Keyword: Afghan

Tourists among seven wounded in Paris knife attacks

British and Egyptian tourists were among seven people stabbed on Sunday night in a popular canal-side location in Paris by a man believed to be an Afghan national who was chased and overpowered by members of the public, notably pétanque players who reportedly threw their iron balls at the assailant's head. 

Ex-Afghan interpreters say French army abandoned them

Nearly 100 ex-interpreters gathered near French embassy in Kabul holding banners calling for protection and solidarity from former employer.

Former UK soldier cleared of 'people smuggling' charge by French court

Rob Lawrie was instead given a fine for placing a child in danger after trying leave Calais for the UK last october with a 4-year-old Afghan girl.

Ex-UK soldier on trial in France for helping Afghan girl reach England

Rob Lawrie, 49, stands trial in Boulogne on Thursday for trying to smuggle young Afghan girl from miserable migrant camp to join her aunt in UK. 

The Afghan interpreters cut adrift by French army

Threatened at home, only 73 of the 258 former Afghan auxiliaries in French army who requested visas to live in France have been granted them.

French court convicts nine in Afghan terror network

The men, three of them tried in their absence, were part of terrorist network that trained in Afghanistan and reportedly planned attacks in France.