Moscow has—for the first time—deployed aircraft capable of carrying the Kinzhal hypersonic missile.
The photos of the rescue effort were taken as thousands of migrants entered Spain's North African enclaves.
At least 6,000 people, including 1,500 minors, swam from Morocco to the bordering Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Africa's north coast on Monday.
Europe is increasingly being enmeshed in Middle Eastern rivalries and geopolitical strife.
The woman was being airlifted from Lampedusa to a hospital in Sicily only an hour away, but gave birth while airborne.
"We have nothing here, and it keeps getting worse by the day. I have wasted my youth," Mohammad Hijazi told Newsweek.
Turkey is a very destabilizing presence in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
"When you see the state of her body, you know she is going to die," said Arnaud Gauffier from WWF France
Moscow has not had a major military base in the Mediterranean since Egypt ordered out Soviet forces in 1972 has. This is changing.
Tuesday's incident was the third dangerous interception in two months, the Navy said in a statement.
The land mass, now called Greater Adria, split from supercontinent Gondwana 240 million years ago during the Triassic Period—but was forced into the Earth's mantle 140 million years later, when it came into contact with what is now Southern Europe.
Scientists studied people from the age of 25 for 30 years to understand how diet affects brain health.
"The worst has already come to pass...Sea rescue missions have been criminalized," said Pia Kemp.
The Libyan coastguard has enjoyed all kind of support from European governments in exchange for preventing refugees and migrants from reaching European shores - even if such cooperation results in torture.
In an inflammatory rally, populist Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio of Italy blamed France for the migration of Africans to Europe and demanded that the European Union impose sanctions on the country.
"We saw the American flag, and we tried to reach them, but as we approached, they seemed to avoid us," one survivor said.
The Haifa port will come under control of the Shanghai International Port Group in 2021. Israeli critics are worried about potential security issues posed by China's presence.
Previously, the oldest direct evidence for cheese-making in the region dated to the beginning of the Bronze Age.
Amber has been valued for its color and natural beauty since ancient times.
The International Organization for Migration has said that 1,504 people have died this year, with more than half of those deaths occurring since June 1.
1,763 people drowned attempting to immigrate to Europe through the Mediterranean in 2017.
Buyan-M-class missile corvette Vyshny Volochyok was officially made part of the Black Sea Fleet and is headed off for global military drills.
Russian warships and submarines don't only target ISIS and other Syrian insurgents, but also provide a cover against NATO's southern flank in Europe.
An earthquake struck Lechaion somewhere between 50 and 125 A.D., and the majority of the ruins have since been buried beneath sediment.
As frightening as they are, real tsunamis do much less damage than storms—and they may be less common than scientists realized.