December 4, 2020, 11:41 pm
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
India has become the 6th worst-hit country in the world with 236,657 confirmed coronavirus cases as it has recorded close to 10,000 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.
Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on Saturday proceeded mostly peacefully as thousands of demonstrators
President Donald Trump on Friday lobbed barbs at protesters who kneel during the national anthem, after NFL quarterback Drew Brees apologised for remarks he made about the practice.
Thousands of Australians gathered in protests on Saturday embracing the cause of US protesters angered by the death
At a time when the US stands in front of a confluence of historic crises, former President Barack Obama has started stepping forward, emerging from his political hibernation and taking on an increasingly public role.
The World Health Organization announced Wednesday that clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine will resume as it searches for potential coronavirus treatments.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for a "new era of global health co-operation" as he prepared to host a vaccine fundraising summit on Thursday under the shadow of coronavirus.
Many people in Hong Kong plan to commemorate the bloody 1989 crackdown by Chinese troops in and around Tiananmen Square by lighting candles across the city on Thursday, circumventing a ban on the usual public gathering amid t
The number confirmed coronavirus cases across the world has gone up to 6,429,453 while the death toll reached 385,873
Mumbai escaped the brunt of a cyclone on Wednesday after winds changed direction and the storm made landfall further south on India's western coast than expected,
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of US cities on Tuesday for an eighth consecutive night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, clashing with police and looting stores in New York City.
India launches $6.7b plan to boost electronics manufacturing
The global death toll from Covid-19 reached 375,526 on Tuesday morning while the confirmed cases were 6,265,496, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University.
The Singapore government is racing to create additional housing for about 60,000 migrant workers by the end of this year, as it seeks to reduce the density in dormitories which have seen mass outbreaks of the coronavirus infe
India on Sunday expelled two officials working at the Pakistan embassy in New Delhi after they were held for espionage, the foreign ministry has said in a statement.
Armed bandits in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Katsina killed at least 18 people, including a local official, and stole thousands of livestock on Sunday, two witnesses and a police spokesman told Reuters news agency.