More than 100 people have been killed in Yemen’s prison due to an airstrike. In the latest, the Saudi-led coalition has denied targeting the prison.
A popular tourist island is among areas left devastated after a powerful typhoon ripped through the southern Philippines, officials say. Super typhoon Rai made landfall on the holiday island of Siargao on Thursday, bringing winds of about 195km/h (120mph) and heavy rainfall. The tropical storm has levelled homes on islands along its path, displacing hundredsContinue reading “Super typhoon causes devastation as it rips through Philippines – BBC News”
Authorities in northern Germany have urged thousands of individuals to receive a new shot of the Covid vaccination after a police probe revealed that a Red Cross nurse may have injected individuals with a saline solution. The ‘anti-vax’ nurse is accused of injecting a salt solution into people’s arms instead of real dosages at aContinue reading “Anti-Vax German Nurse Injects Saline Instead of Covid Vaccine to 8,600 People”
Ethiopia’s military on Thursday confirmed it was responsible for a deadly airstrike on a busy marketplace in the country’s Tigray region that locals say killed dozens of civilians, but the military insisted that only combatants were targeted. A spokesman, Col. Getnet Adane, told journalists that fighters supporting the Tigray region’s former leaders had assembled to celebrate Martyrs’Continue reading “Ethiopia confirms Tigray airstrike, says fighters targeted”
Coronavirus cases are exploding in Asia and the Pacific with over 5.9 million new confirmed infections in the past two weeks, more than in all other regions combined, the International Federation of the Red Cross said Wednesday. It warned that the surge is pushing hospitals and health systems to the brink of collapse. Seven outContinue reading “Red Cross warns that coronavirus cases are exploding in Asia”
Country appeals for international help, with vaccines in short supply and a reported 47% positivity rate Nepal is struggling to contain an explosion in Covid-19 cases, as fears grow that the situation in the Himalayan country may be as bad, if not worse, than in neighbouring India, with which it shares a long and porous border.Continue reading “Nepal facing ‘human catastrophe’ similar to India’s amid Covid surge”