Étiquette : bans

Pakistan bans air travel for unvaccinated people

KARACHI: Pakistan has imposed a ban on air travel for people who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19, a move deemed to curb the further spread of the virus, it was reported on Saturday. In its announcement on Friday, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) reportedly said the ban […]

Turkey bans polyethylene plastic imports

Polyethylene plastics are one of the most widely produced plastics in the world. AP Photo ISTANBUL: Turkey has imposed an import ban on ethylene polymer plastic waste as environmental groups sound the alarm on the world’s plastic consumption and lack of effective recycling. In an amendment published in Turkey’s Official […]

EU to ease virus travel bans from July 1, but not to all

BRUSSELS: The European Union on Thursday announced plans to ease a ban on nonessential travel to the continent, with foreign students, non-EU nationals who normally live in Europe and certain highly skilled workers likely to be exempt from the coronavirus restrictions from July 1. After the virus began spreading throughout […]