Category: FOREIGN

Daily cases in US drop, anti-curbs protest continue in Belgium

Daily cases in US drop, anti-curbs protest continue in Belgium

Jan 24, 2022

(FASTNEWS | UNITED STATES) -  The Omicron variant of coronavirus continues to spread rapidly all across the globe with a ... Read More

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern postpones wedding to put country under strict COVID restriction

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern postpones wedding to put country under strict COVID restriction

Jan 23, 2022

(FASTNEWS |  WELLINGTON) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Sunday that he had canceled his wedding in ... Read More

Maldives President Solih tests positive for COVID-19

Maldives President Solih tests positive for COVID-19

Jan 23, 2022

(FASTNEWS |  MALDIVES) - Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday. (more…) Read More

Austrian parliament approves vaccine mandate for adults

Austrian parliament approves vaccine mandate for adults

Jan 21, 2022

(FASTNEWS | AUSTRIA) - Austria’s parliament voted Thursday to introduce a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for adults. (more…) Read More

Giant pristine coral reef discovered off Tahiti

Giant pristine coral reef discovered off Tahiti

Jan 20, 2022

(FASTNEWS | TAHITI) - Marine explorers have discovered a "pristine" off the coast of Tahiti, French Polynesia. (more…) Read More

All homes on one of Tonga’s islands destroyed, three dead

All homes on one of Tonga’s islands destroyed, three dead

Jan 19, 2022

(FASTNEWS | TONGA) - All the homes on one of Tonga's small outer islands have been destroyed by a massive ... Read More

One in 10 Covid-19 patients may still infect after quarantine period

One in 10 Covid-19 patients may still infect after quarantine period

Jan 18, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - One in ten people may still be infectious for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. (more…) Read More

Unvaccinated tax in Canada’s Quebec Province

Unvaccinated tax in Canada’s Quebec Province

Jan 13, 2022

(FASTNEWS |CANADA) - Unvaccinated tax in Canada's Quebec leads to spike in first-dose appointments. (more…) Read More

Man gets a pig heart in a transplant for the first time in world

Man gets a pig heart in a transplant for the first time in world

Jan 11, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A man with terminal heart disease gets a transplant of genetically modified pig heart. (more…) Read More

Legal cases against Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

Legal cases against Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

Jan 10, 2022

(FASTNEWS |  MYANMAR) - Myanmar's former leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to a further four years in jail ... Read More

Protests against curbs, new variant detected

Protests against curbs, new variant detected

Jan 10, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Two more new variants - IHU and Deltacron - have emerged. (more…) Read More

Troops ordered to fire without warning

Troops ordered to fire without warning

Jan 7, 2022

(FASTNEWS |  KAZAKHASTAN) - Kazakhstan's authoritarian leader says he has ordered security forces to "fire without warning" amid a violent ... Read More

UK to ease COVID-19 restrictions over travel to England

UK to ease COVID-19 restrictions over travel to England

Jan 6, 2022

(FASTNEWS |  LONDON) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced changes Wednesday to COVID-19 rules for travel to England, scrapping ... Read More

Water pollution exacerbates suffering of Siem Reap villagers

Water pollution exacerbates suffering of Siem Reap villagers

Jan 6, 2022

(FASTNEWS | CAMBODIA) - At least 100 families in a flooded village in Peam Ta Uor, Siem Reap province, Cambodia, ... Read More

President Macron warns he will ‘hassle’ France’s unvaccinated

President Macron warns he will ‘hassle’ France’s unvaccinated

Jan 5, 2022

(FASTNEWS |  FRANCE) - French President Emmanuel Macron has warned he intends to make life difficult for people in France ... Read More