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Pakistan decides to keep Afghan refugees until March 2017

Pakistan decides to keep Afghan refugees until March 2017

🕔13:11, 9.Sep 2016

ISLAMABAD: Government on Friday decided to extend Afghan refugees stay in Pakistan until March 2017 as authorities stepped up efforts to work with the UN and Kabul to relocate camps to Afghanistan.

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100,000 Afghan refugees return from Pakistan: UNHCR

100,000 Afghan refugees return from Pakistan: UNHCR

🕔12:16, 9.Sep 2016

PESHAWAR: More than 100,000 Afghan refugees have been repatriated from Pakistan since July, UNHCR officials said Thursday, the highest number since the fall of the Taliban saw a flood of people cross the border in 2002.

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Forces arrest 350 illegal Afghans in Quetta

Forces arrest 350 illegal Afghans in Quetta

🕔09:00, 29.Aug 2016

QUETTA: Security forces carried out raids in different parts of Quetta and arrested 350 Afghan nationals illegally staying in the country.

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Pakistan will no longer host Afghan refugees, says Fatemi

Pakistan will no longer host Afghan refugees, says Fatemi

🕔23:27, 17.Jun 2016

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi on Friday said Pakistan has hosted three million Afghans for decades but now would no longer host Afghan residents here, ARY News reported.

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Ten suspects rounded up in Karachi

Ten suspects rounded up in Karachi

🕔09:33, 30.May 2016

KARACHI: Ten suspects were arrested by Police in during raids in different parts of Karachi, ARY News reported on Monday.

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Iran coerces Afghans to fight in Syria: HRW

Iran coerces Afghans to fight in Syria: HRW

🕔19:22, 29.Jan 2016

NEW YORK: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has recruited thousands of Afghans, some by coercion, to fight in Syria’s war alongside forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

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From AK47s to drones, Afghans ‘war rugs’ reflect bloody decades

From AK47s to drones, Afghans ‘war rugs’ reflect bloody decades

🕔11:21, 4.Mar 2015

KABUL: More than three decades of war have damaged Afghanistan’s once-thriving carpet industry, but weavers are tapping into the bloody past to boost their fortunes with “war rugs” depicting guns, tanks and warplanes.

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Young Afghans go online to find friendship and love

Young Afghans go online to find friendship and love

🕔10:13, 13.Nov 2014

KABUL: Frustrated by strict social rules, young and educated Afghans are quickly learning that taboos can be sidestepped at the tap of a mobile phone.

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U.S. warns Afghans not to form ‘parallel government’

U.S. warns Afghans not to form ‘parallel government’

🕔22:25, 8.Jul 2014

Preliminary results announced on Monday gave Ashraf Ghani, a former World Bank official, 56.44 percent in the run-off on June 14, but Abdullah immediately rejected the outcome, saying the vote had been marred by widespread fraud. Thousands of Abdullah’s supporters

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Afghans vote again in final test as Taliban threats loom

Afghans vote again in final test as Taliban threats loom

🕔19:59, 14.Jun 2014

KABUL: Polls closed in Afghanistan on Saturday after a mostly peaceful run-off to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai, a decisive test of the country’s ambitions to transfer power democratically for the first time in its tumultuous history. As

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