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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Says Australian Values Underpin New Citizenship Requirements

“There is no more important title in our democracy than Australian citizen,” prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says in Canberra.

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SWITZERLAND POLITICS: Voters Approve Making it Easier For Third-Generation Immigrants to Get Citizenship

SWITZERLAND POLITICS: Voters Approve Making it Easier For Third-Generation Immigrants to Get Citizenship

Around a quarter of neutral Switzerland’s population is foreign, a relatively high rate in comparison with other countries that make it easier for the children and grandchildren of immigrants to be naturalised.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Khaled Sharrouf ISIS Fighter First Australian Stripped of Citizenship

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Khaled Sharrouf ISIS Fighter First Australian Stripped of Citizenship

Australian Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf has become the country’s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Court To Dutton: Rethink Afghan Refugees Citizenship Refusals

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Court To Dutton: Rethink Afghan Refugees Citizenship Refusals

Justice Mordecai Bromberg said there was no explanation why applications by the men, referred to by the initials F and G, sat in a “complex cases” queue.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Declares: ‘There Is No Global Flag, Currency, Citizenship. We Will Be United As Americans’

USA POLITICS: Trump Declares: ‘There Is No Global Flag, Currency, Citizenship. We Will Be United As Americans’

Trumps says, “From now on it is going to be: America First. Never anyone again will any other interests come before the interest of the American people.”

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RUSSIA: Putin Grants Russian Citizenship To Steven Seagal

RUSSIA: Putin Grants Russian Citizenship To Steven Seagal

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order to give Russian citizenship to U.S. actor Steven Seagal, the Kremlin said.

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UK: What Brexit Has Done To UK Citizenship

UK: What Brexit Has Done To UK Citizenship

Barbara Drozdowicz says, “We are quite positive that everything will be fine, but on the other hand there is a high level of anxiety.”

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UK: Nigel Farage German Citizenship Application Takes Center Stage

UK: Nigel Farage German Citizenship Application Takes Center Stage

The ex-Ukip leader Nigel Farage, who has a German wife, was spotted in a queue at the embassy in London.

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GERMANY: Dual Citizenship Takes Center Stage

GERMANY: Dual Citizenship Takes Center Stage

Modern democracies can only survive and flourish as open societies.

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SERBIA: Steven Seagal Granted Serbian Citizenship

SERBIA: Steven Seagal Granted Serbian Citizenship

Steven Seagal has praised Serbia’s government on his visits there and pledged to do “everything possible to promote Serbia” worldwide.

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SWITZERLAND: Swiss Authorities Deny Muslim Girls Swiss Citizenship For Refusing To Swim With Boys

SWITZERLAND: Swiss Authorities Deny Muslim Girls Swiss Citizenship For Refusing To Swim With Boys

“Whoever doesn’t fulfill these conditions violates the law and therefore cannot be naturalized,” Stefan Wehrle, president of the naturalization committee.

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AUSTRALIA: Dual Nationals Involved In Terror Of Citizenship Will Be Stripped

“There is a very significant penalty to pay if people are involved in terrorist activities and they’re a dual national,” said Peter Dutton.

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