Singapore on Tuesday began quarantine-free entry for fully vaccinated passengers from eight countries, part of a plan to ease restrictions as the business hub gears up to live with the coronavirus.
Poachers in Vietnam have shot dead five critically endangered langurs, a type of monkey killed for bushmeat and traditional medicine, state media said Tuesday.
North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, the nuclear-armed country's latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday led tributes to “dedicated, passionate” David Amess, a veteran lawmaker stabbed to death while meeting members of the public in an attack that has heightened concern about politicians’ safety.
Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban as a schoolgirl, has urged Afghanistan’s new rulers to let girls return to school.
Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, top military officer and national security adviser, died yesterday at the age of 84 due to complications from Covid-19. He was fully vaccinated, his family said in a statement on Facebook.
South Africa's health products regulator on Monday said it would not approve Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine due to concerns it could increase the risk of HIV infection among men.
Ethiopian forces hit the northern city of Mekele with air strikes on Monday, humanitarian officials and diplomats told AFP, the first reported bombing raids over the Tigrayan capital since the early stages of the year-long war.