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AFGHANISTAN-PAKISTAN: Pressure mounts on Afghan refugees

AFGHANISTAN-PAKISTAN: Pressure mounts on Afghan refugees

July 24, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 24 July 2012 (IRIN) - Pakistan is putting pressure on the estimated 2.8 million Afghan registered and unregistered refugees to return to their homeland by the end of 2012.

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PAKISTAN: Preparations for the monsoon

PAKISTAN: Preparations for the monsoon

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 18, 2012 0

ISLAMABAD 18 July 2012 (IRIN) - Pakistan is bracing for the annual July-September monsoon, with aid workers saying existing relief stocks are insufficient to guarantee an effective response in the event of a

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PAKISTAN: Enslaved by tradition

PAKISTAN: Enslaved by tradition

July 5, 2012 0

ISLAMABAD 05 July 2012 (IRIN) - Despite the placing on Pakistan’s statute books of tougher laws against the practice of `swara’ or the “giving away” of a woman to a rival party to

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PAKISTAN: Sindh 2011 flood victims brace for monsoon

PAKISTAN: Sindh 2011 flood victims brace for monsoon

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 11, 2012 0

KARACHI 11 June 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of people who lost their homes in the 2011 floods in Sindh Province, southern Pakistan, are worried how the July-September monsoon will pan out, according to

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Analysis: Remedying global health R&D

Analysis: Remedying global health R&D

May 25, 2012 0

BANGKOK 25 May 2012 (IRIN) - Researchers are calling for a binding global health convention that requires all governments to share the costs of research and development (R&D), stating that such an international

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PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

May 16, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 16 May 2012 (IRIN) - The recent outbreak of measles which claimed the lives of at least 12 children and one adult in Pakistan's North Waziristan's tribal agency is directly linked to

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