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US Stocks Sink on New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points

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

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 ...

South African Health Minister calls travel bans by countries over new COVID variant 'Omicron' as unjustified

Cape Town [South Africa], November 27 (ANI): South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla on Friday termed the countries' decision of ...

India to screen, test travellers from several countries including UK amid new Covid variant 'Omicron'

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Amid rising concern about a new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' first detected in South Africa, ...

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 ...

Afghan Humanitarian Crisis, Drug Trafficking Worry Regional Powers

ISLAMABAD - Russia, China and India expressed concern Friday at the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and the spread of ...

China furious over Taiwan's invite to 'Biden Democracy Summit'

Beijing [China], November 27 (ANI): Furious over US President Joe Biden's decision of extending an invitation to Taiwan for forthcoming ...

India to screen, test travellers from several countries including UK amid new Covid variant 'Omricon'

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Amid rising concern about a new COVID-19 variant 'Omricon' first detected in South Africa, ...

Give Covid-recovered same rights as vaccinated Sputnik V distributor

People who have high levels of antibodies after recovering from Covid should have the same rights as those fully vaccinated, ...

Moldova Fights COVID With Black Humor

The former Soviet republic of Moldova has come up with a novel approach to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, which has ...

Biden Announces Air Travel Restrictions on 8 Countries

JOHANNESBURG - South African scientists are scrambling to determine how quickly a newly discovered variant of the coronavirus can spread ...

EU to Suspend Travel From Southern Africa Over New COVID Variant

BRUSSELS - European Union states have agreed to suspend travel from southern Africa after the detection of a new COVID-19 ...

Enraged Ronaldo fans point finger after nightmare World Cup draw

Fans of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo have reacted with outrage after the play-off draw for the 2022 World Cup put ...

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 ...

Putin praises results of trilateral meeting with Aliyev, Pashinyan on Karabakh

Moscow [Russia], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin praised trilateral talks with the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan, saying ...

Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa's last colony

Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national ...

Germany's new government: what the world can expect in a post-Merkel era

Leaders of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), Greens and Liberals (FDP) have reached a deal on their coalition agreement for government, ...

Study highlights role of disordered protein interactions in gene expression

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Czech Academy of ...

Swiss Airlines continues South Africa flights as EU mulls air travel ban

Zurich [Switzerland], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Switzerland's national airline told Sputnik on Friday that it continues flying to and from South ...

Chinese authorities destroy dome built by Uyghur exile in Xinjiang: Report

Ankara [Turkey], November 26 (ANI): Chinese authorities have destroyed a dome in a park that an Uyghur living in Turkey ...

Biden's childish vendetta against an EU leader

Ever since the Democrats took the White House, Washington and Budapest have been drifting ever further apart. But Biden needs ...

Growing list of countries with curbs over 'super mutant' strain

A 'super mutant' Covid variant has sparked a ban around the world on non-essential travel to South Africa and neighboring ...

South Africa blasts UK for hasty Covid travel ban

South Africa has hit out at the UK after the British government rushed to impose a travel ban on multiple ...

Russian ski starlet poses transgender question

Russian cross-country skiing star Veronika Stepanova has shared her thoughts on the International Olympic Committee's recent guidelines on transgender athletes ...

French fishermen block UK access to local ports

French fishermen have blocked British vessels from accessing the ports of St. Malo and Calais in a protest over UK ...

Activists strike world's largest e-tailer on Black Friday

Climate activists Extinction Rebellion have disrupted Amazon's operations, targeting 15 of its fulfilment depots across the world, while warehouse workers ...

Ukraine says it's ready to defend itself against Russia

The Ukrainian armed forces are preparing to use all available resources to hold the front line against any Russian invasion, ...

'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 ...

First EU country backs Covid jabs for 5 year olds

The Danish National Board of Health has recommended that children aged between five and 11 should be able to get ...

New COVID-19 Variant Detected in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG - South African scientists are scrambling to determine how quickly a newly discovered variant of the coronavirus can spread ...

Italy Imposes Entry Ban on Eight Southern African States

Italy imposed an entry ban Friday on people who have visited any one of eight southern African states in the ...

Kenya on High Alert As New Coronavirus Variant Emerges

NAIROBI - Kenya has not banned travel to southern Africa but its Ministry of Health says it will carefully screen ...

Denmark authorizes COVID-19 vaccination for 5-11 year-olds

Copenhagen [Denmark], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The Danish Health Authority has given the go-ahead to the vaccination of children aged 5-11 ...

Iran to take serious part in Vienna JCPOA negotiations

Tehran [Iran], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Despite the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Tehran will be seriously involved in ...

Closer Asia-Europe cooperation needed to tackle global challenges

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- In the face of mounting global challenges, Asia and Europe need ...

India to resume international flights from December 15

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): India will resume scheduled regular international flights from December 15, nearly 20 ...

Some 1,000 refugees in Belarus ready to return to Iraq

Minsk [Belarus], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Roughly 1,000 Iraqi refugees in Belarus have expressed their readiness to return home, and a ...

New COVID-19 variant confirmed in Belgium

Brussels [Belgium], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): A new COVID-19 variant known as B.1.1.529 has been confirmed in Belgium, Belgian Minister of ...

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Gas prices in UK jump 17% due to delay in startup of Russian pipeline

LONDON, England: Gas prices, already high, soared a further 17 percent in the UK after approval was suspended to begin ...

US Stocks Sink on New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points

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

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 ...

South African Health Minister calls travel bans by countries over new COVID variant 'Omicron' as unjustified

Cape Town [South Africa], November 27 (ANI): South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla on Friday termed the countries' decision of ...

India to screen, test travellers from several countries including UK amid new Covid variant 'Omicron'

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Amid rising concern about a new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' first detected in South Africa, ...

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 ...

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