Showing posts with label Afghanistan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Afghanistan. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Pakistan not to expel Afghan refugees, says minister

Pakistan not to expel Afghan refugees
Pakistan will not force some 2 million Afghan refugees in the country to leave but encourages voluntary repatriation, a Pakistani cabinet minister said Monday, as the legal stay of around 1.4 million registered refugees in Pakistan will end on March 31.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Afghan President Ghani Demands Pakistan Act against Taliban

Afghanistan has long accused Pakistan of aiding terrorists
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday accused neighboring Pakistan of failing to move against the Taliban and pledged a new security plan for Kabul after hundreds of people were killed and wounded in two deadly attacks on the capital last month.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

US Renews Pledge to Help Afghans Defeat Terrorists After Deadly Attack in Kabul

US Renews Pledge to Help Afghans Defeat Terrorists
A terrorist bombing on a Shiite cultural center in Kabul on Thursday prompted a renewed pledge from the United States to continue backing Afghanistan’s government until the nation is safe and at peace, US Ambassador John Bass said in a statement.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Taliban increases control over territory in Afghanistan : US watchdog

Taliban increases control over territory in Afghanistan
The Taliban has increased the amount of territory it has influence in or controls in Afghanistan in the past six months, a US watchdog agency said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Germany expels 14 Afghans amid protests

Germany expelled 14 rejected Afghan asylum seekers
Germany expelled 14 rejected Afghan asylum seekers, the interior ministry said Wednesday, amid angry protests that the war-ravaged country is unsafe for returnees.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

EU Putting Thousands of Lives at Risk With 'Illegal Deportations' to Afghanistan

EU Putting Thousands of Lives at Risk With 'Illegal Deportations' to Afghanistan
Amnesty International is calling for a moratorium on deportations from Europe to Afghanistan, warning that the security situation there has become worse rather than better in recent years and deportees seriously risk being tortured, kidnapped or murdered, the NGO's Afghanistan expert Horia Mosadiq told Radio Sputnik........

Thursday, October 5, 2017

European nations urged to stop repatriating Afghans to their 'deeply unsafe' home country

Afghans have been among the main groups of asylum seekers in Europe
Amnesty International has urged European nations to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their "deeply unsafe" home country. The human rights group says the policy risks causing serious harm to those affected.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Germany resumes expulsions of failed asylum seekers to war-torn Afghanistan

war-torn Afghanistan
Eight Afghans expelled from Germany arrived in Kabul on Wednesday as Berlin resumed deportations of rejected asylum seekers from the war-torn country months after suspending the process when a huge truck bomb hit the Afghan capital.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Dozens dead and injured after massive blast rocks Kabul

massive blast rocks Kabul
A suicide bomb attack in Kabul early Sunday has reportedly left at least 35 people dead and 40 others injured, interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish has confirmed.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Germany Cancels Flight Deporting Migrants to Afghanistan after Blast: Media

The German government has cancelled a flight planned for Wednesday to deport rejected asylum seekers to Afghanistan after an explosion killed at least 80 people in the Afghan capital Kabul, broadcaster ARD cited the interior minister as saying.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

"Anzac Day", le jour du souvenir en Australie et en Nouvelle-Zélande

Des milliers d'Australiens et de Néo-Zélandais ont assisté mardi aux cérémonies du souvenir de la bataille de Gallipoli à l'occasion de l'"Anzac Day" et rendu hommage aux soldats engagés en Irak et en Afghanistan.

Friday, April 14, 2017

US uses Afghanistan as 'testing ground' for new types of weapons : ex-president

Afghanistan’s former President Hamid Karzai has strongly condemned the US dropping of its largest non-nuclear bomb, dubbed ‘The Mother of All Bombs,’ on his country on Thursday.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Plus de 2,2 millions d'Afghans souffriraient de problèmes mentaux

Plus de 2,2 millions d'Afghans souffriraient de problèmes de dépression et d'anxiété, indique lundi un communiqué de l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS).

Sunday, April 2, 2017

UN Cuts Cash Incentive to Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan is set resume on Monday with a cut in the cash incentive for returnees, a UNHCR official said on Sunday.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Germany to Send Home More Rejected Asylum Seekers

Germany will speed up expulsions of rejected asylum seekers under measures agreed by Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet Wednesday, as controversy rages over sending people back to strife-torn Afghanistan.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Afghanistan: UN condemns latest terrorist attacks against civilians and diplomats

The United Nations has condemned yesterday's terrorist attacks near the Parliament in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, and the residence of the Provincial Governor of Kandahar, calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Pakistan says US State Department deputy spokesperson's remarks misplaced

Pakistan on Sunday angrily reacted to remarks by the US State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner's critical remarks that Pakistan is selective in targeting terrorists and does not go after those threatening its neighbours.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl

An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said Friday, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.