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Migration

370,000 Afghans in Pakistan yet to receive cards

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Nov 13, 2017 - 10:17
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The government of Pakistan is yet to start issuing cards to about 370,000 Afghan citizens who were recently registered across the country. The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has not even printed the cards...
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4,256 refugee families return via Spin Boldak this year

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Nov 12, 2017 - 11:02
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A total of 4,256 Afghan refugee families returned from Pakistan via the Spin Boldak border crossing into southern Kandahar province this year, officials say. The Refugee and Repatriate Department of Kandahar province says the...
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More than 1400 Afghan families ordered to leave Hazara

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Nov 09, 2017 - 08:32
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): More than 1,400 Afghan families living in two refugee camps in the Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been ordered to leave the region by mid-December.
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Hundreds of Afghans flee country through Nimroz border daily

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Nov 07, 2017 - 15:16
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Local officials say insecurity, joblessness and poverty force a large number of people to go abroad illegally through southwestern Nimroz province. Nimroz, sharing borders with Iran and Pakistan, has become a passage for illegal...
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UNHCR, World Bank ink agreement on data-sharing

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Nov 05, 2017 - 13:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): UNHCR and the World Bank (WB) on Sunday signed a data-sharing agreement on refugees to strengthen the existing data collection processes. The accord would help enhance technical capacity for a comprehensive analysis of the return...
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120,000 Afghans in UAE to be documented in 6 months

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Nov 05, 2017 - 09:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): The registration of 120,000 Afghan expatriates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would get under way in early December, a news report said on Sunday. The Afghan embassy in the UAE would document the expats and issue them with new...
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Khost-based refugees from Waziristan seek assistance

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Oct 10, 2017 - 13:08
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Waziristan refugees in the Spera district of southeastern Khost province have asked the Afghan government and NGOs for assistance. Spira is one of the mountainous and cold districts of Khost province, where hundreds of refugees...
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Paktika: 130 displaced families receive assistance

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Oct 06, 2017 - 14:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Relief items worth half a million afghanis have been distributed to war-displaced families in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Friday. Governor Ilyas Wahdat told Pajhwok Afghan News 130 displaced households...
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Afghans deported from Europe face death, torture

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Oct 05, 2017 - 15:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): A global human rights watchdog on Thursday assailed European governments for putting thousands of Afghans in harm’s way by forcibly returning them to their homeland. The Afghans deported from European countries were at serious risk...
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Registration of Afghan citizens in KP resumes

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Oct 03, 2017 - 14:08
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The Pakistan government resumed on Tuesday the registration of undocumented Afghan citizens in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The documentation process was temporarily suspended ahead of Muharram by...
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12 weapons recovered from repatriates’ truck

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Sep 23, 2017 - 20:41
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Border police recovered 12 weapons from a truck bringing refugee families from Pakistan to Afghanistan in Torkham border town in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.
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3,629 refugee families return to Kandahar this year

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Sep 14, 2017 - 00:00
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): So far 3,629 Afghan refugee families have returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan via the Spin Boldak-Chaman border crossing this year, officials in southern Kandahar province say.
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Khost: Displaced families in need of assistance

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Sep 13, 2017 - 15:19
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Families displaced as a result of war from Paktia to Khost province demand immediate assistance from government and humanitarian organisations. Logar Khan, a resident of Janikhel district, told Pajhwok Afghan News he moved to...
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Hundreds flee clashes in Paktika’s Gomal

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Sep 07, 2017 - 18:12
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Hundreds of families have fled ongoing clashes between security forces and militants in the Gomal district of southeastern Paktika province. One of them, Sayed Shah, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the clashes in Gomal erupted two...
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IDPs seek solution to their problems as they have nothing to celebrate Eid

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Sep 01, 2017 - 10:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have demanded the government to provide them with work opportunities as they have been facing multiple challenges.
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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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Peshawar University to set up refugee study centre

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Aug 28, 2017 - 12:44
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The University of Peshawar, in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, plans to set up a centre for refugee and migration studies. The Department of International Relations said on Sunday it was...
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Pakistan facilitates Afghan refugees with education, training

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Aug 25, 2017 - 12:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan refugees’ ministry official have said multiple facilities had been provided to Afghan refugees in Pakistan including education and trainings.
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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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