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