West African leaders met Guinean coup leader Colonel Mamady Doumbouya in the capital Conakry yesterday, where they pushed for elections within six months, but apparently failed to receive firm commitments.
Washington was on high alert yesterday on the eve of a rally in support of the pro-Trump rioters who ransacked the US Capitol on January 6, with security forces better prepared to avoid a repeat of the mayhem.
Allies of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny have accused Apple and Google of “censorship” after they removed opposition voting apps at the start of a three-day parliamentary election in Russia.
Nearly 90% of people in India’s financial capital, Mumbai, are estimated to have Covid-19 antibodies, according to the civic body survey released yesterday.
India has told China that their bilateral relations will only develop when both countries pull their troops back from a confrontation on their disputed Himalayan border, the Indian foreign minister said.
Australian officials will trial a home quarantine system for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving in Sydney, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said yesterday, as the country moves to reopen its borders despite persistent Covid-19 cases.