- Businessinsider.co.za | The US sent 2.5 million Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan – more than triple it initially pledgedon June 20, 2021 at 4:37 pm
Prior to Taiwan's May outbreak, its Covid-19 death toll was about a dozen. Now, more than 500 people have died of the disease.
- News24.com | Covid-19: China gives one-billionth vaccine shoton June 20, 2021 at 4:03 pm
China on Sunday announced it had administered its one-billionth shot in the world's biggest coronavirus inoculation drive as Brazil's death toll from the pandemic passed 500 000.
- Businessinsider.co.za | A $1 million lottery incentive in North Carolina has increased Covid-19 vaccinations by only 1%on June 20, 2021 at 3:14 pm
"We're hoping over the next few days and few weeks that we will see some significant improvement in our numbers," Gov. Roy Cooper said on Friday.
- Businessinsider.co.za | Three Chinese astronauts have stepped foot on China's new space station for the first timeon June 20, 2021 at 2:40 pm
Three taikonauts have entered China's space station for the first time, CGTN reported.
- News24.com | Joe Biden goes to church a day after challenge from bishops on abortionon June 20, 2021 at 1:38 pm
President Joe Biden went to church on Saturday in his hometown a day after US Roman Catholic bishops issued a challenge to him over his support for abortion rights.
- Businessinsider.co.za | Brazil hits 500,000 Covid-19 deaths as the Amazon Gamma variant accelerates virus contagionon June 20, 2021 at 1:11 pm
Experts have warned that the outbreak will worsen because of a slow vaccine rollout, highly transmissible variants, and President Bolsonaro's inaction.
- News24.com | 5 workers killed in Belgium school building collapseon June 20, 2021 at 12:39 pm
Five building workers have been confirmed dead a day after a school construction site partially collapsed in the Belgian city of Antwerp.
- Businessinsider.co.za | More than 41,000 people have signed petitions to stop Jeff Bezos from returning to Earthon June 20, 2021 at 12:23 pm
Two petitions aiming to prevent the Amazon CEO's re-entry to Earth after his Blue Origin spaceflight have collected thousands of signatures in only 10 days.
- News24.com | Dozens killed as battle for Yemen's Marib flareson June 20, 2021 at 11:56 am
Renewed battles between government forces and Huthi rebels over the strategic city of Marib in northern Yemen have left 47 dead, including 16 pro-government forces, military sources said on Saturday.
- News24.com | One killed as truck hits crowd at Florida Pride paradeon June 20, 2021 at 11:55 am
The driver of a pickup truck has slammed into a crowd gathering for a Pride parade in south Florida, killing one man and injuring another, authorities have said.
- Businessinsider.co.za | Cristiano Ronaldo is selling his Trump Tower apartment at a huge $10 million loss, report sayson June 20, 2021 at 11:49 am
The Portuguese soccer star bought the 232-square-metre pad for $18.5 million (R265 million) in 2015. He first put it on the market in 2019.
- Businessinsider.co.za | The US Navy set off explosives next to a new aircraft carrier to see if it can handle the shockon June 20, 2021 at 11:21 am
The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford's crew said the shock trial testing proved "our warship can 'take a hit' and continue our mission."
- Businessinsider.co.za | Flight attendants describe 'unprecedented' violence as travel returns and passenger aggression soarson June 20, 2021 at 10:54 am
Seven flight attendants told Insider they had experienced increased aggression from passengers as travel rebounds in the US.
- Businessinsider.co.za | Tokyo cancels Olympic live-viewing events and will turn some venues into vaccination siteson June 20, 2021 at 9:06 am
Olympics and Paralympics organizers are scheduled to meet Monday to determine the number of spectators allowed at the games.
- News24.com | Chrissy Teigen claims Michael Costello faked 'bullying' DMs between themon June 20, 2021 at 8:40 am
Chrissy Teigen has responded to claims of bullying made by fashion designer Michael Costello.
- News24.com | Coronavirus: Latest global developmentson June 19, 2021 at 9:37 pm
Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:
- News24.com | WATCH | hurt as French police break up mass raveon June 19, 2021 at 8:36 pm
Five police officers were injured overnight in western France as they broke up a 1 500-strong illegal rave, authorities said.
- News24.com | EXCLUSIVE | US triples vaccines for Taiwan with 2.5 million-dose shipmenton June 19, 2021 at 7:31 pm
The United States will ship 2.5 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, a senior administration official told Reuters.
- News24.com | Three dead, two missing under Belgium school collapseon June 19, 2021 at 4:57 pm
Three construction workers were confirmed dead and two still missing, a day after a school construction site partially collapsed in the Belgian city of Antwerp.
- News24.com | Body of missing US woman found in Russiaon June 19, 2021 at 3:29 pm
Russian investigators said Saturday they have detained a man on suspicion of murder after finding the body of a foreign woman the media identified as a missing American student.