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    Displaced families in Kunar receive aid

    ASADABAD (PAN): Distribution of aid to families displaced by cross-border incursions into eastern Kunar province was launched on Wednesday, officials said.



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    Over 50,000 Afghan refugees return home: UNHCR

    KABUL (PAN): More than 50,000 Afghan refugees have returned from Pakistan and Iran so far this year, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said.



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    Afghan refugees asked to leave Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan’s Khyber Pakthunkhwa provincial government on Thursday asked unregistered Afghan refugees and other foreigners residing illegally in the northwestern province to leave the country immediately or face strict legal action.



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    Pakistan asked to revoke decision on refugees

    KABUL (PAN):  The Afghan government on Thursday urged Pakistan to revoke its recent decision regarding refugees’ forcible expulsion by the end of the current year.



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    IOM helps Nepalese citizens return home

    KABUL (PAN): The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Sunday said it had helped 10 Nepalese citizens, who overstayed their visas, return to their country from Afghanistan.



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    Power supply to refugee camps restored

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): With the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, the Pakistani government has restored power supply to Afghan refugee camps in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, camp residents said on Sunday.



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    Over 41,000 refugees return from Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): More than 41,000 Afghans refuges have returned to their country from Pakistan during the current year, the United Nations refugee agency said on Wednesday.



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    Iran legalises a million Afghans

    KABUL (PAN): More than a million Afghan refugees living with their families in neighbouring Iran have been issued with passports as part of the first phase of their identification and registration process, an official said on Sunday.



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    Kabul asks Pakistan be soft on refugees

    KABUL CITY (PAN): The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation expressed concern on the recent remarks of Pakistan to expel unregistered Afghan refugees living in the country and asked the neighboring government to take a softer position.



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    Model township for Afghan returnees

    KUNDUZ (PAN): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is constructing a model township for Afghan refugees returning home in the Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Monday.