Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Thursday reported 253 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,334 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The data by the ministry shows that the cumulative number of total cases is now 44,177, the number of total reported deaths is 1,650, and the total number of
The Daily Mail (UK): The 25-year-old man has been charged with endangering his young son’s life; The two were among a group of 25 people whose boat reportedly capsized ; The unnamed father faces up to 10 years in prison if found guilty in Greece; Lawyers and NGOs have criticised the unusual legal action as
Greek City Times: A Memorandum of Understanding between Greece and Afghanistan was signed yesterday by Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Meerwais Nab. Nab expressed the desire to cooperate with Greece on the issue of voluntary returns through the Afghan Embassy in Athens, as well as the hope for a
Ayaz Gul VOA News October 21, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Officials in Afghanistan say a stampede near Pakistan’s consulate in an eastern border city and insurgent attacks elsewhere in the war-torn country have killed about 50 people. Witnesses said thousands of Afghans had gathered Wednesday morning in a stadium outside the consulate in Jalalabad waiting to
Ariana: Afghan refugees living in Turkey are being scammed by their countrymen when they try to send money to their families in Afghanistan, a Turkish newspaper reported. Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK) has determined that Afghan criminals engaged in drug smuggling and the funding of terror operations are exploiting Afghan refugees in Turkey via
Becoming a pilot was one of his big dreams: Ali Noori was born in Afghanistan and grew up in Iran; during childhood he had to work to support his family. After he fled to Germany, he successfully studied for his glider license and says he has found his freedom.
AP: Afghanistan’s dwindling community of Sikhs and Hindus is shrinking to its lowest levels. With growing threats from the local Islamic State affiliate, many are choosing to leave the country of their birth to escape the insecurity and a once-thriving community of as many as 250,000 members now counts fewer than 700. Click here to
Ariana: Six young Afghan men including two minors were expected to face a prosecutor on Greece’s Lesvos island Wednesday on suspicion of setting fires to the Moria refugee camp last week. The fire destroyed what was Europe’s largest migrant camp, leaving close to 13,000 people without shelter. Click here to read more (external link).
Reuters: Large-scale deforestation driven mainly by four decades of war has contributed to widespread flooding throughout Afghanistan, prompting many in rural areas to move to the capital Kabul or leave the country. Click here to read more (external link). Related Charikar flood survivors mourn dead as Afghanistan grows increasingly vulnerable to climate change
Ariana: In a new report by Save the Children, published on Wednesday and titled Protection Beyond Reach, the organization said that most unaccompanied children in Europe are from Afghanistan, while others are from Syria and some from Africa. The report stated that the total number of children arriving is likely to be much higher, with