WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination-or-testing mandate for large businesses —...
VIENNA/MOSCOW — Poland’s foreign minister said on Thursday that Europe was at risk of plunging into war as Russia said it was not yet...
OTTAWA — Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine requirements for foreign truckers at the Canada-US border still could cause supply-chain disruptions if both countries do not allow...
JAKARTA — Indonesia, the world’s biggest thermal coal exporter, has allowed 37 loaded coal vessels to depart after they secured approvals from authorities, the Coordinating Ministry of Maritime and Investment Affairs said on Thursday.
THE HIGHLY infectious Omicron coronavirus variant causes less severe disease than the Delta strain but it remains a “dangerous virus”, particularly for those who are unvaccinated, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
TORONTO — A proposal by Quebec to tax unvaccinated people may be lawful but may also go against the spirit of Canada’s universal public health system, rights and medical experts said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK — Britain’s Prince Andrew failed to persuade a US judge to dismiss Virginia Giuffre’s lawsuit accusing the Duke of York of sexually abusing her when she was a teenager.
SHIPS looking to avoid COVID-induced delays in China are making a beeline for Shanghai, causing growing congestion at the world’s biggest container port.
PARIS — French teachers walked off the job on Thursday over what they say is the government’s failure to adopt a coherent policy for schools to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and properly protect pupils and staff against infection.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Wednesday imposed its first sanctions over North Korea’s weapons programs following a series of North Korean missile launches, including two since last week.