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What she didn't expect was to end up in her native Greece helping several hundred refugees from Afghanistan and other war-torn areas.
Nowruz and the feasts that accompany it are an important cultural and social link to Afghanistan. Wazhmah Osman is an Afghan-American writer and filmmaker whose family immigrated to New York City in 1984 after years as refugees in Pakistan. Of all the ...
India has provided refuge to Afghans fleeing war and persecution for over a decade. (Image credit: Flickr Resolute Support Media) (Others).
According to MoRR, up to 10,000 Afghan refugees also returned to Afghanistan in 1395 from European countries. "The policy of government of Afghanistan is that refugees should be expelled from foreign countries, but this should be carried out on the ...
"In a world where you have multiple bad stories about hosting refugees, I think Iran is really a good news story that's not told often enough.
The Union Home Ministry in December 2016 had given the power to district collectors in Maharashtra, MP, Gujarat, UP, Delhi, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
Together with a group of other refugees from Afghanistan, the 20-year-old has founded a cricket team as part of a local sports club in the north German town of Preetz.
I am from Kunduz province in Northern Afghanistan, right on the front line between the Taliban insurgents and government troops.
The Asia Pacific refugee rights Network (APRRN) urges the government of Pakistan to act immediately to provide protection to registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan. Local media reports from across Pakistan highlight a recent spike in harassment ...
As was the case with a family of five scheduled for deportation back to Afghanistan earlier this month, a federal judge has intervened to stop the removal of the Afghan man who was supposed to be in Akron this week. Foydel would not provide the Afghan ...
The head of the UN refugee team in Iran, Sivanka Dhanapala, described Iran's four-decade hosting of Afghans - the fourth largest refugee population world-wide - as "exemplary." "In a world where you have multiple bad ... The HRW documented what it then ...
A father and daughter, who are refugees from Syria, walk the ice as they were introduced to the sport of curling at the Royal Canadian Curling Club during an event put on by the "Together Project", in Toronto, March 15, 2017.
More and more people around the world have started realising the fact that the scars in the hearts of refugee families due to leaving their hearths and homes in the midst of natural or human-made disasters must be healed.
A Pakistani police official says a truck loaded with sand toppled over, collapsing a mud shack and killing seven members of an Afghan refugee family living there. police official Aslam Bokhari says the incident happened on Tuesday in the southwestern ...
Peshawar: Afghan elders residing in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have called upon Pakistani authorities to extend their stay and suggested a ...
The Balochistan High Court on Tuesday directed the federal and provincial governments not to include Afghan refugees in the population census scheduled to start from March 15.
A push for a new airport for Melbourne's fast-growing southeast is gathering pace, with an Afghan refugee-turned-businessman in talks over financing the multi-billion-dollar project.
Quetta: The Balochistan High Court ordered the government on Tuesday not to include Afghan refugees in the coming census and ensure the counting of ...
The ongoing conflict in Afghanistan has the country firmly in its grip. ... Afghan refugees returning from Pakistan and Iran on the one hand and a big number of internally displaced people on the other are additional stresses on the socio-economic ...
Despite Kabul's protests, refugees will be returned to Afghanistan from the European nations they fled to as well as from Pakistan and Iran.
Farhad Nouri and his family fled their home in Afghanistan and are stranded in Serbia, where he has honed his artistic talents.
The young refugees stuck in Greece. Report. from Mercy Corps ... They came from countries like Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia, all from different circumstances but with the same shared dream: to leave behind the violence of home and build a better life ...
... for the U.S. military and government are being told that they cannot apply for special visas to the United States, even though Afghanistan is not among the countries listed in President Donald Trump's new travel ban, according to advocates for ...
He has participated actively in student politics and the Advisory Board for Ethnic Relations in Northern Finland. Afghanistan-born Akhi's family fled to Cuba before ending up in Finland as a quota refugee in 2005. "Being a refugee is not a handicap, as ...
According to the U.N. refugee agency, Afghans make up the second largest group of refugees in the world right now, after Syrians.
