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COVID-19: India records 200,000 cases in a single day as Mumbai locks down
India has recorded more than 200,000 new coronavirus infections in a single day as hospitals report severe shortages of beds and oxygen and extra space is found in hotels.
Joe Biden issues new Russia sanctions and expels 10 diplomats for election interference and hacking
US President Joe Biden has announced new sanctions on the Russian government and the expulsion of 10 diplomats in retaliation for hacking and election interference.
COVID-19: Sweden faces sperm shortage as potential donors for assisted pregnancy avoid hospitals during pandemic
Sweden is facing a shortage of sperm for assisted pregnancy as potential donors have avoided hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia: Doll 101 Squadron dance troupe hits out at 'deceptive' TV coverage over show at Sydney navy event
A twerking dance troupe's performance at the launch of the Australian navy's newest ship has created a multi-layered furore after complaints it was too risque were followed up with criticism of the national broadcaster.
Tokyo Olympics 2021: With 100 days to go, 70% of Japanese don't want games to go ahead, poll finds
The Tokyo Olympics mascots were unveiled today to celebrate the 100 days-to-go milestone amid mounting public opposition to the Games taking place this summer.
All Out Politics! Canadian MP completely naked in parliamentary Zoom call
A Canadian MP has apologised to colleagues after appearing completely starkers during a virtual meeting of the House of Commons.
COVID-19: EU hits 100 million vaccine doses - and announces major extension to Pfizer deal
Over 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations have now been given in the EU - and a major extension to the European Commission's contract with Pfizer-BioNTech has been announced.
Iran set to enrich uranium to highest level ever - after 'attack' at nuclear facility blamed on Israel
Iran says it will increase its enrichment of uranium to 60% purity - its highest figure ever - bringing it closer to the levels needed for a nuclear weapon.
Truck driver jailed for 22 years for killing four police officers in Melbourne crash
A truck driver who was under the influence of drugs and sleep deprived when he drove into four police officers has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.
Egypt: At least 20 killed after bus crashes and catches fire while overtaking truck
At least 20 people have been killed after a bus overturned in Egypt while trying to pass a truck.