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Trump cuts WHO funding and claims coronavirus ‘failures’

23:19 16/04/2020
Sanwar Ali comment: The US cut in World Health Organisation (WHO) funding has been highly controversial. No organisation is perfect. However, in the 1960s and 1970s, despite the Cold War, thanks to...

Sanwar Ali: Extremist parties spreading coronavirus xenophobia

1:28 24/02/2020
By Sanwar Ali : Some on the extreme right are using the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) outbreak to spread fear about foreigners. Currently about 70,000 people have become ill and 1,700 people...

Coronavirus US visa travel ban on China travellers

0:34 08/02/2020
Sanwar Ali comment: Coronavirus has caused huge worry and concern around the World. The World Health Organisation has released new data from 17,000 patients that suggests that 82% had a mild form of...

Poll: Rich Chinese want to emigrate

17:59 18/06/2014
A poll of Chinese millionaires reveals that 65% of them want to gain permanent residence in overseas Countries. They give various reasons for wishing to do so such as a desire to access better...

UK to rollout TB screening requirements for Indians from 16 August

19:43 10/08/2012
The UKBA has announced that there will be a gradual rollout of pre-entry tuberculosis (TB) screening requirements in India, beginning with UK settlement visa applications from 16 August 2012. The...

UK immigration to require tuberculosis screening for some UK visa applicants

14:36 28/05/2012
The UK Home Office announced that immigrants from countries with a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB) will soon be required to be screened for the disease before being approved for a UK visa. UK...

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