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

Dec 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 around the country.

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

Dec 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 mark.


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

Oct 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.


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.

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11 September, 2021

US Gives First Public Look Inside Military Base Housing Afghans

Associated Press (AP)

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 installations housing Afghans.


09 September, 2021

ITBP Covid-19 Centre Releases 35 More Afghan Evacuees

Outlook Web Desk

With this, 113 people brought from Afghanistan to the Indian Tibetan Border Police facility for the mandated institutional quarantine have been discharged, said ITBP spokesperson Vivek Kumar Pandey.


09 September, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 government there fell to the Taliban. The remaining 83% are a mix of people.


04 September, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 countries in the region.'


29 August, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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


28 August, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 starting a new life in a northern Spanish city.


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27 August, 2021

US Government Opens Covid-19 Vaccination Site For Arriving Afghans

Associated Press (AP)

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

Outlook Web Desk

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 the US.


26 August, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

Associated Press (AP)

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 population to over 3.5 million.


20 August, 2021

Vatican Urges International Community To Welcome Afghan Refugees Fleeing Taliban Oppression

Associated Press (AP)

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 with concrete action and welcome refugees


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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