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Here's all you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine passport

Here's all you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine passport

In the US, federal officials say there are no plans to make them broadly mandatory

US recommends 'pause' on Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine over clotting concerns

US recommends 'pause' on Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine over clotting concerns

The US is recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of po...Read More

US shuts once-secret Guantanamo prison unit, moves prisoners

US shuts once-secret Guantanamo prison unit, moves prisoners

The military long refused to even acknowledge the location of Camp 7 on the base and has never allowed journalists to see the inside of t...Read More

Protesters march during a demonstration against the military coup in Dawei.

Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests

The move follows weeks of escalating violence by security forces in breaking up street protests against the February 1 coup that ousted t...Read More

Jordan prince Hamzah remains defiant in new audio recording

Jordan prince Hamzah remains defiant in new audio recording

The recording, which circulated online, indicates that tensions are running high between Jordan's King Abdullah II and his half-brother H...Read More

Personal data of over 500 million Facebook users leaked online: Report

Personal data of over 500 million Facebook users leaked online: Report

New York: Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers.The information appears to...Read More

Train derails in Taiwan, with at least 34 dead and many injured

Train derails in Taiwan, with at least 34 dead and many injured

Taipei: A train partially derailed along Taiwan's east coast, killing at least 34 people and injuring dozens, police said.Media reported ...Read More

New York legalizes recreational marijuana, becomes 16th state to approve legal cannabis

New York legalizes recreational marijuana, becomes 16th state to approve legal cannabis

The legislation provides protections for cannabis users in the workplace, housing, family court and in schools, colleges and universities...Read More

BioNTech-Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 100% potent among adolescents

BioNTech-Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 100% potent among adolescents

BioNTech-Pfizer said on Wednesday their vaccine showed 100 percent efficacy against the coronavirus in 12 to 15-year-olds. This is the fi...Read More

Animals are likely source of COVID-19: WHO report

Animals are likely source of COVID-19: WHO report

The findings offer little new insight into how the virus first emerged and leave many questions unanswered, though that was as expected

Giant container ship that blocked Suez Canal finally set free

Giant container ship that blocked Suez Canal finally set free

Suez (Egypt): Salvage teams on Monday set free a colossal container ship that has halted global trade through the Suez Canal, bringing an...Read More

Barack Obama's Kenyan grandmother passes away aged 99

Barack Obama's Kenyan grandmother passes away aged 99

She passed away around 4 am local time while being treated at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral hospital in Kisumu, Kenya'...Read More

Taste of space: Tasters savour fine wine that spent a year outside the Earth!

Taste of space: Tasters savour fine wine that spent a year outside the Earth!

Researchers in Bordeaux are analysing a dozen bottles of the precious liquid - along with 320 snippets of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon g...Read More

Germany extends COVID-19 restrictions till April 18, Easter to be held online

Germany extends COVID-19 restrictions till April 18, Easter to be held online

Berlin: Germany has extended its lockdown measures by another month and imposed several new restrictions, including largely shutting down...Read More

Australia's most populous state New South Wales hit by severe rains, floods

Australia's most populous state New South Wales hit by severe rains, floods

Sydney: Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Sunday issued more evacuation orders following the worst flooding in decade...Read More

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective: European Medicines Agency

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective: European Medicines Agency

London: The European Union's drug regulatory agency said Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not linked to an overall increase in th...Read More

COVID-19 in Germany: ICU doctors call for tougher lockdown

COVID-19 in Germany: ICU doctors call for tougher lockdown

The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Germany has risen over the past two weeks from 9.51 per 100,000 people on Feb. 28 to ...Read More

Germany, France, Italy suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot concerns

Germany, France, Italy suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot concerns

Berlin: Italy's medicines regulator on Monday announced the precautionary, temporary ban on using AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine amid ...Read More

Pope Francis

'God cannot bless sin': Vatican excludes same-sex union blessing

Rome: The Vatican decreed Monday that the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions since God "cannot bless sin".The Vatican's orthodo...Read More

Max Verstappen fastest as F1 testing starts in Bahrain

Max Verstappen fastest as F1 testing starts in Bahrain

Sakhir (Bahrain): Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was fastest Friday on the first of three days of Formula One testing ahead of the new se...Read More

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