The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in a statement on Tuesday welcomed a recent move by Iranian government’s amendment of a law allowing children born to Iranian women and non-Iranian fathers to acquire Iranian nationality, regardless of whether they are born on Iranian territory.
Hong Kong's leader invoked colonial-era emergency powers Friday to ban protesters wearing face masks, but the move aimed at quelling months of unrest sparked immediate fresh rallies and vows to defy the new law.
China is fast-tracking a foreign investment law at an unprecedented pace to meet Washington's demands on trade, but businesses fear that time to review and raise objections on a crucial piece of legislation has been cut short.
The United States labels any media that is not in line with its own ideas as a propaganda outlet, says a commentator, adding that Washington’s treatment of Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi in order to pressure Iran is against the law.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has proven that it does not respect the rule of law by rejecting an international court ruling against American sanctions on Iran, withdrawing from another international treaty with Iran, says an American scholar and political analyst.
Germany’s coalition parties agreed on a new immigration law on Tuesday to attract more skilled workers from countries outside the European Union (EU), in a politically risky push to fill a record number of job vacancies and stabilize the public pension system.