Covid-19 for the second successive year has forced the people around the world to cancel their plans of celebrations and gatherings on Christmas.
According to the statement of Germany-based Lufthansa, a dozen long-haul transatlantic flights were cancelled over the Christmas holiday period because of a “massive rise” in sick leave among pilots.
In view of the rapid spreading of Omicron variant in UK, Germany's national disease control center, Robert Koch Institute, included United Kingdom's name to the list of 'virus variant areas'.
Ukraine: The Russian military's buildup near the country's border is taking centre stage at the summit of the EU's 27 leaders, with a plea from Ukraine's president to start imposing more sanctions before any possible incursion.
Ukraine: German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock spoke with her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, telling him that the 'territorial integrity of Ukraine must not be violated'.
According to the Finance Minister of Olaf Scholz's cabinet, Christian Lindner, investing 60 billion euros is going to strengthen Germany's economy which is still recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.
The 177-page coalition agreement is titled “Venture More Progress”, a theme that the incoming government's leaders hammered home at a signing ceremony at Berlin's Futurium museum.
Germany's first two cases of the Covid-19 variant Omicron have been confirmed in Munich. The development comes with the world on alert over the variant first discovered in southern Africa.
The European Union wants its member states to halt air travel with South Africa and several surrounding countries over the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant.
Several new measures come into effect in Germany on Wednesday as cases continue to rise. The rate of vaccine uptake remains lower than in other western European countries.
Doctors are bracing for an influx of coronavirus patients as confirmed cases hit fresh daily highs that experts say is also being fuelLed by vaccine skeptics.
Brezna combines literary and journalistic elements in her reports and novels. The writer's association recognizes her commitment to giving a voice to dissidents.
President Ebrahim Raisi took office 100 days ago, promising Iranians 'peace and prosperity'. However, can reform succeed under conservative hard-liners loyal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?
Germany's public health body said the country has recorded over 50,000 new Covid-19 cases within the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, an Australian company has recalled millions of tests shipped to the US.
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.
Rudi Moder disappeared in February 1983 after setting off on a two-to-three day ski tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park in the US state of Colorado.
The Robert Koch Institute, or RKI, said 33,949 new cases had been registered in the last 24 hours, up from 28,037 daily cases a week ago.
The fight was between two groups that operate street-level drug sales in the area. On Wednesday night, the shooting broke out at a street-side eatery.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.