Biden said the United States is taking action against Myanmar’s military.
AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine can be used for people aged over 65: WHO.
Britain on Tuesday announced tough new measures to curb the spread of coronavirus variants from abroad, including steep fines and even jail time for those who break the rules.
Europe’s oldest person, French nun Sister Andre, turns 117 yesterday after surviving COVID-19 last month and living through two world wars, with a special birthday feast including her favourite dessert – Baked Alaska.
Iran has started producing uranium metal, the UN nuclear watchdog said Wednesday, in a fresh breach of the limits laid out in Tehran’s 2015 deal with world powers.
The Democratic impeachment managers argued for a second day that the Capitol riot was deliberately incited by former president Donald Trump, with an aim of reminding senators, and watching Americans, just how bad things got on January 6.
China’s Tianwen-1 probe successfully entered the orbit around Mars on Wednesday after a nearly seven-month voyage from Earth.
Lovers across Bangkok will be heartbroken come Valentine’s Day, with city officials declaring yesterday that all of the Thai capital’s 50 districts will be banned from issuing marriage licenses.
US Senate on Tuesday voted to proceed with the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
Iraq is determined to recover all antiquities that were stolen after the US-led invasion in 2003, official al-Sabah newspaper reported Tuesday, citing a senior Iraqi official.
New Zealand’s parliament backed down yesterday after ejecting a Maori lawmaker because he refused to wear a tie, allowing him to speak without an accessory he labelled a “colonial noose”.
While many hope the Year of the Ox will herald times of plenty, a herd of wild cows in Hong Kong is going hungry after visitors to their habitat surged during the coronavirus pandemic.
Anti-coup protesters across Myanmar defied a new military ban on rallies.
China’s number of registered births in 2020 dropped by nearly a third.
Pet cats and dogs with a fever, cough or breathing difficulties to be offered C-19 tests.
Trial: Vaccine provides “minimal” protection against mild to moderate variant C-19.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied corruption charges against him in a brief court appearance yesterday, as his graft trial intensifies weeks before a fourth national election inside two years.
The Netherlands was blanketed on Sunday by the first major snowstorm to hit the country in 10 years, disrupting rail and road traffic, as a cold front pushed through northern Europe.
Pope Francis has broken with Catholic tradition to appoint a woman as an undersecretary of the synod of bishops, the first to hold the post with voting rights in a body that studies major questions of doctrine.
Eighteen people were confirmed dead yesterday and at least 200 others were still missing after a chunk of glacier broke off and unleashed a devastating flash flood in India, officials said.
A member of the World Health Organization (WHO) expert team tracing the origins of the novel coronavirus has said the Chinese side granted full access to all sites and personnel as requested – a level of openness beyond expectation.
China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) on Friday granted conditional market approval to CoronaVac, an inactivated COVID-19 vaccine developed by Sinovac Biotech, the company said on Saturday.
Internet access was partially restored in Myanmar.
Former president Donald Trump refused Thursday to testify in his looming impeachment trial after being called by House prosecutors to give evidence, branding the process “unconstitutional”.
The Pacific Islands Forum leadership rift widened yesterday as the Marshall Islands voiced its disapproval with the central political body in a region where the United States and China are competing for influence.
US President Joe Biden on Saturday launched a series of conversations with ordinary Americans by calling a woman who lost her job due to the pandemic, in an effort to showcase his direct contact with his fellow citizens.
The Australian government has revealed its plans for digital coronavirus vaccine certificates.
Thailand is urgently tackling a saltwater intrusion problem.
Myanmar’s generals order internet providers to restrict access to Facebook, with soldiers back on streets of major cities
Biden’s administration extends the New START nuclear treaty with Russia by five years.