Russia bans Biden but not Trump, on list of Americans travel-barred

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a joint news conference after their meeting in Helsinki, July 16, 2018.  Grigory Dukor | Reuters President Joe Biden made Russia’s “blacklist” but former President Donald Trump didn’t. Russia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry on Saturday released an updated list of nearly 1,000 Americans permanently barred from…

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Taliban bans women from travelling longer distances unless with male relative

Issued on: 26/12/2021 – 12:44 Taliban bans women from travelling longer distances unless with male relative. Afghanistan’s Taliban authorities said Sunday that women seeking to travel anything other than short distances should not be offered transport unless they are accompanied by a close male relative. The guidance, issued by the Ministry for the Promotion of…

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Anger simmers over Omicron travel bans in southern Africa

Omicron, initially detected in Botswana, has reignited debate over the effectiveness of strict border closures and triggered outrage that South Africa’s transparency in reporting the strain has led to what the region sees as its scapegoating. South African scientists were the first to identify the variant, which has since been detected in countries around the…

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Omicron variant spreads to U.K., Germany, Italy as new travel bans take effect : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Travelers walk near an electronic flight notice board displaying canceled flights at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Saturday. Several countries have begun travel bans in response to the omicron variant. Phill Magakoe/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Phill Magakoe/AFP via Getty Images Travelers walk near an electronic flight notice…

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