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Demonstrators protest against the deportation of refugees back to Afghanistan at the airport in Frankfurt/Main on December 14, 2016. / AFP / Daniel ROLAND (Photo credit should read DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Germany Will Still Deport Some Afghans

VIENNA (AP) — German officials say a review of the security situation in Afghanistan supports the current practice of deporting certain Afghan asylum seekers back to the country.

VANERSBORG, SWEDEN - FEBRUARY 12: A refugee walks on the hallway of his building of the Sweden's largest temporary camp for refugges at the former psychiatric hospital Restad Gard on February 12, 2016 in Vanersborg, Sweden. Last year Sweden received 162,877 asylum applications, more than any European country proportionate to …

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

Demonstrators protest against the deportation of refugees back to Afghanistan at the airport in Frankfurt/Main on December 14, 2016. / AFP / Daniel ROLAND (Photo credit should read DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

German Regions Refuse To Deport Afghan Migrants

Despite the German federal government’s plan to deport thousands of failed Afghan asylum seekers, German regions are not cooperating and claim Afghanistan has become far too dangerous.

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 …

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 Travels 400KM Strapped Under Lorry in Dash to Northern Europe

An Afghan caught traveling 400km attached to a lorry’s undercarriage has announced that he still plans to sneak into Northern Europe. Drivers alerted police to the young Afghan man after they caught sight of him suspended from a makeshift belt harness. Traffic

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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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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