Friday, January 21st, 2022

Why India is witnessing spike in attacks on Christians, churches | Religion News

Why India is witnessing spike in attacks on Christians, churches | Religion News New Delhi/Roorkee, India – In late October, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi met and invited Pope Francis to India, the country...

UK orders 114 million additional Covid-19 vaccine doses

UK orders 114 million additional Covid-19 vaccine doses LONDON: The UK government said late Wednesday it has ordered 114 million additional Covid-19 vaccine doses, from pharmaceutical giants Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, to bolster its jabs...

Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

The unfairness of the global pandemic response As wealthy countries scrambled to shield their populations from the Omicron virus variant with travel bans and booster shots, the W.H.O. scolded them, calling the steps ineffective...

First US Omicron case adds to global alarm over virus: Live news | News

First US Omicron case adds to global alarm over virus: Live news | News Fully-vaccinated California traveller who visited South Africa tested positive in late November as European official warns to ‘prepare for the...

omicron: Third case of Covid Omicron strain confirmed in Spain

omicron: Third case of Covid Omicron strain confirmed in Spain MADRID: The third case of infection with the new strain of Covid-19, Omicron, has been confirmed in Spain – in the Balearic Islands, health...

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un warns of ‘very giant struggle’ | Coronavirus pandemic

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un warns of ‘very giant struggle’ | Coronavirus pandemic North Korean leader says country must make progress in defence, agriculture and construction amid economic difficulties. North Korean leader Kim Jong...

Omicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in Covid cases, say South Africa officials | Coronavirus

The Omicron variant has fuelled a “worrying” surge in coronavirus cases in South Africa and is rapidly becoming the dominant strain, local health officials have said, as more countries including the US detected their...

Japan coast guard rescues man a day after his boat capsizes

Japan coast guard rescues man a day after his boat capsizes A 69-year-old man drifted in choppy waters for nearly a day while clinging to the bottom of his capsized boat until he was...

Japan retracts new flight bookings ban after criticisms

Japan retracts new flight bookings ban after criticisms Japan says it has retracted a ban on new incoming international flight bookings to defend against the new variant of the coronavirus only a day after...