Early data from the new variant does not indicate a great degree of danger, says top US pandemic scientist.
Aung San Suu Kyi faces up to five years in jail if found guilty of incitement and breaching COVID-19 rules.
The Omicron variant
Tribal violence kills 24 in Sudan’s Darfur: Aid group
Deadly attack is the latest escalation of inter-communal violence to rock the conflict-stricken region.
French far-right candidate Zemmour’s rally marred by fighting
Chairs were thrown at left-wing activists who stood up in ‘No to Racism’ t-shirts during Eric Zemmour’s campaign speech.
Swiss International cuts Hong Kong flights over quarantine rules
Airline follows British Airways and Cathay Pacific in cutting flights in response to the city’s strict quarantine rules.
Palestinians, rights group condemn Jerusalem ‘execution’
UN human rights office, Palestinian officials and Israeli human rights group slam the killing of Palestinian assailant.
Pelosi to act against Republican for Islamophobic remarks: Omar
Somali-born US congresswoman says she is ‘very confident’ House speaker will take action against congresswoman.