Russia will have to pay ‘heavy price’ if it invades Ukraine, warns US president Joe Biden

Mr. Joe Biden, the Vice President of the United States, has stated that Russia will "pay a heavy price" if its military units cross...

Germany’s Covid-19 infections hit record high amid Omicron wave

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for Infectious Diseases reported that the seven-day Covid-19 incidence rate in Germany exceeded 600 for the first time, with...

Good news for travellers! Thailand to resume quarantine-free entry for vaccinated visitors from Feb

From the beginning of next month, Thailand's Covid-19 task force has announced that the country will resume its quarantine-free travel scheme for inbound visitors...

Taliban says reopening schools for girls their responsibility, UN offers cash aid to Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, the Taliban-led government has stated that reopening schools for girls across the country was their responsibility, and not a result of international...

Millions of Chinese locals run out of food, essentials amid harsh lockdown, COVID curbs

In the face of the country's heavy-handed and draconian approach to dealing with COVID-19 lockdowns, millions of Chinese citizens are struggling to meet their...

Britain to lift additional Covid-19 restrictions from next week – What it means

From next Thursday, the United Kingdom will lift all additional restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the Omicron virus, according to a government...