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EU mulls vaccination passports to resurrect tourism after COVID-19



European Union leaders will agree on Thursday to work on certificates of vaccination for EU citizens who have had an anti-COVID shot, with southern EU countries that depend heavily on tourism desperate to rescue this summer’s holiday season.

 

Lockdowns to slow the pandemic caused the deepest ever economic recession in the 27-nation bloc last year, hitting the south of the EU, where economies are often much more dependent on visitors, disproportionately hard.

 

With the rollout of vaccines against COVID-19 now gathering pace, some governments, like those of Greece and Spain, are pushing for a quick adoption of an EU-wide certificate for those already inoculated so that people can travel again.

 

However, other countrie...
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Germany: A Kurdish refugee gets killed by another Arab refugee


The Summit Foundation in Kurdistan Region announced on Wednesday that a Kurdish refugee got killed by another Arab refugee in one of the camps in Germany.

 

In a statement, the...


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Will new US administration change its policy towards Syrian Kurds?


Joe Biden, the most pro-Kurdish U.S. politician, had won during last years election in the U.S. and one of the primary things he did was announcing the appointment of Brett Mcgurk, former US repres...


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