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The European Union allows some fortified tourists
American tourists who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 He will be able to visit the European Union countries starting this summer. The head of the bloc’s executive said in an interview with The Times.
The rapid pace of vaccination in the United States, and advanced talks between authorities there and those in the European Union, will enable the European Commission to recommend a change in policy that could bring recreational travel back across the Atlantic.
“All 27 Member States will accept, unconditionally, all those vaccinated with approved vaccines. [the European Medical Agency]Said Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission. This includes all three vaccines used in the United States
what do you know: Ms. von der Leyen did not provide a timetable, but such a high-level statement is important. Iceland, Greece and Croatia have already taken steps to allow entry of vaccinated summer tourists.
Context: Diplomats from countries dependent on tourism argue that using low case numbers as a threshold for travel is outdated due to the speed of vaccine campaigns in the United States, Britain and other countries.
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With Navalny in prison, his movement is being suppressed by Russia
Prosecutors in the government of President Vladimir Putin Order an immediate halt to all public activities By the political groups led by Alexei Navalny, one of the most radical and direct actions against the opposition in recent memory.
The order bans NGOs headed by Mr. Navalny from posting information on the Internet, calling any public protests or holding referendums. Previously, Mr Navalny had been targeted on pretexts, but Monday’s order outright bans what is commonly seen as political activities. Officials said the activities were illegal because they were “extremist” in nature.
details: The Mr. Navalny Foundation was started 10 years ago, and since then it has targeted senior Russian officials to uncover corruption, According to the Associated Press. Mr. Navalny also established a network of political offices in dozens of Russian regions where he was campaigning against Mr. Putin.
details: India’s Ministry of Health reported nearly 353,000 new cases and 2,812 deaths on Monday. It records more than a third of all new global cases every day, as the world average for seven days It exceeds the last global peak In January.
Economic effects: Garment workers in India’s luxury fashion industry have very little work now. Her commands It disappeared during the epidemic.
After the economic collapse in Venezuela, criminals and rebels took advantage of the nation’s disintegration to create their own small states. Our Reporters They went to one of the areas under their control.
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Hostility between Apple and Facebook
Jack Nicas I spoke to the OnTech newsletter About a feud between the two tech giants.
There is a new iPhone feature. What does it do, and why is Facebook so angry with it?
With th Latest iPhone software update, Companies and advertisers should request express permission to track people from one app to another.
Many app companies, including Facebook, expected a large number of people would say no. This means that companies that depend on serving ads online may have less data to fine-tune ads.
Who is right: Apple or Facebook?
Facebook is right that billions of people gained access to social networks, email, news and entertainment because ads pay for them. The company’s message is that this system needs data about us to advertise efficiently and effectively. And Apple is correct that digital advertisements largely operate without people’s real consent or knowledge.
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