Shivam Kumar

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Britain turning away Afghan refugees despite Taliban resurgence in Helmand

Afghan refugees seeking asylum in Britain are being turned away despite the worsening security situation in the country’s south following years of UK occupation.<p>While 90 percent of asylum claims by Syrian refugees are successful, the same is true of only a third of Afghans.<p>Refugee charities say …

Military pays out £27mn compensation to Iraqi, Afghan war victims

British military officials have paid out £27 million in damages to life, limb and property caused by their actions in Iraq and Afghanistan, figures released under Freedom of Information (FoI) show.<p>Documents seen by the Times show Iraqis have received £21.7 million and Afghans £5.3 million for the …

Attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 1, wounds 7

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Two suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others, an official said.<p>Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada said the toll may rise from Sunday's attack. He said both bombers tried to …