Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo will self-isolate for two weeks after one of his contacts tested positive for COVID-19.
India's iconic Taj Mahal is all set to reopen after a three-month COVID-19 shutdown, with strict safety measures in place.
Clinical trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac has got the go-ahead in Brazil.
Thousands of people in Japan's southern island of Kyushu have been asked to evacuate as torrential rains triggered landslides and floods.
A suicide car bomber drove into a checkpoint in the Somalia capital of Mogadishu early Saturday.
It's after the resignation of Edouard Philippe who has been in the post for three years.
Zheng Yanxiong is known for dealing with a land dispute in southern China in 2011.
At least 126 people have died and more feared trapped after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar.
A man suspected of attacking and injuring a police officer in Hong Kong has been arrested during the early hours of Thursday at the airport.
The UAE’s aviation regulatory body is seeking to verify the credentials of Pakistani pilots and engineers employed in the country’s airline industry.
Twitter has removed an image posted by US President Donald Trump over copyright issues.
A new security law has come into force in Hong Kong as the city marked the 23rd anniversary of its handover to China.
More than 30 suburbs in the Australian city of Melbourne will be placed under lockdown for a month to contain the spike in COVID-19 cases.
The UK has placed Leicester under stringent lockdown following a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Beijing has passed the controversial national security law for Hong Kong, which many critics fear could crush the city's civil and political freedoms.
Popular video app TikTok has been removed from Google Play and iOS app store in India, a day after the Modi government banned 59 Chinese apps.
Researchers in China have discovered a new strain of flu that has the potential of becoming a pandemic.
Four gunmen have been killed after they stormed the Pakistan stock exchange building in Karachi on Monday.
Several international airlines have grounded Pakistani pilots amid concern that some may hold "dubious" licences.
A ferry capsized in the Buriganga river in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka following a collision with another vessel, killing at least 28 people.
China has imposed a strict lockdown on nearly half a million people in a province near the capital after a small surge in cases.
At least two people have been killed and four more injured after a shooting incident at a Walmart distribution centre in California.
Several US states have paused or scaled back reopening plans after a spike in the number of new cases of coronavirus across the country.
Workers at California's Disneyland Resort have objected to its reopening, accusing the company of not putting adequate safety precautions in place.
The man who was shot dead by police officers during a knife attack in the city of Glasgow has been identified.
China and South Korea have recorded daily number of infections in double digits, as authorities continue to grapple with new clusters.
A police officer is in a "critical but stable" condition after suffering injuries in a stabbing attack at Glasgow's Park Inn hotel.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced visa restrictions on Chinese officials believed to be responsible for undermining freedom in Hong Kong.
India has extended its ban on international commercial flights until July 15.
Paris' iconic Eiffel Tower has started to welcome guests for the first time in three months, after the pandemic forced its closure.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will suspend 150 pilots for holding "dubious licences".
Australia's Victoria state has launched a "suburban testing blitz" as the country recorded its biggest daily rise in cases in two months.
Three white men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of unarmed black man Ahmaud Arbery in the US state of Georgia.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has called off plans for an unspecified "military action" against South Korea.
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash that killed 97 people in Karachi on May 22 was caused by human error.
At least six people have been killed and several more seriously injured after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico's Pacific coast.
Australia has recorded its first death from COVID-19 in a month, taking the COVID-19 toll to 103 with 7,521 confirmed cases.
Authorities in Germany have reintroduced lockdown measures in Gütersloh district after a coronavirus outbreak at a meatpacking plant.
Tensions in the Korean peninsula have escalated after North Korea reinstalled loudspeakers across the border, while activists in the South started sending propaganda-carrying balloons.
The Trump administration has suspended some work visas for foreigners till the end of the year in a bid to revive a coronavirus-battered economy.
Saudi Arabia has announced that the Hajj pilgrimage will be held this year, but on a 'very limited' scale.
A "no-swab" saliva test is being trialled in the UK to look at the potential of making it easier for people to take coronavirus tests at home.
The man arrested over the stabbing attack in Reading that left three people dead was known to UK security services.
New Zealand is introducing stricter measures to strengthen its border after reporting more coronavirus cases linked to overseas travel.
Two separate bomb attacks in southern and central Somalia have left seven people dead.
Saudi Arabia has lifted its nationwide curfew nearly three months after introducing it to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
UK Police have have declared a knife attack that killed three people in the southern town of Reading as a terror incident.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un loyalists are preparing to bombard South Korea with propaganda leaflets as bilateral tensions rise.
Six members of US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign team have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of a rally in Tulsa.
Food and parcel delivery personnel in Beijing have to undergo special checks as the Chinese city ramps up efforts to rein in the latest coronavirus outbreak.
Top US federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman has refused to step down despite the Justice Department announcing that he has been replaced.
The coronavirus pandemic has entered a "new and dangerous phase" as daily COVID-19 cases hit a record high.
A police officer has been shot dead in Auckland, New Zealand.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi in Hawaii on Wednesday as tensions escalate between the two nations.
Former US national security adviser John Bolton has accused President Donald Trump of seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping's help to win the re-election.
A former Atlanta police officer has been charged with murder for the killing of Rayshard Brooks in a fast-food parking lot last week.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it's updating its guidelines on COVID-19 treatment to reflect the trial results of a common steroid in critical COVID-19 cases.
New Zealand has called in its military to oversee quarantine facilities and check border control after a blunder resulted in two new COVID-19 cases.
More than 1,200 domestic flights have been cancelled in Beijing as authorities rush to contain a new coronavirus outbreak linked to a wholesale food market.
North Korea is showing no signs of defusing the situation in the Korean peninsula after it rejected the South's offer to send special envoys.
North Korea has blown up and destroyed an inter-Korean liaison office in its border city of Kaesong on Tuesday.
E-commerce giant has launched an artificial-intelligence-backed system to enforce social distancing at its warehouses and offices.
Three Indian soldiers have been killed in a clash with Chinese forces along the disputed border area.
Travel bans have been imposed and some transport services halted in Beijing as authorities try to stop the spread of a fresh coronavirus outbreak.
New Zealand has reported two new COVID-19 cases, both related to recent travel from the UK.
A US military jet has crashed off the coast of northeast England into the North Sea.
Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has launched a scathing attack on South Korea, saying it is time to break ties with the "enemy".
A celebrated journalist in the Philippines has been found guilty of libel by a Manila court, and faces up to six years in jail.
Ten more neighbourhoods in Beijing have been put under lockdown as authorities in China try to contain the spread of a new coronavirus outbreak.
Pinoy Expat Corner
The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai will have a new business hours or timings to ensure safety for its clients and to contribute to the effort of UAE to mitigate the spread of COVID 19
Pinoy Expat Corner
For those who want to go to the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai for any consular services must secure an appointment, this is in line with the Guidelines and Protocol for Reopening of Establishments issued by the Dubai government which limit the number of people in one place
Pinoy Expat Corner
OFWs under a "no work, no pay arrangement and workers unable to work and receive salary due to COVID-19 infection can avail the financial assistance under the DOLE-AKAP program