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Community education centre for Afghan refugees

How This Community School In Jangpura's Basement Is Helping Afghan Refugees With Education And Jobs

Hoping for a fresh start, Afghan refugees of all age groups attend classes at the Anjam Knowledge House, a community school started by another refugee, Ahmad Khan Anjam, some six years ago.

18 October 2022

Afghan Evacuation: Refugees Wait And Worry At US Bases After Frantic Airlift From Kabul

The evacuation is a part of Operation Allies Welcome, the largest U.S. refugee resettlement effort in decades which has reached a milestone this week as the number of refugees resettled in American communities touches 37,000...


Afghan Referee Sees No Fair Play In European Union Border Policies

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.


Sana Sultani, 13, gives a presentation in her classroom about the life of the legendary Muhammad Ali

Torn Between War And Dreams: Dispatches From A Refugee Classroom

Although most of the children in the classroom have not seen the violence firsthand, the fangs of war haunt them. Even in the subtlest of ways, the remembrances—which mostly come from the anecdotes of their parents— of...

06 July 2022

Afghan Referee Sees No Fair Play In European Union Border Policies

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

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.

23 October 2021

Refugee Soccer: Utah Group Brings The Beautiful Game To Afghans Awaiting Placement

Refugee Soccer's Adam Miles said it plans to organise matches with Afghans who fled the country this summer. Thousands of Afghans are reportedly living on a military base near El Paso as they wait for placement in homes...

19 December 2021

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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.

17 October 2021

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11 September 2021
US Gives First Public Look Inside Military Base Housing Afghans

US Gives First Public Look Inside Military Base Housing Afghans

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...


09 September 2021
ITBP Covid-19 Centre Releases 35 More Afghan Evacuees

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,...


09 September 2021
About 60,000 In Afghan Evacuation Brought To US: Department of Homeland Security

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

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...


04 September 2021
Austria Reluctant To Welcome Afghan Refugees, Says Migration Wave Should Not Reach Europe

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

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...


03 September 2021
In That Talibani Night, They Slept With Their Boots On

In That Talibani Night, They Slept With Their Boots On

Blinded, bereaved, besieged…. Since the ’90s, Delhi has been a safe haven for Afghans fleeing their benighted country. Outlook meets up with a fresh batch...


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29 August 2021
25-Year-Old Instagram Influencer's 'Operation Flyaway' Rescue Dozens From Afghanistan

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

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


28 August 2021
Evacuee: World Has 'Abandoned' Afghanistan's New Generation

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

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...


27 August 2021
US Government Opens Covid-19 Vaccination Site For Arriving Afghans

US Government Opens Covid-19 Vaccination Site For Arriving Afghans

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

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

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...


26 August 2021
Escaping Taliban Afghanistan Wheelchair Basketball Captain Nilofar Bayat Finds New Home In Spanish Club

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

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

Airbnb Vows Free Housing For 20,000 Afghan Refugees Globally

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...


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20 August 2021
Vatican Urges International Community To Welcome Afghan Refugees Fleeing Taliban Oppression

Vatican Urges International Community To Welcome Afghan Refugees Fleeing Taliban Oppression

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...


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