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Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...


Moderna less effective against Omicron, says CEO Stephane Bancel

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said that existing COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be less effective ...


Two high-risk contacts of South Africa returnee test positive for COVID-19

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 30 (ANI): A total of four high-risk (household) contacts of South Africa returnee, residing at Sector ...


WHO urges countries to take 'rational' measures against Omicron

Geneva [Switzerland], November 30 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for countries to keep calm and take ...


Moderna less effective against Omicron,says Moderna CEO

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said that existing COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be less effective ...


SA A vs IND A, 2nd Game: Porel, Saini among wickets as visitors gain upper hand (Stumps, Day 1)

Bloemfontein [South Africa], November 30 (ANI): Bowlers shared the spoils as India A limited South Africa to 233/7 on Day ...


Omicron found in Europe earlier than previously thought

The Omicron Covid-19 variant arrived in the Netherlands before it was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO), according ...


CEC addresses virtual seminar on 'Story of World's Largest Democracy's Election'

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India addressed a virtual seminar on "Story of World's ...


6 travellers from S Africa, other 'high-risk' countries test COVID positive in Maharashtra

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 30 (ANI): Six passengers who arrived from South Africa or other high-risk countries have tested positive ...


Officials say Omicron found in Netherlands 'earlier than thought'

Amsterdam [Netherlands], November 30 (ANI): Netherlands health officials on Tuesday said that the new COVID-19 variant Omicron was detected in ...


Jindal Global Law School hosts the Global Law Schools' Summit with over 150 thought leaders from 35 countries

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI/OP Jindal University): Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) presents a ...


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Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

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US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...

To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...

U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...

Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...

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Ireland to follow EU's advice to impose S. African travel ban

DUBLIN, Ireland Irish residents returning from the South African region where a novel Covid variant has been discovered will be ...


Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...


Pakistan imposes travel ban on Hong Kong, 6 African countries

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has imposed travel bans on Hong Kong and six African countries due to the spread of ...


Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...


Migrant Advocates Accuse EU of Flagrant Breaches of Geneva Convention

The migrant crisis on Poland's border, which Western powers accuse Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko of engineering, caught international attention in ...


Moderna less effective against Omicron, says CEO Stephane Bancel

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said that existing COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be less effective ...


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