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New COVID variant: UK taking 'safety first' approach following Africa travel ban
Sky, 26 Nov 2021
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has told Sky News the UK Government is taking "a safety first approach" in banning entry from six African countries in the face of a new COVID variant.
Flights from South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini and Zimbabwe will be suspended.
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Holiday Travel Busts Open Divided Political and Vaccine Bubbles
NBC, 29 Nov 2021
For all the talk of the vaccination rates of various states,
European ministers to meet over migration crisis after tragedy
Al Jazeera, 28 Nov 2021
After the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel this week, ministers from several coastal nations are due to meet in France to discuss the migration crisis.
Air passengers have new variant in Netherlands
BBC, 28 Nov 2021
The new coronavirus variant Omicron has been detected in 13 people who arrived in the Dutch capital Amsterdam on two flights from South Africa.
'Race against time' to tackle new Covid variant: EU chief
AFP, 28 Nov 2021
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen says the world is in a "race against time" to understand the new Covid variant, calling for precautions to give scientists time to...
Switerland votes on COVID-19 restrictions in national referendum
DW, 28 Nov 2021
Swiss voters have turned out in near-record numbers for a referendum on the national COVID-19 restrictions.
Energy expert slams far-left climate advocates: 'Panic is not policy'
FOX, 28 Nov 2021
C3 Solutions co-founder John Hart argued economic freedom will not only 'unleash American innovation,' but will also spur clean energy solutions.
The West Block: Nov. 28, 2021 | Gen. Wayne Eyre on cultural changes in the Canadian Armed Forces
CA, 28 Nov 2021
This week on 'The West Block,' host Mercedes Stephenson speaks to the new Chief of the Defence Staff, Gen.
Woman held over Australia quarantine hotel fire
Reuters, 28 Nov 2021
Australian police said they expect to charge a woman with arson after she allegedly set fire to the hotel where she and her two children were quarantined.
Australia to send more personnel to help restore calm
CGTN, 28 Nov 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Australia says it's sending more soldiers and police to the Solomon Islands to help restore order.
China-aided satellite TV project helps connect African villages to world
CD, 28 Nov 2021
Some students in Dakar, Senegal, now can watch satellite television
Anti-govt protesters met with TEAR GAR in Burkina Faso
RT, 28 Nov 2021
The ongoing turmoil in Burkina Faso took another spin as police used TEAR GAS against anti-government protesters rallying over the state’s inablity to stop a wave of jihadist vi...
Snow delights children, but blocks migrants at Belarus border • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 28 Nov 2021
At a migrant camp near the Belarusian border with Poland, migrants say they were promised a better life in the EU only to find themselves living in subhuman conditions.
Covid: UK is 'panicking unnecessarily' says doctor who discovered Omicron variant
Telegraph, 28 Nov 2021
The doctor who first discovered the Omicron variant in South Africa told The Andrew Marr show the UK is 'panicking unnecessarily'.
South Africa: 'Variant spreading rapidly' but don't be too alarmed says Prof Barry Schoub
Sky, 28 Nov 2021
South Africa's COVID-19 adviser, Prof Barry Schoub, tells Sky News that the Omicron variant is spreading rapidly across the country.
Writer says non-supporters are using Trump’s lie
CNN, 28 Nov 2021
David Frum, a former speechwriter for George W. Bush, argues that non-supporters of former President Trump are using his "Russia hoax" lie to their own advantage.
Mother in China reunites with missing son after 32-year search
SCMP, 28 Nov 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Li Jingzhi spent more than three decades searching for her son, who went missing as a toddler in ...
Storm Arwen: Three people die as gusts of wind of almost 100mph recorded in areas of UK
ITV, 28 Nov 2021
Three people have died after Storm Arwen lashed the UK with gale force winds, snow and rain.
Mary J. Blige, Michael Rainey Jr. talk new season of ‘Power Book II: Ghost’
AP, 28 Nov 2021
Mary J. Blige, Method Man, and Michael Rainey Jr. discuss the new season of the hit Starz show “Power Book II: Ghost.” (Nov.
PBS NewsHour Weekend November 27, 2021
PBS, 28 Nov 2021
On this edition for Saturday, November 27, new restrictions as scientists race to learn more about Omicron, the new coronavirus variant, what to know about vaccinating children ...
Covid-19 Absolutely Not Endemic: Johns Hopkins' Hansoti
Bloomberg, 28 Nov 2021
Johns Hopkins University Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine