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Scott Morrison says there’s ‘pretty much zero’ chance of jail time for breaching the India travel ban, in a softening of the government’s stance

Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared to soften the government’s stance on the harsh prison sentences and fines applicable to those who breach Australia’s new travel ban. “I think the likelihood of anything like that occurring is pretty much zero,” Morrison told “Today”. His statement comes as the travel ban, enacted […]
Scott Morrison says there’s ‘pretty much zero’ chance of jail time for breaching the India travel ban, in a softening of the government’s stance
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House passes bill to reverse Trump’s controversial travel ban from Muslim-majority countries

The House passed a bill on Wednesday aimed at reversing President Donald Trump’s travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries. Deemed the “NO BAN Act,” the legislation would impose limitations on the president’s authority to suspend the entry of certain travellers and prohibit religious discrimination on immigration-related decisions. Trump sparked intense […]
House passes bill to reverse Trump’s controversial travel ban from Muslim-majority countries
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Just 2,250 international travellers arrived in Australia during April thanks to the coronavirus travel ban. Here’s where they came from.

Australia might be shut by and large but 2,250 international visitors still arrived in April. The largest contingents were from New Zealand, the US, Britain and Germany. Meanwhile, more than 17,000 Australians returned from short trips in April, with the largest number coming back from India. Visit Business Insider Australia’s […]
Just 2,250 international travellers arrived in Australia during April thanks to the coronavirus travel ban. Here’s where they came from.
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Greece is banning non-residents from flocking to their second homes on local islands in a desperate bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Disregarding Greece’s calls for residents to stay home and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, many flocked to local islands. Fearing the islands’ lack of resources to deal with contagion, authorities banned all visitors from travelling to the islands by ferry on Saturday. Greece later instituted a nationwide lockdown effective […]
Greece is banning non-residents from flocking to their second homes on local islands in a desperate bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
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Throngs of travellers arriving back in the US are jam-packed in airports after Trump’s coronavirus travel ban

Throngs of passengers crowded major US airports Saturday evening after the onset of President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions on people arriving from Europe amid a coronavirus pandemic. Travellers and media outlets shared photos and videos of packed terminals at O’Hare airport in Chicago, Washington-Dulles in Virginia, and Dallas/Fort Worth airport […]
Throngs of travellers arriving back in the US are jam-packed in airports after Trump’s coronavirus travel ban
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The US extends European travel ban to UK and Ireland to contain coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence announced that the US was suspending travel from the United Kingdom and Ireland in an effort to address the coronavirus outbreak. Pence said at a Saturday press conference that the restrictions would take effect at midnight, March 13. Americans and legal residents would still be allowed […]
The US extends European travel ban to UK and Ireland to contain coronavirus