Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:24pm on May 07, 2021
Prime minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives scored a stunning election victory in an opposition stronghold Friday, after Britain held its first major ballot box test since Brexit and the coronavirus crisis...
Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 07:11pm on May 07, 2021
Health workers and authorities in Nepal are struggling to contain a massive surge of Covid cases as infections spill over from neighbouring India’s deadly second wave. In the last three weeks, Nepal’s daily case trajectory has...
Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 07:00pm on May 07, 2021
Saudi Arabia said on Friday that employees will only be allowed to return to their workplace in person once vaccinated against Covid-19.
Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 06:20pm on May 07, 2021
Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak, who has been convicted over the mammoth 1MDB scandal, is in trouble with the law again – this time for breaking coronavirus rules in a restaurant...
Associated Press/ UNB . Lisbon | Updated at 03:30pm on May 07, 2021
On the list of things not to do during a pandemic, holding big international gatherings is close to the top...
United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:34pm on May 07, 2021
Countries worldwide wrestling with new coronavirus surges are trying to ensure they aren’t hit by an India-style disaster. They face many of the same risks,...
Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:45pm on May 07, 2021
A coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and other parts of Japan was extended on Friday, less than three months before the Olympics, as India logged yet another record number of...
Agence France-Presse . Rawalpindi | Updated at 12:28pm on May 07, 2021
Schools and restaurants have closed, shops pull down their shutters early every evening, and the military has been mobilised to combat the spread of coronavirus—but...
Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:59am on May 07, 2021
The US military has deployed more heavy bombers and fighter jets to protect withdrawing American and coalition troops from Afghanistan, which have so far sustained...
New Age Online | Updated at 11:41am on May 07, 2021
The case of a boy who is fighting for his life after being slammed to the floor 27 times during judo practice by his coach...