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Saturday November 27th, 2021 6:25PM
COVID variant spreads to more countries as world on alert
The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus has popped up in more European countries, just days after being identified in South Africa
5:25PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Britain tightens COVID rules as world on alert over omicron
The U.K. has tightened up rules on mask-wearing and on testing of international arrivals after finding two cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus that was identified just a few days ago in South Africa
3:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
Italy, Germany report cases of omicron COVID-19 variant
News reports in Italy and Germany say that both countries have confirmed cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant
3:39PM ( 2 hours ago )
Amid riots, France to consider some autonomy for Guadeloupe
France’s government is offering to discuss greater autonomy for the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe
12:45PM ( 5 hours ago )
UK plans new measures to combat omicron coronavirus variant
The U.K. government say that it's planning new measures to combat the omicron COVID-19 variant, including mandatory PCR tests for all arriving international travelers and ramping up the use of face masks
12:20PM ( 5 hours ago )
World on alert as UK reports cases of omicron COVID variant
Britain has become the latest country to report cases of the new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus as world governments sought to shore up their defenses by slapping restrictions on travel from nations in southern Africa
11:58AM ( 6 hours ago )
Anti-government protesters block bridges, roads in Serbia
Skirmishes have erupted in Serbia between police and anti-government demonstrators who briefly blocked roads and bridges in the Balkan country in protest against new laws they say favor interests of foreign investors who are devastating the environment
11:40AM ( 6 hours ago )
Russia jails 5 people over coal mine disaster that killed 51
A Russian court has ordered five people to remain in pre-trial detention for two months pending an investigation into a devastating blast in a coal mine in Siberia that resulted in dozens of deaths
11:36AM ( 6 hours ago )
Anti-government protesters block bridges, roads in Serbia
Skirmishes have erupted in Serbia between police and anti-government demonstrators who briefly blocked roads and bridges in the Balkan country in protest against new laws they say favor interests of foreign investors who are devastating the environment
11:24AM ( 6 hours ago )
AP World News Archive
International
German business confidence drops for 5th consecutive month
A closely watched survey shows that German business confidence has dropped for the fifth consecutive month amid persistent supply-chain bottlenecks and a resurgence of coronavirus infections in Europe’s biggest economy
6:16AM ( 3 days ago )
The Base, Hezbollah to be listed as terrorists in Australia
Australia intends to add far-right extremist group The Base and the entirety of the Lebanese group Hezbollah to its list of outlawed terrorist organizations
9:38PM ( 3 days ago )