Emirates, Etihad to pilot virus 'travel pass'
The United Arab Emirates carriers have partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to be among "the first airlines" worldwide to trial the IATA Travel Pass, both airlines said in separate statements.
Vogue to release new Kamala Harris cover after controversy
Critics slammed the photo that graced the hard copy of the February issue, saying it was poorly composed and diminished Kamala Harris's achievements as the first black woman to be elected vice president.
Partial lockdown in Beijing over COVID-19 outbreak
Seven cases were reported in the city on Wednesday, including six in southern Daxing district.
Sudan approves first budget since US terror delisting
"The 2021 budget is the first after the signing of the Juba peace deal, and the removal of Sudan from the (US) list of state sponsors of terrorism."
US President Trump pardons 73 people in 11th-hour clemency spree
US President Donald Trump pardoned his ex-strategist Steve Bannon and rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black along with scores of others.
UK coronavirus variant detected in at least 60 countries: WHO
With the global death toll now well past two million, and new variants of the virus causing deep concern, countries across the world are grappling with how to slow infections until vaccines become widely available.
Biden leads COVID-19 memorial on eve of inauguration
The US on Tuesday recorded another 2,482 deaths due to the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University's tally.
What has gone wrong in Liverpool's title defence?
The champions find themselves down in fourth with Klopp claiming just a return to the Champions League next season would be a success given his side's struggles of late.
Netflix keeps growing in pandemic, tops 200 mn subscribers
Netflix executives said their productions are back up and running in most regions after being derailed by the pandemic.
Leicester dream after beating lacklustre Chelsea to go top
The Blues have now won just two of their last eight league games to fall to eighth, nine points behind the leaders.
Trump halts deportation of Venezuelans for 18 months
The 'Miami Herald' said the order could aid up to 200,000 Venezuelans who live under threat of detention and deportation.
Maguire hails Man Utd progress but says there is room to improve
United extended their unbeaten league run to 12 matches and their away record to 16 without defeat with a 0-0 draw at Liverpool on Sunday to remain top of the Premier League.
Portugal govt under fire over record COVID-19 figures
Portuguese health authorities said they had recorded 218 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours -- the first time the figure has exceeded 200 in the country of 10 million people.
Navalny releases investigation into 'Putin's palace'
The investigation, published on the opposition figure's blog with an accompanying two-hour YouTube video recorded before his return to Russia, claims the property cost $1.35 billion and was paid for "with the largest bribe in history".
Trump spends last day in White House, Biden goes to Washington
Trump has not appeared in public for a week and, suspended from Twitter in the wake of his encouraging supporters to march on Congress, has been uncharacteristically silent.
Lebanon returns two stolen 18th-century icons to Greece
The paintings were stolen from an exhibition in Athens in 2016, and Greece put out an international notice calling for their return.
Tendulkar leads tributes to 'stellar' Indian cricketers
Tendulkar described it as "one of the greatest series wins" after a fearless Rishabh Pant helped the injury-plagued visitors hand Australia their first defeat at Brisbane's Gabba ground since 1988.
UN seeks $76 million in emergency aid for Madagascar
The UN humanitarian agency OCHA issued its so-called flash appeal after the impoverished island country in eastern Africa saw its agricultural season ruined by the worst drought in a decade.