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Afghanistan, the new Islamic government: among the ministers a ‘wanted’ from the FBI. Italy: “We will return to Kabul”

KABUL – Italy and Afghanistan: faraway, so close. After the “Taliban” opening in recent days, with the invitation of the spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid to reopen the tricolor embassy in Kabul, today the Italian Foreign Minister, Luigi Di Maio, declared that Italy wants to guarantee a government presence in the Islamic Emirate. “With the countries of the area and with our partners we are reflecting on the creation of a joint presence in Afghanistan with mainly consular functions and which serves as an immediate point of contact”, said Di Maio in the briefing on Afghanistan in the Parliament. (more…)

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Afghanistan, the Pope: “I pray that many countries will protect those seeking a new life”

 

VATICAN CITY – “Help the Afghans”. The call comes from St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican. It was launched by Pope Francis, after the Sunday Angelus. “In these troubled times that see Afghans seeking refuge – said the Pontiff – , I pray for the most vulnerable among them. I pray that many countries will welcome and protect those seeking a new life. I pray also for the internally displaced persons and that they may receive assistance and the necessary protection. May young Afghans receive education, an essential good for human development. And may all Afghans, whether at home, in transit, or in host countries, live with dignity, in peace and fraternity with their neighbours”.  (more…)

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Afghanistan, il Papa: “Prego che molti Paesi accolgano quanti cercano una nuova vita”

CITTÀ DEL VATICANO – “Aiutiamo gli Afghani”. L’appello arriva da piazza San Pietro, in Vaticano. A lanciarlo è Papa Francesco, dopo l’Angelus della domenica. “In questi momenti concitati che vedono gli afghani cercare rifugio, prego per i più vulnerabili tra loro. Prego – ha detto il Pontefice – che molti Paesi accolgano e proteggano quanti cercano una nuova vita. Prego anche per gli sfollati interni, affinché abbiano l’assistenza e la protezione necessarie. Possano i giovani afghani ricevere l’istruzione, bene essenziale per lo sviluppo umano. E possano tutti gli afghani, sia in patria, sia in transito, sia nei Paesi di accoglienza, vivere con dignità, in pace e fraternità coi loro vicini”. (more…)

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More than 3,000 evacuees arrived now in Canada from Afghanistan

OTTAWA – Canada evacuated over 3,700 people from Afghanistan: more than 3,000 evacuees have now arrived in Canada, which includes more than 900 passengers who arrived on four flights since Sunday, August 29. “We expect more to arrive here in the near future”, said today Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs.  (more…)

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Garneau: “1.250 cittadini canadesi ancora bloccati in Afghanistan”

OTTAWA – Centinaia di cittadini canadesi, residenti permanenti e familiari rimangono in Afghanistan: lo ha rivelato ieri il ministro degli Esteri, Marc Garneau, mentre il governo federale ha annunciato l’intenzione di reinsediare 5.000 afghani già portati fuori dal Paese dagli Stati Uniti. “La cosa principale che dovevamo capire era quanti cittadini canadesi o residenti permanenti e membri della famiglia fossero in grado di salire su alcuni dei voli dei nostri alleati”, ha detto Garneau durante una conferenza stampa svoltasi ieri. “Stimiamo che al momento ci siano circa 1.250 cittadini canadesi o residenti permanenti o familiari che si trovano in Afghanistan”… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Minister Garneau: “1,250 Canadian citizens still stuck in Afghanistan”

OTTAWA – Hundreds of Canadian citizens, permanent residents and family members remain in Afghanistan: Foreign Minister Marc Garneau (in the pic) revealed today, while the federal government announced its intention to resettle 5,000 Afghans already brought out of the country by the United States. “The main thing we needed to figure out was how many Canadian citizens or permanent residents and family members were able to board some of our allies’ flights,” Garneau said at a press conference today. “We estimate that there are currently around 1,250 Canadian citizens or permanent residents or family members who are in Afghanistan”.  (more…)

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“La musica è finita” in Afghanistan. Cantante ucciso dai talebani

KABUL – Nell’Afghanistan del 2021 è un crimine anche la musica. Basta cantare per rischiare la vita. E così Fawad Andarabi, che non poteva vivere senza cantare, è stato ucciso. Ad assassinarlo, brutalmente, sono stati i talebani. Lo hanno trascinato fuori dalla sua casa, ad Andarab, nella parte meridionale della provincia di Baghlan. E lo hanno “giustiziato”… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Afghanistan, da crisi umanitaria a opportunità capitalistica

TORONTO – Il “Destino Manifesto” americano – in termini odierni, il colonialismo sfrenato – giustificava l’occupazione del territorio aborigeno, la pulizia etnica e la guerra coloniale nel diciannovesimo secolo associando un ethos quasi religioso con l’obiettivo più velato e volgare: “c’è l’oro in quelle colline là”… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Covid, Afghanistan e sondaggi: le tre incognite del voto

TORONTO – Tre incognite rendono tortuosa la strada che porta alla conferma di Justin Trudeau alla guida del Paese. Tre situazioni impreviste, che evidentemente non erano state prese in considerazione dal primo ministro uscente e dal suo entourage quando è stata presa la decisione di staccare la spina al governo e rimandare il Paese alle urne… Read More in Corriere Canadese >>> 

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Covid, Afghanistan and surveys: the three unknowns of the vote

TORONTO – Three unknowns make the road to the confirmation of Justin Trudeau at the helm of the country tortuous. Three unforeseen situations, which evidently had not been taken into account by the outgoing prime minister and his entourage when the decision was made to pull the plug on the government and send the country back to the polls.  (more…)

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Afghanistan, sos for stuck Canadians. “We will bring you home”

TORONTO – The question is: how many Canadians are still stuck in Afghanistan? The federal government will not disclose it. “Security reasons”. “Due to the security situation in Afghanistan, Global Affairs does not disclose the number of Canadians registered in the Canadian overseas registration database (Roca),” reads an e-mailed statement from a Global Affairs Canada (Gac) spokesperson to Global News, on Sunday night. And, above all, it is unknown if, how and when all these people (and with them the 20,000 Afghans that the government announced on Friday that it wants to welcome) will be able to “land” in Canada.  (more…)


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