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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Afghan refugee


Two Afghans who trekked to France have lessons for evacuees

September 19, 2021 1:47 pm

The two Afghans don't know each other, but they share a fear-driven past: escaping their homeland on foot, bus, train or ferry and landing in a new country where they had no rights, not even the right to stay.

Delhi: As refugee Afghan women try to get back on their feet, some hurdles

September 14, 2021 11:54 am

The centre put up by two NGOs, Peace Building Project and People Beyond Borders, is hard to miss with voices spilling out on the street above – a mix of Pashto, Dari, Farsi, and Hindi, among others.

Delhi Police books Afghan solidarity committee head Ahmad Zia Ghani for violating Covid-19 norms

September 08, 2021 9:49 am

Ahmad Zia Ghani and other Afghan refugees did not wear masks and observe social distancing during their protest outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Vasant Vihar, said the police.

This 20-year-old Afghan girl has a strong message for the Taliban: 'You will never win'

August 28, 2021 10:09 am

"It is such a bad feeling to see that you are landless, your country is without a government, [being run by] a handful of people who are akin to animals"

Afghan refugees find a harsh and unfriendly border in Turkey

August 24, 2021 12:08 pm

The public mood in Turkey has turned against immigrants and refugees, sometimes resulting in violence, such as knife fights and a recent attack on Syrians’ homes in the capital, Ankara.

Putin: we don't want Afghan militants in Russia

August 22, 2021 7:02 pm

President Vladimir Putin criticised an idea of some Western countries to relocate refugees from Afghanistan to neighbouring Central Asian countries while their visas to the United States and Europe are being processed.

Albania ready to accept Afghan refugees, says PM Rama

August 21, 2021 5:44 pm

The Tirana government has approved a request by Washington to temporarily house Afghan political refugees seeking entry to the United States. They include interpreters, fixers and other helpers to the US military.

Grand designs: The refugees in Paris with an eye on fashion

June 15, 2021 7:32 pm

The Reprise project aims to train to give migrants the skills to turn second-hand clothes into edgy menswear.

Afghan refugee shot outside house in Delhi's Vikaspuri

November 24, 2020 3:24 pm

The 70-year-old, who settled in India around 28 years ago, was shot dead by two armed assailants in West Delhi's Vikaspuri area, police said.

Explained: In numbers and dimensions, the global refugee crisis

December 19, 2019 7:36 am

Globally, more two-thirds of all refugees come from five countries: Syria (6.7 million), Afghanistan (2.7 million), South Sudan (2.3 million), Myanmar (1.1 million), and Somalia (0.9 million).


Afghanistan: Desperate scenes as people flee Taliban regime

August 23, 2021 7:53 pm

As of 2020, there are about 2.8 million Afghan refugees abroad.