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President Ghani vows economic boost to stop migrant exodus

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani vowed to tackle unemployment in the nation in an effort to retain some of the tens of thousands of Afghans migrating to Europe in search of a better life. In an exclusive interview with Tolo

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Afghan and Pakistani officials reach an agreement on undocumented Afghan refugees

Close to two million Afghans are reported to be living in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area and the northwestern parts of Baloochistan. Most of these refugees were born and raised in Pakistan during the last 30 years, but are still considered citizens of

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Afghans from Herat being sent to Iran to work

A commission has been assigned to provide visa facilities for 20,000 Afghans to work in neighboring Iran, an official from Herat said. Governor Fazlullah Wahidi said the initiative was aimed at tackling unemployment and preventing illegal travel of Afghan youth

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UNHCR provides carpet-weaving material to Jawzjan’s IDPs

Afghan Department of Refugees provided carpet-weaving equipment to 225 families of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Jawzjan province with financial support from the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Each family received a carpet-weaving machine, a chair, two

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A township in need of basic facilities in Logar province

A township where once 2,755 families lived is left with only 660 families. Many left the place for lacking housing scheme, water supply, health services and schools. The township was built in 1995 for the refugees returning back to their

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Afghan government to build towns for repatriates

Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation has announced that more than 48 towns would be built for repatriates across 22 provinces. According to the officials, the towns would be established in the next three years. Refugees and Repatriation  Minister Jamayer Anwari

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