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Thursday, 9 July 2020 23:31 WIB

Australia is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in response to the new national security law imposed on the city by China. In announcing the move Thursday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Canberra will extend temporary visas for an additional five years for the 10,000 Hong Kong citizens currently studying and working in Australia, and allow them to apply for permanent residency after that time. Morrison also said the government will begin efforts to encourage businesses operating in Hong Kong to relocate to Australia in light of the new security law. ''Australia has...

State by State: Where US Immigrants Come From
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 23:45 WIB | Global

More than a million new immigrants arrive in the United States each year and the biggest share of these newcomers comes from India. In 2010, Asian immigrants began to overtake the number of Hispanic immigrants arriving in the U.S. annually. The number of people arriving from Latin America declined sharply after the start of the Great Recession in early 2008. In 2017, 126,000 people came to the U.S. from India. After India, the most immigrants came from Mexico (124,000), China (121,000) and Cuba (41,000). Asians are now expected to become the largest immigrant group in the country by 2055,...

Iran Releases Lebanese Businessman Jailed on Spy Charges
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 17:28 WIB | Global

Iran has released a Lebanese businessman who had been detained since 2015 on charges of spying for the United States. Nizar Zakka, who also has U.S. residency, was released Tuesday and flown to Beirut, according to Iran's judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili. Zakka was sentenced to 10 years in prison and hit with fine of more than $4 million "for collaborating against the state" of Iran.  Zakka also denied reports that his release was part of a wider deal but suggested that it had helped avert further escalation in the region. "The initiative, from beginning to end, was born in...

Trump: There Is a Mysterious Section In The Agreement With Mexico
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 11:27 WIB | Global

President Trump waved a White House page compilation paper on Tuesday (11/6), and welcomed, agreed to what he had achieved with Mexico. "I will let Mexico announce it at the right time," Trump told reporters. "I just hold on to my words, here is agreement." Previously on Twitter, Trump said, "The most important part of the agreement with Mexico has not been revealed!" But on Monday, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard waved a piece of paper which was included and already mentioned earlier, including the deployment of 6,000 troops to the border with Guatemala to prevent a flood of...

US Voices Concerns Over Erosion of Hong Kong's Autonomy From China
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 23:49 WIB | Global

U.S. officials and lawmakers are voicing grave concerns over the erosion of Hong Kong's autonomy from China, a day after one of the city's largest protests since its handover from British to Chinese control in 1997. Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest a proposed extradition law that would permit Chinese authorities to request the extradition of individuals to mainland China. "The United States shares the concern of many in Hong Kong that the lack of procedural protections in the proposed amendments could undermine Hong Kong's autonomy and negatively...

France, Germany Remember Nazi Massacre in French Village
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 18:03 WIB | Global

The French village of Oradour-sur-Glane looks the same today as it did 75 years ago -- when Nazi troops entered the village, forced 642 residents into buildings and burned them to the ground. Anyone trying to escape was machine gunned to death. French wartime leader-turned President Charles de Gaulle passed down orders that the village never be touched so the world could see another example of Nazi brutality. French and German officials stood among the ruined buildings and rusted, burned-out cars to remember the Oradour-sur-Glane massacre, 75 years ago Monday. The massacre took place just...

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