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Philippines extends travel ban, steps up safeguards over Covid-19 variant

Philippines extends travel ban, steps up safeguards over Covid-19 variant

The Philippines on Friday extended by two weeks a ban on travellers from more than 30 territories and countries where a more transmissible Covid-19 variant has been detected ...

Philippines expands travel ban to limit spread of coronavirus variant

Philippines expands travel ban to limit spread of coronavirus variant

The Philippines will ban travellers from 19 countries and territories until mid-January as a measure to keep out a new variant of the coronavirus, its transport ministry said on Tuesday.

Philippines' Duterte ends overseas travel ban on healthcare workers, minister says

Philippines' Duterte ends overseas travel ban on healthcare workers, minister says

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved ending a ban on deploying the nation's healthcare workers, his labour minister said on Saturday, clearing the way for thousands of nurses to take up jobs overseas.

EU, US clash over 'unilateral' travel ban

EU, US clash over 'unilateral' travel ban

The European Union on Thursday sharply criticised the US decision to restrict travel from most European countries to contain the coronavirus pandemic ...

US Supreme Court backs Trump on travel ban

US Supreme Court backs Trump on travel ban

The 5-4 ruling, with the court's five conservatives in the majority, ends for now a fierce fight in the courts over whether the policy amounted to an unlawful Muslim ban.

Malaysia's scandal-mired Najib hit with travel ban after poll loss

Malaysia's scandal-mired Najib hit with travel ban after poll loss

Malaysia's scandal-ridden former leader Najib Razak was hit with a travel ban Saturday as speculation mounted he was about to flee the country following his shock election loss ...

US Supreme Court appears ready to uphold Trump's travel ban

US Supreme Court appears ready to uphold Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court's conservative majority appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a huge legal victory, signaling on Wednesday it was likely to uphold his contentious travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries.

Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong US ties: court

Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong US ties: court

A US appeals court on Friday said President Donald Trump's hotly contested travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries should not be applied to people with strong US ties.

US top court dismisses Hawaii's challenge to Trump travel ban

US top court dismisses Hawaii's challenge to Trump travel ban

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday formally dropped plans to hear the last remaining challenge to an earlier version of President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries and a ban on refugees

US judge blocks latest Trump travel restrictions

US judge blocks latest Trump travel restrictions

A US judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from eight countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week.

Trump appeals travel ban limits to Supreme Court

Trump appeals travel ban limits to Supreme Court

The San Francisco Appeals Court's decision could pave the way for the entry of some 24,000 already-approved refugees beginning September 12.

US federal court deals blow to Trump travel ban

US federal court deals blow to Trump travel ban

It is the latest twist of the legal wrangling touched off by President Donald Trump's ban, first announced in January with little notice and widely criticised as discriminatory against Muslims.