Germany reports record 53 billion euros for NATO defence spending

Germany reports record 53 billion euros for NATO defence spending

Germany has reported a record high in defence spending to NATO, according to dpa information, submitting a budget of 53 billion euros (63.8 billion dollars) for the current year.

Reports: Myanmar blocks Twitter as resistance to coup grows

Reports: Myanmar blocks Twitter as resistance to coup grows

Myanmar‘s military has ordered local telecommunications providers to temporarily block Twitter and Instagram after imposing similar restrictions on Facebook earlier in the week, local media reported on Saturday.

Britain mandates hotel quarantine for arrivals from over 30 countries

Britain mandates hotel quarantine for arrivals from over 30 countries

Britain has finally mandated arrivals from more than 30 countries enter 10 days supervised quarantine in hotels, beginning on February 15.

Ocean Viking ship rescues 240 migrants off Libya in two operations

Ocean Viking ship rescues 240 migrants off Libya in two operations

The Ocean Viking rescue vessel saved nearly 240 people from boats in distress in two rescue operations in international waters off Libya on Thursday, according to the ship’s operating organization, SOS Mediterranee.

WHO experts visit Wuhan lab in search for coronavirus origins

WHO experts visit Wuhan lab in search for coronavirus origins

World Health Organization (WHO) experts visited a research centre in the Chinese city of Wuhan on Sunday as part of their probe into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.

EU threatens Myanmar’s military with sanctions after coup

EU threatens Myanmar’s military with sanctions after coup

The European Union has threatened Myanmar’s military with sanctions following its coup against the civilian government, echoing a warning by Washington.

Counterfeit vaccine seized in China, 80 detained

Counterfeit vaccine seized in China, 80 detained

Chinese authorities have detained 80 people on suspicion of producing counterfeit coronavirus vaccines.

Australia says flights from New Zealand can resume

Australia says flights from New Zealand can resume

Australia gave the green light Sunday for quarantine-free travel from New Zealand to resume.