Etihad Airways has announced the suspension of its flights to Manila, following the decision of the Philippines government to restrict entry to "all travellers from Oman and the UAE".
The UAE has announced 1,452 new cases of COVID-19 from 186,370 tests.
As many as 23,115 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
Starting May 18, fully vaccinated citizens and residents of the UAE can enjoy quarantine-free travel to Greece.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Bill Gates have discussed ways to enhance cooperation to step up response to COVID-19, particularly in poor communities.
The UAE has approved the emergency use of the Pfizer- BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged between 12 and 15 years.
The UAE has announced 1,512 new cases of COVID-19 from 212,212 tests.
As many as 55,611 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UAE in the past 24 hours.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) urged rich countries on Friday to reconsider plans to vaccinate children and instead donate COVID-19 shots to the COVAX scheme for poorer countries.
At least 12 people were killed in an explosion inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul during Friday prayers as worshippers gathered for the second day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, officials said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi sounded the alarm over the rapid spread of the coronavirus through India's vast countryside on Friday, as the official tally of infections crossed 24 million, and 4,000 people died for the third straight day.
France has added UK, Colombia, Costa Rica and Uruguay to its list of countries deemed as COVID-19 high-risk.
Nearly half the 150 passengers booked on Australia's first repatriation flight from India were barred from boarding on Friday, after they or their close contacts tested positive for the coronavirus, an Australian government source said.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks outdoors and can avoid wearing them indoors in most places.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck off the northwest coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Friday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said.
There is a "small possibility" that the remainder of the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) season can be played in the United Kingdom or the Middle East later this year, Rajasthan Royals owner Manoj Badale said.
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The Philippine recruitment agencies and principals must uphold the rights of the domestic worker and extend them legal protection and assistance.
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