Khaama: Two Turkish soldiers have been sentenced to the maximum prison term for the rape of an Afghan refugee woman during her deportation from Turkey to Iran in January. On January 3, during the incident, contract soldiers O.K. and A.C.D. singled out a 25-year-old woman from a group of 8 individuals they had brought to
8am: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Taliban’s Economy, traveled to Turkey on August 7th, leading a delegation. This was his first official trip abroad in his current position, with his previous trip being to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on May 16, 2022. During his visit to Abu Dhabi, he
Khaama: According to Turkish officials on Sunday, 64 Afghan refugees in Arzantan City who had entered Turkey illegally were detained. These illegal Afghan immigrants were the most recent in the growing number of arrests of people with similar offences after they were found hiding in a truck containing electronic devices. This incident occurred on the
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi July 15, 2023 The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency has provided financial support for vocational training courses for people with disabilities in northern Afghanistan to help them gain professional skills and find employment. The state-run charity will provide six-month courses for women in soap manufacturing and for men in carpentry, the production
RFE/RL EPA-EFE: With living conditions continuing to deteriorate under the Taliban regime, Afghan migrants are fleeing their country in pursuit of a better life wherever they can find it, including on a tea plantation in Turkey. Click here to view photo essay (external link).
Tolo News: Afghan migrants who have been deported by Turkey complained of mistreatment by Turkish border forces, claiming that they were beaten and tortured after they were arrested. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama: Leaders from around the world including Former Afghan President and Former Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah congratulated Recep Tayyib Erdogan after he won another term. Dr. Abdullah has stated that Turkey and Afghanistan are historical friends and allies and Turkey has always stood by the people of Afghanistan during difficult times. Click
Ariana: According to a statement published by Turkey, 3,277 Afghan refugees have been deported to Afghanistan since the beginning of the year. These Afghan refugees had come to Turkey illegally, the statement said. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama: Turkish media reported on Monday that 365 illegal migrants who were recently deported from Turkey, 138 of them on Saturday and 277 of them on Sunday, arrived at Kabul from Aghra City by an Afghan plane. Earlier in January, over 68290 Afghan nationals were deported from Turkey, out of 124,441 illegal immigrants during the
Ariana: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) [Taliban] said in a statement on Tuesday that the diplomats sent by the Islamic Emirate to Tehran have officially started their work at the Consulate General of Afghanistan in Istanbul. A number of countries such as Russia, Pakistan, China, Iran and Turkmenistan, which