November 27, 2020, 1:57 pm
Coronavirus cases are soaring in several major countries at the same time, with “worrying increases” in Latin America, especially Brazil, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Assailants killed 15 inhabitants of an indigenous village in southern Mexico that has been plagued by local disputes, authorities said on Monday, in one of the most brutal attacks to shake the countryside in recent years.
Saudi Arabia says it will bar arrivals from abroad to attend the hajj this year due to the coronavirus, allowing only a limited number of Saudi citizens and residents to make the pilgrimage with social distancing measures enf
Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, officially passed 50,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a blow for a country already grappling with more than 1 million cases, rising political instabilit
Tedros urged people to maintain social distancing and "extreme vigilance."
South Korea’s chief nuclear negotiator will hold talks with officials in Washington on Thursday amid flaring tensions with North Korea after Pyongyang blew up an inter-Korean liaison office and threatened military action.
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would not close businesses again as several states reported rising numbers of new coronavirus infections.
Senior officials from China and US are scheduled to meet on Wednesday in the US state of Hawaii to talk over a range of key issues like bilateral trade, Huawei and Hong Kong, sending a signal that their souring relations in r
India’s army said on Tuesday 20 of its soldiers had been killed in clashes with Chinese troops at a disputed border site, in a major escalation of a weeks-long standoff between the two Asian giants in the western Himalayas.
The director-general of the World Health Organization is scheduled to give a commencement speech to students at the elite Tsinghua University in Beijing, amid accusations from the United States that he is biased towards China
People traffickers holding hundreds of Rohingya refugees at sea are demanding payments from their families before they will release them from boats off the shores of Southeast Asia, relatives and rights groups say.
Bollywood has lost yet another actor as reports suggest that Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his residence in Mumbai.
The global death toll from the Covid-19 stood at 420,993 while the number of confirmed cases reached 7,500,777 until Friday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University.
The global death toll from the highly contagious Covid-19 stood at 416,084 while the number of confirmed cases reached 7,357,011 on Thursday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hop
The global death toll from the highly contagious Covid-19 stood at 411,144 while the number of confirmed cases reached 7,237,093 on Wednesday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Ho
"We would hope that in any mass gathering now. People who have had now four to five months to really internalise, that someone who is unwell, should really be at home and not engaged in any public activity"
Authorities are now considering allowing “only symbolic numbers” this year, with restrictions including a ban on older pilgrims and additional health checks
Malaysian authorities detained 269 Rohingyas refugees and found a body on board a suspected smuggling boat they said had been intentionally damaged so it couldn’t be turned back to sea.
The global death toll from Covid-19 reached 398,321 on Sunday morning while the confirmed cases were 6,855,858, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University.
The pledges will be directed towards diagnostics, vaccines, therapeutics, and research and development