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‘How can we not be tense?’ Turkey’s coronavirus infections soar

By Daren Butler and Tuvan Gumrukcu

ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) – The red letters scrolling across the front of Fikret Oluk’s bus (More…)

Italy eases COVID-19 curbs as infections decline, but deaths still high

ROME (Reuters) – Lockdown measures will be eased from Monday in six Italian regions, the health ministry ruled on Friday, (More…)

WHO warns on Brazil COVID-19 outbreak as Bolsonaro blasts Senate inquiry

By Eduardo Simões

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday blasted a pending Senate inquiry on his (More…)

Unwanted vaccines needed to help poor countries catch up, international health officials say

By Stephanie Nebehay and Douglas Busvine

(Reuters) – Doses of vaccines rejected as countries fine-tune their inoculation campaigns will go (More…)

Volcano erupts in southern Caribbean, sparking evacuation ‘frenzy’

By Robertson S. Henry

ROSE HALL, St Vincent and the Grenadines (Reuters) -La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island (More…)

WHO chief laments ‘shocking imbalance’ in COVID-19 shot distribution

GENEVA (Reuters) -There is a “shocking imbalance” in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide and most countries do not have (More…)

Analysis: Russian military buildup raises stakes as fighting in Ukraine intensifies

By Anton Zverev, Matthias Williams and Jonathan Landay

MOSCOW/KYIV/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Dozens of troop carriers and missile launchers sit on (More…)

Italy’s old pay high price for regional vaccine lottery

By Crispian Balmer and Angelo Amante

ROME (Reuters) – Agostino Airaudo, 86, died of the coronavirus on March 21. Ninety (More…)

Myanmar junta says protests are dwindling as at least 10 reported killed by troops

(Reuters) – Myanmar’s military junta said on Friday that a protest campaign against its rule was dwindling since people wanted (More…)

‘No warnings’: Powerful cyclone exposes Indonesia’s lack of preparedness

By Emanuel Dile Bataona and Agustinus Beo Da Costa

LEMBATA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Gregorius Hide, a 70-year-old farmer in the (More…)