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Germany hopes to ramp up its immunisation drive in the first quarter of 2021 and is already laying the groundwork for 60 hubs across the country.
Daily death toll hits six-month high ahead of one of the most important national holidays.
South Korea reported 583 new infections as the military imposed a 10-day ban on soldiers taking leave.
US President Donald Trump cleared the way for Joe Biden to transition to the White House, even as he vowed to continue fighting the election results.
Many of the 650 bodies are stored at a disaster morgue set up during New York City’s coronavirus surge in the spring.
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Trips to the Lion City will have to wait.
A nationwide outbreak was being driven by clusters of infections in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area, the health minister said.
New reservations under the Go To Travel programme for trips destined for regions seeing a rise in infections will be suspended.
The man had falsely told contact tracers he was a pizza customer when he was actually a worker at the store which had a positive case.
The Australian state has started one of the world’s strictest lockdowns, while Japan is on ‘maximum alert’ and Samoa reported its first case.
PM Boris Johnson wants to carve out a global role for country, backed by cutting-edge modern military and cyber capabilities.
As Europe endures a second wave of coronavirus infections, the number of confirmed cases continues to rise, particularly in France.
The UN said a full-blown humanitarian crisis was unfolding in northern Ethiopia, where thousands of people are fleeing fighting.
The Japanese capital reported 493 new Covid-19 cases, as it plans to raise its alert to its highest level.
South Korea’s daily tally is above 200 for a fourth day, while Australia scrambles to contain a new cluster and Top Glove workers are under lockdown in Malaysia.
France is now the worst-hit country in Europe, with 1.8 million infections, while Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky was hospitalised for Covid-19.
Brash and pugnacious, Donald Trump has presided over a tumultuous presidency.
Donald Trump will be a one-term president after Joe Biden defeated him in the 2020 election. Here’s a recap of some of Trump’s most unpresidential moments.
President Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows has coronavirus, adding to the outbreaks connected to the White House.
Guest at memorial of late Samsung Samsung Group patriarch Lee Kun-hee tests positive, while Singapore schools to soon make Covid-19 tracing app mandatory.
World leaders are facing a delicate question – when to congratulate the eventual winner of the US election.
The ISS was a cramped, humid, puny three rooms when the first crew moved in. Now it has three toilets, six sleeping compartments and 12 rooms.
Masked robbers broke into home of Russian oligarch Vladimir Marugov, demanded money, before killing him with a crossbow.
Joe Biden brings to his political career a mix of blue-collar credentials, foreign policy experience and a compelling life story marked by family tragedy.
Rescuers extricated the little girl, whose mother, brother and two sisters had been rescued two days earlier from another toppled building.
Briton extends his Formula One career record to 93 wins at Emilia Romagna Grand Prix as Mercedes claim record seventh constructors’ title
A British cabinet minister said the lockdown could last longer, as other countries impose restrictions and Israel reopened some schools.
Typhoon Goni is the ‘strongest landfalling tropical cyclone’ in history, meteorologists say.
Donald Trump barnstorms the Midwest in a last-gasp bid to shore up states that voted for him in 2016 but which polls show are tilting Joe Biden’s way.