"I have made it clear early on to President (Vladimir) Putin that if he were to move into Ukraine, there would be severe consequences, including significant economic sanctions, as well as I would feel obliged to beef up our presence -- NATO's presence on the eastern front: Poland, Romania etc.," Biden told reporters.
India said that Pakistan holds the 'ignoble record' of hosting the largest number of terrorists proscribed by the UN Security Council.
India's Ministry of Defence plans to procure 670,000 Ak203 assault riffles, and the 70,000 delivered is part of the overall objective. Rest all 600,000 will be manufactured in India's Amethi under a joint venture, the contract for which was signed 6th December 2021.
The global health body also warned that it is dangerous to assume that Omicron will be the last Covid-19 variant.
"That`s a great asset. More inflation? What a stupid son of a bitch," Biden said into a hot mic.
Pentagon said that the move to put US forces on heightened alert is to ensure that the US will get ready to respond to a possible decision by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) to deploy its 40,000-strong multinational response force known as NRF, which could be shored up on short notice.
NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, and could also send additional troops to its south-east flank, in what Russia denounced as an escalation of tensions over Ukraine.
France is registering Europe's highest-ever daily coronavirus infection numbers, and hospitals are continuing to fill up with virus patients, though the number of people in intensive care units has dropped in recent days.
More than 400 fake accounts are targeting Taiwanese on social media and they specialise in posting fake news and disinformation to undermine the COVID-19 measures implemented by Taiwan`s health authorities.
The Ministry of Interior ordered to stop all flying operations of drones and light sports aircraft for owners, practitioners and enthusiasts from January 22. According to the statement, the ban also encompasses air and sail spots.
"I was told that at the reshuffle meeting in Downing Street that my ‘Muslim women minister’ status was making colleagues uncomfortable," Ghani, Britain`s first female Muslim minister, said.
"My wedding will not be going ahead," she told reporters, adding she was sorry for anyone caught up in a similar scenario.
Tokyo reported 11,227 new cases on Saturday, eclipsing the previous record of 9,699 logged on Friday, while Osaka Prefecture in western Japan confirmed a fresh high of 7,375 cases.
The West has rejected Moscow's main demands promises from NATO that Ukraine will never be added as a member, that no alliance weapons will be deployed near Russian borders, and that it will pull back its forces from Central and Eastern Europe.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met for about 90 minutes in Geneva on Friday as the fear of an invasion of Ukraine runs high.
Rescue workers were still pulling bodies out of the rubble around midday following the dawn strike on the temporary detention centre in Saada in north Yemen.
Seven members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), and an allied security force called the Asayish were killed in the attack, an attempt by Islamic State to free prisoners in the jail.
The need for a source of organs is huge: While more than 41,000 transplants were performed in the US last year, a record, more than 100,000 people remain on the national waiting list.
Beginning from February 1, fully-vaccinated visitors will be able to enter without quarantine requirements as long as they take RT-PCR tests on the first and fifth days of their arrival in Thailand.
Due to the more contagious Omicron variant that is spreading across Europe, daily infections in Germany also climbed to a new record as 133,536 cases were registered within 24 hours.
Higher levels of antibodies against the Omicron variant were also found in people who received two doses of either vaccine and also reported previously having Covid-19 symptoms, compared to those who had not previously had Covid symptoms.
“There has long been a need for a quick and reliable tool that can detect Covid-19, and this has become even more true with the upswing of the Omicron variant,” said Professor Naeem Ramzan.
"She`s going to be my running mate, number one. And number two, I did put her in charge [of voting rights]. I think she`s doing a good job," Biden said.
Hong Kong Health Secretary said authorities were acting out of caution even though there was no evidence domestic animals can infect humans.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on the brink of facing a leadership challenge, according to reports, after an angry backlash over claims parties were held at his residence during coronavirus lockdowns.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the world needs to discard the Cold War mentality and seek peaceful coexistence and win-win outcomes.
Abu Dhabi police said three fuel tanker trucks had exploded in the industrial Musaffah area near storage facilities of oil firm ADNOC and that a fire broke out at a construction site at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
"Today, the TGA determined that an additional COVID-19 vaccine, the two-dose course of the Gamaleya Institute vaccine (Sputnik V, Russian Federation) would be `recognized` for the purpose of establishing a traveller`s vaccination status," the TGA said in a statement.
A gunman, who had taken four people hostage at a Dallas-area synagogue in the US, had demanded the release of Aafia Siddiqui.
The country saw over 90,000 total hospital admissions for children 17 years old and under from August 1, 2020 to January 13, 2022.
Deputy Minister of Information and Culture said that the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education are working hard to reopen higher schools and public universities in two months.
The FBI identified a hostage taker killed at a Texas synagogue as a 44-year-old British citizen Malik Faisal Akram. Akram demanded the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who was convicted of trying to kill US military officers.
Prince Harry pays for a private security team, but lawyers claim more protection is needed in his homeland, as his family "has been subjected to well-documented neo-Nazi and extremist threats," a statement said.
The experts note that the cyber criminals are on the lookout to find and manipulate children into recording their own sexual abuse on camera, and then share the footage on the open Internet.
A global campaign was observed on January 14 and 15 to celebrate the second anniversary of the (in)famous tweet made by the WHO, supporting the claims of the Chinese government that “no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of the novel Coronavirus”
The Japan Meteorological Agency said that it expected surge waves of up to 3 meters (10 feet) to reach the Amami and Tokara Islands.
Under the deal negotiated with India, Brahmos Aerospace Private Ltd will deliver three batteries, train operators and maintainers, and provide logistics support.
After 2 years of curfews, lockdown, mask mandates and movement restrictions, one question that arose several times is if the world is ready to take a step ahead and consider Covid an endemic?
In the video, we can see two adorable kids; a girl and a boy, singing and dancing on the song while the Shark animations splash on the background to compliment the lyrics.
“Intelligence agencies monitoring Russian cyber operations against Ukraine believe Russia’s pattern of activity could signal a ground invasion of Ukraine within the next 30 days,” said White House in a statement.
"We appreciate the UN Secretary General`s call for the release of Afghan capital from the United States," spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a Tweet.
A top Pakistani court on Friday granted bail to a man accused of kidnapping a Hindu girl from a busy area in the Peshawar Cantonment last month, citing a lack of strong evidence.