Johns Hopkins University says the lives lost in the US due to Covid-19 are about equal to the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and greater than that of Miami; Raleigh, North Carolina; or Omaha, Nebraska.
The Covid-19 pandemic has infected more than 101 million people around the world, with over 2.1 million fatalities. Here are updates for January 29:
One would think leaders worthy of international recognition as peacemakers wouldn't have blood stains on their names. But these leaders certainly do:
Social media platforms have allowed state censorship over their users, says the leading human rights group in its latest research, accusing tech behemoths of colluding with repressive regimes.
Storm Vamco causes severe floods and landslides in the central region of Vietnam after leaving 67 people dead and nearly 26,000 houses damaged in the Philippines.
The fast-moving typhoon lashed Philippines overnight, leaving at least 13 people missing, forcing thousands of villagers to flee.
Incoming storm Nangka is expected to dump more heavy rain in coming days as floods submerge entire villages in Quang Tri and Quang Nam and sweep through the Imperial City of Hue and tourist hotspot Hoi An.
The coronavirus pandemic has now infected nearly 22 million people and has cut more than 774,000 lives short. Here are the updates for August 17:
Animal preservation NGO, WWF, marked World Tiger Day on July 29, saying efforts to double the number of wild tigers in the world had helped the species recover in five countries.
Global pandemic has now infected over 16.2 million people and has killed more than 649,000. Here are the latest updates for July 26:
Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam says it has grounded all Pakistani pilots after concerns that some of them may have been using fake licences.
Spike Lee’s new film explores race relations, greed and violence within the framework of the Vietnam War, intercut with historical and recent events.
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