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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.
Iceland's outgoing left-right coalition government said Sunday it had reached a deal to continue together in power for four more years, more than two months after winning a majority in a general election.
On a rainy night in Hong Kong in 1997, Prince Charles read a message from his mother Queen Elizabeth II, as Britain handed back sovereignty of the territory to China after more than 150 years of UK rule.
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 a simple house in northeast Iraq, the parents of Maryam Nuri Hama Amin mourn the loss of their beloved daughter who drowned trying to reach her fiancee in Britain.
In Bishkek, there was little sign of excitement about the vote, which is expected to deliver a 90-seat parliament largely loyal to President Sadyr Japarov
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.
After a decade-long crisis, unemployment in Greece is still at 13%, complicating finding a job for the more than 6,000 refugees who live here. Non-profit group Odyssea takes the challenge head-on, helping thousands with skills training in the past five years. Through courses or follow-up support it helps Syrians, Afghans, Iraqis and others fleeing conflict prepare for the arduous task of finding employment in post-crisis Greece.
A host of countries have banned flights from southern African countries to try to limit exposure to the new variant
A new, heavily mutated Covid-19 variant spread across the globe on Sunday, shutting borders and renewing curbs as the EU chief said governments faced a "race against time" to understand the strain.
Police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters in Burkina
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.
Passengers scramble to get onto dwindling international flights out of South Africa as concerns over the Omicron variant cause countries across the world to ban traveling from the region where it was detected.
The decision to ban entry to travellers comes after WHO labels omicron as a variant of concern
A Spanish trans woman’s memoirs, a Mumbai gangster drama, Israeli sisters in trouble… the Covid era is a rich moment for TV drama. Critics from Spain to South Korea tell us about the biggest shows in their countries Clockwise from bottom left: Tiphaine Daviot in Une Belle Histoire, King of Boys: The Return of the King, Sisters, Ana Rujas in Cardo, Saif Ali Khan in Sacred Games. Photograph: France 2, Netflix, Artes France Pierre Langlais, TV critic at Télérama: ‘Hypocrate is code red all the time
Morocco will halt incoming passenger flights for two weeks starting Monday night amid concern over the spread of a new, heavily mutated Covid-19 variant dubbed Omicron, a government committee said.
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.
The women's World Cup giant slalom at wind-whipped Killington, Vermont, was cancelled Saturday after just nine skiers completed the first run.
The United States praised South Africa Saturday for quickly identifying the new Covid strain called Omicron and sharing this information with the world -- a barely veiled slap at China's handling of the original outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
France on Sunday urged Britain to help more with cracking down on people-smuggling gangs following a row between the two countries last week over an unprecedented boat accident in the Channel that cost 27 lives.