CDC recommends shorter Covid isolation, quarantine for all

New York, Dec 28 (AP): US health officials on Monday cut isolation restrictions for Americans who…

Omicron spreads global gloom over New Year’s celebrations

Brussels, Dec 28 (AP): As omicron spreads ever more gloom around the globe ahead of New…

France imposes new virus measures amid spike in infections

Paris, Dec 28 (AP): The French government announced new COVID-19 measures on Monday in an effort…

US should consider vaccine mandate for domestic air travel: Fauci

Washington, Dec 28 (AP): Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease expert, said on Monday…

Ethiopia unhappy as US ends its duty-free access

Nairobi, Dec 27 (AP): Ethiopia says it is unhappy with the US decision to revoke duty-free…

Wayne Thiebaud, painter of lush colours and textures, dies

Los Angeles, Dec 27 (AP): Artist Wayne Thiebaud, whose luscious, colourful paintings of cakes and San…

2 strong tremors strike off Greek island of Crete

Athens, Dec 27 (AP): Two tremors with a magnitude of 5.2 and 5.4, respectively, have jolted…

COVID-19 variant disrupts holiday travel but not shopping

Newark, Dec 27 (AP): The latest COVID-19 variant is upending holiday plans for tens of thousands…

After suicide bombing, Congo officials fear more attacks

Beni, Dec 27 (AP): Authorities in eastern Congo have announced an evening curfew and new security…

Flight cancellations snarl holiday plans for thousands

New York, Dec 26 (AP): Airlines continued to cancel hundreds of flights Saturday because of staffing…