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COVID-19 UK strain has now spread to 50 countries: WHO

Since first being reported to the WHO on December 14, the British-identified variant VOC 202012/01 has been found in 50 countries, territ...Read More

Indonesian plane with 62 crashes into sea

Indonesian plane with 62 crashes into sea

A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers on Saturday, minutes after taking off from Ind...Read More

‘1 out of 30 Londoners has Covid’: Mayor Sadiq Khan declares 'major incident' in British capital

‘1 out of 30 Londoners has Covid’: Mayor Sadiq Khan declares 'major incident' in British capital

London mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday declared a major incident, even as he said the spread of coronavirus was now 'out of control' in the ...Read More

This file photograph taken on February 20, 2008, shows Slovenias only nuclear power plant at Krsko, some 10 kilometers from the border with Croatia

'Preventive shutdown': Slovenia's Krsko nuclear plant closed after strong earthquake in neighbouring Croatia

“I can confirm the preventive shutdown,” spokeswoman Ida Novak Jerele told AFP, but could not give any further details.

EU kicks off mass COVID-19 vaccinations even as new variant is detected in France and Spain

EU kicks off mass COVID-19 vaccinations even as new variant is detected in France and Spain

Warsaw (Poland): European Union nations on Sunday officially kicked off a coordinated effort to give COVID-19 vaccinations to adults amon...Read More

Italy: Archaeologists uncover 2,000-year-old ‘fast food’ counter in Pompeii

Italy: Archaeologists uncover 2,000-year-old ‘fast food’ counter in Pompeii

Rome, Italy: A 2,000-year-old fast-food stall unearthed from the ash of Pompeii has given researchers new clues about the snacking habits...Read More

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New COVID-19 strain: Is South Africa's coronavirus variant more contagious than UK's? Politicos bicker amid rise in infections

Announcing restrictions on travel from South Africa Wednesday, Britain's Matt Hancock had said that the variant there was "highly concern...Read More

UK finds 'new variant' of coronavirus which is likely to spread faster

UK finds 'new variant' of coronavirus which is likely to spread faster

London has informed the World Health Organization regarding its findings.

Rich nations buy more than their fair share of COVID-19 vaccines

Rich nations buy more than their fair share of COVID-19 vaccines

Nearly one in four people in the poorest parts of the world people may not get COVID-19 vaccines until at least 2022 because rich countri...Read More

Neymar suffered an ankle injury during the match on Sunday when PSG lost at home to Lyon

Ankle injury 'could have been worse': Neymar reassures PSG fans, says he'll return soon

Neymar left the field on a stretcher in apparent agony on Sunday but on Instagram he said: "It could have been worse."

After 51 years, experts crack '340 Cipher' of California's notorious 'Zodiac Killer'

After 51 years, experts crack '340 Cipher' of California's notorious 'Zodiac Killer'

The serial killer had sent the message with cryptic letters and symbols to a newspaper in 1969

US clears Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, first shot within 24 hours

US clears Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, first shot within 24 hours

Washington: The US gave a green signal to the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine late on Friday, paving the way for millions of vulnerable ...Read More

Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US

Israel receives first batch of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

The shipment was the first of eight million doses ordered from US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer BioNTech.

Andhra Pradesh: Medical experts from Delhi rushed to Eluru to investigate 'mystery disease'

Andhra Pradesh: Medical experts from Delhi rushed to Eluru to investigate 'mystery disease'

The government rushed medical experts to Eluru in Andhra Pradesh to investigate the illness, which first appeared Saturday causing seizur...Read More

Pakistan: Oxygen shortage kills COVID-19 patients, hospital staff suspended

Pakistan: Oxygen shortage kills COVID-19 patients, hospital staff suspended

The chronic oxygen deficiency "went unnoticed, unsupervised and unchecked," the report said, adding that no backup oxygen supply had been...Read More

Baggy no green signal for patriots

Baggy no green signal for patriots

The highes wicket-taker in Test, Warne slams Australia's obsession with cap

Beware of criminals targeting COVID-19 vaccine campaigns, warns Interpol

Beware of criminals targeting COVID-19 vaccine campaigns, warns Interpol

Distribution of three new coronavirus vaccines is set to begin soon and many people will be desperate to protect themselves as quickly as...Read More

Trump's last policy war: US President attempts to exclude undocumented immigrants from census

Trump's last policy war: US President attempts to exclude undocumented immigrants from census

It would amount to a last-minute victory or defeat for Trump, who is due to leave the White House and hand over to President-elect Joe Bi...Read More

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'Misleading claims': Apple fined 10 million euros over 'water-resistant' iPhone promos in Italy

The authority also rapped Apple for a disclaimer that the warranty for the smartphones did not cover damage caused by liquids, saying it ...Read More

Diego Maradona's doctor being investigated for 'involuntary manslaughter', days after Argentine legend's death

Diego Maradona's doctor being investigated for 'involuntary manslaughter', days after Argentine legend's death

"Our investigations are ongoing, we are talking to witnesses including members of the family" of Maradona, a source close to the San Isid...Read More

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