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In a statement on Tuesday, George Laryea-Adjei, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia, called for “urgent action and steadfast leadership” to stop the catastrophe. Viruses know no borders. We must come together now as a global community to stop the devastation being created by #COVID19 in South Asia and protect our children. https://t.co/1ANLcF9gWK — UNICEF …

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a speech in Pyongyang on April 8. On Sunday, the North Korean government said President Biden made a “big blunder” last week when he called North Korea and Iran’s nuclear programs a security threat. Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP hide caption toggle caption Korean Central …

A man uses an iPhone 7 smartphone to demonstrate the mobile payment service Apple Pay at a cafe in Moscow, Russia, October 3, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev Digital payment services developed by U.S. tech giants such as Apple (AAPL.O) and Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) risk reinforcing their market power by giving them greater sway over consumers’ data, …

Western Australia will need a high rate of testing for ongoing restrictions to lift further this weekend, Premier Mark McGowan has warned. Perth and the Peel region emerged from a snap three-day lockdown at midnight, but some restrictions remain. Mr McGowan said 8433 tests were conducted yesterday, making a total of 37,396 since Friday. However, …

Anthony S. Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser, warned Americans that 50,000 new infections a day is still too high and urged people to get vaccinated, even as rates of new doses administered have dropped 14 percent in the last week. “That’s a precarious level, and we don’t want that to go up,” he said …

British lawmakers have unanimously declared China’s ongoing crackdown in Xinjiang a genocide, joining the United States, Canada and the Netherlands in condemning Beijing’s actions against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in the far-west region in the strongest possible terms. China has been accused of detaining up to two million people in a system of camps …

US President Joe Biden will pledge to cut his country’s greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders, according to three people with knowledge of the White House plans. The 50 per cent target would nearly double the nation’s previous commitment and help …

The Peloton Tread Plus presents a potentially fatal risk to children and pets, the Consumer Product Safety Commission says. Peloton The US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued an “urgent warning” Saturday, telling people to immediately stop using the Peloton Tread Plus treadmill because of a potentially fatal risk to children and pets. The Tread Plus, …

“Canada continues to face an incredibly serious situation with this third wave, cases are rising rapidly in many cases, in many places, numbers are higher than they have ever been before and many hospitals are stretched way too thin,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said during a press conference Friday in Ottawa. He said the …

Moscow — Russia warned the United States on Tuesday against sending warships to the Black Sea, urging American forces to stay away from the annexed Crimean peninsula “for their own good” as the situation along Ukraine’s border caused increasing concern in the West. The U.S. Secretary of State, meeting with Ukrainian and NATO officials in Brussels, …