Omicron to infect more than half of Europe: WHO

More than half of the European population are expected to be infected with the Omicron coronavirus variant within the next six to eight weeks, the World Health Organization’s top Europe official said on Tuesday. Continue Reading

My relationship with military ‘exceptional says Imran

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated that his government’s relationship with the country’s powerful military was ‘exceptional and the Opposition’s narrative regarding a rift between the two was ‘dead and buried’, a media report said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Covid: Philippines prepares more hospitals beds

The Philippines ordered an increase in hospital beds and medical resources in and around the capital Manila, a senior government official said on Sunday, as the country set another record for new COVID-19 infections. Continue Reading

Eastern US hit by winter storm

A winter storm stretching from the US states of Maine to Virginia has blanketed large parts of the East Coast, causing school closures, power outages and flight cancellations, and particularly leading the governors of New Jersey and Virginia to declare a state of emergency. Continue Reading

Global Covid caseload tops 302.6 mn

Amid an ongoing resurgence across the world, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 302.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.47 million and vaccinations to over 9.37 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University. Continue Reading