Covid news live: Pfizer says Omicron-specific vaccine could be available by March; Mexico president tests positive again

Pfizer to make Omicron-specific vaccine Pfizer Inc chief executive Albert Bourla on Monday said a redesigned Covid-19 vaccine that specifically targets the Omicron variant is likely needed and his company … Read More

Desmond Tutu’s funeral and Kazakhstan clashes: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

Riot police officers on patrol during a rally over a rise in fuel prices in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Continuing unrest in the country has led the president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, to call … Read More

Three women brutally killed in one day in France, in ‘unbearable’ start to new year

It has seen people take to the streets over the past year in protest over the brutal deaths of women — and in some cases, their children — at the … Read More

France begins terrorism probe into Saudi Arabia blast ahead of Dakar Rally

The blast hit a support vehicle belonging to the French team Sodicars soon after it left its Jeddah hotel for the race route, injuring driver Philippe Boutron, Reuters reported, citing … Read More