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    Early return of illrgal refugees ruled out

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan on Sunday ruled out the early return of refugees from neighbouring countries, including Iran.



    Migration

    Afghans can open bank accounts in Pakistan

    KABUL (PAN): Under an agreement extending their stay in Pakistan until the end of 2015, Afghan refugees can now open bank accounts and get driving licences and mobile phone SIM cards in the neighbouring country.



    Migration

    Returning families promised plots

    KABUL (PAN): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) and the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) on Saturday promised land plots for the Afghans returning from neighbouring countries.



    Migration

    KP opposes extending Afghan refugees’ stay

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, rejecting the central government’s repatriation policy, has opposed extending Afghan refugees’ stay in the country, a report said on Friday.



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    Pakistan minister in Kabul for talks on refugees

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan’s Minister of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) on Thursday arrived in Kabul for participation in a tripartite meeting among Pakistan, Afghanistan and UNHCR.



    Migration

    Highest level of displaced families in 20 years

    KABUL (PAN): UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has said the number of forcibly displaced people continues to rise in the world and has reached more than 45 million -- the highest level in nearly 20



    Migration

    IOM promises to continue work

    KABUL (PAN): International Organisation for Migration (IOM) head in Kabul Richard Danziger on Saturday promised the group would continue its activities in Afghanistan.



    Migration

    Iran deports 1500 Afghan kids in 2 months: Official

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Iran has deported up-to 1500 Afghan children to the eastern province of Herat in the past two months, an official said on Tuesday.



    Migration

    Returning families remain homeless

    SHARAN (PAN): A large number of families have been without shelter since their return from neighbouring Pakistan to southeastern Paktika province years ago.



    Migration

    Afghans’ repatriation process suspended

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan has been suspended for a short period of time, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Wednesday.