NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, in what Russia denounced as an escalation of tensions over Ukraine.
- BusinessS&P 500 on course to confirm correction territory, falls 10% from Jan peak
The S&P 500 index tumbled on Monday, on track to confirm a correction as it shed more than 10% from its record closing high on Jan. 3, the first trading session of this year.
- Middle EastUAE blocks missiles as Yemen's Houthis attack region's business hub
The United Arab Emirates, the tourism and commercial hub of the Gulf region, on Monday said it had foiled a second missile attack by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi movement group, which last week hit a fuel depot in Abu Dhabi, killing three people.
- United KingdomAssailed by scandal, UK's Johnson fights for his job
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting to shore up his premiership on Monday as he faced the publication later this week of an investigation into boozy parties at the heart of the British state during COVID-19 lockdowns.
- WorldDo not assume COVID pandemic reaching 'end game', warns WHO
- EuropeEU regulator set to rule on Pfizer COVID pill by end-Jan, ahead of Merck
- United StatesU.S. Supreme Court rejects House Republicans' challenge to pandemic-era voting rules
- Middle EastFourth COVID vaccine shot raises resistance to serious illness for over-60s: Israel
- United StatesPalin positive COVID test casts doubt over start of NY Times trial
- Healthcare & PharmaceuticalsRich countries' access to foreign nurses during Omicron raises ethical concerns, group says
- Asia PacificAustralia COVID-19 deaths mount as return to school threatens new Omicron peak