Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Tag Archives: Citizenship

Indian citizenship list leaves 1.9m people stateless

ASSAM: India has published the final version of a list which effectively strips about 1.9 million people in the north-eastern state of Assam of their citizenship. The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a list of people who can prove they came to the state by 24 March 1971, the ...

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Indians furious with Rakhi Sawant for posing with Pakistani flag

BOLLYWOOD’s controversy queen Rakhi Sawant has been facing severe flak from Indians as she posed with Pakistani flag while shooting for an item song. She shared some BTS pictures on her Instagram that attracted the attention of Indian trolls, who tore her apart for choosing to pose with the flag ...

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Egypt to offer citizenship to foreigners for $400,000 deposit

CAIRO: Egypt is offering citizenship to foreigners who deposit at least 7 million Egyptian pounds ($392,000) and then hand it over to the Treasury after five years, an amendment passed by parliament on Monday said. Egypt has been looking to boost its finances and draw back foreign investment that fled ...

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Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

QUITO: Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after more than five years of living in asylum at the nation’s embassy in London, officials announced. Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said officials accepted Assange’s request for naturalization in December, and they continue to look for a long-term resolution ...

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Prince Harry makes first visit to Northern Ireland

LONDON: Prince Harry will make his first visit to Northern Ireland on Thursday, where he will learn about peace building efforts with the Republic and the work of the emergency services. The Prince will officially open Northern Ireland Ambulance Service’s new £5.6 million station, which combines Ballymena Ambulance Station and ...

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