On Thursday, the number of new confirmed coronavirus cases breached 400,000 for the second time in India since the devastating surge began last month.
In announcement sure to be welcomed by travelers worldwide, the EU’s executive branch has proposed easing restrictions on visiting the 27-nation bloc as vaccination campaigns keep gathering speed.
A jury in Rome has convicted two American friends from the Bay Area in the 2019 slaying of a police officer in a drug sting gone awry, sentencing them to life in prison.
Canadian health officials said Wednesday they have become the first to approve Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for ages as young as 12.
Finnegan Lee Elder, 21, and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 20, were indicted on charges of homicide, attempted extortion, assault, resisting a public official and carrying an attack-style knife without just cause. Both contend they acted in self-defense.
An elevated section of the Mexico City metro collapsed and sent a subway car plunging toward a busy boulevard late Monday, killing at least 24 people and dozens of others, city officials said.
An overpass in Mexico City’s metro collapsed, sending a train plunging downward onto a road and killing at least 13 people.
The World Health Organization has repeatedly decried a lack of equity in access to COVID-19 vaccines and is working to ship doses to low- and middle-income countries through its COVAX program.
Officials say a searing blaze that roared through dozens of fuel tankers on the northern edge of the Afghan capital of Kabul has killed seven people and injured 14.
Amid the devastating surge, only a fraction of India’s population will be able to afford the prices charged by private hospitals - leaving the government to immunize 900 million adults.
The U.S. will restrict travel from India starting on May 4, the White House said Friday, citing a devastating rise in COVID-19 cases and the emergence of dangerous variants.
India's daily deaths have nearly tripled in the past three weeks, crossing the 200,000 mark this week. But the true death toll is actually believed to be far higher.
The head of German pharmaceutical company BioNTech says Europe can achieve herd immunity against the coronavirus within the next four months.
The U.S. and WHO plan to send much-needed supplies to India amid a deadly surge there in new COVID-19 cases.
The European Union is finalizing plans to allow tourists from the United States to travel to the 27-nation bloc this summer, officials said.
More than 80 people have died in a catastrophic fire at a Baghdad hospital for coronavirus patients.
For the fourth straight day, India on Sunday set a global daily record of new coronavirus infections - nearly 350,000 cases, spurred by an insidious new variant that emerged there.
Turkey’s foreign ministry has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Ankara to protest the U.S. decision to mark the deportation and killing of Armenians during the Ottoman Empire as “genocide.”
He coughed on work colleagues and told them “I’m going to give you all the coronavirus."
President Biden has formally recognized the mass killing of Armenians during World War I as genocide, the first president to ever do so. The recognition, though, is likely to further complicate an already tense relationship with Turkey - and here’s why.