Seattle appeals court hears arguments on Trump’s travel ban
16 May 2017 | 4:49 am
A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments Monday over President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban.
24 Jan 2020
The Trump administration is planning to add seven countries - Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania - to its travel ban list, U.S. media reports said on Tuesday.
6 Feb 2020
The US and Nigeria hope to resolve a visa travel ban row soon - we tell you more. Also, as Kenya enters a second day of mourning for former president Daniel arap Moi, some of those who suffered from his repressive rule mourn a reckoning that never came. And Roger Federer arrives in Cape Town ahead of a much anticipated charity match against Rafael Nadal on Friday.
17 Mar 2020
Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that Nigeria had not placed travel restrictions or ban following the outbreak of the coronavirus, code-named COVID-19 because of its reliance on surveillance, among others, at all entry points.
20 Mar 2020
The Federal Government has issued a travel ban against 13 countries to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 disclosed during press briefing in Abuja.
3 May 2020
Even during a strict lockdown, anti-poaching rangers in South Africa's Greater Kruger Park area continue on the front lines to guard one of the country’s most precious resources: its wildlife. Conservationists are wary that poaching -- for food or illegal trade -- might increase.
16 Aug 2020
Robert Trump, the US president's younger brother, has died at the age of 71. The president had visited his brother, a former real estate developer, in a New York hospital on Friday.
28 Sep 2020
President Donald Trump paid little or no federal income tax for years before becoming president, according to a New York Times report. The revelations come just weeks before the US elections.
22 Nov 2020
A new art installation in Tokyo and Singapore lets people "blow" dandelion fluff across to each other at a time when the coronavirus has closed international borders.
25 Dec 2020
Outgoing US President Donald Trump says the bill is a gift to Russia and China and that it limits any future adminstration's ability to bring troops home.
14 Jan 2021
The House has reached enough votes to make Donald Trump the first US president to be impeached twice. Lawmakers have accused Trump of "incitement of insurrection" following the Capitol storming.
30 Nov 2021
The Omicron variant was first reported to the WHO from South Africa on 24 November. The WHO has listed it as a ‘variant of concern’ and said it could take several weeks to know if there are significant changes in transmissibility, severity, or implications for Covid vaccines, tests, and treatments. Australia, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Britain, Israel, Hong Kong, Belgium, Switzerland, and Canada are countries where the new COVID-19 variant has also been detected.
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At least 10,000 people were feared missing in Libya on Tuesday in floods caused by a huge storm that burst dams, swept away buildings and wiped out as much as a quarter of the eastern city of Derna.
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Serbia has cut nearly half the number of troops on its border with Kosovo, as international concerns mounted over one of the more severe escalations between Belgrade and Pristina in recent years.
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Emergency services in southeastern city of Murcia said at least 13 people were killed after a fire at a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday. People reported missing were accounted for by Monday, officials said.
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EU foreign ministers traveled to Kyiv to hand-deliver a message of solidarity with Ukraine in the face of Russia's full-scale invasion. But their trip comes just as fissures in a united Western front threaten to appear.
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The decision comes as the Caribbean country grapples with criminal gangs which have largely overrun the capital. A previous UN mission ended its years-long presence after a sexual abuse scandal and a cholera outbreak.