Ayaz Gul VOA News October 30, 2023 ISLAMABAD — Pakistan said Monday that almost 200,000 Afghan nationals voluntarily returned to Afghanistan over the past two months ahead of an official deadline for all illegally residing foreigners to leave or face deportation. The Pakistani government has ordered “illegal/unregistered foreigners” and those “overstaying their visa validity periods” to
Akmal Dawi VOA News October 25, 2023 Canada is on the brink of fulfilling its commitment to accept 40,000 Afghans before the end of this year. The pledge, made by Ottawa in August 2021 when the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, was driven by concerns for the safety of Afghans who had collaborated with Canadian
Akmal Dawi VOA News May 9, 2023 WASHINGTON — The government of Canada says it is determined to reach its target of admitting at least 40,000 Afghan refugees by the end of the year. More than 30,600 Afghans have been resettled in Canada since August 2021 when Ottawa announced it would admit thousands of Afghans whose
Akmal Dawi VOA News December 22, 2022 The Canadian government might have a lot of disagreements with the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan but it is reviewing Canada’s counterterrorism laws to find ways to help people under Taliban rule. Canada has designated the Taliban a terrorist entity, prohibiting Canadian citizens and organizations from all transactions with
CNW Telbec: The Government of Canada is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. Canada has now welcomed a total of 14,645 Afghan refugees, with more arriving every week. Click here to read more (external link).
Global News: The girl, Nazifa, was killed when gunfire erupted near a Taliban checkpoint in Kandahar on the night of Dec. 10, her father and the Canadian veterans group Aman Lara told Global News in interviews. The father had worked for the Canadian military in Kandahar until 2011. The family was approved for resettlement by
Craig McCulloch VOA News October 6, 2021 VANCOUVER, CANADA — Shortly after August’s collapse of the Afghanistan government to the Taliban, the Canadian government announced it would initially welcome 40,000 refugees. The resettlement is happening amid upheaval in Afghanistan and at the height of the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. The first refugees
1TV: “This man is an utter fraud: a shameless liar of no ability & a charlatan who has been among the Taliban’s most mindless, kneejerk boosters for decades,” Alexander said of Khan “A pariah like Putin, he deserves only severe sanctions & one day a docket in The Hague.” Pakistan has long been accused of
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan | January 17, 2019: Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon’s close resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into a social media star after his debut on a national talent show. He says he’d love to meet his lookalike.
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 12, 2019 ISLAMABAD — A global watchdog demanded Saturday international donors impose sanctions against Afghanistan’s new defense minister, Asadullah Khalid, saying there is “credible evidence” linking him to serious rights abuses. Khalid’s appointment in December was part of a shake-up President Ashraf Ghani ordered amid sustained countrywide battlefield setbacks inflicted on