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Bangladesh is scheduled to hold general elections by January 2024 and the US says it wants them to be free of electoral manipulation and misconduct.
It marks the latest step in China reopening its borders for foreigners after three years of COVID restrictions. Visa-free entry will be resumed for foreigners from Hong Kong and Macao, and ASEAN nations.
Because of climate change, we need new food crops that can withstand heat and drought and increase yields. Conventional propagating methods are lengthy and expensive. The CRISPR gene scissors promise rapid success. But is the process safe?
6 Oct 2022
Ethiopia has announced that it has stopped issuing visas on arrival to travelers from Nigeria with immediate effect. Travelers from 41 other countries, mostly from Africa, will also be affected by the new directive.
29 Jul 2022
The United Arab Emirates has placed a ban on the issuance of visas to Nigerians after cult clashes between rival groups in Sharjah. This is coming days after a video surfaced on social media showing a group of men with machetes were yelling in an apartment parking lot, chasing one another, and damaging public properties.
29 May 2022
The Biden administration has announced the easing of curbs imposed by Donald Trump on travel to Cuba and on remittances that immigrants can send to people on the island.
2 Mar 2022
More than 1,000 Afghan refugees living in Albania are waiting for the United States to approve their asylum applications. Many fear that they might be stuck there — and their dreams of a life in the US are fading.
14 Jan 2022
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation once again after Australia's immigration minister used his powers to tear up Djokovic's visa. The player could still dispute the decision in court.
9 Jan 2022
World tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic isn't alone in having his visa canceled after arriving for the Australian Open.
4 Sep 2021
The front page may have gone digital these days, but photography has lost none of its power in telling the larger story when it comes to headline news. The Visa pour l'Image festival in Perpignan celebrates the very best of international photojournalism and, in doing so, shines a light on the human struggles and environmental challenges of our time.
29 May 2021
The United States has announced restrictions on economic and security assistance provided to Ethiopia over fighting in Tigray. Visas will also not be issued to those thought responsible for the crisis.
30 Apr 2021
The move comes after President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to limit the number of Russians employed at embassies of countries deemed to be "unfriendly."