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The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Saturday (27 November) confirmed 1,761 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore – bringing the country's total case count to 261,636 – as well as six deaths due to the disease.
Air pollution remains extremely high in the Indian capital a day after authorities closed schools indefinitely and shut some power stations to reduce smog that has blanketed the city for much of the month
World nations gather Monday to thrash out whether to pursue a pandemic treaty setting out how to handle the next crisis -- which experts fear is only a matter of time.
In the late 19th to early 20th centuries, recreated African villages were set up across Europe as amusement parks that served to extol the supposed cultural superiority of colonising empires.
A rare joint opinion article by the ambassadors of China and Russia has sharply assailed President Joe Biden's plans for a virtual summit of democratic countries -- from which they were pointedly excluded.
Green party co-leader Annalena Baerbock is to become Germany's first woman foreign minister, her party announced Thursday, as the country's incoming coalition government takes shape.
More than 200 refugees and asylum seekers will be trained as tour guides at several Oxford museums over the next five years. This innovative initiative is part of the "Multaka" project, launched in 2015 in Germany.
Three days of rioting have plunged the Solomon Islands into chaos, exposing widespread frustration at low living standards and revealing the government's inability to uphold the rule of law.
Legendary songwriter, lyricist and composer Stephne Sondheim has died at the age of 91 at home. He is widely credited with redefining American musical theatre - amoung his most famous works are West Side Story, Company and Sweeney Todd.
The decision to ban entry to travellers comes after WHO labels omicron as a variant of concern
Hundreds of farmers gather on the outskirts of Delhi to mark one year of protests against agricultural reforms. This comes a week after India's Prime Minister Modi announced a move to repeal the three controversial agricultural reform laws.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told officials on Saturday to review plans to ease travel restrictions as concerns rise over the new Omicron https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/japan-tighten-border-controls-s-africa-others-new-virus-variant-jiji-2021-11-26 variant of COVID-19. But after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the new variant to be "of concern", Modi "highlighted the need for monitoring all international arrivals, their testing as per guidelines, with a specific focus on countries identified 'at risk'," the government said in a statement after he met with officials to review the COVID-19 and vaccination situation. The WHO said Omicron, initially detected in South Africa, may spread more quickly than other forms.
Governments across Europe rushed on Friday to bolster their defences against a fresh coronavirus spike, as South Africa announced it had detected a new Covid-19 strain that scientists fear could torpedo efforts to beat the pandemic.
Anxious travellers thronged Johannesburg international airport, desperate to squeeze onto the last flights to countries that had imposed sudden travel bans
It looks like a normal car but the white taxi by the kerb has nobody driving it, and communicates with customers digitally to obtain directions and take payment.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi signed the treaty in Rome
Apple gadgets too are up for grabs during the sale
Germany on Friday used a military plane to transfer intensive care patients to less afflicted regions, an unprecedented move as a vicious fourth wave of the pandemic fills hospital wards.
As Black Friday approaches, the French postal service, La Poste, is in full swing. It expects to process nearly half a million parcels, a rate that will only increase in the run-up to Christmas. La Poste a annoncé récemment un nouveau plan d'investissement de 450 millions d'euros sur quatre ans, avec l'ambition d'être capable de trier et de livrer un milliard de colis par an d'ici 2030 avec sa filiale Colissimo.
Western governments accuse Lukashenko of luring the migrants to his country to spark a border crisis with the EU in revenge for sanctions, which he denies.