The foreign ministry defended staff at its embassy in Kabul after documents identifying Afghan workers and job seekers were left behind. The select foreign affairs committee is set to open an investigation after a Times reporter on Tuesday found newspapers containing the contact details of seven Afghans, during a tourRead More →

The Australian government said it had granted humanitarian visas to more than 100 Afghan nationals working in its embassy, ​​a day after announcing that their visa applications had been rejected. Conflicting information has caused confusion as thousands attempt to flee the Taliban regime. More than 100 embassy guards and full-timeRead More →

Moscow ready to issue visas to new US embassy staff, senior Russian diplomat noted Thursday, after the Russian Ambassador to Washington denounced the strict visa issuance procedures for Russian employees. Alexander Bikantov, deputy foreign ministry spokesman, said Russia was “open to dialogue” despite what he described as Washington’s “non-constructive approach”.Read More →