The cost of cremation has tripled in India in recent weeks due to a shortage of wood, according to a philanthropic organisation.
From Monday, travellers from most EU countries will be able to visit Portugal, authorities announced on Saturday.
The WHO Director-General warned on Friday that the second year of the pandemic could be deadlier than the first and said vaccinating at-risk groups worldwide should be the priority.
Eurofound found that people who use social media as their main source of information are more sceptical about the vaccine than those who use traditional news sources.
Fully vaccinated people in the US can stop wearing masks, authorities announced on Thursday. The guidance still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters.
Under the French government's planned phased easing of restrictions, some swingers' clubs will be allowed to reopen on May 19. Nightclubs, however, still do not have any clarity over when they might be able to reopen.
Both Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna used mRNA technology for their COVID-19 jabs.
Most countries were "too slow" in their response to COVID-19, an independent panel commissioned reviewing the handling of the pandemic has found.
Spain will allow spectators back to matches from next weekend under strict conditions.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the first woman and the first African to serve as the WTO Director-General, gives her insight into multilateralism, global order and how sectors have been impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A plenary session hasn't been held in the eastern French city since February 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A bill over the creation of a health pass was approved by French MPs in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday but the government was forced to make amendments.
According to official statistics, the economy even managed to grow by 2.1 per cent in March when the country began easing some restrictions
India confirmed 4,205 more coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, a daily record for the country.