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    Causes Of Migration In Pakistan

  • Pakistan calls for urgent action to deal with forced migration

    UNITED NATIONS: Ambassador to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi on Wednesday urged the world community for urgent action to deal with the growing crisis of forced migration...

    Pakistan’s permanent representative also said that the post-2015 agenda of the UN seeks to end extreme poverty, promote prosperity and well-being for the people, besides protecting environment for ourselves and future generations...

  • EU mulls migration ‘brake’ for Britain

    BRUSSELS: The European Union is examining a possible “emergency brake” on migration into Britain as an alternative to David Cameron’s unpopular demands for limits to migrant benefits, diplomatic sources said on Thursday...

    The clause would allow Britain to put limits on migration from the other 27 EU countries if its public services are overwhelmed or its welfare system is being abused, the sources said...

  • Footprints: The high price of migration

    ATHENS: Nasima, 32, has just finished wrangling with her two daughters and one son, when a foreign journalist comes asking Afghan refugees what they plan to do after reports that the border of Macedonia is closed to all non-Syrians...

    “What did he say?” she asks in panic
  • Cameron sets red line in EU talks as migration soars

    The Conservative leader’s comments came as new figures dealt a further blow to his long-held promise to reduce net migration to below 100,000, showing it rose from 209,000 in 2013 to 318,000 last year...

    “Changes to welfare to cut EU migration will be an absolute requirement in the renegotiation,” he said...

  • MIGRATION: EUROPE’S RESPONSE TO THE REFUGEE CRISIS

    3 million Euros, the equivalent of nearly 34 million dollars, for work with the federal migration office that began in October 2015 and continues to this day...

    The company’s work on migration issues also has taken its consultants to Greece and Sweden, and this year McKinsey submitted a bid for a project with the United Nations...

  • Government plans to curb urban migration

    ISLAMABAD: The government is developing strategies to uplift the agriculture sector and boost rural economy to minimise rural to urban migration, Minister for National Food Security, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said on Monday...

    Due to increasing rural to urban migration, the agriculture sector of Pakistan is losing out on skilled manpower, he said...

  • US pulls out of talks on migration agreement

    UNITED NATIONS: In a year where the Trump administration is pulling out of UN accords, from climate change to Unesco on Israeli pressure, the United States notified the world body that it would no longer take part in the Global Compact on Migration, saying it undermines the nation’s sovereignty...

    Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon hosted an international summit on migration and refugees in Sept 2016 in the hope of establishing a...

  • Border fences will stop Muslim migration, says Hungarian PM

    BUDAPEST: European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros are seeking a “new, mixed, Muslimised Europe,” Hungary’s anti-migration prime minister said on Saturday...

    Prime Minister Viktor Orban said during a visit to Romania that Hungary’s border fences, supported by other Central European countries, are the barriers to the EU-Soros effort to increase Muslim migration...

  • Clashes lead to migration of Dasht villagers

    GWADAR: The entire village of Zarren Bug in the Dasht area of Kech district wears a deserted look as the residents have migrated to Gwadar, Turbat, Karachi and other areas because of fierce clashes between militants and security forces in nearby mountains...

    According to sources, the villagers whose main source of income is farming have sold their animals and properties and moved to other areas as human settlements in the area are not...
  • Top UN official urges 'global response' to settle migration crisis

    GENEVA: The United Nations' top official in charge of migration said on Tuesday the crisis rocking Europe needs a “global response”, insisting that countries worldwide must be asked to do their share...

    “We should have a European response as part of a global response,” UN Special Representative for Migration and Development Peter Sutherland told reporters in Geneva, hinting at the need for an international conference “where every...

  • Climate change causing surge in migration: experts

    Across Pakistan, families are struggling against rising sea level, droughts, floods and other climate-change related pressures...

    Adaptation of migrationA 2012 report by Asian Development Bank estimates that by 2050 there will be more than 250 million people in Bangladesh and Pakistan living in ‘hot spots’ threatened by negative climate change impacts, such as flooding or drought...

  • EU to speed up deportations to tackle migration crisis

    LUXEMBOURG: The European Union nations agreed on Thursday to speed up the deportation of people whose asylum applications were rejected, as they took a harder line towards tackling the worst migration crisis since World War II...

    Ten return flights from Europe would now take place this month, Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said...

  • EU, Turkey strike migration deal

    Summit chairman Tusk stressed that the meeting was primarily about migration rather than improving Turkish ties, which have been strained in recent years as Erdogan has used a powerful electoral mandate to consolidate his power...

    “One main part of this EU-Turkey action plan will be how we can replace illegal migration by legal migration, how we can improve the situation of refugees within Turkey...

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