Britain yesterday reported a record number of deaths from Covid-19 with 1,610 people dying within 28 days of positive coronavirus test, exceeding the previous peak set last week.
Pakistan's military located the body of American mountaineer Alex Goldfarb-Rumyantzev on Monday in the Karakoram mountains in northern Pakistan, the second death of a foreign climber in the area in less than a week.
At least 14 migrant labourers were crushed to death and six others injured on Tuesday morning by a speeding dumper truck in Western Indian state of Gujarat.
Uganda's government spokesman accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to subvert last week's presidential elections after the US ambassador attempted to visit an opposition leader being held under house arrest.
Chinese rescuers drilled several fresh holes Tuesday to reach at least 12 gold miners trapped underground for nine days, as dwindling food supplies and rising waters threatened their survival.
A Russian judge has remanded Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in pre-trial detention for 30 days for violating the terms of a suspended jail sentence, ignoring calls from Western countries to free the opposition politician immediately.
Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering 10 Nasa satellites to orbit and achieving a key milestone after aborting the rocket’s first test launch last year.
With farmer unions insisting on holding a tractor rally on Republic Day, the Supreme Court yesterday told the Centre that the top court cannot be the first authority to deal with the matter and instead the onus falls on the Delhi Police to decide on the issue.
The world is on the "brink of a catastrophic moral failure" if rich countries hog Covid-19 vaccine doses while the poorest suffer, the head of the WHO said Monday.