions to Russia. In the Georgievsky Hall of the Kremlin, a ceremony was held to sign agreements on the admission of Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions to Russia, RIA Novosti reports.
The Royal Mint of Great Britain showed coins of £5 and 50 pence with the image of King Charles III. The coins were designed by British sculptor Martin Jennings.
A team of specialists from the Francis Crick Institute (FCI) has voiced the potential threat of e-cigarettes. According to scientists, in ten years vaping can cause a new wave of cancer, according to The Independent.
Oil quotes are changing in different directions on Friday, traders assess the prospects for oil demand and the likelihood of cuts in production by OPEC+ countries at the upcoming meeting, Interfax reports.
The UAE canceled the mask regime in hotels and restaurants. However, wearing masks will remain mandatory in mosques, hospitals and public transport.
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced today the launch of Nusuk (nusuk.sa), the official Saudi integrated digital platform that offers all pilgrims and visitors an easy-to-use planning gateway for their journeys to Makkah and Madinah.