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UN Prods Pakistan to Deal with Afghan Refugees

The United Nations says it is “eagerly awaiting” Pakistan's solution on the status of around 1.5 million Afghan refugees in the country, insisting they continue to need asylum and protection. Pakistan hosts an additional estimated one million Afghans living as illegal economic migrants. The refugee population is the world’s largest long-term displacement, according to the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR). Most of them fled decades of conflict in Afghanistan. UNHCR wants Islamabad to...

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