The surgeon had marked the wrong leg of the 82-year-old patient for amputation ahead of the operation in May in the central town of Freistadt, only noticing the mistake two days after carrying out the surgery.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has taken a dig at the newly appointed Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal as well as the former chief of Twitter Jack Dorsey with a Soviet Union-inspired meme.
Sri Lanka is facing a severe foreign exchange crisis, which prompted the government to curtail imports
In a video that has gone viral online, a desi bride’s father and uncle were seen grooving to Shake It Like Shammi on the stage.
OCHA is projecting 17% jump in the number of people who will need urgent assistance and is appealing to donors to provide $41 billion to help 183 million people.
An adorable video of a little girl doing her makeup with her mother’s products has gone viral online.
The United States told airlines to hand over the names of passengers from parts of southern Africa hit by Omicron, which the World Health Organization (WHO) said had now reached at least 24 countries, with cases ranging from mild to severe.
A picture that has surfaced on social media is making everyone nostalgic. It features a gadget that resembles an ordinary landline phone, only this one has a tablet attached to it.
A video that has been doing the rounds of the internet features a couple dancing to Manike Mage Hithe as the audience cheers for them.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder and terrorism in connection with a shooting at a Michigan high school that killed four students.
A report has found that the US is the world's biggest plastic polluter. Overall, the US contributed around 42 million metric tons (MMT) in plastic waste in 2016.
The true impact of coronavirus strain is currently hard to determine because it has so far mostly affected young people, who are better able to fight off the pathogen, and people tend to get sicker after carrying the virus for some time, the scientists said.
"The discussion will focus on key areas, including technology, human rights, multilateralism, disinformation and security," the official said adding that Taiwan will be the topic of discussions.
Omicron Covid Variant: The new variant has been detected in five out of nine South African provinces and was likely to be present all over the country.
The United States announced its first confirmed case of Omicron variant of coronavirus on Wednesday. The variant has been detected in a fully vaccinated traveler who had recently returned from South Africa.
US President Joe Biden said "I support 'Roe v. Wade.' I think it's a rational position to take. And I continue to support it."
In his first major interview since the tragedy in October, US actor Alec Baldwin said he has "no idea" how a live round had gotten onto the set of the film.
Omicron Covid Variant In US: "The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on November 22, 2021," the US health agency said.
The EU-wide vaccination rate stands at 66%, and unexpectedly high case surges in much of the 27-nation bloc has led many member countries to renew mask and testing requirements, and to take other steps to curb infections.
It came amid heightened security in the UK after lawmaker David Amess was stabbed to death while meeting constituents in October and a botched homemade bomb attack last month.
Tedros said that WHO is learning more all the time about Omicron, but there`s still more to learn about its effect on transmission, the severity of disease, and the effectiveness of tests, therapeutics and vaccines.
The NICD said the earliest detection of the variant in South Africa was on Nov. 8 in Gauteng, the most populous province. It said that until the end of October, the Delta variant accounted for most of the genomes sequenced, but in November Omicron had overtaken Delta.
With the new variant of coronavirus spreading alarm worldwide, Mumbai Police took to Twitter and Instagram to share an advisory post about the importance of wearing masks at all times.
WHO technical lead on COVID-19, Maria van Kerkhove said one possible scenario was that the new variant, which was first reported in southern Africa, maybe more transmissible than the dominant Delta variant.
The video shows two tigers peeking from a dense area of shrubbery. A few seconds later, a third tiger joins the duo and looks forward with curious eyes.
Tel Aviv, Israel's capital, emerged as the world's most expensive city to live in for the first time, followed by Paris, Singapore, Zurich and Hong Kong.
Aamina Reyaz, 15, belongs to a nomadic tribe in Pakistan. Her simple but sweet video has caught the imagination of netizens
The move is part of a bundle of measures aimed at tackling a new surge in infections as worries caused by the newly detected Omicron variant loom.
Five individuals with travel history to Nigeria have tested positive for the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus in South Korea.
A World Health Organization official said 24 countries may have reported cases of the variant so far but that some of the early indications were that most cases were mild, with none severe.
A video of Kyle Gibson, a UK-based professional competitive eater devouring an entire McDonald’s Christmas meal containing 9,600 calories has gone viral online.
A fully vaccinated couple tested positive for the variant after arriving last week from Nigeria, followed by two of their family members and a friend, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA).
A video is doing the rounds of the internet in which a young man can be seen beating an injured Indian gaur brutally with a stick.
Omicron: Germany and Israel are moving closer to making COVID-19 vaccine shots compulsory, Greece is introducing fines and Spain is banning some unvaccinated travelers.
Simi Garewal shared a video of an officer misbehaving with a woman at the Indian consulate in New York. The video has gone viral on social media.
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said she had spoken with the German-US joint venture about the issue the day before, and they said "they are able to accelerate -- in other words children's vaccines will be available as of December 13."
While China has long supplied weapons to Pakistan's armed forces, the relationship has deepened in recent years, with Pakistan making major purchases of top-of-the-line Chinese export equipment.
The video, shared by Choreography by Maheema, shows Nikhil and Kriti dancing to Harrdy Sandhu's hit track Bijlee Bijlee.
The Afghans also called for an end to blacklists and sanctions in meetings led by Taliban Foreign Minister and US special representative for Afghanistan.
Malaysian citizens, permanent residents and long-term passholders have not been barred, however, they would be required to undergo a 14-day quarantine on arrival in the country.