Please contact your embassy in Germany as soon as possible. In principle, it should be possible to leave Germany and re-enter your home country — provided you are not in quarantine or actively infected. How you can leave the country and who will cover the costs depends on your booking conditions. Ask the tour operator or airline whether and when a return is possible and who will cover the potential costs. As a precaution, make sure you have a financial buffer before departure if additional costs are incurred. Because if the building, city or region where you are staying in Germany is placed under quarantine, you will have to remain there until the authorities allow you to leave the area again. … [Read more...] about Traveling to Germany: Coronavirus restrictions — questions and answers
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Legal and official limboIt's clear that in some cases there may have to be an arrangement involving third parties, if Turkey expels foreigners whose home countries will not take them back or if the individuals do not want to return to those countries. … [Read more...] about Islamic State: What happens to those expelled by Turkey?
Exclusive rolls of film: From Omaha Beach to editors in New York It wasn't just important that the 30-year-old photographer survive the D-Day mission; he also had to meet his editorial deadline. The rolls of film had to be transported from the French coast across the English Channel to London, where they would be developed. The military censor had to give the okay and then an airplane at the ready would fly the negatives across the Atlantic to the New York offices of Life, the magazine where Capa worked. Texts would also be written to accompany the images. Meanwhile, the photographer stayed behind with the advancing Allied troops. … [Read more...] about WWII photographer Robert Capa: Debunking the myth
Football Federation Australia holds much less international power, but was equally criticised for its muted efforts. Top executives actually met with Sheikh Salman the day after Al-Araibi was arrested, but say they didn’t know at the time. It would be another six weeks before the executives would get in the room with him again – on the sidelines of the Asian Cup – and pass on Australia’s wish to see Al-Araibi freed. … [Read more...] about He’s free, but who’s to blame for Hakeem al-Araibi’s ordeal?
View from Athens When asked to ponder the prospect of Brexit, the fate of European currencies was the first thing that came to Pavlos Kannelopoulos’s mind. “Italy was better off when it had the lira, France was better off with the franc, Spain was better off with the peseta, Germany was better off with the deutsche mark,” says the jeweller tapping his forefinger to make the point on the doorstep of his downtown store. “And us! We were much better off when we had the drachma. The English, they’re clever. They kept their currency, so why stay in this so-called union at all?” … [Read more...] about How Europeans see a vote for Brexit