Category: Asia


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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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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