Police in Kazakhstan detained protesters calling for the release of political prisoners in line with an EU resolution.
Saudi-led coalition blames Yemen’s Houthis as state TV broadcasts footage of explosions in the air over Riyadh.
Iran will receive several million more doses of foreign vaccines while advancing work on promising local candidates.
Single-dose vaccine is the third authorised in the US and is 85 percent protective against severe illness.
Jacinda Ardern announces seven-day lockdown in Auckland after authorities detect a community case of unknown origin.
After months of downplaying deadly disease, government officials have urged people to take precautions and wear masks.