The warning from the top US diplomat comes as Russia tells Ukraine not to get drawn into US ‘geopolitical games’.
Newham, in east London, is home to a large ethnic minority community, and has suffered significantly in previous waves.
The Omicron variant
Son of Panama’s ex-president pleads guilty in US corruption case
Luis Enrique Martinelli pleaded guilty to money laundering in scheme involving Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht
‘Inhumane, illegal’: US to resume ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy
Mexico says US agreed to its concerns over policy that forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for US court hearings.
Dip buyers scoop up hard-hit shares in wild week on Wall Street
A dizzying week was further stirred by US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s hawkish tone and the spread of Omicron.
Biden unveils new plan to combat Omicron variant
US strategy to fight the coronavirus includes booster jabs, free home testing and new requirements for travellers.
US sues to block Nvidia deal to British chipmaker Arm
The Federal Trade Commission said the deal would give Nvidia control over computing technology that competitors rely on.
US, EU, UK and Canada announce new sanctions on Belarus
Sanctions on Belarusian entities and individuals come amid ongoing pressure campaign on President Alexander Lukashenko.