UK to cut student visas by half: Report

The UK government is finalising plans to cut annual student visa figures by nearly half, from the current 300,000 to 170,000, a media report said on Monday amid a sharp fall in students coming to the country from outside Europe including India. Some university chiefs are also warning that many[Read More…]

Pakistan raises ‘Indian hostility’ with US senators

Pakistan on Friday said that Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi briefed the leadership of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on “negative implications” for peace in South Asia because of “Indian hostility and belligerence”. Fatemi met committee chairman and senator Bob Corker and[Read More…]

EU ‘extremely troubled’ by China’s human rights violation

Chinese human rights situation has ‘extremely troubled’ the European Union, which on Friday has called for the immediate release of wrongly detained individuals, reported Reuters. “During the past year, we have been extremely troubled about the deterioration of the situation with respect to freedom of expression and association,” it said[Read More…]

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