Category: Asia


Another 36 Afghan deportees return to Kabul from Germany

Another 36 deportees from Afghanistan landed in Kabul on 9 January 2019, after their respective asylum applications were rejected...
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Smugglers are responsible for 50 percent of abuses against migrants

Smugglers are responsible for 50 percent of all incidents of sexual violence, physical violence, robbery and kidnapping,...
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Afghanistan opens air cargo corridors with Europe, Russia, China and UAE

Afghanistan has opened a series of air corridors with Europe, Russia, China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Cabinet members...
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Human traffickers arrested in Afghanistan

Abdul Basir Anwar, the Justice Minister of Afghanistan, has said that the government has taken bold steps to combat human...
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Swedish student prevents deportation of Afghan asylum seeker

A22-year-old Swedish student and activist, prevented a flight from taking off , in an act of protest against the deportation of...
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Thousands attend an exceptional music festival in central Bamyan province

The Damobra Festival took place on 29 June, in a bid to revive Afghanistan’s traditional music and attract domestic and foreign...
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Mujeeb Ur Rahman: a role model for Afghan youth

Young cricketer Mujeeb Ur Rahman, has been signed by the English Hampshire club for the T20 Blast tournament, according to...
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Turkey-Afghanistan cargo air corridor opens

The first ever cargo air corridor between Afghanistan and Turkey was launched on 22 May at the Hamid Karzai International Airport...
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Kandahari girls take up cricket

Girls from Kandahar are breaking with local tradition by learning how to play cricket. According to local officials, there are...
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