Archive for World

2021/11/30 Maxwell was ‘number two’ in Epstein’s hierarchy, pilot says at sex-abuse trial
2021/11/30 EU watchdog: Omicron vaccine could get nod in four months
2021/11/30 France to report 47,000 new Covid-19 cases in past 24h, says minister
2021/11/30 Germany’s Scholz supports mandatory vaccines by end Feb, say sources
2021/11/30 Ireland to require Covid-19 tests for all arrivals, source says
2021/11/30 Denmark registers four cases of Omicron variant in travelers from South Africa
2021/11/30 Afghan refugee sets himself on fire in Indonesia
2021/11/30 Putin says he hasn’t decided whether to run again for president in 2024
2021/11/30 India’s Bharat Biotech studying if Covaxin shot will work on Omicron
2021/11/30 Oxford University says no evidence yet that vaccines won’t protect against severe disease from Omicron
2021/11/30 France’s health regulator backs vaccination for vulnerable children aged 5-11
2021/11/30 Japan confirms first case of Omicron variant of coronavirus
2021/11/30 UK intel agencies must join forces with tech firms, says spy chief
2021/11/30 Barcelona fire kills four, including two children
2021/11/30 Iran nuclear talks resume with upbeat comments despite scepticism
2021/11/30 Theranos’ Holmes testifies she was abused by ex-partner Balwani
2021/11/30 Japan’s crown prince criticises ‘terrible things’ in media coverage of daughter’s marriage
2021/11/30 Hong Kong bans non-resident arrivals from 13 more countries due to Omicron
2021/11/30 Myanmar’s Suu Kyi awaits first verdict in junta trial
2021/11/30 Pentagon plans stronger US posture toward China, Russia
2021/11/30 ‘Tonight’s the night’: Barbados prepares to become a republic
2021/11/30 Ghislaine Maxwell portrayed both as scapegoat, predator as trial gets under way
2021/11/30 WHO flags Omicron risk, travel curbs tighten, Biden urges vaccination
2021/11/30 Australia national Cabinet to meet amid Omicron worries
2021/11/29 A further two cases of Omicron found in England, officials say
2021/11/29 Covid-19 vaccine makers start work on Omicron-tailored shots
2021/11/29 Russia fines Google 3m roubles for not deleting banned content
2021/11/29 China leader promises Africa one bilion Covid vaccine doses
2021/11/29 Israel PM warns against Iran ‘nuclear blackmail’
2021/11/29 Swedish parliament elects Social Democrat leader as new PM, again
2021/11/29 UNAIDS: HIV infection rates not decreasing fast enough
2021/11/29 S.Africa says travel ban by African nations ‘regrettable’
2021/11/29 WHO: Omicron poses very high global risk, world must prepare
2021/11/29 EU plans media act, industry chief Breton says, amid curbs on freedom
2021/11/29 S.African expert says vaccines likely effective vs severe Covid-19 from variant
2021/11/29 Sri Lanka breaks up Tamil remembrance of war dead
2021/11/29 Ethiopia denies attack on Sudan, blames rebels for unrest
2021/11/29 India steps up Covid-19 testing for international flyers
2021/11/29 Sweden gets second chance to appoint Andersson as PM
2021/11/29 Japan joins Israel in barring foreigners as Omicron worries spread
2021/11/29 Taiwan says China military trying to wear it out, but it can respond
2021/11/29 Covid-19: Spread of Omicron variant forces nations to rethink plans for global travel
2021/11/29 Barbados to become a republic, replacing British queen
2021/11/29 Taiwan, Europe must defend democracy together, says president
2021/11/29 Epstein associate Maxwell goes on trial in US today for sex crimes
2021/11/29 Online conspiracies fuel Dutch Covid unrest
2021/11/29 Iceland’s ruling coalition agrees on new government
2021/11/29 Flood-ravaged western Canada braces for more rain
2021/11/29 Swiss voters firmly back Covid pass law
2021/11/29 Hondurans call for peace in tight presidential election