• 22 May, 2022
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Two held in Sunjwan encounter case; slain terrorists Pashtuns either from Pak or Afghanistan: Police

Jammu, Apr 23 (PTI) Two Kashmiri residents were nabbed in connection with the Sunjwan encounter that left two suicide bombers of the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) outfit dead here, a senior…

World Bank freezes Afghan projects after Taliban bans girls from high school

By Andrea Shalal and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank has put four projects in Afghanistan worth $600 million on hold amid concerns over a decision by the…

Afghan refugees in UAE protest months-long wait for resettlement

By Alexander Cornwell DUBAI (Reuters) - Hundreds of Afghans have launched a rare protest at a United Arab Emirates facility where they have been housed since fleeing their homeland last…

U.N. chief appeals for release of money to save Afghan lives

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed on Thursday for a suspension of rules preventing the use of money in Afghanistan to save lives and…

Evacuation of Indians and Afghans under ‘Operation Devi Shakti’ and shipment of humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan

A special flight from Kabul to New Delhi, chartered by the Government of India, arrived at the IGI airport at New Delhi on December 10. The flight brought 10 Indians…

Germany promises to take in 25,000 Afghans – EU document

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany has pledged to admit 25,000 Afghans deemed most at risk following the Taliban takeover in Kabul from about 40,000 such people that European Union states are…

U.N. airlifts winter shelters for displaced Afghans

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR started to airlift supplies to Kabul on Tuesday to help hundreds of thousands of displaced Afghans build shelters ahead of the winter.…

Britain rescues over a dozen LGBT Afghans

(Reuters) - Over a dozen LGBT Afghans reached the United Kingdom after interventions from foreign minister Liz Truss and gay rights organisations, the British government said Friday. Following the arrival…

Qatar flight with more than 230 evacuees leaves Kabul, official says

DUBAI (Reuters) - A fifth chartered flight carrying civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since U.S. forces withdrew in August left Kabul on Sunday with 235 passengers, most of them Afghan…

Lithuania allows in five Afghans but says it will not be a migrant “channel”

By Andrius Sytas VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania on Wednesday allowed in five Afghan asylum-seekers, in a reversal after days of refusing them entry, but insisted a European court order protecting…

Greece plans firm hand on Afghan migrants, wants more EU help

By Karolina Tagaris ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece would seek to block a potential wave of Afghan asylum-seekers fleeing Taliban rule and needs more European Union help on migrant issues, the…

Traumatized and anxious, Afghans evacuees begin life in Australia

By Cordelia Hsu SYDNEY (Reuters) -After evacuating Afghanistan, the first of about 3,500 people - mostly women and children - have left Australia's mandatory hotel quarantine. They are grateful for…