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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.



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    Afghanistan biggest refugee producer: UNHCR

    KABUL (PAN): A global humanitarian agency said 800,000 people were displaced due to turmoil in their homeland, making it one of the worst years this century.



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    Don’t expel refugees in haste, Islamabad urged

    KABUL (PAN): The Civil Society Coordination Centre (CSCC), a coalition of Afghan civil society groups, on Monday said that, along with its Pakistani counterparts, they had urged Islamabad not to expel refugees in haste.



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    Millions of returnees to burden Afghanistan: IOM

    KABUL (PAN): A global humanitarian agency cautioned on Wednesday that millions of refugees returning from Pakistan and Iran could face serious socio-economic and security threats, as Afghanistan did not have the capacity to accommodate them.



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    Accord on refugees reached with Pakistan

    KABUL (PAN): Refugee and Repatriation Minister Jamahir Anwari on Saturday said an agreement had been reached on voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan.



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    Unregistered Afghan refugees top Islamabad talks

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Officials of Pakistan and Afghanistan, along with the United Nations, started talks on issues of unregistered Afghan refugees in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Afghan officials in Islamabad for refugee talks

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): An Afghan official delegation is due to arrive in Islamabad on Monday for a three-day visit to hold talks with Pakistani officials over a planned repatriation of Afghan refugees to their homeland in May.