Malaysia’s king declares a nationwide state of emergency to fight a covid surge.
Japan is working to isolate and analyse a new variant of the c-19 arrived from Brazil.
A young woman has been arrested in Bangkok’s Sai Mai area and a quantity of a new illegal drug cocktail known as “k-powdered milk” seized in the wake of the death of six people who used it.
Twenty-two gold miners have been trapped underground for nearly two days after an explosion in a mine under construction in eastern China.
Authorities have yet to say why the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went into a steep dive.
Yesterday marks one year since China confirmed its first death from COVID-19.
Donald Trump faced fresh calls Sunday from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol, as the threat builds for a historic second impeachment effort in his final 10 days in the White House.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has had his official party title changed, state media reported yesterday, assuming a position previously held by his late father in what analysts said was a move to bolster his authority.
Almost 300 Myanmar migrants left the field hospital in Samut Sakhon, Thailand, yesterday, becoming the first large group of migrants to have recovered from COVID-19.
India aims to begin vaccinating its 1.3 billion people against coronavirus from Saturday, a colossal and complex task compounded by safety worries, shaky infrastructure and public scepticism.
Divers pulled body parts, wreckage and clothing from waters off Jakarta.
Snowstorms in Spain left three people dead and caused chaos across much of the country and trapping motorists.
US Democrats on Saturday were readying for an unprecedented second impeachment of Donald Trump as the defiant president showed no signs of stepping down after the deadly violence at the Capitol.
Power was gradually being restored to major cities across Pakistan yesterday after it was hit by a massive electricity blackout, officials said.
Nineteen Rohingya and a Thai woman accused of housing them have been arrested for illegal entry to Thailand, police said Saturday, as concerns grow about trafficking routes for the Muslim minority fleeing Myanmar.
Three people were killed after an avalanche swept through a ski resort outside the Arctic city of Norilsk overnight, Russian investigators said Saturday.
More than 130 airstrikes have targeted the positions of the Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian desert over the past 48 hours, a war monitor reported on Saturday.
After highly virulent British COVID-19 strain, now the White House coronavirus task force warns of possible “USA variant” fueling spread
There would be a more transmissible variant of the coronavirus that evolved in the United States and is fueling spread of the virus, according to the White House coronavirus task force.
Trump’s supporters storm a session of Congress held to certify Joe Biden’s election win.
Democrats seize control of the US Senate Wednesday with dramatic election wins.
Trump offers the clearest signal yet that he will voluntarily leave office on January 20.
Flooding hits the country’s east coast during the rainy season annually.
A man who drove migrant labourers to and from work has died after catching C-19.
Indonesia has deployed 83,566 police and army personnel to escort the COVID-19 vaccine since its arrival at Soekarno-Hatta Airport for delivery to the state vaccine manufacturing company Biofarma in West Java and distribution to various regions, a police officer said on Tuesday.
Work on a fifth bridge linking Laos and Thailand across the Mekong River has begun after a construction agreement was signed in December.
TEHRAN – “The requests to issue ‘Red Notice’ for 48 people involved in the assassination of Martyr Soleimani, including the US President, as well as commanders and officials at the Pentagon and forces in the region, were handed over to Interpol,” said Judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Esmaeili at his weekly press conference on Tuesday.
Joe Biden’s Democratic Party took a giant step yesterday towards seizing control of the US Senate as they won the first of two Georgia run-offs, hours before Congress was set to certify the president-elect’s victory over Donald Trump.
Iran said Monday its Revolutionary Guards had seized a South Korean-flagged tanker.
New lockdowns were announced for England and Scotland.
Mexico said Monday that it was ready to offer political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, after a British judge blocked his extradition to the US to face espionage charges.