A new year but future still uncertain

Afghan refugees gathering to renew their Proof of Registration cards at a centre in Peshawar, Pakistan, on New Year's Eve. Hundreds of thousands of people fled Afghanistan during the last three decades of war, with the majority of them taking refuge
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Afghan refugees gathering to renew their Proof of Registration cards at a centre in Peshawar, Pakistan, on New Year's Eve.

Hundreds of thousands of people fled Afghanistan during the last three decades of war, with the majority of them taking refuge in neighbouring Pakistan.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 02, 2016, with the headline 'A new year but future still uncertain'. Print Edition | Subscribe