7 Afghan evacuees to Germany failed security checks, 4 were previously deported as criminals – interior minister

Four Afghans rescued from Kabul and airlifted to Germany had been previously deported for committing crimes, the country’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer revealed, pledging to prevent an unchecked influx of migrants to Europe. … Read More >7 Afghan evacuees to Germany failed security checks, 4 were previously deported as criminals – interior minister

A real disaster’: Russian Foreign Ministry slams rumored NATO plan to house Afghan refugees fleeing Taliban in Central Asia

A purported plan created by the US-led NATO bloc to send refugees from Afghanistan to neighboring Central Asian countries could turn into a disaster for the European nations that are pushing it, even if they don’t realize it yet. … Read More >A real disaster’: Russian Foreign Ministry slams rumored NATO plan to house Afghan refugees fleeing Taliban in Central Asia

Belarus set to refuse illegal migrants deported from European Union countries, as Lukashenko ramps up refugee border row with West

Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus’s embattled leader, has put forward a new bill that would allow his country to reject migrants and would-be asylum seekers deported from the EU for crossing the border without permission. … Read More >Belarus set to refuse illegal migrants deported from European Union countries, as Lukashenko ramps up refugee border row with West

UN refugee agency warns Afghanistan is facing a ‘greater humanitarian crisis’ as countries end evacuation efforts

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has warned Afghanistan faces “a far greater humanitarian crisis,” as nations end their evacuation efforts ahead of the US withdrawal from the country on August 31. … Read More >UN refugee agency warns Afghanistan is facing a ‘greater humanitarian crisis’ as countries end evacuation efforts

Qatar offering Covid-19 shots to Afghan evacuees transiting through the country after rescuing over 40,000 people

Qatar’s Foreign Ministry has said that Doha is offering Covid-19 vaccines to Afghan evacuees that are awaiting transit to go onwards to another country, with the state having helped to rescue tens of thousands of people. … Read More >Qatar offering Covid-19 shots to Afghan evacuees transiting through the country after rescuing over 40,000 people

France will end Afghanistan evacuations on Friday evening ahead of full US withdrawal – PM Castex

French Prime Minister Jean Castex has stated that his country will cease evacuations from Afghanistan after Friday, citing America’s plan to proceed with a full withdrawal from the country by the August 31 deadline. … Read More >France will end Afghanistan evacuations on Friday evening ahead of full US withdrawal – PM Castex

Private flight leaves Kabul with nearly 300 EMPTY seats after passengers turned away by US & Taliban security – reports

At least one private charter flight set to evacuate hundreds of Afghans from the Kabul airport was forced to take off with just 50 of its 345 seats filled, amid reports that US and Taliban forces prevented them from boarding. … Read More >Private flight leaves Kabul with nearly 300 EMPTY seats after passengers turned away by US & Taliban security – reports

Germany will continue to help Afghans wanting to leave after August 31 despite Taliban warnings – Chancellor Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged that Berlin will continue to help aid workers and Afghans who have worked with its troops looking to flee the country past the August 31 deadline, despite warnings from the Taliban. … Read More >Germany will continue to help Afghans wanting to leave after August 31 despite Taliban warnings – Chancellor Merkel