REUTERS Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said on Sunday he supports COVID-19 vaccine mandates for children attending schools as the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus continues to fuel a surge in cases in ..
REUTERS Pope Francis on Sunday called on the world's Christians to pray and carry out fasting to ask God to bring about peace and coexistence in Afghanistan. Speaking to pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter's Square for his weekly blessin..
REUTERS When 20-year-old Salgy found out last week that she had topped some 200,000 students who took Afghanistan's university entrance exam this year, she was elated. For months, she had locked herself away in her room in the capital Kabul..
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South African scientists said they identified a new coronavirus variant that has a concerning number of mutations. The so-called C.1.2. variant was first identified in May in the South African provinces of Mpumalanga and Gauteng, where Johannesbur..
Thwarted attack comes after reports of civilian deaths following drone strikes by the US in the Afghan capital Rockets struck a neighbourhood near Kabul’s international airport on Monday amid the ongoing US withdrawal from Afghanistan. It wa..
North Korea seems to be ramping up its nuclear arsenal by restarting a reactor that's been inactive for years, UN says North Korea appears to have reactivated a nuclear reactor in Yongbyon, The Wall Street Journal reported. An Inter..
The Philippines on Monday reported more than 22,000 coronavirus infections, its highest daily count since the pandemic began last year. The death toll from Covid-19 also rose to 33,330, up by 222, the Department of Health said. The 22,366 new c..
An 18-year-old from Riyadh with keen focus on doing good and helping others has created a video-game tool to help diagnose teenagers with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Rasha Alqahtani’s ambitious proposal — inspired, in part, by ..
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