Court orders Canada to repatriate nationals held in Syrian camps

View of the city of Qamishli, the "capital" of Rojava, the territory inhabited by Kurds in northeastern Syria, from the Turkish side of border in Nusaybin, on Oct. 14, 2019. EFE FILE/ Ilya U.Topper

Toronto, Canada, Jan 20 (EFE).- A Canadian court on Friday ordered the repatriation of four of its nationals detained in camps in northeastern Syria. The men are among a number of foreign nationals suspected of being members of the Islamic State terror group and held in the camps in Rojava, also called the Autonomous Administration … Read more

Number of injured crosses 40 in Afghanistan foreign ministry bombing

Taliban stand guard at the scene of a bomb blast outside the Afghan foreign ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, 11 January 2023. EFE-EPA/STRINGER

Kabul, Jan 12 (EFE).- Italian nonprofit Emergency, which runs one of the major hospitals in Kabul, on Thursday raised the number of wounded to over 40 a day after a suicide bombing against the Afghan foreign ministry, while the official death toll from the attack remains at five.  After the explosion near the foreign ministry, … Read more