Category: Asia


Afghan returnees face depression and isolation back in Afghanistan

Forced returns lead to depression and dreams of re-migration among Afghans, said the Danish Refugee Council’s Mixed Migration...
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Another 21 deportees return to Kabul from Germany

Another 21 rejected Afghan asylum seekers have returned to Kabul on 20 March 2019 from Germany. This brings the total number of...
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European Court Rules in Favour of Child Migrant

France has been ordered by the European Union Court of Human Rights to pay an unaccompanied Afghan child migrant EUR 15,000. The...
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Turkish police used tear gas to disperse migrants queuing to renew immigration documents

Turkish police used tear gas to scatter migrants southwest city of Denizli, who were waiting to renew their immigration documents...
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New export route from Afghanistan to India via Iran will connect millions of Afghans to the outside world, says President Ghani

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has officially opened a new trade route to enable Afghanistan to export to India through Iran as it...
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Bosnian authorities arrest Afghan migrants suspected of links to terrorism and people smuggling

The Bosnian service for foreign affairs said on 19 February that since the beginning of 2019, six Afghan migrants have been...
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Afghanistan’s new gateway to Europe seeks to revive economy and reduce migration

Afghanistan has officially opened an international trade route with Europe, known as the Lapis Lazuli Corridor, as it seeks to...
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UN Child Rights Convention broken daily in Calais, says aid group.

Siddique (not his real name) is a 14-year-old Afghan migrant who camps out in a woodland clearing in Calais, northern France....
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Afghanistan to Send First Batch of 2,500 Workers to UAE

The first group of workers from Afghanistan will be sent to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) within the next three months, said the...
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