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    India Covid deaths soar toll past 250,000

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:30am on May 12, 2021

    India’s coronavirus death toll surpassed 250,000 on Wednesday, official data showed, as the pandemic raged across the vast country of 1.3 billion people. According to...

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    Iran warns US navy over ‘unprofessional behaviour’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:30pm on May 11, 2021

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday they warned US vessels after Washington said warning shots were fired near Iranian attack boats, the latest confrontation between the...

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    26 Covid patients die at Goa hospital in India

    New Age Online | Updated at 05:41pm on May 11, 2021

    Goa health minister Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday said that 26 Covid-19 patients died at the state-run Goa Medical College and Hospital in the early hours...

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    9 dead in Russia school shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Kazan | Updated at 03:34pm on May 11, 2021

    At least nine people, most of them children, were killed Tuesday when a lone teenage gunman opened fire at a school in the central Russian city of Kazan, officials said. President Vladimir Putin ordered a review of gun control laws after...

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    20 killed as Israel strikes Gaza Monday

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:00am on May 11, 2021

    Israel launched air strikes on Gaza on Monday in response to a barrage of rockets fired by Hamas and other Palestinian extremists, amid spiralling violence sparked by unrest at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound...

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    Bodies found floating in Ganga in India

    New Age Online | Updated at 03:47pm on May 11, 2021

    Bodies washed up on the banks of the Ganga were sighted for a second straight day on Tuesday—this time in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh. The spot...

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    US authorises Pfizer jabs for 12-15 year olds

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:16am on May 11, 2021

    The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday authorised the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old...

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    Queen returns to public stage detailing UK govt’s new agenda

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:32pm on May 11, 2021

    Queen Elizabeth II opened a new session of parliament on Tuesday, in her first public appearance since the funeral of her late husband Prince Philip,...