Category: FOREIGN

UK imposes mandatory Covid tests on all incoming travellers

UK imposes mandatory Covid tests on all incoming travellers

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   All passengers arriving in the U.K. will be required to prove they do not have ... Read More

Alexei Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Alexei Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was taken into police custody after arriving in Moscow. ... Read More

Pregnant, lactating women should not be administered Covid-19 vaccine

Pregnant, lactating women should not be administered Covid-19 vaccine

Jan 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | INDIA) - Interchangeability of Covid-19 vaccines is not permitted and pregnant and lactating women should not be administered the ... Read More

At least 67 killed in Indonesian earthquake

At least 67 killed in Indonesian earthquake

Jan 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | INDONESIAN) - At least 67 people have died and hundreds injured after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the ... Read More

US cancels Top Envoy’s visit to Taiwan

US cancels Top Envoy’s visit to Taiwan

Jan 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The US State Department has said a planned visit to Taiwan by its United Nations (UN) ... Read More

US executes only woman on federal death row

US executes only woman on federal death row

Jan 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Lisa Montgomery - the only female inmate on federal death row in the US - has ... Read More

New Zealand woman dies in rare suspected shark attack

New Zealand woman dies in rare suspected shark attack

Jan 8, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   A young woman has died after a rare suspected shark attack in New Zealand. The ... Read More

Policeman dies amid pressure on Trump over riot

Policeman dies amid pressure on Trump over riot

Jan 8, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   A US Capitol police officer has died from injuries sustained in the attack on Congress ... Read More

UK records more than 1,000 daily virus deaths

UK records more than 1,000 daily virus deaths

Jan 7, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The UK has reported a further 1,041 people have died with coronavirus, the highest daily death ... Read More

US Capitol locked down as Trump supporters clash with Police

US Capitol locked down as Trump supporters clash with Police

Jan 7, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The US Capitol locked down Wednesday with lawmakers inside as violent clashes broke out between supporters ... Read More

UK first country to start Oxford vaccine rollout

UK first country to start Oxford vaccine rollout

Jan 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  First doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus jab are to be given as the UK accelerates its ... Read More

Seventh body found after Norway landslide

Seventh body found after Norway landslide

Jan 4, 2021

Seven bodies have now been found in the search for the missing after a massive landslide that destroyed homes in ... Read More

COVID 19 : France introduces 6pm curfew in hard-hit areas

COVID 19 : France introduces 6pm curfew in hard-hit areas

Jan 3, 2021

(FASTNEWS |  FRANCE) – A new curfew goes into effect at 6pm on Saturday in 15 French departments to combat ... Read More

COVID-19: Israel Vaccinates Nearly 1M People In Less Than Two Weeks

COVID-19: Israel Vaccinates Nearly 1M People In Less Than Two Weeks

Jan 2, 2021

(FASTNEWS |  ISRAEL) - In a major win against the pandemic, Israel has vaccinated more than 950,000 residences since mass ... Read More

WHO warns COVID-19 pandemic is ‘not necessarily the big one’

WHO warns COVID-19 pandemic is ‘not necessarily the big one’

Dec 30, 2020

(FASTNEWS |   CHINA) - Despite the severe global toll of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization has warned that ... Read More