Omicron Covid-19 variant: the Netherlands' RIVM health institute disclosed that patient samples dating from November 19 and 23 were found to contain it. It was on November 24, South African authorities reported the existence of Omicron to WHO.
Around 500 Vietnamese workers are building the first Chinese tire factory in Europe. Activists say their working conditions are inhumane: no money, no passports, no hot water. The Serbian government rejects the claims.
Riot police clashed with stone-throwing rioters in the Dutch port city after hundreds gathered to oppose stricter anti-coronavirus measures. Police said at least seven people were wounded after warning shots were fired.
Coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations are on the rise again. Many countries are going through their fourth wave, but a select few are bucking the negative trend. A look at who is doing better and why.
The latest deaths in Russia brought the total toll to 236,220, by far the highest in Europe.
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had a meeting with WTO Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Vice President European Commission Frans Timmermans.
The powerful winds swept across swaths of northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium causing damage and electricity disruptions.
Russia already has Europe's highest death toll in the pandemic — more than 214,000 — and the authorities' conservative way of recording COVID-19 fatalities suggests the actual number could be even higher.
But in many countries, there are concerns of a new surge in infections from the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus.
Medical workers shout slogans during a protest against removal of thousands of temporary health workers who were employed by Municipal Corporation last year for coronavirus disease duty, in Ahmedabad.PTI Photo
People light candles in the formation of a red ribbon, the universal symbol of awareness and support for those living with HIV, on World AIDS Day in Kolkata.AP Photo/Bikas Das
Medical Students & doctors hold candles to mark the World AIDS Day and demand the government to consider restructuring the academic fees according to the 2018-19 academic year, payment of COVID-risk allowance, and...PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
Mohammad Umar Kumar busy in making glazed pottery items, in Srinagar. Kumar, a 26-yr old Commerce graduate, is aiming to revive the age old but dying art of glazed pottery in the Valley after learning it from an...PTI Photo
Mohammad Umar Kumar busy in making glazed pottery items, in Srinagar.PTI Photo
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.