Tag: Afghan migrants

Asylum Seeker Suicides On the Rise in Sweden

Several asylum seekers in Sweden have killed themselves in recent weeks, and the government has held a crisis meeting to find the cause and deal with the issue. Five asylum seekers have taken their lives in Sweden, three of them

Face-covered militants who they say are Talibans pose with an RPG in Zabul province, southern of Kabul, Afghanistan Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006. A Taliban commander said in a sit-down interview that insurgent fighters will battle "Christian" troops until they leave Afghanistan and a fundamentalist government is established in Kabul, warning that hundreds of militants are ready to launch suicide attacks to again install strict Islamic law. The regional-level commander, Mullah Nazir Ahmed Hamza, said the Taliban still has thousands of fighters despite heavy losses in recent battles, that support for the hardline movement is increasing every day and that U.S. and NATO forces would have a tough time beating the fighters without air support. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

Afghan Migrants Claim Taliban Ties to Avoid Deportation

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 preventing their deportation. The German government wants to deport thousands of Afghan nationals because

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Afghan Migrant Shot Dead Trying To Enter Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria – A man travelling with a large group of refugees from Afghanistan was shot by a border police officer near the south-eastern Bulgarian town of Sredets late on Thursday and died on his way to the hospital, a