Afghan man deported from Germany commits suicide Jul 12, 2018 0 35 12345 AFPKabulAn Afghan man deported from Germany has been found dead in a hotel room in Kabul after committing suicide, officials said Wednesday.The 23-year-old man, who has not been identified, was forcibly returned to the Afghan capital on July 4 along with 68 other failed Afghan asylum seekers. He had been staying at a hotel used by the International Organization for Migration as temporary accommodation for returnees while he waited to go to the western city of Herat.His body was found on July 10. A police investigation into his death is under way, but an IOM official said the man had"apparently"committed suicide.Afghanistan's refugees and repatriations ministry spokesman Hafiz Ahmad Miakhail confirmed one of the 69 deportees had killed himself while staying at a temporary shelter.The IOM issued a statement calling for"assisted voluntary return and reintegration"instead of deportations."Forced returns carry the stigma of failure, can encourage unsafe re-migration, and increase risks and hardships for the returnee,"the IOM said. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Thousands attend funeral of Pakistan politician killed in Taliban attack Jul 12, 2018 0 337 US may review Afghan strategy after a discouraging year: Officials Jul 12, 2018 0 42 Militants storm Afghan govt compound in Jalalabad, kill 11 staffers Jul 12, 2018 0 36 Will return to Pakistan despite sentencing, says Nawaz AFP London Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said he would return to Pakistan this week despite being sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison by a corruption court there. "Despite seeing the bars of .. Act against 'pre-poll rigging', PML-N asks caretaker CM dawn.com Islamabad The PML-N on Wednesday demanded that caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Hasan Askari Rizvi take action against the arrest of over 200 party workers form Rawalpindi and the imposition of Section 144 in .. At lest 50 dead in Nepal floods and landslides dpa Kathmandu Floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains in Nepal have killed at least 50 people and injured 20 others~in the last two weeks, officials said on Wednesday. The extreme weather has affected 36 of .. Sri Lanka to hang drug criminals AFP Colombo Sri Lanka announced Wednesday it would start hanging drug criminals, ending a near-half century moratorium on capital punishment as officials promised to"replicate the success"of the Philippines drug .. Scholars plead for peace in Afghanistan AFP Jeddah More than 100 Muslim scholars from around the world meeting Wednesday in the Saudi holy city of Makkah issued an urgent appeal for peace in Afghanistan as they ended a two-day conference. "The solution to the ..