Sardar, 16, who goes by the nickname Samie, is an Afghan refugee (an ethnic Hazara and minority Shiite Muslim) who spent more than two years living in limbo in Indonesia while actively seeking asylum in a Western country.
As hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees return from Pakistan, refugees Deeply speaks to Aqeela Asifi, a prize-winning educator of refugee girls in the country's Punjab Province, about how the mass returns will impact girls' education and thus the ...
Islamabad: The Japanese government has announced a $7 million aid for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to support Afghan refugees and host communities in Pakistan.
The Southampton arts Center, in partnership with Telluride Mountainfilm, will show "Sonita," a documentary by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, an Iranian filmmaker, tomorrow evening at 7. An 18-year-old Afghan refugee living in a shelter in Iran with dreams of ...
An Afghan refugee in a makeshift tent on the outskirts of Jalalabad, a city in eastern Afghanistan. ... The harsh reality is that so many other Afghan refugees are returning from Pakistan the labour market is simply flooded with more people than there ...
As hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees return from Pakistan, we speak to Aqeela Asifi, a prize-winning educator of refugee girls in the country's Punjab Province, about how the mass returns will impact girls' education and thus the future of ...
Islamabad: The Japanese government has announced a $7 million aid for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to support Afghan refugees and host communities in Pakistan.
The Afghan Group Cycling Project has helped teach refugees and asylum seekers in Launceston an important life skill.
children among the 96,000 refugees who came to the Netherlands from Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq, Iran and the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s are well integrated into Dutch society, according to a justice ministry report.
According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), hundreds of thousands refugees returned to Afghanistan, and some 1.6 million Afghans are legally residing in Pakistan, having been granted proof of registration (PoR) by the UN body. Having that ...
Abdullah joins a growing number of would-be refugees walking across the border from the United States in recent months as new President Donald Trump ramps up his Anti-Immigration rhetoric while signing executive orders banning travellers from certain ...
BOLZANO, Italy - Afghan refugee Alidad Shiri was just a boy of 10 when he set off alone on a four-year odyssey to Europe. Now aged 25, he is about to graduate with a degree in ... Fifteen years after fleeing Afghanistan, Alidad Shiri is about to ...
On Tuesday morning, members of the Danish refugee support movement Welcome to Denmark converged to block the deportation of 25 Afghan refugees. Up against authorities with plenty of resources to thwart their movements, they knew this ... We are waiting ...
Incidents of terrorism are increasingly blamed on Afghanistan, with the rising hostility being borne by Afghan refugees. The attack on the army public school in Peshawar in December 2014 was among the major trigger points. Nearly 140 children were ...
Last year, at least 606,905 registered and undocumented refugees repatriated back to Afghanistan from Pakistan, according to figures from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). ... "The ...
... refugee who was deported from Germany arrives with his belongings at the international airport in Kabul on January 24, 2017.
Islamabad (Daily Dunya) - Authorities concerned have escalated process of sending Afghan refugees back to their country after initiation of Operation ...
Two weeks after Afghan-based militants were blamed for an attack in Pakistan which claimed over 100 lives, Afghan authorities Saturday asked Islamabad to keep politics out of the refugee issue. The Afghan Ministry of Repatriation and refugees made the ...
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan has hosted an enormous number of Afghan refugees for over thirty years in the past. The number of refugees who return to Afghanistan has been drastically increased since July 2016. After the winter pause of repatriation ...
Hajera is from Afghanistan and is one of 1,079 refugee children who attend the Austin school district, which has seen more new refugee students this year than in any year since the district started tracking refugees in 2010. During the first four ...
Afghan lawmakers last year strongly condemned Tehran for sending refugees to Syria. They also criticized the Afghan government for keeping silent and demanded that the issue be thoroughly investigated. The Afghan foreign ministry said investigations ...
Peter Altmaier, the chancellor's chief of staff and the government's coordinator for refugee affairs, said over the weekend that he expects Germany to deport a record number of people in 2017.
Being able to see them as human beings that share things with us as opposed to numbers or labels is a very powerful thing," says Khaled Hosseini, an Afghan refugee and San Francisco resident whose bestselling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, debuted at ...


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