England adds six African countries to travel red list due to new COVID virus – POLITICO

England has introduced strict new travel conditions for six African countries, including South Africa, due to growing concern about a recently discovered variant of the coronavirus, the British health minister said on Thursday. Starting at noon on Friday, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini will be added to the English tourism red list, … Read more

Britain suspends flights to six African countries as new version of Covid raises alarms

British Health Secretary Sajid Javid will address a press conference on Downing Street on 20 October 2021 in London, England. Toby Melville WPA Pool Getty Images news The UK is temporarily suspending flights from six countries as a new variant of Covid with more than 30 mutations spreads in South Africa. The UK Minister for … Read more

Britain suspends flights to six African countries as new version of Covid raises alarms

British Health Secretary Sajid Javid will address a press conference on Downing Street on 20 October 2021 in London, England. Toby Melville WPA Pool Getty Images news The UK is temporarily suspending flights from six countries as a new variant of Covid with more than 30 mutations spreads in South Africa. The UK Minister for … Read more

As holiday travel increases, lawmakers are calling for COVID restrictions on domestic flights – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – As holiday travel has increased significantly, some lawmakers are demanding that President Joe Biden demand any vaccinations or evidence of a negative COVID test on domestic flights. About 4.2 million Americans are expected to fly on Thanksgiving, more than 80% more than last year. READ MORE: The airports in the three … Read more

Poland sees Putin behind the border tightening – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Poland has no doubt who is directing the bitter humanitarian crisis on the border: Russian President Vladimir Putin. Since the summer, Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko has brought in thousands of migrants from the Middle East and put pressure on them to try to cross the Polish border into … Read more

More than 20 suspected migrants fled the plane after landing in Mallorca

Police on the Spanish island of Mallorca have gathered 12 people who fled the plane after making an emergency landing. Among them were nine people who illegally disembarked from the plane, a person said to be ill, a person’s companion, and a person arrested for fighting with an officer on the plane. They are all … Read more

Pakistan seizes the opportunity to be Europe’s best friend in the Afghan crisis – POLITICO

Press the play button to listen to this article Meet Europe’s unexpected new best friend. As the mainland seeks to evacuate its citizens from Afghanistan and prevent a possible wave of refugees on its borders, Europe is seeking help from Pakistan – a long-held couple. In just a week, the foreign ministers of Germany, the … Read more

Tourists, industry in a precarious position as the EU falls off the US list of safe tourists – POLITICO

The EU’s decision to remove the United States from its approved travel lists just months after its addition has shocked the tourism industry – but it will not stop transatlantic travel. EU countries agreed to remove the United States from the list on Monday in a decision that also included Israel, Kosovo, Lebanon, Montenegro and … Read more

The United States dropped from the EU’s list of safe trips for the coronavirus – POLITICO

The EU removed the US-approved coronavir from its travel list on Monday after a review of restrictions. The move means that unvaccinated U.S. travelers may once again face restrictions on unnecessary travel to Europe – just months after the United States was added to the list of safe travel. The number of cases and hospitalizations … Read more