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Foreigners and illegal migrants

Pakistan has always struggled with and mismanaged the number of foreigners and illegal migrants in the country. There have been reports that millions of illegal migrants including Afghan refugees have been issued identity cards while several others living for decades

Pakistan, Bosnia sign accord for return of illegal migrants

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Bosnia have inked two accords of cooperation including an agreement on the readmission of illegal Pakistani migrants and a Memorandum of Understanding on scientific cooperation. Under the agreement, a large number of illegal migrants from Pakistanis currently

Afghanistan probes reports Iranian guards forced migrants into river

HERAT: Afghan officials searched for migrants in a river bordering Iran after reports that Iranian border guards tortured dozens and threw them into the water to keep them out of Iran. Afghan authorities in western Herat province said they retrieved

Over 8,000 Pakistani illegal immigrants return from Malaysia

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari on Monday said over 8,000 Pakistanis have returned home country under a Malaysian amnesty scheme. He said the amnesty scheme was aimed at ensuring

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

ATHENS: Forty-one migrants were found alive in a refrigerated truck in northern Greece on Monday, said police, who arrested the driver. The migrants, of apparent Afghan origin, were mostly in good condition but seven received first aid in hospital, the

Over 30 Pakistani migrants found in lorry in France

NICE: Around 30 migrants from Pakistan have been found hidden in a lorry in southern France, said prosecutors. They said the driver, who was also from Pakistan, has been detained. This was discovered after 39 people, all believed to be

Europe must brace for new refugee wave: Greek PM

ATHENS: Europe must be ready for the possibility of a new refugee influx, Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday, as an unfolding Turkish offensive in Syria could see more people flee the conflict-ridden region. “Europe must be prepared

US migrants will be denied entry if they cannot pay for healthcare

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who will not be covered by health insurance within 30 days of entering the country or do not have the means to pay for their