Russia threatens to deploy nuclear missiles in Europe amid tensions in Ukraine – WION

Russia said it may be forced to deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Europe in response to what it believes as NATO’s plans to do the same.

Japan to bar all new foreign visitors as omicron fears grow

The government announced Monday that it will ban all incoming foreign travelers for one month effective Tuesday in an effort to prevent the omicron variant from spreading domestically. New restrictions will encompass all new entries — including foreign exchange students, interns and those traveling for business — from every country in the world. The entryContinue reading “Japan to bar all new foreign visitors as omicron fears grow”

The Netherlands and Australia find the omicron variant as curbs spread

The Netherlands confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus on Sunday and Australia found two as the countries half a world apart became the latest to detect it in travelers arriving from southern Africa. A raft of curbs being imposed by nations around the world as they scramble to slow theContinue reading “The Netherlands and Australia find the omicron variant as curbs spread”

Omicron variant: Biden makes fresh plea to Americans to get vaccinated as he puts travel restrictions on eight countries

New ban will affect eight African countries President Joe Biden announced on Friday that his administration would ban travel from eight countries beginning on Monday, as the US seeks to prevent the spread of a new Covid-19 variant dubbed “Omicron”. A statement from the White House indicated that travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, and Malawi would beContinue reading “Omicron variant: Biden makes fresh plea to Americans to get vaccinated as he puts travel restrictions on eight countries”

Escaped girls tell of insurgents’ mass abductions in Mozambique

Interviews undermine the US state department claim that extremist group has links to Islamic State Insurgents in Mozambique have abducted hundreds of women and girls, forcing many into sexual relations with fighters and possibly trafficking others elsewhere in Africa, interviews with some who have escaped the extremists reveal. Most of the abducted women are under 18, withContinue reading “Escaped girls tell of insurgents’ mass abductions in Mozambique”

Dozens killed in besieged Mozambique gas town

Dozens of people were killed in an attack on the northern Mozambique town of Palma this week, a spokesman for the country’s defence and security forces said, including seven people when a convoy of cars was ambushed in an escape attempt. Hundreds of other people, both local and foreigners, have been rescued from the town,Continue reading “Dozens killed in besieged Mozambique gas town”

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