Chinese miners in talks to gain access to huge Afghan lithium reserves

(Bloomberg) – Chinese companies are showing interest in exploiting Afghanistan’s vast untapped mineral resources, while Beijing is seeking a role in rebuilding the nation’s war – torn economy. Most read from Bloomberg Afghanistan sits on deposits estimated to be worth $ 1 trillion or more, including what may be the world’s largest lithium reserves, a … Read more

‘Afghan girl’ from the famous National Geographic front page takes refuge in Italy

Sharbat Gula, known as the green-eyed “Afghan Girl” from the cover of National Geographic’s magazine from 1985, has taken refuge in Italy amid efforts to evacuate Afghans after the Taliban took over the country three months ago when the United States withdrew its remaining troops from Afghanistan. Italy organized Gula’s evacuation in response to requests … Read more

35 Afghan refugees now living in Vermont with host families

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) – Government officials say 35 Afghan refugees are now in Vermont. The families and individuals are among those aired out of Afghanistan by U.S. forces in August. They now live with host families in Vermont. The state is expected to have about 225 Afghan refugees by early next year. Officials say they … Read more

Buffalo State students collect toys for displaced Afghan children on their way to Buffalo

Rachael Koone, a junior in Buffalo State, has embarked on a mission to collect toys for children displaced from Afghanistan. She uses her car as Santa’s sleigh. BUFFALO, NY – Local refugee resettlement organizations have been busy preparing hundreds of Afghan evacuees to be relocated to Buffalo, and efforts are underway to ensure their adaptation … Read more

Afghan refugees are to be resettled in the greater South Bend area

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – The greater South Bend area has been federally approved to receive as many as 60 Afghan refugees. About 4,100 refugees are still being temporarily housed in Camp Atterbury, south of Indianapolis. Two groups, the Catholic Charities and the United Religious Community, have each been approved to oversee 30 resettlements in … Read more

Thousands of Afghan refugees to the United States were not properly investigated, GOP memo reportedly says – KATU

Thousands of Afghan refugees to the United States were not properly investigated, GOP memo reportedly saysKATU .

Journalist and Afghan translator are finally reunited on American soil

They are grateful to see each other again. In late November 2020, journalist Toby Harnden was in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, to investigate his new book, “First Casualty: The Untold Story of the CIA Mission to Avenge 9/11,” and work on a resourceful young translator and medical student named Rohullah Sadat. A year later – the day … Read more

Thousands of Afghan refugees to the United States were not properly investigated, GOP memo reportedly says – KOMO News

Thousands of Afghan refugees to the United States were not properly investigated, GOP memo reportedly saysKOMO News Feds: Mail confusion delayed Social Security cards for Afghan refugeesChannel3000.com – WISC-TV3 Most Afghan evacuees were not examined until they entered the country, the GOP memo saysNew York Post See full coverage on Google News .