At the time of the pandemic, people in many European countries express their gratitude towards modern heroes. As the photos of exhausted doctors and nurses with bruises on their faces have overwhelmed social media, the self-isolated people decided to make an expressive gesture to show their gratitude and support for physicians on the frontline.
President of the national luge federation of Georgia died at 62 while in Sigulda training camp, Latvia. The sad news is announced by the International Luge Federation (FIL) office in Berchtesgaden, Germany, and confirmed by the family representative of the late Georgian coach. This spring Mr Kumaritashvili intended to train three Georgian athletes in Latvia.
Today a landmark peace agreement is signed after 18 years of war.
The agreement is expected to result in American troops leaving Afghanistan within 14 months, and lead to a dialogue between the Taliban and the Kabul government that, if successful, will end one of the longest-running conflicts in the world.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, 91, has died in a military hospital in Cairo.
The armed forces of Egypt released a statement of mourning for the longtime air force officer and military leader: “The General Command of the Armed Forces mourns one of its sons, and one of the leaders of the glorious October war”. Three days of mourning have been announced.