134 new community cases in New Zealand today
There are 134 new community cases of Covid-19 reported in the community today.
November 30, 2021 1:26 pm
Philippines starts three-day, nine million person COVID jab drive
The Philippines has begun an ambitious campaign to vaccinate nine million people against COVID-19 over three days.
November 30, 2021 9:53 am
Omicron: WHO warns COVID variant risk ‘very high’
A three-day special session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) has kicked off on Monday to discuss pandemic preparedness and response, amid concerns over the spread of the new Omicron variant.
November 30, 2021 8:58 am
Riot-hit Solomons begins clean-up as more foreign troops arrive
The prime minister of the riot-hit Solomon Islands vowed on Sunday to defy pressure to resign, saying violence that swept the capital had been orchestrated by a few people with “evil intention” to topple him.
November 30, 2021 8:51 am
Man builds Taj Mahal replica home for wife
A 52-year-old Indian businessman has built a scaled-down replica of the iconic Taj Mahal as a home for his wife of 27 years.
November 30, 2021 8:40 am
South Africa cannot be blamed for Omicron: WHO
The likelihood of the potential further spread of Omicron at the global level has been defined as “very high” by WHO.
November 30, 2021 6:25 am
Wale files Motion of no confidence against PM Sogavare
Solomon Islands Prime Minister has told Parliament that he’s ready to face the motion of no confidence against him and called on the Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale, to think first before tabling it in Parliament.
November 29, 2021 5:30 pm
182 COVID-19 cases in NZ today
There are 182 COVID-19 cases today as the Government meets to decide on the traffic light system and a new variant of the virus starts to spread in more countries.
November 29, 2021 2:36 pm
US and Iran seek to break impasse at talks on reviving nuclear deal
Critical talks with Iran to prevent the collapse of a nuclear deal are to resume in Vienna after five months.
November 29, 2021 2:32 pm
A father's anguish over missing family since tragedy
The last time Rizgar Hussein spoke to his daughter Hadia it was late on Tuesday night in Iraq.
November 29, 2021 2:30 pm
BestStart COVID cluster hits babies as young as eight months old in Auckland
The Ministry of Education in New Zealand is apologizing to an early childhood education chain for failing to address a COVID outbreak at an Auckland daycare centre which left a dozen pre-schoolers and adults infected with the virus.
November 29, 2021 1:26 pm
13 test positive for Omicron after S Africa-Netherlands flights
The new coronavirus variant Omicron has been detected in 13 people who arrived in the Dutch capital Amsterdam on two flights from South Africa.