New Zealand earthquakes: Tsunami warnings lifted after evacuations

Three powerful earthquakes struck off the coast of New Zealand on Friday, triggering tsunami warnings that…

Covid: Italy ‘blocks’ AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia

The Italian government has blocked the export of an Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia. The decision…

Myanmar sees deadliest day as 38 protesters killed

At least 38 people were killed in Myanmar on Wednesday in what the UN described as…

US Capitol police warn of possible militia plot to breach Congress

Security has been ramped up at the US Capitol in response to “a possible plot to…

Biden withdraws budget director nomination amid opposition

US President Joe Biden has withdrawn his nomination for the next director of the Office of…

Coronavirus: Texas and other states ease rules despite warnings

Texas will lift its mask requirement and allow businesses to reopen at full capacity next week,…

Arrests made at Spanish giants Barcelona

Catalan police say they have made four arrests after searching the offices of Spanish side Barcelona.…

Covid-19 variants pose ‘real threat’ to vaccine progress, CDC warns

The spread of highly contagious coronavirus variants is threatening to fuel a “potential fourth surge of…

Zimbabwe Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigns amid sex scandal

Zimbabwe Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigned on Monday following local media reports he had engaged in…

Myanmar coup: Deadliest day of protests as police open fire

Police have fired on protesters in Myanmar killing at least 18, the UN human rights office…