The 4,187 new deaths took India's overall toll to 238,270 since the pandemic started. It added another 401,078 new cases in 24 hours taking its caseload to nearly 21.9 million.
MORADABAD, India: People in India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh are fighting not just a raging pandemic but also a prickly Hindu nationalist local government that many say is in denial.
The state authorities, headed by a monk touted by some as a successor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday (May 8) began a nine-day shutdown affecting travel and tourist hotspots in a bid to prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr.
Already battling a third wave of infections and increasingly nervous about the crisis across the border in ...
BANGKOK: Thailand expects to offer the Moderna vaccine to most of its population as soon as it steps up the roll-out of its COVID-19 vaccination campaign, a health official said on Saturday (May 8).
The latest drive comes amid growing public criticism of the slow roll-out of free vaccinations ...
COTABATO, Philippines: Dozens of Muslim militants occupied a public market overnight in the southern Philippines before fleeing after a tense stand-off with government forces, officials said on Saturday (May 8).
The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters did not take any hostage or put up resistance ...