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Travel writers reveal their best trips of the year, plus where they want to go in 2023

Sarah Pollok in the Galapagos Islands with a Giant Tortoise. Photo / Supplement As we reach our penultimate Tuesday Travel magazine of the year, it’s a good time to look back on the year that was. Our borders might have opened only in March but the Herald Travel team certainly made up for lost time, …

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The EU is privatizing its migrant rescue work — by default – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The EU has outsourced a big chunk of its migration policy to a fleet of privately run boats searching the Mediterranean waters for asylum seekers in crisis. In recent weeks, these boats — run by a variety of NGOs not directly controlled by any …

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Shut the door on Russian tourists – POLITICO

Dmytro Kuleba is Ukraine’s foreign minister. Since Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy suggested banning Russian tourists from traveling to Europe and beyond about a week ago, the idea has gained momentum within the European Union, while also causing heated debate. Simply put, Russian tourists, businesspeople and students should be banned from traveling to the EU and …

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Anger and anxiety stalk EU’s monkeypox vaccine lottery – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe has a case of collective public health amnesia. The COVID-19 pandemic witnessed vaccine nationalism, contradictory official guidance and marginalized groups forced to advocate for themselves; while the early days of the HIV crisis were marred by virulent homophobia, stigmatization, and unequal access to treatments. Now, with 16,500 …

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