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    Pakistan starts renewing refugees’ cards

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): The Pakistan government has set in motion a countrywide process of issuing renewed Proof of Registration (PoR) cards to registered Afghan refugees.

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    Islamabad plans to register illegal Afghans

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): The government in Islamabad says it has worked out a comprehensive plan to register around 1.5 million illegal Afghan refugees living in different parts of Pakistan.


    Thousands of Kapisa families displaced

    MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Thousands of families have been displaced by fighting over the last couple of days in the Najrab district of central Kapisa province, affected individuals said on Tuesday.


    Curbs on refugees’ movement in Peshawar urged

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The administrative chief of Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, has suggested restrictions on the movement of Afghan refugees in the city.


    UAE meeting on Afghan refugees rescheduled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Arab Emirates will host representatives from the UN, Pakistan and Iran next week to review pilot projects set up to encourage refugees to return to their homes from the neighbouring countries.


    Iran extends visas of 470 Afghan refugees

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran has extended work visas of 470 Afghan refugees staying in the neighbouring country, an official said on Sunday.


    Returning families assured of facilities

    KABUL (PAN): Nearly 9,000 homecoming families would be extended “all basic facilities of life” as part of the New Kabul City project, an ambitious public-private joint venture to construct a metropolis 1.5 times larger than the current city of Kabul.


    Migration presents challenges, opportunities: IOM

    KABUL (PAN): The issue of migration in Afghanistan is complex and multi-faceted and presents both challenges and opportunities, a global organisation said on Wednesday -- marking International Migrants’ Day.


    Iran daily deports Afghans by thousands

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Iran has been forcefully deporting Afghan refugees by the thousands on a daily basis to western Herat province, an official said on Monday.


    Anwary under fire but convinces MPs

    KABUL (PAN): Refugee and Repatriation Minister Jamahir Anwary on Saturday came under harsh criticism from some lawmakers, but managed to convince the lower house not to consider a no-confidence motion against him.