At least 46 people died after the 6.2-magnitude quake struck in the early hours of Friday, triggering panic among residents of the island, which was hit by a 2018 quake-tsunami disaster that killed thousands.
Over the coming months, India aims to inoculate around a quarter of the population, or 300 million people.
“We’ve heard from so many people how much confusion there is around our recent update. This update does not expand our ability to share data with Facebook,” WhatsApp said in a blog post.
He is expected to be out of town well before Biden is sworn in on the steps of the Capitol building at exactly noon.
Clean-up crews will ‘continue working intensely over the following days’ to ensure school can open on the 20th.
The number of positive cases has reached nearly 3.3 million, but new infections have fallen seven percent in the last week.

Covid-19 Covid vaccine papers leaked, ‘manipulated’ – EU regulator

Ongoing investigations showed that ‘some of the unlawfully accessed documents related to Covid-19 medicines and vaccines have been leaked on the internet’.

World Dutch government collapses over benefits scandal – media

A hard-hitting parliamentary investigation in December said civil servants cut off benefits to thousands of families wrongly accused of fraud between 2013 and 2019.

Covid-19 Global death toll nears 2 million as WHO battles new virus strains

Many countries are doubling down on virus restrictions, with vaccination drives still in their infancy.

World WATCH: Powerful 6.2-magnitude Indonesian quake kills at least 34, topples buildings

The 6.2-magnitude quake struck in the early hours, triggering panic among the terrified residents of the island, which was hit by a huge quake and tsunami two and a half years ago that killed thousands.

World Data recovered from crashed Indonesia jet’s flight recorder

The recorder, which holds information about the speed, altitude and direction of the plane, could supply critical clues as to why the aircraft plunged about 10,000 feet (3,000 metres) in less than a minute before crashing into waters off Jakarta on Saturday.

Multimedia North Korea shows off new submarine-launched missile

A grinning Kim Jong Un oversaw the parade on Thursday evening, wearing a black leather coat and fur hat as he watched mounted cavalry, specialist infantry, artillery and tanks roll through Kim Il Sung Square.

Covid-19 France imposes 6:00 pm nationwide virus curfew

Schools will remain open, but indoor sports activities have again been banned for now.

Covid-19 Sweden passes 10,000 virus deaths

On Thursday, the country saw the daily average deaths over the last seven days hit 132.

World World facing ‘catastrophic’ temperature rises – UN

2011-2020 had been the warmest decade recorded according to the World Meteorological Organization.

Covid-19 France braces for new Covid curbs but set to avoid lockdown

France is warily eyeing the spread across its territory of a new variant of the virus discovered in Britain, which is believed to be highly contagious.

Covid-19 WHO holds emergency meeting over virus variants

The committee normally gathers every three months but the WHO brought the meeting forward to discuss the mutations.

World Don’t pimp my ride: Afghanistan retires ’39’ number plates associated with sex work

The association has even spread beyond vehicles, and Afghans can be teased or shunned for having telephone numbers or addresses featuring the digits.

World Trump becomes first US president impeached for unprecedented second time

The Senate will not hold a trial before January 20, when Democrat Joe Biden assumes the presidency, meaning the real estate tycoon will escape the ignominy of being forced to leave early.

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