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repatriation

The transfer of a person to their country of origin. While the term could refer to any person regardless of their health status, repatriation is often a euphemism for the shipping of a body back to the person’s home country for burial.
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Ministry claims only 3,349 Pakistanis repatriated from KSA
Tariq Khan, the director of Provincial Services Academy, has been also been repatriated to his parent health department.
25) By the end of 1945, around five million people had been repatriated to Soviet territory.
The bodies of Thota Ragesh, 28, and Gandla Abhilash, 28, will be repatriated on a Thursday morning flight to Hyderabad, accompanied by their family members, said a senior executive of the workers' company.
One of the repatriated Filipinos flying home is Marlyn, who has been in Qatar for 10 months.
Muscat : Bodies of expatriates are taking weeks to be repatriated to their home countries as sponsors refuse to pay the expenses involved, and social workers have to collect funds from friends and relatives of the victim.
The Ministry of Social Development of Kyrgyzstan has repatriated three children from Russia to Kyrgyzstan since the beginning of 2014, the press service of the Ministry reported on January 28.
We are also (working out) their travel documents, for instance anyone who does not have a valid passport will be issued out-passes, so their bodies are repatriated at the earliest," he added.
Summary: A woman and the body of a deceased man were repatriated from Israel Friday, a statement from the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
THE body of a six-year-old Indian boy who died of an eye infection on Thursday was repatriated yesterday, reports ANIQA HAIDER.
Three other prisoners lodged in Gujarat jails would also be repatriated.
As of the end of December, the government said that the total amount of repatriated assets was worth about EUR100bn.