The situation in Afghanistan is rapidly changing for the worse, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at Thursday’s meeting with Tajik Defense Minister Sherali Mirzo.
A Russian military plane with at least 92 people on board has crashed in Black sea shortly after it disappeared from Radar following its takeoff from Sochi.
The Berlin terrorism attack has raised concerns about violence against Germany’s asylum seekers.
At least 12 people have been killed and three injured in a recent car accident in the Iranian southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
Called the “Taliban trick”, Afghan migrants who are scheduled to be deported are claiming to be members of the Taliban, forcing police to open criminal investigations so that they could escape their deportation.
Germany officials say that more than 3,000 undocumented Afghan refugees who have no chance to stay in Germany, voluntarily left the country in 2016.
A German news website says a flight returning failed Afghan asylum applicants to Afghanistan is due to take place soon.
Expressing “utmost disappointment” at the rejection of bail of Nat Geo’s famed ‘Afghan Girl’ Sharbat Gula, the Afghan envoy to Pakistan has called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to intervene in the case for her release.
Twenty two Indian nationals accused of leaving India to join the Islamic State are learnt to have reached “the caliphate” in Afghanistan in the first week of July, officials said.
The terrorist group al-Qaida has said it extracted the release of two daughters of its chief Ayman al-Zawahiri and the widow of slain 9/11 planner in exchange for the kidnapped son of former Pakistan army Chief Pervez Ashfaq Kayani.