The law's enactment has stirred up protests across India, but the eastern part of the country, where movements against Bangladeshi immigrants have raged for decades, has been among the worst hit. Protesters run for cover amid tear gas fired by police during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, a bill that seeks to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi .
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Tzipi Hotovely said that Yerevan had sent a parliamentary delegation to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in 2015, but the country will not take a formal position on this issue because of its complexity and diplomatic consequences, as well as a pronounced political nature.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-led government and said the "unconstitutional Bill" will have no place in Kerala and the state will not implement it. Many in the far-flung, resource-rich region fear the new legislation will grant citizenship to large numbers of immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh, who they accuse of stealing jobs and diluting the region's cultural identity.
Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated Johnson on his victory and said he looked forward to working with the British premier to improve relations between their countries. The prime minister will now move swiftly to ratify the Brexit deal he sealed with Brussels, allowing Britain to exit the bloc, more than 40 years after it originally joined, at the end of next month almost a year later than originally planned and three-and-a-half years after Britain voted to leave.
Andrew Scheer is resigning as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada as soon as a new leader is chosen. There will now be another Conservative leadership race where the prevailing wisdom from numerous high-profile Conservatives who stuck the knife in Scheer appears to be that if they want to win the next election, their new leader should be more like Trudeau and their party more like the Liberals.
During a Thursday night interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News , Senate Majority Leader McConnell (R-Ky.) said the White House counsel may or may not want to call up their own witnesses but insisted there's "no chance" Trump will be removed.