The B16172 variant of concern risks spreading in the UK when restrictions on indoor socialising ease on May 17.
Accessing India's digital consumers is seen as the key to future growth for big tech companies like Facebook.
Plus, the hidden world of microscopic fungi found inside the world's biggest seed bank. Listen to episode 15 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
The emergence of a fungal infection called mucormycosis in India is another unexpected and distressing consequence of the COVID pandemic.
As the peak of India's COVID crisis approaches, the country desperately needs more help from the international community.
Colonial police organisations used similar arguments to uphold their power as were heard in the trial of George Floyd's murderer.
India is in the grips of a health and humanitarian catastrophe, in stark contrast to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's declaration of readiness to fight the pandemic.
The process will take months, if it's even approved. But just the threat of waiving intellectual property rights could spur faster action.
The Indian government has been keeping an eye out for India's vaccine producers by not approving any other vaccines, and by letting them charge what they want. It's the people who are suffering.
There could still be another challenge on constitutional grounds, but there may not be time before the ban ends anyway.
Various strategies are being pursued to boost worldwide vaccine coverage.
Increased demand and falling supplies in India risk leaving many countries empty handed.
The dreadful statistics coming out of India are not just numbers – they relate to people and to suffering.
The pandemic has highlighted our expat population. And yet we don't have precise or up-to-date information about Australians overseas.
What the deal involves and why it matters.
Providing foreign aid is not always straightforward. But here are some practical ways Australia might be able to help India.
Both at home and internationally Modi is facing intense scrutiny and criticism as the COVID death toll mounts.
Countries cannot be expected to all tread the same path to net zero emissions.
Everyone from human rights experts to famous cricketers are expressing their disgust at the federal government's India travel ban. Its legality depends on what laws you are looking at.
We cannot look back in the future and
know we could have done more.