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World 23 Jul 2019 | 6:23 PM

India's top court allows a month longer for citizens' list in Assam state

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the deadline for the publication of a citizenship list for the eastern Assam state by a month to Aug. 31, the chief justice said, after the government asked for more time to detect illegal immigrants.

Nation 24 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

NRD lodges police report against blogger

PUTRAJAYA: The National Regis­tration Department (NRD) has lodged a police report against a blogger for accusing it of handing out citizenships to illegals.

Other Sport 25 Jul 2019 | 2:19 AM

Venezuelan baseball players go to bat for Peru in Pan American Games

LIMA (Reuters) - Venezuela's baseball team will not compete in the Pan American Games beginning this week, but some athletes who have escaped the country's economic collapse will play for their adopted home of Peru, host to the 18th edition of the regional multi-nation event that precedes the Olympics.

Nation 25 Jul 2019 | 6:56 AM

Suspecting backdoor applications for citizenship, PAS demands probe

PETALING JAYA: PAS is demanding full investigations into the possibility that there are "backdoor" applications for citizenship for migrants in Sarawak with the support of DAP leaders.

Nation 25 Jul 2019 | 11:26 AM

Federal Court allows appeal over decision declaring DAP rep's disqualification as unlawful

KUCHING: The Federal Court has granted leave to the Sarawak Speaker, state legislative assembly and Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh to appeal against the decision that the state legislature's disqualification of DAP's Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon was unlawful

Nation 26 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

S’wak state assembly gets leave to appeal court’s decision

KUCHING: The Federal Court has granted the Sarawak state legislative assembly’s application for leave to appeal against the decision of the High Court and the Court of Appeal on the disqualification of Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon due to his dual citizenship.

World 26 Jul 2019 | 12:20 AM

Mogadishu mayor, once a London councillor, wounded in a blast

MOGADISHU/NAIROBI (Reuters) - The mayor of Mogadishu had fled Somalia for Britain as a refugee and earned a master's degree, citizenship and years of experience as a councillor in London before deciding to return home to help rebuild his war-torn country.

World 26 Jul 2019 | 3:49 PM

Wrongful detentions, judges' quotas in the search for illegals in India's Assam

BISHNUPUR, India (Reuters) - Three years ago, police in India's northeastern state of Assam were looking for a woman named Madhumala Das, who had been declared an illegal immigrant by a local tribunal.

World 27 Jul 2019 | 4:11 PM

Irish PM says hard Brexit would raise issue of Irish unification

GLENTIES, Ireland (Reuters) - The question of the unification of Ireland and British-ruled Northern Ireland will inevitably arise if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal on Oct. 31, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.

World 28 Jul 2019 | 9:07 PM

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition

DHAKA (Reuters) - Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognised as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation talks started.