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A food delivery driver is inoculated with China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru vaccination centre in Manila, Philippines, yesterday.

MANILA (AP): The Philippine president has threatened to order the arrest of Filipinos who refuse COVID-19 vaccination and told them to leave the country if they would not cooperate with efforts to end a public health emergency. President Rodrigo...
Iran’s new President-elect Ebrahim Raisi during a news conference in Tehran, Iran.

DUBAI (AP): American authorities took down a range of Iran’s state-linked news websites under unclear circumstances on Tuesday, the US and Iran said, a move that appeared to be a far-reaching crackdown on Iranian media amid heightened tensions...
President Joe Biden.

WASHINGTON (AP): The US government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as concerns grow about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The push is under way as the...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has threatened to order the arrest of Filipinos who refuse COVID-19 vaccination and told them to leave the country if they would not cooperate with efforts to end a public health emergency....

DUBAI (AP): Iran’s president-elect staked out a hard-line position Monday in his first remarks since his landslide election victory, rejecting the possibility of meeting with President Joe Biden or negotiating Tehran’s ballistic missile programme...

JAMSOTI (AP): In Jamsoti, a village tucked deep inside India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, the common refrain among the villagers is that the coronavirus spreads only in cities. The deadly infection, they believe, does not exist in...

TORONTO (AP): Fully vaccinated Canadian citizens who test negative for COVID-19 will be exempt from two weeks of quarantine when returning to the country in early July, officials said on Monday. Canadians and permanent residents who return to...

ST JOHN’S (CMC): Prime Minister Gaston Browne has brushed aside concerns being raised by the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) over plans to extend the state of emergency (SOE) by a further three months. Parliament will convene today...

A seven-year-old Dallas girl whose mother was recently arrested in her death was stabbed over 30 times, according to a court document. Madison Petry died after being stabbed on Thursday. Troyshaye Mone Hall, 23, faces a capital murder charge in her...

GEORGETOWN (CMC): Police say they have detained a 21-year-old man as they probe the alleged abduction of his 17-year-old girlfriend because she refused to delete her Facebook account. The police said that the teenager was also locked in a room at...
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