Taliban assures free departures

Brussels 29.08.201 The following statement was released initially by the Governments of the United States of America, Albania, Australia, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Canada, Central African Republic, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Eswatini, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Finland,…

Michel on access to Hamid Karzai airport

Brussels 24.08.2021 Remarks by President Charles Michel following the G7 leaders’ meeting on Afghanistan via videoconference: “We just participated in the virtual G7 leaders’ meeting on Afghanistan”. Cooperation with countries in the region will be key in supporting the safety and proper living conditions of Afghans fleeing their country. We are determined to keep migratory…

Afghanistan: international community statement

Brussels 16.08.2021 The following is the text of a joint statement on Afghanistan initially released by the following: Albania, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federated…

Migrant violence in Calais on rise again

An exchange of gunfire between groups of Afghan migrants left injured in the French port of Calais, officials said, blaming an apparent settling of scores between traffickers. Gunfight among migrants in French port of Calais wounds five https://t.co/WlRbNH9icP — Voice of Europe 🌍 (@V_of_Europe) November 25, 2017 The local prefect’s office told shots were fired…

Afghan refugee murders a child taken hostage

A knife-wielding assiliant from Afghanistan has taken hostage and lethally injured a 5-year-old boy and wounded his Russian mother in a centre for refugees in the Bavarian municipality of Arnschwang. The carnage unfolded in the shelter on Saturday afternoon, police report. (Photo: police, illustration) Police, who had promptly arrived at the scene, shot dead the…