World seeks to hammer out global pandemic strategy at WHO meeting

World seeks to hammer out global pandemic strategy at WHO meeting

The World Health Organization backed international efforts to forge a treaty setting out global responses to pandemics on Monday, as member states began a three-day conference.

People with Omicron strain not seriously ill, says S African doctor

People with Omicron strain not seriously ill, says S African doctor

The people in South Africa who have caught the Omicron strain of Covid-19 have not become seriously ill, according to the country’s medical association (SAMA).

Bus crashes into house in central Mexico, at least 19 dead

Bus crashes into house in central Mexico, at least 19 dead

At least 19 people were killed and 32 others injured in a bus accident in the state of Mexico on Friday, authorities said.

EU states agree to suspend flights from seven southern African states

EU states agree to suspend flights from seven southern African states

EU member states have agreed to suspend passenger flights from seven southern African countries to contain a new, potentially more dangerous coronavirus variant, dpa learned from diplomatic sources on Friday.

Libya’s electoral commission rejects candidacy of Gaddafi’s son

Libya’s electoral commission rejects candidacy of Gaddafi’s son

A son of deceased dictator Moamer Gaddafi did not make the cut to run in upcoming presidential election, Libya‘s electoral commission ruled on Wednesday.

Germany set for new government as three-party coalition announce deal

Germany set for new government as three-party coalition announce deal

The three parties set to make up Germany’s next government – the Social Democrats (SPD), Greens and Free Democrats (FDP) – are presenting their coalition agreement on Wednesday, as political power in the country shifts to the left.

WHO Europe warns of hundreds of thousands of Covid deaths this winter

WHO Europe warns of hundreds of thousands of Covid deaths this winter

Hundreds of thousands more people in Europe could die in connection with the coronavirus by spring 2022, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

US Secretary of State offers condolences to N. Macedonia and Bulgaria following deadly incidents

US Secretary of State offers condolences to N. Macedonia and Bulgaria following deadly incidents

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken offered condolences to the people of North Macedonia and Bulgaria for the loss of lives in a bus accident near Sofia and a fire in a nursing home in Bulgaria.

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