U.S. officials have suggested that there may be evidence that the virus accidentally leaked from the Chinese lab.
Brazil has reached the second-highest number of reported COVID-19 deaths, second only to the United States.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned the United States to "wake up" and not to embrace Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's new ultraconservative president-elect.
"The time has come for the other sides to make decisions," said Abbas Araqchi on Sunday.
"He was the same person before this election as he is after the election," said the White House national security adviser of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, following Ebrahim Raisi's victory in Iran's presidential election.
He died one month after his wife, a former volleyball captain, also died from COVID.
The U.S. embassy in Moscow confirmed Catherine Serou's death and said it's monitoring the investigation by local police
Catherine Serou, 34, had gone missing on Tuesday after getting into an unidentified car in Nizhny Novgorod where she was a university student.
A panel under Iran's supreme leader's watch disqualified several of Raisi's moderate challengers ahead of the election.
Shanghai's OCAT gallery is under scrutiny after an exhibit was put on display that ranked women from most to least attractive. The artist has been under fire for projects like this in the past.
"I am concerned about the security situation across a band of Africa," U.S. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend said, specifically mentioning the threat lies in the western Sahel region stretching to the eastern Horn of Africa.
All public and private transportation will be prohibited in Uganda as the nation grapples with COVID-19 and variant outbreaks. The only exceptions to the rule are vehicles transporting cargo, the sick and essential workers.
"If the world wants to see less humanitarian suffering, you have to deal with the causes of that suffering," Mark Lowcock said.
Palestinian officials were criticized after the deal was announced, with many accusing them of accepting vaccines that might not be effective.
Fewer Iranians turned up to vote this year, fearing that it is 'useless' to vote when other politicians put a stop to any progress. Others find candidates untrustworthy and unable to keep their promises.
"At least you didn't erase the entire Community Access TV station's chyron graphics archive on accident."
"We hope the DPRK and the U.S. can meet each other halfway, earnestly accommodate each other's legitimate concerns on the basis of mutual respect and promote the political settlement of the Peninsula issue," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said.
"The images circulating are worrying. This investigation should shed light on the entire intervention," the Montreal mayor said.
Brazil's Senate is publicly investigating how the country reached what is currently the second-highest COVID death toll in the world, probing as to why Bolsonaro's far-right government did not seize on opportunities to buy vaccines while relentlessly pushing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.
The Vermont senator said Washington should cooperate with Beijing on issues such as climate change, pandemics, nuclear proliferation and economic inequality.
Describing the incident as "the sequel to Snakes on a Plane that nobody asked for," the train company said police were called to help locate and remove the reptile.
Walmart de Mexico said Mexico City's ban on plastic bags and the pandemic meant customers no longer want other people touching their groceries.