Australia has granted refugee visas to more than 500 Afghans for their help during its mission in the war-torn nation, saying their safety would be jeopardized by remaining in the country.
Australia has offered temporary refuge to visiting Ukrainians due to soon return to their country, which is in turmoil.
A New York Times correspondent who has worked in China for more than a decade was forced to leave the country on Monday because his visa wasn’t renewed, the newspaper said.
By Jo Biddle
Four years ago Hillary Clinton was welcomed with resounding cheers by hundreds of staff at the State Department as, on her first day as the top US diplomat, she declared “a new era for America.”
BEIJING— China will allow transit passengers from 45 countries including the US, Canada and most members of the EU to spend up to 72 hours in Beijing without a visa from next month, city authorities said. The move would “strongly spur the development of the tourism industry, speed up building of an international city [...]