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27 July 2009 – The issue of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan will be discussed at a major meeting in Kabul. (more…)

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By ASIF SHAHZAD
The Associated Press

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Afghan refugees ordered out of a Pakistani war zone begged Tuesday for bus fares and flowed over the border into their homeland, worsening a humanitarian crisis resulting from an army offensive against Taliban militants, officials said.

Pakistan has told 50,000 Afghans to leave the Bajur tribal region, accusing them of links to militants that used the remote and impoverished area as a base for attacks on both sides of the frontier. (more…)

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