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Afghan Refugees

Afghan Referee Sees No Fair Play In European Union Border Policies

Nov 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Upon leaving Afghanistan four years ago, Ibrahim Rasool first went to Iran, then to Turkey and Greece. He came to Bosnia two months ago through Albania and Montenegro after staying in Greece for more than three years.

US: Secrecy Continues About Small Group Of Afghan Refugees Sent To Overseas Base In Kosovo

Oct 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Human rights advocates raised concerns about the Afghans diverted to Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo over the past six weeks, citing a lack of transparency about their status.


Merkel Meets Erdogan During Farewell Stop In Istanbul

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes to continue working well with the new German government during Chancellor Angela Merkel's farewell visit to the country.

US Gives First Public Look Inside Military Base Housing Afghans

Sep 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The three-hour tour at Fort Bliss Army base in El Paso, Texas, was the first time the media has been granted broad access to one of the eight U.S. military installations housing Afghans.


ITBP Covid-19 Centre Releases 35 More Afghan Evacuees

With this, 113 people brought from Afghanistan to the Indian Tibetan Border Police facility for the mandated institutional quarantine have been discharged, said ITBP spokesperson Vivek Kumar Pandey.

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09 September, 2021

About 60,000 In Afghan Evacuation Brought To US: Department of Homeland Security

Associated Press (AP)

DHS said in the latest updated released Wednesday that 17% of those arrivals are U.S. citizens and permanent residents who were in Afghanistan when the government there fell to the Taliban. The remaining 83% are a mix of people.


04 September, 2021

Austria Reluctant To Welcome Afghan Refugees, Says Migration Wave Should Not Reach Europe

Associated Press (AP)

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Saturday in Belgrade that a potential wave toward Europe must not take place. He adds that 'this is why we are in contact with countries in the region.'


29 August, 2021

25-Year-Old Instagram Influencer's 'Operation Flyaway' Rescue Dozens From Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

On Wednesday, their mission “Operation Flyaway” helped ferry 51 people from Afghanistan to Uganda on a privately chartered plane financed by the GoFundMe campaign.


28 August, 2021

Evacuee: World Has 'Abandoned' Afghanistan's New Generation

Associated Press (AP)

The 29-year-old journalist and nine close relatives managed to board one of the evacuation planes and are now going through the lengthy asylum process while starting a new life in a northern Spanish city.


27 August, 2021

US Government Opens Covid-19 Vaccination Site For Arriving Afghans

Associated Press (AP)

The site was set up by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and already has begun administering vaccinations to the Afghan evacuees.


27 August, 2021

Pakistan Helps US Embassy, Prepares To Welcome 4,000 Evacuees From Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

About 4,000 people, including the Afghans who supported the NATO forces during the war, will be brought to Karachi and Islamabad for stay before being flown to the US.


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26 August, 2021

Escaping Taliban Afghanistan Wheelchair Basketball Captain Nilofar Bayat Finds New Home In Spanish Club

Associated Press (AP)

Bayat was 'happy to be alive' and glad to be in a position 'to start a new life' with her husband in Spain, but she said she wouldn't forget her country


24 August, 2021

Airbnb Vows Free Housing For 20,000 Afghan Refugees Globally

Associated Press (AP)

The UN Refugee Agency said last month that an estimated 270,000 Afghans had been newly displaced inside the country since January, bringing the total uprooted population to over 3.5 million.


20 August, 2021

Vatican Urges International Community To Welcome Afghan Refugees Fleeing Taliban Oppression

Associated Press (AP)

In a front-page article in the Friday edition of L'Osservatore Romano, deputy editor Gaetano Vallini said the West was obliged to urgently remedy the situation with concrete action and welcome refugees


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates a fertilizers factory to the nation as Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and others clap, in Gorakhpur.

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A policeman recovers the smuggled liquor bottles from a truck at Patrakar Nagar, in Patna.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a meeting in Karnajora, Uttar Dinajpur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Jayant Chaudhary during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav waves at the crowd during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta