Upper caste people are foreigners: Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi

Stirring yet another controversy, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has termed upper caste people as "foreigners and descendants of Aryan race", a remark for which the BJP has slammed him for "stoking caste tension" in the state.

North Korea orders Ebola quarantine on all foreigners

North Korea has announced it intends to quarantine all foreigners entering the country for 21 days, no matter what their country of origin, as a measure against the spread of the Ebola virus.

Lanka restricts foreigners' entry to former Northern war zone

Sri Lanka on Wednesday barred foreigners from visiting its former war zone in the Tamil-majority northern province without prior approval, citing national security concerns amid reports of attempts to revive the LTTE.

Sri Lanka bars foreigners from former war zone

Sri Lanka's military has banned foreigners from traveling to the island's former war zone during a visit there by President Mahinda Rajapakse, officials and diplomatic sources said on Sunday.

Sri Lanka bars foreigners from former war zone

 Sri Lanka`s military has banned foreigners from travelling to the island`s former war zone during a visit there by President Mahinda Rajapakse, officials and diplomatic sources said Sunday.

FC Goa gets perfect start as they beat Sesa Goa 3-0
FC Goa gets perfect start as they beat Sesa Goa 3-0

FC Goa made the perfect start in their first friendly match of the pre-season ahead of the Indian Super League, as they scored a comfortable 3-0 win over Sesa Academy at the Tilak Stadium here on Sunday.

China's top judge says foreigners to be allowed into Chinese courts

China`s top judge has said that foreigners will be regularly allowed into courts to listen to cases, state media reported on Thursday, as the government embarks on legal reform at a time of public discontent over many perceived miscarriages of justice.

Saudi bans brides from 4 countries: newspaper

Saudi men have been banned from marrying women from three Asian and one African country as the Gulf state toughens the rules restricting marriage with foreigners, a local daily said.

`India is one country foreigners want to visit`

Ukranian ballroom dance expert Maksim Chmerkovskiy is on his maiden visit to the country as the first international judge of reality TV show `Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa`. He believes India`s "exotic appeal" and the "positivity" of its people attracts foreigners, and he is sure he`ll take back "a lot" upon his return.

Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia

Guest workers and expatriates are increasingly the target of "xenophobic" attacks on social media, Singapore`s leading activists groups warned Wednesday.

Two foreigners injured in attack on US consulate in Afghanistan: officials

At least two foreign security personnel were wounded in an attack on a US consulate vehicle in the western Afghan city of Herat on Wednesday, officials said.

Three Dutch nationals kidnapped in Nigeria oil region

Three foreigners have been kidnapped in Nigeria`s southern oil-producing Niger Delta region, police said Monday, after the Dutch foreign ministry told AFP it was "aware" of reports that those taken were Dutch citizens.

Bhatkal attacked Jama Masjid as foreigners wearing mini skirts entered it: Police

Foreigners wearing mini skirts and entering Jama Masjid here prompted Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aides to commit terror strike at the historic mosque in September 2010, the Delhi Police has told a court here.

Gunmen abduct foreigners from Sudan oilfield: Army

Gunmen have kidnapped three workers including a Chinese and an Algerian from an oilfield in Sudan`s West Kordofan province, the army said today.

Ukraine bans 36 foreigners including Saakashvili: Report

Ukraine has banned entry to former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and 35 other foreigners suspected of working with the opposition "to destabilise" the country amid mass pro-EU protests, a report said on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe vows to ban foreigners from some businesses

Zimbabwe will press ahead with controversial plans to ban foreigners from owning bakeries, barber shops, estate agencies and a host of other businesses, officials said today.

Five foreigners carrying arms detained in Andaman

Five foreigners carrying arms and ammunition were detained after their boat was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) off Diglipur coast.

In Goa, foreigners secured info through RTI, CM seeks details

Goa government has sought details of RTI applicants after it came to the light that some foreign nationals secured information through the mechanism.

Foreign workers turned back from Manipur

Altogether 17 foreigner workers who came to Manipur without valid documents were stopped from entering the state and turned back.

Foreign same-sex couples cannot adopt Russian kids

Foreign same-sex couples will be officially banned from adopting Russian children, a top official said.