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Vaccine mandates in South Africa: where are they most needed?

The debate about mandatory vaccines has reached fever pitch as efforts to contain COVID-19 accelerate.Compelling scientific,

Omicron infected people not permitted to leave South Africa: Embassy

Moscow [Russia], December 7 (ANI/Sputnik): People infected with the Omicron COVID-19 variant are not permitted to leave South Africa, the ...


Vedanta Aluminium invites partners for Aluminium Park at Odisha

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI/NewsVoir): Vedanta Aluminium Business, India's largest producer of aluminium and its value-added products, extends invitation ...


Srinagar prepares to contain COVID-19 Omicron variant, sets up free, paid quarantine centres

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 7 (ANI): In the wake of rising cases of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, ...


SA vs Ind: De Kock, Rabada and Nortje named in Proteas Test squad

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 7 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced a 21-strong, Proteas Test squad that will ...


Omicron scare: 12 among 318 people who returned from abroad "untraceable" in Maharashtra

Thane (Maharashtra) [India], December 7 (ANI): At least 12 people are untraceable out of 318 people who have returned from ...


China seeks 1st naval base in Atlantic US media

Beijing intends to build its first-ever naval outpost on the Atlantic Ocean, which would allow China to position its warships ...


SA A vs IND A, 3rd Game: Saini takes three as visitors take honours (Stumps, Day 1)

Bloemfontein [South Africa], December 7 (ANI): Half-centuries from Tony de Zorzi, Khaya Zondo and a hard-fought 75 off 180 balls ...


Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, South African Anti-Apartheid Icon, Dies at 84

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, a former anti-apartheid fighter who, like the greats of the struggle he encountered, ...


Japan reports first Japanese to be infected with COVID Omicron variant

Tokyo [Japan] December 7 (ANI): Japan reported its first case of a Japanese national infected with the Omicron variant of ...


All 9 Omicron variant patients in Rajasthan's Jaipur are asymptotic: CMHO

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], December 7 (ANI): All the nine Omicron COVID-19 variant patients in Rajasthan's Jaipur are asymptotic, said Dr ...


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African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...

Vaccine mandates in South Africa: where are they most needed?

The debate about mandatory vaccines has reached fever pitch as efforts to contain COVID-19 accelerate.Compelling scientific,

RBI may keep policy rates steady amid Omicron scare

New Delhi (India), December 7 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to maintain a status quo on ...

Omicron infected people not permitted to leave South Africa: Embassy

Moscow [Russia], December 7 (ANI/Sputnik): People infected with the Omicron COVID-19 variant are not permitted to leave South Africa, the ...

New Zealand Joins International Peacekeepers in Solomon Islands

SYDNEY   - A New Zealand police contingent deployed to the Solomon Islands has begun patrols following unrest last month. The ...

Vedanta Aluminium invites partners for Aluminium Park at Odisha

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI/NewsVoir): Vedanta Aluminium Business, India's largest producer of aluminium and its value-added products, extends invitation ...

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Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...

Move by Chinese central banks lifts stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks roared in Asia on Tuesday after China's central bank eased monetary conditions to stave off ...

UK farmer says thank foreign workers for Christmas turkeys

CHELMSFORD, England: There will be no shortage of turkeys for British consumers this Christmas season because of the foreign farm ...

New chairman of Disney Company is board member Susan Arnold

BURBANK, California: The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Susan Arnold will become the new board chairman, replacing long-time chairman ...

U.S. stocks roar back as concerns over Covid variant diminish

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as fears over the new Covid variant Omicron subsided."Reports of ...

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British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...


Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...


Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...


German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...


Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...


$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...


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