VIENNA: Austria will no longer allow asylum seekers to take up apprenticeship opportunities while their claims are being assessed, a policy reversal by the country's anti-immigration government criticised by the opposition. The…
JAKARTA: Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the US secretary of state and summon Washington’s deputy ambassador in Jakarta to explain why the head of its military was denied entry to the United States, Indonesian officials said…
OTTAWA: Canada has barred a former officer of Indian Central Reserve Police Force from entering the country on grounds of human rights abuse (in the India-held Kashmir). Tejinder Singh Dhillon, who retired with the rank of inspector…
LOS ANGELES: Poultry workers in the United States are routinely denied bathroom breaks to the point of being forced to wear diapers while on the production line, a new report claims.
BANNU: Thousands of women displaced by fighting in Pakistan are struggling to get food and other aid because they lack identity cards and conservative elders have forbidden them from going to distribution centres.