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Jun 20, 2018
Over 7,000 Indians applied for asylum in US in 2017, says UN report; Afghans made up highest number of refugees last yearAccording to the UN report, there were 1,97,146 refugees in end 2017 in India and 10,519 asylum-seekers with pending cases.
Jan 18, 2018
Pakistan can live without US aid but will not compromise on integrity, says Foreign Minister Khawaja AsifPakistan has made it clear to the US that Islamabad can live without American aid but will not compromise on its national integrity, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said.
Feb 13, 2017
Pakistan has deported 6,00,000 Afghans in 8 months, says Human Rights Watch reportPakistan has deported around 6,00,000 Afghan refugees in eight months since July 2016, making it the "world's largest unlawful mass forced return of refugees", New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said in a report.
Oct 18, 2016
Over 350,000 Afghan refugees return home from Pakistan: UNMore than 350,000 Afghan refugees have returned to their war-torn homeland from Pakistan this year, UN data show, with the torrent of people crossing the border expected to continue.
May 21, 2016
In football-crazy Germany, Afghan refugee Safiullah Ahmadzai, 19, scores with cricketSafiullah Ahmadzai, 19, came to Germany as a refugee from Afghanistan. A local cricket club gave him a chance to shine in his favourite sport.
Mar 02, 2016
Two Afghan refugees charged with attempted rape of schoolgirls in GermanyThe duo have been held in police custody without bail, due to the fear of them fleeing the country or committing further such crime should they get bail.
Feb 23, 2016
EU migrant crisis: Afghans trapped on Macedonia border sent to Greece; to be relocated in campsGreece on Tuesday began sending back to Athens by bus hundreds of Afghans trapped on the border with Macedonia following Skopje's refusal to allow them passage to northern Europe, local police said.
Sep 03, 2015
Foreign militants operating in Pakistan after getting national ID cards, says ISI reportForeign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as USD 100, giving them greater freedom to operate.
Jul 26, 2013
Pak will let Afghan refugees stay till 2015Pakistan has decided to extend the stay of Afghan refugees in the country till 2015, officials said.
Jun 28, 2013
Afghans in Pakistan get refugee statusThe UN's refugee agency said Friday Pakistan agreed to extend their status while it comes up with a new policy.