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4 Dec
The European Union wants member states to halt air travel with South Africa and several surrounding countries over a new coronavirus variant. Germany, Italy and the Czech Republic were all quick to react.
29 Nov
As Covid-19 infections rise around the EU and some member states impose new restrictions, FRANCE 24 speaks to Greece’s Tourism Minister about the continent’s next steps. We also discuss irregular migration on the European Union's external borders - including those of France and of Greece.
29 Sep
India failed to make the list for the UK's most recent easing of travel restrictions. India's digital vaccine certificate and its locally developed vaccine are both under scrutiny.
6 Jul
The German government will soften coronavirus travel rules for travelers from Britain and four other countries. It means shorter or no quarantine time depending on your vaccination status.
3 Jul
Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13 women trained to be astronauts in the 1960s. After decades of waiting, she is set to become the oldest person to launch into space.
25 Jun
The World Medical Association believes it would be "irresponsible" for German soccer fans to travel to London to watch the highly anticipated Euro 2020 match against England. Follow DW for the latest COVID news.
4 Jun
London to New York may again be possible in under 4 hours after the US-based airline struck a deal for 15 ultrafast jets. Regular commercial supersonic flights have not been seen since 2003.
1 May
DW reporter Sarah Hucal couldn't resist: She took a private trip to the Canary Islands to find out what it feels like to go on vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is her experience.
22 Apr
Americans will be advised not to travel to over 160 countries due to "unprecedented risk" from COVID-19. Meanwhile, the UK wants to boost global preparedness for the next pandemic.
21 Apr
Hugs, tears of joy and smiles all around at New Zealand airports as families and friends are reunited thanks to a travel bubble agreement between New Zealand and Australia.
20 Apr
Excited passengers prepare to fly from Sydney Airport to New Zealand on the first flights to take advantage of a quarantine-free travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand.
20 Apr
For the first time in over a year, people can travel to New Zealand from Australia without having to contend with a strict quarantine. The countries' leaders hope to expand the arrangement.

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2 hours ago
Blaming South Africa for the new COVID-19 variant is wrong. A global crisis needs a global response, says DW's Sertan Sanderson. Instead of finger-pointing and isolation, there should be more solidarity.
2 hours ago
According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 7,216 people have died crossing the U.S–Mexico border between 1998 and 2017. In 2005, more than 500 died across the entire U.S.–Mexico border. The number of yearly border crossing deaths doubled from 1995 to 2005, before declining.
4 hours ago
DW's Biresh Banerjee spoke to Nalin Kohli, spokesperson for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), about coronavirus-related Islamophobia in India and allegations that the Indian government is exploiting the crisis to ramp up suppression of Muslims.
4 hours ago
France's small business minister is to outline details of compensation for the nightclub and events industries, after the announcement that clubs would be forced to close for four weeks from this Friday due to rising coronavirus cases. French nightclub owners have said they feel unfairly targeted by the measures, after already having to shut for 16 months until July of this year. Also today, we look at the latest twist in the debt troubles facing the Chinese property developer Evergrande.
4 hours ago
Chinese private investment in Uganda is growing while Westerners are losing appetite to put money to work in the country, President Yoweri Museveni told Reuters, pledging to step up efforts to tackle corruption which has made slow progress. Museveni, in power since 1986 and one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, said Uganda was working to sign a number of deals with Chinese private sector lenders in sectors from agro- and fertilizer-processing, minerals processing or textiles.
1 day ago
For almost a decade, international forces in Mali have been trying to help fight Islamist groups that threatened to take over the country in 2012. But today, the government still only controls the capital and a small area around it. DW's Fred Muvunyi reports.