Prime Minister Boris Johnson says no ministers will attend the games, citing human rights abuses.
Vishal Garg says he "is deeply sorry" for sacking 900 staff in an online meeting.
The former officer said she meant to use a Taser when she shot dead black motorist Daunte Wright.
The company says a third dose of its vaccine could improve protection against the new variant.
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat was in the helicopter which crashed in southern India.
Downing Street continues to deny a party took place despite a video showing staff joking about having held one during lockdown.
Sanna Marin went on a night out on Saturday, hours after her foreign minister had tested positive.
Olaf Scholz will be sworn in, leading a three-party coalition after 16 years of Merkel rule.
The BBC hears about the ban's harmful impact from teachers and students in 13 Afghan provinces.
FBI agents submit previously unseen photo evidence as third accuser testifies in Maxwell trial.