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Iran accident: 21 Afghan refugees injured

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Mar 18, 2018 - 16:55
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Twenty-one Afghan refugees have injured in a road accident in neighboring Iran two days ago, officials in southwestern Nimroz province said on Sunday.
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Afghan refugees won’t be expelled, assures Baloch

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Feb 27, 2018 - 13:59
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan, encouraging voluntary repatriation, has promised Afghan refugees will not be forced into leaving in the country The legal stay of around 1.4 million documented refugees in Pakistan will expire on March 31, with a new...
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Pakistan to speed up repatriation of Afghan refugees

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Feb 21, 2018 - 08:38
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan has decided to speed up the repatriation of Afghan refugees in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. At a meeting chaired by the prime minister in Islamabad late on Tuesday, the federal...
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Pakistan plans hike in repatriation grant for Afghans

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Feb 19, 2018 - 09:04
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan has approached global donors for funding to enhance the repatriation grant for Afghan refugees, the state-run news agency has reported. In an attempt to accelerate the voluntary return of Afghan refugees, Islamabad...
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Gen. Bajwa stresses repatriation of Afghan refugees

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Feb 18, 2018 - 10:31
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa says the repatriation of Afghan refugees is the key to eradication of terrorism from the region. Pakistani Taliban and Haqqani network fighters regularly used the concentration of...
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Abbasi seeks US aid for repatriation of Afghan refugees

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Jan 24, 2018 - 11:10
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan has repeatedly told the United States there is no room for “do more” in the war on terrorism, says Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The ongoing conflict in neighbouring Afghanistan could be resolved through dialogue...
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Pakistan rules out extending Afghan refugees’ stay

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Jan 17, 2018 - 09:37
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The government of Pakistan has ruled out another extension for registered refugees to stay in the country, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. “There will be no extension after January 31 and they will have to go to their country...
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Pakistan being convinced to extend stay of refugees

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Jan 08, 2018 - 14:56
KABUL (Pajhwok): The government hopes to convince Pakistan through negotiations and diplomatic channels to revisit its decision on Afghan refugees’ stay in that country. About a week back, the Pakistani government extended for only a month the stay...
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Pakistan extends stay of Afghan refugees for a month

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Jan 04, 2018 - 10:19
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The federal government has agreed to extend for a month proof of registration (POR) cards for Afghan refugees living in Pakistan. The decision came at a federal cabinet meeting on Wednesday -- days after the US blamed Pakistan...
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Extend Afghan refugees’ stay, Islamabad urged

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Dec 30, 2017 - 11:25
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Civil society activists have urged the government to take a decision on extending the stay of Afghan refugees in Pakistan. Beyond Boundaries asked the government to let Afghan refugees stay in Pakistan until December 31 and...
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Pakistan may extend stay of Afghan refugees for 6 months

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Dec 28, 2017 - 10:58
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The stay of Afghan refugees in Pakistan may be extended for a period of six months, the state-run news agency reported on Thursday. The stay for Afghan refugees in Pakistan will expire on December 31, but UNHCR has urged...
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Nearly 50,000 illegal Afghans documented in Pakistan

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Dec 07, 2017 - 14:42
کابل (پژواک، ١٥ ليندۍ ٩٦): په اسلام اباد کې د افغانستان سفارت وايي چې په روان کال کې نږدې ٥٠٠ زره اسناده نه لرونکي افغان کډوال ثبت او راجستر شوي دي.
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Pakistan to extend stay for Afghans by one more year

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Dec 06, 2017 - 18:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has agreed to extending the stay of Afghan refugees by one more year in the country, a Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) official said on Wednesday.
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Voluntary return of Afghan refugees slows down

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Aug 28, 2017 - 13:02
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees to their homeland has cosiderably slowed dow as undocumented migrants stream to registration centres across Pakistan. Around 25,000 illegal Afghans have been registered by Pakistan's...
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Pakistan to document 700,000 illegal Afghan migrants

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Aug 21, 2017 - 16:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten thousands illegal Afghan refugees have been registered recently in Pakistan, with another seven hundred thousand illegal refugees to be documented in the coming six months, the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) said...
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Germany won’t deport Afghan refugees: Alemi

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Aug 14, 2017 - 12:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): In the wake of an attack on the German embassy in Kabul, Berlin has decided to halt deportation of Afghan refugees, the minister of refugees says. Under the German interior ministry’s decision, only those Afghans involved in...
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Honorable return of refugees top priority: Balkhi

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Jul 29, 2017 - 19:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Refugee and Repatriation Minister Syed Hussain Alami Balkhi on Saturday said an honorable and dignified return of Afghan refugees from their host countries was a top priority of the ministry. Balkhi, who met representatives of...
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Pakistan to legalise stay of 700,000 Afghan refugees

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May 25, 2017 - 16:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan is expected to legalise the stay of 700,000 Afghan refugees by launching their registration process in the next few weeks, officials said on Thursday.. Hafizullah Miakhel, media advisor to the Ministry of Refugees and...
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Hundreds of Afghan refugees return last week

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May 07, 2017 - 19:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) on Sunday said more than 17,000 Afghan refugees had returned from Iran and Pakistan during the past one week. A MoRR statement received by Pajhwok Afghan News said some of the...
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CEO briefed on problems Afghans face in Iran

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May 06, 2017 - 18:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): “Iran considers non-Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) and cards issued to Afghan refugees and students living there as invalid.”
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