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Pakistan’s deputy prime minister Ishaq Dar said Wednesday that the country repatriated more than 3,000 Pakistani students from Kyrgyzstan over the past week amid the mob attacks targeting international students, including Pakistani students, in Kyrgyzstan. The number of repatriated Pakistani students from Kyrgyzstan is expected to exceed 4,000 by Thursday.  International students, including Pakistanis, were the targets [...]

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One of the major global issues facing many nations in both the developing or developed categories is forced migration and displacement during crises. No matter which region, continent, or nation is the focus, every state, in addition to several other political players, has its own role to play in addressing this complex problem. Situational analysis [...]

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The UK’s Special Immigration Appeals commission denied an Afghan-born man his appeal to keep his British citizenship after it was rerevoked due to allegations that he is a Russian spy, in a judgment handed down on Friday. The appellant, known as C2, was born in Afghanistan but moved to Russia briefly to avoid being drafted. [...]

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Pakistan Foreign Ministry summoned Kyrgyzstan’s ambassador to the country over concerns about recent violence against Pakistani students in Kyrgyzstan issued a press release Saturday. Mob violence against foreigners in Bishkek on Friday injured at least 29 people from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Egypt. The violence and acute animosity toward migrants has unclear origins, but Kyrgyz authorities [...]

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Gunmen killed an Afghan citizen and three Spanish tourists in Bamyan province, central Afghanistan, on Friday evening, according to the Taliban’s Ministry of Interior Affairs. The attack also left four foreign nationals and three Afghans injured, ministry spokesman Abdul Mateen Qani confirmed. The Taliban government condemned the attack, with Qani stating, “We express our deep [...]

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India granted citizenship to its first batch of 14 refugees under the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Wednesday. The refugees are from the neighboring countries of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The law was originally proposed and passed in 2019 by the Indian Cabinet. CAA amended the Citizenship Act of 1955, specifically Section 2.  The [...]

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The Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory on Tuesday sentenced war crimes whistleblower David McBride to five years and eight months’ imprisonment for theft and sharing classified military documents with journalists after McBride exposed allegations of Australian war crimes in Afghanistan. Justice David Moss ordered McBride to serve 27 months in prison before he [...]

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The resurgence of the Taliban poses renewed threats to the Hazaras, characterized by escalated violence, discrimination, and isolation. The Taliban’s early governance involved the abolition of the Shia Personal Status Law, the removal of Ja’fari jurisprudence from the education system, and the dismissal of Shia judges. Notably, the Taliban’s cabinet and supreme court lack Hazara [...]

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