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World - International
2/17/2022 10:05:03 PM
Hundreds of truckers clogging the streets of Ottawa in a protest against the country's COVID-19 restrictions braced for a possible police crackdown Thursday, nearly three weeks into the siege that has shaken Canada's reputation for civility and rule-following.

World - International
2/16/2022 8:40:40 PM
Germany's leaders on Wednesday announced plans to end most of the country's coronavirus restrictions by March 20, a decision that coincided with moves by neighbouring Austria and Switzerland to drop many of their curbs sooner.

World - International
2/16/2022 7:32:34 PM
Ottawa police trying to break the nearly three-week siege of the capital by truckers protesting Canada's COVID-19 restrictions began handing out leaflets Wednesday warning drivers to leave immediately or risk arrest.

World - Africa
2/15/2022 1:21:18 PM
Ethiopia's parliament on Tuesday lifted a state of emergency imposed last November when Tigrayan rebels threatened to advance on the capital, the foreign ministry said, easing restrictions earlier than expected.

World - International
2/14/2022 11:05:01 PM
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has decided to invoke emergency powers across all of Canada to quell the protests by demonstrators who have paralyzed Ottawa and blocked border crossings in anger over the country's COVID-19 restrictions, a senior government official said Monday.

World - International
2/14/2022 10:25:01 AM
A major US-Canada border crossing reopened late Sunday almost a week after it was forced shut by truck driver-led protests against coronavirus restrictions, prompting police to quell the demonstration with a series of arrests.

World - International
2/13/2022 9:34:51 PM
Police moved in to clear and arrest the remaining protesters near the busiest U.S.-Canadian border crossing on Sunday, ending a demonstration against COVID-19 restrictions that has hurt the economy of both nations even as they held back from a crackdown on a larger protest in the capital, Ottawa.

World - International
2/12/2022 6:24:41 PM
For five days, a blockade of pickups, cars and a handful of commercial trucks has choked off traffic at the Ambassador Bridge, the busiest border crossing between Canada and the United States. There are blockades at two other crossings as well. And for two weeks, downtown streets in Canada's capital have been snarled by a convoy of semis and other vehicles as protesters rail against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

World - International
2/11/2022 4:25:41 PM
Protesters angry over pandemic restrictions drove toward Paris in scattered convoys of camper vans, cars and trucks Friday in an effort to blockade the French capital, despite a police ban.

World - International
2/9/2022 10:38:07 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that laws requiring people in England with COVID-19 to self-isolate could be lifted by the end of the month, bringing an end to all domestic coronavirus restrictions.

World - International
2/9/2022 12:24:04 PM
Sweden has halted wide-scale testing for COVID-19 even among people showing symptoms of an infection, putting an end to the mobile city-square tent sites, drive-in swab centers and home-delivered tests that became ubiquitous during the pandemic and provided essential data for tracking its spread.

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/8/2022 4:21:47 PM

World - International
2/6/2022 4:14:17 PM
More demonstrators poured onto the streets of Ottawa and other Canadian cities on Saturday demanding an end to Covid vaccine mandates, as protests against pandemic restrictions entered their second week.

Egypt - Tourism
2/4/2022 9:53:10 PM
EgyptAir announced on Friday new instructions to travellers to Saudi Arabia, including the need to obtain a pre-departure coronavirus test taken within 48 hours, in accordance with the kingdom 's new travel restrictions issued on Thursday.

World - International
2/2/2022 1:38:43 PM
France on Wednesday loosened several of the restrictions imposed to curb the latest Covid surge, with authorities hoping a recent decline in daily cases will soon ease pressure on overburdened hospitals.

World - International
2/2/2022 1:34:46 PM
Late-night disco partying. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Mask-free bearing of faces in public, especially in Europe and North America.

World - International
1/29/2022 5:29:21 PM
Austria plans to loosen coronavirus restrictions in February, government officials announced Saturday.

Egypt - Society
1/27/2022 3:39:12 PM
The 53rd edition of the annual Cairo International Book Fair saw a high turnout as it opened doors to the public on Thursday morning at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre in New Cairo’s Fifth Settlement district amid tight coronavirus restrictions.

World - International
1/23/2022 6:46:10 PM
Police fired water cannons and thick clouds of tear gas in Brussels on Sunday to disperse demonstrators protesting against COVID-19 vaccinations and restrictions that aim to curb the fast-spreading omicron variant.

World - Region
1/22/2022 12:11:20 PM
The first commercial airline flights in one month took off Saturday from Xi'an in western China as the government eased travel curbs imposed after a coronavirus outbreak ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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