Lithuania Updates List of COVID-19 Highly Affected Countries – Obliges Carriers to Self-Isolate - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

by schengenvisainfo 02/22/2021

Lithuania had updated its list of highly affected world countries, including those in the European Union, by marking Albania, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Republic of Seychelles and Slovakia, as countries where the risk to get infected has increased. This means arrivals from these countries will be subject to stricter entry measures upon arrival in […]


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Malaysian opposition lawmakers and international human rights groups are demanding the government explain why it deported more than 1,000 Myanmar migrants in violation of a court order prohibiting the action. The High Court in Kuala Lumpur ordered a stay Wednesday on the planned repatriation of 1,200 Myanmar nationals pending an appeal filed by Amnesty International and local human rights group Asylum Access, which said refugees and asylum seekers were among the nationals. But immigration officials announced hours later that 1,086 of the nationals had been sent back aboard three Myanmar naval

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Malaysia has deported over 1,000 people back to Myanmar, directly going against an earlier court order to halt the process. Meanwhile, in Greece, doctors and health care workers protested the “suffocating” conditions at hospitals amid the pandemic. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee joins CBSN AM to discuss these stories and more international news headlines.

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Video obtained by Reuters shows protesters, some with signs, riding on seven elephants ahead of other demonstrators who were marching and on motorcycles.It comes as Myanmar's military-appointed foreign minister flew into Thailand on Wednesday, a Thai government source said, as Myanmar's neighbors intensified efforts to resolve a crisis that began when its army seized power in the Feb. 1 coup.This week has seen huge rallies and a general strike to denounce the coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, despite a warning from authorities that confrontation could get people killed.