Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022



Top Hong Kong activist seeks asylum in the UK

December 22, 2020 5:46 pm

Nathan Law, a pro-democracy protest leader, says he is seeking protection in Britain after quitting Hong Kong over a national security law that has seen two other activists jailed.

Is Trump’s America tougher on asylum than other western countries?

September 15, 2019 9:22 am

Under President Donald Trump’s plan, migrants cannot apply for asylum unless they have already tried — and failed — to receive it in one of the countries they passed through on their way to the United States.

Trump pledges asylum crackdown, tent cities; is it legal?

November 02, 2018 8:52 am

Trump also tweeted a video Wednesday alleging, without evidence, that Democrats were responsible for allowing a homicidal immigrant into the U.S.

2,100 Indians granted asylum in the US between 2012-14

May 11, 2016 5:47 pm

V K Singh said that 425 Indians were given asylum in 2012, 1,042 in the year 2013 and a total of 716 Indian nationals were granted it in 2014.

Standoff ends at Australian immigration detention camp

November 10, 2015 5:30 pm

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said officers used tear gas to subdue the detainees, but declined to elaborate on what other tactics police used to quell the unrest.

Russia likely to prolong asylum for fugitive Snowden - Interfax

July 11, 2014 1:49 pm

Edward Snowden fled to Russia after leaking details of secret state surveillance programmes.

FBI arrests suspected Babbar Khalsa militant in US

December 20, 2013 1:07 am

FBI alleged that the object of the conspiracy was to advance the goals of BKI and KZF by raising money and obtaining weapons.

Briefly World: Won’t give up Snowden: Putin

September 05, 2013 12:57 am

Edward Snowden,who received asylum in Russia,is a “strange guy” who condemned himself to a difficult fate.

Edward Snowden could leave Moscow airport soon

July 24, 2013 8:02 pm

Snowden's lawyer,Anatoly Kucherena,declined to comment as he arrived at the airport.