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India needs better immigration laws to avoid Iraq-like hostage situation: Amnesty

Jul 04, 2014

India needs better immigration laws to avoid Iraq-like hostage situation: Amnesty

Amnesty urged the Centre to come out with a strong immigration law to avoid situations like the present crisis faced by Indian nurses in strife-torn Iraq. #World #India #TheySaidIt #Immigration #Iraq #Amnesty International #Hostage #ISIL #ISIS #Iraq insurgency #Iraq crisis #Stranded nurses #immigration laws
India's Iraq crisis deepens as ISIL takes 46 nurses hostage

Jul 04, 2014

India's Iraq crisis deepens as ISIL takes 46 nurses hostage

In terms of gravity, this is the Kandahar-type crisis and challenge for the Narendra Modi government. Earlier the relatives of kidnapped construction workers had descended on New Delhi from Punjab. Now the family members of kidnapped nurses are likely to troop to New Delhi from Kerala. #ThisisNext #Iraq #Ministry of External Affairs #Kandahar #hostage crisis #Syed Akbaruddin #Mosul #ISIS #Kerala nurses
Iraq hostage crisis: A look at India's strategic options

Jun 27, 2014

Iraq hostage crisis: A look at India's strategic options

The situation is as fluid as alcohol-mixed-petrol, a highly combustible concoction that can blow up anybody whosoever is in its vicinity if it were to be exposed to a spark. #US #Middle East #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Iran #EU #Iraq #International relations #Saudi Arabia #Iraq-India hostage crisis
Will the crisis in Iraq derail PM Modi's visit to Brazil for World Cup final?

Jun 24, 2014

Will the crisis in Iraq derail PM Modi's visit to Brazil for World Cup final?

A bit of breaking news: PM Narendra Modi will be embarking on his Brazil trip either on late 11 July or 12 July morning to watch the World Cup Final in Rio. #ThisisNext #Narendra Modi #Modi #Iraq #Brazil World Cup 2014 #ISIS #Iraq crisis #Indian Hostages in Iraq #Modi to Brazil #FIFA Brazil World Cup 2014
Militants release 48 hostages held in Tikrit, say Iraqi police

Jun 20, 2014

Militants release 48 hostages held in Tikrit, say Iraqi police

Militants who have overrun a swathe of territory north of Baghdad in a lightning offensive on Thursday released 48 foreigners. #World #NewsTracker #Iraq #Baghdad: #Insurgency #Tikrit #hostages #militants #Nouri al-Maliki #Kirkuk #Sunnis #Mosul #ISIL #ISIS #Iraq insurgency

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Militants release 48 hostages held in Tikrit, say Iraqi police

Jul 10, 2014

LeBron's decision is taking so long, who knows what might happen first?

For the second time in four years, LeBron James is holding the NBA and virtually anyone else who cares about basketball hostage as he frets over a familiar free agency decision: Miami or Cleveland... #National Basketball Association #LeBron James
Militants release 48 hostages held in Tikrit, say Iraqi police

Jul 10, 2014

LeBron's decision is taking so long, who knows what might happen first?

For the second time in four years, LeBron James is holding the NBA and virtually anyone else who cares about basketball hostage as he frets over a familiar free agency decision: Miami or Cleveland... #National Basketball Association #LeBron James
Militants release 48 hostages held in Tikrit, say Iraqi police

Jul 10, 2014

‘I was kidnapped by an Uber driver in D.C.’: New Yorker

Ryan Simonetti, CEO of Convene, is back on solid ground after what he's described as a high-speed chase with police when a crazed Uber driver took him hostage in Washington, D.C.... #National Basketball Association #LeBron James