French President Emmanuel Macron refused a Russian Covid test ahead of his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin has confirmed. The test required a health protocol that was unacceptable and did not fit with the French leader's ..
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin also said the pandemic-related restrictions in the country will be relaxed on Feb. 14, and lifted as of March 1. Denmark completely lifted its COVID-19 restrictions on Feb. 1, as the first among the Nordic countr..
Sweden lifted all COVID-19 restrictions since the pandemic is under full control, the Swedish Public Health Agency said on Wednesday. Karin Tegmark Wisell, the head of the agency, stressed that PCR tests will no longer be utilized due to their cos..
Roughly 3,000 teachers, firefighters and other New York City workers face losing their jobs Friday after failing to get vaccinated against coronavirus by the city's deadline. New York City Mayor Eric Adams said he would not change the rules, d..
New Zealand's foreign ministry urged on Saturday all New Zealanders in Ukraine to leave immediately in response to heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine. "Aotearoa New Zealand does not have diplomatic representation in Ukraine an..
The President of Republic of North Macedonia escorted an 11-year-old girl with down syndrome to class after hearing that she was bullied in school. The head of state is being hailed for taking this big step towards inclusivity. After President Ste..
The Philippines welcomed back more than 200 foreign tourists on Thursday, becoming the latest Southeast Asian nation to reopen in a bid to revive a battered tourism sector after its borders shut to visitors nearly two years ago due to the pandemic. ..
US President Joe Biden has called on all American citizens remaining in Ukraine to leave the country immediately, citing increased threats of Russian military action. Mr Biden said he would not send troops to rescue Americans if Moscow invades Ukr..
Hong Kong health authorities are expected to report at least 1,325 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, setting a new record for daily infections, broadcaster TVB reported, citing an unidentified source. At least another 800 people have also shown up pos..