News comes as President Joe Biden reinstates travel bans for most non-US citizens from several countries.
Police say at least 70 arrested after unrest and looting in towns and cities across the country.
Surge in infections and hospitalisations is overwhelming health system in capital of Brazil’s Amazonas state.
Move formally sets in motion Senate trial against Donald Trump for ‘incitement of insurrection’ related to Capitol riot.
Aid groups warn the Trump administration’s designation of Yemeni rebels could trigger famine in the war-torn country.
A review of thousands of documents found officers with ‘troubled pasts’ are hired and rarely face prison time.
UN group of experts recently accused Canada of ‘perpetuating the conflict’ in Yemen by selling weapons to Riyadh.
Government says army and ‘allied forces’ launched offensive in Boyali village, about 90km from the capital, Bangui.
The video game retailer’s stock surged as much as 145 percent to $159.18 Monday, triggering at least nine trading halts.
Media reports describe move as a bid by embattled leader to build a new coalition government after weeks of turmoil.
The two countries have resumed talks over rights in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean.
New US president issues an order reversing a Pentagon rule that had barred transgender people from military service.
UN’s human rights experts says gov’t policy a violation of human rights and could ‘foment existing prejudices’.
More Republican Senators say they oppose the trial, to begin next month, but Mitt Romney says he supports proceedings.
Calls for immediate release of Ashraf Hamdi, who was taken from his home after posting video tribute to 2011 uprising.
The pandemic wiped out 114 million jobs and 8.8 percent of global working hours, equal to 255 million jobs, in 2020.
US biotech firm plans trials of a booster shot against the virus strain first discovered in South Africa as precaution.
Women’s needs are often being put last in pandemic response strategies, women leaders told virtual WEF meeting.
Ninth round of negotiations to defuse tensions came days after Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled again along frontier.
The drugs giant said it is giving up on the two COVID vaccine candidates following poor results in early-stage studies.
At virtual Davos summit, Xi Jinping says attempts to ‘threaten’ or ‘intimidate’ others will further divide the world.
Thousands have taken to social media to share their experiences using the hashtags #MeTooInceste and #MeTooGay.
Dominion alleges Rudy Giuliani exploited false claims of election fraud to hawk gold coins and other items on a podcast.
Health system in Amazonas state capital is overrun and experts say other regions could face a similar catastrophe.
Lampard leaves with the lowest points-per-game record of the dozen managers since 2003.
Brexit and the COVID-19 crisis have weakened the ties that bind the UK together, says ex-Labour PM Gordon Brown.
The Tamaulipas state prosecutor’s office said that the bodies were discovered along a dirt road near Camargo town.
Indigenous tribespeople being forced out of their villages as global warming dries up water resources in their region.
A woman packs up everything in her beloved home in Germany to retire to Bulgaria where she can afford to live.
The jab is the third granted emergency use in the Gulf country after China’s Sinopharm and Pfizer/BioNtech.
Researchers say rich nations not doing enough to help developing ones with deadly fallout from global warming.
Court tells soldiers to cease surrounding the home of the opposition leader, whose house arrest has drawn condemnation.
An Egyptian protester describes how the revolution lives on inside those who were there.
Decision was in protest against his abrupt move to dissolve Parliament and call for an early general election.
BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse and ING have announced plans to exclude the problematic export from their trading activities.
It is not the Egyptian revolution that failed, but the Egyptian state.
Rights group says thousands held for years in overcrowded prisons with abysmal conditions; given unhealthy food.
Media reports quote Indian military officials as saying there were casualties on both sides.
Surveys find some health workers in several countries hesitant.
Genome testing indicates woman who got sick caught virus from another returning traveller just before end of quarantine.
Ryu Hyun Woo, who was the acting ambassador in Kuwait, is thought to have claimed asylum in 2019.
Thousands of protesting farmers to drive through New Delhi after Republic Day parade to demand repeal of new farm laws.
ICC arrests alleged commander of Seleka militia on charges of war crimes committed during violence in Bangui in 2013.
UK says leaders discussed ‘benefits of a potential free-trade deal’, but US statement makes no mention of one.
Mexican leader has rarely been seen wearing a mask and kept up his busy travel schedule despite the pandemic.
Iraqi government is reportedly seeking $6bn in loans, with possibility of a further $4bn, according to finance minister.
Continuity expected as Vietnam seeks to balance China and the United States.
New US president takes tougher approach to COVID-19 with more than 25 million Americans now confirmed with virus.
Flights will be banned for a week, as government tries to curb spread of variants, protect vaccination campaign.
Forecast says centre-right incumbent has won a second and final five-year term.
Rioters clash with police and damage properties in Netherlands capital Amsterdam and southern city of Eindhoven.
Decision comes as Israel announces embassy opening in Abu Dhabi months after controversial normalisation of ties.
The clashes came as authorities face difficulties enforcing COVID restrictions in Israel’s religious communities.
Spokesman for Vladimir Putin says Russian president open to talking to Joe Biden after US slams crackdown on protesters.
Tens of thousands hold biggest protests in years to demand the release of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny.
Nearly 7,000 people forced from their homes and some 130,000 hectares of crops destroyed by heavy downpours and floods.
First Minister Sturgeon accuses British Prime Minister Johnson, who opposes a new referendum, of fearing democracy.
What the UK court’s arguments in the Assange extradition case tell us about misuse of humanitarianism in law.
Joe Biden’s chief of staff says Trump administration lack of planning led to lag in administering of COVID-19 vaccines.
Army says coordinated twin assaults also left 18 troops wounded, with some 30 assailants killed in military response.