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  • Afghan soldier returns home after appendix surgery

    KHAR: An Afghan National Army soldier, who had been under treatment at a Pakistani security post here for last several days after appendix surgery, has been handed over to his colleagues...

    Officials said the soldier was taken to a security post in Ghakhi area of Mamond tehsil a few days ago on humanitarian basis after he complained of appendix pain during duty across the border in Kunar province...

  • Zardari urges US to look beyond 'checklist of requirements' for cooperation with Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: As ties between Pakistan and the United States (US) come under stress in the wake of a fallout over funding for F-16 fighter jets, former president and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday called on the US to assure Pakistan of commitment to its security needs...

    Zardari urged the US to "look beyond its checklist of requirements for cooperation on our security needs and instead think strategically about how it can...

  • Checklist prepared as Sindh govt, ride-hailing firms may clinch deal on route permits

    KARACHI: As the ride-hailing services and the Sindh government come close to resolving issues of route permits, the provincial authorities have prepared a checklist for the companies to address security of the people using them after they “received a few complaints of crime-related activities being executed through these vehicles”, said a top official on Monday...

    “We have prepared a checklist for the companies [ride-hailing services]...

  • A handy checklist of fascism

    WHILE India’s communists may be grudgingly opening up to the probability, if they ever do, that fascism is knocking hard on India’s doors, a first-time woman MP from West Bengal’s Trinamool Congress — the left’s hyper bête noir — took the Lok Sabha by storm recently with her recounting of the stark warning signs of the menace stalking the country...

    Defiantly, Mahua Moitra pushed back hecklers from the treasury benches to raise the alert
  • California challenges Trump's end to young immigrant programme

    California sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a programme that gives protection from deportation to young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children or by parents who overstayed visas...

    The lawsuit's legal arguments largely mirror those already filed in a lawsuit last week by 15 other states and the District of Columbia
  • US missions in Turkey halt all non-immigrant visa services

    ANKARA: US consulates in Turkey indefinitely halted all non-immigrant visa services on Sunday, the American embassy said, after one of the mission’s Turkish staffers was arrested in the latest dispute between the Nato allies...

    In order to minimise the number of visitors while the assessment is carried out, “effective immediately we have suspended all non-immigrant visa services at all US diplomatic facilities in Turkey,” it said... ...

  • Zuma calls for calm as anti-immigrant violence spreads in S. Africa

    CAPE TOWN: South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appealed for calm as a wave of anti-immigrant violence spread to Johannesburg, raising fears the country’s economic woes could spark widespread unrest...

    Police in the Actonville area of Johannesburg used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse hundreds of anti-immigrant protesters on Thursday, while foreign-owned shops in the Jeppestown area of the city were attacked...

  • S. Africa vows steps to curb anti-immigrant attacks

    PRETORIA: South Africa on Sunday vowed to hunt down those behind a wave of attacks targeting immigrants, saying 307 people had been arrested over violence that has left at least seven people dead...

    The government stepped up its response to unrest in Johannesburg and the eastern coastal city of Durban, with Home Minister Malusi Gigaba resolving to end “all acts that seek to plunge our country into anarchy”
  • Hundreds leave S. Africa after anti-immigrant violence

    South Africa’s anti-immigrant attacks, in which seven people have been killed this month, have angered many across the continent...

    The event will be postponed so South Africa can mourn the victims of the anti-immigrant violence, including three South Africans and four foreigners, it said...

  • Medical students in limbo as US immigrant programme ends

    But the 26-year-old Mexican immigrant's goal is now trapped in the debate over a programme protecting hundreds of thousands of immigrants like her from deportation...

    Medical school administrators say the immigrant students stand out even among their accomplished peers: They're often bilingual and bi-cultural, have overcome adversity and are more likely to work with under-served populations or rural areas...

  • Muslim Londoners jubilant as son of Pakistani immigrant elected London mayor

    LONDON: At the Lahore Karahi restaurant in south London, customers and staff celebrated Friday as it became clear the capital was to have its first Muslim mayor, shouting out in Urdu, “Sadiq Khan Zinda Baad!” (Long live Sadiq Khan!)A favourite haunt of the Khan family, the restaurant in the south London district of Tooting — where the 45-year-old son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver is the local MP — buzzed with excitement... ...

  • US plans fresh wave of immigrant deportation raids

    WASHINGTON: US immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Central American mothers and children found to have entered the country illegally, according to sources and an internal document...

    The operation would likely be the largest deportation sweep targeting immigrant families by the administration of President Barack Obama this year after a similar drive over two days in...

  • Anti-immigrant hate crime surges in parts of UK that voted to leave EU after Brexit

    Police data in the United Kingdom shows a sharp increase in hate crimes in Britain's most 'Eurosceptic' areas following the Brexit vote earlier this year, The Independent reported...

    In areas where voters opted to 'Leave' the European Union, data shows consistent doubling and tripling of hate crime which surpasses the average nationwide increase of 57 per cent in hate crimes reported by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC)...
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