The Saudi Arabia is allowing only 60,000 fully vaccinated residents to take part, seeking to repeat last year’s success that saw no virus outbreak during the five-day ritual.
Former Haitian justice ministry official Joseph Felix Badio may have ordered the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse, a Colombian police chief said on Friday, citing a preliminary investigation into the murder.
Troops and firefighters were called in Saturday to help villagers launch a mammoth clean up after the worst floods to hit western Europe in decades left over 150 people dead and dozens more missing.
Indian officials have attempted to suppress the real death toll of Covid-19, and the true figure could be 5 to 7 times higher, says The Economist.
First there were fake vaccines. Now bogus coronavirus immunisation certificates are being offered for sale in the Mexican capital, aimed at people travelling to countries that require proof of inoculation.
Hubble is the world’s most powerful space telescope. It has enabled astronomers to peer into the earliest ages of the universe.