Tuesday, November 30, 2021

World News

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Updated 16 hours, 42 minutes ago

WHO warns that new virus variant poses 'very high' risk

little is known for certain about the variant

Updated 20 hours, 2 minutes ago
Doctor: Many South Africans ill in surge have mild symptoms

'Most of these patients have been treated at home'

Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago
EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

'the most heavily mutated version of the virus we have seen'

Updated 3 days, 23 hours ago
New virus variant emerges in Africa, stokes worldwide fears

As with other variants, some infected people display no symptoms, South African experts said

Updated 3 days, 23 hours ago
Cases soar but Swiss eschew lockdown as COVID law vote looms

'It’s not the time to decree a tightening of measures nationwide'

Updated 5 days, 14 hours ago
Scholz seals deal to crown career as German chancellor

He is unflappable and unshakably self-confident, but no master of rhetoric

Updated 5 days, 20 hours ago
Suspected traffickers arrested over migrant boat sinking

At least 31 migrants bound for Britain died Wednesday when their boat sank in the English Channel

Updated 5 days, 22 hours ago
New Zealand to start reopening borders to world from January

all incoming travelers will still be required to isolate themselves for seven days

Updated 6 days, 11 hours ago
It's not just Peng. China is cracking down on MeToo movement

Many activists have been dismissed as tools of foreign interference

Updated 6 days, 20 hours ago
West Africa has highest numbers of child soldiers, says UN

More than 3,500 children have been abducted

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
Bus crashes, catches fire in Bulgaria; at least 45 dead

Seven survivors were taken to hospitals after the crash

Updated 1 week ago
Jobs lost, middle class Afghans slide into poverty, hunger

International aid also fueled projects around the country that provided jobs

Updated 1 week ago
'Annoyed': Austria's national lockdown dampens holiday mood

Political analysts say the Austrian government did not effectively communicate the importance of vaccines early enough

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Protests erupt over virus rules in Austria, Italy, Croatia

The government also will make vaccinations mandatory starting Feb. 1

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Bowing to protests, India's Modi agrees to repeal farm laws

The move represented a rare climbdown for the 71-year-old leader