- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador tests positive for COVID-19
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the symptoms are mild.
- New Zealand confirms 1st community spread case of COVID-19 in months
The infection in a 56-year-old woman who returned to New Zealand on Dec. 30 was of a coronavirus variant first detected in South Africa, the COVID-19 response minister Chris Hipkins said during a news conference.
- Growing number of Republican senators oppose impeachment trial of former president
A growing number of Republican senators say they oppose holding an impeachment trial, a sign of the dimming chances that former U.S. president Donald Trump will be convicted on the charge that he incited a siege of the U.S. Capitol.
- Anti-lockdown rioters clash with police, set fires in the Netherlands
Rioters set fires in the centre of the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven and pelted police with rocks on Sunday at a banned demonstration against coronavirus lockdown measures, while officers responded with tear gas and water cannons, arresting at least 55 people.
- Trapped for 2 weeks, 11 workers rescued from gold mine in China
Eleven workers trapped for two weeks by an explosion inside a gold mine in China were brought safely to the surface on Sunday.