WASHINGTON: Tornadoes ripped through Tennessee early Tuesday, claiming at least 22 lives as they destroyed buildings and toppled power lines, hours before the southern US state began voting in Super Tuesday primaries.
The Health Ministry has said it will now assign its regional labs to test people suspected of carrying the novel coronavirus amid concerns that it has not been proactive enough in detecting infected people to prevent its spread.
COLOMBO (AFP): The former chief of Sri Lanka's national carrier was arrested Thursday (Feb 6) over allegations he received bribes for a multi-billion-dollar Airbus aircraft deal, as the fallout from corruption probes into the aviation giant grew.
PARIS: Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said Tuesday.
SYDNEY: An alleged plot to smuggle Aus$1 billion (RM2.8 billion) of drugs into Australia on a yacht unravelled when a Frenchman and a Briton ran the boat aground on a remote reef off the country’s west coast, police said Thursday.