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.
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.
QUETTA: Security forces carried out raids in different parts of Quetta and arrested 350 Afghan nationals illegally staying in the country.
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.
KARACHI: Ten suspects were arrested by Police in during raids in different parts of Karachi, ARY News reported on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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
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