Graveyards and crematoriums across India are struggling to cope with the surging number of deaths as the nation of 1.3 billion people battles a raging Covid outbreak. When @AFP visited one cemetery in Delhi on Friday, 11 bodies arrived within three hours
A proposed European Super League would underscore how the franchise model of U.S. sports has taken over the top of the global game.
Rob Rinder tells us about a new Shelter report revealing that over a 3rd of private renters in England are forced to live in dangerous conditions because they fear being evicted if they complain. @RobbieRinder is urging Boris Johnson to deliver a Renters' reform bill.
Mumbai: Boards reading 'Vaccine out of stock', put up outside BKC vaccination centre. Dean of the Centre says, "We had 350-400 Covishield doses, we've administered it. We're awaiting more doses. Around 2000 Covaxin doses are available for second dose, that is being administered."
At least 49 passengers on a flight from New Delhi to Hong Kong on April 4 have since tested positive for Covid. Hong Kong has now introduced an emergency ban on all flights from India in a crackdown over a new wave of cases
Chinese President Xi Jinping criticizes “unilateralism of individual countries” and, in an implicit rejection of U.S. dominance, says governments shouldn’t impose rules on others.
“WELL, MY TIME HAS COME.” Here’s the email Walter Mondale sent 300+ staffers and associates over the weekend. He noted how he looked forward to seeing his late wife, Joan, and late daughter, Eleanor. “Never has a public servant had a better group of people working at their side!”
Patreng Non, the woman behind the first community pantry in Maginhawa, shuts down the project today due to redbaiting by police officers and the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC). | via @newsdwight
Govt of India announces liberalised & accelerated Phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccination from May 1; everyone above the age of 18 to be eligible to get vaccine
Masking in our glory, because masks are no longer required outdoors in #Israel !
All adults in every U.S. state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico are now eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine, meeting President Biden's April 19 deadline. “It’s truly historic that we have already reached this milestone,” one expert said.
ASEAN will let Myanmar junta chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attend a summit next week. The big question: will it legitimize him or treat him like the mass-atrocity criminal that he is and insist he stop -- and return power to the elected government.
CNN mocked Donald Trump when he suggested violent rioters were throwing things like cans of soup at police officers. So guess what happened during CNN's live coverage of the ongoing Brooklyn City riots...
Ontario Police now have the authority to require any individual not at home, on the street or in their cars, to provide the reason that they’re out and provide their home address.
UPDATE: Chicago has released bodycam video of the police killing of 13-year-old #AdamToledo : ▪️ The video shows Adam had his hands up when police opened fire, killing him. ▪️ Cook County now says prosecutor made an error when they said Adam was holding a gun.
#WATCH Delhi: A woman, who has come to purchase liquor, at a shop in Shivpuri Geeta Colony, says, "...Injection fayda nahi karega, ye alcohol fayda karegi...Mujhe dawaion se asar nahi hoga, peg se asar hoga..."
Actress Helen McCrory, known for her roles in Peaky Blinders and the Harry Potter film series, dies aged 52