The government is proposing a pilot scheme starting in November to ask visitors from India, Nigeria, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh to pay a cash bond of £3,000 for a visitor visa that allows them to stay in the UK for up to six months.
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TweetIsrael Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to win re-election on January 22nd. National opinion polls show that Likud and its electoral partnership with the nationalist party Yisrael Beiteinu are in a strong position, and it looks likely they will be able to combine with other right wing parties to form an overall majority. On Tuesday, the […]
After a vicious, long and costly election campaign, world leaders react to President Obama’s re-election.
A young girl, murdered by her parents in an ‘honour killing’, signifies the latest in a series of events representing a violent expression of religious dogma.
Chris Tarquini rounds up the week’s news from around the world, including the latest from the Republican Primary race.
Dominic Browne reports on the confirmation of Osama bin Laden’s death by al-Qaeda and on the future for the jihadi-takfiri trend in general.
Kevin Meagher debates the case for taking Osama bin Laden alive and trying him before the courts.
Former army captain Patrick Bury examines the influence of Bin Laden on international terrorists while alive and the legacy he leaves behind.
There was widespread condemnation today of the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, the Pakistan Minister for Minorities, gunned down in broad daylight in the capital Islamabad.
With questions continuing to be asked over the war in Afghanistan, freelance journalist Daniel Furr asks whether US drone strikes in Waziristan are war crimes.