Covid has severely affected healthcare staff and may have killed between 80,000 and 180,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. Healthcare workers must be prioritised for vaccines, WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, and he criticised..
Climate change will lead to growing international tensions, the US intelligence community has warned in a bleak assessment. The first ever National Intelligence Estimate on Climate Change looks at the impact of climate on national security through..
A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set. Police in the US state said Mr Baldwin discharged the weapon during filming for the 19th Century western Rust. The woman was taken t..
President Joe Biden said the US would defend Taiwan if China attacked, in an apparent departure from a long-held policy. "Yes, we have a commitment to do that," he said when asked during a townhall if the US would defend Taiwan. But a..
India on Thursday celebrated the administration one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses, but experts say the battle against the pandemic in the world’s second most populous country is only half won. The South Asian nation of 1.3 billion people is..
Nearly 200 people have died in floods and landslides in India and Nepal, officials said, with whole families buried in their homes and two young girls swept away as forecasters warned of yet more heavy rain. Experts said they were victims of the e..
Melbourne, Australia, which has undergone more time under COVID lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week. On Sunday, October 17, Daniel Andrews, the premier of Victoria state, of which Melbourne is ..
The Bangladesh Police said that the man in question is Iqbal Hossain. He was identified form the CCTV footage which shows him taking the Quran from a local mosque and walking into a Durga Puja venue in Comilla. The Bangladesh Police have identifie..
South Korea is aiming to join the ranks of advanced spacefaring nations on Thursday when it attempts to put a one-tonne payload into orbit using its first fully homegrown rocket. The country has risen to become the world's 12th-largest economy..
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