National Geographic’s Afghan girl Sharbat Gula who was earlier arrested for holding a fake Pakistani identity card has been hospitalized while in custody.
Pakistan has decided to suspend repatriation process of Afghan refugees from 30 November until February next year, according to UNHCR.
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.
UN human rights expert says economic hardship and violence mean Afghans flee their country by necessity – a view backed by UNHCR-World Bank report
A number of Ghor residents on Sunday gathered around and next to the governor building of Ghor province to raise their hate and protest against recent mass killing of ISIL fighters in the province.
Afghan ministry of refugee affairs and repatriation has said that a biometric system is soon going to be launched to survey and register local displaced and returnees.
A newly established non-political organisation named “People to People – Pakistan and Afghanistan” has announced to make efforts to bring the people of the two neighbouring countries closer.
IOM is appealing for USD 21 million to provide life-saving assistance to the most vulnerable among the 400,000-plus undocumented Afghans likely to return home from Pakistan before the end of 2016.
The Afghan Civil Aviation Authority [ACAA] has announced that it will ground Safi Airways, an Afghan airline operating since 2006, for failing to pay taxes amounting to 1.6 billion Afghanis (16.7 million dollars).
American taxpayers spent $14.6 million on a new Afghanistan hospital with emergency exit signs pointing the wrong way.