Tag: India

China, Afghanistan top Blinken agenda on India, Kuwait trip

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WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to India and Kuwait next week for talks on China, the coronavirus and Afghanistan, the...

Canada vs Zimbabwe: Two divergent paths of COVID vaccination

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HARARE, Zimbabwe — When mother-of-three Amanda Wood heard that hundreds of coronavirus shots were available for teens, only one thing prevented her from racing...

Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Indonesia has converted nearly its entire oxygen production to medical use just to meet the demand from COVID-19 patients struggling...

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic’s shadow

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CAIRO — Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns...

Medal predictions for events at the Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — ARCHERY Mixed Team ...

Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

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PARIS — No one disputes that the world is unfair. But no one expected a vaccine gap between the global rich and poor that...

‘He was our eye’: Reuters photographer killed in Afghanistan

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LONDON — A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for the Reuters news service was killed Friday as he chronicled fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban...

Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia

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JAKARTA, Indonesia — As many Asian countries battle their worst surge of COVID-19 infections, the slow-flow of vaccine doses from around the world is...

COVID-19 takes toll on Catholic clergy in hard-hit countries

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The coronavirus has taken a heavy toll among Roman Catholic priests and nuns around the world, killing hundreds of them in a handful of...

Immunized but banned: EU says not all COVID vaccines equal

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LONDON — After Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor and his wife received two doses of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria, they assumed they would be free...