At least 14 people were killed and 35 injured after a landslide covered several homes in central Colombia on Tuesday, the country's disaster management agency said. The incident in Dosquebradas, close to the city of Pereira, followed heavy rai..
Foreign pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah are required to present a negative PCR or rapid antigen test certificate on arrival in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said on Monday. The test must be taken no more than 48 ..
A Nepalese government report leaked to the BBC accuses China of encroaching into Nepal along the two countries' shared border. It is the first time there have been official claims from Nepal of Chinese interference in its territory. The rep..
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said sanctions and other measures will be ready in the event of a Russian attack on Ukraine, and his government will ask parliament for sanctions on Russian individuals and companies. Writing in The Times&..
U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday warned that if Russia invades Ukraine, there would be no Nord Stream 2, but did not specify how he would go about ensuring the controversial pipeline would not be used. Speaking at a joint news con..
The three-month election campaign in the Philippines is set to start on February 8, 2022 amid a continuing pandemic scare. There are 10 presidential candidates, 9 vice-presidential candidates, 64 senatorial aspirants, and 177 party-list groups. In..
The mayor of Canada's capital Ottawa Jim Watson has declared a state of emergency in response to more than a week of truckers' protests against Covid restrictions. Watson said the city was "completely out of control", with demons..
The Turkish authorities announced that four people were injured as a result of a gas explosion that occurred Monday in a residential building in Istanbul's Uskudar district. According to local security sources, a person fell from the window du..
Britain's Queen Elizabeth said on Saturday that she wants Prince Charles' wife Camilla to be styled Queen Consort when he becomes king, cementing her place at the heart of the royal family after once being judged an outsider. In a letter w..