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Migrants sit on the barriers along the ring road heading to the harbour of the French northern city of Calais, on November 2, 2017, next to a lorry parking lot. In Calais, local associations put the number of migrants sleeping rough around the town at around 600-700 and they have …

Afghan Migrant Found Dead By Side of the Road in Calais

An Afghan migrant was found dead by the side of the road in Calais in an apparent hit and run as investigators search for a potential suspect in the case. The man, who has not been able to be identified or his age

Police officers stand in front of the Senators Hotel in Cologne, western Germany on March 5, 2017, where the Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci is set to speak. Zeybekci wants to speak to compatriots in Germany to promote support for an April 16, 2017 constitutional referendum on expanding President …

Germany: Police Shoot Afghan Migrant After Infant Killed

BERLIN (AP) — Police say that an Afghan man fatally wounded a boy from Russia at a home for asylum-seekers in southern Germany, then died after being shot by officers who had been called to the scene. The dpa news

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Majority of Germans Support Afghan Deportations

A new survey has shown that although there have been a number of protests against deporting failed asylum seekers to Afghanistan, the majority of the German public agree with the deportations. The study, commissioned by a German magazine and carried

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Afghan Migrants Detained in Poland

(AP) – A Polish official says three young migrants with no documents are being questioned after illegally entering Poland, hidden in a truck trailer.

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Hundreds Deported After Migrant Riot

After a massive riot which saw hundreds of Afghans fight with police and destroy parts of Bulgaria’s largest asylum camp, authorities have chosen to deport 250 migrants who took part.

A Prater Wheel rolls through the sky over the Prater park in Vienna, Austria on April 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

50 Afghans Brawl, Attack Police In Famous Vienna Park

Over 50 Afghan migrants fought among themselves and with police in one of the Austrian capital’s most famous parks and the site of several past migrant crimes. Police were alerted to a massive fight between Afghan migrants at the Venidiger

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Number Of Afghans Fleeing Country Doubles To 1.2 Million

(AFP) – The number of people internally displaced by war in Afghanistan has doubled since 2012 to 1.2 million, Amnesty International said Tuesday, citing government neglect and a lack of international attention. In its report entitled “My children will die

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Gay Afghan Migrant Forced To Share Room With Taliban Supporter

A gay Afghan migrant has been placed in an asylum home where he shared a room with a former supporter of the Taliban, a group which executed hundreds of homosexuals when they ruled over the Muslim nation. The teenager was housed in

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Two Afghan Refugees Charged With Attempted Rape of Train Passenger

Two Afghan refugees who claimed political asylum in France have been arrested for the attempted rape of a passenger on a Paris train. A 28-year-old woman traveling alone on the Paris RER express train on 9 December found herself under attack from

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Britain Accused Of Abandoning Afghan Interpreters Facing Death

Britain’s “debt of honour” to Afghan interpreters (one pictured above, his face blurred for security purposes, helping Prince Harry), who worked with British troops during the Afghanistan war is being ignored. Instead bureaucracy is being allowed to get in the way of

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Row Over Permanent ‘Container Village’ For Refugee Tent Camp

Plans to tear down a refugee tent camp and replace it with a “container village” at an Austrian army barracks have provoked a local row. The Mayor of Wals-Siezenheim says the container homes suggest a permanent residential solution, as opposed

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WATCH: Massive Syrian-Afghan Brawl In Refugee Camp

Eight people were injured yesterday and riot police intervened to quell the crowd after an argument between residents of a refugee camp in the eastern German city of Dresden threatened to become a full blown battle. EuropeOnline reports 14 police patrol cars