Adrian James, an Illinois toddler who just days ago was attached to a ventilator at a hospital as he fought a severe case of COVID-19, is home, his mother said Tuesday. "So, so, so happy," Tiffany Jackson said in a text message, sharing ..
The Philippines is easing virus restrictions, allowing more businesses in the capital to reopen from Oct. 16 and loosening quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers. Metro Manila, which accounts for a third of the nation’s economic output, w..
Cologne's mayor said allowing the muezzin call to be heard was "a sign of respect." Under a new agreement, the city's mosques will be able to broadcast their call to prayer for two years, subject to renewal. The Central Mosque of..
Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, who braved the wrath of the leaders of the Philippines and Russia to expose corruption and misrule, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, in an endorsement of free speech under fire worldwide. The two wer..
India is to begin granting tourist visas for foreign visitors after an 18-month pause due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the country's government announced Thursday. Tourists arriving by chartered flight will be able to do so from October 15, accor..
Alexandrina Denysenko, a senior flight attendant with seven years of experience, says she sometimes does not get a spare minute to sit down during a flight and dreams of resting her swollen legs after spending hours wearing heels. SkyUp Airlines, ..
After months of rumours, it has been confirmed: Dubai will host its first Miss Universe contest. The glittering and glamour-filled Miss Universe UAE will take place at La Perle, Al Habtoor City on November 7 – and it is open to all female UA..
Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo said on Thursday she will run for the presidency in a 2022 election. Robredo, 56, a human rights lawyer and widow of a former interior minister, leads the opposition and has been critical of incumbent Ro..
The arrest of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s 23-year-old son Aryan Khan in a case related to illegal possession of drugs on a cruise ship headed to Goa has sent shockwaves across India. Mr Khan was accused of possessing mult..
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