Australia said Tuesday it will strongly oppose a Unesco plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger" over deterioration caused by climate change.
A senior North Korean official ridiculed American hopes for talks on Tuesday, as the United States and South Korea agreed to consider scrapping a controversial working group established to coordinate their policy toward Pyongyang.
Cuba's Abdala coronavirus candidate vaccine showed "efficacy" of more than 92 percent after three doses, its maker said Monday, though it did not specify whether this was measured against infection, disease, or death.
Myanmar security forces backed by armoured vehicles clashed on Tuesday with a newly formed militia group in the second-biggest city of Mandalay, according to social media posts from the group and media reports.
The medical co-ordinator in charge of Diego Maradona’s home treatment denied responsibility for his death when questioned yesterday by Argentine prosecutors, insisting her role was merely “administrative.”
India gave out a record 8.3mn vaccine doses yesterday under a federal campaign to inoculate all adults for free after weeks of criticism that a chaotic rollout had worsened a second wave that killed hundreds of thousands.
Ethiopia’s elections chief said complaints by the opposition of irregularities in two regions risked tarnishing polls yesterday billed by the government as the country’s first free and fair vote after decades of repression.
Saint Petersburg on Monday imposed fresh restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus with cases rising in the city ahead of matches in the postponed Euro 2020 tournament.
Britain on Monday said it had joined the United States, Canada and the European Union in imposing fresh sanctions on Belarus after the detention of an opposition journalist.