New York City residents cast ballots in a Democratic primary yesterday that will select the candidate almost certain to take over as mayor tasked with shaping the post-pandemic future of America’s largest metropolis.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, frustrated by the slow pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in his country, threatened people who refuse to get inoculated with jail or an injection of Ivermectin, an anti-parasite drug widely used to treat animals.
The EU launched a wide-ranging antitrust probe against Google Tuesday over concerns that it is forcing out rivals in the lucrative online advertising market.
Norwegian pension fund KLP is divesting from Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited on the grounds the company's links with the Myanmar military breach the fund's responsible investment policy, KLP told Reuters on Tuesday.
Italy will lift a requirement that people wear face masks outdoors from June 28, the government said late on Monday, as Covid-19 cases and hospitalisations decline.
An aviation firm has carried out the first tests in India of longer-range drone deliveries, as hopes grow that they could deliver medicines as well as Covid-19 vaccines to remote areas.