Tuesday , January 19 2021

International

Series of disasters unfolding across Indonesia

As Indonesia continues to count the number of dead from last week’s earthquake on Sulawesi island, search and rescue teams are being stretched to breaking point, as they grapple with a series of disasters unfolding across the country.

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Navalny arrested on his return to Moscow

Russia’s leading Kremlin critic, Alexey Navalny, was detained by local police, moments after his return to the country and five months after he was poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok. CNN’s Frederik Pleitgen reports Navalny had originally been scheduled to land at Vnukovo airport, where a crowd of hundreds of …

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Ghana president warns of health system overload

Ghana’s Covid-19 infection rates are skyrocketing and include new strains of the virus not before seen in the country, filling treatment centres and threatening to overwhelm the health system, President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Sunday.

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