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Families returning from Waziristan receive aid in Khost

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Jan 28, 2016 - 20:53
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan refugee families returning from Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region on Thursday received non-food items in aid from the International Organization of Migration in southeastern Khost province, an official said. IOM...
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2 Afghans held for attempted rape of woman on Paris train

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Jan 08, 2016 - 18:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): French police have detained two Afghan refugees for the attempted rape of a passenger on a Paris train, a US-based news site reported on Friday. Aged 19 and 45 years, the refugees sought political asylum in France, claiming they...
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12,000 acres of land allocated for refugee township

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Nov 26, 2015 - 18:08
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A 12,000-acre of land has been allocated in southern Kandahar province for a township to provide land plots to Afghan refugee families returning from neighbouring countries and internally displaced persons, a minister said on Thursday.
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43pc of Afghan migrants granted asylum: German envoy

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Nov 10, 2015 - 20:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): The German ambassador in Kabul on Tuesday said up to 83,000 Afghans migrated to Germany since the beginning of 2015 and 43 percent of them have been granted asylum in the European country.
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A dozen militants eliminated in Helmand offensive

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Nov 07, 2015 - 12:54
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban insurgents have been killed during ongoing operations in Marjah and Nad Ali districts of southern Helmand province, officials claimed on Saturday. The operations were launched on Friday in the two districts,...
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EU urged in Geneva meeting to grant asylum to all Afghans

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Oct 07, 2015 - 17:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Refugee and Repatriation on Wednesday urged the international community to grant asylum to all refugees arriving in Europe without discrimination.
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Ghani wants ministries ready for unannounced refugees’ repatriation

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Aug 26, 2015 - 14:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has directed the ministries concerned to complete their homework for any unannounced repatriation of Afghan refugees.
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3-fold increase in number of returnees: Balkhi

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Aug 16, 2015 - 19:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Refugee and Repatriation Minister on Sunday said the number of Afghan families returning from Iran and Pakistan witnessed a three-fold increase during the first six months of the year.
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Iran extends visas for 450,000 Afghan refugees

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Aug 05, 2015 - 20:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Refugee and Repatriation Affairs on Wednesday said Iran had extended temporary visas for 450,000 Afghan refugees there by another four months.
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25 Afghans refugees detained in Peshawar

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May 24, 2015 - 15:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 100 suspects, including 25 Afghans, were arrested on Sunday during search operations carried out by police in various areas of Peshawar , the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said .
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Documents show aid goes to deserving families

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Apr 23, 2015 - 21:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News on Thursday obtained official documents that show the Afghan government has distributed monetary assistance to deserving families of refugees from Pakistan’s Waziristan tribal region in southeastern Paktika...
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Displaced Waziristan families in Khost get assistance

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Apr 16, 2015 - 15:55
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A Saudi Arabia charity organization has disbursed edible and other assistance among 2,800 displaced Waziristani families in southeastern Khost province, advisor to refugees’ ministry, Hayatullah Sabaoon, said Thursday...
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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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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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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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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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