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MRR queries KP decision on refugees

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Dec 21, 2014 - 20:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): The decision to expel all Afghan refugees from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after a month is against previous commitments and efforts were on to resolve the issue through diplomatic channels, officials said on Sunday.
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AIHRC concerned at refugees’ situation

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Dec 16, 2014 - 19:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) official Musa Mahmoodi on Tuesday said they were concerned about the situation of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan and Iran.
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Iran extends visas for 450 Afghan refugees

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Dec 13, 2014 - 15:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): The government of Iran has extended work visas of 450 Afghan refugees for six more months, an official said on Saturday.
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Schools set up for Waziristani children

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Oct 25, 2014 - 14:38
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Some 40 primary schools have been set up for Waziristan’s refugee children living in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Saturday.
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5.7m Afghan refugees return in past decade

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Oct 07, 2014 - 14:31
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): An estimated 5.7 million refugees returned to Afghanistan over the past decade, with most focusing their rehabilitation around Kabul, the World Bank said on Monday.
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Waziristan refugees begging for survival

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Sep 15, 2014 - 18:59
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Many Pakistani refugees, who fled an ongoing military offensive in the tribal region of North Waziristan to southeastern Khost province, have started begging to feed their families.
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Waziristan refugees in Khost receive aid

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Aug 27, 2014 - 12:25
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Some Australia-based Afghans provided cash assistance to refugees from Pakistan’s South Waziristan Agency (SWA) in southeastern Khost province.
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Number of illegal migrants to Iran soars

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Aug 24, 2014 - 08:57
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The number of youth illegally travelling to Iran in search of jobs via Nimroz province has doubled and those deported from the neighbouring country are stuck here, unable to pay for their home journey.
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US-Afghans send food aid to refugees

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Jul 26, 2014 - 15:51
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of Afghans living in the US have provided food aid to Khost-based refugees from Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan.
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Camp being set up for Pakistani refugees

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Jun 12, 2014 - 20:24
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Up to 600 families have migrated from Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan to southeastern Khost province, the governor said on Thursday.
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Land plots gifted to warlords: Refugees

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May 03, 2014 - 12:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of refugees on Saturday complained land plots they were promised by the ministry concerned been allotted to warlords and other powerful individuals.
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Iran deports 2,800 Afghan children last year

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Apr 10, 2014 - 19:09
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Human Rights Commission on Thursday expressed concern over the deportation of more than 2,800 Afghan children into western Afghanistan from neighbouring Iran last year.
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Iran extends visas of 470 Afghan refugees

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Jan 12, 2014 - 17:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran has extended work visas of 470 Afghan refugees staying in the neighbouring country, an official said on Sunday.
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Riyadh has no plan to expel illegal Afghans

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Jan 01, 2014 - 17:22
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Refugee and Repatriation on Wednesday said Riyadh had assured Kabul that illegal Afghan refugees and workers would not be forcibly expelled from the kingdom.
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Returning families assured of facilities

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Dec 22, 2013 - 20:11
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.
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Afghan refugees in India reluctant to return

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Dec 22, 2013 - 11:48
KABUL (PAN): Afghan refugees in New Delhi are unwilling to return to their homeland, fearing escalating violence after the 2014 withdrawal of foreign troops, a media report said on Sunday.
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Kabul seeks support for refugees' rehabilitation

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Nov 07, 2013 - 11:07
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan has sought generous international support for long-term socio-economic development and capacity-building programmes to rehabilitate returning refugees.
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Graft sinks deep roots in Ministry of Refugees

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Sep 28, 2013 - 09:50
KABUL (PAN): An Independent Media Consortium (IMC) investigation reveals serious administrative corruption in the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations (MoRR).
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Afghans in Iran face imminent expulsion: HRW

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Sep 09, 2013 - 16:43
KABUL (PAN): Iranian authorities were on Monday asked by an influential human rights organisation to shelve plans of expelling hundreds of thousands of Afghans after they had their visas expired on Sept 6.
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Hundreds of Afghan refugees held in Karachi

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Sep 07, 2013 - 16:05
KARACHI (PAN): Pakistani security forces have detained hundreds of Afghan refugees from various areas of Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province, during a latest crack down on miscreants.
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