President Trump's order will lift the restrictions he imposed early last year in response to the pandemic. Until Biden acts, the order ends restrictions the same day that new test requirements take effect for all international visitors.
France insists the blockade was based on scientific concerns and not politics, though it came amid tense talks between Britain and the EU on a post-Brexit trade deal.
A Peruvian judge banned ousted president Martin Vizcarra from leaving the country days after his dismissal by Congress as the country's political crisis continues.
Foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg agreed in principle to sanctions proposals for Russia over poisoning of opposition leader Alexey Navalny as well as against Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko for alleged rigging in August elections.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 5.5 million people, with over 346,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 25:
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The US president has targeted the global organisation for its perceived bias towards China.
The strict social distancing measures, including a near 11-week travel ban, appear to have paid off, and life is slowly getting back to normal in Wuhan, even as the virus devastates Europe and the US.
The world does not have time to waste on conspiracy theories and the political blame game.
US President Donald Trump's sweeping travel ban drew an angry response from EU chiefs Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel who rebuked his "unilateral action" and called for cooperation to fight the pandemic.
US President Donald Trump’s Europe travel ban announced sent all three major US stock indexes into a tailspin, slamming the book on the longest-running US bull market on record.
The peace process is going through its most intricate phase as Afghan leaders from all sides struggle to find common ground.
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