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EU countries tighten travel rules over new COVID-19 variant concerns

© Provided by Xinhua The EU said Friday it wants to activate the so-called "emergency brake" to stop air travel ...


Not Nu: WHO officially names new Covid variant of concern Omicron

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the new Covid-19 variant first detected in southern Africa ?Omicron?, the UN health ...


WHO pressed to explain 'skipping Nu & Xi Covid strains

The World Health Organization (WHO) decision to name the new coronavirus variant of concern ?Omicron? has raised some eyebrows, as ...


WHO Designates COVID Variant Found in South Africa as 'of Concern'

The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday designated a new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa with a large number of ...


WHO classifies B.1.1.529 as Omicron, a Covid variant of concern

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the new Covid-19 variant first detected in southern Africa ?Omicron?, the UN health ...


WHO warns against travel bans over Omicron variant

The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that countries restricting travel to and from southern Africa to prevent the spread ...


EU to halt air travel from southern African countries

© Provided by Xinhua The new COVID-19 variant known as B.1.1.529 has a large number of mutations, and it will ...


'This is Covid-21,' Belgium PM declares as 'Nu' variant hits Europe

Belgium's prime minister has warned that the coronavirus facing the world today is very different from the one that appeared ...


Super mutant Covid strain found in Asia, Middle East

The new Covid variant of major concern, which was first spotted in Botswana, has now been identified in Israel and ...


Poland determined to get over 800bn in WWII reparations

Warsaw is setting up a special research institute tasked with studying the damage inflicted on Poland by Nazi Germany, and ...


South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant; WHO to Assess It

JOHANNESBURG - A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of ...


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Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...

EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...

Zoom falls 8% at opening as world reopens, demand lessens

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Zoom Video Communications fell 8 percent in premarket trading on November 24, despite reporting better ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

WhatsApp fined $267 million by Ireland in privacy dispute

DUBLIN, Ireland: After being handed a record fine of $267 million by Irish regulators in September for breaching strict EU ...

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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

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Rahul Gandhi says new Covid variant 'serious' threat, targets Centre over vaccination figures

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday termed the new COVID-19 variant as a "serious ...


World Reacts to New COVID Variant

U.S. President Joe Biden announced the United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries, effective ...


BMC calls meeting of senior officials over new COVID-19 Omicron variant

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 27 (ANI): Amid concerns over the new COVID-19 variant Omicron, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has ...


China backs Russia in distorted democracy row

China's foreign ministry has publicly supported of Russia in condemning the US-backed so called ?Summit for Democracy? due to take ...


Italy or Portugal to miss 2022 FIFA World Cup

Zurich [Switzerland], November 27 (ANI): Either Italy or Portugal will fail to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ...


PM Modi chairs meet on Covid situation, vaccination

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a meeting on the situation relating to ...


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