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Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

18 fliers from at-risk countries tested positive for COVID-19, samples sent genome sequencing: Mansukh Mandaviya

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Union Health Minister Manuskh Mandaviya said on Friday that RT-PCR tests have been done ...

Karnataka postpones all events in educational institutes till Jan 15

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 3 (ANI): Karnataka government postponed all events in educational institutes till January 15, 2022, informed state ...

Pro Kabaddi League: UP Yoddha rope in their first African origin player

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 3 (ANI): Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) franchise UP Yoddha have roped in their first-ever player ...

WHO comments on lethality of Omicron

World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson Christian Lindmeier announced on Friday that the agency has ?not seen reports of Omicron-related deaths ...

South Africa Urges Vaccine Use as Omicron Spreads

JOHANNESBURG - Coronavirus cases have risen rising dramatically in South Africa since the discovery of the omicron variant. Government and ...

Omicron Coronavirus Variant Found in Multiple US States

NEW YORK - The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states, showing yet again how ...

Japan's soy sauce maker 'Kikkoman' dominates global market

Chiba [Japan], December 3 (ANI): Soy sauce is a universal seasoning loved by one and all. Kikkoman, a leading soy ...

Green development under BRI bears fruit among partners

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- As an important participant and contributor in promoting global ecological governance, ...

Gaddafi's son back in Libyan presidential race

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Libya's former leader, has been reinstated as a presidential candidate by a court in ...

Africa CDC Calls for Calm Amid Surge in COVID Infections

NAIROBI - Concerns about the omicron COVID-19 variant are growing in Africa but health experts say vaccination can help reduce ...

Amid Omicron scare, two international passengers test positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 3 (ANI): A day after two cases of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant were detected ...

Visakhapatnam: Amid Omicron scare, some international returnees untraceable

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], December 3 (ANI): Amid concerns over COVID-19 new variant 'Omicron', Visakhapatnam District Collector Mallikarjuna said on ...

Kazakhstan suspends air traffic with Egypt over Omicron variant from today

Nur-Sultan [Kazakhstan], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): Kazakhstan is suspending flights to Egypt starting Friday in an effort to prevent the emergence ...

Malaysia detects first case of Omicron variant

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in Malaysia and ...

Spy agency stops tracking Omicron carriers

The Israeli government said it won?t seek to extend the controversial surveillance program in which its security agency, Shin Bet, ...

INSACOG calls for COVID vaccine booster dose to those at-risk, above 40 years

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) has called for the administration of ...

12 Omicron suspects admitted to Delhi's LNJP hospital so far: Sources

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): As many as 12 patients suspected to be infected with the COVID-19 'Omicron' variant ...

Nine international travellers test positive for COVID at Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI): Nine international travellers, including one from South Africa, who arrived at Mumbai International Airport ...

Telangana: 40 foreign nationals held for staying illegally in India

Ranga Reddy (Telangana) [India], December 3 (ANI): A total of 40 foreigners were arrested in the Ranga Reddy district of ...

Omicron and Vaccines: What You Should Know

Omicron is unlikely to have completely outsmarted the vaccines, experts say, even with its unusual array of mutations.There are a ...

Multiple Cases of Omicron Variant Detected In New York City

NEW YORK - Multiple cases of the omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in New York, health officials said Thursday, ...

Telangana: Woman returned from abroad tests COVID-19 positive, 'Omicron' not confirmed yet

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 3 (ANI): Amid concern over COVID-19 new variant 'Omicron', a woman, who was one of 325 ...

India has proved it is second to none in adopting technology, says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India has proved to the world ...

Nepal imposes ban on entry from 9 countries, including Hong Kong, amid 'Omicron' scare

Kathmandu [Nepal], December 3 (ANI): In a wake of global fear of new coronavirus variant Omicron, Nepal has decided to ...

Karnataka CM to chair high-level meet on Omicron variant today, new SOPs likely soon

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): After two cases of COVID-19 new variant 'Omicron' were reported from Karnataka, Chief Minister ...

5 more cases of Omicron reported in New York

New York [US], December 3 (ANI): As many as five cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant have surfaced in New York ...

PM Modi to inaugurate thought leadership forum on FinTech, InFinity Forum, today

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate InFinity Forum, a thought leadership forum on FinTech, ...

Parents of stranded Indian badminton player in Botswana pray for his early return

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], December 3 (ANI): Amid the scare of Omicron variant spread, an Indian badminton player and two ...

Omicron: Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore airports start compulsory testing of passengers arriving from 11 'at risk' countries

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 3 (ANI): Staff at airports in Chennai, Madurai, and Coimbatore have started compulsory testing of ...

US tightens COVID-19 measures over omicron variant concerns, stricter testing protocols for inbound international travellers

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): US President Joe Biden has announced new requirements for international travellers coming to the US, ...

Third case of Omicron COVID-19 variant in US found in Colorado

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The third case of the Omicron coronavirus variant in the US has been confirmed in ...

Twitter purges thousands of 'state-linked accounts

Twitter has announced their latest round of axed accounts, targeting thousands of users accused of promoting government agendas in countries ...

Two Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack in Benin, Army Says

COTONOU, BENIN - Two soldiers were killed and several more were wounded when Islamist militants attacked a border security post ...

Can Europe Compete With China's Belt and Road Initiative

LONDON - The European Union this week launched a $340 billion 'Global Gateway' fund to boost global infrastructure, which analysts ...

Biden Imposes New US Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday imposed stricter coronavirus testing requirements for international travelers entering the country. He ...

Lok Sabha sees marathon debate on COVID-19 situation, Rajya Sabha passes bill on dam safety

New Delhi [India], Dec 3 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Thursday saw a marathon debate on COVID-19 situation as Rajya ...

Omicron is milder than Delta variant at primary level: S African doctor

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): With two cases of Omicron being detected in India, the South African doctor who ...

EU Council restores COVID-19 travel restrictions for Jordan, Namibia

Brussels [Belgium], December 2 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Council said on Thursday it has removed Jordan and Namibia from the list ...

Uganda Sends Ground Troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo

KAMPALA - Uganda's military has confirmed sending troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) against Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) ...

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Ireland to follow EU's advice to impose S. African travel ban

DUBLIN, Ireland Irish residents returning from the South African region where a novel Covid variant has been discovered will be ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

18 fliers from at-risk countries tested positive for COVID-19, samples sent genome sequencing: Mansukh Mandaviya

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Union Health Minister Manuskh Mandaviya said on Friday that RT-PCR tests have been done ...

Karnataka postpones all events in educational institutes till Jan 15

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 3 (ANI): Karnataka government postponed all events in educational institutes till January 15, 2022, informed state ...

Pro Kabaddi League: UP Yoddha rope in their first African origin player

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 3 (ANI): Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) franchise UP Yoddha have roped in their first-ever player ...

WHO comments on lethality of Omicron

World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson Christian Lindmeier announced on Friday that the agency has ?not seen reports of Omicron-related deaths ...

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