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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Who's in? Who's out? The ethics of COVID-19 travel rules

Omicron, the latest COVID-19 variant dubbed a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization, has prompted new travel restrictions ...

Health experts reiterate on COVID-19 appropriate behaviour as 'Omicron' COVID variant cases increases in South Africa

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): With World Health Organisation (WHO) stating that overall global risk related to the new ...

1st French Omicron Case on Indian Ocean Island of Reunion

PARIS - Japan and France confirmed their first cases of the new variant of the coronavirus on Tuesday as countries ...

Malawi Policeman Builds Sports Complex to Reduce Crime

MACHINGA, MALAWI - One could mistake Kanduwa Sande for a contractor hired to clear up the once-dilapidated public football pitch ...

Omicron COVID variant: DIRCO expects India-SA series to go ahead as planned

Cape Town [South Africa], November 30 (ANI): South Africa's Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has released a statement, ...

Singapore tightens border measures amid spread of new COVID-19 variant

Singapore, November 30 (ANI): Amid the rising concerns of the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', Singapore on Tuesday imposed a series ...

Lance Klusener to step down as Afghanistan coach after Dec 31

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 30 (ANI): Former South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener has said that he will be stepping down as ...

Testing, sanitisation intensified at Bengaluru airport after SA returnees test COVID positive

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 30 (ANI): After two South Africa returnees tested positive for COVID-19, Bengaluru airport has intensified testing ...

Omicron effect: Reintroduced Covid-19 spying challenged in court

Human rights groups in Israel have asked the supreme court to repeal the government's decree reauthorizing the internal security service ...

CDC strengthens recommendation on COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for adults

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is strengthening its recommendation on COVID-19 ...

Will urge Centre to reduce gap between COVID-19 vaccine doses, says Aaditya Thackeray

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 30 (ANI): Amid concerns over the Omicron variant, the Guardian Minister of Mumbai Suburbs Aaditya Thackeray ...

Chandigarh man, a South Africa returnee, tests positive for COVID-19

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 30 (ANI): A 39-year-old man, who returned from South Africa, tested positive for COVID-19 in Chandigarh ...

No patient in Mumbai infected with Omicron, says Mumbai Mayor

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 30 (ANI): Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Monday assured that no case of the new COVID-19 ...

South African doctor who discovered Omicron describes symptoms

People infected with the new Omicron strain of Covid-19 present ?unusual symptoms? that are somewhat different from those associated with ...

WHO special session seeking "pandemic treaty" amid Omicron concerns

© Provided by Xinhua COVID-19 has exposed and exacerbated fundamental weaknesses in the global architecture for pandemic preparedness and response. ...

COVID: Amid concerns over Omicron, President Biden reiterates importance of getting vaccine, booster shots

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): As the concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19 are rising, US President Joe Biden ...

Biden reveals what new normal will be

There won?t be a new lockdown if everyone gets vaccinated and takes booster shots, and masks up indoors, US President ...

Kevin Pietersen lauds India for extending support to African countries in dealing with Omicron COVID-19 variant

London [US], November 30 (ANI): Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen on Monday lauded India for extending support to African countries ...

South Africa's Little People Urge Better Accessibility

JOHANNESBURG - From navigating shopping centers to government offices, South Africa's "little people" say public spaces aren't designed to be ...

Biden Urges More Vaccinations, Not New Restrictions

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden made a new plea Monday to Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus¸ or ...

South Africa Evades Lockdown as President Pushes Vaccinations

JOHANNESBURG - Despite the rise of coronavirus cases in South Africa where the new omicron variant was detected, stricter lockdown ...

'A little different from Delta variant': Karnataka Minister on COVID-19 positive sample of SA passenger

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 29 (ANI): Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday said that samples of one of ...

'Little different from Delta variant': K'taka Health Min after 2 people found COVID-19 positive at airport

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 29 (ANI): Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday said that one of the two ...

What stands in the way of a new South Sudan post-conflict constitution

South Sudan became an independent country following a long armed struggle to break away from Sudan. At a referendum in ...

South African groundwater project shows the power of citizen science

About 30% of the water on the planet is under the ground, out of sight and not easily accessed. Little ...

Hong Kong records 3rd case of new COVID-19 variant

Hong Kong, November 29 (ANI): Hong Kong has recorded its third case of a new coronavirus strain first detected in ...

Thailand's new COVID-19 cases hit five-month low

Bangkok [Thailand], November 29 (ANI/Xinhua): Thailand's COVID-19 cases rose by 4,753 and 27 more fatalities were recorded in the previous ...

Omicron: What we know about the new Covid variant

Scientists have raised the alarm about the new Omicron Covid-19 variant, first identified in Botswana, which has an ?extremely high ...

Omicron: why the WHO designated it a variant of concern

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the B.1.1.529 lineage of Sars-CoV-2, thought to have emerged in southern Africa, ...

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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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