As other countries rolled out their vaccination campaigns over months, the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, wedged between India and China, is nearly done just 16 days after it started.
The death of Prince Philip has left “a huge void” in the life of Queen Elizabeth II, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday. Other royal family members also paid tribute to their late father.
In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to get a boost.
People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear Saturday.
Britain’s Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died at the age of 99.
Prince Philip was the longest-serving royal consort in British history by more than a decade when he died Friday at 99.
Japan says it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Summer Olympics.
A female athlete managed to clinch a gold medal win in taekwondo all while she was eight months pregnant.
China has warned the U.S. not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach in response to complaints about the country’s human rights record.
“The reported cases of unusual blood clotting following vaccination with the AstraZeneca vaccine should be listed as possible side effects of the vaccine,” said Emer Cooke, the agency's executive director.
The 2021 winner of the “Mrs. Sri Lanka” beauty pageant said she suffered injuries after a previous winner snatched the crown off of her head, claiming that she was ineligible.
New Zealand has officially instated its $20 per hour minimum wage increase and raised taxes on the nation’s top earners.
A top official at the European Medicines Agency says there is a causal link between AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine and rare blood clots, but that it's unclear what the connection is.
South Korean electronics maker LG says it is getting out of its loss-making mobile phone business to focus on electric vehicle components, robotics, artificial intelligence and other products and services.
The British government says all adults and children in England will be able to get coronavirus tests twice a week as a way to stamp out new outbreaks.
“The pandemic is still spreading, while the social and economic crisis remains severe, especially for the poor. Nevertheless — and this is scandalous — armed conflicts have not ended, and military arsenals are being strengthened,'' Francis said, sounding angry. “That is today's scandal.”
Britain is planning to test a series of measures including “coronavirus status certifications” over the coming weeks to see if they can allow people to safely return to sports arenas, nightclubs and concerts.
Nearly a third of individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.K. were readmitted within a period of four months, and they suffered from multi-organ dysfunction at higher rates than the general population, a study found.
The United States and Iran will talk with other world powers about returning to the Obama-era agreement that limited Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for the removal of crippling economic sanctions.
The rector of Notre Dame said Friday that the burned-out Paris cathedral and its esplanade could remain a building site for another “15 or 20 years.”