Sayed Abbas, 35, was pivotal in organising the transport of the asylum seekers coming from Indonesia on three overcrowded boats in 2009 and 2011.
A flight carrying a group of failed asylum seekers deported from Germany touched down in Kabul early Thursday, the International Organisation for Migration confirmed.
About fifty asylum seekers departed an Australian-run detention camp in Papua New Guinea on Thursday after police moved into the complex, confiscating food ...
Winter could bring death to asylum seekers stranded on crowded Greek islands with only summer tents for shelter, aid groups said on Wednesday, urging a mass relocation to the mainland.
Australia declared the centre closed on October 31, shutting off water and electricity supplies following a Papua New Guinea Supreme Court ruling that the camp was unconstitutional.
Asylum seekers brought to Australia for medical treatment from overseas detention centres will have all assistance removed until they are deported back, the government said Sunday.
Canada has deployed soldiers to erect tents near the US border to temporarily house hundreds of asylum seekers crossing from New York state, officials said on Wednesday.
France will set up processing centres this summer in Libya for asylum seekers trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean, President Emmanuel Macron announced on Thursday.
Germany has temporarily suspended the group deportations of rejected Afghan asylum seekers following the Kabul truck bomb attack, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.
The number of asylum applications in Austria more than halved in 2016 but remains "high" the country's interior minister said as the figures were released on Sunday.