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Ukrainian leaders: Stay calm, Russian invasion not imminent

Moscow has denied it is planning an assault, but it has massed an estimated 100,000 troops near Ukraine and is holding military drills

26 Jan 2022 10:59 AM

WHO chief warns against talk of 'endgame' in pandemic

Conditions remain ideal for more coronavirus variants to emerge, it's dangerous to assume omicron is the last one

24 Jan 2022 9:46 PM

NATO sending planes, ships to eastern Europe

Tensions are mounting as the West accuses Moscow of threatening to invade Ukraine by massing over 100,000 troops on its border

24 Jan 2022 9:32 PM

Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader

Amid diplomatic efforts to defuse the crisis, UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace is expected to meet Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu

24 Jan 2022 10:26 AM

Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame': WHO

The WHO regional office for Africa also said last week that cases of Covid had plummeted in that region and deaths were declining

24 Jan 2022 10:09 AM


Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government

The U.K. government made the claim based on an intelligence assessment, without providing evidence to back it up

23 Jan 2022 11:13 AM

Pfizer CEO says Omicron-targeted vaccine to be ready by March

Bourla said Pfizer could be ready to file for U.S. regulatory approval for a redesigned vaccine and launch it as soon as March

11 Jan 2022 10:31 AM

Vaccine skeptics slammed across Europe as Omicron rages

Amid a seemingly unstoppable surge in infections, officials are focusing restrictions on unvaccinated people

09 Jan 2022 1:11 PM

Soaring Omicron could lead to more dangerous variants, WHO warns

Britain on Tuesday faced warnings of an impending hospital crisis due to staff shortages caused by a wave of Omicron infections

05 Jan 2022 10:27 AM

Boosters may prolong COVID pandemic, warns WHO chief

Unrestrained end-of-year celebrations could still prove to be major source of new infections, the WHO warned

23 Dec 2021 12:21 PM


UK researchers developing new COVID-19 vaccines

The research project will boost the UK's and the world's ability to rapidly develop new vaccines

20 Dec 2021 9:53 AM

Ready to provide additional Rafale aircraft to India: French Defence Minister

France has delivered 30 Rafale aircraft to India so far, and six more are set to be delivered by April next year

17 Dec 2021 2:50 PM

Boris Johnson suffers humiliating defeat in UK special election

A no-confidence vote takes place if 15% of Conservative MPs (54) write to the chair of the so-called 1922 committee, Graham Brady

17 Dec 2021 1:57 PM

Unprecedented Omicron spread, 'probably' in most countries: WHO

Omicron now accounts for around 3 percent of cases in the US, a figure that is expected to rise rapidly as has been seen in other countries

15 Dec 2021 10:39 AM

British PM Boris Johnson says UK and India are natural partners

Johnson said that over the coming decade, India and the UK will continue to deepen their bonds

14 Dec 2021 11:25 AM


UK announces booster drive to fight 'tidal wave' of Omicron

Uk began easing coronavirus restrictions in June and the alert level was at stage three, which means the epidemic is in general circulation

13 Dec 2021 10:47 AM

Olaf Scholz appointed as Germany's new chancellor, replacing Angela Merkel

Scholz, the leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), won the secret vote in the Parliament

08 Dec 2021 4:51 PM

Top WHO, US scientists say Omicron no worse than other virus variants

US scientist Anthony Fauci echoed the WHO's view, saying Omicron did not appear worse than prior strains based on early indications

08 Dec 2021 12:06 PM

WHO warns of 'toxic mix' as EU chief mulls mandatory Covid jabs

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates also recorded their first cases of Omicron, making the Gulf the latest region to be affected

02 Dec 2021 11:10 AM

Omicron variant spreads to more countries as world on alert

New cases are confirmed in Germany and Italy, with Belgium, Israel and Hong Kong also reporting that the variant has been found in travelers

28 Nov 2021 1:25 PM