Tolo News: Canada’s Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, quoted by Indian media, said on Thursday that the Canadian government is working on a plan to approve private sponsorship of Hindu and Sikh citizens of Afghanistan by a foundation and approved individuals will be welcomed to Canada in the coming year. Click here to
AFP: Harsh anti-asylum policies have given the country a reputation as inhospitable to non-white immigrants – A Hazara refugee who now calls the Australian outback home, Ali named his new venture the “Afghan Friendship Restaurant”, a tribute to the warm welcome he says he received after moving to the town of Griffith five years ago. The
The Huffington Post: A woman who fled the Taliban in Afghanistan won election to New Hampshire’s House of Representatives on Tuesday, the first former refugee to win a seat in the state legislature. Democrat Safiya Wazir, 27, a mother of two who escaped Afghanistan as a child, defeated Republican Dennis Soucy for the seat. She lived
1TV: A total of eight athletes and three officials arrived in Sydney on October 18 and were due to depart together on 28th October. However, five athletes and one official didn’t arrive at the city’s airport to fly home with the rest of the team.“One of them actually said when he came and saw the people here
Tolo News: Greece police have detained 40 Afghan nationals for questioning following a large brawl on Saturday between a group of Afghan and Syrian migrants at a state-run camp of Malakasa, on the outskirts of Athens, that resulted in the death of a 31-year-old Syrian man, according to Greece’s local newspaper Kathimerini report. Click here to
VOA News | September 23, 2018: A former Afghan refugee turned doctor in the United Kingdom is using technology and the web to save lives in war-torn and low income countries. VOA correspondent Mariama Diallo has more on what the doctor has dubbed “Teleheal,” the charitable organization he recently founded.
Ayaz Gul VOA News September 16, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, in an unprecedented announcement Sunday, pledged to offer Pakistani citizenship to hundreds of thousands of Afghans born to refugee families his country has been hosting for decades. The United Nations refugee agency and local officials say there are 2.7 million Afghans, including