India reported 179,723 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, the most since late May, health ministry data showed, taking the total to 35.71 million. Deaths rose by 146 to 483,936. Source: Reuters / Reporting by Chandini Monappa; Editing by Kim Co..
Brazil has had 24,382 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 44 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said on Sunday. The South American country has now registered 22,523,907 cases since the pandemic began, while..
At least 13 passengers, who tested positive for Covid-19 upon their arrival in the Indian city of Amritsar, have escaped institutional quarantine. They were among 125 infected passengers on a chartered flight from Milan which landed on Wednesday a..
Pakistan's judicial commission on Thursday confirmed the nomination of the first female Supreme Court judge in the Muslim-majority nation's history, an action that ruling party members and legal experts said all but ensures her appointment. ..
World food prices jumped 28% in 2021 to their highest level in a decade and hopes for a return to more stable market conditions this year are slim, the U.N.'s food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) food..
A 74-year-old man who died in the western state of Rajasthan was India's first death from the Omicron variant, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Officials said the man had been suffering from diabetes and other comorbid conditions. Ind..
French prosecutors have opened a terrorism investigation into a blast in Saudi Arabia that badly wounded a French driver in the Dakar Rally. The explosion damaged a support vehicle for the Sodicars Racing team as it left a hotel in Jeddah last Thu..
The UAE Ministry of Health reported Wednesday 2,708 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 774,897. In a statement, the ministry said that the total number of COVID-19-related deaths remained at 2,170 after..
North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile off its east coast on Wednesday, just hours before South Korean President Moon Jae-in attended a groundbreaking ceremony for a rail line he hopes will eventually connect the divided Korean peninsula. ..
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