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- India makes vaccine free for all adults to push jabson 21 June 2021 at 16:00
India opened up free vaccinations to all adults in an attempt to bolster its inoculation drive yesterday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off a muted International Yoga Day hailing the practice’s
- Indonesia hits 2m caseson 21 June 2021 at 16:00
Indonesia passed the 2 million mark in coronavirus cases after a record in new infections yesterday, as authorities announced a tightening of restrictions to contain the spread in the world’s fourth most
- 8 kids killed as tropical storm Claudette hits USon 21 June 2021 at 16:00
Claudette regained tropical storm status yesterday morning as it neared the coast of the Carolinas less than two days after 13 people died — including eight children in a multi-vehicle crash — due to
- Fresh Iran nuclear talkson 20 June 2021 at 16:00
Further talks between Iran and global powers were planned yesterday to try to negotiate and restore a landmark 2015 agreement to contain Iranian nuclear development that was later abandoned by the Trump
- 1 killed as pickup slams into LGBT parade crowdon 20 June 2021 at 16:00
The driver of a pickup truck slammed into a crowd gathering for a Pride parade on Saturday in south Florida, killing one man and injuring another, authorities said.
- Brazilians protest virus failureson 20 June 2021 at 16:00
Thousands took to the streets across Brazil on Saturday to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro’s pandemic response, blasting the leader for not acquiring vaccines fast enough and for questioning the
- WHO declares Guinea Ebola outbreak overon 20 June 2021 at 16:00
The World Health Organization on Saturday officially announced the end of Guinea’s second Ebola outbreak which was declared in February and killed 12 people.
- Japan lifts Tokyo COVID-19 emergency ruleon 17 June 2021 at 16:11
Japan’s government yesterday approved lifting Tokyo’s virus emergency just over a month before the Olympics, but set new restrictions that could sharply limit fans at Games events.
- Israel hits Gaza with airstrikeson 17 June 2021 at 16:11
Israeli airstrikes hit militant sites in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday, and Palestinians responded by sending a series of fire-carrying balloons back across the border for a second straight day — further
- Congress votes for Juneteenth holidayon 17 June 2021 at 16:11
The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to create a federal holiday commemorating Juneteenth, which until now has been the unofficial fete marking the end of slavery in the United
- Western US facing a record heatwaveon 17 June 2021 at 16:11
Much of the western United States is braced for record heat waves this week, with approximately 50 million Americans placed on alert on Tuesday for “excessive” temperatures, which could approach 50 degrees
- EU eases travel banon 16 June 2021 at 16:00
European Union member states have agreed to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on travelers from eight countries and territories including the United States, officials and diplomats said yesterday.
- Taj Mahal reopens as restrictions easeon 16 June 2021 at 16:00
THE Taj Mahal reopened to visitors yesterday, as Indian authorities loosened restrictions following an easing in the country’s devastating recent coronavirus surge.
- California back in business with Hollywood flairon 16 June 2021 at 16:00
Welcome back California: San Francisco announced the return of its iconic cable cars;
- Biden, Putin in first face-to-face summiton 16 June 2021 at 16:00
With deep disagreements likely and expectations of solving them low, US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down in a lakeside Geneva villa yesterday for their first summit.
- 2 centuries-old shipwrecks found off Singaporeon 16 June 2021 at 16:00
Two centuries-old shipwrecks packed with ceramics and other artefacts have been found off Singapore in a rare discovery that will shed light on the city-state’s maritime heritage, archaeologists said
- Study finds new coronavirus was in US by December 2019on 16 June 2021 at 16:00
A NEW analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest that the new coronavirus popped up in the US in December 2019 — weeks before cases
- Death toll in US passes another grim milestoneon 15 June 2021 at 16:00
The United States has now lost over 600,000 mothers, fathers, children, siblings and friends to COVID-19, a painful reminder that death, sickness and grief continue even as the country begins to return
- Irreversible global warming ‘may have hit tipping point’on 15 June 2021 at 16:00
The tipping point for irreversible global warming may have already been triggered, the scientist who led the biggest-ever expedition to the Arctic warned yesterday.
- America bans some dog imports over rabies fearson 15 June 2021 at 16:00
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday it will temporarily suspend importation of dogs from 113 countries classified as high risk for rabies effective July 14.