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BayStars manager Alex Ramirez becomes Japanese citizen

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jan 24, 2019

BayStars manager Alex Ramirez becomes Japanese citizen

Alex Ramirez, who has managed the Yokohama BayStars since the 2016 season, has been granted Japanese nationality, according to a government report published Wednesday. The 44-year-old, who was born in Venezuela, revealed last January he had applied for Japanese citizenship, but the process was delayed ...

U.K. launches app to allow EU citizens to apply to stay after Brexit

World Jan 22, 2019

U.K. launches app to allow EU citizens to apply to stay after Brexit

The British government launched a phone app Monday to allow some 3.5 million EU nationals to apply to stay after Brexit — immediately receiving a mixed reception from immigrants increasingly concerned about their fate. Most European citizens currently living in the U.K. will need to ...

Asia Pacific Nov 22, 2018

Australia proposes stripping native-born terrorists of citizenship

Australia unveiled a radical plan Thursday to strip convicted terrorists of their citizenship even if they are native-born Australians. Acting after a series of Jihadist-inspired plots and attacks in the country, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government needed expanded powers to withdraw citizenship from ...