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EU Plans to Impose Visa Restrictions on Nigerians

EU Plans to Impose Visa Restrictions on Nigerians

The European Union is planning to soon tighten the procedures for getting a Schengen Visa for the nationals of Nigeria, as the latter is failing to play its part in the return and readmission of its nationals staying illegally in Europe. According to the EU Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and ...

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Hurricane-force winds pound UK and Europe, upend travel

Hurricane-force winds pound UK and Europe, upend travel

By Sheila Norman-Culp | Associated Press LONDON — Storm Ciara battered the U.K. and northern Europe with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains Sunday, halting flights and trains and producing heaving seas that closed down ports. Soccer games, farmers’ markets and cultural events were canceled as authorities urged millions of people ...

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The European Union wants to impose visa restrictions on Nigerians

While stating that the union will not place a visa ban on Nigeria, EU Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Virginie Battu-Henriksson says the EU could make its visas more difficult for Nigerian applicants if the country fails to meet its standards. Recall that on Friday, January 31, 2020, ...

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Myanmar Tourism Gets a Second Chance: Is It Ready for It?

Myanmar Tourism Gets a Second Chance: Is It Ready for It?

A second wave of tourism is emerging for Myanmar as international attention on its acts of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority wanes. A tsunami of other issues — coronavirus, Brexit, Trump’s impeachment, wildfires in Australia, trade war, climate change — has instead preoccupied the world. Last month’s International Court ...

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Pompeo ends his empty-handed first safari – Jean

Pompeo ends his empty-handed first safari - Jean

US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo has ended his first African safari in that role and moved on to the Middle East. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy point man came virtually empty handed to counter China’s growing influence in continent he is trying to court. Ironically Mike Pompeo’s last stop ...

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Nobody Home at National Park Headquarters

Washington, DC February 18, 2020 – The hallways of the National Park Service Headquarters now open onto empty offices or those filled on a temporary basis.  At the same time, a senior official has gone AWOL according to a new complaint filed with the Department of the Interior’s Inspector General (IG) ...

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Andrew Wilkie and George Christensen in London to visit Julian Assange, as Jeremy Corbyn says UK view on extradition is shifting

Andrew Wilkie and George Christensen in London to visit Julian Assange, as Jeremy Corbyn says UK view on extradition is shifting

Updated February 18, 2020 09:59:13 Photo: Andrew Wilkie (left) met with the British Opposition Leader ahead of visiting Julian Assange at Belmarsh Prison. (ABC News: Andrew Greaves) British Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is surprised over what he sees as a shift in the British Government‘s position on Julian ...

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US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on ‘birth tourism’

US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism,” in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can have U.S. citizenship. The regulations, which take effect Friday, address one of President Donald Trump’s main political priorities. The ...

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