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No new Covid cases in NZ, Victoria set to reopen

The face mask rule - which until now only impacted certain council areas, and was due to be lifted tomorrow at midnight - has been extended for another week , ...


COVID Delta variant represents 2-4% of French cases -minister Veran

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified the Delta, a highly transmissible COVID-19 variant first identified in India , as a " varian...


Why are people talking about Dr Anthony Fauci's emails?

Fauci discussed the possibility that US funding might have helped to pay for gain-of-function studies in Wuhan. 'But in our experience with grantees, includin...


In victory for Trump, Republicans block probe of U.S. Capitol riot

Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. The bill passed the House with bipartisan support but failed Friday in the Senate after Republicans s...


Doug Ford just asked everyone for advice about schools

On Thursday, Ford sent a letter to dozens of health experts and stakeholders asking for their input on reopening schools. Premier Doug Ford is ready to list...


Multiple Fatalities, Injuries in Shooting in San Jose, California

Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office tweeted: 'Deputies now on scene for an active shooter investigation in the area of 100 W. Younger Ave. SJ. Authorities u...


Airlines Avoid Belarusian Airspace over Plane Diversion, Arrest of Journalist

Sofia Sapega, the Russian student arrested alongside Belarusian dissident journalist Roman Protasevich , appeared in a video overnight while in detention in...


1st case of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine related death confirmed in Ontario

Dr. Barbara Yaffee, Ontario's Associated Medical Officer of Health, today confirmed the man's death which occurred just weeks after receiving his first doze of ...


Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines effective against Indian variant

The PHE study was conducted from April 5 - May 16 and involved 1,054 people infected with the Indian variant. "This study provides reassurance that two dose...


CDC issuing new mask guidance for fully vaccinated

The new guidance comes as the aggressive USA vaccination campaign begins to pay off. US virus cases are at their lowest rate since September, deaths are at th...


Pakistan to receive first batch of free AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine May 8

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI) said people aged 30 to 39 without underlying health conditions should receive an alternative vaccin...


Mystery Australian COVID case spurs return of masks, travel bans

Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant said genomic testing linked the latest cases with a returned traveller from the USA at a Darling Harbour quarantine faci...


Philippines Slams China for ‘Dangerous Maneuver’ in Disputed Sea

Shocked reaction to the missive included criticism of Locsin's language, with one post on Twitter saying: "Your job is to defend your nation's interests by us...


Shooting At Oneida Casino Leaves 3 Dead, Including Gunman

WISN12 reported that a shooter killed one person and wounded five others at the Oneida casino before police killed them, according to a 1 source familiar wi...


Dozens crushed to death in Lag B'Omer stampede

Israeli media published an image of a row of bodies covered in plastic bags on the ground. Police sources said the stampede was caused after some worshippers...


US govt diverting its vaccine-making materials supply to India

Psaki said. One of those countries is India , which is now going through one of the worst Covid surges in the world. Despite this, many members of the Europea...


Coroner investigation confirms infant from Interior died of COVID-19

Gujarat's Covid-19 tally crossed the 5 lakh-mark on Monday to reach 5,10,373 with the addition of 14,340 new cases , the highest rise in a single day so far, ...


Qld imposes new restrictions on Perth travellers amid lockdown

He also said Australia's immigration network was at capacity, with individuals in detention including many the nation was seeking to deport back to their home c...


Dr Naveed to PM Modi

Dr Naveed told PM Modi that, "If people will adhere to protective measures, such as wearing masks, using hand sanitizers...beyond that, if we maintain physica...


Here's What The Number On Derek Chauvin's Hand After Guilty Verdict Means

Speaking on his social media channels on Tuesday evening following the verdict, Hamilton wrote: "JUSTICE for George!" "But we undertake this task with determina...


Jury begins deliberations in George Floyd murder trial

Some universities, such as Princeton , are providing mental health hotlines and additional counseling services for students struggling as national conversation...


New ‘double mutant’ coronavirus variant from India detected in UK

Non-British travellers from these countries will be refused entry to the United Kingdom, while British citizens or residents will have to pay for 10-day hotel q...


Windsor hit by powercut before Prince Philip funeral

When and where is the ceremony? Ahead of the ceremony, the duke's coffin - which will be draped with his personal flag, and will have his sword, naval cap an...


China to send 'positive message' on climate

Kerry is in China for meetings with his counterparts until Saturday - the first visit by an official from the new United States administration. Chinese P...


Russian Federation vows retaliation as Biden imposes sanctions

In addition, the Department of Treasury, together with the European Union, Australia, Britain and Canada, sanctioned eight individuals and entities associated...


Derek Chauvin Will Not Testify In His Trial

On Wednesday, the defense called a medical expert who contradicted the testimony of many experts called by the prosecution. "I felt that Derek Chauvin was...


Biden urges Putin to ease Ukraine tensions

The call comes as concern rises in the West about a surge of cease-fire violations in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-ba?ked separatists and Ukrainian forces ha...


Daunte Wright death: Photos of protests in Minnesota

Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott said at a news conference that the city had been moving toward firing Potter when she resigned. Axon, which makes electrica...


USA confirms plan to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September 11

The U.S. considers the re-emergence of al-Qaeda in the region after the draw-down of troops a "genuine threat" according to the official, who said the threat wi...


Japan's controversial plan to release treated water from the Fukushima plant

In a virtual press briefing to local media in March, a Japanese government official said Tokyo can not continue to delay the disposal of contaminated water from...


3,000-Year-Old City Just Discovered In Egypt

They unearthed the city which still had nearly complete walls and rooms filled with tools, jewellery, scarabs, coloured pottery and bricks bearing seals of Amen...


International Monetary Fund ups global GDP growth forecast, warns of poverty rise

The IMF is now projecting a stronger recovery for the global economy, at six per cent in 2021, compared with 5.5 per cent it predicted in January. CARE Rati...


Toronto schools to close Wednesday for in-person learning

Peel Public Health has issued a Section 22 order , under the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act, to close all schools in Brampton, Caledon and Mississ...


Pfizer vaccine offers '100% protection against South African variant'

Pfizer's vaccine is already authorized for use in people starting at age 16. Results also are expected soon from a study of Moderna's vaccine in 12- to 17-yea...


King's half-brother under 'house arrest' in Jordan security sweep

Through the video Prince Hamzah denied any wrongdoing and said he was not part of any conspiracy. This is a very sad and unfortunate turn for a country that a...