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How Worrying Is The New Virus Variant That

How Worrying Is The New Virus Variant That's Rocking Markets

A new variant of the coronavirus — called B.1.1.529 — has been identified in South Africa, with officials there saying it’s of concern. Fears a new strain could fuel outbreaks in many countries, straining health systems, potentially evading vaccines and complicating efforts to reopen economies and borders, sent a wave of risk aversion across global markets Friday.

Travellers From India To Get Direct Saudi Entry As Covid Curbs Eased

Travellers From India To Get Direct Saudi Entry As Covid Curbs Eased

Saudi Arabia will allow direct entry to travellers from Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt and India from December 1, lifting a requirement that they first spend two weeks outside the six countries, state news agency SPA said on Thursday.

'No Progress' On Eve Of Iran Nuclear Talks: UN Atomic Agency

The UN nuclear watchdog said Wednesday there had been “no progress” in talks with Tehran on disputes over the monitoring of Iran’s atomic programme, just days before talks restart on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

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