Germany arrests Russian scientist for spying for Moscow

German police have arrested a Russian scientist working at a German university, accusing him of spying for Moscow, prosecutors said on Monday, in a case that risks further inflaming bilateral tensions.

Vaccine hesitancy puts India at higher Covid risk

The common refrain among the villagers is that the coronavirus spreads only in cities. The deadly infection, they believe, does not exist in villages.

Worldwide coronavirus infection cases cross 178m

The total caseload and deaths from the virus stand at 178, 123, 144 and 3,857,806, respectively as of Sunday morning, as per the latest data released by Johns Hopkins University.

Biden struggles to sell democracy abroad when it faces challenges at home

GENEVA — Standing under the wing of Air Force One in Geneva on Wednesday — after a week-long trip abroad in which he repeatedly extolled the virtues of democracy over autocracy — President Biden seemed briefly to knock his own product.

New museum in Germany gingerly explores wartime suffering of people

A new museum dedicated to the long-silenced trauma of German civilians forced to flee eastern Europe at the end of World War II opens next week after decades of wrenching debate.

India accuses Twitter of ignoring new rules

Currently social media companies operating in India are classed as intermediaries, shielding them from criminal liability for anything posted on their platforms.

Biden warns Putin over ransomware attacks

Biden said he laid down the line on Moscow not taking action against hackers who have extorted hundreds of millions of dollars from western governments, companies, and organisations from the safety of Russian soil.

US opens path for finding guardians

President Joe Biden’s administration broadened the range of legal guardians who can apply to care for migrant children, in a new step to address an influx of young Central Americans seeking safety in the United States.

Hong Kong police arrest five of newspaper Apple Daily

The five executives were arrested ‘for collusion with a foreign country or with external elements to endanger national security’.