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'Bully' deported after plane incident

A Chinese man has been deported from the Philippines after a flight attendant said he was bullied before take-off in Shanghai.

Wednesday, 5 June, 2013, 12:35am

British government loses Abu Qatada deportation appeal

The British government on Wednesday vowed not to give up its fight to deport radical cleric Abu Qatada to Jordan after losing its latest court challenge to have him expelled.

Lawyers for Home Secretary Theresa May had appealed a decision by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) in November allowing the Jordanian to stay in Britain, but this was dismissed.

27 Mar 2013 - 9:01pm

Briefs, March 10, 2013

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada was arrested in London for breaching his bail terms, days before the British government begins an appeal against a court decision blocking his deportation to Jordan. 

10 Mar 2013 - 7:31am

Talking points

Park Geun-hye is officially headed to the Blue House as the country's first female president. Park, the daughter of a former strongman, has already faced a test over Pyongyang's recent nuclear missiles testing. 

25 Feb 2013 - 6:00am

UK minister Theresa May blasts judges for ignoring deportation rules

Britain's interior minister has slammed the judiciary, accusing judges of "subverting" democracy by ignoring rules aimed at deporting more foreign criminals.

18 Feb 2013 - 5:00am

Australia MP Nick Xenophon questions deportation from Malaysia

Outspoken independent Senator Nick Xenophon, who was detained and barred from entering Malaysia upon landing in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, said he was whisked away to an interrogation area and told he was a security risk.

17 Feb 2013 - 1:29pm 1 comment

Activists slam Singapore crackdown on Chinese strikers

Activists expressed outrage on Wednesday over Singapore’s crackdown on Chinese bus drivers who staged the city-state’s first industrial strike in 26 years to demand better pay.

5 Dec 2012 - 8:00pm 11 comments

Singapore to deport 29 striking Chinese-national bus drivers

Singapore will deport 29 bus drivers to China and prosecute five others for taking part in the city state's first strike since the 1980s. The order from the Ministry of Manpower came a day after Beijing urged Singapore to respect the workers' legal rights while also cautioning its citizens to obey local laws.

2 Dec 2012 - 4:39am

Radical cleric will not be deported: UK court

A radical Islamist cleric described by prosecutors as a key al-Qaeda operative in Europe cannot be deported from Britain to Jordan to face terrorism charges, judges ruled yesterday in the latest twist in a protracted legal saga.

Abu Qatada will, instead, be released on bail today.

13 Nov 2012 - 2:56am

HK students face deportation over UK visa ban

Thousands of overseas students - including some from Hong Kong and the mainland - face the threat of deportation after the British government stripped a London university of its right to sponsor visas.

31 Aug 2012 - 3:19am