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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Saudi Arabia resumes ‘Umrah’ pilgrimage from October 4

Saudi Arabia will gradually resume the year-round umrah pilgrimage from October 4, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, seven months after it was suspended...

Biden launches transition website

The Democratic candidate for the U.S. President, Joe Biden has launched an official transition website, www.buildbackbetter.com. The move comes as votes are still being counted...

Joe Biden leads with 238 electoral votes; Donald Trump at 213

The Electoral College count currently stands at 238 votes for Biden and 213 votes for Donald Trump. In the race to 270 Electoral Votes, Democratic...

COVID-19: Ramaphosa Sanctions Minister For Violating Lockdown Order

President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, on a two-month special leave after she violated lockdown regulations, the...

WHO to resume trial of hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will resume its trial of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, its Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, says. Ghebreyesus,...

Ghana holds presidential, parliamentary elections on 7 December

Ghana holds presidential and parliamentary elections on 7 December with 17.029 million voters expected to cast their ballots. There is high expectations about the vote,...

Trump transferred to military hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis

U.S. President Donald Trump is moving to a military hospital for treatment after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the White House said on Friday, as...

U.S. imposes sanctions on Central African rebel leader

The U.S. has imposed sanctions against a rebel leader in the Central African Republic, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said in a statement on...

How the United States electoral college works, as Biden coast to victory

As vote count gets underway in battleground states across America, observers around the world who are unacquainted with the US system of choosing the...

Newspaper Suspends Print Edition After Reporter Contracts Coronavirus

Viet Nam News, the country’s largest English-language newspaper, is suspending its daily print edition for more than two weeks after one of its reporters...