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.

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.

Foreigners held with 7 kg heroin acquitted

Eight foreigners have been acquitted of the charge of possessing seven kgs of heroin by a Delhi court, which said there were several "discrepancies" and "contradictions" in the prosecution`s case.

ED issues notices to foreigners for taking properties in Goa

The ED has issued notices to a number foreigners staying in Goa for alleged violations of forex rules in purchasing properties in the state.

Centre informs Cal HC of steps to repatriate forei

The Centre on Tuesday informed the Calcutta High Court that steps have been taken to repatriate 319 foreign nationals, including 313 Bangladeshis, who were in correctional homes in West Bengal after completion of their jail terms.

India bans journalistic activities on tourist visa

India has banned journalistic activities by foreigners visiting the country on tourist visa.

US Congress approves wire-tapping of foreigners for 5 years

The US Congress has approved a five year extension of sweeping Surveillance laws to allow American spy agencies to wire-tap suspicious foreign citizens without warrants.

Foreigners to blame for corruption: Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan`s president has charged the countries that fund his government and military with enabling the widespread corruption.

Malaysia to introduce biometric system to track foreigners

Malaysia is working to introduce a biometric tracking system that will more effectively to track foreigners who overstay.