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WHO says no Omicron deaths yet, as variant...

No Omicron deaths yet as variant spreads...

Coronavirus

Sat, Dec 4 2021

The new coronavirus variant has been detected in 38 countries

Sri Lankan manager killed by mob of...

Sri Lankan killed by mob in...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 4 2021

Incident has brought shame on Pakistan, says Prime Minister Imran Khan

US State Department phones hacked with...

US State Department phones hacked by...

World

Sat, Dec 4 2021

NSO software is capable of not only capturing encrypted messages, photos and other sensitive information...

Australia Omicron variant spreads, testing...

Omicron spread tests Australia's reopening...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 4 2021

Australia reported its first community transmission of Omicron on Friday in Sydney

Omicron variant may have picked up a...

Omicron may have genetic material from...

Coronavirus

Sat, Dec 4 2021

'We probably missed many generations of recombinations' that occurred over time and that led...

World Peace Conference begins in Dhaka...

World Peace Conference begins in Dhaka...

World

Sat, Dec 4 2021

Ban Ki-moon, Gordon Brown among global figures who will address or attend the two-day event

WHO says vaccination, not travel curbs,...

WHO: Vaccination, not travel curbs,...

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Border controls can buy time but every country must prepare for new surges in cases, it says

Indian doctors strike as Omicron sparks...

Indian doctors strike as Omicron sparks...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 3 2021

India has one of the worst doctor-to-patient ratios in the world

Omicron: What we know and what we...

Omicron: What we know and what we...

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Researchers are waiting for real world data and how contagious Omicron is while scientists are trying...

Australia reports first locally transmitted...

Australia reports first Omicron community...

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

The case, detected in Sydney, comes despite an entry-ban on non-citizens and restrictions on flights...

A year of Covid jabs but treatments...

A year of Covid jabs but treatments...

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Treatments for people infected with the virus are still very few and pricey

Armed man arrested outside UN headquarters...

Armed man arrested outside UN after...

North America

Fri, Dec 3 2021

The man had threatened to kill himself in front of one of the building's main entrances, says an...

Alec Baldwin denies responsibility for...

Baldwin denies responsibility for fatal...

World

Fri, Dec 3 2021

The Hollywood actor says the Colt revolver went off when he was cocking the gun and rehearsing camera...

US steps up fight against Omicron as...

US steps up fight against Omicron

Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 3 2021

So far, the country has reported eight Omicron cases

Bangladesh imposes travel restrictions...

Travel restrictions imposed on 7 African...

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 3 2021

14-day institutional quarantine mandatory at own expense in designated hotels

Global Covid cases surpass 264...

Global Covid cases cross 264m

World

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Omicron raised alarm because of its sheer number of mutations; more than prior variants had

India to observe December 6 as Maitri...

India, Bangladesh to observe Dec 6 as...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Dec 3 2021

It reflects 'deep and abiding friendship' between Dhaka and New Delhi, says Indian Ministry of...

South Africa's health body sees threefold...

'Threefold higher risk of reinfection...

Africa

Fri, Dec 3 2021

Findings provide 'epidemiological evidence for Omicron's ability to evade immunity from prior...

Infographic: UN seeks record $41 billion...

Infographic: UN seeks record $41bn for...

World

Thu, Dec 2 2021

The UN needs $41 billion to fund humanitarian aid to help 183 million people in 63 countries as the pandemic...

Infographic: US is world’s top plastic...

Infographic: US is world’s top plastic...

North America

Thu, Dec 2 2021

According to a new National Academy of Sciences report, the US is the world’s leading contributor...

US, Iran voice pessimism about reviving...

US, Iran voice pessimism about reviving...

Middle East

Thu, Dec 2 2021

The talks resumed on Monday after a five-month hiatus prompted by Iran's election of an anti-Western...