Germany mulls stripping citizenship in terror crackdown

Germany mulls stripping citizenship in terror crackdown

Germany’s interior minister has proposed tough new security measures including deporting foreigners and revoking citizenship after two attacks claimed by the Islamic state group. At a press conference on Thursday Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière outlined plans to beef up federal security forces, make the promotion of terrorism a crime and strip German citizenship from […]

Bahrain strips top Shiite cleric of citizenship, sparking outrage

Bahrain strips top Shiite cleric of citizenship, sparking outrage

Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of the spiritual leader of the kingdom’s Shi’ite Muslim majority, state news agency reported on Monday, prompting protests outside his home and a sharp rebuke from an Iranian paramilitary chief. The move against Ayatollah Isa Qassim comes less than a week after a court ordered Bahrain’s main opposition al-Wefaq group […]

Karachi at standstill after Altaf Hussain’s arrest

Karachi at standstill after Altaf Hussain’s arrest

KARACHI (Yes Desk) – The routine life remained at standstill in the port city on Wednesday after the arrest of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain in London. To express solidarity with Altaf Hussain, thousands of party workers staged a sit-in calling for his release. About 4,000 people had reached the Numaish Chowrangi intersection […]