The death toll rose to more than 135, but with an untold number still missing, officials expected that figure to rise. More than 5,000
The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 7,00,000 on Wednesday, with the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico leading the rise in fatalities.
Twitter said it had temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s official campaign account from tweeting due to a post containing misinformation about Covid-19. At issue
French President Emmanuel Macron was expected in Lebanon on Thursday, two days after a monster blast sowed unfathomable destruction in Beirut and brought Paris’s
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un directed his government agencies to act immediately to stabilise the livelihoods of residents in a city locked down
According to The Wall Street Journal, such initiatives to double on technology-based services, overseen by information technology executives, are to help hotels revive from
The counting of votes in Sri Lanka’s twice-postponed parliamentary election began on Thursday with the powerful Rajapaksa family-run Sri Lanka People’s Party (SLPP) saying
Pakistan on Thursday announced it would be lifting most of the country’s remaining coronavirus restrictions after seeing new cases drop for several weeks. All
The US Senate on Thursday unanimously voted to approve a bill from Senator Josh Hawley banning federal employees from using video-sharing app TikTok on
Lebanon’s state-run news agency says 16 employees at Beirut’s port have been detained over this weeks explosion that killed more than 100 people and
Two people died when Isaias spun off a tornado that struck a North Carolina mobile home park. Another person died in Pennsylvania when their
Trump was asked why he called it an attack and not an accident, especially since Lebanese officials say they have not determined the cause
Gotabaya Rajapaksa is seeking a two-thirds majority for his party in the 225-member parliament to enable constitutional reforms to make the presidency more powerful
Some 24,000 health workers in South Africa have contracted coronavirus, 181 of whom have died, since the pandemic hit the country in March, the
The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt
A huge blast in Beirut has left 300,000 people homeless and caused damage across half of the city estimated to cost more than $3
China on Wednesday hoped that India and Pakistan can “properly” handle their differences through dialogue, improve relations and jointly safeguard peace, stability and development
Fireworks and ammonium nitrate appear to have been the fuel that ignited a massive explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut, experts suggest.
Addressing the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir’s legislative assembly on the first anniversary of India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August
The US added 46,321 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours Monday. The US has now recorded 4,711,323 total cases, with 155,366 deaths, making it
Hurricane Isaias has made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. The hurricane made landfall on Monday with maximum sustained winds of 136 km/h.